The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 125 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 5 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 4.30% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 10
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +14.11%
LDAP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 349 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.22% 18.56% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 302 308 299
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,698
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LDAP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the Birmingham region.

LDAP Salary Trend in Birmingham

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LDAP 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 LDAP.

1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 30 (71.43%) Java
3 29 (69.05%) Windows
4 19 (45.24%) VMware
4 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
4 19 (45.24%) WebLogic
4 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
5 17 (40.48%) Open Source
5 17 (40.48%) Puppet
5 17 (40.48%) Vagrant
5 17 (40.48%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (40.48%) JIRA
5 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
5 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
5 17 (40.48%) HTTP
5 17 (40.48%) SSL
5 17 (40.48%) Firewall
5 17 (40.48%) Scrum
5 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
5 17 (40.48%) DevOps
6 14 (33.33%) Solaris
7 13 (30.95%) Perl
8 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (28.57%) Web Development
9 11 (26.19%) AIX
9 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
10 10 (23.81%) ITIL

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LDAP 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 LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (45.24%) WebLogic
1 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 10 (23.81%) Apache
3 8 (19.05%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
2 17 (40.48%) SSL
2 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) HTTP
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) JIRA
1 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
1 10 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) XSL
2 2 (4.76%) XSLT
2 2 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) Solaris
4 11 (26.19%) AIX
5 8 (19.05%) Windows 2000
6 7 (16.67%) SUSE
7 4 (9.52%) UNIX
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Scrum
2 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
2 17 (40.48%) DevOps
3 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (28.57%) Web Development
4 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 9 (21.43%) Change Management
5 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) Perl
3 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
4 9 (21.43%) Korn
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 2 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
1 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) OCA
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Puppet
1 17 (40.48%) Vagrant
1 17 (40.48%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (23.81%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) Sun
3 9 (21.43%) CA
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) EMC