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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.97% 4.94% 2.60%
As % of the System Software category 44.44% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £23,250 £20,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £19,300 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £30,500 £22,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
9 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 13.43% 9.88% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 2
Average salary £36,000 £20,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £19,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 30 June 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
4 4 (30.77%) CSLA
4 4 (30.77%) Umbraco
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 3 (23.08%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (38.46%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) Umbraco
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) WPF
2 4 (30.77%) CSLA
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) C
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Dell