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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Berkshire
Rank 16 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 300 434 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.75% 8.40% 7.86%
As % of the System Software category 52.36% 55.78% 57.81%
Number of salaries quoted 265 376 325
Median salary £40,000 £41,125 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
573 778 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.72% 15.06% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 477 683 568
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -1 100 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Maidenhead +13 58 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Slough +33 44 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bracknell -25 23 £38,000 -10.58% 4
Wokingham +2 19 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Newbury +1 8 £37,000 +15.62% 1
Windsor +4 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Ascot -8 3 £25,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £33,500 - 2
Hungerford - 1 £45,000 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 524 (88.96%) Windows
2 354 (60.10%) Windows Server
3 280 (47.54%) Microsoft
4 277 (47.03%) VMware
5 184 (31.24%) SQL Server
6 178 (30.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 177 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 167 (28.35%) DNS
9 160 (27.16%) Hyper-V
10 148 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 144 (24.45%) MS Exchange
12 138 (23.43%) Linux
13 134 (22.75%) Firewall
14 133 (22.58%) SQL
15 125 (21.22%) Cisco
16 120 (20.37%) TCP/IP
17 119 (20.20%) Office 365
18 115 (19.52%) Windows 7
19 113 (19.19%) MS Excel
20 101 (17.15%) Microsoft Certification
21 91 (15.45%) DHCP
22 86 (14.60%) LAN
23 84 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
24 82 (13.92%) SAN
25 81 (13.75%) ITIL
26 80 (13.58%) MCSE
27 71 (12.05%) WAN
28 62 (10.53%) CISSP
29 60 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
29 60 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 144 (24.45%) MS Exchange
2 60 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (9.51%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (7.81%) IIS
6 45 (7.64%) Skype for Business
7 26 (4.41%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.55%) Apache
9 13 (2.21%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (2.04%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.70%) IBM Notes
11 10 (1.70%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.53%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.51%) Documentum
16 3 (0.51%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 113 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.45%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.68%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 119 (20.20%) Office 365
2 84 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.57%) IaaS
5 20 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.89%) SaaS
7 11 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.70%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (1.70%) SoftLayer
9 8 (1.36%) PaaS
10 6 (1.02%) Yammer
11 4 (0.68%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.17%) G Suite
13 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 167 (28.35%) DNS
2 134 (22.75%) Firewall
3 120 (20.37%) TCP/IP
4 91 (15.45%) DHCP
5 86 (14.60%) LAN
6 82 (13.92%) SAN
7 71 (12.05%) WAN
8 48 (8.15%) VPN
9 41 (6.96%) Network Security
10 35 (5.94%) NAS
11 33 (5.60%) Skype
11 33 (5.60%) VLAN
12 25 (4.24%) Wireless
13 24 (4.07%) Internet
14 22 (3.74%) SMTP
15 17 (2.89%) SSL
16 15 (2.55%) VoIP
17 14 (2.38%) HTTP
18 12 (2.04%) SSH
19 11 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (31.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.40%) InfluxDB
6 19 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (2.89%) Big Data
8 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.85%) MySQL
12 4 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.87%) Vagrant
2 9 (1.53%) JIRA
3 5 (0.85%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.85%) WebLOAD
3 5 (0.85%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.51%) AQtime
5 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (6.45%) Finance
2 21 (3.57%) Games
3 20 (3.40%) German Language
4 18 (3.06%) French Language
5 14 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.87%) Legal
7 8 (1.36%) Advertising
7 8 (1.36%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.19%) Automotive
8 7 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
9 6 (1.02%) Law
10 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Marketing
11 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (33.96%) Support Engineer
2 90 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (10.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 58 (9.85%) Analyst
5 57 (9.68%) IT Support
5 57 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
6 54 (9.17%) Technical Support
6 54 (9.17%) Windows Engineer
7 53 (9.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 49 (8.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 45 (7.64%) Support Analyst
10 43 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 41 (6.96%) IT Engineer
12 35 (5.94%) Applications Support
13 34 (5.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 33 (5.60%) Windows Support Engineer
15 32 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
16 31 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
17 29 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 29 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.60%) .NET
2 24 (4.07%) Web Services
3 14 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
4 13 (2.21%) Regular Expression
5 12 (2.04%) JSON
5 12 (2.04%) Middleware
6 4 (0.68%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.68%) CSS
7 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.51%) MAPI
8 2 (0.34%) J2EE
8 2 (0.34%) SAML
9 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.17%) HTML
9 1 (0.17%) POSIX
9 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.17%) REST
9 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.79%) Clustering
2 39 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
6 17 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 17 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.55%) iPad
8 14 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.38%) FlexPod
9 11 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.53%) Replication
12 8 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 7 (1.19%) iPhone
13 7 (1.19%) PKI
14 6 (1.02%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 524 (88.96%) Windows
2 354 (60.10%) Windows Server
3 178 (30.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 148 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 138 (23.43%) Linux
6 115 (19.52%) Windows 7
7 46 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (6.45%) CentOS
9 34 (5.77%) Windows 8
10 33 (5.60%) Windows XP
11 32 (5.43%) Windows 10
12 27 (4.58%) Unix
13 18 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (2.89%) Mac OS X
15 16 (2.72%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (1.70%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (13.75%) ITIL
2 56 (9.51%) Presales
3 43 (7.30%) Mentoring
4 40 (6.79%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (5.94%) Analytics
6 27 (4.58%) Migration
7 26 (4.41%) Data Protection
7 26 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (4.41%) SIEM
8 24 (4.07%) Service Delivery
9 20 (3.40%) High Availability
10 18 (3.06%) Problem Management
11 17 (2.89%) Data Management
11 17 (2.89%) Load Balancing
11 17 (2.89%) Project Management
12 16 (2.72%) Change Management
13 15 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (2.38%) Cyber Intelligence
15 13 (2.21%) Infrastructure Management
15 13 (2.21%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 133 (22.58%) SQL
2 50 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 31 (5.26%) C
4 27 (4.58%) Java
5 24 (4.07%) Python
6 23 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.38%) Perl
7 14 (2.38%) Ruby
8 8 (1.36%) C++
9 7 (1.19%) VBScript
10 6 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.85%) C#
12 4 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.34%) PHP
13 2 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (17.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (13.58%) MCSE
3 62 (10.53%) CISSP
4 60 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (8.83%) CCNA
6 50 (8.49%) Degree
7 47 (7.98%) CEH
8 46 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 40 (6.79%) MCSA
10 35 (5.94%) MCP
11 27 (4.58%) GCIA
12 26 (4.41%) MCITP
13 16 (2.72%) CISA
14 15 (2.55%) CCNP
15 13 (2.21%) GCIH
16 11 (1.87%) NVQ Level 3
16 11 (1.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (1.53%) MCTS
17 9 (1.53%) VCDX
18 8 (1.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.02%) SLA
2 22 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 177 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (27.16%) Hyper-V
3 36 (6.11%) vSphere
4 24 (4.07%) vCloud
5 21 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 21 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (1.70%) Samba
8 9 (1.53%) Docker
8 9 (1.53%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (1.36%) ProxySG
9 8 (1.36%) XenApp
10 5 (0.85%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.68%) Firmware
12 2 (0.34%) KVM
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.34%) XenServer
13 1 (0.17%) Snort
13 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (7.64%) SCCM
2 27 (4.58%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.07%) Grafana
4 16 (2.72%) WSUS
5 15 (2.55%) NetBackup
6 13 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.87%) Ansible
7 11 (1.87%) Nessus
7 11 (1.87%) Puppet
8 9 (1.53%) SCOM
8 9 (1.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (1.53%) vRealize
9 8 (1.36%) Graphite
10 7 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.85%) Kibana
12 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 280 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 277 (47.03%) VMware
3 125 (21.22%) Cisco
4 52 (8.83%) NetApp
5 46 (7.81%) Citrix
6 42 (7.13%) HP
7 33 (5.60%) Veeam
8 26 (4.41%) Apple
9 25 (4.24%) Dell
10 24 (4.07%) EMC
11 23 (3.90%) Veritas
12 18 (3.06%) arcserve
12 18 (3.06%) CommVault
12 18 (3.06%) Google
12 18 (3.06%) Oracle
13 17 (2.89%) IBM
13 17 (2.89%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.89%) Symantec
14 16 (2.72%) LogRhythm
15 14 (2.38%) CheckPoint
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £55 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK
Salary: From £34k + up to 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Halsa Chiropractic and Physiotherapy
Posted: 12 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago