The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Walsall
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 9.84% 14.89% 8.82%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 5
Median salary £33,250 £31,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.25% +26.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,600 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,457 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

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 Walsall with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6 14 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 9.84% 14.89% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 9
Median salary £36,500 £31,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.74% -18.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £38,700
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall 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 Walsall

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Walsall

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Walsall

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Walsall over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Walsall

For the 6 months to 25 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 1 (14.29%) SCCM
7 1 (14.29%) SCOM
7 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) LAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam