The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 422 433 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.50% 7.83% 5.72%
As % of the System Software category 54.66% 57.35% 58.38%
Number of salaries quoted 275 342 291
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
772 755 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.72% 13.66% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 514 600 487
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Active Directory
South East

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 1 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 1 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 -8 173 £35,500 +1.42% 16
Bracknell +7 72 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Slough +7 34 £50,000 +31.57% 10
Newbury -7 31 £31,500 +1.61% 2
Maidenhead -17 27 £25,000 -56.52% 5
Wokingham +4 15 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Windsor -7 4 £31,750 +9.48%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 695 (84.04%) Windows
2 521 (63.00%) Microsoft
3 360 (43.53%) VMware
4 317 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 313 (37.85%) MS Exchange
6 249 (30.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 247 (29.87%) DNS
8 243 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 238 (28.78%) SQL
10 227 (27.45%) MS Excel
11 210 (25.39%) Citrix
12 187 (22.61%) Security Cleared
13 171 (20.68%) DHCP
14 167 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 164 (19.83%) SC Cleared
16 153 (18.50%) SQL Server
17 152 (18.38%) Hyper-V
18 151 (18.26%) ITIL
19 150 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
20 148 (17.90%) SCCM
21 146 (17.65%) TCP/IP
22 145 (17.53%) Firewall
22 145 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2007
23 144 (17.41%) Windows XP
24 138 (16.69%) IIS
25 136 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
26 133 (16.08%) Windows 7
27 125 (15.11%) MS Office
27 125 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2003
28 120 (14.51%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 313 (37.85%) MS Exchange
2 167 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 138 (16.69%) IIS
5 125 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 104 (12.58%) SharePoint
7 93 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 82 (9.92%) Lync
9 40 (4.84%) Apache
10 39 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (3.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 24 (2.90%) Tomcat
13 19 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 18 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (1.57%) IBM Notes
15 13 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
16 12 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
17 10 (1.21%) WebLogic
18 9 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
19 6 (0.73%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 227 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 125 (15.11%) MS Office
3 35 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.60%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.97%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.05%) Office 365
2 18 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.21%) SaaS
4 9 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.73%) IaaS
7 4 (0.48%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 247 (29.87%) DNS
2 171 (20.68%) DHCP
3 146 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 145 (17.53%) Firewall
5 114 (13.78%) SAN
6 52 (6.29%) VPN
7 46 (5.56%) WAN
8 44 (5.32%) Network Security
8 44 (5.32%) LAN
9 43 (5.20%) VLAN
10 40 (4.84%) Wireless
11 36 (4.35%) LDAP
12 33 (3.99%) NAS
13 30 (3.63%) Internet
14 22 (2.66%) VoIP
14 22 (2.66%) Kerberos
15 21 (2.54%) SMTP
16 17 (2.06%) IMAP
17 16 (1.93%) Wireshark
18 14 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (3.14%) EDRMS
6 20 (2.42%) IDOL
7 16 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.33%) MySQL
9 10 (1.21%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.21%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.48%) MS Access
12 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.36%) DB2
13 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.30%) MSI
2 13 (1.57%) AQtime
2 13 (1.57%) WebLOAD
3 9 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.73%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.73%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.36%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.12%) Hudson
8 1 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) SilkPerformer
General
1 120 (14.51%) Finance
2 57 (6.89%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.17%) Retail
4 16 (1.93%) Marketing
5 13 (1.57%) German Language
6 12 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.45%) Advertising
7 11 (1.33%) Electronics
8 8 (0.97%) Legal
9 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.48%) Billing
10 4 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
11 3 (0.36%) Automotive
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Hungarian Language
12 2 (0.24%) French Language
12 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 189 (22.85%) Support Engineer
2 112 (13.54%) Consultant
3 98 (11.85%) Analyst
4 83 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (8.34%) Support Analyst
6 58 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support
7 54 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 52 (6.29%) Technical Support
9 47 (5.68%) Architect
10 46 (5.56%) Desktop Support
10 46 (5.56%) Administrator
11 45 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 42 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
13 41 (4.96%) Server Engineer
14 35 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
14 35 (4.23%) IT Support
15 33 (3.99%) 1st Line Support
16 31 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
17 29 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
18 25 (3.02%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.17%) .NET
2 26 (3.14%) Web Services
3 25 (3.02%) HTML
4 18 (2.18%) MAPI
5 17 (2.06%) HTML5
6 16 (1.93%) COM
7 15 (1.81%) XML
8 14 (1.69%) J2EE
9 12 (1.45%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.45%) WCF
10 11 (1.33%) Ajax
10 11 (1.33%) SAML
11 10 (1.21%) WebSockets
12 8 (0.97%) jQuery
13 7 (0.85%) CSS3
13 7 (0.85%) WSDL
13 7 (0.85%) CSS
14 6 (0.73%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.48%) CGI
15 4 (0.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.56%) Clustering
2 35 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.87%) PKI
4 30 (3.63%) Statistics
5 29 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.93%) Replication
8 11 (1.33%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.33%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.21%) CLARiiON
9 10 (1.21%) SCORM
9 10 (1.21%) E-Learning
9 10 (1.21%) EqualLogic
10 9 (1.09%) Learning Management System
11 8 (0.97%) Cryptography
12 7 (0.85%) IPTV
13 6 (0.73%) Firmware
13 6 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.60%) iPhone
14 5 (0.60%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 695 (84.04%) Windows
2 317 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 249 (30.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 150 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 144 (17.41%) Windows XP
6 133 (16.08%) Windows 7
7 97 (11.73%) Linux
8 50 (6.05%) Windows 8
9 45 (5.44%) Windows 2000
10 28 (3.39%) UNIX
11 24 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (1.93%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.09%) Solaris
14 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.60%) Android
15 5 (0.60%) CentOS
15 5 (0.60%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.36%) VMS
17 2 (0.24%) HPUX
17 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (18.26%) ITIL
2 69 (8.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (5.56%) Data Security
4 43 (5.20%) Migration
5 37 (4.47%) Change Management
5 37 (4.47%) Time Management
6 35 (4.23%) Incident Management
7 31 (3.75%) Software Distribution
8 28 (3.39%) Change Control
9 27 (3.26%) Service Delivery
10 26 (3.14%) Identity Management
11 25 (3.02%) Project Management
12 24 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (2.42%) CRM
14 19 (2.30%) Problem Management
15 18 (2.18%) Configuration Management
16 17 (2.06%) Business Continuity
16 17 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
17 14 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (1.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 238 (28.78%) SQL
2 106 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.99%) C#
4 29 (3.51%) VBScript
4 29 (3.51%) VB
5 21 (2.54%) C++
6 17 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.93%) Java
8 10 (1.21%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.09%) Python
10 7 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.85%) Ruby
11 6 (0.73%) Perl
11 6 (0.73%) PHP
11 6 (0.73%) C
12 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) VB6
15 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 187 (22.61%) Security Cleared
2 164 (19.83%) SC Cleared
3 136 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 116 (14.03%) DV Cleared
5 110 (13.30%) MCSE
6 76 (9.19%) MCITP
7 49 (5.93%) Degree
7 49 (5.93%) MCP
8 40 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (4.72%) CCNA
10 37 (4.47%) MCSA
11 34 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (3.51%) MCTS
13 27 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (2.06%) CCA
16 16 (1.93%) PMI Certification
17 13 (1.57%) MCSD
18 12 (1.45%) PMP
19 10 (1.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.32%) SLA
2 41 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 40 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (3.51%) QA
5 11 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 243 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (18.38%) Hyper-V
3 98 (11.85%) VMware ESXi
4 71 (8.59%) vSphere
5 67 (8.10%) XenApp
6 64 (7.74%) XenDesktop
7 62 (7.50%) VMware ESX
8 51 (6.17%) ISA Server
9 22 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (2.66%) KVM
10 17 (2.06%) Terminal Server
11 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (1.57%) XenServer
12 13 (1.57%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.21%) NFS
14 9 (1.09%) vCloud
15 7 (0.85%) Xen
16 6 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.60%) DFS Replication
18 4 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 148 (17.90%) SCCM
2 53 (6.41%) SCOM
3 50 (6.05%) NetBackup
4 36 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 33 (3.99%) WSUS
6 29 (3.51%) ARCserve
7 24 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
8 19 (2.30%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (1.45%) HP SIM
10 11 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 9 (1.09%) Netcool
12 8 (0.97%) DameWare
12 8 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 6 (0.73%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.60%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.48%) Unicenter
15 4 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 521 (63.00%) Microsoft
2 360 (43.53%) VMware
3 210 (25.39%) Citrix
4 104 (12.58%) Cisco
5 89 (10.76%) HP
6 70 (8.46%) Oracle
7 61 (7.38%) EMC
8 43 (5.20%) Fujitsu
9 38 (4.59%) F5
9 38 (4.59%) Websense
10 36 (4.35%) Veritas
11 32 (3.87%) ServiceNow
12 31 (3.75%) Juniper
12 31 (3.75%) Symantec
13 30 (3.63%) Dell
14 28 (3.39%) McAfee
14 28 (3.39%) Red Hat
14 28 (3.39%) Meridio
15 24 (2.90%) NetApp
15 24 (2.90%) WatchGuard
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18017 - £19760 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago