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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 34 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.51% 4.97% 6.05%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 82.61% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 36
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £19,000 £19,625
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
68 46 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.02% 6.01% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 62 45 59
Average salary £31,500 £23,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.04% -32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Tamworth -13 11 £22,500 -27.41%
Stoke-on-Trent -2 10 £24,000 +9.09% 1
Cannock +17 4 £31,500 +26.00%
Stafford -7 3 £39,000 +73.33% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 59 (89.39%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Citrix
3 29 (43.94%) LAN
4 27 (40.91%) WAN
5 26 (39.39%) VMware
6 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
7 24 (36.36%) DNS
7 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 22 (33.33%) MS Office
9 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
10 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (25.76%) Windows XP
12 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (22.73%) SQL
13 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (21.21%) DHCP
14 14 (21.21%) VPN
15 13 (19.70%) Cisco
15 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
16 12 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (18.18%) Firewall
17 11 (16.67%) Blackberry
17 11 (16.67%) Avaya
17 11 (16.67%) Apple iOS
18 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
18 10 (15.15%) Apple
18 10 (15.15%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Office
2 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.94%) LAN
2 27 (40.91%) WAN
3 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
4 24 (36.36%) DNS
5 14 (21.21%) VPN
5 14 (21.21%) DHCP
6 12 (18.18%) Firewall
7 10 (15.15%) Wireless
8 5 (7.58%) SAN
9 4 (6.06%) VLAN
9 4 (6.06%) VoIP
10 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.52%) IPv4
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.52%) WebEx
10 1 (1.52%) MPLS
10 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) IT Support
5 8 (12.12%) Desktop Support
5 8 (12.12%) Support Technician
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 3 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (89.39%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
3 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.76%) Windows XP
5 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.55%) UNIX
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) Android
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (4.55%) DRM
3 3 (4.55%) Workflow
3 3 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (3.03%) Project Management
4 2 (3.03%) CRM
4 2 (3.03%) ERP
4 2 (3.03%) Server Building
5 1 (1.52%) Service Management
5 1 (1.52%) Change Management
5 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.52%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (1.52%) Line Management
5 1 (1.52%) People Management
5 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) C
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.64%) MCSE
2 9 (13.64%) MCTS
2 9 (13.64%) MCITP
3 8 (12.12%) CCNA
3 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 3 (4.55%) CISSP
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.61%) XenApp
2 7 (10.61%) Terminal Server
3 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SCOM
2 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Sysprep
3 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Citrix
2 26 (39.39%) VMware
3 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.70%) Cisco
5 11 (16.67%) Avaya
6 10 (15.15%) Apple
7 5 (7.58%) HP
8 3 (4.55%) CA
8 3 (4.55%) Sun
9 2 (3.03%) Lotus
10 1 (1.52%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) SAP
10 1 (1.52%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) McAfee
10 1 (1.52%) Altiris
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago