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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 351 397 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.90% 7.03% 8.00%
As % of the System Software category 58.02% 53.36% 59.08%
Number of salaries quoted 282 300 337
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,220 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
605 744 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.90% 13.17% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 440 545 574
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -1 179 £30,000 -25.00% 17
Maidenhead +19 37 £60,000 +79.10% 4
Bracknell +6 32 £37,000 +1.36% 2
Slough -8 28 £35,000 -16.66% 7
Newbury -23 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Wokingham +5 5 £32,500 -23.52%
Windsor -17 3 £25,000 -31.50% 1
Ascot - 3 £37,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 675 (91.09%) Windows
2 435 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 278 (37.52%) VMware
4 269 (36.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 244 (32.93%) MS Exchange
6 221 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 217 (29.28%) SQL
8 207 (27.94%) Windows 7
9 198 (26.72%) DNS
10 194 (26.18%) Security Cleared
11 183 (24.70%) ITIL
11 183 (24.70%) MS Excel
12 176 (23.75%) TCP/IP
13 175 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 159 (21.46%) Cisco
15 157 (21.19%) Hyper-V
16 156 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 155 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 149 (20.11%) SQL Server
19 144 (19.43%) HP
20 143 (19.30%) SCCM
21 140 (18.89%) MCSE
22 139 (18.76%) SC Cleared
23 133 (17.95%) Linux
24 130 (17.54%) DHCP
25 129 (17.41%) Firewall
26 125 (16.87%) PowerShell
27 124 (16.73%) DV Cleared
28 123 (16.60%) SharePoint
28 123 (16.60%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 244 (32.93%) MS Exchange
2 123 (16.60%) SharePoint
3 121 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 74 (9.99%) Lync
5 68 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 64 (8.64%) IIS
7 45 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.51%) Apache
10 20 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (2.29%) Lotus Domino
12 17 (2.29%) Live Communications Server
13 13 (1.75%) IBM Notes
14 11 (1.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
17 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 183 (24.70%) MS Excel
2 115 (15.52%) MS Office
3 26 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) assyst
2 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.07%) Office 365
2 18 (2.43%) SaaS
3 16 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.81%) PaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.13%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 198 (26.72%) DNS
2 176 (23.75%) TCP/IP
3 130 (17.54%) DHCP
4 129 (17.41%) Firewall
5 86 (11.61%) SAN
6 58 (7.83%) LAN
7 53 (7.15%) WAN
8 43 (5.80%) VPN
9 39 (5.26%) Internet
10 30 (4.05%) VoIP
11 25 (3.37%) NAS
12 20 (2.70%) Wireless
13 19 (2.56%) iSCSI
14 18 (2.43%) Unified Communications
14 18 (2.43%) VLAN
15 16 (2.16%) NetScaler
16 13 (1.75%) SMTP
17 12 (1.62%) Wireshark
17 12 (1.62%) SSL
17 12 (1.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.43%) EDRMS
5 16 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.89%) IDOL
7 13 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.62%) Big Data
8 12 (1.62%) MySQL
9 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.08%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.54%) MS Access
13 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (0.54%) MSI
3 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.27%) Hudson
4 2 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 90 (12.15%) Finance
2 44 (5.94%) Retail
3 33 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.16%) Automotive
5 13 (1.75%) Legal
6 10 (1.35%) Billing
7 7 (0.94%) German Language
8 6 (0.81%) Banking
8 6 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.81%) Arabic Language
8 6 (0.81%) French Language
8 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.67%) Marketing
10 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 221 (29.82%) Support Engineer
2 65 (8.77%) Analyst
3 63 (8.50%) Consultant
3 63 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (7.56%) Technical Support
5 55 (7.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 55 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (7.29%) Architect
7 51 (6.88%) IT Support
8 46 (6.21%) Technical Engineer
9 45 (6.07%) Support Analyst
10 39 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 34 (4.59%) Desktop Support
11 34 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 33 (4.45%) Technical Support Engineer
13 30 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
14 27 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
15 24 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
17 19 (2.56%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.45%) .NET
2 16 (2.16%) ASP.NET
3 15 (2.02%) Software Packaging
3 15 (2.02%) Regular Expression
4 13 (1.75%) CSS
4 13 (1.75%) Web Services
5 12 (1.62%) HTML
6 10 (1.35%) Application Packaging
7 7 (0.94%) ODBC
8 6 (0.81%) Classic ASP
9 5 (0.67%) XML
10 4 (0.54%) WSH
11 3 (0.40%) XHTML
11 3 (0.40%) Middleware
11 3 (0.40%) Ajax
11 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.27%) WinForms
12 2 (0.27%) COM
13 1 (0.13%) COM+
13 1 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.40%) Clustering
3 37 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.86%) Blackberry
5 31 (4.18%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.29%) Replication
6 17 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 16 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 15 (2.02%) Statistics
9 14 (1.89%) PKI
10 11 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
11 6 (0.81%) FMCG
11 6 (0.81%) Wiki
11 6 (0.81%) Blog
12 5 (0.67%) iPhone
12 5 (0.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 675 (91.09%) Windows
2 269 (36.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 221 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 207 (27.94%) Windows 7
5 155 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 133 (17.95%) Linux
7 123 (16.60%) Windows XP
8 62 (8.37%) Windows 8
9 41 (5.53%) UNIX
10 31 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (3.78%) Windows 2000
12 15 (2.02%) Android
13 13 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (1.62%) CentOS
15 9 (1.21%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.94%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.81%) Solaris
17 6 (0.81%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (24.70%) ITIL
2 60 (8.10%) Problem Management
3 47 (6.34%) Migration
4 38 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 36 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (4.86%) Incident Management
6 35 (4.72%) Configuration Management
7 34 (4.59%) Service Delivery
7 34 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 33 (4.45%) Service Management
8 33 (4.45%) Project Management
9 29 (3.91%) Mentoring
10 28 (3.78%) Cyber Security
10 28 (3.78%) Change Management
11 25 (3.37%) SIEM
12 22 (2.97%) Time Management
12 22 (2.97%) Project Planning
13 19 (2.56%) Logistics
14 18 (2.43%) Performance Monitoring
15 17 (2.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 217 (29.28%) SQL
2 125 (16.87%) PowerShell
3 53 (7.15%) VBScript
4 33 (4.45%) C
5 30 (4.05%) VB
6 15 (2.02%) C#
7 13 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.35%) Python
8 10 (1.35%) Java
9 8 (1.08%) PHP
10 7 (0.94%) C++
11 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.40%) Perl
12 3 (0.40%) Ruby
13 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (26.18%) Security Cleared
2 156 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (18.89%) MCSE
4 139 (18.76%) SC Cleared
5 124 (16.73%) DV Cleared
6 62 (8.37%) MCITP
7 57 (7.69%) MCP
8 51 (6.88%) CCNA
8 51 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (4.05%) Degree
10 30 (4.05%) A+ Certification
11 25 (3.37%) CISSP
12 24 (3.24%) MCSA
13 21 (2.83%) MCTS
14 17 (2.29%) CCNP
15 16 (2.16%) CCA
15 16 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.61%) SLA
2 43 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.35%) COBIT
5 9 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.08%) GPG13
7 5 (0.67%) QA
8 1 (0.13%) FISMA
System Software
1 175 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (21.19%) Hyper-V
3 46 (6.21%) VMware ESX
4 42 (5.67%) vSphere
5 32 (4.32%) Terminal Services
5 32 (4.32%) XenApp
6 26 (3.51%) ISA Server
7 25 (3.37%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.62%) XenServer
10 11 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (1.48%) vCloud
11 10 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.54%) KVM
12 4 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.54%) Samba
13 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 143 (19.30%) SCCM
2 64 (8.64%) SCOM
3 42 (5.67%) WSUS
4 28 (3.78%) Legato
4 28 (3.78%) NetBackup
5 27 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 22 (2.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 22 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
7 19 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 18 (2.43%) HP SIM
9 17 (2.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 12 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 12 (1.62%) EdgeSight
11 7 (0.94%) ARCserve
12 5 (0.67%) Plesk
12 5 (0.67%) cPanel
12 5 (0.67%) Webmin
13 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 435 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 278 (37.52%) VMware
3 159 (21.46%) Cisco
4 144 (19.43%) HP
5 113 (15.25%) Citrix
6 59 (7.96%) Oracle
7 53 (7.15%) EMC
8 43 (5.80%) Symantec
9 40 (5.40%) Juniper
10 37 (4.99%) NetApp
11 35 (4.72%) Veritas
12 34 (4.59%) Red Hat
13 28 (3.78%) CommVault
14 27 (3.64%) Fujitsu
14 27 (3.64%) Dell
15 24 (3.24%) Lumension
15 24 (3.24%) Avaya
16 23 (3.10%) Apple
17 22 (2.97%) IBM
17 22 (2.97%) Meridio
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, homeworking
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22956 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £55K + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £26-30k depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago