Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 926 1407 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.92% 7.42% 6.20%
As % of the System Software category 56.26% 62.64% 63.00%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1237 1095
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,650 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,700 £54,350
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1646 2246 1835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 10.52% 11.84% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1792 1518
Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -1.43%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £54,825
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in the Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the Midlands

Active Directory
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -9 590 £32,500 - 43
East Midlands -14 340 £32,500 -2.99% 24
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 757 (81.75%) Windows
2 623 (67.28%) Microsoft
3 450 (48.60%) Windows Server
4 429 (46.33%) VMware
5 274 (29.59%) MS Exchange
6 247 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 241 (26.03%) Hyper-V
8 233 (25.16%) ITIL
9 228 (24.62%) SCCM
10 225 (24.30%) Citrix
11 221 (23.87%) DNS
11 221 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 216 (23.33%) Office 365
13 208 (22.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 202 (21.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 196 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 178 (19.22%) SAN
17 175 (18.90%) Firewall
18 174 (18.79%) Windows 7
19 173 (18.68%) SQL
20 167 (18.03%) Cisco
21 163 (17.60%) MCSE
22 157 (16.95%) DHCP
23 154 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
24 145 (15.66%) SQL Server
25 140 (15.12%) Windows 10
26 122 (13.17%) NetApp
27 118 (12.74%) PowerShell
28 115 (12.42%) SharePoint
29 114 (12.31%) SCOM

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 274 (29.59%) MS Exchange
2 115 (12.42%) SharePoint
3 109 (11.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (10.91%) IIS
5 56 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (3.46%) Skype for Business
7 26 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.19%) Apache
11 8 (0.86%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.54%) IBM Domino
14 4 (0.43%) nginx
15 3 (0.32%) WordPress
16 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.22%) SAS
17 1 (0.11%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 154 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Workfront
2 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 216 (23.33%) Office 365
2 196 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (6.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 59 (6.37%) IaaS
5 39 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (3.35%) PaaS
7 18 (1.94%) SaaS
8 9 (0.97%) G Suite
9 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.32%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.11%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 221 (23.87%) DNS
2 178 (19.22%) SAN
3 175 (18.90%) Firewall
4 157 (16.95%) DHCP
5 110 (11.88%) TCP/IP
6 102 (11.02%) WAN
7 101 (10.91%) LAN
8 66 (7.13%) VPN
9 38 (4.10%) NAS
10 37 (4.00%) Skype
11 36 (3.89%) Internet
12 33 (3.56%) VLAN
13 28 (3.02%) Network Security
14 25 (2.70%) MPLS
15 24 (2.59%) VoIP
16 22 (2.38%) SSL
17 19 (2.05%) NetScaler
17 19 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
18 17 (1.84%) IPv4
19 14 (1.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (1.73%) MySQL
5 11 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.43%) DTS
7 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.22%) ZAP BI
10 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.43%) MSI
3 3 (0.32%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.22%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.22%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.11%) Ant
5 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.11%) Maven
5 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.11%) Subversion
5 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (4.75%) Finance
2 36 (3.89%) Manufacturing
3 32 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.24%) Retail
5 20 (2.16%) Law
6 17 (1.84%) Advertising
7 13 (1.40%) Automotive
7 13 (1.40%) Publishing
8 10 (1.08%) Legal
8 10 (1.08%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.65%) Marketing
10 5 (0.54%) Back Office
10 5 (0.54%) French Language
10 5 (0.54%) Games
11 4 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 187 (20.19%) Analyst
2 167 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 138 (14.90%) IT Support
4 110 (11.88%) Support Engineer
5 94 (10.15%) Support Analyst
6 75 (8.10%) IT Engineer
7 64 (6.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 64 (6.91%) Administrator
8 54 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 52 (5.62%) IT Analyst
10 48 (5.18%) Service Analyst
10 48 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
11 47 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
12 46 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
13 43 (4.64%) IT Technician
14 39 (4.21%) Consultant
14 39 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
15 38 (4.10%) Infrastructure Support
16 37 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
17 36 (3.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.94%) .NET
2 12 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (1.08%) WAP
4 7 (0.76%) 802.1X
4 7 (0.76%) JSON
5 6 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.43%) HTML
6 4 (0.43%) HTML5
6 4 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (0.32%) Middleware
8 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.22%) COM
8 2 (0.22%) CSS
8 2 (0.22%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.22%) LAMP
8 2 (0.22%) SAML
8 2 (0.22%) Web Services
8 2 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.23%) Data Centre
2 55 (5.94%) Driving Licence
3 42 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.46%) Clustering
5 27 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 23 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (1.84%) PKI
8 17 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.19%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.19%) CMDB
10 11 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
11 10 (1.08%) iPad
12 9 (0.97%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.97%) Replication
13 7 (0.76%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.76%) EPoS
13 7 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 757 (81.75%) Windows
2 450 (48.60%) Windows Server
3 221 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 208 (22.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 174 (18.79%) Windows 7
6 140 (15.12%) Windows 10
7 107 (11.56%) Linux
8 86 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (7.78%) Windows 8
10 21 (2.27%) Android
11 20 (2.16%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.05%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.62%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.40%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.30%) Unix
16 8 (0.86%) CentOS
17 7 (0.76%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
19 5 (0.54%) Fedora
19 5 (0.54%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (25.16%) ITIL
2 47 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 42 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (4.21%) Project Management
5 37 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 35 (3.78%) IT Strategy
6 35 (3.78%) Service Delivery
7 34 (3.67%) Incident Management
8 33 (3.56%) Presales
9 32 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (3.46%) Line Management
10 30 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 29 (3.13%) Change Management
12 28 (3.02%) Migration
13 27 (2.92%) Service Management
14 25 (2.70%) High Availability
15 22 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (2.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 20 (2.16%) ITIL V3
17 20 (2.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 173 (18.68%) SQL
2 118 (12.74%) PowerShell
3 26 (2.81%) VBScript
4 23 (2.48%) Bash Shell
5 9 (0.97%) T-SQL
6 7 (0.76%) C#
6 7 (0.76%) VB
7 6 (0.65%) VBA
8 3 (0.32%) Java
8 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.22%) Perl
9 2 (0.22%) PHP
9 2 (0.22%) Python
10 1 (0.11%) C
10 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 202 (21.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 163 (17.60%) MCSE
3 102 (11.02%) MCSA
4 71 (7.67%) MCITP
5 55 (5.94%) Degree
6 49 (5.29%) Security Cleared
7 46 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 45 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (4.21%) CCNA
10 29 (3.13%) SC Cleared
11 25 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 14 (1.51%) MCP
14 11 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
14 11 (1.19%) LPIC
15 10 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.86%) CISSP
16 8 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.76%) CEH
18 6 (0.65%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.32%) SLA
2 32 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (0.97%) BS25999
7 4 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.22%) PMO
9 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 247 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 241 (26.03%) Hyper-V
3 100 (10.80%) vSphere
4 37 (4.00%) XenApp
5 31 (3.35%) Virtual Servers
6 29 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.73%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.51%) Docker
10 14 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
12 11 (1.19%) Firmware
12 11 (1.19%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.97%) vCloud
14 8 (0.86%) Xen
15 4 (0.43%) UAG
16 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 228 (24.62%) SCCM
2 114 (12.31%) SCOM
3 55 (5.94%) Backup Exec
4 33 (3.56%) WSUS
5 28 (3.02%) SCSM
6 26 (2.81%) NetBackup
7 21 (2.27%) Puppet
8 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 15 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (1.40%) Ansible
10 13 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (1.30%) Grafana
11 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (1.30%) Terraform
12 10 (1.08%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.76%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 623 (67.28%) Microsoft
2 429 (46.33%) VMware
3 225 (24.30%) Citrix
4 167 (18.03%) Cisco
5 122 (13.17%) NetApp
6 95 (10.26%) HP
7 56 (6.05%) Veeam
8 55 (5.94%) Dell
9 37 (4.00%) SonicWALL
10 34 (3.67%) IBM
10 34 (3.67%) Oracle
11 28 (3.02%) Symantec
12 26 (2.81%) Red Hat
13 23 (2.48%) EMC
13 23 (2.48%) McAfee
14 21 (2.27%) CheckPoint
15 20 (2.16%) SAP
16 19 (2.05%) Barracuda Networks
17 16 (1.73%) Remedy
18 15 (1.62%) EqualLogic
Derbyshire
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Salary: £22k - 27k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £31k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + 17% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £31,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
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