Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.77% 5.11% 6.26%
As % of the System Software category 47.46% 58.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 32
Worcestershire median annual salary £28,500 £24,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -9.43% -20.30%
10th Percentile £24,000 £17,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £29,500 £35,500
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.35% -3.08% -

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 59 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 12.16% 8.82% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 49 51
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,000 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.17% -7.94%
10th Percentile £26,100 £18,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,900 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,910
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.17% +5.46%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +8 14 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Kidderminster +2 8 £28,500 +58.33% 3
Redditch +2 4 £34,500 +43.75% 1
Evesham -5 1 £28,000 +3.70%
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 16 (57.14%) LAN
3 16 (57.14%) WAN
3 16 (57.14%) VMware
4 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
6 12 (42.86%) Cisco
7 11 (39.29%) Firewall
7 11 (39.29%) Office 365
8 10 (35.71%) Veeam
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
9 9 (32.14%) Citrix
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (28.57%) WSUS
11 7 (25.00%) Android
12 6 (21.43%) Project Management
12 6 (21.43%) SAN
12 6 (21.43%) DNS
12 6 (21.43%) SQL
12 6 (21.43%) IIS
12 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
12 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (21.43%) vSphere
12 6 (21.43%) Presales

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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) LAN
1 16 (57.14%) WAN
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) DSL
5 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 4 (14.29%) MPLS
5 4 (14.29%) NAS
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
1 2 (7.14%) Law
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Manager
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Technical Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Driving Licence
2 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (25.00%) Android
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Presales
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Document Management
3 4 (14.29%) Line Management
3 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Ticket Management
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Proactive Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCITP
1 5 (17.86%) MCSA
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 8 (28.57%) WSUS
3 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 10 (35.71%) Veeam
5 9 (32.14%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.57%) ConnectWise
8 1 (3.57%) Google
8 1 (3.57%) Sophis