Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 56 33
Rank change year-on-year +37 -23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.99% 4.64% 6.84%
As % of the System Software category 52.63% 46.97% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 44
Worcestershire median annual salary £28,500 £31,030 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.15% +25.37% -31.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,195 £36,900
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% -

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 76 66 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 17.08% 9.88% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 53 66 59
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £31,030 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +10.82% -3.45%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,125 £19,650
90th Percentile £50,500 £47,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +11.94%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Worcester +7 15 £37,500 +13.64% 1
Kidderminster +12 10 £28,500 -1.01% 1
Bromsgrove - 7 £26,000 - 2
Redditch - 4 £32,750 - 1
Malvern +4 2 £24,250 +7.78%
Evesham +4 1 £28,000 +1.82%
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
5 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (37.50%) VMware
8 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
8 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco
10 12 (30.00%) LAN
10 12 (30.00%) WAN
11 11 (27.50%) Citrix
11 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
12 10 (25.00%) Office 365
13 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
14 8 (20.00%) IIS
14 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (20.00%) Project Management
14 8 (20.00%) Backup Exec
14 8 (20.00%) Android
14 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
15 7 (17.50%) Driving Licence
15 7 (17.50%) Veeam
15 7 (17.50%) vSphere
15 7 (17.50%) Firewall
15 7 (17.50%) HP
15 7 (17.50%) SQL
15 7 (17.50%) MCSA
16 6 (15.00%) MCSE

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 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) LAN
1 12 (30.00%) WAN
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) DSL
5 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.00%) MPLS
5 4 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 2 (5.00%) Skype
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) Intranet
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Desktop Support
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) IT Support
4 9 (22.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) IT Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
6 6 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.00%) Android
6 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (7.50%) Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Project Management
2 6 (15.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 6 (15.00%) Presales
3 4 (10.00%) Document Management
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Line Management
5 2 (5.00%) Coaching
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Ticket Management
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCSA
3 6 (15.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) MCITP
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
6 2 (5.00%) SCSE
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
1 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (10.00%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) Veeam
6 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.50%) ConnectWise
8 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
8 2 (5.00%) Kaseya
8 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.50%) Canon
9 1 (2.50%) Meraki
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle
9 1 (2.50%) Sage
9 1 (2.50%) Sophis
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas