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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 425 371 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.97% 6.49% 6.48%
As % of the System Software category 63.06% 65.43% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 374 329 319
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
674 567 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.06% 9.92% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 556 493 467
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +6 215 £39,323 +7.00% 21
Warwickshire +21 43 £32,000 +16.36% 5
Staffordshire -9 30 £26,000 +8.33% 11
Coventry +11 29 £42,500 +60.37% 8
Shropshire -31 23 £37,500 +70.45% 1
Worcestershire +17 20 £21,000 -1.17% 4
Walsall +2 14 £31,000 +26.53% 1
Solihull +15 13 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £22,500 -
West Bromwich -1 8 £32,500 -38.09% 3
Wolverhampton -7 6 £36,000 +20.00% 4
Dudley 0 4 £26,250 -4.54%
Halesowen +2 2 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Willenhall - 2 £33,500 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £28,750 -
Herefordshire -12 1 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Bilston - 1 £20,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 551 (69.57%) Windows
2 409 (51.64%) Microsoft
3 346 (43.69%) VMware
4 332 (41.92%) Windows Server
5 228 (28.79%) MS Exchange
6 216 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 203 (25.63%) Citrix
8 199 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 184 (23.23%) Cisco
10 183 (23.11%) MS Excel
11 176 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 163 (20.58%) Hyper-V
13 162 (20.45%) WAN
14 158 (19.95%) LAN
15 155 (19.57%) ITIL
16 154 (19.44%) Firewall
17 152 (19.19%) DNS
18 140 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
19 127 (16.04%) Windows 7
20 125 (15.78%) DHCP
21 112 (14.14%) TCP/IP
22 111 (14.02%) SLA
22 111 (14.02%) MS Office
23 106 (13.38%) SAN
24 97 (12.25%) Data Centre
25 95 (11.99%) Windows 8
26 94 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
26 94 (11.87%) VPN
27 92 (11.62%) HP
28 86 (10.86%) SQL

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
1 228 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 86 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 73 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 71 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 67 (8.46%) Skype for Business
6 52 (6.57%) IIS
7 51 (6.44%) SharePoint
8 24 (3.03%) IBM Notes
9 20 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (2.27%) IBM Domino
11 12 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.52%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.14%) WordPress
13 8 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.88%) Apache
14 7 (0.88%) Site Server
15 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 183 (23.11%) MS Excel
2 111 (14.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.15%) assyst
2 12 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.51%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.25%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 85 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (9.22%) Office 365
3 36 (4.55%) IaaS
4 17 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.02%) Mimecast
6 15 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.14%) PaaS
8 8 (1.01%) SaaS
9 4 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 162 (20.45%) WAN
2 158 (19.95%) LAN
3 154 (19.44%) Firewall
4 152 (19.19%) DNS
5 125 (15.78%) DHCP
6 112 (14.14%) TCP/IP
7 106 (13.38%) SAN
8 94 (11.87%) VPN
9 51 (6.44%) VLAN
10 39 (4.92%) VoIP
10 39 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
11 36 (4.55%) Wireless
12 27 (3.41%) Network Security
13 25 (3.16%) SSL
14 24 (3.03%) ADSL
15 21 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (2.15%) NetScaler
17 16 (2.02%) IPsec
18 15 (1.89%) NAS
19 13 (1.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.26%) MS Access
4 9 (1.14%) MySQL
4 9 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.88%) Big Data
6 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.63%) Informix
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (8.33%) Finance
2 50 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.27%) French Language
4 18 (2.27%) German Language
5 17 (2.15%) Retail
6 14 (1.77%) Banking
7 13 (1.64%) Legal
8 12 (1.52%) Automotive
9 9 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.63%) Law
10 5 (0.63%) Publishing
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 158 (19.95%) Analyst
2 122 (15.40%) Support Engineer
3 97 (12.25%) IT Support
4 89 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 75 (9.47%) Support Analyst
6 67 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 57 (7.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 57 (7.20%) Architect
8 55 (6.94%) IT Analyst
9 45 (5.68%) Service Analyst
10 41 (5.18%) IT Engineer
11 39 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
12 37 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
13 36 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 36 (4.55%) Administrator
14 34 (4.29%) Network Engineer
15 32 (4.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 32 (4.04%) Exchange Engineer
16 30 (3.79%) Consultant
17 29 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.17%) .NET
2 12 (1.52%) Web Services
3 11 (1.39%) HTML
4 8 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.88%) XML
6 5 (0.63%) COM
6 5 (0.63%) jQuery
7 4 (0.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.51%) CGI
7 4 (0.51%) CSS
8 3 (0.38%) Ajax
8 3 (0.38%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.38%) CSS3
8 3 (0.38%) HTML5
8 3 (0.38%) REST
8 3 (0.38%) SAML
8 3 (0.38%) SOAP
9 2 (0.25%) FuelPHP
9 2 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 20 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 12 (1.52%) Clustering
6 12 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.39%) Replication
8 10 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.14%) Life Science
10 7 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (0.88%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.76%) Handset
12 5 (0.63%) CMDB
12 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.63%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 551 (69.57%) Windows
2 332 (41.92%) Windows Server
3 199 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 176 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 140 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 127 (16.04%) Windows 7
7 95 (11.99%) Windows 8
8 81 (10.23%) Windows XP
9 60 (7.58%) Linux
10 44 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 28 (3.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (1.77%) Unix
12 14 (1.77%) Windows Vista
13 11 (1.39%) Solaris
14 7 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.76%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.63%) HPUX
17 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (19.57%) ITIL
2 43 (5.43%) SIEM
3 42 (5.30%) Information Security
4 35 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (4.29%) Network Design
6 29 (3.66%) Presales
7 27 (3.41%) TOGAF
8 26 (3.28%) Migration
9 23 (2.90%) Patch Management
10 22 (2.78%) Line Management
10 22 (2.78%) Service Delivery
11 21 (2.65%) Configuration Management
11 21 (2.65%) Incident Management
12 20 (2.53%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (2.40%) Change Management
13 19 (2.40%) ITIL V3
14 18 (2.27%) CRM
14 18 (2.27%) Project Management
14 18 (2.27%) Service Management
14 18 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 86 (10.86%) SQL
2 33 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.28%) C#
4 19 (2.40%) C
5 18 (2.27%) VBA
6 17 (2.15%) VB
7 15 (1.89%) Java
8 12 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.14%) Tcl
10 7 (0.88%) PHP
11 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.38%) Python
12 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.25%) Ruby
14 1 (0.13%) C++
14 1 (0.13%) Korn
14 1 (0.13%) Perl
14 1 (0.13%) VBScript
14 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 94 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (9.09%) MCSE
3 67 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (7.32%) CCNA
5 43 (5.43%) MCSA
6 41 (5.18%) CCNP
7 37 (4.67%) Degree
8 31 (3.91%) Security Cleared
9 30 (3.79%) MCITP
10 23 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (2.78%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.27%) CCDA
13 16 (2.02%) CCDP
14 15 (1.89%) CISSP
15 14 (1.77%) MCP
16 12 (1.52%) MCTS
17 11 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (1.26%) MCDST
19 8 (1.01%) HND
20 7 (0.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (14.02%) SLA
2 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.63%) COBIT
4 4 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 216 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (20.58%) Hyper-V
3 75 (9.47%) vSphere
4 63 (7.95%) XenApp
5 28 (3.54%) XenDesktop
6 27 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
7 26 (3.28%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (2.02%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.76%) Firmware
14 6 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.63%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.63%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.51%) NFS
16 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (8.46%) SCCM
2 43 (5.43%) SCOM
3 36 (4.55%) WSUS
4 34 (4.29%) Backup Exec
5 24 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 14 (1.77%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.38%) Simpana
12 2 (0.25%) Ansible
12 2 (0.25%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.25%) Proventia
12 2 (0.25%) Puppet
12 2 (0.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 409 (51.64%) Microsoft
2 346 (43.69%) VMware
3 203 (25.63%) Citrix
4 184 (23.23%) Cisco
5 92 (11.62%) HP
6 61 (7.70%) IBM
7 57 (7.20%) Veeam
8 49 (6.19%) NetApp
9 37 (4.67%) Juniper
10 35 (4.42%) Symantec
11 29 (3.66%) SonicWALL
12 28 (3.54%) Acronis
12 28 (3.54%) Dell
13 26 (3.28%) Avaya
14 18 (2.27%) Oracle
15 17 (2.15%) Red Hat
16 16 (2.02%) EMC
16 16 (2.02%) Meraki
16 16 (2.02%) Sophos
17 14 (1.77%) CheckPoint
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £26K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22.5k - 26k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Herefordshire Housing
Salary: From £19,930 to £21,942 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance, 25 Days
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
The Elms School
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago