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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.45% 5.19% 6.32%
As % of the System Software category 62.75% 70.00% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 26
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £24,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,776 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,400 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,163 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.99% -5.25%
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 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.69% 7.42% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 36
Average salary £24,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -3 11 £22,500 +2.27%
Tamworth -15 7 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +16 2 £24,750 +12.50% 1
Cannock - 2 £35,000 - 1
Uttoxeter - 2 - - 1
Lichfield -9 1 £21,000 -55.78%
Stafford - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 80 (90.91%) Windows
2 39 (44.32%) Citrix
3 37 (42.05%) LAN
4 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
5 33 (37.50%) WAN
6 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
7 29 (32.95%) MS Exchange
7 29 (32.95%) VMware
8 28 (31.82%) ITIL
9 27 (30.68%) MS Office
10 26 (29.55%) SQL
11 24 (27.27%) DNS
11 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
13 22 (25.00%) Windows 8
14 21 (23.86%) Firewall
15 20 (22.73%) Avaya
16 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
16 18 (20.45%) Windows XP
17 17 (19.32%) Blackberry
17 17 (19.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 16 (18.18%) Apple
18 16 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (17.05%) Hyper-V
19 15 (17.05%) Apple iOS
20 14 (15.91%) Cisco
21 13 (14.77%) VPN
21 13 (14.77%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (32.95%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.14%) Confluence
7 1 (1.14%) Lync
7 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 27 (30.68%) MS Office
2 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.05%) LAN
2 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
3 33 (37.50%) WAN
4 24 (27.27%) DNS
5 21 (23.86%) Firewall
6 13 (14.77%) VPN
7 8 (9.09%) DHCP
8 7 (7.95%) Wireless
9 4 (4.55%) SAN
9 4 (4.55%) VoIP
10 2 (2.27%) WLAN
10 2 (2.27%) Broadband
10 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.27%) VLAN
10 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.27%) Games
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) Service Desk Technician
5 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Support Technician
6 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.55%) Network Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.27%) CSS
2 2 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.55%) PDA
2 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Statistics
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (90.91%) Windows
2 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 18 (20.45%) Windows XP
5 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.05%) Apple iOS
6 13 (14.77%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.55%) UNIX
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (7.95%) ERP
3 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.55%) Project Management
4 4 (4.55%) Change Management
5 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.41%) CRM
5 3 (3.41%) Migration
5 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (3.41%) DRM
6 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.27%) Network Design
6 2 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.27%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.27%) Time Management
6 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) R
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.95%) MCITP
3 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.95%) MCSE
3 7 (7.95%) CCNA
4 6 (6.82%) MCP
4 6 (6.82%) MCTS
5 3 (3.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) Hyper-V
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.95%) XenApp
4 6 (6.82%) vSphere
5 4 (4.55%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Citrix
2 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.95%) VMware
4 20 (22.73%) Avaya
5 16 (18.18%) Apple
6 14 (15.91%) Cisco
7 6 (6.82%) Sun
7 6 (6.82%) HP
8 5 (5.68%) Veeam
9 2 (2.27%) McAfee
9 2 (2.27%) Nortel
9 2 (2.27%) CA
10 1 (1.14%) Lotus
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle
10 1 (1.14%) SAP
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