Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.99% 5.73% 5.43%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 49.09% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 29
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,250 £17,000
90th Percentile £46,300 £45,250 £31,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £33,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year +18.18% +5.60% -3.85%

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 64 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 11.99% 11.68% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 45
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +16.07% -10.40%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,600 £18,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,300 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -5.41%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -4 14 £46,000 +64.29% 3
Kidderminster +3 7 £27,500 -3.51%
Droitwich +1 4 £31,000 +19.23% 1
Bromsgrove +1 2 £21,250 -9.57% 2
Malvern - 2 - - 1
Redditch +1 1 £47,500 +37.68% 2
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (46.88%) Office 365
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (37.50%) Firewall
7 11 (34.38%) McAfee
7 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
8 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (28.13%) Service Management
9 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
9 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
9 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
9 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (25.00%) SCCM
10 8 (25.00%) Network Security
10 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 7

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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (25.00%) LAN
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security
2 8 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) DSL
4 2 (6.25%) Intranet
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) IT Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) IT Support
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.13%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
6 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.25%) Android
8 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
1 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
1 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
1 9 (28.13%) Service Management
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (25.00%) ITSM
3 7 (21.88%) Proactive Management
4 3 (9.38%) Break/Fix
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Document Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.13%) IASME
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.13%) Docker
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (9.38%) WSUS
4 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) McAfee
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Meraki
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.13%) Sophos
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam