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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 437 378 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.37% 6.88% 6.43%
As % of the System Software category 55.25% 50.74% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 280 277 312
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,041 £24,425
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
791 745 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.34% 13.57% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 531 558 518
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 £26,500 £29,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 164 £35,000 - 18
Bracknell +10 118 £26,000 -35.00% 4
Slough -3 31 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Wokingham +3 22 £30,000 +27.65% 1
Newbury 0 22 £31,500 -8.02%
Maidenhead -30 16 £25,000 -54.54% 4
Windsor - 9 £26,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 721 (85.53%) Windows
2 542 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 391 (46.38%) VMware
4 325 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 309 (36.65%) MS Exchange
6 295 (34.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 292 (34.64%) DNS
8 272 (32.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 258 (30.60%) SQL
10 240 (28.47%) Citrix
11 237 (28.11%) Security Cleared
12 222 (26.33%) MS Excel
13 205 (24.32%) SC Cleared
14 197 (23.37%) DHCP
15 170 (20.17%) Windows 7
16 168 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 163 (19.34%) ITIL
18 162 (19.22%) DV Cleared
19 161 (19.10%) SCCM
20 157 (18.62%) TCP/IP
21 156 (18.51%) Hyper-V
22 153 (18.15%) Finance
23 151 (17.91%) Windows XP
23 151 (17.91%) SQL Server
24 145 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
25 139 (16.49%) PowerShell
26 131 (15.54%) IIS
27 130 (15.42%) MS Office
27 130 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2003
28 129 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 309 (36.65%) MS Exchange
2 168 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (15.54%) IIS
4 130 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 129 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 119 (14.12%) SharePoint
7 88 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 64 (7.59%) Lync
9 59 (7.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 52 (6.17%) Apache
11 35 (4.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 26 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 23 (2.73%) Tomcat
14 21 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2000
15 18 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (1.78%) Live Communications Server
17 12 (1.42%) IBM Notes
18 10 (1.19%) WebLogic
19 9 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
20 8 (0.95%) Documentum
Applications
1 222 (26.33%) MS Excel
2 130 (15.42%) MS Office
3 29 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.71%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.22%) Office 365
2 19 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.95%) SaaS
4 7 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.47%) IaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 292 (34.64%) DNS
2 197 (23.37%) DHCP
3 157 (18.62%) TCP/IP
4 121 (14.35%) Firewall
5 107 (12.69%) SAN
6 52 (6.17%) LAN
7 48 (5.69%) WAN
8 45 (5.34%) VPN
8 45 (5.34%) Network Security
9 35 (4.15%) VLAN
10 33 (3.91%) NAS
11 32 (3.80%) Wireless
12 31 (3.68%) LDAP
13 27 (3.20%) Internet
14 23 (2.73%) SMTP
15 22 (2.61%) Kerberos
16 20 (2.37%) VoIP
17 18 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (2.14%) WAAS
18 17 (2.02%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.58%) EDRMS
3 40 (4.74%) IDOL
4 39 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.19%) MS Access
9 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.83%) MySQL
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.36%) DB2
13 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 22 (2.61%) MSI
2 13 (1.54%) AQtime
2 13 (1.54%) WebLOAD
3 10 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.95%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.95%) WinRunner
6 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.71%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.47%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.12%) Selenium
9 1 (0.12%) Hudson
9 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 153 (18.15%) Finance
2 77 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 76 (9.02%) Retail
4 12 (1.42%) Advertising
4 12 (1.42%) Marketing
5 8 (0.95%) Legal
5 8 (0.95%) Electronics
6 7 (0.83%) German Language
6 7 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.36%) Back Office
8 3 (0.36%) Publishing
8 3 (0.36%) Banking
8 3 (0.36%) Billing
9 2 (0.24%) Games
9 2 (0.24%) Automotive
9 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.24%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 233 (27.64%) Support Engineer
2 100 (11.86%) Consultant
3 94 (11.15%) Analyst
4 75 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 67 (7.95%) Support Analyst
5 67 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 66 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 62 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 49 (5.81%) Administrator
9 48 (5.69%) Desktop Support
10 45 (5.34%) Technical Support
11 41 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 38 (4.51%) IT Support
13 37 (4.39%) Architect
14 32 (3.80%) Server Engineer
14 32 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
15 26 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
15 26 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
15 26 (3.08%) Integration Engineer
16 25 (2.97%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.39%) .NET
2 24 (2.85%) HTML
3 21 (2.49%) Web Services
4 17 (2.02%) MAPI
4 17 (2.02%) HTML5
5 15 (1.78%) J2EE
6 13 (1.54%) XML
7 12 (1.42%) COM
8 11 (1.30%) Ajax
9 10 (1.19%) WebSockets
9 10 (1.19%) WCF
10 8 (0.95%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.83%) SAML
11 7 (0.83%) WSDL
11 7 (0.83%) CSS
11 7 (0.83%) jQuery
11 7 (0.83%) CSS3
12 4 (0.47%) CGI
12 4 (0.47%) ADO.NET
12 4 (0.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.24%) Clustering
2 54 (6.41%) Statistics
3 53 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.15%) Blackberry
5 26 (3.08%) PKI
6 22 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.37%) Thin Client
7 20 (2.37%) Fat Client
8 18 (2.14%) Replication
9 14 (1.66%) CLARiiON
10 10 (1.19%) SCORM
10 10 (1.19%) E-Learning
10 10 (1.19%) Celerra
10 10 (1.19%) Firmware
11 9 (1.07%) Learning Management System
12 8 (0.95%) FlexPod
13 6 (0.71%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.59%) IPTV
14 5 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 721 (85.53%) Windows
2 325 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 272 (32.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 170 (20.17%) Windows 7
5 151 (17.91%) Windows XP
6 145 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (11.27%) Linux
8 48 (5.69%) Windows 8
9 47 (5.58%) Windows 2000
10 36 (4.27%) UNIX
11 29 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (1.90%) Windows Vista
13 14 (1.66%) Solaris
14 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.36%) Android
15 3 (0.36%) CentOS
16 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (19.34%) ITIL
2 88 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 60 (7.12%) Incident Management
4 54 (6.41%) Mentoring
5 48 (5.69%) Time Management
6 46 (5.46%) Migration
7 42 (4.98%) Software Distribution
8 41 (4.86%) Change Management
9 39 (4.63%) Data Security
9 39 (4.63%) Coaching
10 32 (3.80%) Change Control
11 29 (3.44%) Service Delivery
12 28 (3.32%) Kalman Filter
13 24 (2.85%) Identity Management
13 24 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (2.73%) Project Management
15 21 (2.49%) Configuration Management
16 20 (2.37%) Problem Management
17 19 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 258 (30.60%) SQL
2 139 (16.49%) PowerShell
3 36 (4.27%) VB
4 34 (4.03%) VBScript
5 27 (3.20%) C#
6 16 (1.90%) C++
7 14 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.07%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.95%) Ruby
9 8 (0.95%) Python
10 7 (0.83%) Perl
10 7 (0.83%) Java
11 6 (0.71%) C
12 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.12%) Korn
14 1 (0.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 237 (28.11%) Security Cleared
2 205 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 162 (19.22%) DV Cleared
4 123 (14.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 101 (11.98%) MCSE
6 67 (7.95%) MCITP
7 58 (6.88%) MCP
8 55 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (5.10%) Degree
10 36 (4.27%) CCNA
10 36 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (4.27%) MCTS
11 28 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
12 26 (3.08%) MCSA
13 25 (2.97%) CCA
14 24 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (2.14%) VTSP
15 18 (2.14%) NCDA
15 18 (2.14%) NCIE
16 16 (1.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.10%) PCI DSS
2 40 (4.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 38 (4.51%) SLA
4 29 (3.44%) QA
5 11 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.36%) COBIT
6 3 (0.36%) GPG13
7 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 295 (34.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (18.51%) Hyper-V
3 93 (11.03%) VMware ESXi
4 78 (9.25%) VMware ESX
5 67 (7.95%) vSphere
6 65 (7.71%) ISA Server
7 64 (7.59%) XenApp
8 58 (6.88%) XenDesktop
9 22 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 19 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (2.14%) vCloud
11 18 (2.14%) KVM
12 15 (1.78%) Terminal Services
13 13 (1.54%) Terminal Server
14 11 (1.30%) NFS
14 11 (1.30%) XenServer
15 6 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.59%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 161 (19.10%) SCCM
2 76 (9.02%) NetBackup
3 55 (6.52%) SCOM
4 50 (5.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 33 (3.91%) WSUS
6 25 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 25 (2.97%) ARCserve
7 23 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (1.78%) Netcool
10 13 (1.54%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 11 (1.30%) HP SIM
13 10 (1.19%) Unicenter
14 9 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.59%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.59%) SCOrch
16 4 (0.47%) Windows Intune
16 4 (0.47%) DameWare
Vendors
1 542 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 391 (46.38%) VMware
3 240 (28.47%) Citrix
4 115 (13.64%) Cisco
5 104 (12.34%) HP
6 85 (10.08%) Oracle
7 76 (9.02%) Fujitsu
8 74 (8.78%) EMC
9 60 (7.12%) Veritas
10 55 (6.52%) Meridio
11 36 (4.27%) Dell
12 35 (4.15%) F5
13 34 (4.03%) Juniper
14 32 (3.80%) Red Hat
15 31 (3.68%) NetApp
16 30 (3.56%) Websense
17 28 (3.32%) McAfee
18 27 (3.20%) ServiceNow
19 24 (2.85%) IBM
20 23 (2.73%) Symantec
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Car Allowance, Private Health, Pension, Life C
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + £6k car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 7 days ago