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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 375 412 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.98% 7.68% 7.32%
As % of the System Software category 53.19% 57.30% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 272 340 228
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,820
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
705 719 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.12% 13.41% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 523 551 446
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 5 March 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 -16 149 £38,500 -14.44% 26
Bracknell +9 55 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Maidenhead +12 49 £60,000 +76.47% 7
Newbury +14 38 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Slough -11 30 £45,000 +13.49% 6
Windsor -12 3 £39,250 -17.36%
Ascot - 3 £35,000 -
Wokingham +9 2 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Thatcham -3 2 £27,375 +9.50% 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 835 (92.06%) Windows
2 528 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 359 (39.58%) VMware
4 333 (36.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 320 (35.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 307 (33.85%) MS Exchange
7 296 (32.64%) SQL
8 291 (32.08%) Security Cleared
9 265 (29.22%) DNS
10 261 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 224 (24.70%) Windows 7
12 221 (24.37%) SC Cleared
13 218 (24.04%) Citrix
14 206 (22.71%) DV Cleared
15 195 (21.50%) MS Excel
16 189 (20.84%) SCCM
17 185 (20.40%) ITIL
18 175 (19.29%) Hyper-V
19 174 (19.18%) TCP/IP
20 169 (18.63%) Windows XP
21 165 (18.19%) Cisco
22 159 (17.53%) DHCP
23 157 (17.31%) SharePoint
24 156 (17.20%) SQL Server
24 156 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
25 151 (16.65%) Finance
26 150 (16.54%) PowerShell
26 150 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
27 148 (16.32%) Firewall
28 144 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 307 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 157 (17.31%) SharePoint
3 150 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 122 (13.45%) IIS
5 99 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 92 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 80 (8.82%) Lync
8 70 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 57 (6.28%) Apache
10 54 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 48 (5.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 33 (3.64%) Live Communications Server
13 20 (2.21%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 18 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
15 16 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2000
16 14 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
17 9 (0.99%) WebSphere
18 8 (0.88%) IBM Notes
18 8 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
19 6 (0.66%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 195 (21.50%) MS Excel
2 138 (15.21%) MS Office
3 22 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) assyst
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.85%) Office 365
2 20 (2.21%) SaaS
3 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.77%) PaaS
5 6 (0.66%) IaaS
5 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 265 (29.22%) DNS
2 174 (19.18%) TCP/IP
3 159 (17.53%) DHCP
4 148 (16.32%) Firewall
5 98 (10.80%) SAN
6 89 (9.81%) LAN
7 87 (9.59%) WAN
8 43 (4.74%) Internet
9 40 (4.41%) VPN
10 23 (2.54%) iSCSI
10 23 (2.54%) Network Security
10 23 (2.54%) NAS
11 18 (1.98%) SMTP
11 18 (1.98%) Wireless
12 17 (1.87%) VoIP
13 15 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (1.65%) NetScaler
14 12 (1.32%) SNMP
14 12 (1.32%) Wireshark
14 12 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.62%) EDRMS
3 45 (4.96%) IDOL
4 33 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (1.65%) Big Data
8 13 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.88%) MS Access
10 8 (0.88%) MySQL
10 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (2.09%) LoadRunner
2 11 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (0.88%) MSI
4 7 (0.77%) WinRunner
5 4 (0.44%) TestDirector
5 4 (0.44%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (0.33%) MSTest
6 3 (0.33%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.33%) JIRA
6 3 (0.33%) Selenium
6 3 (0.33%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.22%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) Hudson
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 151 (16.65%) Finance
2 89 (9.81%) Retail
3 83 (9.15%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.21%) Legal
5 8 (0.88%) Automotive
5 8 (0.88%) Marketing
6 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.66%) Banking
7 4 (0.44%) Arabic Language
7 4 (0.44%) French Language
7 4 (0.44%) German Language
8 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.33%) Billing
8 3 (0.33%) Electronics
8 3 (0.33%) Law
9 2 (0.22%) Back Office
9 2 (0.22%) Advertising
9 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 306 (33.74%) Support Engineer
2 86 (9.48%) Consultant
3 83 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
3 83 (9.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 79 (8.71%) Analyst
5 64 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 61 (6.73%) Technical Support
6 61 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 52 (5.73%) IT Support
8 50 (5.51%) Support Analyst
9 48 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 46 (5.07%) Desktop Support
11 40 (4.41%) Architect
12 39 (4.30%) Senior Support Engineer
13 37 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
14 34 (3.75%) Technical Specialist
15 29 (3.20%) Technical Engineer
16 27 (2.98%) Messaging Engineer
16 27 (2.98%) Desktop Engineer
16 27 (2.98%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.64%) .NET
2 18 (1.98%) ASP.NET
3 16 (1.76%) Regular Expression
4 13 (1.43%) Web Services
5 10 (1.10%) Software Packaging
6 8 (0.88%) XML
7 6 (0.66%) WSH
8 5 (0.55%) WCF
8 5 (0.55%) HTML
8 5 (0.55%) CSS
9 4 (0.44%) jQuery
9 4 (0.44%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.44%) Ajax
9 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.33%) JSON
10 3 (0.33%) ODBC
10 3 (0.33%) COM+
10 3 (0.33%) Classic ASP
10 3 (0.33%) Middleware
11 2 (0.22%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.94%) Clustering
2 65 (7.17%) Blackberry
3 43 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.41%) Statistics
5 26 (2.87%) Replication
6 22 (2.43%) Thin Client
6 22 (2.43%) Fat Client
6 22 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.76%) PKI
9 15 (1.65%) Open Source
10 13 (1.43%) CLARiiON
11 9 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.88%) iPhone
13 7 (0.77%) EqualLogic
14 6 (0.66%) Machine to Machine
15 5 (0.55%) EPoS
16 3 (0.33%) RMADS
16 3 (0.33%) Data Extraction
16 3 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 835 (92.06%) Windows
2 333 (36.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 320 (35.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 224 (24.70%) Windows 7
5 169 (18.63%) Windows XP
6 144 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 142 (15.66%) Linux
8 55 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 36 (3.97%) Windows 2000
10 35 (3.86%) UNIX
11 32 (3.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 20 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.76%) Solaris
14 13 (1.43%) Android
15 12 (1.32%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.10%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.99%) CentOS
18 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.44%) Debian
20 3 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (20.40%) ITIL
2 57 (6.28%) Migration
3 55 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 54 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 52 (5.73%) Mentoring
6 49 (5.40%) Change Management
7 47 (5.18%) Software Distribution
7 47 (5.18%) Problem Management
7 47 (5.18%) Release Management
8 37 (4.08%) Coaching
9 36 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 34 (3.75%) Time Management
11 32 (3.53%) Project Management
12 31 (3.42%) Configuration Management
13 28 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (2.87%) Service Management
14 26 (2.87%) High Availability
14 26 (2.87%) SIEM
15 24 (2.65%) Software Deployment
16 22 (2.43%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 296 (32.64%) SQL
2 150 (16.54%) PowerShell
3 47 (5.18%) VBScript
4 25 (2.76%) VB
5 17 (1.87%) C#
6 14 (1.54%) C
7 10 (1.10%) C++
7 10 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.77%) Java
9 5 (0.55%) Python
10 4 (0.44%) Perl
10 4 (0.44%) PHP
11 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.11%) Korn
13 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 291 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 221 (24.37%) SC Cleared
3 206 (22.71%) DV Cleared
4 156 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 140 (15.44%) MCSE
6 58 (6.39%) MCP
7 55 (6.06%) CCNA
7 55 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (5.51%) MCITP
9 40 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (4.30%) Degree
11 38 (4.19%) MCSA
12 29 (3.20%) CCNP
13 22 (2.43%) CISSP
13 22 (2.43%) CCA
13 22 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (2.32%) MCTS
15 19 (2.09%) ISEB
15 19 (2.09%) ISTQB
16 15 (1.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.84%) SLA
2 29 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 22 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.98%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.66%) GPG13
6 3 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 261 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (19.29%) Hyper-V
3 75 (8.27%) VMware ESX
4 74 (8.16%) ISA Server
5 50 (5.51%) XenApp
6 47 (5.18%) vSphere
7 34 (3.75%) XenDesktop
8 32 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (2.98%) Terminal Services
10 22 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.65%) XenServer
12 9 (0.99%) vCloud
12 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.77%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.66%) Xen
16 5 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.44%) Samba
17 4 (0.44%) KVM
18 3 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 189 (20.84%) SCCM
2 88 (9.70%) SCOM
3 81 (8.93%) NetBackup
4 54 (5.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 52 (5.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 28 (3.09%) WSUS
7 22 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (2.09%) ARCserve
9 16 (1.76%) Backup Exec
10 15 (1.65%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 12 (1.32%) EdgeSight
13 11 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 10 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
15 9 (0.99%) Legato
16 8 (0.88%) Netcool
16 8 (0.88%) Unicenter
16 8 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 6 (0.66%) Windows Intune
18 5 (0.55%) Plesk
Vendors
1 528 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 359 (39.58%) VMware
3 218 (24.04%) Citrix
4 165 (18.19%) Cisco
5 143 (15.77%) HP
6 91 (10.03%) Fujitsu
7 69 (7.61%) Oracle
8 64 (7.06%) Veritas
9 59 (6.50%) Meridio
10 53 (5.84%) EMC
11 41 (4.52%) Avaya
12 40 (4.41%) Symantec
13 37 (4.08%) McAfee
14 29 (3.20%) Sophos
15 25 (2.76%) Red Hat
16 23 (2.54%) NetApp
17 22 (2.43%) Juniper
18 19 (2.09%) IBM
19 18 (1.98%) F5
20 17 (1.87%) Apple
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Salary: From £1 to £99,999 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bens - Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits + training & de
Posted: 6 days ago