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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 126 215 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.43% 9.11% 8.70%
As % of the System Software category 56.76% 69.13% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 120 196 187
Median salary £40,000 £38,412 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.13% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,442 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 222 311 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.32% 13.18% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 393 449 632
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,270 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,250 £57,650
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 171 (75.66%) Windows
2 160 (70.80%) Microsoft
3 117 (51.77%) VMware
4 94 (41.59%) Windows Server
5 93 (41.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 76 (33.63%) Hyper-V
7 73 (32.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 61 (26.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (26.11%) SCCM
10 53 (23.45%) Data Centre
11 52 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (22.57%) Office 365
12 51 (22.57%) ITIL
13 49 (21.68%) MCSE
13 49 (21.68%) MS Exchange
13 49 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (21.24%) Firewall
15 47 (20.80%) Citrix
16 45 (19.91%) SharePoint
16 45 (19.91%) Cisco
16 45 (19.91%) SQL
17 43 (19.03%) DNS
18 40 (17.70%) MCSA
19 37 (16.37%) PowerShell
20 36 (15.93%) Windows 7
20 36 (15.93%) NetApp
21 35 (15.49%) IIS
22 34 (15.04%) SAN
23 33 (14.60%) vSphere
23 33 (14.60%) SCOM

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 49 (21.68%) MS Exchange
2 45 (19.91%) SharePoint
3 35 (15.49%) IIS
4 13 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.54%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.77%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.88%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 73 (32.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (22.57%) Office 365
3 25 (11.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (9.73%) IaaS
5 12 (5.31%) PaaS
6 8 (3.54%) SaaS
7 7 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.21%) G Suite
9 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.24%) Firewall
2 43 (19.03%) DNS
3 34 (15.04%) SAN
4 22 (9.73%) DHCP
5 20 (8.85%) WAN
6 17 (7.52%) LAN
7 16 (7.08%) Network Security
8 13 (5.75%) SSL
8 13 (5.75%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.75%) VPN
9 12 (5.31%) IPsec
9 12 (5.31%) IPv4
9 12 (5.31%) Skype
10 7 (3.10%) VLAN
11 6 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.21%) NAS
13 4 (1.77%) 802.11
13 4 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.77%) Wireless
13 4 (1.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (1.77%) ZAP BI
4 2 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.44%) DTS
5 1 (0.44%) MS Access
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Burp Suite
1 4 (1.77%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.44%) Ant
2 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (5.75%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Publishing
3 6 (2.65%) Retail
4 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.33%) Advertising
5 3 (1.33%) Law
5 3 (1.33%) Legal
5 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) French Language
6 1 (0.44%) German Language
6 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (22.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (15.93%) Support Engineer
3 32 (14.16%) Analyst
4 20 (8.85%) Consultant
5 18 (7.96%) IT Support
6 15 (6.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) Technical Specialist
8 11 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (4.87%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Server Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.98%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.98%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) .NET
2 4 (1.77%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.88%) CSS
4 2 (0.88%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.88%) HTML
4 2 (0.88%) HTML5
4 2 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.45%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.41%) Driving Licence
3 12 (5.31%) CMDB
3 12 (5.31%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (3.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.10%) PKI
5 7 (3.10%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.77%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) CESG
10 2 (0.88%) EPoS
10 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.88%) Replication
10 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 171 (75.66%) Windows
2 94 (41.59%) Windows Server
3 52 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (15.93%) Windows 7
6 30 (13.27%) Linux
7 28 (12.39%) Windows 10
8 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.75%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.10%) Android
10 7 (3.10%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.21%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.33%) Unix
13 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.44%) AIX
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.57%) ITIL
2 24 (10.62%) Service Delivery
3 23 (10.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (8.41%) Presales
5 18 (7.96%) IT Strategy
6 16 (7.08%) Line Management
7 14 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (6.19%) Migration
8 12 (5.31%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.42%) Process Improvement
10 9 (3.98%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (3.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 9 (3.98%) Patch Management
11 8 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.10%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.10%) DevOps
12 7 (3.10%) Integration Testing
12 7 (3.10%) SIEM
12 7 (3.10%) Web Filtering
13 6 (2.65%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.91%) SQL
2 37 (16.37%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.31%) VBScript
4 7 (3.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.21%) C#
6 4 (1.77%) VB
7 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.44%) Python
9 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (26.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (21.68%) MCSE
3 40 (17.70%) MCSA
4 25 (11.06%) Security Cleared
5 20 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (7.52%) Degree
7 12 (5.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (5.31%) LPIC
7 12 (5.31%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.87%) MCITP
9 8 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.10%) CISSP
10 7 (3.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 6 (2.65%) CCNA
11 6 (2.65%) CEH
11 6 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.21%) CISM
12 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (2.21%) MCP
13 4 (1.77%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (4.87%) SLA
3 7 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (41.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (33.63%) Hyper-V
3 33 (14.60%) vSphere
4 15 (6.64%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (5.31%) Firmware
5 12 (5.31%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.33%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.88%) XenApp
9 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (26.11%) SCCM
2 33 (14.60%) SCOM
3 26 (11.50%) Backup Exec
4 17 (7.52%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (3.10%) WSUS
7 5 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.21%) Puppet
8 4 (1.77%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.88%) SCSM
10 2 (0.88%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 160 (70.80%) Microsoft
2 117 (51.77%) VMware
3 47 (20.80%) Citrix
4 45 (19.91%) Cisco
5 36 (15.93%) NetApp
6 31 (13.72%) HP
7 30 (13.27%) Dell
8 20 (8.85%) IBM
8 20 (8.85%) Veeam
9 15 (6.64%) CheckPoint
9 15 (6.64%) SonicWALL
10 13 (5.75%) Symantec
11 12 (5.31%) Red Hat
12 11 (4.87%) EMC
13 8 (3.54%) Forcepoint
13 8 (3.54%) McAfee
14 7 (3.10%) SAP
15 6 (2.65%) Lotus
16 5 (2.21%) Google
16 5 (2.21%) Sophos
Birmingham
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Washington Frank
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago