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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 407 357 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.73% 6.07% 5.94%
As % of the System Software category 60.03% 66.73% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 354 315 283
Median salary £32,250 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.73% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,180 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +5.16%
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
678 535 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.21% 9.09% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 545 471 458
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 July 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 July 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 +2 203 £32,750 -12.66% 14
Coventry +17 40 £42,500 +46.55% 6
Staffordshire +2 35 £23,500 -4.08% 4
Warwickshire +11 30 £30,000 -20.00% 8
Shropshire -24 19 £31,500 +51.80% 5
Worcestershire +19 18 £21,000 -2.89% 3
Dudley +5 11 £23,500 -18.26% 1
Solihull +13 10 £25,000 -16.66% 1
West Bromwich +4 9 £25,000 -52.38%
Walsall +1 9 £30,000 +25.65% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 8 £22,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -3 5 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Halesowen +6 3 £37,500 +29.31%
Herefordshire -15 2 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Willenhall - 2 £33,500 -
Bilston - 1 £20,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 568 (69.52%) Windows
2 433 (53.00%) Microsoft
3 351 (42.96%) VMware
4 329 (40.27%) Windows Server
5 246 (30.11%) MS Exchange
6 228 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 220 (26.93%) Citrix
8 208 (25.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 190 (23.26%) Cisco
10 182 (22.28%) MS Excel
11 172 (21.05%) ITIL
12 171 (20.93%) WAN
13 168 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 167 (20.44%) Hyper-V
15 166 (20.32%) LAN
16 165 (20.20%) Firewall
17 162 (19.83%) DNS
18 146 (17.87%) Windows 7
19 145 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
20 128 (15.67%) DHCP
21 120 (14.69%) MS Office
22 115 (14.08%) SLA
23 114 (13.95%) TCP/IP
24 111 (13.59%) SAN
25 106 (12.97%) Data Centre
26 103 (12.61%) VPN
27 101 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
28 99 (12.12%) SQL
29 98 (12.00%) Windows 8
30 94 (11.51%) HP

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
1 246 (30.11%) MS Exchange
2 94 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 88 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 68 (8.32%) Skype for Business
6 55 (6.73%) SharePoint
7 52 (6.36%) IIS
8 25 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (2.82%) IBM Notes
10 21 (2.57%) IBM Domino
11 16 (1.96%) Tomcat
12 13 (1.59%) Apache
13 11 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.98%) Moodle
17 7 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.73%) JBoss
19 5 (0.61%) SAS
19 5 (0.61%) Site Server
Applications
1 182 (22.28%) MS Excel
2 120 (14.69%) MS Office
3 7 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.33%) assyst
2 12 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.86%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.24%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.24%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 101 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (10.40%) Office 365
3 42 (5.14%) IaaS
4 19 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.96%) Mimecast
8 12 (1.47%) PaaS
8 12 (1.47%) SaaS
9 4 (0.49%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 171 (20.93%) WAN
2 166 (20.32%) LAN
3 165 (20.20%) Firewall
4 162 (19.83%) DNS
5 128 (15.67%) DHCP
6 114 (13.95%) TCP/IP
7 111 (13.59%) SAN
8 103 (12.61%) VPN
9 50 (6.12%) VLAN
10 42 (5.14%) Wi-Fi
11 35 (4.28%) VoIP
12 34 (4.16%) Wireless
13 28 (3.43%) Network Security
13 28 (3.43%) SSL
14 24 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
15 19 (2.33%) ADSL
15 19 (2.33%) NetScaler
16 18 (2.20%) Internet
17 15 (1.84%) IPsec
17 15 (1.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.47%) MySQL
4 11 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.22%) MS Access
6 7 (0.86%) Big Data
7 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.61%) Informix
8 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
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 (9.42%) Finance
2 43 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.30%) German Language
4 26 (3.18%) French Language
5 23 (2.82%) Retail
6 18 (2.20%) Legal
6 18 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.59%) Banking
8 10 (1.22%) Automotive
9 9 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.98%) Publishing
11 5 (0.61%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 166 (20.32%) Analyst
2 128 (15.67%) Support Engineer
3 115 (14.08%) IT Support
4 96 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 76 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 75 (9.18%) Support Analyst
7 60 (7.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 60 (7.34%) IT Analyst
8 59 (7.22%) Architect
9 58 (7.10%) IT Engineer
10 45 (5.51%) Service Analyst
11 44 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 42 (5.14%) IT Support Engineer
13 40 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
14 39 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
15 34 (4.16%) Consultant
16 32 (3.92%) Network Engineer
17 31 (3.79%) Administrator
18 29 (3.55%) Exchange Engineer
18 29 (3.55%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.65%) .NET
2 13 (1.59%) Web Services
2 13 (1.59%) XML
3 8 (0.98%) COM
4 7 (0.86%) HTML
5 6 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.49%) CGI
6 4 (0.49%) Middleware
6 4 (0.49%) SOAP
7 3 (0.37%) REST
7 3 (0.37%) SAML
8 2 (0.24%) FuelPHP
8 2 (0.24%) J2EE
8 2 (0.24%) JMS
8 2 (0.24%) jQuery
8 2 (0.24%) LAMP
8 2 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.24%) WAP
8 2 (0.24%) WSDL
9 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.97%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.06%) Driving Licence
4 21 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.84%) Visualisation
7 13 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.47%) Clustering
9 10 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.22%) Replication
10 9 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.10%) Smartphone
11 8 (0.98%) CMDB
12 7 (0.86%) Statistics
13 6 (0.73%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.61%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.61%) Life Science
15 4 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 568 (69.52%) Windows
2 329 (40.27%) Windows Server
3 208 (25.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 168 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 146 (17.87%) Windows 7
6 145 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (12.00%) Windows 8
8 73 (8.94%) Linux
9 71 (8.69%) Windows XP
10 48 (5.88%) Windows 10
11 29 (3.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (1.96%) Solaris
12 16 (1.96%) Unix
13 14 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.59%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.73%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.61%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.61%) HPUX
17 4 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (21.05%) ITIL
2 43 (5.26%) SIEM
3 41 (5.02%) Information Security
4 35 (4.28%) Service Management
5 30 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (3.43%) Network Design
6 28 (3.43%) Presales
7 27 (3.30%) Line Management
7 27 (3.30%) Service Delivery
7 27 (3.30%) TOGAF
8 24 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 23 (2.82%) Validation
10 22 (2.69%) Migration
11 21 (2.57%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (2.57%) Patch Management
12 20 (2.45%) Change Management
12 20 (2.45%) Configuration Management
13 19 (2.33%) Data Loss Prevention
13 19 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (2.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (12.12%) SQL
2 32 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.43%) C#
4 18 (2.20%) C
5 17 (2.08%) Java
5 17 (2.08%) VB
6 16 (1.96%) VBA
7 9 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.10%) Tcl
8 6 (0.73%) PHP
9 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.37%) Python
11 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.24%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) C++
12 1 (0.12%) Korn
12 1 (0.12%) Perl
12 1 (0.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 89 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (8.57%) MCSE
3 60 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (6.00%) CCNA
5 43 (5.26%) Degree
6 39 (4.77%) MCSA
7 31 (3.79%) CCNP
8 28 (3.43%) Security Cleared
9 20 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.20%) MCITP
11 17 (2.08%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (1.59%) CCDA
14 12 (1.47%) CISSP
14 12 (1.47%) MCP
15 11 (1.35%) CCDP
16 8 (0.98%) CCIE
16 8 (0.98%) LPIC
17 7 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
18 5 (0.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (14.08%) SLA
2 7 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.61%) COBIT
4 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 228 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (20.44%) Hyper-V
3 71 (8.69%) vSphere
4 67 (8.20%) XenApp
5 34 (4.16%) Virtual Servers
6 31 (3.79%) XenDesktop
7 27 (3.30%) VMware ESX
8 20 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (1.71%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.98%) Firmware
14 6 (0.73%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.61%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.49%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 86 (10.53%) SCCM
2 44 (5.39%) SCOM
3 34 (4.16%) WSUS
4 29 (3.55%) Backup Exec
5 26 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 17 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
8 8 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.73%) Simpana
11 4 (0.49%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
12 3 (0.37%) EdgeSight
12 3 (0.37%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.24%) Ansible
13 2 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 433 (53.00%) Microsoft
2 351 (42.96%) VMware
3 220 (26.93%) Citrix
4 190 (23.26%) Cisco
5 94 (11.51%) HP
6 60 (7.34%) IBM
7 56 (6.85%) NetApp
8 41 (5.02%) Veeam
9 38 (4.65%) Dell
10 37 (4.53%) Symantec
11 33 (4.04%) SonicWALL
12 32 (3.92%) Juniper
13 31 (3.79%) Acronis
14 24 (2.94%) Oracle
14 24 (2.94%) Red Hat
15 18 (2.20%) Sophos
16 16 (1.96%) EMC
17 14 (1.71%) Avaya
17 14 (1.71%) CheckPoint
18 11 (1.35%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + car allowance + pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £19k - 22k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22.5k - 26k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
AHDB
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago