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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 114 119 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.50% 7.27% 8.56%
As % of the System Software category 63.33% 67.61% 53.36%
Number of salaries quoted 86 109 112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
180 176 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.26% 10.76% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 147 162 214
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 224 (78.87%) Windows
2 209 (73.59%) Microsoft
3 148 (52.11%) VMware
4 132 (46.48%) MS Exchange
5 115 (40.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 104 (36.62%) Hyper-V
7 101 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (32.04%) SQL Server
9 79 (27.82%) SQL
10 72 (25.35%) Citrix
11 68 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 61 (21.48%) SAN
13 60 (21.13%) MS Excel
14 56 (19.72%) Firewall
15 49 (17.25%) vSphere
16 47 (16.55%) Cisco
16 47 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
17 46 (16.20%) LAN
17 46 (16.20%) Windows 7
18 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 41 (14.44%) DNS
19 41 (14.44%) ITIL
20 38 (13.38%) MCSE
20 38 (13.38%) WAN
21 37 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
22 35 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2007
22 35 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2013
23 33 (11.62%) MS Office
24 30 (10.56%) DHCP
24 30 (10.56%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 132 (46.48%) MS Exchange
2 68 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (9.15%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.69%) Lync
6 16 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (5.28%) IIS
8 11 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.11%) NServiceBus
10 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.41%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.70%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.70%) Apache
11 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.70%) CMS
11 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 60 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.06%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.21%) Office 365
2 11 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.11%) Trello
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (21.48%) SAN
2 56 (19.72%) Firewall
3 46 (16.20%) LAN
4 41 (14.44%) DNS
5 38 (13.38%) WAN
6 30 (10.56%) DHCP
7 29 (10.21%) TCP/IP
8 18 (6.34%) NAS
9 15 (5.28%) VPN
10 11 (3.87%) Wireless
11 8 (2.82%) Network Security
12 7 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.46%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.11%) VoIP
13 6 (2.11%) HTTP
14 5 (1.76%) HTTPS
14 5 (1.76%) Wireshark
15 3 (1.06%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.06%) VLAN
15 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.11%) RavenDB
5 3 (1.06%) MySQL
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.70%) MS Access
6 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.76%) RequisitePro
2 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (9.51%) Finance
2 17 (5.99%) Law
2 17 (5.99%) Legal
3 5 (1.76%) Retail
4 3 (1.06%) Advertising
5 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 65 (22.89%) Analyst
2 42 (14.79%) Support Engineer
2 42 (14.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 31 (10.92%) Architect
4 28 (9.86%) Consultant
5 27 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (8.10%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 22 (7.75%) Team Leader
8 20 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (7.04%) Desktop Support
9 19 (6.69%) Technical Architect
9 19 (6.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (5.63%) SharePoint Consultant
10 16 (5.63%) Service Analyst
10 16 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (5.28%) Support Consultant
12 14 (4.93%) Support Team Leader
12 14 (4.93%) Desktop Team Leader
12 14 (4.93%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.04%) .NET
2 7 (2.46%) Web Services
2 7 (2.46%) jQuery
2 7 (2.46%) HTML
3 6 (2.11%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (2.11%) MSMQ
3 6 (2.11%) CSS
4 5 (1.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.41%) WCF
5 4 (1.41%) WPF
5 4 (1.41%) CSLA
6 2 (0.70%) XML
6 2 (0.70%) SOAP
7 1 (0.35%) COM
7 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.56%) Clustering
2 27 (9.51%) Blackberry
3 20 (7.04%) User Experience
4 10 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.11%) GIS
5 6 (2.11%) Handset
6 5 (1.76%) iSeries
6 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) Life Science
8 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.35%) iPhone
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
9 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 224 (78.87%) Windows
2 101 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (16.20%) Windows 7
4 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.80%) Linux
7 23 (8.10%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.87%) Android
9 9 (3.17%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.46%) CentOS
11 5 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.76%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.76%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.41%) UNIX
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.44%) ITIL
2 26 (9.15%) Service Delivery
3 21 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (5.99%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (5.63%) Business Continuity
6 15 (5.28%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.28%) Time Management
7 11 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (3.87%) CRM
8 10 (3.52%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 9 (3.17%) Project Management
9 9 (3.17%) Network Management
10 7 (2.46%) Use Case
10 7 (2.46%) Release Management
10 7 (2.46%) High Availability
10 7 (2.46%) Migration
11 6 (2.11%) Software Engineering
11 6 (2.11%) MVC
11 6 (2.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 79 (27.82%) SQL
2 15 (5.28%) C#
3 13 (4.58%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.82%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.46%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.11%) PHP
6 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.11%) C
7 5 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.41%) VBScript
8 4 (1.41%) Java
9 3 (1.06%) VB
10 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (13.38%) MCSE
3 28 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (9.86%) Security Cleared
4 23 (8.10%) MCSA
5 19 (6.69%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.63%) MCITP
6 16 (5.63%) Degree
7 14 (4.93%) MCP
7 14 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.82%) CCNA
8 8 (2.82%) VCP4
9 6 (2.11%) CCNP
10 5 (1.76%) CCA
10 5 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.70%) MCTS
11 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.35%) VCAP
12 1 (0.35%) CCAA
12 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 115 (40.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (36.62%) Hyper-V
3 49 (17.25%) vSphere
4 23 (8.10%) VMware ESX
5 21 (7.39%) XenApp
6 15 (5.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (3.87%) Terminal Services
8 10 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.82%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.41%) XenServer
11 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.70%) vCloud
12 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 30 (10.56%) SCCM
2 16 (5.63%) SCOM
3 14 (4.93%) WSUS
4 9 (3.17%) MOM
5 8 (2.82%) SCDPM
6 7 (2.46%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.11%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.41%) Nagios
10 3 (1.06%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.70%) SCSM
12 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 209 (73.59%) Microsoft
2 148 (52.11%) VMware
3 72 (25.35%) Citrix
4 47 (16.55%) Cisco
5 21 (7.39%) NetApp
6 16 (5.63%) Dell
7 14 (4.93%) EMC
8 13 (4.58%) Juniper
8 13 (4.58%) Apple
9 12 (4.23%) HP
10 8 (2.82%) IBM
11 7 (2.46%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.11%) Symantec
13 4 (1.41%) Veeam
13 4 (1.41%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.06%) Avaya
14 3 (1.06%) Altiris
14 3 (1.06%) LANDesk
14 3 (1.06%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.06%) Adobe
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