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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 213 177 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.09% 8.74% 6.69%
As % of the System Software category 68.71% 69.41% 59.53%
Number of salaries quoted 182 162 118
Median salary £39,323 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,125 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
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
310 255 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.23% 12.59% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 250 228 183
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 2 July 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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.

1 225 (60.16%) Windows
2 213 (56.95%) Microsoft
3 151 (40.37%) VMware
4 133 (35.56%) Windows Server
5 125 (33.42%) MS Exchange
6 110 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 97 (25.94%) Hyper-V
8 92 (24.60%) Citrix
9 84 (22.46%) ITIL
9 84 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 82 (21.93%) WAN
11 81 (21.66%) LAN
11 81 (21.66%) MS Excel
12 75 (20.05%) SLA
13 72 (19.25%) Firewall
14 68 (18.18%) DNS
15 66 (17.65%) Cisco
15 66 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 61 (16.31%) DHCP
17 60 (16.04%) VPN
17 60 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
18 55 (14.71%) SAN
19 54 (14.44%) Data Centre
20 53 (14.17%) Skype for Business
21 52 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2003
22 46 (12.30%) SQL Server
22 46 (12.30%) SCCM
23 45 (12.03%) Windows 7
23 45 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2013
24 43 (11.50%) Windows 8

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
1 125 (33.42%) MS Exchange
2 53 (14.17%) Skype for Business
3 52 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 45 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (9.36%) IIS
6 26 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (5.61%) IBM Notes
8 19 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (5.08%) SharePoint
9 17 (4.55%) IBM Domino
10 12 (3.21%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.41%) WordPress
12 7 (1.87%) Apache
13 6 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.34%) JBoss
14 5 (1.34%) Moodle
15 4 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.89%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.55%) assyst
2 8 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.07%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (8.29%) Office 365
3 24 (6.42%) IaaS
4 16 (4.28%) Mimecast
5 12 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.41%) PaaS
7 4 (1.07%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.07%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 82 (21.93%) WAN
2 81 (21.66%) LAN
3 72 (19.25%) Firewall
4 68 (18.18%) DNS
5 61 (16.31%) DHCP
6 60 (16.04%) VPN
7 55 (14.71%) SAN
8 30 (8.02%) TCP/IP
9 24 (6.42%) SSL
10 22 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (5.61%) VLAN
12 16 (4.28%) Wireless
13 13 (3.48%) VoIP
14 12 (3.21%) Network Security
14 12 (3.21%) Skype
15 11 (2.94%) IPsec
16 9 (2.41%) NetScaler
16 9 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (1.60%) Cisco IPT
17 6 (1.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.41%) MySQL
2 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.34%) Informix
4 5 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (10.96%) Finance
2 20 (5.35%) French Language
3 18 (4.81%) German Language
4 17 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.01%) Legal
6 14 (3.74%) Retail
7 10 (2.67%) Banking
8 9 (2.41%) Automotive
9 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.34%) Law
11 5 (1.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (17.11%) Analyst
2 54 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (13.10%) Support Engineer
4 41 (10.96%) Architect
4 41 (10.96%) IT Support
5 28 (7.49%) Support Analyst
6 25 (6.68%) IT Analyst
7 22 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 22 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 20 (5.35%) Exchange Engineer
8 20 (5.35%) IT Security Officer
8 20 (5.35%) Security Officer
9 17 (4.55%) Consultant
10 16 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (4.28%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (4.01%) Service Desk Engineer
11 15 (4.01%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.74%) Administrator
13 13 (3.48%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (3.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.21%) .NET
2 9 (2.41%) HTML
3 5 (1.34%) Web Services
4 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.80%) Ajax
4 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.80%) Classic ASP
4 3 (0.80%) CSS
4 3 (0.80%) CSS3
4 3 (0.80%) HTML5
4 3 (0.80%) jQuery
5 2 (0.53%) J2EE
5 2 (0.53%) JMS
5 2 (0.53%) Middleware
5 2 (0.53%) REST
5 2 (0.53%) SAML
5 2 (0.53%) SOAP
5 2 (0.53%) WSDL
5 2 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.44%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.87%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.60%) Replication
7 5 (1.34%) CMDB
7 5 (1.34%) Handset
8 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.07%) Clustering
8 4 (1.07%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.80%) iSeries
9 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.80%) PKI
9 3 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 225 (60.16%) Windows
2 133 (35.56%) Windows Server
3 84 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (12.03%) Windows 7
6 43 (11.50%) Windows 8
7 36 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (6.95%) Windows XP
9 25 (6.68%) Linux
10 19 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 18 (4.81%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.60%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.34%) HPUX
13 5 (1.34%) Solaris
13 5 (1.34%) Unix
14 4 (1.07%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.53%) Android
15 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.46%) ITIL
2 35 (9.36%) SIEM
3 28 (7.49%) Information Security
4 22 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (5.08%) Presales
6 18 (4.81%) TOGAF
6 18 (4.81%) Validation
7 16 (4.28%) ITIL V3
8 15 (4.01%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (3.74%) Migration
9 14 (3.74%) Patch Management
9 14 (3.74%) Project Management
10 13 (3.48%) PRINCE2
11 12 (3.21%) Service Delivery
12 11 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (2.94%) Configuration Management
12 11 (2.94%) CRM
13 10 (2.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 10 (2.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 9 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.43%) SQL
2 16 (4.28%) C
3 14 (3.74%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.67%) C#
5 10 (2.67%) Java
6 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.53%) Python
7 2 (0.53%) VB
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) Tcl
8 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.82%) MCSE
3 23 (6.15%) MCSA
4 18 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 17 (4.55%) Degree
6 16 (4.28%) CCNA
6 16 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.74%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.21%) MCITP
8 12 (3.21%) MCTS
9 9 (2.41%) CISSP
10 8 (2.14%) CCNP
10 8 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.87%) MCDST
12 6 (1.60%) CISM
13 5 (1.34%) LPIC
14 4 (1.07%) APMP
14 4 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.07%) MCP
14 4 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (20.05%) SLA
2 6 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.34%) COBIT
4 4 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (25.94%) Hyper-V
3 38 (10.16%) vSphere
4 29 (7.75%) XenApp
5 22 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (3.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (2.94%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.34%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.34%) Firmware
12 4 (1.07%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.07%) XenServer
13 3 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.53%) Snort
15 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (12.30%) SCCM
2 36 (9.63%) WSUS
3 35 (9.36%) SCOM
4 23 (6.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (4.01%) Backup Exec
6 14 (3.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 14 (3.74%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.53%) Nessus
9 2 (0.53%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.53%) Proventia
9 2 (0.53%) QRadar
10 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.27%) SCSM
10 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 213 (56.95%) Microsoft
2 151 (40.37%) VMware
3 92 (24.60%) Citrix
4 66 (17.65%) Cisco
5 30 (8.02%) IBM
6 29 (7.75%) Symantec
7 27 (7.22%) Acronis
8 24 (6.42%) SonicWALL
9 22 (5.88%) HP
10 21 (5.61%) NetApp
11 19 (5.08%) Veeam
12 11 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.14%) Aerohive Networks
13 8 (2.14%) Ruckus Wireless
13 8 (2.14%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.87%) Dell
14 7 (1.87%) Juniper
14 7 (1.87%) LANDesk
14 7 (1.87%) Oracle
14 7 (1.87%) Sophos
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