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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.63% 6.67% 12.72%
As % of the System Software category 45.00% 66.67% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 26
Average salary £21,000 £31,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,248 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
20 33 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.06% 10.00% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 26
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,248 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Solihull

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) NetApp
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Lotus
5 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
5 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.00%) Firewall
7 5 (20.00%) SLA
7 5 (20.00%) Dell
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) EqualLogic
7 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (16.00%) MCSE
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (28.00%) IBM Notes
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (4.00%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) IT Support
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Server Support
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Ticket Management
4 1 (4.00%) B2B
4 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) NetApp
4 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) Lotus
5 5 (20.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle