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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.93% 5.66% 4.91%
As % of the System Software category 88.24% 63.16% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 28
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £36,200 £30,500
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
34 57 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.58% 8.96% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 37
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £26,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,900 £19,776
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +8 8 £20,000 -42.85% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -4 8 £25,000 +11.11%
Stoke-on-Trent -10 6 £25,500 +13.33% 1
Lichfield - 2 £25,750 -
Cannock 0 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 52 (98.11%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) Windows Server
3 30 (56.60%) VMware
4 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
8 17 (32.08%) MS Office
9 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
10 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
11 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
12 12 (22.64%) SAN
12 12 (22.64%) Citrix
13 11 (20.75%) VLAN
14 10 (18.87%) Server Building
14 10 (18.87%) Intel Security
14 10 (18.87%) Site Server
14 10 (18.87%) MCSE
14 10 (18.87%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (18.87%) Firewall
15 8 (15.09%) ITIL
15 8 (15.09%) DNS
16 7 (13.21%) DHCP
16 7 (13.21%) SQL
16 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
16 7 (13.21%) XenApp
16 7 (13.21%) MCITP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Site Server
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Office
2 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) SAN
2 11 (20.75%) VLAN
3 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 8 (15.09%) DNS
5 7 (13.21%) DHCP
6 6 (11.32%) VoIP
7 5 (9.43%) LAN
7 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.55%) VPN
8 4 (7.55%) WAN
9 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.89%) IMAP
10 1 (1.89%) Network Security
10 1 (1.89%) SMTP
10 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) Support Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (24.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 13 (24.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (24.53%) Active Directory Support
3 13 (24.53%) Exchange Support
4 12 (22.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Active Directory Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Exchange Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Server Support
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server Support
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Support Engineer
6 10 (18.87%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 10 (18.87%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 10 (18.87%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.66%) CGI
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
1 3 (5.66%) EMC VNX
1 3 (5.66%) EMC VNXe
1 3 (5.66%) Statistics
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 52 (98.11%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) Windows Server
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.55%) Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Server Building
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) People Management
4 4 (7.55%) Presales
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.66%) Escalation Management
5 3 (5.66%) Information Management
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Optimisation
6 2 (3.77%) Change Control
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Data Management
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) PHP
3 3 (5.66%) VB
3 3 (5.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.87%) MCSE
3 7 (13.21%) MCITP
3 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) CCA
6 4 (7.55%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
6 4 (7.55%) MCP
6 4 (7.55%) MCSA
7 3 (5.66%) CCNA
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.66%) MCDST
8 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.89%) CCDA
9 1 (1.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) XenApp
4 4 (7.55%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) VMware
2 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) Intel Security
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle
7 4 (7.55%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) Mitel
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
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