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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.33% 4.54% 6.64%
As % of the System Software category 56.52% 80.00% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 34
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 £20,100 £18,900 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £27,200 £35,350
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
69 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.20% 5.67% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 45
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 12 £25,000 +31.57%
Stoke-on-Trent +5 10 £22,500 -3.22%
Stafford -10 3 £39,000 +73.33%
Cannock - 3 £31,500 -
Uttoxeter - 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent +18 1 £22,500 +2.27%
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) LAN
2 31 (40.79%) Citrix
3 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
4 29 (38.16%) WAN
5 28 (36.84%) MS Office
6 27 (35.53%) VMware
7 26 (34.21%) MS Exchange
7 26 (34.21%) DNS
8 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (31.58%) SQL
10 23 (30.26%) Windows 8
11 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
12 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
13 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 16 (21.05%) Firewall
14 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
15 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
15 15 (19.74%) Avaya
15 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (18.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 14 (18.42%) Cisco
16 14 (18.42%) ITIL
16 14 (18.42%) DHCP
16 14 (18.42%) VPN
17 13 (17.11%) Blackberry
17 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.21%) IIS
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (36.84%) MS Office
2 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.79%) LAN
2 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
3 29 (38.16%) WAN
4 26 (34.21%) DNS
5 16 (21.05%) Firewall
6 14 (18.42%) VPN
6 14 (18.42%) DHCP
7 10 (13.16%) Wireless
8 5 (6.58%) SAN
9 4 (5.26%) VoIP
10 3 (3.95%) VLAN
11 2 (2.63%) Broadband
12 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.32%) WebEx
12 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.32%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Games
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (17.11%) Support Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Support Technician
6 7 (9.21%) Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) IT Support
7 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Technician
9 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 4 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (30.26%) Windows 8
4 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
7 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX
9 1 (1.32%) Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) ITIL
2 5 (6.58%) ERP
3 4 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 3 (3.95%) Change Management
4 3 (3.95%) Workflow
4 3 (3.95%) Migration
4 3 (3.95%) DRM
4 3 (3.95%) Project Management
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.63%) Time Management
5 2 (2.63%) Server Building
5 2 (2.63%) CRM
5 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.32%) Web Development
6 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) C
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.84%) MCSE
2 9 (11.84%) MCTS
2 9 (11.84%) MCITP
3 8 (10.53%) CCNA
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CISSP
4 3 (3.95%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) XenApp
4 6 (7.89%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.95%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
1 3 (3.95%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Citrix
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) VMware
4 15 (19.74%) Avaya
5 14 (18.42%) Cisco
6 12 (15.79%) Apple
7 6 (7.89%) Sun
8 4 (5.26%) HP
9 3 (3.95%) CA
10 2 (2.63%) Lotus
10 2 (2.63%) McAfee
10 2 (2.63%) Veeam
11 1 (1.32%) Altiris
11 1 (1.32%) Symantec
11 1 (1.32%) SAP
11 1 (1.32%) Nortel
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago