The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich 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 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 10.34% 10.81% 15.22%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 80.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 West Bromwich region.

System Software Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 17.24% 13.51% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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 West Bromwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Bromwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
3 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
3 9 (64.29%) SLA
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (28.57%) McAfee
8 4 (28.57%) Dell
8 4 (28.57%) Toshiba
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) CMDB
8 4 (28.57%) BlackBerry OS
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (28.57%) Android
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
10 2 (14.29%) NetApp
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (28.57%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) BlackBerry OS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (28.57%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) McAfee
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Toshiba
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft