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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 28 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 33 28 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.14% 4.35% 9.84%
As % of the System Software category 80.49% 82.35% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 45
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £20,148
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,750 £37,500
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
41 34 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.87% 5.28% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 60
Median salary £35,000 £25,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +12 15 £26,000 +13.04% 2
Tamworth +14 8 £20,000 -61.16%
Burton-upon-Trent 0 5 £35,000 +37.25%
Lichfield +1 1 £30,500 +10.90%
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 67 (90.54%) Windows
2 50 (67.57%) Windows Server
3 49 (66.22%) Microsoft
4 36 (48.65%) VMware
5 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
5 33 (44.59%) MS Exchange
6 32 (43.24%) Cisco
7 26 (35.14%) DHCP
8 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
9 22 (29.73%) Linux
10 21 (28.38%) ITIL
10 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
11 19 (25.68%) Citrix
11 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (22.97%) DNS
12 17 (22.97%) Firewall
13 16 (21.62%) MS Office
13 16 (21.62%) Office 365
13 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
14 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
14 15 (20.27%) VPN
15 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (18.92%) Unix
15 14 (18.92%) Project Planning
16 13 (17.57%) WAN
17 12 (16.22%) LAN
17 12 (16.22%) VLAN
18 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V

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 33 (44.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) IIS
3 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.76%) Site Server
4 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) DHCP
2 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 17 (22.97%) DNS
3 17 (22.97%) Firewall
4 15 (20.27%) VPN
5 13 (17.57%) WAN
6 12 (16.22%) LAN
6 12 (16.22%) VLAN
7 7 (9.46%) Network Security
8 5 (6.76%) SSL
9 4 (5.41%) SAN
9 4 (5.41%) VoIP
10 3 (4.05%) IPv4
10 3 (4.05%) IPv6
10 3 (4.05%) LDAP
10 3 (4.05%) OSPF
10 3 (4.05%) RIP
11 2 (2.70%) HTTP
11 2 (2.70%) SMTP
11 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) French Language
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support
6 7 (9.46%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Support
7 6 (8.11%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.76%) iPhone
3 5 (6.76%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) Life Science
4 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 67 (90.54%) Windows
2 50 (67.57%) Windows Server
3 22 (29.73%) Linux
4 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.92%) Unix
6 10 (13.51%) SUSE
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.46%) Android
8 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Phone
10 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (18.92%) Project Planning
3 11 (14.86%) Logistics
4 9 (12.16%) Migration
5 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.11%) Server Building
7 5 (6.76%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (6.76%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) Time Management
8 4 (5.41%) ERP
9 3 (4.05%) ITSM
9 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.70%) Data Security
10 2 (2.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.70%) Network Design
10 2 (2.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
11 1 (1.35%) Line Management
11 1 (1.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.05%) XenApp
4 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.70%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) Microsoft
2 36 (48.65%) VMware
3 32 (43.24%) Cisco
4 19 (25.68%) Citrix
5 7 (9.46%) Symantec
6 5 (6.76%) Acronis
6 5 (6.76%) arcserve
6 5 (6.76%) Cyberoam
6 5 (6.76%) Intel Security
6 5 (6.76%) Kaspersky
6 5 (6.76%) Proofpoint
6 5 (6.76%) SonicWALL
6 5 (6.76%) Sophos
6 5 (6.76%) WatchGuard
6 5 (6.76%) Webroot
7 4 (5.41%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Sage
9 2 (2.70%) EMC
9 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (2.70%) Veeam
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