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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 423 290 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.32% 5.41% 6.48%
As % of the System Software category 62.67% 62.23% 56.70%
Number of salaries quoted 341 248 301
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
675 466 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.68% 8.70% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 506 384 532
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -7 183 £31,000 -17.33% 13
Coventry +22 51 £24,500 -24.61% 8
Staffordshire +19 45 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Shropshire +13 25 £28,000 +13.13% 6
Warwickshire 0 24 £31,500 +8.62% 5
Solihull +19 17 £32,000 -1.53% 7
Worcestershire +11 14 £22,250 -25.83% 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 13 £22,500 -6.25%
Dudley - 13 £23,500 - 1
Walsall +8 12 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Herefordshire 0 8 £29,000 -27.50%
Halesowen - 3 £36,000 -
Wolverhampton -9 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 604 (71.23%) Windows
2 474 (55.90%) Microsoft
3 354 (41.75%) VMware
4 353 (41.63%) Windows Server
5 285 (33.61%) MS Exchange
6 239 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 218 (25.71%) Citrix
8 210 (24.76%) MS Excel
9 208 (24.53%) ITIL
10 206 (24.29%) DNS
11 202 (23.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 178 (20.99%) DHCP
13 175 (20.64%) Hyper-V
14 173 (20.40%) Firewall
15 172 (20.28%) Cisco
16 168 (19.81%) Windows 7
17 161 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
18 159 (18.75%) WAN
19 153 (18.04%) LAN
20 145 (17.10%) MS Office
21 137 (16.16%) Data Centre
22 126 (14.86%) VPN
23 125 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
24 124 (14.62%) SQL
25 113 (13.33%) SLA
25 113 (13.33%) SCCM
26 111 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
27 110 (12.97%) Office 365
28 108 (12.74%) TCP/IP
29 105 (12.38%) SAN

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
1 285 (33.61%) MS Exchange
2 90 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 80 (9.43%) IIS
4 67 (7.90%) Skype for Business
5 55 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 48 (5.66%) SharePoint
7 36 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (3.77%) IBM Notes
9 25 (2.95%) Apache
9 25 (2.95%) IBM Domino
10 14 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.42%) Moodle
13 9 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.83%) JBoss
15 7 (0.83%) SAS
16 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 210 (24.76%) MS Excel
2 145 (17.10%) MS Office
3 7 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.95%) assyst
2 13 (1.53%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.35%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.24%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (12.97%) Office 365
3 26 (3.07%) IaaS
4 21 (2.48%) Mimecast
5 20 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (1.42%) SaaS
8 10 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.83%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.59%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.59%) PaaS
11 2 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 206 (24.29%) DNS
2 178 (20.99%) DHCP
3 173 (20.40%) Firewall
4 159 (18.75%) WAN
5 153 (18.04%) LAN
6 126 (14.86%) VPN
7 108 (12.74%) TCP/IP
8 105 (12.38%) SAN
9 47 (5.54%) VLAN
10 43 (5.07%) SSL
11 39 (4.60%) Wireless
12 33 (3.89%) Network Security
13 27 (3.18%) VoIP
14 25 (2.95%) Remote Desktop
14 25 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (2.59%) Internet
16 18 (2.12%) Skype
17 17 (2.00%) NetScaler
18 16 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.77%) MySQL
3 14 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.06%) MS Access
6 6 (0.71%) Big Data
6 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.59%) Informix
7 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.12%) DTS
10 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.12%) MSI
1 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 76 (8.96%) Finance
2 31 (3.66%) Retail
3 28 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.18%) Publishing
5 24 (2.83%) German Language
6 22 (2.59%) French Language
7 21 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.24%) Legal
9 12 (1.42%) Advertising
10 9 (1.06%) Automotive
11 7 (0.83%) Banking
11 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.35%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 193 (22.76%) Analyst
2 123 (14.50%) IT Support
3 119 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 119 (14.03%) Support Engineer
4 93 (10.97%) Support Analyst
5 80 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 74 (8.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 69 (8.14%) IT Analyst
8 62 (7.31%) IT Engineer
9 50 (5.90%) Service Desk Analyst
10 48 (5.66%) Service Analyst
11 47 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 45 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
13 43 (5.07%) IT Support Analyst
13 43 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
14 37 (4.36%) Architect
15 32 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support
16 31 (3.66%) Desktop Support
17 30 (3.54%) Consultant
17 30 (3.54%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.42%) .NET
2 12 (1.42%) XML
3 11 (1.30%) Web Services
4 6 (0.71%) COM
5 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.59%) HTML
5 5 (0.59%) Middleware
6 4 (0.47%) CGI
7 3 (0.35%) CSS
7 3 (0.35%) SOAP
8 2 (0.24%) J2EE
8 2 (0.24%) JMS
8 2 (0.24%) LAMP
8 2 (0.24%) REST
8 2 (0.24%) SAML
8 2 (0.24%) WAP
8 2 (0.24%) WSDL
9 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.12%) EDI
9 1 (0.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 137 (16.16%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 26 (3.07%) Driving Licence
5 24 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.12%) CMDB
6 18 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.42%) Statistics
8 10 (1.18%) Clustering
8 10 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.06%) iPhone
9 9 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 9 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.83%) FMCG
11 7 (0.83%) Replication
12 6 (0.71%) PKI
13 4 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 604 (71.23%) Windows
2 353 (41.63%) Windows Server
3 202 (23.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 168 (19.81%) Windows 7
5 161 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 125 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 101 (11.91%) Linux
8 88 (10.38%) Windows 8
9 63 (7.43%) Windows 10
10 35 (4.13%) Windows XP
11 24 (2.83%) Unix
12 22 (2.59%) Solaris
13 19 (2.24%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
15 14 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (1.53%) Android
17 7 (0.83%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.71%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.71%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (24.53%) ITIL
2 45 (5.31%) Service Management
3 42 (4.95%) Service Delivery
4 39 (4.60%) Presales
5 35 (4.13%) Incident Management
6 30 (3.54%) Validation
7 29 (3.42%) Line Management
7 29 (3.42%) SIEM
8 27 (3.18%) Information Security
9 26 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (2.71%) Migration
11 22 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (2.48%) Patch Management
13 20 (2.36%) Change Management
13 20 (2.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (2.24%) Project Management
15 18 (2.12%) ERP
15 18 (2.12%) Mentoring
16 17 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (14.62%) SQL
2 45 (5.31%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.07%) C#
4 23 (2.71%) C
5 16 (1.89%) VB
6 13 (1.53%) Java
7 12 (1.42%) VBA
8 8 (0.94%) PHP
9 7 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.24%) Tcl
12 1 (0.12%) VB6
12 1 (0.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 93 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (9.20%) MCSE
3 60 (7.08%) Degree
4 54 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (4.95%) MCSA
6 41 (4.83%) CCNA
7 37 (4.36%) Security Cleared
8 25 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (2.48%) MCP
10 20 (2.36%) CCNP
11 18 (2.12%) LPIC
12 17 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (2.00%) SC Cleared
13 15 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.42%) MCITP
15 10 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.94%) CCIE
17 7 (0.83%) CCSA
17 7 (0.83%) CISSP
17 7 (0.83%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (13.33%) SLA
2 17 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.59%) COBIT
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 239 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (20.64%) Hyper-V
3 73 (8.61%) vSphere
4 52 (6.13%) XenApp
5 36 (4.25%) Virtual Servers
6 30 (3.54%) XenDesktop
7 28 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 26 (3.07%) VMware ESX
9 18 (2.12%) Firmware
10 17 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.77%) BitLocker
12 14 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (1.53%) Terminal Services
14 12 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (1.06%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.47%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.47%) UAG
16 4 (0.47%) XenServer
17 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 113 (13.33%) SCCM
2 63 (7.43%) SCOM
3 36 (4.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 36 (4.25%) WSUS
4 27 (3.18%) Backup Exec
4 27 (3.18%) NetBackup
5 13 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 10 (1.18%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
8 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.83%) Nagios
9 5 (0.59%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.47%) Simpana
11 3 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.35%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 474 (55.90%) Microsoft
2 354 (41.75%) VMware
3 218 (25.71%) Citrix
4 172 (20.28%) Cisco
5 86 (10.14%) HP
6 67 (7.90%) IBM
7 48 (5.66%) Dell
8 46 (5.42%) NetApp
9 42 (4.95%) Symantec
10 37 (4.36%) Red Hat
11 35 (4.13%) Acronis
11 35 (4.13%) Veeam
12 30 (3.54%) Oracle
13 24 (2.83%) EMC
14 23 (2.71%) SonicWALL
15 22 (2.59%) Juniper
16 16 (1.89%) CheckPoint
17 13 (1.53%) SolarWinds
18 12 (1.42%) Apple
18 12 (1.42%) MobileIron
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £15000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £31500 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago