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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.90% 4.98% 9.58%
As % of the System Software category 43.86% 57.69% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 22
Average salary £38,000 £28,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +19.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,200 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
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
57 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 20.28% 8.64% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 24
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +38.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £21,650 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Solihull

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (92.16%) Windows
2 36 (70.59%) Finance
3 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 20 (39.22%) VMware
6 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (37.25%) LAN
6 19 (37.25%) WAN
6 19 (37.25%) DHCP
6 19 (37.25%) DNS
6 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 15 (29.41%) IIS
8 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 15 (29.41%) vSphere
9 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
9 14 (27.45%) Cisco
9 14 (27.45%) ITIL
10 12 (23.53%) WSUS
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (23.53%) MS Office
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) CCNA
11 11 (21.57%) VMware ESX
11 11 (21.57%) Firewall
11 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
13 9 (17.65%) Operations Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (29.41%) IIS
2 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
3 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.80%) CMS
4 5 (9.80%) EPiServer CMS
4 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.80%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) LAN
1 19 (37.25%) WAN
1 19 (37.25%) DHCP
1 19 (37.25%) DNS
2 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 11 (21.57%) Firewall
4 8 (15.69%) VPN
5 7 (13.73%) SAN
6 5 (9.80%) Internet
6 5 (9.80%) VLAN
7 2 (3.92%) FTP
8 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 36 (70.59%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Network Analyst
4 13 (25.49%) Senior Network Analyst
4 13 (25.49%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) IT Technical Manager
5 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Technical Manager
5 9 (17.65%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
1 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
1 9 (17.65%) XML
1 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (92.16%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 9 (17.65%) Operations Management
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL V3
2 9 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.80%) Supply Chain Management
3 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.96%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) VB
2 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
2 9 (17.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) CCNA
1 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) vSphere
2 11 (21.57%) VMware ESX
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) NFS
4 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) WSUS
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) VMware
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) EPiServer
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Lotus
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 3 days ago