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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 301 413 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.99% 7.05% 6.74%
As % of the System Software category 48.86% 53.64% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 262 270 274
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,974 £22,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
616 770 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.25% 13.14% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 471 527 559
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 143 £32,500 -9.09% 24
Slough 0 39 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Maidenhead +31 36 £60,000 +140.00% 3
Bracknell -16 26 £38,500 +48.07% 1
Newbury 0 17 £25,750 -1.90% 1
Windsor +16 5 £37,500 +44.23%
Wokingham -17 1 - - 2
Ascot - 1 £23,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £22,500 -
Thatcham - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 575 (87.25%) Windows
2 398 (60.39%) Microsoft
3 279 (42.34%) VMware
4 206 (31.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 198 (30.05%) MS Exchange
6 174 (26.40%) TCP/IP
7 172 (26.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 163 (24.73%) DNS
9 157 (23.82%) Windows 7
10 156 (23.67%) MS Excel
11 155 (23.52%) ITIL
12 152 (23.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 146 (22.15%) SQL
14 141 (21.40%) Cisco
15 133 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 130 (19.73%) Linux
17 129 (19.58%) Firewall
18 128 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 127 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
20 109 (16.54%) HP
21 107 (16.24%) DHCP
22 106 (16.08%) Hyper-V
23 105 (15.93%) SQL Server
24 102 (15.48%) SCCM
25 96 (14.57%) Security Cleared
26 94 (14.26%) MCSE
27 86 (13.05%) LAN
27 86 (13.05%) Data Centre
28 82 (12.44%) MS Office
29 80 (12.14%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 198 (30.05%) MS Exchange
2 133 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (11.53%) SharePoint
4 75 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 57 (8.65%) Lync
6 53 (8.04%) IIS
7 42 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
11 10 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.91%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.61%) Apache
15 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.46%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 156 (23.67%) MS Excel
2 82 (12.44%) MS Office
3 25 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) MS Project
4 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.15%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.59%) Office 365
2 24 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (1.52%) SaaS
6 6 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Nimbula
8 1 (0.15%) Yammer
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 174 (26.40%) TCP/IP
2 163 (24.73%) DNS
3 129 (19.58%) Firewall
4 107 (16.24%) DHCP
5 86 (13.05%) LAN
6 80 (12.14%) WAN
7 62 (9.41%) SAN
8 45 (6.83%) VPN
9 34 (5.16%) VoIP
10 31 (4.70%) Internet
11 25 (3.79%) iSCSI
12 20 (3.03%) NAS
12 20 (3.03%) VLAN
12 20 (3.03%) Wireless
13 19 (2.88%) LDAP
14 17 (2.58%) Unified Communications
14 17 (2.58%) Network Security
15 12 (1.82%) Kerberos
16 11 (1.67%) Intranet
16 11 (1.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.67%) MySQL
6 11 (1.67%) Big Data
7 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.46%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.30%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.15%) DB2
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) HP UFT
2 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Hudson
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (8.35%) Finance
2 23 (3.49%) Retail
2 23 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.97%) Automotive
4 10 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.37%) Marketing
6 8 (1.21%) Legal
7 7 (1.06%) Banking
7 7 (1.06%) Billing
8 5 (0.76%) German Language
9 4 (0.61%) Advertising
9 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 213 (32.32%) Support Engineer
2 87 (13.20%) Analyst
3 71 (10.77%) Technical Engineer
4 67 (10.17%) IT Support
5 59 (8.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 57 (8.65%) Technical Support
7 54 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 52 (7.89%) Architect
9 50 (7.59%) Support Analyst
10 45 (6.83%) Consultant
10 45 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 45 (6.83%) Technical Support Engineer
11 44 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 33 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 33 (5.01%) IT Support Engineer
13 25 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
14 23 (3.49%) IT Support Analyst
15 22 (3.34%) Desktop Support
16 20 (3.03%) Administrator
16 20 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.40%) .NET
2 16 (2.43%) Web Services
3 13 (1.97%) ASP.NET
4 12 (1.82%) MSMQ
5 11 (1.67%) HTML
5 11 (1.67%) Regular Expression
6 10 (1.52%) XML
7 9 (1.37%) CSS
8 7 (1.06%) Application Packaging
8 7 (1.06%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.76%) ODBC
9 5 (0.76%) SAML
10 3 (0.46%) Ajax
10 3 (0.46%) COM
10 3 (0.46%) Classic ASP
10 3 (0.46%) WCF
10 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.46%) ZeroMQ
11 2 (0.30%) jQuery
11 2 (0.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.05%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.19%) Clustering
5 20 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.37%) FMCG
7 9 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.21%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.21%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.21%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.21%) Replication
8 8 (1.21%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.06%) PKI
9 7 (1.06%) User Experience
10 5 (0.76%) PDA
11 4 (0.61%) DTV
11 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 575 (87.25%) Windows
2 206 (31.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 172 (26.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 157 (23.82%) Windows 7
5 130 (19.73%) Linux
6 127 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (11.68%) Windows XP
8 66 (10.02%) Windows 8
9 42 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (6.07%) UNIX
11 20 (3.03%) CentOS
12 18 (2.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (2.12%) Android
14 11 (1.67%) Windows 2000
14 11 (1.67%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.76%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.61%) Debian
17 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (23.52%) ITIL
2 39 (5.92%) Problem Management
3 35 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
4 34 (5.16%) Migration
5 31 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 30 (4.55%) Project Management
6 30 (4.55%) Service Management
7 28 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (4.25%) Incident Management
8 27 (4.10%) Mentoring
9 26 (3.95%) Configuration Management
10 22 (3.34%) SIEM
11 21 (3.19%) Information Security
12 18 (2.73%) Service Delivery
12 18 (2.73%) Cyber Security
13 16 (2.43%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (2.43%) Identity Management
13 16 (2.43%) Project Planning
14 15 (2.28%) Change Management
15 14 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (22.15%) SQL
2 66 (10.02%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.40%) VBScript
4 25 (3.79%) C
5 16 (2.43%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.28%) Java
6 15 (2.28%) PHP
6 15 (2.28%) VB
7 10 (1.52%) Python
7 10 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.52%) C#
8 7 (1.06%) Perl
9 5 (0.76%) Ruby
9 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 128 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (14.57%) Security Cleared
3 94 (14.26%) MCSE
4 65 (9.86%) SC Cleared
5 58 (8.80%) DV Cleared
6 50 (7.59%) MCITP
7 48 (7.28%) MCP
8 39 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (5.46%) CCNA
10 32 (4.86%) A+ Certification
11 30 (4.55%) Degree
12 25 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (2.73%) MCTS
14 17 (2.58%) CISSP
15 15 (2.28%) MCSA
16 14 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (2.12%) Network+ Certification
17 10 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
18 9 (1.37%) CCA
19 7 (1.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.23%) SLA
2 37 (5.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.06%) COBIT
6 6 (0.91%) QA
7 5 (0.76%) GPG13
System Software
1 152 (23.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (16.08%) Hyper-V
3 59 (8.95%) VMware ESX
4 55 (8.35%) vSphere
5 36 (5.46%) Terminal Services
6 26 (3.95%) XenApp
7 17 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.12%) vCloud
8 14 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
9 11 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.21%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.21%) XenServer
12 7 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.76%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 102 (15.48%) SCCM
2 62 (9.41%) SCOM
3 30 (4.55%) WSUS
4 22 (3.34%) Backup Exec
4 22 (3.34%) Legato
5 17 (2.58%) HP SIM
6 16 (2.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 11 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.37%) EdgeSight
9 8 (1.21%) FortiGate
9 8 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (1.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (1.06%) ARCserve
11 6 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.76%) Nessus
12 5 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
14 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 398 (60.39%) Microsoft
2 279 (42.34%) VMware
3 141 (21.40%) Cisco
4 109 (16.54%) HP
5 67 (10.17%) Citrix
6 53 (8.04%) EMC
7 45 (6.83%) Juniper
8 43 (6.53%) Red Hat
9 41 (6.22%) Dell
10 39 (5.92%) Symantec
11 32 (4.86%) NetApp
12 27 (4.10%) Oracle
13 25 (3.79%) IBM
14 21 (3.19%) CommVault
15 20 (3.03%) Apple
15 20 (3.03%) CheckPoint
16 19 (2.88%) Lumension
17 17 (2.58%) SolarWinds
18 16 (2.43%) ArcSight
18 16 (2.43%) Remedy
Wokingham, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Salary, Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + 5% pension contribution + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70K + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago