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 16 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.19% 6.20% 5.10%
As % of the System Software category 72.73% 30.61% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 8
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -9.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.38% 20.25% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 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 16 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Solihull

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (45.76%) Finance
4 25 (42.37%) ITIL
5 24 (40.68%) MS Office
6 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
7 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
8 19 (32.20%) LAN
8 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
8 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
8 19 (32.20%) VMware
9 17 (28.81%) WSUS
10 16 (27.12%) Firewall
11 15 (25.42%) WAN
11 15 (25.42%) Server Monitoring
12 14 (23.73%) ITIL V3
12 14 (23.73%) Service Delivery
12 14 (23.73%) Operations Management
12 14 (23.73%) vSphere
13 13 (22.03%) DHCP
14 12 (20.34%) DNS
14 12 (20.34%) Cisco
15 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
15 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (16.95%) CCNA
15 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (15.25%) VPN
16 9 (15.25%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.08%) Lync
4 2 (3.39%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) MS Office
2 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.47%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) IaaS
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) LAN
2 16 (27.12%) Firewall
3 15 (25.42%) WAN
4 13 (22.03%) DHCP
5 12 (20.34%) DNS
6 9 (15.25%) VPN
7 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.78%) SAN
9 3 (5.08%) FTP
9 3 (5.08%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (3.39%) VLAN
11 1 (1.69%) ADSL
11 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) IT Technical Manager
3 14 (23.73%) Technical Manager
3 14 (23.73%) IT Support
4 13 (22.03%) Support Analyst
5 12 (20.34%) Support Engineer
5 12 (20.34%) Network Analyst
6 11 (18.64%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (18.64%) Senior Network Analyst
6 11 (18.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (13.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support
10 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (3.39%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.69%) Replication
2 1 (1.69%) iPhone
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.69%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Server Monitoring
3 14 (23.73%) ITIL V3
3 14 (23.73%) Service Delivery
3 14 (23.73%) Operations Management
4 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.39%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.39%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.39%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.69%) Data Security
7 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) VBScript
3 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (16.95%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
2 1 (1.69%) HND
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) vSphere
2 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) NFS
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (28.81%) WSUS
2 9 (15.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) NetApp
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) Becrypt
6 2 (3.39%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.39%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Avaya
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
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