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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 415 334 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.09% 5.83% 6.16%
As % of the System Software category 61.94% 63.14% 56.74%
Number of salaries quoted 347 291 297
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,877 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +1.53%
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
670 529 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.45% 9.24% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 526 448 514
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -3 181 £32,500 -13.33% 17
Coventry +18 48 £42,500 +26.86% 13
Staffordshire +12 46 £26,000 +8.33% 10
Warwickshire +8 26 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Shropshire -6 25 £28,000 +24.44% 4
Dudley - 14 £23,500 -
Worcestershire +9 13 £23,500 -14.54% 1
Walsall +12 12 £28,000 +14.28% 3
Solihull +19 10 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 9 £21,500 -10.41%
West Bromwich +1 7 £25,000 -18.03% 1
Herefordshire -10 6 £23,000 -42.50% 4
Halesowen +6 4 £35,500 +22.41%
Wolverhampton -8 2 £29,750 -0.83%
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £34,500 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 584 (69.52%) Windows
2 451 (53.69%) Microsoft
3 336 (40.00%) VMware
4 329 (39.17%) Windows Server
5 255 (30.36%) MS Exchange
6 230 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 209 (24.88%) Citrix
8 207 (24.64%) ITIL
9 200 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 191 (22.74%) Cisco
11 187 (22.26%) DNS
12 185 (22.02%) MS Excel
13 178 (21.19%) Firewall
14 177 (21.07%) Hyper-V
15 170 (20.24%) WAN
16 162 (19.29%) LAN
16 162 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 154 (18.33%) DHCP
18 144 (17.14%) Windows 7
19 132 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
20 123 (14.64%) MS Office
21 122 (14.52%) VPN
21 122 (14.52%) Data Centre
22 117 (13.93%) SAN
23 115 (13.69%) SQL
24 114 (13.57%) SLA
24 114 (13.57%) TCP/IP
24 114 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
25 106 (12.62%) HP
26 105 (12.50%) Office 365

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
1 255 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 84 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 83 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (8.69%) IIS
5 69 (8.21%) Skype for Business
6 64 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 58 (6.90%) SharePoint
8 32 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 26 (3.10%) IBM Notes
10 23 (2.74%) Apache
10 23 (2.74%) IBM Domino
11 19 (2.26%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.19%) Moodle
13 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.83%) JBoss
14 7 (0.83%) SAS
15 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 185 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 123 (14.64%) MS Office
3 8 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.62%) assyst
2 13 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.31%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.36%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.24%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 114 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (12.50%) Office 365
3 38 (4.52%) IaaS
4 23 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (2.14%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.55%) PaaS
8 13 (1.55%) SaaS
9 5 (0.60%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.48%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 187 (22.26%) DNS
2 178 (21.19%) Firewall
3 170 (20.24%) WAN
4 162 (19.29%) LAN
5 154 (18.33%) DHCP
6 122 (14.52%) VPN
7 117 (13.93%) SAN
8 114 (13.57%) TCP/IP
9 53 (6.31%) VLAN
10 40 (4.76%) Wireless
11 37 (4.40%) SSL
11 37 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (4.05%) Network Security
13 29 (3.45%) VoIP
14 23 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
15 22 (2.62%) NetScaler
16 20 (2.38%) Internet
17 17 (2.02%) ADSL
18 16 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (1.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.55%) MySQL
5 10 (1.19%) MS Access
6 9 (1.07%) Big Data
6 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.60%) Informix
8 5 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.12%) MSI
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 77 (9.17%) Finance
2 33 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.45%) German Language
4 27 (3.21%) French Language
4 27 (3.21%) Retail
5 21 (2.50%) Publishing
6 19 (2.26%) Legal
7 17 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.95%) Automotive
8 8 (0.95%) Banking
8 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.60%) Advertising
10 4 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.36%) Military
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (21.79%) Analyst
2 125 (14.88%) Support Engineer
3 119 (14.17%) IT Support
4 108 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 78 (9.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 69 (8.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 66 (7.86%) IT Analyst
9 65 (7.74%) IT Engineer
10 56 (6.67%) Architect
11 49 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 46 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
13 44 (5.24%) Service Analyst
14 43 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
15 41 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
16 36 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
17 33 (3.93%) Consultant
18 32 (3.81%) Desktop Support
19 30 (3.57%) Network Engineer
20 29 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.52%) .NET
2 15 (1.79%) XML
3 14 (1.67%) Web Services
4 9 (1.07%) HTML
5 8 (0.95%) COM
6 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.48%) CGI
7 4 (0.48%) Middleware
7 4 (0.48%) SOAP
8 3 (0.36%) REST
9 2 (0.24%) CSS
9 2 (0.24%) FuelPHP
9 2 (0.24%) J2EE
9 2 (0.24%) JMS
9 2 (0.24%) jQuery
9 2 (0.24%) LAMP
9 2 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.24%) SAML
9 2 (0.24%) WAP
9 2 (0.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.98%) Driving Licence
4 23 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 15 (1.79%) Statistics
7 12 (1.43%) CMDB
8 11 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.19%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.07%) Clustering
10 9 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.95%) Replication
12 6 (0.71%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (0.71%) PKI
13 4 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.48%) iPad
13 4 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 584 (69.52%) Windows
2 329 (39.17%) Windows Server
3 200 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 162 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 132 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (11.19%) Linux
8 89 (10.60%) Windows 8
9 54 (6.43%) Windows XP
10 53 (6.31%) Windows 10
11 28 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 24 (2.86%) Solaris
13 23 (2.74%) Unix
14 16 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (1.55%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.07%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.95%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.60%) Android
18 5 (0.60%) HPUX
18 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (24.64%) ITIL
2 40 (4.76%) Service Management
3 37 (4.40%) Service Delivery
4 35 (4.17%) SIEM
5 34 (4.05%) Presales
6 31 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (3.57%) Information Security
8 29 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 27 (3.21%) Validation
10 25 (2.98%) Line Management
11 24 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (2.62%) Network Design
13 21 (2.50%) Mentoring
13 21 (2.50%) Patch Management
13 21 (2.50%) TOGAF
14 20 (2.38%) Migration
15 19 (2.26%) Change Management
16 18 (2.14%) Configuration Management
16 18 (2.14%) Project Management
17 17 (2.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 115 (13.69%) SQL
2 39 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.33%) C#
4 21 (2.50%) C
5 18 (2.14%) Java
6 16 (1.90%) VB
7 14 (1.67%) VBA
8 10 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.19%) Tcl
9 6 (0.71%) PHP
9 6 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.12%) C++
12 1 (0.12%) Korn
12 1 (0.12%) Perl
12 1 (0.12%) Python
12 1 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 94 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (9.05%) MCSE
3 63 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (6.43%) Degree
5 50 (5.95%) CCNA
6 46 (5.48%) MCSA
7 32 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 28 (3.33%) CCNP
9 27 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.14%) MCP
11 17 (2.02%) SC Cleared
12 16 (1.90%) MCITP
13 13 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.43%) CISSP
14 12 (1.43%) LPIC
15 11 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (1.07%) CCDA
16 9 (1.07%) CCDP
17 8 (0.95%) CCIE
18 7 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (13.57%) SLA
2 11 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.60%) COBIT
3 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 230 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 177 (21.07%) Hyper-V
3 74 (8.81%) vSphere
4 61 (7.26%) XenApp
5 39 (4.64%) Virtual Servers
6 34 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 30 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 24 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 17 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.90%) BitLocker
11 15 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (1.43%) Firmware
12 12 (1.43%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.60%) Shibboleth
13 5 (0.60%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.48%) NFS
14 4 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 101 (12.02%) SCCM
2 54 (6.43%) SCOM
3 37 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (4.17%) WSUS
5 27 (3.21%) Backup Exec
6 22 (2.62%) NetBackup
7 13 (1.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (1.31%) MAILsweeper
10 9 (1.07%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.71%) Simpana
13 5 (0.60%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.48%) Data Guard
14 4 (0.48%) EdgeSight
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle ZFS
15 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
15 3 (0.36%) Nagios
15 3 (0.36%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 451 (53.69%) Microsoft
2 336 (40.00%) VMware
3 209 (24.88%) Citrix
4 191 (22.74%) Cisco
5 106 (12.62%) HP
6 68 (8.10%) IBM
7 53 (6.31%) NetApp
8 46 (5.48%) Symantec
9 44 (5.24%) Dell
10 40 (4.76%) Veeam
11 33 (3.93%) Acronis
11 33 (3.93%) SonicWALL
12 32 (3.81%) Juniper
12 32 (3.81%) Oracle
13 29 (3.45%) Red Hat
14 27 (3.21%) EMC
15 21 (2.50%) Sophos
16 18 (2.14%) CheckPoint
17 13 (1.55%) Kaspersky
18 12 (1.43%) Intel Security
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37685.00 - £40961.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + car allowence
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: £37,305 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 13 days ago