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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 126 149 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.02% 8.65% 6.45%
As % of the System Software category 65.97% 57.53% 64.83%
Number of salaries quoted 120 117 77
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
191 259 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.65% 15.04% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 180 210 124
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 24 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 170 (75.56%) Windows
2 120 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 97 (43.11%) VMware
4 96 (42.67%) MS Exchange
5 73 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (27.56%) MS Excel
8 58 (25.78%) MS Office
9 57 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (24.00%) Citrix
11 50 (22.22%) Windows XP
12 48 (21.33%) Windows 7
13 47 (20.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 44 (19.56%) Hyper-V
15 43 (19.11%) ITIL
15 43 (19.11%) SCCM
16 42 (18.67%) Cisco
16 42 (18.67%) Firewall
17 41 (18.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 40 (17.78%) VPN
19 39 (17.33%) WAN
20 35 (15.56%) SQL Server
20 35 (15.56%) Finance
20 35 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
21 34 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2007
22 31 (13.78%) LAN
22 31 (13.78%) TCP/IP
23 30 (13.33%) Blackberry
23 30 (13.33%) Office 365
24 29 (12.89%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 96 (42.67%) MS Exchange
2 47 (20.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (12.00%) Lync
6 24 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (10.22%) SharePoint
8 19 (8.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2000
10 9 (4.00%) Apache
10 9 (4.00%) Tomcat
11 8 (3.56%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (2.22%) WebSphere
12 5 (2.22%) WebLogic
12 5 (2.22%) IIS
13 4 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 62 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 58 (25.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) assyst
2 5 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.67%) Firewall
2 40 (17.78%) VPN
3 39 (17.33%) WAN
4 31 (13.78%) LAN
4 31 (13.78%) TCP/IP
5 27 (12.00%) SAN
6 23 (10.22%) DNS
7 19 (8.44%) Unified Communications
8 15 (6.67%) Internet
9 14 (6.22%) LDAP
10 13 (5.78%) DHCP
11 11 (4.89%) Wireless
12 9 (4.00%) ADSL
13 7 (3.11%) NAS
13 7 (3.11%) MPLS
14 6 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.67%) IP Telephony
14 6 (2.67%) VLAN
15 5 (2.22%) Ethernet
16 4 (1.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.33%) MySQL
4 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MSI
1 9 (4.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
General
1 35 (15.56%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Legal
3 8 (3.56%) Advertising
3 8 (3.56%) Banking
4 6 (2.67%) Law
5 5 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Publishing
6 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (25.78%) Consultant
2 44 (19.56%) Analyst
3 27 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 27 (12.00%) Architect
3 27 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 22 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 18 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 16 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.11%) Service Manager
6 16 (7.11%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (6.67%) IT Support
8 12 (5.33%) Server Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.33%) Desktop Support
9 10 (4.44%) Wintel Architect
10 9 (4.00%) Software Packager
10 9 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (4.00%) Applications Packager
11 8 (3.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.67%) Web Services
2 5 (2.22%) Ajax
2 5 (2.22%) XSL
2 5 (2.22%) XSLT
2 5 (2.22%) HTML
2 5 (2.22%) CSS
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 1 (0.44%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.44%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.44%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.11%) Clustering
3 8 (3.56%) iPhone
3 8 (3.56%) iPad
4 7 (3.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.11%) PDA
5 6 (2.67%) Handset
5 6 (2.67%) Replication
6 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.33%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 170 (75.56%) Windows
2 73 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 48 (21.33%) Windows 7
6 21 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.22%) Windows 2000
8 12 (5.33%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.44%) Linux
10 8 (3.56%) Android
10 8 (3.56%) Windows Phone
11 6 (2.67%) Windows Phone 7
11 6 (2.67%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.89%) UNIX
12 2 (0.89%) Solaris
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.11%) ITIL
2 29 (12.89%) Service Delivery
3 27 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (9.78%) Migration
5 17 (7.56%) Server Monitoring
6 16 (7.11%) ITIL V3
6 16 (7.11%) Operations Management
7 12 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (5.33%) Project Management
8 8 (3.56%) Change Management
8 8 (3.56%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.67%) Service Management
10 6 (2.67%) Workflow
10 6 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (2.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (2.67%) Integration Testing
10 6 (2.67%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.56%) SQL
2 14 (6.22%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.00%) VBScript
4 5 (2.22%) VB
4 5 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.22%) Perl
5 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.44%) C
7 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (18.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.89%) MCP
2 29 (12.89%) MCITP
3 26 (11.56%) Security Cleared
4 25 (11.11%) MCSE
5 19 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.78%) MCTS
8 9 (4.00%) MCSA
9 8 (3.56%) Degree
10 6 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.67%) CCIA
11 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.78%) CCNA
12 4 (1.78%) CCEE
13 3 (1.33%) VCAP
14 1 (0.44%) CCEA
14 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.44%) CCA
14 1 (0.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (19.56%) Hyper-V
3 20 (8.89%) XenApp
4 19 (8.44%) VMware ESX
5 17 (7.56%) Terminal Services
6 16 (7.11%) vSphere
6 16 (7.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (4.89%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.11%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (2.22%) UAG
11 5 (2.22%) XenServer
12 4 (1.78%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.78%) KVM
13 3 (1.33%) vCloud
13 3 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.89%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.44%) Xen
15 1 (0.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (19.11%) SCCM
2 24 (10.67%) SCOM
3 18 (8.00%) WSUS
4 13 (5.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (4.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (4.89%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.11%) SCDPM
7 6 (2.67%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (2.22%) SCSM
8 5 (2.22%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.22%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.22%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.78%) MOM
9 4 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.33%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.89%) Nagios
11 2 (0.89%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 120 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 97 (43.11%) VMware
3 54 (24.00%) Citrix
4 42 (18.67%) Cisco
5 23 (10.22%) HP
6 20 (8.89%) NetApp
7 18 (8.00%) Symantec
8 7 (3.11%) Intel
9 6 (2.67%) IBM
9 6 (2.67%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.78%) Dell
11 3 (1.33%) Kaspersky
11 3 (1.33%) Remedy
11 3 (1.33%) Juniper
12 2 (0.89%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.89%) Lotus
12 2 (0.89%) EMC
12 2 (0.89%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.44%) M86 Security
13 1 (0.44%) 3PAR
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