Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 27 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 29 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.80% 7.02% 4.82%
As % of the System Software category 43.94% 60.00% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 20
Worcestershire median annual salary £26,750 £24,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.46% -16.52% -4.17%
10th Percentile £22,200 £19,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £31,500 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +11.67% -10.45% -4.29%

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 66 55 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 13.20% 11.70% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 32
Worcestershire median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -2.65% -11.72%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,300 £20,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,000 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% -1.40%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Worcester -2 10 £24,000 -12.73% 1
Evesham - 5 £31,500 -
Droitwich -1 4 £26,000 +10.64%
Bromsgrove +3 3 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Redditch -6 2 £25,750 +7.29%
Kidderminster -13 2 £40,000 +122.22%
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (62.07%) Hyper-V
4 17 (58.62%) LAN
5 16 (55.17%) VMware
5 16 (55.17%) Office 365
5 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
6 13 (44.83%) WAN
7 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (41.38%) Veeam
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (37.93%) Cisco
8 11 (37.93%) Firewall
9 10 (34.48%) DNS
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
11 7 (24.14%) HP
11 7 (24.14%) Backup Exec
12 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
12 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
12 6 (20.69%) Juniper
12 6 (20.69%) DHCP
13 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
13 5 (17.24%) SAN
13 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (13.79%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (13.79%) PowerShell

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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Office 365
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) LAN
2 13 (44.83%) WAN
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) DHCP
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (17.24%) SAN
6 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) MPLS
7 4 (13.79%) Network Security
7 4 (13.79%) VLAN
8 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
8 3 (10.34%) NAS
8 3 (10.34%) VPN
9 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) IT Support
2 7 (24.14%) IT Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) Support Technician
5 4 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (13.79%) IT Technician
5 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
2 4 (13.79%) Presales
2 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.79%) QMS
2 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.34%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Line Management
3 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) SFIA
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
1 3 (10.34%) MCSA
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Hyper-V
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.79%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) Veeam
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 7 (24.14%) HP
6 6 (20.69%) Juniper
7 4 (13.79%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Symantec
8 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
10 1 (3.45%) Google