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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 27 49 17
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 42 19 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.71% 3.27% 10.66%
As % of the System Software category 89.36% 67.86% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 47
Median salary £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £51,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
47 28 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.62% 4.82% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 58
Median salary £35,000 £24,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.41% -4.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,221
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +8 17 £22,500 -4.25% 2
Tamworth - 7 £20,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent -2 6 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Lichfield -1 4 £43,000 +56.36%
Stafford - 1 - -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 83 (91.21%) Windows
2 58 (63.74%) Microsoft
3 55 (60.44%) Windows Server
4 47 (51.65%) MS Exchange
4 47 (51.65%) VMware
5 35 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 34 (37.36%) Cisco
7 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
7 33 (36.26%) ITIL
8 32 (35.16%) DHCP
9 30 (32.97%) Linux
10 29 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 26 (28.57%) WAN
12 25 (27.47%) LAN
13 24 (26.37%) Firewall
13 24 (26.37%) DNS
13 24 (26.37%) Office 365
14 21 (23.08%) VPN
14 21 (23.08%) MS Office
15 20 (21.98%) Citrix
16 19 (20.88%) IIS
16 19 (20.88%) VLAN
17 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
19 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
20 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (15.38%) Project Planning
21 14 (15.38%) Network Security
21 14 (15.38%) Unix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (51.65%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.88%) IIS
3 9 (9.89%) Apache
4 7 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.49%) Site Server
7 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 21 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.37%) Office 365
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.10%) G Suite
4 1 (1.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
2 32 (35.16%) DHCP
3 26 (28.57%) WAN
4 25 (27.47%) LAN
5 24 (26.37%) DNS
5 24 (26.37%) Firewall
6 21 (23.08%) VPN
7 19 (20.88%) VLAN
8 14 (15.38%) Network Security
9 13 (14.29%) SAN
10 12 (13.19%) SSL
11 9 (9.89%) HTTP
11 9 (9.89%) ICMP
11 9 (9.89%) SMTP
11 9 (9.89%) Telnet
12 5 (5.49%) Skype
13 3 (3.30%) IPv4
13 3 (3.30%) IPv6
13 3 (3.30%) RIP
13 3 (3.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
1 25 (27.47%) Support Engineer
2 20 (21.98%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (16.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 13 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) IT Support
9 8 (8.79%) Consultant
9 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 8 (8.79%) IT Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Service Analyst
9 8 (8.79%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 7 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (7.69%) Technical Support
11 6 (6.59%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.79%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.69%) iPhone
5 5 (5.49%) User Experience
6 4 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.40%) Life Science
7 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.20%) EPoS
8 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.10%) Clustering
9 1 (1.10%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 83 (91.21%) Windows
2 55 (60.44%) Windows Server
3 30 (32.97%) Linux
4 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
6 14 (15.38%) Unix
7 10 (10.99%) SUSE
8 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (7.69%) Android
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Phone
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) ITIL
2 14 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 12 (13.19%) Logistics
4 11 (12.09%) Migration
5 9 (9.89%) Data Security
6 7 (7.69%) Server Building
6 7 (7.69%) Service Management
7 6 (6.59%) ERP
8 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.49%) Time Management
9 3 (3.30%) ITSM
10 2 (2.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.20%) Network Design
10 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.20%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.20%) Virtual Environments
11 1 (1.10%) Data Privacy
11 1 (1.10%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
1 8 (8.79%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) VB
3 2 (2.20%) Java
3 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.89%) MCSE
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) CCNA
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) MCSA
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.49%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.20%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.20%) XenApp
5 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.20%) XenServer
6 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (9.89%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
3 2 (2.20%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 47 (51.65%) VMware
3 34 (37.36%) Cisco
4 20 (21.98%) Citrix
5 14 (15.38%) Symantec
6 11 (12.09%) HP
7 9 (9.89%) Brocade
7 9 (9.89%) EMC
7 9 (9.89%) IBM
7 9 (9.89%) Veeam
8 7 (7.69%) arcserve
9 6 (6.59%) Sage
9 6 (6.59%) SonicWALL
10 5 (5.49%) Acronis
10 5 (5.49%) Cyberoam
10 5 (5.49%) Kaspersky
10 5 (5.49%) Proofpoint
10 5 (5.49%) Sophos
10 5 (5.49%) WatchGuard
10 5 (5.49%) Webroot
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