Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 38 29
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.22% 5.49% 5.91%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 39.44% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 30
Worcestershire median annual salary £27,500 £26,750 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +27.38% -30.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,200 £18,350
90th Percentile £45,700 £47,500 £32,225
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +2.99% +6.35% -7.84%

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 65 71 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 15.37% 13.92% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 50
Worcestershire median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% +4.84% +6.90%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,800 £19,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +13 10 £23,500 - 4
Kidderminster +10 10 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Worcester -6 10 £39,846 +66.02% 1
Redditch +5 4 £35,250 +107.35% 4
Malvern - 2 £23,500 - 1
Droitwich 0 1 £24,500 -5.77% 2
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
3 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (43.59%) MS Exchange
7 13 (33.33%) Office 365
8 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
9 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
9 10 (25.64%) Degree
10 9 (23.08%) LAN
10 9 (23.08%) WAN
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL
12 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.38%) HP
13 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
13 6 (15.38%) VMware
13 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
13 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
13 6 (15.38%) Skype
13 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (12.82%) 3PAR
14 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
14 5 (12.82%) SQL
14 5 (12.82%) DNS

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 (43.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.38%) Skype
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) DSL
7 1 (2.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
1 12 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) IT Support
3 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) IT Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Officer
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Android
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Break/Fix
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Coaching
4 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.13%) Decision-Making
4 2 (5.13%) ITSM
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Proactive Management
4 2 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.56%) MCDST
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.56%) IASME
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) 3PAR
4 4 (10.26%) Veritas
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (5.13%) Asigra
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Meraki
7 1 (2.56%) Sage