The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 115 120 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.99% 5.98% 5.05%
As % of the System Software category 59.59% 45.28% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 104 110 82
Average salary £36,740 £33,638 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.22% -6.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,575 £21,225 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
193 265 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.06% 13.20% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 169 246 150
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 193 (80.08%) Windows
2 152 (63.07%) Microsoft
3 132 (54.77%) VMware
4 120 (49.79%) MS Exchange
5 100 (41.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 84 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (33.61%) Hyper-V
8 66 (27.39%) Citrix
8 66 (27.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 65 (26.97%) Cisco
10 63 (26.14%) MS Office
11 61 (25.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 57 (23.65%) MS Excel
13 54 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 50 (20.75%) MCSE
14 50 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2003
15 49 (20.33%) VPN
16 48 (19.92%) SAN
17 46 (19.09%) Firewall
17 46 (19.09%) Windows 7
18 45 (18.67%) Windows XP
19 43 (17.84%) MCITP
20 42 (17.43%) Lync
21 41 (17.01%) Office 365
21 41 (17.01%) SQL Server
22 40 (16.60%) TCP/IP
22 40 (16.60%) NetApp
22 40 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2007
22 40 (16.60%) Finance
22 40 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 120 (49.79%) MS Exchange
2 61 (25.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 42 (17.43%) Lync
5 40 (16.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (11.20%) SharePoint
8 21 (8.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2000
10 13 (5.39%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (4.56%) IIS
12 10 (4.15%) Apache
12 10 (4.15%) Tomcat
13 6 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
15 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.41%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 63 (26.14%) MS Office
2 57 (23.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.01%) Office 365
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.33%) VPN
2 48 (19.92%) SAN
3 46 (19.09%) Firewall
4 40 (16.60%) TCP/IP
5 37 (15.35%) WAN
6 27 (11.20%) LAN
7 25 (10.37%) Unified Communications
8 21 (8.71%) DHCP
9 19 (7.88%) DNS
9 19 (7.88%) Internet
10 18 (7.47%) NAS
11 10 (4.15%) IPsec
11 10 (4.15%) Ethernet
11 10 (4.15%) ADSL
12 9 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (3.32%) VLAN
13 8 (3.32%) WAAS
13 8 (3.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (3.32%) MPLS
14 7 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.83%) MySQL
6 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) MSI
1 3 (1.24%) InstallShield
1 3 (1.24%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.41%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.41%) RequisitePro
General
1 40 (16.60%) Finance
2 12 (4.98%) Legal
3 11 (4.56%) Law
4 5 (2.07%) Banking
4 5 (2.07%) Retail
5 4 (1.66%) Back Office
6 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (28.22%) Consultant
2 46 (19.09%) Analyst
3 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 31 (12.86%) Architect
4 31 (12.86%) Support Analyst
5 23 (9.54%) Support Engineer
6 22 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.88%) Service Manager
8 17 (7.05%) Technical Architect
9 15 (6.22%) Technical Consultant
9 15 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (5.39%) Administrator
10 13 (5.39%) Exchange Consultant
11 12 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (4.15%) Network Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) Desktop Support
13 9 (3.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 9 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) IT Support
14 8 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.24%) CSS
1 3 (1.24%) Web Services
1 3 (1.24%) XSL
1 3 (1.24%) XSLT
1 3 (1.24%) HTML
1 3 (1.24%) Ajax
2 2 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.64%) Clustering
3 10 (4.15%) Replication
4 8 (3.32%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.66%) Handset
6 4 (1.66%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.66%) Celerra
6 4 (1.66%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.24%) iPhone
8 1 (0.41%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.41%) PDA
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 193 (80.08%) Windows
2 84 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (19.09%) Windows 7
5 45 (18.67%) Windows XP
6 40 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (9.54%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.73%) Linux
9 8 (3.32%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.07%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.24%) Android
11 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.83%) UNIX
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) Solaris
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.18%) ITIL
2 30 (12.45%) Service Delivery
3 28 (11.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (9.96%) Project Management
5 23 (9.54%) Migration
6 21 (8.71%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (7.47%) Operations Management
7 18 (7.47%) ITIL V3
7 18 (7.47%) Server Monitoring
8 13 (5.39%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (2.90%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (2.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (2.49%) Change Management
10 6 (2.49%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.07%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.07%) Network Management
11 5 (2.07%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.07%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.96%) SQL
2 14 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.49%) VBScript
3 6 (2.49%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.07%) VB
5 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.24%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (27.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (20.75%) MCSE
3 43 (17.84%) MCITP
4 31 (12.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (12.45%) MCTS
5 30 (12.45%) MCP
6 23 (9.54%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
8 18 (7.47%) CCA
9 16 (6.64%) CCEE
10 15 (6.22%) MCSA
11 14 (5.81%) Degree
12 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
13 9 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (3.32%) VTSP
14 8 (3.32%) NCDA
14 8 (3.32%) NCIE
14 8 (3.32%) CCIA
14 8 (3.32%) CCNA
15 5 (2.07%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (41.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (33.61%) Hyper-V
3 38 (15.77%) XenDesktop
4 21 (8.71%) XenApp
5 20 (8.30%) VMware ESX
6 19 (7.88%) vSphere
7 17 (7.05%) Terminal Services
8 13 (5.39%) XenServer
9 10 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (3.73%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (3.32%) vCloud
12 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.66%) UAG
14 3 (1.24%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.41%) KVM
15 1 (0.41%) Xen
15 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (14.94%) SCCM
2 23 (9.54%) WSUS
3 22 (9.13%) SCOM
4 14 (5.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (4.98%) Backup Exec
6 10 (4.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (3.73%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.90%) SCDPM
9 6 (2.49%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.07%) ARCserve
10 5 (2.07%) SCOrch
10 5 (2.07%) SCSM
10 5 (2.07%) XenMobile
11 4 (1.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.66%) MOM
12 1 (0.41%) Nagios
12 1 (0.41%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 152 (63.07%) Microsoft
2 132 (54.77%) VMware
3 66 (27.39%) Citrix
4 65 (26.97%) Cisco
5 40 (16.60%) NetApp
6 30 (12.45%) HP
7 19 (7.88%) Symantec
8 11 (4.56%) EMC
9 10 (4.15%) Intel
10 8 (3.32%) SonicWALL
11 7 (2.90%) Juniper
12 5 (2.07%) Apple
12 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.07%) IBM
12 5 (2.07%) Kaspersky
12 5 (2.07%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.07%) Websense
13 4 (1.66%) Remedy
14 3 (1.24%) LANDesk
14 3 (1.24%) WatchGuard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-upon-Avon (commutable from Birmingham)
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago