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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.20% 3.17% 5.41%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% +51.31%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.41% 7.94% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) R
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP