The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 31 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.81% 26.83% 6.32%
As % of the System Software category 88.57% 84.62% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 8
Average salary £32,500 £24,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.02% -19.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £17,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,100 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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 Shropshire region.

System Software Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.65% 31.71% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Shropshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford 0 26 £32,000 +36.17%
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 69 (98.57%) Windows
2 53 (75.71%) Microsoft
3 48 (68.57%) Citrix
4 42 (60.00%) VMware
5 34 (48.57%) MS Exchange
6 32 (45.71%) DNS
7 31 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (38.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (35.71%) vSphere
9 25 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 19 (27.14%) MS Office
12 19 (27.14%) SQL
12 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (27.14%) XenApp
13 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (25.71%) Linux
13 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (24.29%) IIS
15 16 (22.86%) TCP/IP
15 16 (22.86%) SAN
16 14 (20.00%) NetApp
16 14 (20.00%) Cisco
16 14 (20.00%) DHCP
17 13 (18.57%) HTTP
17 13 (18.57%) SSL
17 13 (18.57%) Perl
17 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
17 13 (18.57%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 34 (48.57%) MS Exchange
2 27 (38.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (24.29%) IIS
5 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (15.71%) Apache
7 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
8 9 (12.86%) Moodle
9 5 (7.14%) WordPress
10 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
11 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.14%) MS Office
3 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.71%) DNS
2 16 (22.86%) TCP/IP
2 16 (22.86%) SAN
3 14 (20.00%) DHCP
4 13 (18.57%) HTTP
4 13 (18.57%) SSL
4 13 (18.57%) VLAN
5 12 (17.14%) SSH
5 12 (17.14%) Firewall
6 3 (4.29%) DDNS
6 3 (4.29%) IPv4
7 2 (2.86%) LAN
7 2 (2.86%) Wireless
7 2 (2.86%) NAS
8 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.43%) WAN
8 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (17.14%) Publishing
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Support Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Server Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 2 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Open Source
2 4 (5.71%) VLE
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (98.57%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (25.71%) Linux
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.86%) Windows NT
4 9 (12.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Migration
1 13 (18.57%) Load Balancing
2 11 (15.71%) Change Control
3 10 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (12.86%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.00%) Time Management
6 5 (7.14%) Content Management
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.43%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
2 13 (18.57%) Perl
3 9 (12.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.43%) MCSE
3 7 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.29%) CCA
6 2 (2.86%) MCITP
6 2 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) vSphere
2 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (27.14%) XenApp
4 13 (18.57%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (17.14%) XenServer
6 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
7 10 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (11.43%) Shibboleth
8 8 (11.43%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Backup Exec
2 12 (17.14%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (75.71%) Microsoft
2 48 (68.57%) Citrix
3 42 (60.00%) VMware
4 14 (20.00%) NetApp
4 14 (20.00%) Cisco
5 13 (18.57%) Altiris
6 8 (11.43%) HP
7 7 (10.00%) Dell
7 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.14%) Sage
9 4 (5.71%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.71%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.86%) Lotus