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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / West Midlands
Rank 36 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 283 318 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.99% 5.48% 8.76%
As % of the System Software category 54.11% 50.96% 69.37%
Number of salaries quoted 232 268 384
Median salary £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,365 £21,000 £20,248
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
523 624 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.06% 10.75% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 423 492 564
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -1 128 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Staffordshire +9 31 £26,000 +1.96% 5
Warwickshire +19 30 £33,500 +21.81% 7
Solihull +11 26 £34,500 +64.28% 2
Shropshire +7 23 £31,500 -1.56% 5
Coventry -7 21 £32,500 - 7
Worcestershire -18 13 £26,500 - 7
Herefordshire -28 4 £27,000 - 4
Sutton Coldfield +3 2 £41,750 -30.41% 1
Walsall +8 1 £19,000 -30.90% 1
West Bromwich +1 1 £35,000 +107.40% 2
Smethwick - 1 £17,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 513 (76.23%) Windows
2 447 (66.42%) Microsoft
3 386 (57.36%) VMware
4 289 (42.94%) Windows Server
5 259 (38.48%) MS Exchange
6 248 (36.85%) MS Excel
7 244 (36.26%) Citrix
8 234 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 183 (27.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 159 (23.63%) Windows 7
11 157 (23.33%) Hyper-V
12 152 (22.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 151 (22.44%) Data Centre
14 146 (21.69%) DNS
15 142 (21.10%) ITIL
16 140 (20.80%) Firewall
17 137 (20.36%) Cisco
18 123 (18.28%) Office 365
19 118 (17.53%) MS Office
20 110 (16.34%) DHCP
21 97 (14.41%) SQL
22 94 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
23 92 (13.67%) Linux
24 88 (13.08%) SCCM
25 86 (12.78%) Windows 10
26 84 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2010
27 79 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
28 78 (11.59%) SQL Server
29 77 (11.44%) TCP/IP
29 77 (11.44%) 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
1 259 (38.48%) MS Exchange
2 84 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (9.66%) IIS
5 38 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 28 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (2.97%) Skype for Business
8 19 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (2.67%) Apache
10 10 (1.49%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.74%) Moodle
12 5 (0.74%) Site Server
13 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.30%) CMS
15 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
16 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 248 (36.85%) MS Excel
2 118 (17.53%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS Project
3 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) assyst
2 7 (1.04%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 123 (18.28%) Office 365
2 94 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (2.08%) Mimecast
5 11 (1.63%) G Suite
6 10 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.49%) IaaS
7 5 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.59%) SaaS
9 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (21.69%) DNS
2 140 (20.80%) Firewall
3 110 (16.34%) DHCP
4 77 (11.44%) TCP/IP
5 76 (11.29%) SAN
6 70 (10.40%) LAN
7 67 (9.96%) WAN
8 65 (9.66%) Network Security
9 51 (7.58%) VPN
10 34 (5.05%) VLAN
11 32 (4.75%) Remote Desktop
12 25 (3.71%) SSL
13 19 (2.82%) VoIP
14 18 (2.67%) NAS
14 18 (2.67%) Wireless
15 17 (2.53%) Skype
16 16 (2.38%) IPv4
17 11 (1.63%) DDNS
17 11 (1.63%) Internet
17 11 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.23%) MySQL
3 11 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.74%) MS Access
5 5 (0.74%) ZAP BI
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.45%) Big Data
7 3 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.15%) DTS
8 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.49%) Burp Suite
1 10 (1.49%) Fiddler
2 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (6.98%) Finance
2 30 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 26 (3.86%) Advertising
4 20 (2.97%) Publishing
5 18 (2.67%) Retail
6 6 (0.89%) Legal
7 5 (0.74%) Automotive
7 5 (0.74%) Law
7 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (16.94%) Analyst
2 101 (15.01%) Support Engineer
3 98 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 86 (12.78%) IT Support
5 66 (9.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 61 (9.06%) Support Analyst
7 52 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 50 (7.43%) IT Engineer
9 48 (7.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 47 (6.98%) IT Technician
11 37 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 36 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 34 (5.05%) Support Technician
14 33 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 32 (4.75%) Service Desk Analyst
16 31 (4.61%) Operations Manager
17 29 (4.31%) IT Support Technician
17 29 (4.31%) Service Analyst
18 25 (3.71%) Technical Specialist
19 23 (3.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.23%) Web Services
2 9 (1.34%) .NET
3 6 (0.89%) 802.1X
4 5 (0.74%) XML
5 4 (0.59%) HTML
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) COM
6 2 (0.30%) LAMP
6 2 (0.30%) XSLT
7 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 151 (22.44%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 33 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.27%) Driving Licence
6 20 (2.97%) Clustering
7 19 (2.82%) CMDB
8 13 (1.93%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.78%) iPhone
10 10 (1.49%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.19%) FMCG
12 7 (1.04%) User Experience
13 6 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.59%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.59%) Handset
15 4 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.59%) Life Science
15 4 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 513 (76.23%) Windows
2 289 (42.94%) Windows Server
3 183 (27.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 159 (23.63%) Windows 7
5 152 (22.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (13.67%) Linux
7 86 (12.78%) Windows 10
8 79 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 77 (11.44%) Windows 8
10 29 (4.31%) Unix
11 20 (2.97%) Android
12 17 (2.53%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.78%) SUSE
14 10 (1.49%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.19%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.89%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.89%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.45%) Solaris
18 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (21.10%) ITIL
2 76 (11.29%) Service Delivery
3 35 (5.20%) Problem Management
3 35 (5.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 34 (5.05%) Process Improvement
5 32 (4.75%) Service Management
6 26 (3.86%) Presales
7 25 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (3.71%) Migration
8 24 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
9 23 (3.42%) Line Management
9 23 (3.42%) SIEM
10 22 (3.27%) Incident Management
11 21 (3.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (2.82%) Project Planning
13 18 (2.67%) Project Management
14 17 (2.53%) Patch Management
15 16 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (2.23%) Change Management
16 15 (2.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 97 (14.41%) SQL
2 53 (7.88%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.93%) VB
4 11 (1.63%) C
5 9 (1.34%) VBScript
6 8 (1.19%) C#
7 7 (1.04%) PHP
8 6 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.59%) Java
10 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.30%) VB6
12 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.15%) Perl
12 1 (0.15%) Python
12 1 (0.15%) R
12 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (8.62%) MCSE
3 44 (6.54%) Degree
4 41 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 31 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (3.71%) CCNA
6 25 (3.71%) MCSA
7 22 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.12%) Citrix Certification
9 19 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 19 (2.82%) LPIC
10 18 (2.67%) MCITP
11 16 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.38%) SC Cleared
12 13 (1.93%) CISSP
12 13 (1.93%) MCP
13 10 (1.49%) CEH
14 7 (1.04%) CISM
14 7 (1.04%) GIAC
14 7 (1.04%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (10.25%) SLA
2 22 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (1.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) BS25999
6 2 (0.30%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 234 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 43 (6.39%) vSphere
4 36 (5.35%) XenApp
5 26 (3.86%) Terminal Services
6 20 (2.97%) Firmware
7 19 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 15 (2.23%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.93%) Forefront TMG
11 12 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.04%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.59%) NFS
15 3 (0.45%) UAG
16 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (13.08%) SCCM
2 52 (7.73%) SCOM
3 25 (3.71%) Backup Exec
4 21 (3.12%) NetBackup
5 18 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.78%) WSUS
7 9 (1.34%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.89%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.74%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.74%) Nagios
10 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.30%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.30%) Opsview
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 447 (66.42%) Microsoft
2 386 (57.36%) VMware
3 244 (36.26%) Citrix
4 137 (20.36%) Cisco
5 52 (7.73%) NetApp
6 50 (7.43%) Dell
7 36 (5.35%) HP
8 29 (4.31%) IBM
9 28 (4.16%) Red Hat
10 26 (3.86%) SolarWinds
11 22 (3.27%) SonicWALL
11 22 (3.27%) Symantec
12 17 (2.53%) CheckPoint
12 17 (2.53%) Veeam
13 13 (1.93%) EqualLogic
14 11 (1.63%) Google
15 9 (1.34%) Intel Security
16 8 (1.19%) Acronis
16 8 (1.19%) Lotus
16 8 (1.19%) Oracle
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + pension, retail discounts
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + travel allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BONUS + Paid for Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago