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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 6.06% 1.32% 4.23%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £23,250 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.87% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £40,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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 Walsall region.

System Software Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.12% 2.63% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) CSLA
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (33.33%) WPF
3 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (8.33%) C# Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) CSLA
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya