The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 428 402 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.17% 7.45% 4.97%
As % of the System Software category 57.30% 57.35% 58.08%
Number of salaries quoted 352 270 268
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,450 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
747 701 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.51% 12.99% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 586 497 451
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 201 £42,500 +14.86% 21
Slough +12 42 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Bracknell -21 41 £36,500 +37.73% 8
Newbury -6 34 £41,500 +3.75% 7
Maidenhead -4 20 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Thatcham +3 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Wokingham -10 5 £42,500 +30.76%
Windsor -2 4 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 650 (81.15%) Windows
2 503 (62.80%) Microsoft
3 362 (45.19%) VMware
4 336 (41.95%) MS Exchange
5 334 (41.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 266 (33.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 230 (28.71%) SQL
7 230 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 200 (24.97%) Firewall
9 199 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 197 (24.59%) MS Excel
11 196 (24.47%) Citrix
12 168 (20.97%) TCP/IP
12 168 (20.97%) Hyper-V
13 166 (20.72%) DNS
14 165 (20.60%) SQL Server
15 162 (20.22%) MCSE
16 158 (19.73%) IIS
16 158 (19.73%) Exchange Server 2010
17 152 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2007
18 148 (18.48%) SAN
19 136 (16.98%) Cisco
20 132 (16.48%) DHCP
21 129 (16.10%) Security Cleared
22 128 (15.98%) Windows Server 2012
23 120 (14.98%) ITIL
24 117 (14.61%) Windows XP
24 117 (14.61%) MCITP
25 111 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2003
26 110 (13.73%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 336 (41.95%) MS Exchange
2 158 (19.73%) IIS
2 158 (19.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 152 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 111 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 103 (12.86%) Lync
6 90 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 79 (9.86%) SharePoint
8 39 (4.87%) Apache
9 25 (3.12%) SharePoint Server
10 21 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (2.37%) Lotus Domino
12 18 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (2.12%) Tomcat
14 16 (2.00%) IBM Notes
15 12 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
16 11 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (1.25%) CMS
17 10 (1.25%) Alfresco
17 10 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 197 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 105 (13.11%) MS Office
3 25 (3.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.75%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) Summit
7 1 (0.12%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.12%) Office 365
2 27 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.12%) SaaS
4 13 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.25%) IaaS
6 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (24.97%) Firewall
2 168 (20.97%) TCP/IP
3 166 (20.72%) DNS
4 148 (18.48%) SAN
5 132 (16.48%) DHCP
6 63 (7.87%) WAN
7 55 (6.87%) LAN
7 55 (6.87%) VPN
8 50 (6.24%) LDAP
9 37 (4.62%) Internet
10 34 (4.24%) VLAN
11 29 (3.62%) Network Security
12 27 (3.37%) NAS
13 24 (3.00%) Unified Communications
14 23 (2.87%) Wireless
15 21 (2.62%) VoIP
16 15 (1.87%) SMTP
17 13 (1.62%) Multicast
17 13 (1.62%) MPLS
18 11 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 33 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 21 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.12%) MySQL
8 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.50%) IDOL
10 4 (0.50%) EDRMS
10 4 (0.50%) DB2
11 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.25%) MS Access
12 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.12%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
General
1 95 (11.86%) Finance
2 62 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.99%) Retail
4 17 (2.12%) Marketing
5 16 (2.00%) German Language
6 13 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.37%) Legal
8 6 (0.75%) Electronics
9 5 (0.62%) Billing
9 5 (0.62%) Banking
10 4 (0.50%) Games
10 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.37%) Back Office
11 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.25%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 154 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 113 (14.11%) Consultant
3 81 (10.11%) Analyst
4 76 (9.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 63 (7.87%) Architect
6 60 (7.49%) Support Analyst
7 51 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 45 (5.62%) Server Engineer
9 41 (5.12%) Administrator
10 40 (4.99%) IT Support
11 36 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 34 (4.24%) Senior Consultant
12 34 (4.24%) Technical Support
13 33 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
14 32 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (3.62%) Technical Consultant
16 28 (3.50%) Microsoft Consultant
17 26 (3.25%) 1st Line Support
18 25 (3.12%) Technical Support Engineer
19 24 (3.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (9.99%) .NET
2 45 (5.62%) Web Services
3 27 (3.37%) ASP.NET
4 23 (2.87%) XML
4 23 (2.87%) WCF
5 20 (2.50%) HTML
6 19 (2.37%) .NET Framework
7 14 (1.75%) Silverlight
7 14 (1.75%) Ajax
8 13 (1.62%) jQuery
9 12 (1.50%) Regular Expression
10 11 (1.37%) COM
11 10 (1.25%) SAML
12 8 (1.00%) CSS
12 8 (1.00%) HTML5
13 6 (0.75%) WSDL
13 6 (0.75%) CSS3
14 5 (0.62%) XSLT
15 4 (0.50%) MSMQ
16 3 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.74%) Clustering
2 35 (4.37%) Blackberry
3 25 (3.12%) Replication
4 19 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.75%) PKI
6 14 (1.75%) IPTV
7 13 (1.62%) iPhone
8 12 (1.50%) Video on Demand
9 11 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.25%) EqualLogic
10 10 (1.25%) Social Media
11 9 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.00%) DTV
13 7 (0.87%) Open Source
13 7 (0.87%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.87%) Statistics
13 7 (0.87%) Cryptography
14 6 (0.75%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 650 (81.15%) Windows
2 334 (41.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 266 (33.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 128 (15.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 117 (14.61%) Windows XP
6 101 (12.61%) Linux
7 96 (11.99%) Windows 7
8 42 (5.24%) Windows 8
9 33 (4.12%) Windows 2000
10 31 (3.87%) UNIX
11 23 (2.87%) Windows Vista
12 14 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.75%) Android
13 13 (1.62%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.00%) Solaris
14 8 (1.00%) CentOS
15 7 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (14.98%) ITIL
2 71 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 41 (5.12%) Migration
5 36 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
6 31 (3.87%) Change Control
7 28 (3.50%) Problem Management
7 28 (3.50%) Data Security
8 27 (3.37%) SIEM
8 27 (3.37%) Change Management
9 26 (3.25%) Project Management
10 25 (3.12%) Business Continuity
11 23 (2.87%) Service Management
12 21 (2.62%) CRM
12 21 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
13 20 (2.50%) Incident Management
14 19 (2.37%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (2.25%) Content Management
15 18 (2.25%) Information Security
15 18 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 230 (28.71%) SQL
2 76 (9.49%) PowerShell
3 41 (5.12%) C#
4 35 (4.37%) Java
5 19 (2.37%) C++
6 18 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.25%) VB
7 15 (1.87%) PHP
8 14 (1.75%) VBScript
9 12 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.25%) Perl
11 9 (1.12%) Python
12 8 (1.00%) C
13 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.50%) Ruby
14 4 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.50%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.12%) VBA
15 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 199 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (20.22%) MCSE
3 129 (16.10%) Security Cleared
4 117 (14.61%) MCITP
5 103 (12.86%) SC Cleared
6 59 (7.37%) MCP
7 56 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (6.74%) CCNA
9 53 (6.62%) MCSA
10 51 (6.37%) DV Cleared
11 47 (5.87%) Degree
12 36 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (4.00%) MCTS
14 24 (3.00%) CISSP
15 17 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (1.62%) MCSD
16 13 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (1.37%) CCA
17 11 (1.37%) MOS
18 8 (1.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.24%) SLA
2 17 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.50%) QA
5 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.37%) GPG13
7 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 230 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (20.97%) Hyper-V
3 70 (8.74%) vSphere
4 67 (8.36%) XenApp
5 60 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
6 53 (6.62%) XenDesktop
7 36 (4.49%) VMware ESX
8 24 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 24 (3.00%) ISA Server
9 15 (1.87%) Terminal Server
10 13 (1.62%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.50%) KVM
12 8 (1.00%) Xen
13 7 (0.87%) XenServer
14 4 (0.50%) Novell eDirectory
14 4 (0.50%) vCloud
14 4 (0.50%) UAG
14 4 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 110 (13.73%) SCCM
2 77 (9.61%) SCOM
3 46 (5.74%) WSUS
4 32 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 29 (3.62%) EMC NetWorker
6 27 (3.37%) ARCserve
6 27 (3.37%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.37%) Plesk
8 10 (1.25%) Legato
8 10 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.25%) HP SIM
9 8 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (1.00%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.75%) MOM
11 5 (0.62%) Puppet
11 5 (0.62%) Nagios
12 4 (0.50%) DameWare
12 4 (0.50%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 503 (62.80%) Microsoft
2 362 (45.19%) VMware
3 196 (24.47%) Citrix
4 136 (16.98%) Cisco
5 64 (7.99%) HP
6 51 (6.37%) EMC
7 44 (5.49%) Symantec
8 37 (4.62%) Oracle
9 36 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 33 (4.12%) F5
11 32 (4.00%) Websense
12 28 (3.50%) Dell
13 26 (3.25%) Fujitsu
14 25 (3.12%) Red Hat
15 22 (2.75%) Lotus
16 20 (2.50%) Sourcefire
16 20 (2.50%) Nokia
17 19 (2.37%) Veritas
17 19 (2.37%) SonicWALL
18 18 (2.25%) McAfee
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Basic Salary + Company Benefits + Stocks
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago