The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 48 48 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.57% 4.60% 6.63%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% 50.70% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 43
Median salary £30,000 £33,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £37,300
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

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 Coventry with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 65 71 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.61% 9.07% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57 53 57
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £68,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Coventry

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Coventry

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) VMware
3 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (30.95%) Citrix
5 12 (28.57%) MS Office
6 11 (26.19%) Linux
6 11 (26.19%) Firewall
6 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) VPN
8 9 (21.43%) Office 365
8 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 8 (19.05%) DNS
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) SAN
10 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (14.29%) XenApp
11 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 6 (14.29%) SCCM
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.29%) IIS
12 5 (11.90%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) VPN
3 8 (19.05%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) SAN
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) LAN
4 5 (11.90%) WAN
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) VoIP
5 4 (9.52%) Wireless
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.76%) LDAP
7 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.76%) WebEx
7 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.38%) FTP
8 1 (2.38%) HTTP
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) IT Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) IT Support
3 4 (9.52%) IT Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) COM
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.90%) VyOS
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.76%) CentOS
9 2 (4.76%) SUSE
9 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.76%) ERP
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
3 3 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCA
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCDST
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Vyatta
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) Sage
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.38%) Google
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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