Period
to 19 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 18 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 +40 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 12 73 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.14% 11.44% 2.85%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 59.84% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 69 23
Median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% - +22.64%
10th Percentile £21,825 £19,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £43,650
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 122 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.17% 19.12% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 43 115 43
Median annual salary £47,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.14% -2.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,100 £19,600 £22,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,650 £64,250
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2020. 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
Stafford 0 4 £25,250 -22.31%
Tamworth +18 2 £37,000 +48.00% 3
Lichfield +12 1 £62,500 +197.62% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 1 £47,500 +13.10% 3
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Office 365
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) ITSM
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 2 (16.67%) Document Management
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (16.67%) SAP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (33.33%) Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Power Platform
4 1 (8.33%) AWS
4 1 (8.33%) G Suite
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) IPv4
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) Power BI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
1 2 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
2 1 (8.33%) Head of IT Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Head of IT Security
2 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Document Management
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Business Case
3 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Project Roadmap
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Cylance
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Isilon
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter