The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank - 6 6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - 15.79% 17.65%
As % of the System Software category - 75.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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 Dudley region.

System Software Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 7.69% 21.05% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Dudley

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) NetApp
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Dell
7 4 (30.77%) Service Management
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) SLA
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (23.08%) Office 365
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (15.38%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Network Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Network Operations Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Operations Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) HP