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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 346 351 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.80% 7.01% 8.49%
As % of the System Software category 51.95% 52.08% 58.99%
Number of salaries quoted 290 300 312
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,625 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +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
666 674 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.01% 13.46% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 562 485 554
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -18 96 £40,000 +40.35% 19
Maidenhead +8 63 £37,500 -18.91% 2
Bracknell +9 53 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Slough +5 32 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Windsor +2 13 £51,750 +107.00%
Newbury -1 12 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Wokingham -6 9 £35,000 - 1
Thatcham - 5 £27,750 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 622 (84.40%) Windows
2 414 (56.17%) Microsoft
2 414 (56.17%) Windows Server
3 379 (51.42%) VMware
4 244 (33.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 225 (30.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 221 (29.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 211 (28.63%) SQL
8 199 (27.00%) Linux
9 185 (25.10%) MS Exchange
10 182 (24.69%) Firewall
11 181 (24.56%) DNS
12 175 (23.74%) SQL Server
13 169 (22.93%) Cisco
14 164 (22.25%) MS Excel
15 140 (19.00%) ITIL
16 139 (18.86%) SAN
17 128 (17.37%) DHCP
17 128 (17.37%) vSphere
18 125 (16.96%) Hyper-V
19 123 (16.69%) LAN
20 119 (16.15%) Office 365
21 116 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
22 115 (15.60%) Citrix
22 115 (15.60%) WAN
23 112 (15.20%) TCP/IP
24 100 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
25 99 (13.43%) Windows 7
26 98 (13.30%) IIS
27 93 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 185 (25.10%) MS Exchange
2 98 (13.30%) IIS
3 93 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (6.38%) Skype for Business
6 46 (6.24%) SharePoint
7 37 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.17%) Apache
10 16 (2.17%) nginx
11 14 (1.90%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.63%) OpenStack
12 12 (1.63%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.36%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.81%) CMS
15 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 164 (22.25%) MS Excel
2 89 (12.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 119 (16.15%) Office 365
2 58 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.31%) IaaS
4 17 (2.31%) SaaS
5 10 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.22%) SoftLayer
7 6 (0.81%) PaaS
8 5 (0.68%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.54%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 182 (24.69%) Firewall
2 181 (24.56%) DNS
3 139 (18.86%) SAN
4 128 (17.37%) DHCP
5 123 (16.69%) LAN
6 115 (15.60%) WAN
7 112 (15.20%) TCP/IP
8 51 (6.92%) Internet
8 51 (6.92%) NAS
9 50 (6.78%) VPN
10 35 (4.75%) Skype
11 29 (3.93%) LDAP
12 27 (3.66%) Wireless
13 26 (3.53%) SMTP
14 22 (2.99%) iSCSI
15 21 (2.85%) VLAN
16 17 (2.31%) HTTP
17 15 (2.04%) FTP
17 15 (2.04%) SSL
17 15 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.93%) Big Data
2 29 (3.93%) Relational Database
3 28 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.68%) MySQL
14 4 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1 (0.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (1.63%) AQtime
1 12 (1.63%) WebLOAD
2 11 (1.49%) JIRA
3 8 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.09%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.54%) Subversion
5 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.14%) MSI
General
1 85 (11.53%) Finance
2 34 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.99%) Games
4 21 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.44%) Banking
6 17 (2.31%) Retail
7 14 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.76%) Marketing
9 10 (1.36%) Publishing
10 9 (1.22%) Legal
11 8 (1.09%) Electronics
12 3 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 207 (28.09%) Support Engineer
2 115 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 88 (11.94%) Analyst
4 81 (10.99%) IT Support
5 70 (9.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 69 (9.36%) Technical Support
7 68 (9.23%) Support Analyst
8 63 (8.55%) VMware Engineer
9 62 (8.41%) Technical Engineer
10 61 (8.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 60 (8.14%) IT Engineer
12 55 (7.46%) Windows Engineer
13 53 (7.19%) Technical Support Engineer
14 51 (6.92%) Administrator
15 50 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
16 48 (6.51%) Consultant
16 48 (6.51%) IT Support Engineer
17 44 (5.97%) Server Support
18 43 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
19 42 (5.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.75%) .NET
2 32 (4.34%) Web Services
3 31 (4.21%) ZeroMQ
4 23 (3.12%) Regular Expression
5 11 (1.49%) MAPI
6 10 (1.36%) WCF
7 8 (1.09%) Middleware
7 8 (1.09%) XMPP
8 6 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.68%) HTML
9 5 (0.68%) XML
10 4 (0.54%) Apache Flex
10 4 (0.54%) CSS
10 4 (0.54%) libvirt
10 4 (0.54%) SailPoint
11 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.41%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 44 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.29%) Clustering
4 35 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.66%) Replication
6 24 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.71%) Smartphone
8 19 (2.58%) PKI
9 17 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (2.04%) Driving Licence
10 15 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.49%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.49%) EqualLogic
12 10 (1.36%) FlexPod
13 7 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
14 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Licensing
14 6 (0.81%) Statistics
14 6 (0.81%) User Experience
14 6 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 622 (84.40%) Windows
2 414 (56.17%) Windows Server
3 225 (30.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 221 (29.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 199 (27.00%) Linux
6 100 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 99 (13.43%) Windows 7
8 49 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (6.51%) Windows 8
10 41 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 37 (5.02%) CentOS
12 35 (4.75%) Unix
13 31 (4.21%) Windows XP
14 22 (2.99%) Apple iOS
15 20 (2.71%) Android
16 16 (2.17%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.36%) AIX
17 10 (1.36%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.36%) Ubuntu
18 9 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.00%) ITIL
2 81 (10.99%) Presales
3 63 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (6.65%) Service Delivery
5 39 (5.29%) Virtual Environments
6 38 (5.16%) Mentoring
7 34 (4.61%) Migration
8 33 (4.48%) Analytics
8 33 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 33 (4.48%) SIEM
9 32 (4.34%) Change Management
10 30 (4.07%) Service Management
11 28 (3.80%) Incident Management
12 27 (3.66%) Information Security
13 26 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (3.39%) Problem Management
15 24 (3.26%) Project Management
16 23 (3.12%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (2.99%) Logistics
18 21 (2.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (28.63%) SQL
2 89 (12.08%) PowerShell
3 58 (7.87%) Python
4 38 (5.16%) Bash Shell
5 28 (3.80%) Perl
6 22 (2.99%) C#
7 20 (2.71%) Ruby
8 15 (2.04%) C++
9 10 (1.36%) Java
10 9 (1.22%) C
11 7 (0.95%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.68%) VBScript
13 2 (0.27%) Google Apps Script
13 2 (0.27%) VB
13 2 (0.27%) VBA
14 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (10.85%) MCSE
3 64 (8.68%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (8.41%) CCNA
5 56 (7.60%) Degree
6 55 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 54 (7.33%) Security Cleared
8 52 (7.06%) MCITP
9 46 (6.24%) MCSA
10 43 (5.83%) MCP
11 40 (5.43%) SC Cleared
12 25 (3.39%) CISSP
13 15 (2.04%) CCNP
14 13 (1.76%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.49%) MOS
15 11 (1.49%) RHCA
15 11 (1.49%) RHCSA
16 9 (1.22%) CEH
17 8 (1.09%) CISM
17 8 (1.09%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.50%) SLA
2 21 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.76%) QA
5 12 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO19770
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) GAMP
8 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) SAS 70
System Software
1 244 (33.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (17.37%) vSphere
3 125 (16.96%) Hyper-V
4 76 (10.31%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 31 (4.21%) XenApp
7 28 (3.80%) Firmware
8 26 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (2.44%) vCloud
10 16 (2.17%) XenDesktop
11 15 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
12 12 (1.63%) XenServer
13 10 (1.36%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (1.22%) NFS
14 9 (1.22%) Terminal Server
15 8 (1.09%) Docker
15 8 (1.09%) Samba
16 7 (0.95%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 80 (10.85%) SCCM
2 33 (4.48%) SCOM
3 24 (3.26%) WSUS
4 22 (2.99%) Puppet
5 21 (2.85%) Backup Exec
6 17 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (2.04%) SCVMM
8 12 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 12 (1.63%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.63%) Perfmon
9 10 (1.36%) Legato
9 10 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (1.22%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.22%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.09%) Ansible
11 8 (1.09%) DameWare
11 8 (1.09%) Simpana
Vendors
1 414 (56.17%) Microsoft
2 379 (51.42%) VMware
3 169 (22.93%) Cisco
4 115 (15.60%) Citrix
5 69 (9.36%) HP
6 62 (8.41%) Red Hat
7 48 (6.51%) Oracle
8 43 (5.83%) Apple
9 37 (5.02%) Dell
9 37 (5.02%) Veeam
10 34 (4.61%) EMC
11 27 (3.66%) Google
12 24 (3.26%) IBM
13 19 (2.58%) NetApp
13 19 (2.58%) Remedy
14 17 (2.31%) Polycom
14 17 (2.31%) Veritas
15 16 (2.17%) Juniper
15 16 (2.17%) Symantec
16 12 (1.63%) Intel Security
Berkshire
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£80,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holiday etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package (Car, Bonus, Healthcare, P
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-50K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-70,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, phone
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £72,000 to £75,000 per annum + £6600 car + bonus & package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago