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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 37.78% 14.29% -
As % of the System Software category 94.44% 83.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 0
Average salary £27,500 £19,499 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
18 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 40.00% 17.14% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 2
Average salary £27,500 £19,499 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.03% -29.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,499 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,350 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Dudley

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) VMware
3 28 (82.35%) Citrix
4 27 (79.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (73.53%) NetApp
5 25 (73.53%) Linux
5 25 (73.53%) ITIL
6 19 (55.88%) MCSE
6 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (47.06%) SLA
8 16 (47.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (32.35%) Service Management
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco
10 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (26.47%) Dell
10 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 3 (8.82%) Office 365
13 3 (8.82%) XenApp
13 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (8.82%) vSphere
13 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
13 3 (8.82%) VoIP
13 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
13 3 (8.82%) SQL
13 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (26.47%) Administrator
4 7 (20.59%) Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Network Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Network Operations Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Operations Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Network Support
6 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Process Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) MCSE
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (47.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) VMware
2 28 (82.35%) Citrix
3 25 (73.53%) NetApp
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco
6 9 (26.47%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) HP