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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 8 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 2.94% 12.59% 14.71%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 80.95% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 4
Median salary £28,500 £27,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.63% -40.54%  
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 Walsall with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1 21 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 2.94% 15.56% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 6
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.75% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 23 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) Server Patching
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Printer Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (50.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP