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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank - - 24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 3.83%
As % of the System Software category - - 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.17% 9.78% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 17
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in the Midlands

Active Directory
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Support Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware