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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.60% 2.76% 5.28%
As % of the System Software category 44.44% 27.27% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 11
Average salary £25,500 £77,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-67.09% +63.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £56,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £77,500 £60,000
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
9 22 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.11% 10.14% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 45
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £77,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Active Directory
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (25.00%) SCSM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Operator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp