Period
to 27 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 14 27
Rank change year-on-year -23 +13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 265 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.12% 10.03% 7.89%
As % of the System Software category 34.12% 59.68% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 249 217
Median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £20,545
90th Percentile £49,875 £70,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.58% +9.29% +2.94%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 170 444 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.93% 16.80% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 139 373 367
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% -4.71% +9.68%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (63.79%) Windows
3 32 (55.17%) Office 365
4 31 (53.45%) Azure
5 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (29.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
8 14 (24.14%) Project Delivery
9 13 (22.41%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (22.41%) ITIL
9 13 (22.41%) AWS
10 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
10 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
11 11 (18.97%) VMware
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
12 10 (17.24%) Citrix
13 9 (15.52%) WAN
14 8 (13.79%) DNS
14 8 (13.79%) SQL
14 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.79%) OneDrive
14 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (12.07%) DevOps
15 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
15 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (12.07%) Degree
15 7 (12.07%) Oracle
15 7 (12.07%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (55.17%) Office 365
2 31 (53.45%) Azure
3 17 (29.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (22.41%) AWS
5 8 (13.79%) OneDrive
6 5 (8.62%) GitHub
7 2 (3.45%) IaaS
7 2 (3.45%) PaaS
8 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) WAN
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) LAN
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (8.62%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (6.90%) Firewall
7 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.17%) SAN
8 2 (3.45%) Network Security
8 2 (3.45%) VPN
9 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
9 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Informix
2 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.34%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Housing Association
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) IT Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) IT Support
3 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.34%) Deskside Support
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Project Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Identity Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) LDAP
2 4 (6.90%) SAML
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) RESTful
4 1 (1.72%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.62%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.17%) Android
4 3 (5.17%) HPUX
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Project Delivery
2 13 (22.41%) Identity Access Management
2 13 (22.41%) ITIL
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (12.07%) DevOps
4 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.34%) Business Development
5 6 (10.34%) Change Management
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (10.34%) Presales
6 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.62%) ERP
6 5 (8.62%) Line Management
6 5 (8.62%) People Management
6 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.90%) CRM
7 4 (6.90%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (6.90%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) C
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) Degree
3 6 (10.34%) A+ Certification
3 6 (10.34%) HNC
3 6 (10.34%) MCDST
3 6 (10.34%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) CCA
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) VCP5
5 1 (1.72%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.72%) Docker
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.34%) Ansible
2 6 (10.34%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) Terraform
3 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.62%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) NetApp
6 3 (5.17%) Veeam
7 2 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.72%) Aruba
8 1 (1.72%) McAfee
8 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds