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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 111 122 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.11% 5.69% 4.42%
As % of the System Software category 56.92% 41.64% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 94 111 69
Average salary £39,375 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.53% -9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
195 293 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.98% 13.67% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 166 271 125
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 186 (80.87%) Windows
2 152 (66.09%) Microsoft
3 133 (57.83%) VMware
4 115 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 103 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (37.83%) Hyper-V
7 82 (35.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 80 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (33.04%) Citrix
10 63 (27.39%) Cisco
10 63 (27.39%) MCSE
11 61 (26.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 58 (25.22%) MS Office
13 53 (23.04%) SAN
13 53 (23.04%) Exchange Server 2003
14 48 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (20.43%) MCITP
15 47 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (19.57%) XenDesktop
16 45 (19.57%) MS Excel
17 44 (19.13%) Firewall
18 43 (18.70%) Office 365
19 42 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2013
19 42 (18.26%) NetApp
20 41 (17.83%) VPN
21 39 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2007
21 39 (16.96%) Lync
22 38 (16.52%) Windows 7
22 38 (16.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 38 (16.52%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 115 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 61 (26.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (23.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 42 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (16.96%) Lync
6 23 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 18 (7.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2000
9 14 (6.09%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (5.22%) IIS
11 8 (3.48%) Apache
12 7 (3.04%) Tomcat
12 7 (3.04%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
Applications
1 58 (25.22%) MS Office
2 45 (19.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.70%) Office 365
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.04%) SAN
2 44 (19.13%) Firewall
3 41 (17.83%) VPN
4 33 (14.35%) TCP/IP
5 29 (12.61%) WAN
6 25 (10.87%) Unified Communications
7 20 (8.70%) DHCP
8 19 (8.26%) LAN
8 19 (8.26%) NAS
9 18 (7.83%) DNS
10 14 (6.09%) Internet
11 12 (5.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (5.22%) WAAS
12 11 (4.78%) IPsec
13 9 (3.91%) Ethernet
13 9 (3.91%) VLAN
14 8 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (3.48%) Wireless
14 8 (3.48%) ADSL
14 8 (3.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.43%) ProC
1 1 (0.43%) RequisitePro
General
1 35 (15.22%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Law
3 8 (3.48%) Legal
4 4 (1.74%) Back Office
5 3 (1.30%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (26.96%) Consultant
2 44 (19.13%) Analyst
3 32 (13.91%) Microsoft Consultant
4 29 (12.61%) Architect
5 28 (12.17%) Support Analyst
6 27 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (7.83%) Service Manager
8 17 (7.39%) Administrator
9 16 (6.96%) Support Engineer
10 14 (6.09%) Exchange Consultant
10 14 (6.09%) Technical Architect
11 12 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (4.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 10 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.35%) Network Engineer
13 9 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
14 8 (3.48%) IT Administrator
14 8 (3.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 8 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) Ajax
1 2 (0.87%) HTML
1 2 (0.87%) .NET
1 2 (0.87%) CSS
1 2 (0.87%) Web Services
1 2 (0.87%) XSL
1 2 (0.87%) XSLT
2 1 (0.43%) Middleware
2 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.52%) Clustering
3 9 (3.91%) Replication
4 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.48%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.04%) CLARiiON
5 7 (3.04%) Celerra
6 5 (2.17%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.74%) Handset
8 3 (1.30%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) PDA
9 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 186 (80.87%) Windows
2 82 (35.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (16.52%) Windows 7
5 38 (16.52%) Windows XP
6 21 (9.13%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.91%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.61%) Linux
9 5 (2.17%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.74%) Android
11 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.87%) UNIX
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.43%) Solaris
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.65%) ITIL
2 25 (10.87%) Service Delivery
2 25 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (10.00%) Project Management
4 21 (9.13%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (8.26%) Migration
6 17 (7.39%) Operations Management
6 17 (7.39%) ITIL V3
6 17 (7.39%) Server Monitoring
7 14 (6.09%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (3.04%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.61%) Network Management
9 6 (2.61%) Change Control
10 5 (2.17%) Document Management
11 4 (1.74%) Business Continuity
11 4 (1.74%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (1.30%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.30%) SQL
2 16 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.17%) VBScript
3 5 (2.17%) VB
3 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.87%) Perl
5 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (27.39%) MCSE
3 47 (20.43%) MCITP
4 38 (16.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (13.91%) MCTS
6 29 (12.61%) Citrix Certification
7 28 (12.17%) MCP
8 25 (10.87%) CCA
9 21 (9.13%) MCSA
10 17 (7.39%) CCEE
11 16 (6.96%) Security Cleared
12 15 (6.52%) Degree
13 12 (5.22%) VTSP
13 12 (5.22%) NCDA
13 12 (5.22%) NCIE
14 11 (4.78%) SC Cleared
14 11 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (4.35%) CCNA
15 10 (4.35%) CCIA
16 8 (3.48%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (37.83%) Hyper-V
3 45 (19.57%) XenDesktop
4 28 (12.17%) XenApp
5 25 (10.87%) vSphere
6 19 (8.26%) VMware ESX
7 13 (5.65%) Terminal Services
8 12 (5.22%) vCloud
9 11 (4.78%) XenServer
10 9 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (3.48%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.30%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.87%) UAG
16 1 (0.43%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (13.91%) SCCM
2 23 (10.00%) WSUS
3 21 (9.13%) SCOM
4 12 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (4.78%) Backup Exec
6 10 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (4.35%) SCVMM
7 9 (3.91%) SCDPM
8 8 (3.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (2.17%) SCSM
9 5 (2.17%) XenMobile
9 5 (2.17%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.74%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.74%) ARCserve
11 3 (1.30%) MOM
12 2 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.43%) AppDNA
13 1 (0.43%) CA SiteMinder
13 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 152 (66.09%) Microsoft
2 133 (57.83%) VMware
3 76 (33.04%) Citrix
4 63 (27.39%) Cisco
5 42 (18.26%) NetApp
6 31 (13.48%) HP
7 15 (6.52%) Symantec
7 15 (6.52%) EMC
8 10 (4.35%) SonicWALL
9 9 (3.91%) Websense
10 8 (3.48%) Intel
11 7 (3.04%) 3PAR
11 7 (3.04%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.61%) Juniper
12 6 (2.61%) Apple
12 6 (2.61%) Kaspersky
13 5 (2.17%) IBM
14 4 (1.74%) Remedy
14 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.30%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car OR car allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JLL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago