The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.31% 4.80% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 90.70% 53.33% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 19
Average salary £22,500 £29,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% +31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,800 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £37,800 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 60 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.85% 9.00% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 36
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,650 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
West Midlands

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 +11 19 £22,000 +2.92% 4
Stafford -6 7 £22,500 -
Tamworth +5 3 £32,500 -15.03%
Lichfield - 3 £18,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent -9 2 £28,750 -2.54% 1
Cannock - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 63 (95.45%) Windows
2 35 (53.03%) Citrix
3 29 (43.94%) MS Office
4 27 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 22 (33.33%) DNS
5 22 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 19 (28.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
6 19 (28.79%) Cisco
6 19 (28.79%) Windows 8
7 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
8 16 (24.24%) LAN
8 16 (24.24%) WAN
9 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 14 (21.21%) Windows XP
10 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 14 (21.21%) VMware
11 12 (18.18%) DHCP
12 10 (15.15%) VPN
12 10 (15.15%) SQL
12 10 (15.15%) Linux
12 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (13.64%) Apple
13 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
13 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
13 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
14 8 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
14 8 (12.12%) Talend
14 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 19 (28.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.61%) IIS
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.55%) Lync
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.03%) GroupWise
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) MS Office
2 27 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) DNS
2 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
3 16 (24.24%) LAN
3 16 (24.24%) WAN
4 12 (18.18%) DHCP
5 10 (15.15%) VPN
6 6 (9.09%) LDAP
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (6.06%) Firewall
8 4 (6.06%) Wireless
9 3 (4.55%) VLAN
9 3 (4.55%) SAN
10 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) IT Support
4 9 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Help Desk Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (9.09%) Support Technician
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.58%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Account Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.61%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (95.45%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Windows 8
3 14 (21.21%) Windows XP
4 10 (15.15%) Linux
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.12%) Debian
6 8 (12.12%) Ubuntu
7 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
2 6 (9.09%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (3.03%) ETL
3 2 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (1.52%) Web Development
4 1 (1.52%) Service Management
4 1 (1.52%) ITSM
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.52%) ERP
4 1 (1.52%) Data Modelling
4 1 (1.52%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) MCSE
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.61%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) MCITP
3 5 (7.58%) CCNA
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.06%) MCTS
5 3 (4.55%) MCSA
5 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.58%) XenApp
3 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) WSUS
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Citrix
2 19 (28.79%) Cisco
3 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.21%) VMware
5 9 (13.64%) Apple
6 8 (12.12%) Talend
7 3 (4.55%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) Avaya
8 2 (3.03%) Novell
9 1 (1.52%) Mitel
9 1 (1.52%) Altiris
9 1 (1.52%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.52%) Acronis
9 1 (1.52%) Sage
9 1 (1.52%) Symantec
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Network ITR
Salary: £27,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago