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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.42% 5.66% 3.63%
As % of the System Software category 42.31% 80.00% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 24
Average salary £25,500 £24,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.08% -13.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £19,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,100 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
52 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.07% 7.07% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 54
Average salary £28,550 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.74% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Burton-upon-Trent +8 6 £24,500 -24.61%
Stoke-on-Trent -14 6 £24,000 +6.66%
Cannock +15 4 £33,500 +3.07%
Tamworth -10 4 £27,000 -16.92%
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (90.16%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) VMware
3 23 (37.70%) LAN
3 23 (37.70%) Citrix
3 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (36.07%) MS Exchange
4 22 (36.07%) DNS
5 21 (34.43%) WAN
6 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
7 19 (31.15%) MS Office
8 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (27.87%) DHCP
10 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
10 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
11 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (24.59%) Cisco
12 13 (21.31%) SQL
12 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
12 13 (21.31%) Windows 8
13 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
14 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (14.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (14.75%) VPN
15 9 (14.75%) Firewall
16 8 (13.11%) VLAN
16 8 (13.11%) IIS
16 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (13.11%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (36.07%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (13.11%) IIS
3 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Site Server
6 3 (4.92%) IBM Notes
6 3 (4.92%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.64%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Office
2 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) LAN
2 22 (36.07%) DNS
3 21 (34.43%) WAN
4 17 (27.87%) DHCP
5 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.75%) VPN
6 9 (14.75%) Firewall
7 8 (13.11%) VLAN
8 6 (9.84%) SAN
8 6 (9.84%) Wireless
9 4 (6.56%) VoIP
10 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.64%) Network Security
10 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.64%) WebEx
10 1 (1.64%) Intranet
10 1 (1.64%) Internet
10 1 (1.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.28%) Hudson
General
1 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Support Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (16.39%) IT Support
6 9 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Administrator
7 7 (11.48%) Desktop Support
8 6 (9.84%) Support Technician
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
8 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Network Administrator
10 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) EPoS
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (90.16%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 8
6 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
9 4 (6.56%) Linux
10 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.92%) UNIX
11 1 (1.64%) Android
11 1 (1.64%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.20%) ITIL
1 5 (8.20%) Server Building
2 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (4.92%) DRM
3 3 (4.92%) Workflow
3 3 (4.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.28%) Project Management
4 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (3.28%) People Management
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.64%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.64%) Service Management
5 1 (1.64%) CRM
5 1 (1.64%) ERP
5 1 (1.64%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) MCSE
2 6 (9.84%) MCTS
2 6 (9.84%) MCITP
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) CCNA
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) HNC
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
2 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) XenApp
4 5 (8.20%) Terminal Server
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.92%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.64%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCOM
1 4 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) Sysprep
3 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) VMware
2 23 (37.70%) Citrix
3 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) Avaya
5 6 (9.84%) Apple
6 5 (8.20%) Lotus
6 5 (8.20%) HP
7 4 (6.56%) McAfee
8 3 (4.92%) CA
9 1 (1.64%) Novell
9 1 (1.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) Sun
9 1 (1.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) Altiris
9 1 (1.64%) Infor
9 1 (1.64%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.64%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) M86 Security