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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 341 346 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.92% 6.65% 8.15%
As % of the System Software category 51.12% 52.58% 58.35%
Number of salaries quoted 286 307 316
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
667 658 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.49% 12.65% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 564 519 569
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -10 109 £43,250 +16.10% 14
Maidenhead +3 68 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Slough +17 44 £43,750 +16.66% 4
Bracknell +7 40 £52,500 +36.36% 3
Newbury -2 8 £40,000 +58.41% 1
Windsor +2 7 £54,000 +18.68%
Thatcham 0 7 £29,000 +16.00%
Wokingham -10 2 £32,500 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 575 (83.94%) Windows
2 391 (57.08%) VMware
3 380 (55.47%) Windows Server
4 351 (51.24%) Microsoft
5 268 (39.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 219 (31.97%) Linux
7 194 (28.32%) SQL Server
7 194 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 188 (27.45%) Cisco
9 181 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 176 (25.69%) DNS
10 176 (25.69%) SQL
11 159 (23.21%) MS Exchange
12 154 (22.48%) Firewall
13 141 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 139 (20.29%) Office 365
15 136 (19.85%) vSphere
16 134 (19.56%) MS Excel
17 131 (19.12%) TCP/IP
18 130 (18.98%) Hyper-V
19 119 (17.37%) ITIL
20 118 (17.23%) DHCP
21 110 (16.06%) MCSE
22 108 (15.77%) SAN
23 107 (15.62%) Citrix
24 105 (15.33%) LAN
25 102 (14.89%) Finance
26 99 (14.45%) Presales
27 97 (14.16%) PowerShell
27 97 (14.16%) WAN

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
1 159 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 95 (13.87%) IIS
3 63 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 45 (6.57%) SharePoint
6 41 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 38 (5.55%) Skype for Business
8 20 (2.92%) Apache
9 17 (2.48%) nginx
9 17 (2.48%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.90%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.90%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.46%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.17%) IBM Notes
13 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.88%) CMS
15 5 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 134 (19.56%) MS Excel
2 53 (7.74%) MS Office
3 6 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 139 (20.29%) Office 365
2 69 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (3.80%) SaaS
6 19 (2.77%) IaaS
7 15 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (2.19%) IBM Cloud
7 15 (2.19%) SoftLayer
8 6 (0.88%) PaaS
9 5 (0.73%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.44%) Yammer
11 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.29%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 176 (25.69%) DNS
2 154 (22.48%) Firewall
3 131 (19.12%) TCP/IP
4 118 (17.23%) DHCP
5 108 (15.77%) SAN
6 105 (15.33%) LAN
7 97 (14.16%) WAN
8 59 (8.61%) VPN
9 46 (6.72%) Internet
10 40 (5.84%) LDAP
11 31 (4.53%) NAS
12 30 (4.38%) SMTP
13 29 (4.23%) Skype
14 25 (3.65%) Wireless
15 23 (3.36%) Network Security
16 22 (3.21%) FTP
17 16 (2.34%) Wireshark
18 13 (1.90%) VLAN
19 11 (1.61%) HTTP
20 10 (1.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 29 (4.23%) Big Data
3 29 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.94%) NoSQL
5 23 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (3.21%) Oracle Database
7 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.88%) InfluxDB
12 6 (0.88%) MySQL
13 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (2.04%) Vagrant
2 7 (1.02%) AQtime
2 7 (1.02%) WebLOAD
3 6 (0.88%) JIRA
4 4 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.44%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Ant
7 1 (0.15%) MSI
7 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 102 (14.89%) Finance
2 45 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.65%) Games
4 17 (2.48%) Banking
5 16 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.61%) Legal
7 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.02%) Retail
9 6 (0.88%) Marketing
9 6 (0.88%) Publishing
10 5 (0.73%) French Language
11 4 (0.58%) Electronics
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
12 3 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (30.66%) Support Engineer
2 109 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (12.26%) Analyst
4 73 (10.66%) IT Support
5 60 (8.76%) Technical Engineer
5 60 (8.76%) Technical Support
6 58 (8.47%) Support Analyst
7 57 (8.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 53 (7.74%) IT Engineer
8 53 (7.74%) Windows Engineer
9 52 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 52 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
9 52 (7.59%) VMware Engineer
10 51 (7.45%) Technical Support Engineer
11 48 (7.01%) Consultant
12 45 (6.57%) IT Analyst
12 45 (6.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 43 (6.28%) Server Engineer
14 42 (6.13%) IT Support Analyst
15 41 (5.99%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.53%) ZeroMQ
2 25 (3.65%) Web Services
3 23 (3.36%) Regular Expression
4 22 (3.21%) .NET
5 6 (0.88%) MAPI
6 5 (0.73%) XMPP
7 4 (0.58%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.58%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.58%) SailPoint
7 4 (0.58%) WCF
8 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.44%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.44%) HTML
8 3 (0.44%) libvirt
8 3 (0.44%) ODBC
8 3 (0.44%) XML
9 2 (0.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 63 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.99%) Clustering
4 36 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.09%) Cyberthreat
6 22 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.92%) PKI
8 19 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.34%) FlexPod
10 14 (2.04%) Cryptography
10 14 (2.04%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.90%) VCE vBlock
12 11 (1.61%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.61%) Replication
13 10 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.46%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.31%) Xbox
15 7 (1.02%) Fat Client
15 7 (1.02%) Thin Client
16 6 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 575 (83.94%) Windows
2 380 (55.47%) Windows Server
3 219 (31.97%) Linux
4 194 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 181 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 83 (12.12%) Windows 7
8 68 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (6.28%) CentOS
10 35 (5.11%) Windows 8
11 32 (4.67%) Unix
12 30 (4.38%) Windows 10
13 28 (4.09%) Windows XP
14 16 (2.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 15 (2.19%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.90%) AIX
16 13 (1.90%) Android
17 10 (1.46%) Ubuntu
18 7 (1.02%) Windows NT
18 7 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (17.37%) ITIL
2 99 (14.45%) Presales
3 56 (8.18%) Mentoring
4 51 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (6.28%) SIEM
6 41 (5.99%) Analytics
7 38 (5.55%) Virtual Environments
8 36 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 35 (5.11%) Project Management
10 29 (4.23%) Migration
11 28 (4.09%) Change Management
11 28 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (3.21%) Logistics
13 21 (3.07%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (3.07%) Validation
14 20 (2.92%) Service Management
15 19 (2.77%) Change Control
15 19 (2.77%) Identity Management
15 19 (2.77%) Incident Management
15 19 (2.77%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 176 (25.69%) SQL
2 97 (14.16%) PowerShell
3 65 (9.49%) Python
4 38 (5.55%) Bash Shell
5 30 (4.38%) Perl
6 20 (2.92%) Ruby
7 12 (1.75%) C#
8 10 (1.46%) C++
8 10 (1.46%) Java
8 10 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.31%) C
10 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.29%) VBScript
12 1 (0.15%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (16.06%) MCSE
3 83 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (11.82%) CCNA
5 79 (11.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 66 (9.64%) MCSA
7 64 (9.34%) MCITP
8 58 (8.47%) MCP
9 50 (7.30%) Degree
10 45 (6.57%) Security Cleared
11 33 (4.82%) CISSP
11 33 (4.82%) SC Cleared
12 20 (2.92%) CCNP
13 17 (2.48%) RHCA
14 16 (2.34%) CEH
14 16 (2.34%) CISA
15 14 (2.04%) RHCSA
15 14 (2.04%) VCDX
16 13 (1.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.05%) SLA
2 41 (5.99%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.17%) QA
6 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.44%) GAMP
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO19770
System Software
1 268 (39.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (19.85%) vSphere
3 130 (18.98%) Hyper-V
4 46 (6.72%) vCloud
5 41 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (5.11%) VMware ESX
7 32 (4.67%) Firmware
8 27 (3.94%) XenApp
9 15 (2.19%) Terminal Services
10 14 (2.04%) Docker
11 13 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (1.75%) XenDesktop
13 10 (1.46%) XenServer
14 8 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.88%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.88%) Samba
16 4 (0.58%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (7.74%) SCCM
2 23 (3.36%) WSUS
3 20 (2.92%) Puppet
4 17 (2.48%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.34%) SCOM
6 14 (2.04%) Ansible
7 13 (1.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 12 (1.75%) Nessus
9 11 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (1.31%) Nmap
11 9 (1.31%) Perfmon
11 9 (1.31%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (1.02%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.88%) DameWare
14 5 (0.73%) Legato
14 5 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 391 (57.08%) VMware
2 351 (51.24%) Microsoft
3 188 (27.45%) Cisco
4 107 (15.62%) Citrix
5 67 (9.78%) Red Hat
6 57 (8.32%) Oracle
7 48 (7.01%) HP
8 29 (4.23%) Apple
9 26 (3.80%) Google
10 23 (3.36%) EMC
10 23 (3.36%) Symantec
10 23 (3.36%) Veeam
11 22 (3.21%) Dell
11 22 (3.21%) NetApp
12 21 (3.07%) LogRhythm
12 21 (3.07%) Veritas
13 20 (2.92%) IBM
14 18 (2.63%) Juniper
15 16 (2.34%) CheckPoint
16 14 (2.04%) Nimsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £21500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + annual bonus, dental, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life Insurance, Company Pension Sche
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Engage Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Engage Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: 25 days ago
Slough
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago