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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 419 386 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.63% 7.29% 6.53%
As % of the System Software category 55.64% 51.74% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 306 314 220
Average salary £35,000 £41,600 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.86% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
753 746 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.70% 14.08% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 569 548 443
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -9 164 £35,000 -17.64% 24
Bracknell +27 85 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Newbury +22 43 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Maidenhead +15 40 £45,000 -18.18% 13
Slough -14 34 £44,500 +7.22% 2
Thatcham 0 6 £31,250 +13.63% 2
Wokingham -1 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 829 (92.01%) Windows
2 540 (59.93%) Microsoft
3 383 (42.51%) VMware
4 340 (37.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 330 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 316 (35.07%) MS Exchange
7 302 (33.52%) SQL
8 296 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 286 (31.74%) Security Cleared
10 273 (30.30%) DNS
11 250 (27.75%) Citrix
12 227 (25.19%) SC Cleared
13 224 (24.86%) Windows 7
14 215 (23.86%) DV Cleared
15 189 (20.98%) MS Excel
16 184 (20.42%) TCP/IP
17 176 (19.53%) SCCM
18 172 (19.09%) Hyper-V
19 170 (18.87%) Finance
20 169 (18.76%) DHCP
21 167 (18.53%) ITIL
21 167 (18.53%) Exchange Server 2010
22 160 (17.76%) Windows XP
22 160 (17.76%) Cisco
23 148 (16.43%) Firewall
23 148 (16.43%) PowerShell
24 143 (15.87%) SharePoint
25 141 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
26 140 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
27 139 (15.43%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 316 (35.07%) MS Exchange
2 167 (18.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 143 (15.87%) SharePoint
4 135 (14.98%) IIS
5 122 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 103 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 89 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 69 (7.66%) Lync
9 67 (7.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 65 (7.21%) Apache
11 52 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 34 (3.77%) Live Communications Server
13 26 (2.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 22 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
15 15 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (1.11%) WebSphere
16 10 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
17 7 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
17 7 (0.78%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.78%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 189 (20.98%) MS Excel
2 137 (15.21%) MS Office
3 16 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.22%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.22%) Office 365
2 15 (1.66%) SaaS
2 15 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.67%) PaaS
4 5 (0.55%) IaaS
5 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 273 (30.30%) DNS
2 184 (20.42%) TCP/IP
3 169 (18.76%) DHCP
4 148 (16.43%) Firewall
5 86 (9.54%) LAN
5 86 (9.54%) SAN
6 84 (9.32%) WAN
7 38 (4.22%) Internet
8 33 (3.66%) VPN
9 27 (3.00%) Network Security
10 21 (2.33%) iSCSI
11 19 (2.11%) NAS
12 17 (1.89%) SMTP
12 17 (1.89%) VoIP
13 16 (1.78%) Wireless
13 16 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (1.55%) WAAS
16 13 (1.44%) NetScaler
16 13 (1.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.77%) EDRMS
3 55 (6.10%) IDOL
4 31 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.44%) Big Data
8 12 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.22%) MS Access
10 9 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.89%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.44%) MySQL
14 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 11 (1.22%) MSI
3 10 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (0.78%) WinRunner
5 5 (0.55%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (0.33%) MSTest
6 3 (0.33%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.33%) JIRA
6 3 (0.33%) Selenium
6 3 (0.33%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.33%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.22%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.11%) Hudson
8 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 170 (18.87%) Finance
2 96 (10.65%) Retail
3 93 (10.32%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.00%) Legal
5 7 (0.78%) Marketing
6 6 (0.67%) Banking
7 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.44%) Automotive
9 3 (0.33%) Law
10 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.22%) Back Office
10 2 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 316 (35.07%) Support Engineer
2 89 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 88 (9.77%) Consultant
4 82 (9.10%) Analyst
5 80 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 71 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 58 (6.44%) IT Support
8 57 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 54 (5.99%) Support Analyst
10 53 (5.88%) Technical Support
11 51 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 47 (5.22%) Desktop Support
13 45 (4.99%) Senior Support Engineer
14 38 (4.22%) Architect
15 37 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
16 29 (3.22%) Technical Engineer
17 28 (3.11%) Desktop Engineer
17 28 (3.11%) Integration Engineer
18 25 (2.77%) Technical Specialist
19 24 (2.66%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.55%) .NET
2 15 (1.66%) Regular Expression
3 14 (1.55%) Web Services
4 11 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.78%) XML
5 7 (0.78%) WCF
6 6 (0.67%) Software Packaging
6 6 (0.67%) WSH
7 4 (0.44%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.44%) jQuery
7 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.33%) COM+
8 3 (0.33%) JSON
8 3 (0.33%) Ajax
8 3 (0.33%) Lucene
9 2 (0.22%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) libvirt
10 1 (0.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.11%) Flash
10 1 (0.11%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.10%) Clustering
2 69 (7.66%) Blackberry
3 52 (5.77%) Statistics
4 40 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.89%) Fat Client
5 26 (2.89%) Replication
5 26 (2.89%) Thin Client
6 23 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.00%) CLARiiON
8 17 (1.89%) PKI
9 15 (1.66%) Open Source
10 8 (0.89%) Celerra
10 8 (0.89%) iPhone
11 7 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.67%) EPoS
12 6 (0.67%) EqualLogic
12 6 (0.67%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.67%) Machine to Machine
13 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 829 (92.01%) Windows
2 340 (37.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 330 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 224 (24.86%) Windows 7
5 160 (17.76%) Windows XP
6 141 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 121 (13.43%) Linux
8 54 (5.99%) Windows 8
9 38 (4.22%) UNIX
10 36 (4.00%) Windows 2000
11 32 (3.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 19 (2.11%) Solaris
13 15 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.44%) Windows Vista
15 11 (1.22%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.11%) CentOS
17 8 (0.89%) Android
18 6 (0.67%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.55%) Debian
20 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (18.53%) ITIL
2 68 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 67 (7.44%) Incident Management
4 63 (6.99%) Mentoring
5 57 (6.33%) Change Management
6 55 (6.10%) Software Distribution
7 52 (5.77%) Migration
8 46 (5.11%) Coaching
8 46 (5.11%) Release Management
9 38 (4.22%) Problem Management
10 35 (3.88%) Time Management
11 30 (3.33%) Service Delivery
12 28 (3.11%) Configuration Management
13 26 (2.89%) SIEM
13 26 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (2.89%) Software Deployment
14 25 (2.77%) High Availability
15 23 (2.55%) Data Security
15 23 (2.55%) Project Management
16 22 (2.44%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 302 (33.52%) SQL
2 148 (16.43%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.88%) VBScript
4 26 (2.89%) VB
5 12 (1.33%) C#
6 10 (1.11%) C++
7 7 (0.78%) Java
8 6 (0.67%) Python
8 6 (0.67%) C
9 5 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.55%) Perl
10 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.33%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.11%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 286 (31.74%) Security Cleared
2 227 (25.19%) SC Cleared
3 215 (23.86%) DV Cleared
4 140 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 123 (13.65%) MCSE
6 60 (6.66%) MCP
7 54 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (5.99%) CCNA
8 53 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 50 (5.55%) MCITP
10 38 (4.22%) MCSA
11 37 (4.11%) Degree
12 34 (3.77%) MCTS
13 28 (3.11%) CCA
13 28 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (2.77%) CCNP
15 20 (2.22%) ISTQB
15 20 (2.22%) ISEB
16 19 (2.11%) CISSP
17 15 (1.66%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.55%) SLA
2 24 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) GPG13
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 296 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (19.09%) Hyper-V
3 86 (9.54%) VMware ESX
4 83 (9.21%) ISA Server
5 50 (5.55%) XenApp
5 50 (5.55%) vSphere
6 39 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 14 (1.55%) vCloud
11 14 (1.55%) XenServer
12 7 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.67%) Xen
13 6 (0.67%) Firmware
13 6 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.33%) KVM
16 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 176 (19.53%) SCCM
2 97 (10.77%) NetBackup
3 78 (8.66%) SCOM
4 58 (6.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 53 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 24 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (2.55%) WSUS
8 22 (2.44%) ARCserve
9 15 (1.66%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.55%) SCVMM
11 11 (1.22%) Unicenter
11 11 (1.22%) Netcool
11 11 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 10 (1.11%) EdgeSight
13 8 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.89%) Windows Intune
14 7 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 5 (0.55%) SCSM
16 5 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 540 (59.93%) Microsoft
2 383 (42.51%) VMware
3 250 (27.75%) Citrix
4 160 (17.76%) Cisco
5 127 (14.10%) HP
6 104 (11.54%) Fujitsu
7 72 (7.99%) Meridio
7 72 (7.99%) Oracle
8 70 (7.77%) Veritas
9 56 (6.22%) EMC
10 43 (4.77%) Avaya
11 39 (4.33%) McAfee
12 35 (3.88%) Symantec
13 30 (3.33%) Sophos
14 28 (3.11%) Juniper
15 26 (2.89%) Red Hat
16 25 (2.77%) NetApp
17 24 (2.66%) Dell
18 22 (2.44%) F5
19 18 (2.00%) IBM
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Free Parking,
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Viewdata Recruitment
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits + training & de
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago