The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 359 285 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.51% 5.54% 7.83%
As % of the System Software category 56.80% 55.66% 65.33%
Number of salaries quoted 289 249 387
Median salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £52,450 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
England

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 Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
632 512 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.45% 9.95% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 477 408 590
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Active Directory
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 185 £34,000 -9.33% 21
Staffordshire +15 33 £36,750 +42.71% 4
Solihull +3 28 £28,000 +12.00% 7
Coventry -4 25 £27,250 -9.16% 5
Warwickshire -1 20 £19,500 -29.09% 7
Worcestershire +8 19 £24,000 -4.00% 6
Shropshire -5 13 £23,500 -14.54% 3
West Bromwich +11 10 £35,500 -2.73%
Herefordshire -6 9 £31,500 +21.15% 5
Sutton Coldfield -1 5 £23,000 -4.16%
Dudley +9 4 £26,000 +26.82%
Wolverhampton -1 4 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Walsall +6 2 £32,500 -10.95%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 573 (74.42%) Windows
2 491 (63.77%) Microsoft
3 388 (50.39%) VMware
4 328 (42.60%) Windows Server
5 278 (36.10%) MS Exchange
6 262 (34.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 238 (30.91%) MS Excel
7 238 (30.91%) Citrix
8 197 (25.58%) ITIL
9 194 (25.19%) DNS
10 191 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 178 (23.12%) Hyper-V
12 174 (22.60%) DHCP
13 165 (21.43%) Cisco
13 165 (21.43%) Data Centre
14 162 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 158 (20.52%) Firewall
16 153 (19.87%) Windows 7
17 134 (17.40%) MS Office
18 129 (16.75%) SQL
19 119 (15.45%) SCCM
20 118 (15.32%) Office 365
21 115 (14.94%) Linux
22 113 (14.68%) WAN
22 113 (14.68%) LAN
23 109 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
24 108 (14.03%) SQL Server
25 99 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
26 97 (12.60%) TCP/IP
27 96 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 278 (36.10%) MS Exchange
2 80 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (10.00%) IIS
4 64 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (5.58%) Skype for Business
6 41 (5.32%) SharePoint
7 34 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (3.25%) Apache
10 17 (2.21%) IBM Notes
11 14 (1.82%) Moodle
12 12 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.30%) IBM Domino
14 7 (0.91%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.65%) JBoss
15 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.39%) SAS
17 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
18 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 238 (30.91%) MS Excel
2 134 (17.40%) MS Office
3 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.21%) assyst
2 9 (1.17%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.26%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (15.32%) Office 365
2 109 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (2.60%) IaaS
5 14 (1.82%) Mimecast
5 14 (1.82%) SaaS
6 12 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (1.56%) G Suite
7 5 (0.65%) PaaS
8 2 (0.26%) Yammer
9 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 194 (25.19%) DNS
2 174 (22.60%) DHCP
3 158 (20.52%) Firewall
4 113 (14.68%) LAN
4 113 (14.68%) WAN
5 97 (12.60%) TCP/IP
6 88 (11.43%) VPN
7 86 (11.17%) SAN
8 52 (6.75%) Network Security
9 47 (6.10%) VLAN
10 33 (4.29%) SSL
11 29 (3.77%) Wireless
12 27 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
13 18 (2.34%) Skype
13 18 (2.34%) VoIP
14 17 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.95%) Internet
16 11 (1.43%) SMTP
16 11 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.95%) MySQL
3 14 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.65%) Big Data
7 5 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.52%) MS Access
8 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) DTS
10 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 56 (7.27%) Finance
2 31 (4.03%) Manufacturing
3 30 (3.90%) Publishing
4 21 (2.73%) Advertising
5 19 (2.47%) Retail
6 15 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.82%) German Language
8 13 (1.69%) Legal
9 10 (1.30%) French Language
10 8 (1.04%) Automotive
11 4 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.39%) Military
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (20.91%) Analyst
2 119 (15.45%) IT Support
2 119 (15.45%) Support Engineer
3 111 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 86 (11.17%) Support Analyst
5 76 (9.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 70 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 58 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (7.40%) IT Engineer
9 47 (6.10%) IT Analyst
10 46 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 45 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
12 43 (5.58%) Support Technician
13 39 (5.06%) IT Technician
13 39 (5.06%) Service Analyst
14 36 (4.68%) IT Support Analyst
14 36 (4.68%) IT Support Engineer
15 33 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 31 (4.03%) Infrastructure Support
17 30 (3.90%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.08%) .NET
2 15 (1.95%) Web Services
3 11 (1.43%) XML
4 6 (0.78%) 802.1X
4 6 (0.78%) COM
4 6 (0.78%) HTML
5 3 (0.39%) CSS
5 3 (0.39%) Middleware
6 2 (0.26%) LAMP
6 2 (0.26%) XSLT
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) EDI
7 1 (0.13%) jQuery
7 1 (0.13%) JSON
7 1 (0.13%) RESTful
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 165 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 50 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 28 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 21 (2.73%) CMDB
7 12 (1.56%) iPhone
7 12 (1.56%) Statistics
8 11 (1.43%) Clustering
8 11 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.30%) FMCG
10 9 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.17%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.04%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.78%) Replication
14 4 (0.52%) Handset
14 4 (0.52%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.52%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 573 (74.42%) Windows
2 328 (42.60%) Windows Server
3 191 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 162 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (19.87%) Windows 7
6 115 (14.94%) Linux
7 99 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 85 (11.04%) Windows 10
9 67 (8.70%) Windows 8
10 31 (4.03%) Unix
11 21 (2.73%) Apple iOS
11 21 (2.73%) Solaris
12 15 (1.95%) Android
13 13 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.30%) SUSE
15 10 (1.30%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.91%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (25.58%) ITIL
2 64 (8.31%) Service Delivery
3 50 (6.49%) Service Management
4 35 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 32 (4.16%) Presales
6 28 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 27 (3.51%) Line Management
8 25 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (2.86%) Project Planning
9 22 (2.86%) Validation
10 21 (2.73%) Patch Management
11 20 (2.60%) Asset Management
12 19 (2.47%) Migration
13 18 (2.34%) ERP
13 18 (2.34%) Process Improvement
13 18 (2.34%) Trend Analysis
14 17 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (2.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (16.75%) SQL
2 49 (6.36%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.21%) C
4 15 (1.95%) C#
5 14 (1.82%) VB
6 9 (1.17%) T-SQL
7 7 (0.91%) Java
7 7 (0.91%) PHP
8 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.26%) VB6
9 1 (0.13%) R
9 1 (0.13%) Tcl
9 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.13%) VBScript
9 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 96 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (10.65%) MCSE
3 54 (7.01%) Degree
4 49 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (5.45%) MCSA
6 41 (5.32%) Security Cleared
7 38 (4.94%) CCNA
8 26 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 21 (2.73%) LPIC
10 19 (2.47%) MCITP
10 19 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (2.21%) MCP
12 17 (2.21%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.91%) CCIE
13 7 (0.91%) CCSA
13 7 (0.91%) JNCIA
13 7 (0.91%) JNCIS
14 6 (0.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (10.91%) SLA
2 21 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 262 (34.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (23.12%) Hyper-V
3 61 (7.92%) vSphere
4 53 (6.88%) XenApp
5 31 (4.03%) Virtual Servers
6 27 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 26 (3.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 21 (2.73%) Firmware
8 21 (2.73%) Terminal Services
9 19 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (2.34%) VMware ESX
11 16 (2.08%) BitLocker
12 14 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (1.30%) Terminal Server
14 9 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
16 5 (0.65%) NFS
17 4 (0.52%) UAG
18 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 119 (15.45%) SCCM
2 65 (8.44%) SCOM
3 30 (3.90%) Backup Exec
4 28 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 23 (2.99%) NetBackup
6 19 (2.47%) WSUS
7 13 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (1.69%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.17%) EdgeSight
9 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
10 7 (0.91%) Nagios
11 6 (0.78%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.65%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.52%) Simpana
14 3 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
15 2 (0.26%) Opsview
15 2 (0.26%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 491 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 388 (50.39%) VMware
3 238 (30.91%) Citrix
4 165 (21.43%) Cisco
5 60 (7.79%) HP
6 58 (7.53%) Dell
7 57 (7.40%) NetApp
8 44 (5.71%) IBM
9 37 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 34 (4.42%) Symantec
11 27 (3.51%) Veeam
12 24 (3.12%) Oracle
13 21 (2.73%) CheckPoint
13 21 (2.73%) SonicWALL
14 20 (2.60%) EMC
15 19 (2.47%) SolarWinds
16 14 (1.82%) Intel Security
17 13 (1.69%) Acronis
18 12 (1.56%) Google
19 10 (1.30%) EqualLogic
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28600 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + £4.2K Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + £4.2K Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + £4.2K Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £23,100 per annum Up to £23,100 +benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Company Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday