The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 173 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 40 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 1.48% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 2
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -2.27%
LDAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
907 879 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.11% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 737 758 669
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LDAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the West Midlands region.

LDAP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LDAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LDAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

LDAP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LDAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +31 34 £60,000 +84.61%
Warwickshire +14 4 £29,000 -42.00%
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
LDAP
England

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP.

1 40 (76.92%) Linux
2 31 (59.62%) Windows
3 29 (55.77%) Java
4 20 (38.46%) HTTP
4 20 (38.46%) SSL
5 19 (36.54%) Tomcat
5 19 (36.54%) Puppet
6 18 (34.62%) WebLogic
7 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
7 17 (32.69%) VMware
8 15 (28.85%) Scrum
8 15 (28.85%) Firewall
8 15 (28.85%) Apache
8 15 (28.85%) Open Source
8 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
8 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
8 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.85%) JIRA
8 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
8 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
8 15 (28.85%) Vagrant
8 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (28.85%) DevOps
9 14 (26.92%) DNS
10 12 (23.08%) PHP
10 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
10 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
11 11 (21.15%) PostgreSQL

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (36.54%) Tomcat
2 18 (34.62%) WebLogic
3 15 (28.85%) Apache
4 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
5 6 (11.54%) IIS
6 5 (9.62%) MTS
6 5 (9.62%) nginx
6 5 (9.62%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) HTTP
1 20 (38.46%) SSL
2 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
3 15 (28.85%) Firewall
4 14 (26.92%) DNS
5 6 (11.54%) DHCP
6 5 (9.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) MySQL
1 11 (21.15%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) JIRA
1 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
1 10 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 5 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Web Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.92%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) Memcached
3 2 (3.85%) Ajax
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) XSL
3 2 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 6 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Linux
2 31 (59.62%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) AIX
3 9 (17.31%) Solaris
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 2000
4 7 (13.46%) SUSE
5 6 (11.54%) Debian
5 6 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Scrum
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
1 15 (28.85%) DevOps
2 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (17.31%) Web Development
4 8 (15.38%) Change Management
5 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.54%) Software Deployment
7 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) PHP
2 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 11 (21.15%) Perl
4 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.46%) Korn
7 3 (5.77%) SQL
8 2 (3.85%) VBScript
8 2 (3.85%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) OCA
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) Puppet
2 15 (28.85%) Vagrant
2 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (15.38%) CA SiteMinder
4 6 (11.54%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) VMware
2 10 (19.23%) JBoss
3 7 (13.46%) Sun
3 7 (13.46%) CA
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Talend
5 5 (9.62%) Apple
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) EMC