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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 25.00% 16.67% 42.42%
As % of the System Software category 83.33% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 14
Average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
6 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 30.00% 25.00% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) MCTS
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (16.67%) PDA
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix