Active Directory Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft Active Directory
England > West Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands requiring Active Directory skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Active Directory over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 32 57 33
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 479 319 547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.59% 5.52% 7.00%
As % of the System Software category 57.57% 46.37% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 375 279 479
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,950 £24,700
25th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.41% -7.50% +2.89%
75th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

All System Software Skills
West Midlands

Active Directory falls under the System Software category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring system software skills in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 832 688 1,043
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.71% 11.91% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 658 489 848
10th Percentile £24,963 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,725 £76,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -1.79%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the West Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Active Directory in the West Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the West Midlands

Active Directory
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +9 156 £37,000 -10.84% 13
Staffordshire -11 95 £30,000 -13.67% 21
Worcestershire +3 36 £36,298 +15.23% 11
Warwickshire +33 35 £33,000 -37.74% 14
Shropshire +11 32 £36,500 +40.38%
Solihull +7 17 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Coventry +10 11 £33,500 -8.22% 6
Wednesbury -4 10 £30,000 -14.29%
Wolverhampton -2 9 £21,500 -57.00% 3
Herefordshire +5 8 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Dudley +4 4 £24,500 -20.97% 1
Walsall +8 3 - -
West Bromwich -2 2 £28,500 - 2
Stourbridge - 2 £50,000 - 2
Halesowen - 2 £27,500 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £33,750 - 1
Sutton Coldfield -13 1 £27,000 +1.89%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 139 (29.02%) Microsoft Exchange
2 69 (14.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.67%) IIS
4 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.63%) Apache
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.63%) nginx
6 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 79 (16.49%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.84%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 315 (65.76%) Microsoft 365
2 227 (47.39%) Azure
3 146 (30.48%) Entra ID
4 27 (5.64%) AWS
5 23 (4.80%) OneDrive
6 14 (2.92%) Google Workspace
7 12 (2.51%) Azure Sentinel
8 10 (2.09%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.46%) Azure Logic Apps
9 7 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.46%) SaaS
10 5 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.04%) IaaS
10 5 (1.04%) Mimecast
10 5 (1.04%) Power Automate
11 4 (0.84%) GCP
12 3 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.42%) OpenDNS
13 2 (0.42%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 125 (26.10%) DNS
2 119 (24.84%) Firewall
3 115 (24.01%) DHCP
4 70 (14.61%) WAN
5 68 (14.20%) LAN
6 58 (12.11%) TCP/IP
7 49 (10.23%) Wi-Fi
8 39 (8.14%) VPN
9 34 (7.10%) VLAN
10 31 (6.47%) SAN
11 19 (3.97%) Wireless
12 18 (3.76%) Network Security
13 16 (3.34%) VoIP
14 15 (3.13%) PBX
15 11 (2.30%) iSCSI
15 11 (2.30%) SMTP
16 10 (2.09%) SNMP
17 9 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
18 8 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
18 8 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.67%) Power BI
5 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.63%) MySQL
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 163 (34.03%) Social Skills
2 58 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (10.44%) Law
4 43 (8.98%) Finance
5 28 (5.85%) Retail
6 25 (5.22%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.55%) Legal
7 17 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.51%) Documentation Skills
9 9 (1.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 9 (1.88%) Local Government
10 6 (1.25%) Banking
10 6 (1.25%) Police
11 5 (1.04%) Games
12 3 (0.63%) Advertising
12 3 (0.63%) Back Office
12 3 (0.63%) Military
12 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.63%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 116 (24.22%) IT Support
2 112 (23.38%) Support Engineer
3 100 (20.88%) IT Engineer
4 76 (15.87%) Analyst
5 71 (14.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 55 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 55 (11.48%) Senior
7 35 (7.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (7.31%) IT Technician
8 29 (6.05%) IT Analyst
9 25 (5.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 25 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (4.80%) Support Technician
11 22 (4.59%) IT Manager
12 21 (4.38%) IT Support Analyst
12 21 (4.38%) Service Analyst
13 19 (3.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (3.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.63%) ADO
2 2 (0.42%) LAMP
2 2 (0.42%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.21%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.72%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.68%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.22%) Replication
4 22 (4.59%) Driving Licence
5 18 (3.76%) PKI
6 12 (2.51%) Clustering
6 12 (2.51%) Onboarding
7 11 (2.30%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.30%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.30%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.88%) CCTV
9 8 (1.67%) Cyberattack
9 8 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.46%) Product Ownership
11 6 (1.25%) EFT
11 6 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 354 (73.90%) Windows
2 216 (45.09%) Windows Server
3 82 (17.12%) Windows 10
4 53 (11.06%) Linux
5 47 (9.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (7.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (6.89%) Windows Server 2019
8 22 (4.59%) Mac OS
9 12 (2.51%) CentOS
10 11 (2.30%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.67%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.84%) Unix
15 4 (0.84%) VMS
16 2 (0.42%) Android
16 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.42%) SUSE
16 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.88%) Customer Service
2 99 (20.67%) Problem-Solving
3 95 (19.83%) ITIL
4 86 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
5 77 (16.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 38 (7.93%) Project Delivery
7 35 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 35 (7.31%) Service Management
8 29 (6.05%) Service Delivery
9 28 (5.85%) Change Management
9 28 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (5.85%) ERP
9 28 (5.85%) Roadmaps
10 27 (5.64%) Asset Management
10 27 (5.64%) Line Management
11 25 (5.22%) Server Management
12 21 (4.38%) Agile
12 21 (4.38%) Mentoring
13 20 (4.18%) Identity Access Management
14 18 (3.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 63 (13.15%) PowerShell
2 38 (7.93%) SQL
3 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.84%) Bash
5 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.63%) R
6 1 (0.21%) Bicep
6 1 (0.21%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (11.06%) Degree
3 40 (8.35%) Security Cleared
4 24 (5.01%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.97%) A+ Certification
6 18 (3.76%) MCSE
7 17 (3.55%) CCNA
7 17 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.13%) MCP
9 14 (2.92%) Azure Certification
10 11 (2.30%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.46%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.46%) MCSA
12 6 (1.25%) MCITP
12 6 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.04%) CCNP
14 4 (0.84%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.98%) SLA
2 19 (3.97%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (1.88%) GDPR
4 3 (0.63%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.42%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.42%) NIST
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (24.84%) Hyper-V
3 42 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (4.80%) vSphere
5 20 (4.18%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (1.88%) Docker
9 8 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.46%) XenApp
10 7 (1.46%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.25%) pfSense
11 6 (1.25%) VMware NSX
12 5 (1.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (1.04%) NFS
12 5 (1.04%) RACF
12 5 (1.04%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 92 (19.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 65 (13.57%) SCCM
3 16 (3.34%) vCenter Server
4 14 (2.92%) Terraform
5 12 (2.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 11 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (1.67%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.46%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.04%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.04%) SCOM
11 4 (0.84%) Autotask
11 4 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.63%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.63%) WSUS
13 2 (0.42%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.21%) SysTrack
14 1 (0.21%) VxRail
Vendors
1 322 (67.22%) Microsoft
2 181 (37.79%) VMware
3 57 (11.90%) Cisco
4 55 (11.48%) Veeam
5 43 (8.98%) Citrix
6 39 (8.14%) Dell
7 26 (5.43%) Apple
7 26 (5.43%) HP
8 21 (4.38%) Sophos
9 16 (3.34%) Fortinet
10 15 (3.13%) Adobe
10 15 (3.13%) ServiceNow
11 14 (2.92%) WatchGuard
12 12 (2.51%) Nimble Storage
12 12 (2.51%) Sage
13 11 (2.30%) Zerto
14 10 (2.09%) Aruba
14 10 (2.09%) Remedy
15 9 (1.88%) EqualLogic
15 9 (1.88%) Google