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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.52% 5.30% 6.44%
As % of the System Software category 81.63% 55.74% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 26
Average salary £25,500 £22,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.60% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,600 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
49 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.77% 9.52% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 37
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,838 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +12 20 £22,750 -6.18%
Tamworth -7 3 £31,500 +50.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -10 3 £32,500 - 1
Cannock -4 2 £40,000 +60.00%
Stafford -4 1 £25,500 -5.55%
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 71 (92.21%) Windows
2 35 (45.45%) Citrix
3 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
3 25 (32.47%) MS Office
4 24 (31.17%) DNS
5 23 (29.87%) WAN
5 23 (29.87%) Blackberry
6 22 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (28.57%) LAN
7 21 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 20 (25.97%) Cisco
8 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
9 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
10 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (23.38%) VMware
11 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
12 16 (20.78%) Windows XP
13 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
13 15 (19.48%) SQL
14 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
14 13 (16.88%) Apple
15 12 (15.58%) ITIL
15 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
16 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
16 11 (14.29%) VPN
16 11 (14.29%) DHCP
16 11 (14.29%) Firewall
17 10 (12.99%) Linux
17 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (12.99%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 22 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.09%) IIS
4 6 (7.79%) Lync
5 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.90%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.90%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.30%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
1 25 (32.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.17%) DNS
2 23 (29.87%) WAN
3 22 (28.57%) LAN
4 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
5 11 (14.29%) VPN
5 11 (14.29%) DHCP
5 11 (14.29%) Firewall
6 8 (10.39%) SAN
7 6 (7.79%) LDAP
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (6.49%) VLAN
9 4 (5.19%) WLAN
10 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.60%) VoIP
12 1 (1.30%) Internet
12 1 (1.30%) Network Security
12 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) IT Support
2 18 (23.38%) Analyst
3 16 (20.78%) Support Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Service Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (10.39%) Technical Support
8 7 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Support Technician
8 7 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (7.79%) IT Support Technician
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Technical Manager
10 5 (6.49%) Support Manager
10 5 (6.49%) IT Support Manager
11 3 (3.90%) Account Manager
11 3 (3.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.39%) Replication
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (92.21%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.78%) Windows XP
5 10 (12.99%) Linux
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.39%) Debian
6 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
2 12 (15.58%) ITIL
3 6 (7.79%) Software Deployment
4 4 (5.19%) Service Management
4 4 (5.19%) ERP
5 2 (2.60%) Change Control
5 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.60%) People Management
5 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.60%) ETL
6 1 (1.30%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.30%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.30%) Web Development
6 1 (1.30%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.30%) Time Management
6 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.30%) ITSM
6 1 (1.30%) Email Management
6 1 (1.30%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.60%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) MCSE
3 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.19%) MCSA
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) CCSP
6 1 (1.30%) MCTS
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.69%) XenApp
3 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
3 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.60%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) WSUS
2 4 (5.19%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Citrix
2 20 (25.97%) Cisco
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) VMware
4 13 (16.88%) Apple
5 8 (10.39%) Talend
6 5 (6.49%) HP
6 5 (6.49%) Avaya
7 3 (3.90%) Lotus
8 2 (2.60%) Altiris
8 2 (2.60%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.30%) Novell
9 1 (1.30%) Sage
9 1 (1.30%) Google
9 1 (1.30%) Acronis
Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum - Grade 7
Posted: 12 days ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Security Plus
Posted: 14 days ago