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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Berkshire
Rank 26 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 285 415 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.73% 7.87% 9.20%
As % of the System Software category 50.44% 54.68% 63.86%
Number of salaries quoted 246 364 361
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £24,650 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
565 759 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.32% 14.39% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 461 664 576
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +3 104 £40,000 - 16
Maidenhead +8 49 £40,000 -33.33% 7
Slough +21 42 £52,500 - 1
Bracknell -20 27 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Wokingham +3 15 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Ascot - 8 £25,000 -
Newbury +8 7 £37,000 -17.08% 3
Windsor +3 6 £30,000 -42.85%
Thatcham - 1 £37,000 - 3
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 537 (88.03%) Windows
2 353 (57.87%) Windows Server
3 317 (51.97%) VMware
4 287 (47.05%) Microsoft
5 215 (35.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 208 (34.10%) SQL Server
7 175 (28.69%) Linux
8 168 (27.54%) DNS
9 164 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 163 (26.72%) Hyper-V
11 149 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 147 (24.10%) TCP/IP
12 147 (24.10%) MS Exchange
13 146 (23.93%) Cisco
13 146 (23.93%) Firewall
14 135 (22.13%) SQL
15 132 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 114 (18.69%) Windows 7
17 112 (18.36%) MS Excel
18 109 (17.87%) Office 365
19 106 (17.38%) MCSE
20 104 (17.05%) ITIL
21 101 (16.56%) LAN
22 94 (15.41%) DHCP
23 87 (14.26%) WAN
24 85 (13.93%) SAN
25 76 (12.46%) Cisco Certification
26 74 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
27 71 (11.64%) Presales
28 68 (11.15%) vSphere

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
1 147 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 61 (10.00%) IIS
3 59 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (7.70%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (5.90%) Skype for Business
7 35 (5.74%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.28%) Apache
9 17 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (2.30%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.97%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.97%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.80%) IBM Notes
13 10 (1.64%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.82%) IBM Domino
16 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.49%) Documentum
17 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 112 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.56%) MS Office
3 9 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 109 (17.87%) Office 365
2 74 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (5.74%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.95%) IaaS
5 17 (2.79%) SaaS
6 13 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
6 13 (2.13%) SoftLayer
7 8 (1.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.49%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.49%) Yammer
9 2 (0.33%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.16%) G Suite
10 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 168 (27.54%) DNS
2 147 (24.10%) TCP/IP
3 146 (23.93%) Firewall
4 101 (16.56%) LAN
5 94 (15.41%) DHCP
6 87 (14.26%) WAN
7 85 (13.93%) SAN
8 54 (8.85%) VPN
9 37 (6.07%) NAS
10 35 (5.74%) Network Security
11 34 (5.57%) SMTP
11 34 (5.57%) VLAN
12 26 (4.26%) Wireless
13 25 (4.10%) Skype
14 24 (3.93%) Internet
14 24 (3.93%) LDAP
15 19 (3.11%) VoIP
16 17 (2.79%) FTP
17 14 (2.30%) Wireshark
18 13 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (34.10%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.11%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.95%) InfluxDB
8 15 (2.46%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.97%) Big Data
11 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.98%) MySQL
14 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.13%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.98%) JIRA
2 6 (0.98%) LoadRunner
2 6 (0.98%) WebLOAD
3 4 (0.66%) AQtime
3 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.66%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.16%) Ant
4 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.16%) MSI
4 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (8.69%) Finance
2 31 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.44%) Games
4 19 (3.11%) German Language
5 17 (2.79%) French Language
6 10 (1.64%) Legal
7 9 (1.48%) Advertising
8 7 (1.15%) Law
8 7 (1.15%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (0.66%) Back Office
10 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.49%) Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Retail
12 2 (0.33%) Marketing
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (32.95%) Support Engineer
2 101 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (10.98%) Analyst
4 61 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 52 (8.52%) IT Support
6 50 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 50 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
7 48 (7.87%) Technical Support
8 47 (7.70%) Support Analyst
9 46 (7.54%) Technical Support Engineer
10 43 (7.05%) Windows Engineer
11 42 (6.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 41 (6.72%) IT Engineer
13 39 (6.39%) Infrastructure Support
14 38 (6.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 38 (6.23%) Architect
15 36 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
15 36 (5.90%) Administrator
16 35 (5.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 30 (4.92%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.59%) .NET
2 23 (3.77%) Web Services
3 14 (2.30%) Regular Expression
4 9 (1.48%) Middleware
4 9 (1.48%) ZeroMQ
5 7 (1.15%) JSON
6 5 (0.82%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.66%) MAPI
8 3 (0.49%) ODBC
9 2 (0.33%) J2EE
10 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.16%) HTML
10 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.16%) REST
10 1 (0.16%) SAML
10 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.56%) Clustering
4 35 (5.74%) Computer Science
5 31 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
6 19 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.46%) FlexPod
9 12 (1.97%) iPad
9 12 (1.97%) Replication
10 11 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.80%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.80%) PKI
10 11 (1.80%) VCE vBlock
11 9 (1.48%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.31%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.98%) iPhone
13 6 (0.98%) Social Media
13 6 (0.98%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 537 (88.03%) Windows
2 353 (57.87%) Windows Server
3 175 (28.69%) Linux
4 164 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 149 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (18.69%) Windows 7
7 54 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (6.07%) Windows 8
10 32 (5.25%) CentOS
10 32 (5.25%) Unix
11 31 (5.08%) Windows XP
12 30 (4.92%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 13 (2.13%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.80%) Mac OS
15 11 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.48%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.98%) AIX
18 5 (0.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (17.05%) ITIL
2 71 (11.64%) Presales
3 48 (7.87%) Mentoring
4 38 (6.23%) Analytics
5 33 (5.41%) SIEM
6 31 (5.08%) Project Management
7 26 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (4.10%) Data Protection
8 25 (4.10%) Migration
9 24 (3.93%) Load Balancing
9 24 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (3.44%) Service Delivery
11 18 (2.95%) High Availability
11 18 (2.95%) Service Management
12 17 (2.79%) Problem Management
13 16 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (2.62%) Change Management
13 16 (2.62%) Server Monitoring
13 16 (2.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 135 (22.13%) SQL
2 56 (9.18%) PowerShell
3 25 (4.10%) Python
4 23 (3.77%) Java
5 21 (3.44%) C
6 19 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 18 (2.95%) Perl
8 13 (2.13%) Ruby
9 9 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.98%) C#
11 5 (0.82%) VBScript
12 4 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (17.38%) MCSE
3 76 (12.46%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (11.15%) CCNA
5 60 (9.84%) Degree
5 60 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (9.51%) MCSA
7 56 (9.18%) CISSP
8 49 (8.03%) MCP
9 47 (7.70%) MCITP
10 38 (6.23%) CEH
11 19 (3.11%) CCNP
11 19 (3.11%) CISA
12 17 (2.79%) GCIA
13 15 (2.46%) MCTS
13 15 (2.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (2.13%) GCIH
15 12 (1.97%) VCDX
16 11 (1.80%) NVQ Level 3
16 11 (1.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.82%) SLA
2 32 (5.25%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.49%) GAMP
5 3 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.49%) QA
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 215 (35.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (26.72%) Hyper-V
3 68 (11.15%) vSphere
4 44 (7.21%) vCloud
5 24 (3.93%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.46%) Terminal Services
7 15 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (1.97%) Docker
8 12 (1.97%) XenApp
9 11 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.48%) Samba
11 8 (1.31%) ProxySG
12 7 (1.15%) Firmware
13 4 (0.66%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.66%) XenServer
14 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.33%) KVM
14 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (6.72%) SCCM
2 17 (2.79%) Grafana
3 16 (2.62%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 13 (2.13%) Ansible
5 13 (2.13%) Nessus
5 13 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.13%) Puppet
6 12 (1.97%) WSUS
7 9 (1.48%) vRealize
8 7 (1.15%) Nmap
9 6 (0.98%) Graphite
9 6 (0.98%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.82%) SCOM
11 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.49%) Kibana
11 3 (0.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 317 (51.97%) VMware
2 287 (47.05%) Microsoft
3 146 (23.93%) Cisco
4 65 (10.66%) Citrix
5 44 (7.21%) HP
5 44 (7.21%) NetApp
6 36 (5.90%) Oracle
7 29 (4.75%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.10%) LogRhythm
8 25 (4.10%) Veeam
9 21 (3.44%) Dell
10 20 (3.28%) Veritas
11 19 (3.11%) Apple
12 18 (2.95%) IBM
13 17 (2.79%) Google
13 17 (2.79%) Symantec
14 16 (2.62%) EMC
15 15 (2.46%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.13%) Juniper
16 13 (2.13%) Nimsoft
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Elliot
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CBS butler
Salary: Corporate Package
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 6K Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £21000 - £24200.00 per annum + Paid for certs, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45k - £55k + Bens + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Company Benefits & Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £280 - £335 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Talent Point
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 8% pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Company Benefits & Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits on top
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £30k + VG Benefits upon experience
Posted: 11 days ago