The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 210 136 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.91% 7.37% 6.74%
As % of the System Software category 69.31% 70.47% 67.54%
Number of salaries quoted 180 119 123
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Active Directory
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
303 193 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.86% 10.46% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 237 168 179
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 220 (62.68%) Windows
2 206 (58.69%) Microsoft
3 148 (42.17%) VMware
4 129 (36.75%) Windows Server
5 113 (32.19%) MS Exchange
6 104 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 87 (24.79%) Hyper-V
8 85 (24.22%) Citrix
9 82 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 80 (22.79%) ITIL
11 76 (21.65%) MS Excel
12 72 (20.51%) LAN
12 72 (20.51%) Cisco
12 72 (20.51%) WAN
13 68 (19.37%) Firewall
14 66 (18.80%) SLA
15 59 (16.81%) DNS
16 55 (15.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 52 (14.81%) SQL Server
18 51 (14.53%) DHCP
19 50 (14.25%) SAN
20 47 (13.39%) VPN
20 47 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2003
21 46 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
22 45 (12.82%) Skype for Business
22 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (12.54%) Data Centre
24 42 (11.97%) SQL
25 41 (11.68%) Windows 8
26 39 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (32.19%) MS Exchange
2 47 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 45 (12.82%) Skype for Business
4 36 (10.26%) IIS
5 34 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (5.41%) IBM Notes
8 17 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (3.42%) IBM Domino
10 11 (3.13%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.85%) SharePoint
11 10 (2.85%) WordPress
12 6 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.42%) JBoss
14 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.85%) Apache
15 3 (0.85%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 76 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.99%) assyst
2 8 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.55%) Office 365
3 19 (5.41%) IaaS
4 13 (3.70%) Mimecast
5 11 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.99%) PaaS
8 4 (1.14%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (20.51%) LAN
1 72 (20.51%) WAN
2 68 (19.37%) Firewall
3 59 (16.81%) DNS
4 51 (14.53%) DHCP
5 50 (14.25%) SAN
6 47 (13.39%) VPN
7 26 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 21 (5.98%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (5.70%) VLAN
10 16 (4.56%) VoIP
11 15 (4.27%) SSL
12 12 (3.42%) Wireless
13 10 (2.85%) NetScaler
13 10 (2.85%) Network Security
14 9 (2.56%) Skype
15 8 (2.28%) Cisco IPT
15 8 (2.28%) IPsec
15 8 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (1.99%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.99%) MySQL
5 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.14%) Informix
6 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.85%) SSDT
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (9.12%) Finance
2 18 (5.13%) French Language
3 16 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.99%) Retail
5 13 (3.70%) German Language
6 11 (3.13%) Banking
7 10 (2.85%) Automotive
7 10 (2.85%) Legal
8 7 (1.99%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.42%) Law
10 3 (0.85%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (17.66%) Analyst
2 50 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (13.68%) Support Engineer
4 38 (10.83%) IT Support
5 35 (9.97%) Architect
6 27 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 22 (6.27%) Administrator
8 19 (5.41%) IT Analyst
8 19 (5.41%) IT Engineer
8 19 (5.41%) Service Analyst
9 17 (4.84%) IT Security Officer
9 17 (4.84%) Security Officer
10 16 (4.56%) Consultant
11 15 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (4.27%) Exchange Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Service Desk Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.99%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.85%) .NET
1 10 (2.85%) HTML
2 7 (1.99%) Web Services
3 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.14%) Ajax
3 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.14%) Classic ASP
3 4 (1.14%) CSS
3 4 (1.14%) CSS3
3 4 (1.14%) HTML5
3 4 (1.14%) jQuery
4 3 (0.85%) J2EE
4 3 (0.85%) JMS
4 3 (0.85%) Middleware
4 3 (0.85%) REST
4 3 (0.85%) SAML
4 3 (0.85%) SOAP
4 3 (0.85%) WSDL
4 3 (0.85%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.54%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.56%) Clustering
4 9 (2.56%) Replication
5 8 (2.28%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.71%) Handset
6 6 (1.71%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.14%) CMDB
7 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.14%) iSeries
7 4 (1.14%) PKI
8 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.85%) Fintech
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 220 (62.68%) Windows
2 129 (36.75%) Windows Server
3 82 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (15.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (11.68%) Windows 8
6 39 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (10.83%) Windows 7
8 26 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 22 (6.27%) Linux
10 19 (5.41%) Windows 10
10 19 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.99%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.71%) Unix
13 4 (1.14%) HPUX
13 4 (1.14%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.57%) Android
14 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.79%) ITIL
2 30 (8.55%) SIEM
3 23 (6.55%) Information Security
4 21 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.84%) ITIL V3
6 16 (4.56%) Migration
6 16 (4.56%) Presales
6 16 (4.56%) TOGAF
7 15 (4.27%) Patch Management
8 14 (3.99%) Validation
9 13 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (3.42%) Project Management
11 11 (3.13%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.13%) CRM
11 11 (3.13%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.13%) Service Delivery
12 10 (2.85%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (2.85%) Mentoring
12 10 (2.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.97%) SQL
2 17 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.27%) C
4 12 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.13%) Java
6 7 (1.99%) C#
7 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.57%) Python
8 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) Tcl
9 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (10.54%) MCSE
3 23 (6.55%) MCSA
4 20 (5.70%) CCNA
4 20 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 16 (4.56%) Degree
6 16 (4.56%) MCITP
7 15 (4.27%) MCTS
8 14 (3.99%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.42%) CCNP
10 10 (2.85%) CISSP
10 10 (2.85%) MCDST
11 7 (1.99%) CISM
12 6 (1.71%) CISA
12 6 (1.71%) CRISC
12 6 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.42%) MCP
14 4 (1.14%) MCAD
14 4 (1.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (18.80%) SLA
2 7 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) COBIT
3 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (24.79%) Hyper-V
3 32 (9.12%) vSphere
4 29 (8.26%) XenApp
5 22 (6.27%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.42%) Firmware
9 4 (1.14%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.14%) XenServer
10 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.57%) Snort
11 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.57%) Xen
12 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (9.69%) SCCM
2 31 (8.83%) SCOM
3 30 (8.55%) WSUS
4 20 (5.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (3.42%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.42%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.57%) Nessus
9 2 (0.57%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.57%) Proventia
9 2 (0.57%) QRadar
10 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.28%) SCSM
10 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 206 (58.69%) Microsoft
2 148 (42.17%) VMware
3 85 (24.22%) Citrix
4 72 (20.51%) Cisco
5 26 (7.41%) Symantec
6 25 (7.12%) HP
7 24 (6.84%) SonicWALL
8 23 (6.55%) IBM
9 22 (6.27%) NetApp
10 18 (5.13%) Acronis
11 17 (4.84%) Veeam
12 12 (3.42%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.56%) Apple
14 8 (2.28%) Aerohive Networks
14 8 (2.28%) LANDesk
14 8 (2.28%) Ruckus Wireless
15 7 (1.99%) Dell
15 7 (1.99%) Lotus
16 6 (1.71%) Avaya
16 6 (1.71%) Juniper
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