The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 31 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.07% 4.36% 7.43%
As % of the System Software category 60.78% 64.10% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 35
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £29,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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 Staffordshire region.

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.33% 6.81% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 46
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £20,020 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Staffordshire region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent 0 11 £22,250 +1.13%
Tamworth -18 6 £35,000 +75.00% 2
Stafford -6 2 £30,750 +36.66%
Uttoxeter - 2 - -
Cannock - 2 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +16 1 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 77 (91.67%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) Citrix
3 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (41.67%) LAN
3 35 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 32 (38.10%) MS Office
5 31 (36.90%) WAN
6 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 26 (30.95%) SQL
7 26 (30.95%) ITIL
8 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
8 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (28.57%) DNS
9 24 (28.57%) VMware
10 23 (27.38%) Windows 8
11 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 19 (22.62%) Windows XP
12 19 (22.62%) Avaya
13 18 (21.43%) Firewall
14 17 (20.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 16 (19.05%) Blackberry
15 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (17.86%) Apple
16 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
16 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
17 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (15.48%) Cisco
18 13 (15.48%) VPN
18 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.14%) IIS
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.38%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.19%) Confluence
8 1 (1.19%) Lync
8 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (38.10%) MS Office
2 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.67%) LAN
1 35 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 31 (36.90%) WAN
3 24 (28.57%) DNS
4 18 (21.43%) Firewall
5 13 (15.48%) VPN
6 9 (10.71%) DHCP
7 7 (8.33%) Wireless
8 4 (4.76%) SAN
9 2 (2.38%) Broadband
9 2 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.38%) VoIP
10 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.19%) IPv4
10 1 (1.19%) VLAN
10 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Games
2 2 (2.38%) Retail
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Analyst
2 14 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (13.10%) Service Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Support Technician
5 9 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Service Desk Technician
6 7 (8.33%) IT Support
7 5 (5.95%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.38%) CSS
2 2 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.76%) PDA
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) EPoS
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (91.67%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (27.38%) Windows 8
4 19 (22.62%) Windows XP
5 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
6 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.76%) UNIX
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.19%) Android
9 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) ITIL
2 6 (7.14%) ERP
3 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.76%) Project Management
4 4 (4.76%) Change Management
5 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.57%) Migration
5 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.57%) CRM
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (3.57%) DRM
6 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.38%) Time Management
6 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.38%) Network Design
6 2 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.10%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.14%) MCTS
3 6 (7.14%) MCITP
3 6 (7.14%) MCP
3 6 (7.14%) MCSE
3 6 (7.14%) CCNA
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Hyper-V
2 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.33%) XenApp
4 3 (3.57%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Plesk
2 1 (1.19%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Citrix
2 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.57%) VMware
4 19 (22.62%) Avaya
5 15 (17.86%) Apple
6 13 (15.48%) Cisco
7 6 (7.14%) Sun
8 5 (5.95%) Veeam
9 3 (3.57%) HP
10 2 (2.38%) Nortel
10 2 (2.38%) CA
10 2 (2.38%) McAfee
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle
11 1 (1.19%) SAP
11 1 (1.19%) Lotus
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