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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.28% 8.28% 9.79%
As % of the System Software category 53.33% 55.81% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 24
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £22,275 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £42,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
15 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.15% 14.83% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 41
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix
7 7 (31.82%) IIS
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (27.27%) NetApp
8 6 (27.27%) XenApp
9 5 (22.73%) Line Management
9 5 (22.73%) Time Management
9 5 (22.73%) VB
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) CRM
10 4 (18.18%) IBM
10 4 (18.18%) DHCP
10 4 (18.18%) Apache
10 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
10 4 (18.18%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) MySQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) DMZ
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Software Development Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Statistics
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
1 5 (22.73%) Time Management
1 5 (22.73%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Server Patching
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) NCDA
1 1 (4.55%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) NetApp
5 4 (18.18%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Nimble Storage