The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 10 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.86% 4.08% 6.82%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 46.15% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Median salary £19,000 £27,500 £32,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% -14.39%
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

System Software Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.86% 8.84% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 6
Median salary £19,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall 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 Walsall

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Walsall region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Walsall

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
8 3 (23.08%) Presales
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
8 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Printer Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
3 2 (15.38%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Dell
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
4 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam