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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 28 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 120 139 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.73% 6.42% 9.31%
As % of the System Software category 61.22% 56.05% 72.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80 125 142
Median salary £35,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
196 248 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.99% 11.45% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 143 207 203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 24 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 241 (77.49%) Microsoft
2 190 (61.09%) Windows
3 185 (59.49%) VMware
4 140 (45.02%) MS Excel
5 134 (43.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 127 (40.84%) Citrix
7 107 (34.41%) MS Exchange
8 101 (32.48%) Data Centre
9 92 (29.58%) Windows Server
10 88 (28.30%) Hyper-V
11 69 (22.19%) Cisco
12 68 (21.86%) DNS
12 68 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 66 (21.22%) Service Delivery
14 62 (19.94%) Firewall
14 62 (19.94%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (18.97%) Office 365
16 56 (18.01%) SCCM
17 54 (17.36%) ITIL
18 52 (16.72%) SQL
18 52 (16.72%) DHCP
18 52 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
19 49 (15.76%) Network Security
19 49 (15.76%) Windows 7
20 47 (15.11%) MS Office
21 42 (13.50%) SCOM
22 41 (13.18%) Linux
23 35 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
23 35 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
24 34 (10.93%) Process Improvement

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
1 107 (34.41%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.32%) IIS
3 25 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.57%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.93%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.29%) Apache
10 4 (1.29%) Moodle
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.64%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 140 (45.02%) MS Excel
2 47 (15.11%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS Project
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.57%) assyst
2 7 (2.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (18.97%) Office 365
3 35 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.89%) IaaS
5 8 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.57%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (21.86%) DNS
2 62 (19.94%) Firewall
3 52 (16.72%) DHCP
4 49 (15.76%) Network Security
5 29 (9.32%) LAN
6 25 (8.04%) SAN
6 25 (8.04%) WAN
7 20 (6.43%) TCP/IP
8 19 (6.11%) SSL
9 14 (4.50%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (4.18%) IPv4
10 13 (4.18%) VPN
11 10 (3.22%) Skype
12 9 (2.89%) VLAN
13 7 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.25%) Wireless
14 6 (1.93%) Internet
14 6 (1.93%) IPsec
15 4 (1.29%) NAS
15 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.61%) MS Access
3 4 (1.29%) MySQL
3 4 (1.29%) ZAP BI
4 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.32%) DTS
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Burp Suite
1 4 (1.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (7.07%) Finance
2 19 (6.11%) Publishing
3 10 (3.22%) Retail
4 9 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.57%) Advertising
6 6 (1.93%) Legal
7 5 (1.61%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (15.43%) Analyst
2 45 (14.47%) Support Engineer
3 43 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (9.32%) Operations Manager
5 26 (8.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (6.75%) IT Support
7 21 (6.75%) Support Analyst
7 21 (6.75%) Technical Specialist
8 20 (6.43%) Support Manager
9 19 (6.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 19 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.79%) Delivery Manager
10 18 (5.79%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 18 (5.79%) Technical Manager
11 17 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (4.82%) Service Analyst
12 15 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.54%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (0.64%) HTML
2 2 (0.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.32%) COM
3 1 (0.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (32.48%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 21 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.11%) CMDB
5 13 (4.18%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.25%) iPhone
8 6 (1.93%) Clustering
8 6 (1.93%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (1.29%) FMCG
9 4 (1.29%) Handset
10 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.64%) EPoS
12 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (61.09%) Windows
2 92 (29.58%) Windows Server
3 68 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (15.76%) Windows 7
6 41 (13.18%) Linux
7 35 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (7.72%) Windows 10
9 17 (5.47%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.82%) Unix
11 7 (2.25%) Android
11 7 (2.25%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.93%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.64%) Solaris
13 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.22%) Service Delivery
2 54 (17.36%) ITIL
3 34 (10.93%) Process Improvement
4 27 (8.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 25 (8.04%) Problem Management
6 24 (7.72%) Trend Analysis
7 22 (7.07%) Presales
8 21 (6.75%) Line Management
9 19 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.18%) Incident Management
10 13 (4.18%) Service Management
11 12 (3.86%) Patch Management
11 12 (3.86%) SIEM
12 10 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (3.22%) Migration
13 9 (2.89%) Software Engineering
14 8 (2.57%) Change Management
14 8 (2.57%) Validation
15 7 (2.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.72%) SQL
2 22 (7.07%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.22%) C
4 6 (1.93%) C#
4 6 (1.93%) VBScript
5 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.32%) Perl
6 1 (0.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.32%) Python
6 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.00%) MCSE
3 19 (6.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (6.11%) LPIC
4 18 (5.79%) Degree
5 15 (4.82%) MCSA
6 10 (3.22%) CISSP
6 10 (3.22%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.89%) MCP
8 8 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.25%) CEH
10 6 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.29%) CCNA
12 4 (1.29%) CISM
12 4 (1.29%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.29%) GIAC
12 4 (1.29%) MCITP
12 4 (1.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.29%) SLA
2 19 (6.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (43.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (28.30%) Hyper-V
3 23 (7.40%) vSphere
4 20 (6.43%) Firmware
5 19 (6.11%) Terminal Services
6 14 (4.50%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (4.18%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 13 (4.18%) XenApp
8 8 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.61%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.61%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.29%) NFS
11 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.64%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 56 (18.01%) SCCM
2 42 (13.50%) SCOM
3 19 (6.11%) Backup Exec
3 19 (6.11%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.93%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.61%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.96%) WSUS
8 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 241 (77.49%) Microsoft
2 185 (59.49%) VMware
3 127 (40.84%) Citrix
4 69 (22.19%) Cisco
5 25 (8.04%) Dell
6 24 (7.72%) NetApp
7 23 (7.40%) IBM
8 22 (7.07%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.82%) HP
10 14 (4.50%) CheckPoint
10 14 (4.50%) SonicWALL
11 10 (3.22%) Veeam
12 9 (2.89%) Symantec
13 8 (2.57%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.93%) LANDesk
14 6 (1.93%) LogRhythm
14 6 (1.93%) Lotus
15 5 (1.61%) Adobe
16 4 (1.29%) Oracle
17 3 (0.96%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: Car or All + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago