The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / West Bromwich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 3.33% 14.71% 10.71%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Median salary £41,750 £40,000 £18,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.37% +119.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £16,500 £10,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £65,000 £18,450
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 West Bromwich with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Bromwich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 3.33% 14.71% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Median salary £48,500 £40,000 £18,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.25% +119.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich 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 West Bromwich

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) MCSE
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
4 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Firewall
6 7 (58.33%) SAN
6 7 (58.33%) Project Management
6 7 (58.33%) LAN
6 7 (58.33%) WAN
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco
6 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (58.33%) MCITP
6 7 (58.33%) VLAN
7 6 (50.00%) CCNA
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (25.00%) SCCM
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) MCSA
9 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (16.67%) NetApp
10 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 2007
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) VLAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) MCSE
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCITP
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow