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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 322 397 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.25% 7.68% 7.52%
As % of the System Software category 49.09% 62.13% 56.78%
Number of salaries quoted 286 316 319
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
656 639 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.76% 12.37% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 561 464 552
Median salary £43,000 £44,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.91% +1.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -23 92 £40,000 +25.00% 13
Bracknell +14 57 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Maidenhead -3 32 £60,000 - 10
Wokingham +1 27 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Slough +3 26 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Newbury +18 18 £26,500 -38.72% 2
Thatcham - 10 £28,000 -
Windsor +17 4 £36,250 +45.00%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 645 (87.16%) Windows
2 454 (61.35%) Windows Server
3 451 (60.95%) Microsoft
4 380 (51.35%) VMware
5 251 (33.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 238 (32.16%) SQL
7 221 (29.86%) MS Exchange
8 213 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 210 (28.38%) Firewall
10 202 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 191 (25.81%) MS Excel
12 181 (24.46%) DNS
13 175 (23.65%) SQL Server
14 160 (21.62%) Linux
15 157 (21.22%) Cisco
16 155 (20.95%) ITIL
17 148 (20.00%) LAN
18 147 (19.86%) Hyper-V
19 143 (19.32%) WAN
20 136 (18.38%) SAN
21 121 (16.35%) DHCP
22 117 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2010
23 107 (14.46%) TCP/IP
23 107 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
24 105 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
24 105 (14.19%) VMware ESXi
25 103 (13.92%) MS Office
26 102 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2013
27 100 (13.51%) Citrix
28 94 (12.70%) IIS

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
1 221 (29.86%) MS Exchange
2 117 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 94 (12.70%) IIS
5 62 (8.38%) Skype for Business
6 58 (7.84%) SharePoint
7 26 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (2.84%) Apache
8 21 (2.84%) Tomcat
9 20 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.76%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.35%) WebLogic
13 9 (1.22%) IBM Domino
13 9 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.95%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 191 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 103 (13.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.08%) Office 365
2 56 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.76%) SaaS
5 9 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.68%) IaaS
7 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.54%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.41%) PaaS
9 2 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 210 (28.38%) Firewall
2 181 (24.46%) DNS
3 148 (20.00%) LAN
4 143 (19.32%) WAN
5 136 (18.38%) SAN
6 121 (16.35%) DHCP
7 107 (14.46%) TCP/IP
8 48 (6.49%) NAS
9 45 (6.08%) Internet
10 41 (5.54%) VPN
11 34 (4.59%) Skype
12 27 (3.65%) iSCSI
13 25 (3.38%) SSL
13 25 (3.38%) Wireless
14 23 (3.11%) SMTP
14 23 (3.11%) VLAN
15 22 (2.97%) Network Security
16 21 (2.84%) HTTP
17 19 (2.57%) LDAP
18 16 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.89%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (1.49%) Big Data
12 11 (1.49%) MySQL
13 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.95%) Power BI
14 7 (0.95%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.81%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (1.76%) AQtime
1 13 (1.76%) WebLOAD
2 8 (1.08%) JIRA
3 7 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.54%) Subversion
5 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.14%) MorphX
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (7.43%) Finance
2 23 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.03%) Retail
5 13 (1.76%) Marketing
6 8 (1.08%) Electronics
6 8 (1.08%) Legal
6 8 (1.08%) Publishing
7 5 (0.68%) Banking
8 4 (0.54%) German Language
8 4 (0.54%) Law
8 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.41%) Billing
9 3 (0.41%) French Language
9 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 212 (28.65%) Support Engineer
2 97 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 82 (11.08%) Technical Support
4 76 (10.27%) IT Support
5 73 (9.86%) VMware Engineer
6 72 (9.73%) IT Engineer
6 72 (9.73%) Technical Engineer
7 70 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 69 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 67 (9.05%) Analyst
10 64 (8.65%) Technical Support Engineer
11 63 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
12 56 (7.57%) Support Analyst
13 54 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 51 (6.89%) IT Support Engineer
15 47 (6.35%) Administrator
16 46 (6.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 41 (5.54%) Desktop Support
18 40 (5.41%) Exchange Support
18 40 (5.41%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.86%) .NET
2 30 (4.05%) Web Services
3 20 (2.70%) Regular Expression
4 18 (2.43%) Middleware
5 12 (1.62%) MAPI
5 12 (1.62%) ZeroMQ
6 11 (1.49%) WCF
7 10 (1.35%) XMPP
8 7 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.95%) HTML
8 7 (0.95%) MDX
9 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.54%) CSS
9 4 (0.54%) SAML
10 3 (0.41%) libvirt
10 3 (0.41%) POSIX
10 3 (0.41%) XML
11 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.27%) JSON
11 2 (0.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.59%) Clustering
5 28 (3.78%) Replication
6 25 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 20 (2.70%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.43%) Microsoft Licensing
9 14 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.49%) EqualLogic
10 11 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.08%) PKI
13 7 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.95%) Fintech
14 6 (0.81%) NHS
15 5 (0.68%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.68%) HP Storage
15 5 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 645 (87.16%) Windows
2 454 (61.35%) Windows Server
3 251 (33.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 202 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 160 (21.62%) Linux
6 107 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (11.62%) Windows 7
8 44 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 41 (5.54%) Windows 10
10 35 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (4.59%) Unix
12 29 (3.92%) Windows XP
13 22 (2.97%) Apple iOS
13 22 (2.97%) Mac OS X
14 20 (2.70%) Android
15 12 (1.62%) Mac OS
16 10 (1.35%) CentOS
16 10 (1.35%) Windows NT
17 9 (1.22%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (20.95%) ITIL
2 67 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 61 (8.24%) Presales
4 52 (7.03%) Migration
5 42 (5.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 41 (5.54%) Service Delivery
7 35 (4.73%) ITIL V3
7 35 (4.73%) Mentoring
8 34 (4.59%) Change Management
8 34 (4.59%) Information Security
9 31 (4.19%) Problem Management
10 29 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (3.92%) Data Management
11 28 (3.78%) Service Management
12 27 (3.65%) Logistics
13 24 (3.24%) Asset Management
14 22 (2.97%) Incident Management
14 22 (2.97%) Risk Analysis
14 22 (2.97%) Software Licensing
15 21 (2.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (32.16%) SQL
2 71 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.51%) C#
4 22 (2.97%) Python
5 20 (2.70%) Ruby
6 19 (2.57%) Perl
7 17 (2.30%) C++
8 16 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.89%) VBScript
10 12 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.35%) C
12 7 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (0.95%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.81%) Java
14 5 (0.68%) VB
15 3 (0.41%) PHP
16 2 (0.27%) Google Apps Script
16 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.27%) VBA
17 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 105 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (9.86%) Degree
3 63 (8.51%) MCSE
4 45 (6.08%) MCITP
5 41 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (5.14%) CCNA
7 34 (4.59%) Security Cleared
8 30 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (3.92%) MCSA
10 27 (3.65%) MCP
11 26 (3.51%) CISSP
12 25 (3.38%) SC Cleared
13 11 (1.49%) MOS
14 10 (1.35%) CEH
14 10 (1.35%) MCTS
15 9 (1.22%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.81%) CCNP
17 6 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (11.08%) SLA
2 16 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.89%) QA
4 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO19770
8 1 (0.14%) FISMA
8 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) SAS 70
System Software
1 213 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (19.86%) Hyper-V
3 105 (14.19%) VMware ESXi
4 75 (10.14%) vSphere
5 59 (7.97%) VMware ESX
6 20 (2.70%) XenApp
7 16 (2.16%) NFS
8 14 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (1.62%) Samba
11 9 (1.22%) Terminal Server
11 9 (1.22%) XenServer
12 7 (0.95%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.68%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.68%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.68%) Squid
14 5 (0.68%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.54%) NDS
15 4 (0.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 91 (12.30%) SCCM
2 47 (6.35%) SCOM
3 35 (4.73%) Backup Exec
4 25 (3.38%) SCVMM
5 21 (2.84%) NetBackup
6 19 (2.57%) Puppet
7 18 (2.43%) Simpana
8 17 (2.30%) Windows Intune
9 15 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
10 14 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (1.89%) WSUS
11 13 (1.76%) Perfmon
12 12 (1.62%) Legato
12 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (1.08%) Nmap
14 6 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 5 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 5 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 451 (60.95%) Microsoft
2 380 (51.35%) VMware
3 157 (21.22%) Cisco
4 100 (13.51%) Citrix
5 85 (11.49%) HP
6 54 (7.30%) Dell
6 54 (7.30%) Veeam
7 50 (6.76%) Oracle
8 49 (6.62%) EMC
9 43 (5.81%) Red Hat
10 35 (4.73%) IBM
11 34 (4.59%) Symantec
12 28 (3.78%) Apple
13 23 (3.11%) Juniper
14 22 (2.97%) Remedy
15 21 (2.84%) NetApp
15 21 (2.84%) Polycom
16 19 (2.57%) arcserve
17 17 (2.30%) CommVault
18 16 (2.16%) Forcepoint
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
DS Smith
Salary: Up to £30K, bonus up to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: healthy bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Bens, Bonus + Training.
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Bens, Bonus + Training.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Iress
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +£6k car allowance & other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-70,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per day + Dep on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits & £6k car
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO LT
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Create IT LTD
Salary: From £17,500 to £23,000 per annum DoE. Healthcare after 12 months
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: Salary Competitive with Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: Salary Competitive with Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: salary depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago