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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 431 442 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.81% 8.06% 5.41%
As % of the System Software category 56.19% 58.85% 57.96%
Number of salaries quoted 287 351 283
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-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 £54,500
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
767 751 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.89% 13.70% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 517 600 470
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -7 178 £35,500 +1.42% 19
Bracknell +3 66 £32,500 -1.51% 4
Newbury +6 36 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Maidenhead -7 32 £26,000 -54.78% 2
Slough +5 31 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Wokingham +5 12 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Windsor 0 4 £36,250 +25.00%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 689 (83.01%) Windows
2 520 (62.65%) Microsoft
3 359 (43.25%) VMware
4 313 (37.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 312 (37.59%) MS Exchange
6 247 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 234 (28.19%) SQL
8 233 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 230 (27.71%) DNS
10 227 (27.35%) MS Excel
11 204 (24.58%) Citrix
12 185 (22.29%) Security Cleared
13 169 (20.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 163 (19.64%) SC Cleared
15 161 (19.40%) DHCP
16 154 (18.55%) Firewall
17 153 (18.43%) Hyper-V
18 150 (18.07%) SCCM
19 149 (17.95%) SQL Server
20 147 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
21 146 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2007
22 144 (17.35%) ITIL
23 142 (17.11%) TCP/IP
24 140 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
25 139 (16.75%) Windows XP
26 137 (16.51%) IIS
27 127 (15.30%) Windows 7
28 125 (15.06%) MS Office
28 125 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
29 114 (13.73%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 312 (37.59%) MS Exchange
2 169 (20.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 137 (16.51%) IIS
5 125 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 107 (12.89%) SharePoint
7 91 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 89 (10.72%) Lync
9 39 (4.70%) Apache
10 37 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (3.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 25 (3.01%) Tomcat
13 20 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
14 18 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 14 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
16 12 (1.45%) IBM Notes
16 12 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
17 10 (1.20%) WebLogic
17 10 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 227 (27.35%) MS Excel
2 125 (15.06%) MS Office
3 35 (4.22%) 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 12 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.96%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.14%) Office 365
2 19 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.45%) SaaS
4 9 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.84%) IaaS
7 4 (0.48%) PaaS
7 4 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 230 (27.71%) DNS
2 161 (19.40%) DHCP
3 154 (18.55%) Firewall
4 142 (17.11%) TCP/IP
5 114 (13.73%) SAN
6 55 (6.63%) VPN
7 46 (5.54%) WAN
8 43 (5.18%) LAN
8 43 (5.18%) VLAN
9 42 (5.06%) Network Security
10 39 (4.70%) LDAP
11 38 (4.58%) Wireless
12 31 (3.73%) Internet
12 31 (3.73%) NAS
13 22 (2.65%) VoIP
13 22 (2.65%) Kerberos
14 20 (2.41%) SMTP
15 16 (1.93%) IMAP
16 15 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (2.77%) EDRMS
6 17 (2.05%) IDOL
6 17 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.45%) MySQL
8 10 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.36%) MS Access
12 3 (0.36%) DB2
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (1.81%) MSI
2 12 (1.45%) WebLOAD
2 12 (1.45%) AQtime
3 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.72%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.72%) TestDirector
5 6 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.12%) Selenium
7 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 112 (13.49%) Finance
2 54 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.02%) Retail
4 17 (2.05%) Marketing
5 13 (1.57%) German Language
6 12 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.45%) Advertising
7 11 (1.33%) Electronics
8 8 (0.96%) Legal
9 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.48%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Billing
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
11 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) French Language
12 2 (0.24%) Hungarian Language
12 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 189 (22.77%) Support Engineer
2 116 (13.98%) Consultant
3 98 (11.81%) Analyst
4 82 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (8.55%) Support Analyst
6 59 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 56 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 54 (6.51%) Technical Support
9 52 (6.27%) Architect
10 47 (5.66%) Desktop Support
11 46 (5.54%) Senior Consultant
11 46 (5.54%) Administrator
12 44 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 42 (5.06%) Server Engineer
14 36 (4.34%) IT Support
15 35 (4.22%) Microsoft Consultant
16 34 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
17 31 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
18 29 (3.49%) Technical Engineer
19 26 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.39%) .NET
2 32 (3.86%) Web Services
3 25 (3.01%) HTML
4 17 (2.05%) COM
4 17 (2.05%) MAPI
4 17 (2.05%) HTML5
5 16 (1.93%) XML
6 14 (1.69%) J2EE
7 12 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.33%) Ajax
8 11 (1.33%) WCF
8 11 (1.33%) SAML
9 10 (1.20%) WebSockets
10 8 (0.96%) jQuery
11 7 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.84%) CSS3
11 7 (0.84%) WSDL
11 7 (0.84%) CSS
12 5 (0.60%) Silverlight
13 4 (0.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.18%) Clustering
2 34 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.98%) PKI
4 31 (3.73%) Blackberry
5 26 (3.13%) Statistics
6 21 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.69%) Replication
8 12 (1.45%) IPTV
9 10 (1.20%) E-Learning
9 10 (1.20%) SCORM
9 10 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.20%) EqualLogic
10 9 (1.08%) Learning Management System
10 9 (1.08%) CLARiiON
11 8 (0.96%) Cryptography
11 8 (0.96%) DTV
12 7 (0.84%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 689 (83.01%) Windows
2 313 (37.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 247 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 147 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 139 (16.75%) Windows XP
6 127 (15.30%) Windows 7
7 97 (11.69%) Linux
8 46 (5.54%) Windows 8
9 44 (5.30%) Windows 2000
10 25 (3.01%) UNIX
11 22 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.69%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.96%) Solaris
14 7 (0.84%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.72%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.72%) Android
16 4 (0.48%) CentOS
16 4 (0.48%) VMS
17 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (17.35%) ITIL
2 70 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 48 (5.78%) Data Security
4 38 (4.58%) Migration
5 33 (3.98%) Change Management
5 33 (3.98%) Time Management
6 31 (3.73%) Incident Management
7 30 (3.61%) Software Distribution
8 29 (3.49%) Change Control
9 28 (3.37%) Service Delivery
10 26 (3.13%) Identity Management
11 24 (2.89%) Project Management
12 23 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (2.65%) CRM
14 19 (2.29%) Problem Management
15 18 (2.17%) Configuration Management
15 18 (2.17%) Business Continuity
15 18 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
16 15 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (1.81%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (28.19%) SQL
2 99 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.86%) C#
4 28 (3.37%) VB
5 25 (3.01%) VBScript
6 20 (2.41%) C++
7 19 (2.29%) Java
8 18 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.20%) Python
10 7 (0.84%) Ruby
10 7 (0.84%) Perl
10 7 (0.84%) PHP
11 6 (0.72%) C
12 5 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) VBA
15 1 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 185 (22.29%) Security Cleared
2 163 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 140 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 114 (13.73%) DV Cleared
5 113 (13.61%) MCSE
6 81 (9.76%) MCITP
7 51 (6.14%) MCP
8 50 (6.02%) Degree
9 40 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (4.70%) MCSA
11 38 (4.58%) CCNA
12 32 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (3.37%) MCTS
14 25 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (1.93%) CCA
16 16 (1.93%) PMI Certification
17 13 (1.57%) MCSD
18 12 (1.45%) PMP
19 10 (1.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.30%) SLA
2 38 (4.58%) PCI DSS
3 36 (4.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (3.37%) QA
5 10 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 233 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (18.43%) Hyper-V
3 94 (11.33%) VMware ESXi
4 72 (8.67%) vSphere
5 66 (7.95%) XenApp
6 62 (7.47%) XenDesktop
7 57 (6.87%) VMware ESX
8 48 (5.78%) ISA Server
9 22 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (2.65%) KVM
10 17 (2.05%) Terminal Server
11 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (1.57%) XenServer
12 13 (1.57%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.20%) NFS
14 8 (0.96%) vCloud
15 7 (0.84%) Xen
16 6 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.48%) UAG
17 4 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 150 (18.07%) SCCM
2 59 (7.11%) SCOM
3 45 (5.42%) NetBackup
4 34 (4.10%) WSUS
5 32 (3.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (3.37%) ARCserve
7 25 (3.01%) EMC NetWorker
8 20 (2.41%) Backup Exec
9 13 (1.57%) HP SIM
10 12 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.96%) Netcool
12 8 (0.96%) DameWare
13 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.72%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.60%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 4 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 4 (0.48%) Plesk
Vendors
1 520 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 359 (43.25%) VMware
3 204 (24.58%) Citrix
4 106 (12.77%) Cisco
5 90 (10.84%) HP
6 60 (7.23%) Oracle
7 59 (7.11%) EMC
8 40 (4.82%) Websense
8 40 (4.82%) F5
9 38 (4.58%) Fujitsu
10 33 (3.98%) Veritas
10 33 (3.98%) Symantec
11 32 (3.86%) Dell
12 30 (3.61%) ServiceNow
13 28 (3.37%) McAfee
14 26 (3.13%) Red Hat
15 25 (3.01%) CheckPoint
16 24 (2.89%) Juniper
16 24 (2.89%) WatchGuard
16 24 (2.89%) Meridio
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent Base+Bonus+Further Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25K to 40K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 15 days ago