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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 534 417 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.19% 6.99% 5.76%
As % of the System Software category 62.02% 52.52% 49.92%
Number of salaries quoted 364 328 249
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
861 794 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.81% 13.32% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 597 588 522
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +8 218 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Bracknell +16 140 £32,000 +42.22% 2
Slough -5 40 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Maidenhead +6 30 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Newbury +14 29 £32,500 - 3
Wokingham -2 10 £33,250 +11.76% 2
Thatcham -1 3 £31,250 +13.63%
Windsor - 2 £24,750 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 857 (90.21%) Windows
2 585 (61.58%) Microsoft
3 414 (43.58%) VMware
4 369 (38.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 355 (37.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 325 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 321 (33.79%) MS Exchange
8 320 (33.68%) SQL
9 304 (32.00%) DNS
10 288 (30.32%) Security Cleared
11 259 (27.26%) Citrix
12 239 (25.16%) Windows 7
13 237 (24.95%) SC Cleared
14 220 (23.16%) MS Excel
15 213 (22.42%) DV Cleared
16 204 (21.47%) SCCM
17 188 (19.79%) Windows XP
18 183 (19.26%) ITIL
19 182 (19.16%) Exchange Server 2010
20 178 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
21 177 (18.63%) TCP/IP
22 176 (18.53%) Hyper-V
23 175 (18.42%) DHCP
24 171 (18.00%) Finance
25 157 (16.53%) SQL Server
26 155 (16.32%) IIS
27 148 (15.58%) PowerShell
28 145 (15.26%) Cisco
29 136 (14.32%) MS Office
30 133 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 321 (33.79%) MS Exchange
2 182 (19.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (16.32%) IIS
4 133 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 127 (13.37%) SharePoint
6 113 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 107 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 68 (7.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 64 (6.74%) Lync
10 63 (6.63%) Apache
11 43 (4.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 33 (3.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 27 (2.84%) Live Communications Server
14 21 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
15 14 (1.47%) Tomcat
15 14 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
17 10 (1.05%) IBM Notes
18 9 (0.95%) Documentum
19 7 (0.74%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 220 (23.16%) MS Excel
2 136 (14.32%) MS Office
3 23 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.42%) Office 365
2 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.74%) SaaS
4 5 (0.53%) IaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 304 (32.00%) DNS
2 177 (18.63%) TCP/IP
3 175 (18.42%) DHCP
4 128 (13.47%) Firewall
5 94 (9.89%) LAN
6 88 (9.26%) SAN
7 87 (9.16%) WAN
8 43 (4.53%) VPN
9 42 (4.42%) Network Security
10 35 (3.68%) Internet
11 23 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (2.32%) WAAS
13 21 (2.21%) SMTP
14 20 (2.11%) NAS
15 18 (1.89%) Kerberos
15 18 (1.89%) Wireless
15 18 (1.89%) Wireshark
16 15 (1.58%) VoIP
16 15 (1.58%) iSCSI
17 12 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.53%) EDRMS
3 53 (5.58%) IDOL
4 37 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.26%) MS Access
7 11 (1.16%) Big Data
8 9 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.84%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.21%) MySQL
14 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (2.74%) MSI
2 23 (2.42%) LoadRunner
3 9 (0.95%) WebLOAD
3 9 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (0.95%) AQtime
4 7 (0.74%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.63%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (0.32%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.32%) JIRA
6 3 (0.32%) Selenium
6 3 (0.32%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.32%) MSTest
6 3 (0.32%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 171 (18.00%) Finance
2 101 (10.63%) Retail
3 95 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (0.84%) Marketing
5 7 (0.74%) Legal
6 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.53%) Automotive
7 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.53%) Banking
8 3 (0.32%) Advertising
8 3 (0.32%) Back Office
8 3 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.11%) Publishing
9 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 306 (32.21%) Support Engineer
2 106 (11.16%) Analyst
3 99 (10.42%) Consultant
4 88 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 82 (8.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 68 (7.16%) Support Analyst
7 66 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 58 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 57 (6.00%) IT Support
10 51 (5.37%) Desktop Support
11 46 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 43 (4.53%) Technical Support
13 40 (4.21%) Senior Support Engineer
14 37 (3.89%) Architect
15 33 (3.47%) Administrator
15 33 (3.47%) Integration Engineer
16 32 (3.37%) IT Support Engineer
17 27 (2.84%) Server Engineer
18 25 (2.63%) Service Analyst
18 25 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.42%) .NET
2 12 (1.26%) Regular Expression
3 10 (1.05%) COM
3 10 (1.05%) MAPI
4 9 (0.95%) Web Services
5 8 (0.84%) XML
5 8 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.84%) WCF
6 4 (0.42%) Ajax
7 3 (0.32%) JSON
7 3 (0.32%) jQuery
7 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.32%) Lucene
7 3 (0.32%) J2EE
7 3 (0.32%) COM+
8 2 (0.21%) HTML
8 2 (0.21%) WSH
8 2 (0.21%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.68%) Clustering
2 60 (6.32%) Statistics
3 56 (5.89%) Blackberry
4 38 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.95%) PKI
7 25 (2.63%) Replication
8 22 (2.32%) CLARiiON
9 20 (2.11%) Fat Client
9 20 (2.11%) Thin Client
10 14 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.26%) Celerra
12 10 (1.05%) FlexPod
13 9 (0.95%) Open Source
14 6 (0.63%) iPhone
14 6 (0.63%) EPoS
15 3 (0.32%) Handset
15 3 (0.32%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.32%) Social Media
16 2 (0.21%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 857 (90.21%) Windows
2 369 (38.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 355 (37.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 239 (25.16%) Windows 7
5 188 (19.79%) Windows XP
6 178 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 116 (12.21%) Linux
8 56 (5.89%) Windows 8
9 44 (4.63%) Windows 2000
10 34 (3.58%) UNIX
11 28 (2.95%) Windows 2000 Server
12 23 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.68%) Solaris
13 16 (1.68%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.53%) Android
16 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.42%) Debian
17 2 (0.21%) VMS
17 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (19.26%) ITIL
2 70 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 66 (6.95%) Incident Management
4 62 (6.53%) Software Distribution
5 60 (6.32%) Mentoring
6 57 (6.00%) Change Management
7 45 (4.74%) Migration
8 42 (4.42%) Coaching
9 41 (4.32%) Time Management
10 38 (4.00%) Release Management
11 34 (3.58%) Problem Management
11 34 (3.58%) Data Security
12 32 (3.37%) Service Delivery
13 27 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (2.74%) Software Deployment
14 26 (2.74%) Configuration Management
15 23 (2.42%) Test Scripting
16 22 (2.32%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (2.21%) Root Cause Analysis
18 20 (2.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 320 (33.68%) SQL
2 148 (15.58%) PowerShell
3 41 (4.32%) VBScript
4 38 (4.00%) VB
5 15 (1.58%) C#
6 13 (1.37%) C++
6 13 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.32%) C
9 3 (0.32%) Python
9 3 (0.32%) Ruby
9 3 (0.32%) Perl
10 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) Korn
11 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 288 (30.32%) Security Cleared
2 237 (24.95%) SC Cleared
3 213 (22.42%) DV Cleared
4 122 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 108 (11.37%) MCSE
6 55 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 53 (5.58%) MCITP
7 53 (5.58%) MCP
8 34 (3.58%) Degree
9 33 (3.47%) CCNA
9 33 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
10 32 (3.37%) MCTS
11 31 (3.26%) CCA
11 31 (3.26%) MCSA
12 25 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (2.42%) ISEB
13 23 (2.42%) ISTQB
14 22 (2.32%) VTSP
14 22 (2.32%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 36 (3.79%) SLA
3 32 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (1.68%) QA
5 14 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.53%) GPG13
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 325 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (18.53%) Hyper-V
3 89 (9.37%) VMware ESX
4 86 (9.05%) ISA Server
5 59 (6.21%) vSphere
6 55 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (5.47%) XenApp
8 44 (4.63%) XenDesktop
9 22 (2.32%) vCloud
9 22 (2.32%) Terminal Services
10 16 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.58%) Terminal Server
11 15 (1.58%) XenServer
12 14 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.95%) Firmware
14 8 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.84%) KVM
15 5 (0.53%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 204 (21.47%) SCCM
2 101 (10.63%) NetBackup
3 80 (8.42%) SCOM
4 76 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 46 (4.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 25 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (2.42%) ARCserve
8 22 (2.32%) WSUS
9 12 (1.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 12 (1.26%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.26%) Netcool
9 12 (1.26%) Unicenter
10 9 (0.95%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.84%) Windows Intune
12 7 (0.74%) EdgeSight
12 7 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.63%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 585 (61.58%) Microsoft
2 414 (43.58%) VMware
3 259 (27.26%) Citrix
4 145 (15.26%) Cisco
5 112 (11.79%) HP
6 106 (11.16%) Fujitsu
7 86 (9.05%) Oracle
8 74 (7.79%) Veritas
9 72 (7.58%) Meridio
10 69 (7.26%) EMC
11 45 (4.74%) McAfee
12 31 (3.26%) NetApp
12 31 (3.26%) Red Hat
12 31 (3.26%) Juniper
13 29 (3.05%) Sophos
14 28 (2.95%) F5
15 27 (2.84%) Symantec
16 25 (2.63%) ServiceNow
16 25 (2.63%) Websense
16 25 (2.63%) Avaya
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ININ UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £34500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Bonus,
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago