The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 428 383 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.19% 6.97% 7.01%
As % of the System Software category 55.15% 51.97% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 282 286 336
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
776 737 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.04% 13.41% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 532 565 523
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,320 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Berkshire region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Berkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 161 £35,500 +1.42% 12
Bracknell +11 101 £26,000 -45.26% 2
Slough +5 37 £47,500 +25.00% 4
Newbury -7 26 £28,875 -37.56% 1
Maidenhead -20 23 £25,000 -54.54% 3
Wokingham +2 18 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Windsor - 8 £26,750 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 693 (85.34%) Windows
2 511 (62.93%) Microsoft
3 373 (45.94%) VMware
4 313 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 306 (37.68%) MS Exchange
6 277 (34.11%) DNS
7 269 (33.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 254 (31.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 247 (30.42%) SQL
10 214 (26.35%) MS Excel
11 212 (26.11%) Citrix
12 206 (25.37%) Security Cleared
13 189 (23.28%) DHCP
14 178 (21.92%) SC Cleared
15 164 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 152 (18.72%) Windows 7
16 152 (18.72%) ITIL
16 152 (18.72%) SCCM
17 150 (18.47%) TCP/IP
18 148 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
19 147 (18.10%) Windows XP
19 147 (18.10%) SQL Server
20 146 (17.98%) Hyper-V
21 142 (17.49%) Finance
22 141 (17.36%) DV Cleared
23 134 (16.50%) MS Office
24 133 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2007
25 131 (16.13%) IIS
26 129 (15.89%) Firewall
27 123 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 306 (37.68%) MS Exchange
2 164 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 133 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 131 (16.13%) IIS
5 123 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 110 (13.55%) SharePoint
7 86 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 65 (8.00%) Lync
9 51 (6.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 46 (5.67%) Apache
11 33 (4.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 21 (2.59%) Tomcat
13 18 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
16 12 (1.48%) IBM Notes
17 11 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
18 10 (1.23%) WebLogic
19 9 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
20 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 214 (26.35%) MS Excel
2 134 (16.50%) MS Office
3 34 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Sage 200
2 7 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.54%) Office 365
2 17 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.74%) SaaS
4 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.49%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 277 (34.11%) DNS
2 189 (23.28%) DHCP
3 150 (18.47%) TCP/IP
4 129 (15.89%) Firewall
5 106 (13.05%) SAN
6 49 (6.03%) VPN
6 49 (6.03%) Network Security
7 48 (5.91%) LAN
8 47 (5.79%) WAN
9 38 (4.68%) VLAN
10 37 (4.56%) Wireless
11 32 (3.94%) LDAP
12 28 (3.45%) Internet
12 28 (3.45%) NAS
13 22 (2.71%) SMTP
13 22 (2.71%) Kerberos
14 21 (2.59%) VoIP
15 17 (2.09%) IMAP
16 16 (1.97%) Wireshark
17 14 (1.72%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (4.68%) EDRMS
5 35 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (3.94%) IDOL
7 16 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.23%) MySQL
9 9 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.11%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.99%) MS Access
11 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.37%) DB2
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.71%) MSI
2 13 (1.60%) WebLOAD
2 13 (1.60%) AQtime
3 9 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.74%) WinRunner
6 6 (0.74%) TestDirector
7 4 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.25%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.12%) Selenium
9 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 142 (17.49%) Finance
2 67 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 63 (7.76%) Retail
4 14 (1.72%) Marketing
5 13 (1.60%) German Language
6 12 (1.48%) Advertising
7 10 (1.23%) Electronics
8 9 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.99%) Legal
10 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.49%) Billing
11 4 (0.49%) Games
12 3 (0.37%) Publishing
12 3 (0.37%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Hungarian Language
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
13 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 213 (26.23%) Support Engineer
2 92 (11.33%) Analyst
2 92 (11.33%) Consultant
3 74 (9.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (8.37%) Support Analyst
5 67 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 65 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 54 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 50 (6.16%) Technical Support
9 49 (6.03%) Desktop Support
10 48 (5.91%) Administrator
11 39 (4.80%) Server Engineer
12 38 (4.68%) IT Support
13 36 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 31 (3.82%) Architect
14 31 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
16 26 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
17 25 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
17 25 (3.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.93%) .NET
2 24 (2.96%) HTML
3 22 (2.71%) Web Services
4 17 (2.09%) MAPI
4 17 (2.09%) HTML5
5 15 (1.85%) J2EE
6 14 (1.72%) COM
7 13 (1.60%) XML
8 11 (1.35%) Ajax
9 10 (1.23%) WebSockets
9 10 (1.23%) WCF
10 9 (1.11%) SAML
11 8 (0.99%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.86%) CSS
12 7 (0.86%) WSDL
12 7 (0.86%) jQuery
12 7 (0.86%) CSS3
13 4 (0.49%) CGI
13 4 (0.49%) Flash
13 4 (0.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.67%) Clustering
2 45 (5.54%) Statistics
3 34 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.94%) PKI
5 29 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 23 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.97%) Replication
8 15 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 15 (1.85%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.60%) CLARiiON
10 10 (1.23%) E-Learning
10 10 (1.23%) SCORM
11 9 (1.11%) Firmware
11 9 (1.11%) Learning Management System
11 9 (1.11%) EqualLogic
12 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.99%) Celerra
12 8 (0.99%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.74%) iPhone
13 6 (0.74%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 693 (85.34%) Windows
2 313 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 254 (31.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 152 (18.72%) Windows 7
5 148 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 147 (18.10%) Windows XP
7 93 (11.45%) Linux
8 47 (5.79%) Windows 8
9 46 (5.67%) Windows 2000
10 30 (3.69%) UNIX
11 24 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (2.22%) Windows Vista
13 12 (1.48%) Solaris
14 7 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.62%) Android
16 4 (0.49%) CentOS
16 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (18.72%) ITIL
2 74 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 48 (5.91%) Incident Management
4 45 (5.54%) Data Security
5 44 (5.42%) Change Management
6 42 (5.17%) Time Management
7 40 (4.93%) Migration
8 37 (4.56%) Software Distribution
9 31 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (3.69%) Change Control
11 26 (3.20%) Identity Management
12 25 (3.08%) Service Delivery
13 23 (2.83%) Project Management
14 22 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (2.34%) Problem Management
16 17 (2.09%) Configuration Management
17 16 (1.97%) CRM
18 15 (1.85%) Document Management
18 15 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
19 14 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 247 (30.42%) SQL
2 123 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 33 (4.06%) VBScript
3 33 (4.06%) VB
4 29 (3.57%) C#
5 18 (2.22%) C++
6 15 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.23%) Java
8 9 (1.11%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.86%) Python
9 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.86%) Ruby
10 5 (0.62%) C
10 5 (0.62%) PHP
11 4 (0.49%) Perl
12 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 206 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 178 (21.92%) SC Cleared
3 141 (17.36%) DV Cleared
4 123 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 100 (12.32%) MCSE
6 70 (8.62%) MCITP
7 51 (6.28%) MCP
8 44 (5.42%) Degree
9 42 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 42 (5.17%) CCNA
9 42 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (4.31%) MCTS
11 29 (3.57%) MCSA
12 25 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (2.46%) CCA
15 16 (1.97%) PMI Certification
16 14 (1.72%) NCDA
16 14 (1.72%) NCIE
16 14 (1.72%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 44 (5.42%) PCI DSS
2 40 (4.93%) SLA
3 29 (3.57%) QA
4 12 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 269 (33.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 146 (17.98%) Hyper-V
3 92 (11.33%) VMware ESXi
4 66 (8.13%) VMware ESX
5 63 (7.76%) vSphere
6 62 (7.64%) ISA Server
7 58 (7.14%) XenApp
7 58 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 22 (2.71%) KVM
9 18 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 14 (1.72%) vCloud
12 13 (1.60%) Terminal Server
13 11 (1.35%) Terminal Services
14 10 (1.23%) NFS
14 10 (1.23%) XenServer
15 5 (0.62%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.49%) Xen
16 4 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 152 (18.72%) SCCM
2 61 (7.51%) NetBackup
3 45 (5.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 44 (5.42%) SCOM
5 32 (3.94%) WSUS
6 26 (3.20%) ARCserve
7 23 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 17 (2.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (1.60%) Netcool
10 12 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (1.35%) HP SIM
11 11 (1.35%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (0.99%) Unicenter
14 7 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.74%) SCVMM
16 5 (0.62%) DameWare
17 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
17 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 511 (62.93%) Microsoft
2 373 (45.94%) VMware
3 212 (26.11%) Citrix
4 109 (13.42%) Cisco
5 98 (12.07%) HP
6 80 (9.85%) Oracle
7 65 (8.00%) EMC
8 61 (7.51%) Fujitsu
9 48 (5.91%) Veritas
10 44 (5.42%) Meridio
11 37 (4.56%) F5
12 36 (4.43%) Websense
13 35 (4.31%) Juniper
13 35 (4.31%) Dell
14 32 (3.94%) ServiceNow
15 30 (3.69%) Red Hat
15 30 (3.69%) McAfee
16 28 (3.45%) NetApp
17 23 (2.83%) Symantec
17 23 (2.83%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £23 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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83Zero
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Lorien Resourcing
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 8 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
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Bracknell
Capita - ITMS
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