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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 378 432 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.78% 7.80% 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 51.85% 61.02% 60.88%
Number of salaries quoted 339 338 359
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,956 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
729 708 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.01% 12.78% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 633 519 574
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,800 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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 -11 122 £38,000 +8.57% 10
Bracknell +14 69 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Maidenhead -9 32 £60,000 - 4
Wokingham +2 31 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Slough -6 28 £33,250 -18.40% 4
Newbury +4 18 £28,750 -11.53% 4
Thatcham - 7 £28,000 - 1
Windsor +21 5 £35,000 -10.82%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 688 (85.36%) Windows
2 490 (60.79%) Microsoft
3 487 (60.42%) Windows Server
4 422 (52.36%) VMware
5 273 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 250 (31.02%) MS Exchange
7 249 (30.89%) SQL
8 244 (30.27%) Firewall
9 232 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 227 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 213 (26.43%) MS Excel
12 195 (24.19%) DNS
13 190 (23.57%) Linux
14 174 (21.59%) ITIL
14 174 (21.59%) LAN
15 173 (21.46%) SQL Server
16 168 (20.84%) WAN
17 167 (20.72%) Cisco
18 160 (19.85%) Hyper-V
19 144 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2010
20 142 (17.62%) SAN
21 132 (16.38%) TCP/IP
22 128 (15.88%) Windows Server 2003
23 126 (15.63%) DHCP
24 121 (15.01%) Exchange Server 2013
25 116 (14.39%) VMware ESXi
26 107 (13.28%) Citrix
27 105 (13.03%) SCCM
28 104 (12.90%) Data Centre
28 104 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 250 (31.02%) MS Exchange
2 144 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (15.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 100 (12.41%) IIS
5 65 (8.06%) Skype for Business
6 55 (6.82%) SharePoint
7 33 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (3.72%) Apache
9 27 (3.35%) Tomcat
10 26 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (2.36%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.99%) WebLogic
13 13 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (1.36%) IBM Domino
15 10 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
17 8 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.87%) IBM Notes
18 7 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
19 6 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 213 (26.43%) MS Excel
2 103 (12.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 76 (9.43%) Office 365
2 67 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.86%) SaaS
5 7 (0.87%) IaaS
6 6 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.37%) PaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 244 (30.27%) Firewall
2 195 (24.19%) DNS
3 174 (21.59%) LAN
4 168 (20.84%) WAN
5 142 (17.62%) SAN
6 132 (16.38%) TCP/IP
7 126 (15.63%) DHCP
8 46 (5.71%) NAS
9 43 (5.33%) Internet
10 40 (4.96%) VPN
11 34 (4.22%) Skype
12 31 (3.85%) iSCSI
13 29 (3.60%) Wireless
14 28 (3.47%) LDAP
15 27 (3.35%) Network Security
15 27 (3.35%) SSL
16 25 (3.10%) SMTP
17 22 (2.73%) VLAN
18 21 (2.61%) HTTP
19 18 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.74%) MySQL
10 13 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (1.36%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.87%) Power BI
12 7 (0.87%) PowerPivot
12 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.74%) Big Data
13 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.25%) MS Access
14 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (1.61%) AQtime
1 13 (1.61%) WebLOAD
2 9 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.99%) JIRA
4 6 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.50%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.50%) Subversion
6 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.25%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.25%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.12%) MorphX
8 1 (0.12%) MSI
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (6.58%) Finance
2 20 (2.48%) Manufacturing
2 20 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.86%) Retail
4 12 (1.49%) Marketing
5 11 (1.36%) German Language
6 9 (1.12%) Legal
7 8 (0.99%) Electronics
8 7 (0.87%) Publishing
9 6 (0.74%) Law
10 5 (0.62%) Banking
10 5 (0.62%) Billing
11 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.37%) French Language
12 3 (0.37%) Games
12 3 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 228 (28.29%) Support Engineer
2 110 (13.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 89 (11.04%) Technical Support
4 81 (10.05%) IT Support
5 79 (9.80%) Technical Engineer
6 78 (9.68%) Analyst
6 78 (9.68%) IT Engineer
7 74 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
8 73 (9.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 73 (9.06%) VMware Engineer
9 71 (8.81%) Technical Support Engineer
10 70 (8.68%) Windows Engineer
11 60 (7.44%) Support Analyst
12 57 (7.07%) IT Support Engineer
13 54 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support
14 51 (6.33%) Administrator
15 48 (5.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 43 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 42 (5.21%) Desktop Support
18 41 (5.09%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.47%) .NET
2 32 (3.97%) Web Services
3 26 (3.23%) Middleware
4 16 (1.99%) Regular Expression
5 12 (1.49%) MAPI
6 11 (1.36%) WCF
6 11 (1.36%) XMPP
7 7 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.87%) MDX
7 7 (0.87%) ZeroMQ
8 6 (0.74%) HTML
9 4 (0.50%) SAML
10 3 (0.37%) CSS
10 3 (0.37%) libvirt
10 3 (0.37%) POSIX
11 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.25%) LAMP
11 2 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.25%) WinForms
11 2 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 49 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.84%) Clustering
3 39 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.60%) Replication
5 28 (3.47%) Driving Licence
6 23 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 22 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (2.23%) Microsoft Licensing
9 11 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.24%) EqualLogic
11 9 (1.12%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.87%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.87%) Fintech
12 7 (0.87%) NHS
12 7 (0.87%) PKI
12 7 (0.87%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.62%) FMCG
13 5 (0.62%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 688 (85.36%) Windows
2 487 (60.42%) Windows Server
3 273 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 227 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 190 (23.57%) Linux
6 128 (15.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 95 (11.79%) Windows 7
8 45 (5.58%) Windows 8
9 44 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (4.96%) Unix
11 37 (4.59%) Windows 10
12 26 (3.23%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.48%) Mac OS X
14 19 (2.36%) Apple iOS
15 17 (2.11%) Android
16 12 (1.49%) CentOS
16 12 (1.49%) Mac OS
16 12 (1.49%) Solaris
17 9 (1.12%) Windows NT
18 7 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (21.59%) ITIL
2 75 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 60 (7.44%) Presales
4 58 (7.20%) Migration
5 49 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 39 (4.84%) ITIL V3
7 38 (4.71%) Mentoring
8 37 (4.59%) Information Security
9 36 (4.47%) Change Management
9 36 (4.47%) Service Delivery
10 35 (4.34%) Problem Management
11 33 (4.09%) Service Management
12 31 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
13 29 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (3.47%) Data Management
15 26 (3.23%) Logistics
16 25 (3.10%) Incident Management
17 23 (2.85%) Project Management
18 22 (2.73%) Asset Management
18 22 (2.73%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 249 (30.89%) SQL
2 77 (9.55%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.35%) Ruby
4 26 (3.23%) C#
5 19 (2.36%) Perl
6 17 (2.11%) C++
7 16 (1.99%) Python
7 16 (1.99%) VBScript
8 15 (1.86%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.99%) C
11 7 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.74%) VB
13 5 (0.62%) Java
13 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.37%) PHP
15 2 (0.25%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.25%) VBA
16 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 104 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (9.18%) Degree
3 57 (7.07%) MCSE
4 48 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (4.96%) CCNA
6 38 (4.71%) MCITP
7 35 (4.34%) MCSA
7 35 (4.34%) Security Cleared
8 28 (3.47%) SC Cleared
9 26 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (2.98%) CISSP
11 20 (2.48%) MCP
12 13 (1.61%) A+ Certification
12 13 (1.61%) MCTS
13 12 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.49%) MOS
14 10 (1.24%) CEH
15 7 (0.87%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.87%) VCP5
16 6 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (11.17%) SLA
2 14 (1.74%) QA
3 13 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) FISMA
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 232 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (19.85%) Hyper-V
3 116 (14.39%) VMware ESXi
4 81 (10.05%) vSphere
5 70 (8.68%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.73%) XenApp
7 17 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 15 (1.86%) NFS
9 12 (1.49%) Samba
10 11 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (1.24%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.12%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.12%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.12%) XenServer
13 8 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.62%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.62%) Squid
14 5 (0.62%) Xen
15 4 (0.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 4 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 105 (13.03%) SCCM
2 59 (7.32%) SCOM
3 43 (5.33%) Backup Exec
4 31 (3.85%) SCVMM
5 27 (3.35%) Puppet
6 23 (2.85%) Windows Intune
7 20 (2.48%) NetBackup
8 18 (2.23%) Simpana
9 16 (1.99%) WSUS
10 13 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
10 13 (1.61%) Perfmon
11 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (1.12%) Legato
14 8 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.99%) Nmap
15 7 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
15 7 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
16 5 (0.62%) Cacti
16 5 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 490 (60.79%) Microsoft
2 422 (52.36%) VMware
3 167 (20.72%) Cisco
4 107 (13.28%) Citrix
5 94 (11.66%) HP
6 63 (7.82%) Dell
7 61 (7.57%) Oracle
8 59 (7.32%) EMC
9 53 (6.58%) Veeam
10 51 (6.33%) Red Hat
11 38 (4.71%) IBM
12 37 (4.59%) Symantec
13 30 (3.72%) NetApp
14 28 (3.47%) Apple
15 27 (3.35%) Juniper
16 26 (3.23%) Remedy
17 23 (2.85%) RightScale
18 21 (2.61%) arcserve
19 19 (2.36%) Polycom
20 16 (1.99%) Forcepoint
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum Health, Pension, stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Please quote
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Mint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Thatcham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £19000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Landesk Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Landesk Software
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance, Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Netwrix UK Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum Incentive bonus/ uncapped comp plan.
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £5,100 car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 25 days ago