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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 448 450 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.64% 8.26% 8.45%
As % of the System Software category 56.85% 59.76% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 391 331 357
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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
788 753 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.20% 13.82% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 696 578 575
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +3 182 £38,500 - 42
Bracknell +2 89 £42,500 +4.93% 3
Maidenhead -6 41 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Slough -7 35 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Wokingham +9 24 £34,000 -7.48% 3
Newbury -9 14 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Ascot - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 706 (79.15%) Windows
2 514 (57.62%) Microsoft
3 497 (55.72%) Windows Server
4 469 (52.58%) VMware
5 302 (33.86%) MS Exchange
6 269 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 258 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 254 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 243 (27.24%) Firewall
10 226 (25.34%) MS Excel
10 226 (25.34%) Linux
11 225 (25.22%) DNS
12 211 (23.65%) SQL
13 210 (23.54%) Cisco
14 190 (21.30%) ITIL
15 182 (20.40%) Hyper-V
16 177 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 169 (18.95%) LAN
18 165 (18.50%) WAN
19 155 (17.38%) Data Centre
20 153 (17.15%) Windows Server 2003
21 145 (16.26%) TCP/IP
22 130 (14.57%) SQL Server
23 123 (13.79%) DHCP
24 122 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
25 120 (13.45%) SCCM
26 119 (13.34%) Citrix
27 118 (13.23%) vSphere
28 113 (12.67%) HP
29 112 (12.56%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 302 (33.86%) MS Exchange
2 177 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 76 (8.52%) Lync
5 62 (6.95%) SharePoint
6 58 (6.50%) IIS
7 46 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (2.80%) Apache
10 21 (2.35%) OpenStack
10 21 (2.35%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (1.23%) IBM Domino
14 10 (1.12%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.01%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
18 4 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 226 (25.34%) MS Excel
2 78 (8.74%) MS Office
3 10 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.78%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 90 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (6.95%) Office 365
3 40 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.14%) SaaS
5 17 (1.91%) IaaS
5 17 (1.91%) SoftLayer
6 13 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 243 (27.24%) Firewall
2 225 (25.22%) DNS
3 169 (18.95%) LAN
4 165 (18.50%) WAN
5 145 (16.26%) TCP/IP
6 123 (13.79%) DHCP
7 94 (10.54%) SAN
8 51 (5.72%) VPN
9 43 (4.82%) Wireless
10 37 (4.15%) NAS
11 36 (4.04%) LDAP
12 34 (3.81%) iSCSI
13 32 (3.59%) VLAN
14 31 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (3.48%) Network Security
14 31 (3.48%) VoIP
15 30 (3.36%) SSL
15 30 (3.36%) Unified Communications
16 25 (2.80%) HTTP
17 22 (2.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.91%) MySQL
6 14 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.78%) Power BI
13 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.34%) Big Data
16 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.34%) AQtime
4 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.34%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.22%) Bazaar
5 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.22%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.22%) JIRA
5 2 (0.22%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) MorphX
General
1 66 (7.40%) Finance
2 24 (2.69%) German Language
3 19 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.35%) Billing
4 12 (1.35%) Legal
5 9 (1.01%) Retail
6 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.90%) Marketing
7 6 (0.67%) Law
8 5 (0.56%) Advertising
8 5 (0.56%) Games
8 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.45%) French Language
9 4 (0.45%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Electronics
10 3 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 240 (26.91%) Support Engineer
2 118 (13.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 105 (11.77%) Technical Support
4 96 (10.76%) IT Support
5 93 (10.43%) Analyst
6 89 (9.98%) Technical Engineer
7 84 (9.42%) IT Engineer
8 81 (9.08%) Windows Engineer
9 79 (8.86%) Technical Support Engineer
10 74 (8.30%) Architect
11 70 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 64 (7.17%) IT Support Engineer
13 59 (6.61%) VMware Engineer
14 53 (5.94%) Support Analyst
15 48 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
16 47 (5.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 42 (4.71%) Administrator
18 41 (4.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 41 (4.60%) Consultant
18 41 (4.60%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.70%) .NET
2 30 (3.36%) Middleware
3 18 (2.02%) MSMQ
4 12 (1.35%) XMPP
5 10 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.12%) Web Services
5 10 (1.12%) ZeroMQ
6 7 (0.78%) MDX
6 7 (0.78%) XML
7 5 (0.56%) HTML
7 5 (0.56%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.56%) SAML
8 4 (0.45%) WCF
9 3 (0.34%) COM
9 3 (0.34%) MAPI
10 2 (0.22%) CSS
10 2 (0.22%) J2EE
10 2 (0.22%) LAMP
10 2 (0.22%) POSIX
10 2 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (17.38%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.17%) Driving Licence
2 55 (6.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 31 (3.48%) Clustering
3 31 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (2.02%) Replication
6 17 (1.91%) FlexPod
6 17 (1.91%) VCE vBlock
7 16 (1.79%) EMC VNX
8 13 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Licensing
9 11 (1.23%) FMCG
10 10 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.01%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.90%) EqualLogic
12 8 (0.90%) PKI
12 8 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 706 (79.15%) Windows
2 497 (55.72%) Windows Server
3 269 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 258 (28.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 226 (25.34%) Linux
6 153 (17.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (7.85%) Windows 7
8 64 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (5.04%) Windows 8
10 41 (4.60%) Windows XP
11 35 (3.92%) Unix
12 28 (3.14%) CentOS
13 20 (2.24%) Ubuntu
14 18 (2.02%) Debian
15 14 (1.57%) Android
16 13 (1.46%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.46%) Windows 10
17 9 (1.01%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.90%) Solaris
18 8 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (21.30%) ITIL
2 82 (9.19%) Presales
3 77 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 70 (7.85%) Migration
5 68 (7.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 61 (6.84%) Mentoring
7 41 (4.60%) Information Security
7 41 (4.60%) ITIL V3
8 40 (4.48%) Risk Analysis
9 35 (3.92%) Project Management
10 32 (3.59%) Problem Management
11 31 (3.48%) Service Management
12 28 (3.14%) Demand Management
12 28 (3.14%) Service Delivery
13 27 (3.03%) Logistics
14 25 (2.80%) Change Management
15 24 (2.69%) Coaching
15 24 (2.69%) Data Management
16 21 (2.35%) Data Protection
17 20 (2.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 211 (23.65%) SQL
2 82 (9.19%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.14%) Ruby
4 24 (2.69%) Java
5 22 (2.47%) VBScript
6 19 (2.13%) C#
7 18 (2.02%) Perl
8 14 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.35%) PHP
10 9 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.90%) Python
12 7 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.67%) VB
14 5 (0.56%) C++
15 4 (0.45%) C
16 3 (0.34%) JavaScript
17 2 (0.22%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.11%) Google Apps Script
18 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (9.30%) Degree
3 75 (8.41%) MCSE
4 67 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (5.04%) MCSA
6 44 (4.93%) MCITP
6 44 (4.93%) Security Cleared
7 40 (4.48%) CCNA
8 30 (3.36%) SC Cleared
9 29 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (2.91%) MCP
11 22 (2.47%) CCIE
11 22 (2.47%) MCTS
12 18 (2.02%) CCNP
13 17 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (1.91%) VCDX
14 16 (1.79%) CISSP
15 13 (1.46%) A+ Certification
15 13 (1.46%) CCVP
16 12 (1.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (12.56%) SLA
2 34 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.45%) QA
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) FISMA
7 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 254 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (20.40%) Hyper-V
3 118 (13.23%) vSphere
4 85 (9.53%) VMware ESX
5 80 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (3.92%) XenApp
7 21 (2.35%) Terminal Services
8 20 (2.24%) vCloud
9 18 (2.02%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (1.46%) NFS
11 13 (1.46%) XenServer
12 10 (1.12%) VMware Server
13 9 (1.01%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.56%) Samba
16 5 (0.56%) Squid
17 4 (0.45%) NDS
17 4 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 120 (13.45%) SCCM
2 75 (8.41%) SCOM
3 50 (5.61%) Backup Exec
4 30 (3.36%) Puppet
5 28 (3.14%) NetBackup
6 25 (2.80%) SCVMM
7 22 (2.47%) Windows Intune
8 16 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
9 15 (1.68%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (1.57%) WSUS
11 13 (1.46%) Simpana
12 10 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (1.01%) Cacti
14 8 (0.90%) EdgeSight
14 8 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (0.78%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 6 (0.67%) Legato
16 6 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 514 (57.62%) Microsoft
2 469 (52.58%) VMware
3 210 (23.54%) Cisco
4 119 (13.34%) Citrix
5 113 (12.67%) HP
6 87 (9.75%) EMC
7 80 (8.97%) Dell
8 66 (7.40%) Red Hat
9 62 (6.95%) Oracle
10 58 (6.50%) Symantec
11 48 (5.38%) IBM
12 41 (4.60%) NetApp
13 32 (3.59%) Veeam
14 28 (3.14%) RightScale
14 28 (3.14%) Websense
15 24 (2.69%) Remedy
16 21 (2.35%) Juniper
17 20 (2.24%) CheckPoint
17 20 (2.24%) Google
18 19 (2.13%) Sun
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40,000-£48,000 + Car + Certified training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Golfbreaks.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits (1 year FTC)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £6k car allowance & comp benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance & company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: on-call, bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Training, Medical Cover
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Training, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5K Car Allowance + Pension, + Life Assuranc
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Carbosynth
Posted: 12 days ago