Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 42 33
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.35% 6.93% 5.94%
As % of the System Software category 48.65% 53.25% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 37
Worcestershire median annual salary £27,500 £31,059 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.46% +44.46% -25.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,900 £19,250
90th Percentile £42,216 £47,500 £32,400
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 74 77 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 17.17% 13.01% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 55 75 54
Worcestershire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,450 £19,750
90th Percentile £49,750 £47,500 £47,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,625 £36,250
% change year-on-year +9.22% +1.03% +3.57%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Worcestershire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Worcestershire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Worcestershire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
Bromsgrove +23 11 £26,000 +10.64%
Worcester -12 10 £37,346 +13.17% 2
Kidderminster - 9 £29,000 - 1
Redditch +13 4 £35,250 +107.35% 1
Malvern - 2 £24,250 - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
6 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.00%) VMware
8 9 (25.00%) Office 365
9 7 (19.44%) LAN
9 7 (19.44%) WAN
9 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
9 7 (19.44%) DNS
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (19.44%) Degree
9 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
11 5 (13.89%) SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Citrix
12 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
12 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
12 4 (11.11%) SAN
12 4 (11.11%) IIS
12 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) LAN
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
1 7 (19.44%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) Skype
3 3 (8.33%) DHCP
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) Intranet
5 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) NAS
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
1 11 (30.56%) Support Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 10 (27.78%) IT Support
3 9 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Desktop Support
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (11.11%) IT Technician
6 4 (11.11%) Support Technician
7 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Officer
7 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.56%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
1 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Coaching
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Decision-Making
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) High Availability
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Presales
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
4 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.56%) SCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCDST
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.56%) Asigra
7 2 (5.56%) ConnectWise
7 2 (5.56%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.56%) Kaseya
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) Veeam
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.78%) Canon
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Sage