The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.88% 9.19% 9.74%
As % of the System Software category 53.49% 55.32% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 25
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% +31.91%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 14.73% 16.61% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 33
Average salary £40,250 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.38% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,275 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Solihull

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Finance
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (40.74%) LAN
4 22 (40.74%) WAN
5 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 19 (35.19%) DHCP
6 19 (35.19%) VMware
7 18 (33.33%) MS Office
8 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (29.63%) DNS
8 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
8 16 (29.63%) WSUS
9 15 (27.78%) vSphere
9 15 (27.78%) Cisco
9 15 (27.78%) ITIL
10 13 (24.07%) Operations Management
10 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (24.07%) ITIL V3
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (24.07%) Server Monitoring
10 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
10 13 (24.07%) Firewall
11 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (22.22%) CCNA
11 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
12 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
13 10 (18.52%) VPN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.52%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.70%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) LAN
1 22 (40.74%) WAN
2 19 (35.19%) DHCP
3 16 (29.63%) DNS
4 13 (24.07%) Firewall
5 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
6 10 (18.52%) VPN
7 7 (12.96%) SAN
8 5 (9.26%) Internet
9 2 (3.70%) FTP
9 2 (3.70%) VLAN
10 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Subversion
General
1 39 (72.22%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Network Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Senior Network Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (24.07%) Technical Manager
5 13 (24.07%) IT Technical Manager
6 7 (12.96%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.96%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) IT Support
9 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
10 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) HTML
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
1 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
1 7 (12.96%) XML
1 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
2 13 (24.07%) Operations Management
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL V3
2 13 (24.07%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.85%) B2B
5 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) VB
2 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
2 7 (12.96%) VB6
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CCNA
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) vSphere
2 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
4 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) WSUS
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 15 (27.78%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Dell