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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 405 418 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.24% 7.12% 7.45%
As % of the System Software category 56.88% 57.10% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 301 343 270
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
712 732 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.73% 12.48% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 519 576 514
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -5 184 £35,000 -17.64% 23
Maidenhead +16 53 £60,000 +100.00% 6
Bracknell +1 37 £50,000 +36.98% 3
Slough +3 32 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Newbury -9 16 £32,500 -21.68%
Ascot - 6 £36,000 -
Wokingham +13 5 £32,500 -23.52%
Windsor -12 3 £39,250 - 1
Thatcham -2 1 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 794 (93.63%) Windows
2 484 (57.08%) Microsoft
3 327 (38.56%) VMware
4 302 (35.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 287 (33.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 272 (32.08%) SQL
7 267 (31.49%) MS Exchange
8 261 (30.78%) Security Cleared
9 250 (29.48%) DNS
10 221 (26.06%) Windows 7
11 210 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 197 (23.23%) TCP/IP
13 194 (22.88%) MS Excel
14 193 (22.76%) SC Cleared
15 184 (21.70%) ITIL
16 181 (21.34%) DV Cleared
17 180 (21.23%) Hyper-V
18 175 (20.64%) SCCM
19 174 (20.52%) Cisco
20 164 (19.34%) Microsoft Certification
21 161 (18.99%) Citrix
21 161 (18.99%) SQL Server
22 157 (18.51%) HP
23 155 (18.28%) Firewall
24 153 (18.04%) DHCP
24 153 (18.04%) Windows Server 2012
25 152 (17.92%) SharePoint
26 151 (17.81%) Linux
27 146 (17.22%) MCSE
27 146 (17.22%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 267 (31.49%) MS Exchange
2 152 (17.92%) SharePoint
3 122 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 96 (11.32%) IIS
5 73 (8.61%) Lync
6 70 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 52 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 43 (5.07%) Apache
10 37 (4.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 31 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (2.71%) Live Communications Server
13 21 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
15 14 (1.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 12 (1.42%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
18 7 (0.83%) OpenStack
18 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 194 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 128 (15.09%) MS Office
3 28 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) SPSS
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) assyst
2 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.42%) Office 365
2 18 (2.12%) SaaS
3 11 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.71%) PaaS
6 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.35%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 250 (29.48%) DNS
2 197 (23.23%) TCP/IP
3 155 (18.28%) Firewall
4 153 (18.04%) DHCP
5 100 (11.79%) SAN
6 76 (8.96%) LAN
7 68 (8.02%) WAN
8 50 (5.90%) VPN
9 43 (5.07%) Internet
10 24 (2.83%) Wireless
10 24 (2.83%) NAS
11 22 (2.59%) VoIP
12 20 (2.36%) Network Security
13 17 (2.00%) iSCSI
14 16 (1.89%) NetScaler
14 16 (1.89%) SMTP
15 15 (1.77%) VLAN
16 13 (1.53%) Unified Communications
17 12 (1.42%) Wireshark
17 12 (1.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.25%) EDRMS
3 34 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (3.66%) IDOL
5 28 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.24%) Big Data
7 18 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.18%) MySQL
10 10 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.71%) MS Access
13 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (1.06%) LoadRunner
3 7 (0.83%) MSI
4 5 (0.59%) JIRA
5 4 (0.47%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.35%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.35%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.35%) Selenium
6 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.35%) MSTest
7 2 (0.24%) Hudson
7 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.24%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 121 (14.27%) Finance
2 66 (7.78%) Retail
3 54 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.77%) Legal
5 14 (1.65%) Automotive
6 9 (1.06%) Billing
7 7 (0.83%) Marketing
7 7 (0.83%) German Language
8 6 (0.71%) Arabic Language
8 6 (0.71%) French Language
8 6 (0.71%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.59%) Banking
9 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 261 (30.78%) Support Engineer
2 75 (8.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 73 (8.61%) Analyst
4 71 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 70 (8.25%) Consultant
6 64 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 63 (7.43%) Technical Support
8 52 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 52 (6.13%) IT Support
9 49 (5.78%) Support Analyst
10 45 (5.31%) Desktop Support
11 43 (5.07%) Architect
11 43 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 42 (4.95%) Technical Engineer
13 38 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
14 35 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
15 32 (3.77%) Integration Engineer
15 32 (3.77%) Technical Support Engineer
16 28 (3.30%) Senior Support Engineer
17 23 (2.71%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.25%) .NET
2 22 (2.59%) Regular Expression
3 20 (2.36%) ASP.NET
4 16 (1.89%) Web Services
4 16 (1.89%) Software Packaging
5 12 (1.42%) CSS
5 12 (1.42%) HTML
6 8 (0.94%) XML
6 8 (0.94%) ODBC
7 6 (0.71%) WSH
7 6 (0.71%) Classic ASP
7 6 (0.71%) Application Packaging
7 6 (0.71%) Ajax
7 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.47%) jQuery
9 3 (0.35%) XHTML
9 3 (0.35%) WCF
10 2 (0.24%) JSON
10 2 (0.24%) COM+
10 2 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.90%) Clustering
2 48 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 38 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.18%) Statistics
6 21 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.24%) Replication
8 18 (2.12%) Thin Client
8 18 (2.12%) Fat Client
9 17 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.89%) PKI
11 13 (1.53%) Open Source
12 11 (1.30%) BYOD
13 9 (1.06%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.83%) CLARiiON
15 6 (0.71%) PDA
15 6 (0.71%) FMCG
15 6 (0.71%) Wiki
15 6 (0.71%) Blog
15 6 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 794 (93.63%) Windows
2 302 (35.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 287 (33.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 221 (26.06%) Windows 7
5 153 (18.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 151 (17.81%) Linux
7 138 (16.27%) Windows XP
8 52 (6.13%) Windows 8
9 37 (4.36%) UNIX
10 33 (3.89%) Windows 2000
11 22 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 16 (1.89%) Android
14 13 (1.53%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.30%) CentOS
16 10 (1.18%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.83%) Solaris
18 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.35%) Windows NT
19 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (21.70%) ITIL
2 62 (7.31%) Problem Management
3 52 (6.13%) Migration
4 42 (4.95%) Incident Management
5 37 (4.36%) Service Delivery
5 37 (4.36%) Change Management
6 35 (4.13%) Mentoring
7 34 (4.01%) Project Management
8 33 (3.89%) Service Management
8 33 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (3.66%) Configuration Management
10 30 (3.54%) Release Management
10 30 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 29 (3.42%) Cyber Security
11 29 (3.42%) Time Management
12 28 (3.30%) Software Distribution
13 27 (3.18%) SIEM
13 27 (3.18%) Coaching
14 24 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (2.48%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 272 (32.08%) SQL
2 146 (17.22%) PowerShell
3 53 (6.25%) VBScript
4 30 (3.54%) VB
5 26 (3.07%) C
6 17 (2.00%) C#
7 16 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.18%) C++
9 8 (0.94%) Python
10 7 (0.83%) Java
10 7 (0.83%) PHP
11 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.24%) Ruby
12 2 (0.24%) Perl
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 261 (30.78%) Security Cleared
2 193 (22.76%) SC Cleared
3 181 (21.34%) DV Cleared
4 164 (19.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 146 (17.22%) MCSE
6 56 (6.60%) CCNA
6 56 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (6.37%) MCP
7 54 (6.37%) MCITP
8 37 (4.36%) Degree
9 35 (4.13%) MCSA
10 30 (3.54%) CISSP
11 27 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (2.95%) CCNP
13 20 (2.36%) A+ Certification
14 18 (2.12%) MCTS
15 16 (1.89%) CCA
15 16 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (1.30%) CISA
17 10 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.43%) SLA
2 42 (4.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 27 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.18%) GPG13
6 9 (1.06%) COBIT
7 3 (0.35%) QA
8 2 (0.24%) FISMA
System Software
1 210 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (21.23%) Hyper-V
3 56 (6.60%) ISA Server
4 55 (6.49%) VMware ESX
5 41 (4.83%) vSphere
6 36 (4.25%) XenApp
7 29 (3.42%) Terminal Services
8 28 (3.30%) XenDesktop
9 20 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.65%) XenServer
12 9 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (1.06%) vCloud
13 8 (0.94%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.47%) Samba
15 4 (0.47%) KVM
16 3 (0.35%) Xen
16 3 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 175 (20.64%) SCCM
2 74 (8.73%) SCOM
3 55 (6.49%) NetBackup
4 42 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 39 (4.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 33 (3.89%) WSUS
7 22 (2.59%) Legato
8 19 (2.24%) Backup Exec
9 18 (2.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 15 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (1.42%) ARCserve
11 12 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (1.42%) EdgeSight
12 11 (1.30%) HP SIM
13 10 (1.18%) SCVMM
14 9 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 6 (0.71%) Netcool
16 6 (0.71%) Unicenter
17 5 (0.59%) cPanel
Vendors
1 484 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 327 (38.56%) VMware
3 174 (20.52%) Cisco
4 161 (18.99%) Citrix
5 157 (18.51%) HP
6 69 (8.14%) Oracle
7 54 (6.37%) Fujitsu
8 53 (6.25%) Veritas
9 52 (6.13%) EMC
10 46 (5.42%) Symantec
11 42 (4.95%) Meridio
12 37 (4.36%) Juniper
13 34 (4.01%) Red Hat
14 33 (3.89%) Avaya
15 28 (3.30%) NetApp
16 22 (2.59%) CommVault
16 22 (2.59%) McAfee
17 21 (2.48%) Apple
17 21 (2.48%) IBM
17 21 (2.48%) Dell
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago