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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 24 30
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 100 162 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.36% 6.76% 7.35%
As % of the System Software category 65.36% 60.22% 68.65%
Number of salaries quoted 77 146 98
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,910 £23,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £56,750 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 153 269 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.20% 11.22% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 119 211 151
Median salary £40,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,001 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 194 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 161 (60.75%) Windows
3 148 (55.85%) VMware
4 121 (45.66%) MS Excel
5 108 (40.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 104 (39.25%) Citrix
7 84 (31.70%) MS Exchange
7 84 (31.70%) Data Centre
8 83 (31.32%) Hyper-V
9 75 (28.30%) Windows Server
10 59 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 57 (21.51%) Cisco
11 57 (21.51%) Service Delivery
12 56 (21.13%) Firewall
13 53 (20.00%) Office 365
14 52 (19.62%) ITIL
15 48 (18.11%) Network Security
16 45 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (16.60%) SQL
18 42 (15.85%) DNS
19 41 (15.47%) SCCM
20 37 (13.96%) Windows 7
21 35 (13.21%) Linux
22 34 (12.83%) Cloud Computing
23 33 (12.45%) MS Office
23 33 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
24 31 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
24 31 (11.70%) Process Improvement
25 30 (11.32%) 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 84 (31.70%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 21 (7.92%) IIS
3 19 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (6.04%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.40%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.13%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.75%) Apache
9 2 (0.75%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.75%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.75%) Moodle
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 121 (45.66%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.13%) MS Project
3 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.75%) Workfront
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (20.00%) Office 365
3 34 (12.83%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (4.15%) IaaS
5 8 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.75%) PaaS
6 2 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.13%) Firewall
2 48 (18.11%) Network Security
3 42 (15.85%) DNS
4 30 (11.32%) SAN
5 27 (10.19%) DHCP
6 23 (8.68%) LAN
7 20 (7.55%) WAN
8 17 (6.42%) IPv4
9 14 (5.28%) SSL
10 13 (4.91%) Skype
11 12 (4.53%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (4.15%) TCP/IP
13 10 (3.77%) IPsec
14 8 (3.02%) VLAN
15 7 (2.64%) NAS
16 6 (2.26%) Internet
16 6 (2.26%) Wireless
17 5 (1.89%) VPN
17 5 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
18 4 (1.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.51%) MySQL
2 4 (1.51%) ZAP BI
3 3 (1.13%) MS Access
4 1 (0.38%) DTS
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Burp Suite
1 4 (1.51%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.38%) Ant
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (6.79%) Finance
2 14 (5.28%) Publishing
3 7 (2.64%) Retail
4 5 (1.89%) Advertising
4 5 (1.89%) Legal
4 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.51%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (17.36%) Analyst
2 37 (13.96%) Support Engineer
3 36 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (9.06%) Operations Manager
5 21 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 18 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (6.79%) Delivery Manager
7 18 (6.79%) IT Support
7 18 (6.79%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 18 (6.79%) Technical Manager
8 17 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (6.04%) Technical Specialist
10 14 (5.28%) Support Manager
11 13 (4.91%) Service Analyst
11 13 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.89%) .NET
2 2 (0.75%) HTML
2 2 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (31.70%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.66%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (5.28%) CMDB
5 11 (4.15%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.77%) HP StoreVirtual
7 9 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.51%) Handset
10 3 (1.13%) Clustering
10 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.13%) FMCG
10 3 (1.13%) iPhone
10 3 (1.13%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.75%) EPoS
11 2 (0.75%) NHS
11 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 161 (60.75%) Windows
2 75 (28.30%) Windows Server
3 59 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (13.96%) Windows 7
6 35 (13.21%) Linux
7 33 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (8.30%) Windows 10
9 14 (5.28%) Unix
10 11 (4.15%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.02%) Android
11 8 (3.02%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.26%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.51%) Service Delivery
2 52 (19.62%) ITIL
3 31 (11.70%) Process Improvement
4 24 (9.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (7.55%) Presales
6 19 (7.17%) Problem Management
6 19 (7.17%) Trend Analysis
7 16 (6.04%) IT Strategy
7 16 (6.04%) Line Management
8 14 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.15%) SIEM
10 10 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.40%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.40%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.40%) Service Management
12 8 (3.02%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (2.26%) Asset Management
14 6 (2.26%) Project Planning
14 6 (2.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.60%) SQL
2 15 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.02%) VBScript
4 5 (1.89%) C#
5 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.06%) MCSE
3 21 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (5.28%) LPIC
4 14 (5.28%) MCSA
5 13 (4.91%) Degree
6 9 (3.40%) CISSP
7 8 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.64%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.26%) CEH
9 6 (2.26%) MCP
10 5 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.51%) CCNA
11 4 (1.51%) CISM
11 4 (1.51%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.51%) GIAC
11 4 (1.51%) OSCP
11 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.13%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.92%) SLA
2 14 (5.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (40.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (31.32%) Hyper-V
3 19 (7.17%) vSphere
4 17 (6.42%) Forefront TMG
5 16 (6.04%) Terminal Services
6 15 (5.66%) Firmware
7 10 (3.77%) XenApp
8 9 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.89%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.51%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.13%) NFS
13 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (15.47%) SCCM
2 30 (11.32%) SCOM
3 15 (5.66%) Backup Exec
4 14 (5.28%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.26%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.51%) EdgeSight
6 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.75%) WSUS
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.38%) Puppet
8 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 194 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 148 (55.85%) VMware
3 104 (39.25%) Citrix
4 57 (21.51%) Cisco
5 27 (10.19%) NetApp
6 24 (9.06%) Dell
7 19 (7.17%) HP
8 18 (6.79%) CheckPoint
8 18 (6.79%) SonicWALL
9 16 (6.04%) IBM
10 14 (5.28%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.26%) Veeam
12 5 (1.89%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.89%) LogRhythm
12 5 (1.89%) Lotus
13 4 (1.51%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.13%) Adobe
14 3 (1.13%) Oracle
14 3 (1.13%) Remedy
15 2 (0.75%) CommVault
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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