The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 27 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.50% 9.76% 9.94%
As % of the System Software category 72.97% 64.52% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 15
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.83% 15.12% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 15
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +4 23 £37,500 +68.53% 1
Shrewsbury +5 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 24 (75.00%) DNS
4 21 (65.63%) IIS
5 19 (59.38%) SQL
5 19 (59.38%) Linux
5 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
6 17 (53.13%) HTTP
6 17 (53.13%) SSL
6 17 (53.13%) Perl
6 17 (53.13%) MS Office
6 17 (53.13%) Backup Exec
6 17 (53.13%) VLAN
6 17 (53.13%) Altiris
6 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
6 17 (53.13%) PowerShell
6 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
6 17 (53.13%) Forefront TMG
7 16 (50.00%) WSUS
7 16 (50.00%) Publishing
8 15 (46.88%) Apache
8 15 (46.88%) Change Control
9 13 (40.63%) Open Source
9 13 (40.63%) vSphere
9 13 (40.63%) MySQL
9 13 (40.63%) MS Visio
9 13 (40.63%) SSH
10 12 (37.50%) LAMP
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco
11 11 (34.38%) PHP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (65.63%) IIS
2 15 (46.88%) Apache
3 11 (34.38%) Moodle
4 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
6 4 (12.50%) WordPress
7 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
9 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (53.13%) MS Office
3 13 (40.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) DNS
2 17 (53.13%) HTTP
2 17 (53.13%) SSL
2 17 (53.13%) VLAN
3 13 (40.63%) SSH
4 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 4 (12.50%) DHCP
6 3 (9.38%) IPv4
6 3 (9.38%) DDNS
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 16 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Support Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Open Source
2 7 (21.88%) VLE
3 3 (9.38%) Wiki
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
2 15 (46.88%) Change Control
3 9 (28.13%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Content Management
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) Perl
2 17 (53.13%) PowerShell
2 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
3 11 (34.38%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) CCA
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Forefront TMG
2 13 (40.63%) vSphere
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (21.88%) Shibboleth
5 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (9.38%) XenServer
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Backup Exec
2 16 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) Altiris
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco
4 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) NetApp
6 6 (18.75%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.25%) Lotus
8 2 (6.25%) SAP