The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.40% 8.81% 2.87%
As % of the System Software category 44.74% 46.94% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 7
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -26.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,749 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,300 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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 Solihull region.

System Software Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.06% 18.77% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 25
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £24,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Solihull

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Solihull

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) ITIL
4 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
5 14 (30.43%) VMware
6 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (26.09%) MS Office
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (21.74%) LAN
8 10 (21.74%) WAN
8 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
9 9 (19.57%) Citrix
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (17.39%) NetApp
10 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.39%) DNS
11 7 (15.22%) IIS
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
12 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
12 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
13 5 (10.87%) SAN
13 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
13 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
13 5 (10.87%) vSphere
13 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (8.70%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 3 (6.52%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Office
3 4 (8.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.52%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) LAN
1 10 (21.74%) WAN
2 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) VLAN
4 4 (8.70%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (2.17%) 3G
6 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 9 (19.57%) Team Leader
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery Coordinator
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) WinForms
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Use Case
7 1 (2.17%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB6
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
4 4 (8.70%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 8 (17.39%) NetApp
5 3 (6.52%) EMC
5 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
6 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.17%) Veeam