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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 341 374 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.61% 7.38% 8.17%
As % of the System Software category 50.59% 54.92% 57.93%
Number of salaries quoted 293 309 326
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
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
674 681 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.04% 13.43% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 573 487 574
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -22 97 £40,000 +29.03% 4
Bracknell +13 54 £42,750 +29.54% 3
Maidenhead +1 49 £50,000 -2.43% 2
Slough +15 33 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Wokingham -8 16 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Newbury +13 15 £25,000 -41.17% 2
Thatcham - 9 £28,000 -
Windsor +11 8 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 640 (84.77%) Windows
2 437 (57.88%) Windows Server
3 426 (56.42%) Microsoft
4 365 (48.34%) VMware
5 230 (30.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 225 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 219 (29.01%) SQL
8 214 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 208 (27.55%) MS Exchange
10 193 (25.56%) Firewall
11 188 (24.90%) DNS
12 180 (23.84%) Linux
13 174 (23.05%) MS Excel
14 172 (22.78%) SQL Server
15 161 (21.32%) Cisco
16 141 (18.68%) ITIL
17 138 (18.28%) Hyper-V
18 136 (18.01%) SAN
19 132 (17.48%) DHCP
20 129 (17.09%) LAN
21 123 (16.29%) WAN
22 115 (15.23%) Citrix
23 111 (14.70%) TCP/IP
24 109 (14.44%) Office 365
25 108 (14.30%) vSphere
26 106 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
27 101 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
28 97 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
29 95 (12.58%) IIS
29 95 (12.58%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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
1 208 (27.55%) MS Exchange
2 101 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (12.58%) IIS
4 83 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 63 (8.34%) Skype for Business
6 54 (7.15%) SharePoint
7 31 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (2.65%) Apache
10 17 (2.25%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.99%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.59%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.46%) nginx
14 10 (1.32%) OpenStack
14 10 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.93%) IBM Domino
16 7 (0.93%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 174 (23.05%) MS Excel
2 91 (12.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 109 (14.44%) Office 365
2 62 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.99%) SaaS
5 12 (1.59%) IaaS
6 9 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.93%) SoftLayer
8 5 (0.66%) PaaS
9 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.53%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.40%) Yammer
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 193 (25.56%) Firewall
2 188 (24.90%) DNS
3 136 (18.01%) SAN
4 132 (17.48%) DHCP
5 129 (17.09%) LAN
6 123 (16.29%) WAN
7 111 (14.70%) TCP/IP
8 50 (6.62%) Internet
9 47 (6.23%) NAS
10 45 (5.96%) VPN
11 40 (5.30%) Skype
12 28 (3.71%) Wireless
13 27 (3.58%) LDAP
14 24 (3.18%) VLAN
15 23 (3.05%) HTTP
15 23 (3.05%) iSCSI
16 22 (2.91%) SMTP
16 22 (2.91%) SSL
17 20 (2.65%) Network Security
18 16 (2.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 24 (3.18%) Big Data
4 21 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.79%) MySQL
11 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.26%) Power BI
15 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 13 (1.72%) AQtime
1 13 (1.72%) WebLOAD
2 8 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.06%) JIRA
3 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.53%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.53%) Subversion
4 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.13%) MorphX
5 1 (0.13%) MSI
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (9.27%) Finance
2 27 (3.58%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.12%) Games
5 14 (1.85%) Retail
6 13 (1.72%) Banking
7 12 (1.59%) Marketing
8 10 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.06%) Publishing
10 7 (0.93%) Electronics
11 6 (0.79%) Legal
12 4 (0.53%) German Language
13 3 (0.40%) French Language
13 3 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 210 (27.81%) Support Engineer
2 108 (14.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 82 (10.86%) IT Support
4 81 (10.73%) Analyst
5 77 (10.20%) Technical Support
6 72 (9.54%) IT Engineer
7 69 (9.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 68 (9.01%) Technical Engineer
9 66 (8.74%) Support Analyst
10 65 (8.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 65 (8.61%) VMware Engineer
11 59 (7.81%) Technical Support Engineer
12 56 (7.42%) Windows Engineer
13 52 (6.89%) Administrator
14 51 (6.75%) IT Support Engineer
15 50 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
16 45 (5.96%) Consultant
17 44 (5.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 44 (5.83%) Desktop Support
18 40 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.03%) .NET
2 32 (4.24%) Web Services
3 25 (3.31%) ZeroMQ
4 24 (3.18%) Regular Expression
5 14 (1.85%) Middleware
6 12 (1.59%) MAPI
7 10 (1.32%) WCF
8 9 (1.19%) XMPP
9 8 (1.06%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.79%) HTML
11 5 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.53%) CSS
12 4 (0.53%) libvirt
12 4 (0.53%) XML
13 3 (0.40%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.40%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (0.40%) POSIX
14 2 (0.26%) JSON
14 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.64%) Clustering
5 29 (3.84%) Replication
6 24 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (2.38%) Smartphone
8 16 (2.12%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.12%) PKI
9 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Licensing
10 11 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (1.46%) EqualLogic
11 9 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.06%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.06%) FlexPod
13 7 (0.93%) Fintech
14 5 (0.66%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
15 4 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 640 (84.77%) Windows
2 437 (57.88%) Windows Server
3 230 (30.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 214 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 180 (23.84%) Linux
6 97 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 95 (12.58%) Windows 7
8 46 (6.09%) Windows 8
9 42 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 40 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (4.64%) Unix
12 29 (3.84%) CentOS
12 29 (3.84%) Windows XP
13 25 (3.31%) Apple iOS
14 23 (3.05%) Android
15 20 (2.65%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.59%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.32%) Windows NT
18 9 (1.19%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (18.68%) ITIL
2 75 (9.93%) Presales
3 65 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (6.23%) Service Delivery
5 45 (5.96%) Migration
6 40 (5.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 34 (4.50%) Mentoring
8 33 (4.37%) Change Management
9 32 (4.24%) Problem Management
10 30 (3.97%) Service Management
11 28 (3.71%) ITIL V3
12 27 (3.58%) Analytics
12 27 (3.58%) SIEM
13 26 (3.44%) Incident Management
13 26 (3.44%) Information Security
13 26 (3.44%) Virtual Environments
14 25 (3.31%) Logistics
15 24 (3.18%) Asset Management
15 24 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (3.05%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 219 (29.01%) SQL
2 84 (11.13%) PowerShell
3 45 (5.96%) Python
4 28 (3.71%) Bash Shell
5 27 (3.58%) C#
6 26 (3.44%) Perl
7 23 (3.05%) Ruby
8 16 (2.12%) C++
9 10 (1.32%) VBScript
10 8 (1.06%) C
10 8 (1.06%) Java
10 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.93%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.66%) VB
13 2 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.26%) Google Apps Script
13 2 (0.26%) PHP
13 2 (0.26%) VBA
14 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 106 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (9.27%) MCSE
3 66 (8.74%) Degree
4 50 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (6.49%) MCITP
6 48 (6.36%) CCNA
6 48 (6.36%) Security Cleared
7 43 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (4.77%) MCSA
8 36 (4.77%) SC Cleared
9 30 (3.97%) MCP
10 27 (3.58%) CISSP
11 11 (1.46%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.32%) CCNP
12 10 (1.32%) CEH
13 8 (1.06%) MCTS
13 8 (1.06%) RHCA
13 8 (1.06%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.93%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.93%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.07%) SLA
2 18 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.85%) QA
4 10 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.13%) FISMA
7 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 225 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (18.28%) Hyper-V
3 108 (14.30%) vSphere
4 85 (11.26%) VMware ESXi
5 53 (7.02%) VMware ESX
6 25 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (3.31%) XenApp
7 18 (2.38%) Firmware
8 15 (1.99%) NFS
9 13 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (1.19%) Samba
11 9 (1.19%) Terminal Server
11 9 (1.19%) vCloud
11 9 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (1.19%) XenServer
12 7 (0.93%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.79%) Docker
14 5 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (11.79%) SCCM
2 44 (5.83%) SCOM
3 29 (3.84%) Backup Exec
4 23 (3.05%) Puppet
5 22 (2.91%) SCVMM
6 21 (2.78%) WSUS
7 17 (2.25%) HP Data Protector
8 16 (2.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
9 15 (1.99%) NetBackup
9 15 (1.99%) Simpana
10 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (1.72%) Perfmon
12 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 10 (1.32%) Legato
13 10 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (1.06%) Nmap
15 8 (1.06%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 426 (56.42%) Microsoft
2 365 (48.34%) VMware
3 161 (21.32%) Cisco
4 115 (15.23%) Citrix
5 78 (10.33%) HP
6 56 (7.42%) Red Hat
7 52 (6.89%) Oracle
8 46 (6.09%) Veeam
9 45 (5.96%) Dell
10 40 (5.30%) EMC
11 38 (5.03%) Apple
12 28 (3.71%) IBM
13 24 (3.18%) Remedy
14 23 (3.05%) Symantec
15 21 (2.78%) Polycom
16 20 (2.65%) NetApp
17 19 (2.52%) Google
18 17 (2.25%) arcserve
19 16 (2.12%) Juniper
20 14 (1.85%) Intel Security
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