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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 544 406 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.26% 6.74% 5.78%
As % of the System Software category 62.75% 51.59% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 368 315 253
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.81%
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
867 787 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.75% 13.06% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 599 578 524
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,876 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +10 225 £35,000 -12.50% 30
Bracknell +16 144 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Slough -4 42 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Maidenhead 0 28 £45,000 -30.76% 7
Newbury +11 27 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Wokingham -2 10 £33,250 +11.76% 1
Thatcham -1 3 £31,250 +13.63%
Windsor - 2 £24,750 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 874 (90.01%) Windows
2 602 (62.00%) Microsoft
3 423 (43.56%) VMware
4 375 (38.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 364 (37.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 327 (33.68%) MS Exchange
6 327 (33.68%) SQL
6 327 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 312 (32.13%) DNS
8 304 (31.31%) Security Cleared
9 261 (26.88%) Citrix
10 250 (25.75%) SC Cleared
11 240 (24.72%) Windows 7
12 224 (23.07%) DV Cleared
13 223 (22.97%) MS Excel
14 208 (21.42%) SCCM
15 190 (19.57%) Windows XP
16 183 (18.85%) ITIL
16 183 (18.85%) DHCP
16 183 (18.85%) Exchange Server 2010
16 183 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
17 180 (18.54%) TCP/IP
18 178 (18.33%) Hyper-V
19 170 (17.51%) Finance
20 160 (16.48%) IIS
21 157 (16.17%) SQL Server
22 149 (15.35%) PowerShell
23 143 (14.73%) Cisco
24 137 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2003
25 136 (14.01%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 327 (33.68%) MS Exchange
2 183 (18.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (16.48%) IIS
4 137 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 128 (13.18%) SharePoint
6 116 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 109 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 70 (7.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 65 (6.69%) Lync
10 64 (6.59%) Apache
11 44 (4.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 35 (3.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 26 (2.68%) Live Communications Server
14 24 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2000
15 16 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
16 14 (1.44%) Tomcat
17 13 (1.34%) Lotus Domino
18 11 (1.13%) IBM Notes
19 9 (0.93%) Documentum
20 8 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 223 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 136 (14.01%) MS Office
3 25 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.41%) MS Project
5 3 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.53%) Office 365
2 11 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.72%) SaaS
4 6 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.21%) PaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.10%) Terremark
6 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 312 (32.13%) DNS
2 183 (18.85%) DHCP
3 180 (18.54%) TCP/IP
4 128 (13.18%) Firewall
5 91 (9.37%) SAN
5 91 (9.37%) LAN
6 84 (8.65%) WAN
7 44 (4.53%) VPN
7 44 (4.53%) Network Security
8 35 (3.60%) Internet
9 23 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (2.27%) WAAS
11 21 (2.16%) NAS
11 21 (2.16%) SMTP
12 19 (1.96%) Wireshark
13 18 (1.85%) Kerberos
14 15 (1.54%) VoIP
14 15 (1.54%) Wireless
14 15 (1.54%) iSCSI
15 12 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.59%) EDRMS
3 54 (5.56%) IDOL
4 37 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.24%) MS Access
7 11 (1.13%) Big Data
8 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.41%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.21%) MySQL
14 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (2.68%) MSI
2 23 (2.37%) LoadRunner
3 10 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (1.03%) WebLOAD
3 10 (1.03%) AQtime
4 8 (0.82%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.62%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (0.41%) TestDirector
6 4 (0.41%) Selenium
7 3 (0.31%) MSTest
7 3 (0.31%) StarTeam
7 3 (0.31%) JIRA
7 3 (0.31%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
General
1 170 (17.51%) Finance
2 100 (10.30%) Retail
3 95 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (0.82%) Legal
4 8 (0.82%) Marketing
5 6 (0.62%) Automotive
5 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.51%) Banking
7 4 (0.41%) Electronics
8 3 (0.31%) Back Office
8 3 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.10%) Publishing
9 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (32.23%) Support Engineer
2 109 (11.23%) Analyst
3 104 (10.71%) Consultant
4 91 (9.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 86 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 70 (7.21%) Support Analyst
7 68 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 62 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 56 (5.77%) IT Support
10 51 (5.25%) Desktop Support
11 48 (4.94%) Technical Support
12 47 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (4.02%) Architect
13 39 (4.02%) Senior Support Engineer
14 38 (3.91%) Administrator
15 33 (3.40%) Integration Engineer
16 32 (3.30%) IT Support Engineer
17 28 (2.88%) Server Engineer
18 26 (2.68%) Systems Administrator
19 25 (2.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.68%) .NET
2 12 (1.24%) Regular Expression
3 11 (1.13%) MAPI
4 10 (1.03%) COM
4 10 (1.03%) Web Services
5 9 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.82%) XML
6 8 (0.82%) WCF
7 4 (0.41%) Ajax
8 3 (0.31%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.31%) JSON
8 3 (0.31%) jQuery
8 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.31%) J2EE
8 3 (0.31%) COM+
8 3 (0.31%) Lucene
9 2 (0.21%) SOAP
9 2 (0.21%) WSH
9 2 (0.21%) HTML
9 2 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.93%) Clustering
2 61 (6.28%) Statistics
3 57 (5.87%) Blackberry
4 40 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.68%) PKI
7 24 (2.47%) Replication
8 22 (2.27%) CLARiiON
9 21 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 21 (2.16%) Fat Client
10 12 (1.24%) Celerra
10 12 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.03%) FlexPod
12 9 (0.93%) Open Source
13 6 (0.62%) iPhone
13 6 (0.62%) EPoS
14 3 (0.31%) Handset
14 3 (0.31%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.31%) Social Media
15 2 (0.21%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 874 (90.01%) Windows
2 375 (38.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 364 (37.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 240 (24.72%) Windows 7
5 190 (19.57%) Windows XP
6 183 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 117 (12.05%) Linux
8 59 (6.08%) Windows 8
9 46 (4.74%) Windows 2000
10 34 (3.50%) UNIX
11 28 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 24 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.65%) Solaris
14 15 (1.54%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.51%) Android
17 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.41%) Debian
18 2 (0.21%) VMS
18 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (18.85%) ITIL
2 77 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 67 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 63 (6.49%) Software Distribution
5 61 (6.28%) Mentoring
6 58 (5.97%) Change Management
7 46 (4.74%) Migration
8 43 (4.43%) Coaching
9 42 (4.33%) Time Management
10 37 (3.81%) Release Management
10 37 (3.81%) Data Security
11 35 (3.60%) Problem Management
12 31 (3.19%) Service Delivery
13 28 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
14 27 (2.78%) Configuration Management
15 26 (2.68%) Software Deployment
16 24 (2.47%) Change Control
16 24 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (2.37%) Test Scripting
18 21 (2.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 327 (33.68%) SQL
2 149 (15.35%) PowerShell
3 41 (4.22%) VBScript
4 37 (3.81%) VB
5 17 (1.75%) C#
6 14 (1.44%) C++
7 13 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.51%) C
9 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.31%) Python
10 3 (0.31%) Ruby
10 3 (0.31%) Perl
11 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.10%) Korn
12 1 (0.10%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 304 (31.31%) Security Cleared
2 250 (25.75%) SC Cleared
3 224 (23.07%) DV Cleared
4 122 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 106 (10.92%) MCSE
6 57 (5.87%) MCP
7 55 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 54 (5.56%) MCITP
9 33 (3.40%) CCNA
9 33 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
9 33 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (3.40%) Degree
10 32 (3.30%) CCA
10 32 (3.30%) MCTS
11 30 (3.09%) MCSA
12 25 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (2.47%) ISEB
13 24 (2.47%) ISTQB
14 22 (2.27%) VTSP
14 22 (2.27%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 35 (3.60%) SLA
3 34 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.75%) QA
5 13 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.51%) GPG13
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 327 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (18.33%) Hyper-V
3 89 (9.17%) VMware ESX
4 88 (9.06%) ISA Server
5 60 (6.18%) vSphere
6 59 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (5.46%) XenApp
8 46 (4.74%) XenDesktop
9 22 (2.27%) vCloud
10 21 (2.16%) Terminal Services
11 18 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (1.65%) XenServer
14 15 (1.54%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.93%) Firmware
15 9 (0.93%) KVM
16 8 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.51%) DFS Replication
18 4 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
18 4 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 208 (21.42%) SCCM
2 103 (10.61%) NetBackup
3 83 (8.55%) SCOM
4 77 (7.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 46 (4.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 26 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (2.37%) ARCserve
7 23 (2.37%) WSUS
8 12 (1.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 12 (1.24%) Netcool
8 12 (1.24%) Unicenter
8 12 (1.24%) SCVMM
9 10 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (0.93%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.82%) Windows Intune
11 8 (0.82%) EdgeSight
12 7 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.62%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 602 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 423 (43.56%) VMware
3 261 (26.88%) Citrix
4 143 (14.73%) Cisco
5 121 (12.46%) HP
6 105 (10.81%) Fujitsu
7 90 (9.27%) Oracle
8 77 (7.93%) Veritas
9 74 (7.62%) Meridio
10 71 (7.31%) EMC
11 45 (4.63%) McAfee
12 32 (3.30%) Red Hat
12 32 (3.30%) Juniper
13 31 (3.19%) NetApp
14 30 (3.09%) F5
15 29 (2.99%) Symantec
15 29 (2.99%) Dell
16 28 (2.88%) IBM
16 28 (2.88%) Sophos
17 27 (2.78%) Websense
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sure Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £17500.00 - £18300.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25870 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £34500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago