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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 125 145 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.94% 8.36% 6.05%
As % of the System Software category 67.57% 56.64% 64.23%
Number of salaries quoted 118 113 71
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,657 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +3.56%
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
185 256 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.27% 14.76% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 175 206 115
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +29.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £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 17 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 172 (75.77%) Windows
2 122 (53.74%) Microsoft
3 96 (42.29%) MS Exchange
4 95 (41.85%) VMware
5 76 (33.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 64 (28.19%) MS Excel
8 60 (26.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (24.67%) Citrix
10 54 (23.79%) MS Office
11 49 (21.59%) Windows XP
11 49 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 47 (20.70%) Windows 7
13 46 (20.26%) SCCM
14 44 (19.38%) ITIL
14 44 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (18.94%) Hyper-V
16 42 (18.50%) Cisco
16 42 (18.50%) Firewall
17 39 (17.18%) VPN
17 39 (17.18%) WAN
18 37 (16.30%) SQL Server
19 36 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2003
20 34 (14.98%) Finance
20 34 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2007
21 32 (14.10%) LAN
22 30 (13.22%) TCP/IP
22 30 (13.22%) MCP
22 30 (13.22%) MCITP
23 29 (12.78%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (42.29%) MS Exchange
2 49 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (12.78%) Lync
6 24 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (9.69%) SharePoint
8 17 (7.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (3.96%) Apache
9 9 (3.96%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.52%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (2.20%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.20%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.76%) IIS
12 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 64 (28.19%) MS Excel
2 54 (23.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) assyst
2 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.50%) Firewall
2 39 (17.18%) VPN
2 39 (17.18%) WAN
3 32 (14.10%) LAN
4 30 (13.22%) TCP/IP
5 26 (11.45%) SAN
6 25 (11.01%) DNS
7 17 (7.49%) Unified Communications
8 15 (6.61%) Internet
8 15 (6.61%) DHCP
9 14 (6.17%) LDAP
10 12 (5.29%) Wireless
11 8 (3.52%) ADSL
12 7 (3.08%) MPLS
13 6 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.64%) IP Telephony
13 6 (2.64%) VLAN
13 6 (2.64%) NAS
14 5 (2.20%) IPsec
14 5 (2.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) MSI
1 10 (4.41%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
General
1 34 (14.98%) Finance
2 14 (6.17%) Legal
3 8 (3.52%) Advertising
3 8 (3.52%) Law
3 8 (3.52%) Banking
4 5 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (25.55%) Consultant
2 43 (18.94%) Analyst
3 28 (12.33%) Architect
3 28 (12.33%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.01%) Support Analyst
5 23 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (8.37%) Technical Architect
7 17 (7.49%) Technical Consultant
7 17 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Consultant
8 16 (7.05%) IT Support
9 14 (6.17%) Service Manager
10 13 (5.73%) Desktop Support
11 12 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.29%) Server Engineer
12 10 (4.41%) Applications Packager
12 10 (4.41%) Software Packager
12 10 (4.41%) Wintel Architect
13 9 (3.96%) IT Support Analyst
14 8 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) Web Services
2 5 (2.20%) Ajax
2 5 (2.20%) HTML
2 5 (2.20%) CSS
2 5 (2.20%) XSL
2 5 (2.20%) XSLT
3 2 (0.88%) .NET
3 2 (0.88%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.44%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.33%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.05%) Clustering
3 8 (3.52%) iPhone
3 8 (3.52%) iPad
4 7 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.64%) PDA
5 6 (2.64%) Handset
5 6 (2.64%) Replication
6 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.32%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 172 (75.77%) Windows
2 76 (33.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (26.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (21.59%) Windows XP
5 47 (20.70%) Windows 7
6 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.17%) Windows 2000
8 12 (5.29%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.41%) Linux
10 8 (3.52%) Windows Phone
10 8 (3.52%) Android
11 6 (2.64%) Windows Phone 7
11 6 (2.64%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.88%) UNIX
12 2 (0.88%) Solaris
13 1 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) HPUX
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.38%) ITIL
2 27 (11.89%) Service Delivery
2 27 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (9.69%) Migration
4 15 (6.61%) Server Monitoring
5 14 (6.17%) ITIL V3
5 14 (6.17%) Operations Management
6 11 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (4.85%) Project Management
7 8 (3.52%) Change Management
7 8 (3.52%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.08%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.64%) Workflow
9 6 (2.64%) Service Management
9 6 (2.64%) Integration Testing
9 6 (2.64%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.64%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (2.64%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.20%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.37%) SQL
2 15 (6.61%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.96%) VBScript
4 5 (2.20%) VB
4 5 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.20%) Perl
5 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.44%) C
7 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.22%) MCITP
2 30 (13.22%) MCP
3 29 (12.78%) MCSE
4 26 (11.45%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.29%) MCTS
8 8 (3.52%) MCSA
9 7 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.08%) Degree
10 6 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.64%) CCIA
11 5 (2.20%) CCEE
11 5 (2.20%) CCNA
12 3 (1.32%) VCAP
13 2 (0.88%) CCEA
14 1 (0.44%) CCA
14 1 (0.44%) CCIE
14 1 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (18.94%) Hyper-V
3 22 (9.69%) XenApp
4 19 (8.37%) VMware ESX
5 18 (7.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (7.05%) Terminal Services
7 15 (6.61%) vSphere
8 13 (5.73%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.52%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (2.20%) XenServer
12 5 (2.20%) UAG
13 4 (1.76%) KVM
13 4 (1.76%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.32%) vCloud
15 2 (0.88%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 46 (20.26%) SCCM
2 27 (11.89%) SCOM
3 16 (7.05%) WSUS
4 13 (5.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (4.85%) Backup Exec
6 10 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (3.52%) SCDPM
8 6 (2.64%) SCOrch
8 6 (2.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (2.64%) SCSM
8 6 (2.64%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.64%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.20%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.76%) MOM
10 4 (1.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.32%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.88%) Nagios
12 2 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
13 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 122 (53.74%) Microsoft
2 95 (41.85%) VMware
3 56 (24.67%) Citrix
4 42 (18.50%) Cisco
5 24 (10.57%) HP
6 21 (9.25%) NetApp
7 18 (7.93%) Symantec
8 6 (2.64%) Intel
8 6 (2.64%) MobileIron
8 6 (2.64%) IBM
9 4 (1.76%) Dell
10 3 (1.32%) Juniper
10 3 (1.32%) Kaspersky
10 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.32%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.32%) Remedy
11 2 (0.88%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.88%) Lotus
11 2 (0.88%) EMC
12 1 (0.44%) Compaq
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago