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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 435 329 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.00% 6.22% 6.66%
As % of the System Software category 64.83% 65.15% 69.00%
Number of salaries quoted 379 286 314
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,397
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
671 505 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.80% 9.54% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 547 425 441
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +15 210 £35,000 - 24
Warwickshire +34 56 £35,000 +27.27% 9
Staffordshire -14 30 £25,000 +4.16% 5
Coventry +2 28 £42,500 +42.85% 3
Worcestershire +3 20 £21,000 -4.54% 3
Walsall 0 19 £33,500 +36.73% 2
Shropshire -34 18 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Solihull +21 16 £28,750 -10.15% 3
Wolverhampton -11 9 £36,000 -2.04% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £22,500 -
West Bromwich +3 7 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Dudley +2 7 £25,000 -9.09%
Herefordshire -9 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Brierley Hill - 2 £28,750 -
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 - 1
Bilston +1 1 £20,000 -46.66%
Willenhall - 1 £32,500 - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 548 (71.82%) Windows
2 410 (53.74%) Microsoft
3 348 (45.61%) VMware
4 334 (43.77%) Windows Server
5 214 (28.05%) MS Exchange
6 213 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 202 (26.47%) Citrix
8 198 (25.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 194 (25.43%) Cisco
10 185 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 179 (23.46%) MS Excel
12 157 (20.58%) Hyper-V
13 152 (19.92%) WAN
14 148 (19.40%) LAN
15 147 (19.27%) Firewall
16 144 (18.87%) DNS
17 141 (18.48%) ITIL
18 127 (16.64%) Windows Server 2003
19 125 (16.38%) Windows 7
20 116 (15.20%) DHCP
21 111 (14.55%) MS Office
22 110 (14.42%) TCP/IP
23 105 (13.76%) SAN
24 104 (13.63%) SLA
25 96 (12.58%) Windows 8
26 95 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
27 92 (12.06%) Data Centre
27 92 (12.06%) HP
28 89 (11.66%) SQL Server
29 86 (11.27%) 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
1 214 (28.05%) MS Exchange
2 79 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 73 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 62 (8.13%) Skype for Business
6 56 (7.34%) IIS
7 45 (5.90%) SharePoint
8 22 (2.88%) IBM Notes
9 18 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.57%) IBM Domino
11 12 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.57%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.31%) WordPress
13 8 (1.05%) Site Server
14 6 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.66%) JBoss
16 4 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 179 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 111 (14.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.83%) assyst
2 12 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.13%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (8.52%) Office 365
3 32 (4.19%) IaaS
4 17 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.83%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.18%) PaaS
8 8 (1.05%) SaaS
9 4 (0.52%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 152 (19.92%) WAN
2 148 (19.40%) LAN
3 147 (19.27%) Firewall
4 144 (18.87%) DNS
5 116 (15.20%) DHCP
6 110 (14.42%) TCP/IP
7 105 (13.76%) SAN
8 77 (10.09%) VPN
9 56 (7.34%) VLAN
10 45 (5.90%) VoIP
11 38 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (4.33%) Wireless
13 28 (3.67%) Network Security
14 23 (3.01%) ADSL
15 19 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (2.10%) NetScaler
16 16 (2.10%) SSL
17 14 (1.83%) MPLS
18 13 (1.70%) IPsec
18 13 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.31%) MS Access
4 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.05%) MySQL
5 8 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.92%) Big Data
6 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.52%) Informix
9 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) MSI
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (7.73%) Telecoms
2 57 (7.47%) Finance
3 27 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.75%) Retail
5 18 (2.36%) French Language
6 14 (1.83%) Banking
6 14 (1.83%) German Language
7 11 (1.44%) Automotive
8 10 (1.31%) Legal
9 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.79%) Law
11 4 (0.52%) Advertising
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (20.71%) Analyst
2 124 (16.25%) Support Engineer
3 93 (12.19%) IT Support
4 87 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 74 (9.70%) Support Analyst
6 65 (8.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 61 (7.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 53 (6.95%) IT Analyst
9 49 (6.42%) Architect
10 47 (6.16%) Administrator
11 40 (5.24%) Network Engineer
11 40 (5.24%) Service Analyst
12 37 (4.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 37 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 37 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 35 (4.59%) IT Engineer
13 35 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
14 33 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
15 32 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
16 30 (3.93%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.33%) .NET
2 16 (2.10%) Web Services
3 12 (1.57%) HTML
4 9 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.05%) XML
6 6 (0.79%) jQuery
7 5 (0.66%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.66%) COM
7 5 (0.66%) CSS
8 4 (0.52%) Ajax
8 4 (0.52%) CGI
8 4 (0.52%) Classic ASP
8 4 (0.52%) CSS3
8 4 (0.52%) HTML5
8 4 (0.52%) LAMP
8 4 (0.52%) REST
8 4 (0.52%) SAML
8 4 (0.52%) SOAP
9 3 (0.39%) Middleware
9 3 (0.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 38 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.93%) Driving Licence
4 20 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.23%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.23%) Clustering
6 15 (1.97%) Replication
7 13 (1.70%) Life Science
8 10 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (0.92%) Handset
10 7 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.79%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.79%) Statistics
12 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.66%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.66%) PKI
13 4 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 548 (71.82%) Windows
2 334 (43.77%) Windows Server
3 198 (25.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (16.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 125 (16.38%) Windows 7
7 96 (12.58%) Windows 8
8 83 (10.88%) Windows XP
9 57 (7.47%) Linux
10 36 (4.72%) Windows 10
11 28 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (1.97%) Unix
13 13 (1.70%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.18%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.79%) Solaris
16 6 (0.79%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.52%) HPUX
18 3 (0.39%) Android
18 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (18.48%) ITIL
2 38 (4.98%) Network Design
3 37 (4.85%) Information Security
3 37 (4.85%) SIEM
4 33 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (3.54%) Migration
6 24 (3.15%) Patch Management
6 24 (3.15%) TOGAF
7 23 (3.01%) Configuration Management
7 23 (3.01%) Presales
8 20 (2.62%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (2.62%) CRM
8 20 (2.62%) Service Delivery
9 19 (2.49%) Incident Management
9 19 (2.49%) ITIL V3
9 19 (2.49%) Mentoring
10 18 (2.36%) Change Management
11 17 (2.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (2.23%) Line Management
12 16 (2.10%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (11.27%) SQL
2 39 (5.11%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.15%) C#
4 21 (2.75%) VBA
5 19 (2.49%) Java
6 18 (2.36%) C
6 18 (2.36%) VB
7 13 (1.70%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.18%) Tcl
9 7 (0.92%) PHP
10 6 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.39%) Python
13 2 (0.26%) Ruby
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.26%) VBScript
14 1 (0.13%) C++
14 1 (0.13%) Korn
14 1 (0.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (9.44%) MCSE
4 68 (8.91%) CCNA
5 49 (6.42%) CCNP
6 43 (5.64%) MCSA
7 36 (4.72%) Degree
8 34 (4.46%) MCITP
9 33 (4.33%) Security Cleared
10 23 (3.01%) CCDA
11 22 (2.88%) SC Cleared
12 21 (2.75%) CCDP
12 21 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (1.97%) MCTS
14 14 (1.83%) MCP
15 13 (1.70%) CISSP
15 13 (1.70%) MCDST
16 12 (1.57%) HND
17 10 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.92%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (13.63%) SLA
2 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) COBIT
3 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 213 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (20.58%) Hyper-V
3 70 (9.17%) vSphere
4 64 (8.39%) XenApp
5 26 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 25 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 16 (2.10%) Terminal Services
8 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.66%) Firmware
12 5 (0.66%) Shibboleth
13 4 (0.52%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.52%) NFS
13 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.52%) XenServer
14 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.39%) Samba
14 3 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 64 (8.39%) SCCM
2 37 (4.85%) SCOM
3 34 (4.46%) Backup Exec
4 30 (3.93%) WSUS
5 22 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 13 (1.70%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (0.66%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.39%) Simpana
11 2 (0.26%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.26%) Proventia
11 2 (0.26%) Puppet
11 2 (0.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 410 (53.74%) Microsoft
2 348 (45.61%) VMware
3 202 (26.47%) Citrix
4 194 (25.43%) Cisco
5 92 (12.06%) HP
6 60 (7.86%) Veeam
7 57 (7.47%) IBM
8 51 (6.68%) NetApp
9 40 (5.24%) Juniper
10 33 (4.33%) Symantec
11 32 (4.19%) Avaya
12 28 (3.67%) SonicWALL
13 27 (3.54%) Dell
14 21 (2.75%) Meraki
15 19 (2.49%) EMC
16 18 (2.36%) Acronis
17 16 (2.10%) Apple
17 16 (2.10%) Oracle
18 15 (1.97%) Sophos
19 14 (1.83%) SAP
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + (Up to £27k OTE)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £26K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Experis IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago