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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 435 381 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.43% 6.68% 6.34%
As % of the System Software category 54.44% 49.54% 58.98%
Number of salaries quoted 284 285 301
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,193 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
799 769 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.66% 13.49% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 542 579 510
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 October 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 October 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 +4 173 £36,750 -5.16% 22
Bracknell +11 121 £25,000 -37.50% 5
Slough -5 31 £44,000 +3.52% 3
Wokingham +2 21 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Newbury -10 12 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Maidenhead -32 12 £25,000 -50.00% 4
Windsor - 9 £26,000 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 737 (85.40%) Windows
2 557 (64.54%) Microsoft
3 388 (44.96%) VMware
4 329 (38.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 314 (36.38%) MS Exchange
6 303 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 285 (33.02%) DNS
8 280 (32.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 263 (30.48%) SQL
10 251 (29.08%) Security Cleared
11 245 (28.39%) Citrix
12 224 (25.96%) MS Excel
13 217 (25.14%) SC Cleared
14 188 (21.78%) DHCP
15 183 (21.21%) Windows 7
16 172 (19.93%) DV Cleared
17 171 (19.81%) ITIL
18 170 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
19 169 (19.58%) SCCM
20 160 (18.54%) Windows XP
21 156 (18.08%) Finance
22 154 (17.84%) SQL Server
23 152 (17.61%) TCP/IP
23 152 (17.61%) Hyper-V
24 146 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
25 139 (16.11%) PowerShell
26 134 (15.53%) IIS
27 131 (15.18%) MS Office
28 130 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
29 125 (14.48%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 314 (36.38%) MS Exchange
2 170 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (15.53%) IIS
4 130 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 125 (14.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 112 (12.98%) SharePoint
7 90 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 64 (7.42%) Lync
9 56 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 53 (6.14%) Apache
11 36 (4.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 31 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (2.90%) Tomcat
13 25 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
14 18 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (1.97%) Live Communications Server
16 12 (1.39%) IBM Notes
17 11 (1.27%) WebLogic
18 9 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
18 9 (1.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 224 (25.96%) MS Excel
2 131 (15.18%) MS Office
3 28 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) MS Project
5 3 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.75%) Office 365
2 23 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.93%) IaaS
3 8 (0.93%) SaaS
4 7 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.58%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (33.02%) DNS
2 188 (21.78%) DHCP
3 152 (17.61%) TCP/IP
4 112 (12.98%) Firewall
5 98 (11.36%) SAN
6 56 (6.49%) LAN
7 52 (6.03%) WAN
8 43 (4.98%) Network Security
9 40 (4.63%) VPN
10 33 (3.82%) NAS
11 32 (3.71%) VLAN
12 29 (3.36%) Internet
13 28 (3.24%) Wireless
14 27 (3.13%) LDAP
15 23 (2.67%) SMTP
16 22 (2.55%) WAAS
16 22 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (2.55%) Kerberos
17 21 (2.43%) VoIP
18 18 (2.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.56%) EDRMS
3 41 (4.75%) IDOL
3 41 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.16%) MS Access
7 8 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.58%) MySQL
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.23%) DB2
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.55%) MSI
2 13 (1.51%) AQtime
2 13 (1.51%) WebLOAD
3 12 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (1.39%) LoadRunner
4 10 (1.16%) WinRunner
5 7 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.70%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (0.70%) TestDirector
7 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.12%) Hudson
8 1 (0.12%) Selenium
General
1 156 (18.08%) Finance
2 84 (9.73%) Retail
3 82 (9.50%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.39%) Marketing
5 11 (1.27%) Advertising
6 9 (1.04%) Legal
7 8 (0.93%) Electronics
8 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.35%) Back Office
10 3 (0.35%) Banking
10 3 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.23%) Hungarian Language
11 2 (0.23%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
11 2 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 244 (28.27%) Support Engineer
2 104 (12.05%) Consultant
3 102 (11.82%) Analyst
4 77 (8.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 74 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 69 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 63 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 61 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 48 (5.56%) Desktop Support
10 47 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 47 (5.45%) Technical Support
11 46 (5.33%) Architect
12 45 (5.21%) Administrator
13 39 (4.52%) IT Support
14 31 (3.59%) Server Engineer
15 29 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
16 27 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
16 27 (3.13%) Security Engineer
17 26 (3.01%) Integration Engineer
17 26 (3.01%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.94%) .NET
2 22 (2.55%) HTML
3 17 (1.97%) MAPI
4 16 (1.85%) Web Services
5 15 (1.74%) HTML5
5 15 (1.74%) J2EE
6 11 (1.27%) XML
6 11 (1.27%) COM
7 10 (1.16%) WCF
7 10 (1.16%) WebSockets
8 9 (1.04%) Ajax
9 7 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.58%) jQuery
10 5 (0.58%) CSS3
10 5 (0.58%) CSS
10 5 (0.58%) WSDL
10 5 (0.58%) SAML
11 4 (0.46%) CGI
11 4 (0.46%) Servlets
11 4 (0.46%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.42%) Clustering
2 54 (6.26%) Statistics
3 52 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.87%) Blackberry
5 34 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.67%) PKI
7 21 (2.43%) Thin Client
7 21 (2.43%) Fat Client
8 19 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.20%) Replication
9 16 (1.85%) CLARiiON
10 12 (1.39%) Celerra
11 10 (1.16%) E-Learning
11 10 (1.16%) SCORM
11 10 (1.16%) FlexPod
12 9 (1.04%) Learning Management System
13 5 (0.58%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.58%) iPhone
13 5 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 737 (85.40%) Windows
2 329 (38.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 280 (32.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 183 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 160 (18.54%) Windows XP
6 146 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 96 (11.12%) Linux
8 51 (5.91%) Windows 8
9 49 (5.68%) Windows 2000
10 36 (4.17%) UNIX
11 29 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.62%) Solaris
13 13 (1.51%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.35%) Android
16 3 (0.35%) CentOS
16 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.23%) VMS
17 2 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (19.81%) ITIL
2 89 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 62 (7.18%) Incident Management
4 55 (6.37%) Mentoring
5 50 (5.79%) Migration
6 48 (5.56%) Time Management
7 46 (5.33%) Software Distribution
8 43 (4.98%) Change Management
9 39 (4.52%) Coaching
10 37 (4.29%) Data Security
11 32 (3.71%) Change Control
12 27 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
13 24 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (2.78%) Project Management
13 24 (2.78%) Configuration Management
14 23 (2.67%) Service Delivery
15 22 (2.55%) Identity Management
16 21 (2.43%) Problem Management
17 18 (2.09%) Performance Monitoring
18 17 (1.97%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 263 (30.48%) SQL
2 139 (16.11%) PowerShell
3 36 (4.17%) VBScript
3 36 (4.17%) VB
4 23 (2.67%) C#
5 15 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 14 (1.62%) C++
7 9 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.93%) Ruby
8 8 (0.93%) Python
9 7 (0.81%) Perl
10 5 (0.58%) Java
10 5 (0.58%) C
11 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.35%) PHP
12 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.12%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 251 (29.08%) Security Cleared
2 217 (25.14%) SC Cleared
3 172 (19.93%) DV Cleared
4 118 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 101 (11.70%) MCSE
6 60 (6.95%) MCP
6 60 (6.95%) MCITP
6 60 (6.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (4.52%) Degree
8 33 (3.82%) MCTS
9 32 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (3.71%) CCNA
10 31 (3.59%) Citrix Certification
11 29 (3.36%) CCA
12 22 (2.55%) VTSP
12 22 (2.55%) NCDA
12 22 (2.55%) NCIE
12 22 (2.55%) MCSA
12 22 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (2.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.75%) PCI DSS
2 37 (4.29%) SLA
3 36 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (3.36%) QA
5 9 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.35%) GPG13
6 3 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 303 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (17.61%) Hyper-V
3 87 (10.08%) VMware ESXi
4 81 (9.39%) VMware ESX
5 66 (7.65%) vSphere
6 64 (7.42%) ISA Server
7 63 (7.30%) XenApp
8 56 (6.49%) XenDesktop
9 23 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 22 (2.55%) vCloud
11 18 (2.09%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.51%) XenServer
12 13 (1.51%) KVM
13 11 (1.27%) NFS
14 10 (1.16%) Terminal Server
14 10 (1.16%) Firmware
15 8 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.58%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 169 (19.58%) SCCM
2 76 (8.81%) NetBackup
3 64 (7.42%) SCOM
4 54 (6.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 31 (3.59%) WSUS
6 26 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 24 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
8 22 (2.55%) ARCserve
9 20 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (1.74%) Netcool
11 12 (1.39%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 10 (1.16%) Unicenter
13 10 (1.16%) HP SIM
14 8 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.93%) Windows Intune
14 8 (0.93%) SCOrch
14 8 (0.93%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 557 (64.54%) Microsoft
2 388 (44.96%) VMware
3 245 (28.39%) Citrix
4 119 (13.79%) Cisco
5 112 (12.98%) HP
6 86 (9.97%) Oracle
7 84 (9.73%) Fujitsu
8 74 (8.57%) EMC
9 61 (7.07%) Veritas
10 56 (6.49%) Meridio
11 37 (4.29%) Dell
11 37 (4.29%) NetApp
12 34 (3.94%) F5
13 33 (3.82%) Juniper
14 32 (3.71%) Red Hat
15 29 (3.36%) McAfee
16 27 (3.13%) Websense
17 25 (2.90%) IBM
17 25 (2.90%) ServiceNow
18 22 (2.55%) Symantec
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £44,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Salary: From £30,400 to £32,500 per annum plus generous pension and holidays
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44900.00 - £61200.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 7% On-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
WBRS
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus, private healthcare, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago