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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.84% 1.30% 1.75%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £48,750 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% +15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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
12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 15.79% 3.90% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% +24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Software Deployment
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 4 (28.57%) CSLA
6 3 (21.43%) XenServer
6 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) WCF
2 4 (28.57%) WPF
2 4 (28.57%) CSLA
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Deployment
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) C
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) XenApp
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) XenServer
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Websense
5 1 (7.14%) SurfControl