The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 34 49 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.83% 9.26% 12.76%
As % of the System Software category 73.91% 61.25% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 23
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

System Software Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
46 80 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.95% 15.12% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 40
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bracknell region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Bracknell

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 75 (98.68%) Windows
2 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 43 (56.58%) MS Exchange
4 37 (48.68%) VMware
5 35 (46.05%) SQL
5 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (36.84%) DNS
7 28 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 23 (30.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (30.26%) Windows XP
9 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
11 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 19 (25.00%) DHCP
13 18 (23.68%) Cisco
13 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
13 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
13 18 (23.68%) DV Cleared
14 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
14 17 (22.37%) Firewall
15 15 (19.74%) Citrix
15 15 (19.74%) Fujitsu
16 14 (18.42%) Incident Management
16 14 (18.42%) WAN
16 14 (18.42%) LAN
16 14 (18.42%) ITIL
17 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 43 (56.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (30.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (11.84%) Lync
6 8 (10.53%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
8 6 (7.89%) IIS
8 6 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 5 (6.58%) Apache
10 2 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.32%) JBoss
11 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.32%) ArcGIS
11 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.84%) DNS
2 19 (25.00%) DHCP
3 17 (22.37%) Firewall
4 14 (18.42%) LAN
4 14 (18.42%) WAN
5 11 (14.47%) SAN
6 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
7 8 (10.53%) VoIP
7 8 (10.53%) Unified Communications
8 6 (7.89%) NetScaler
8 6 (7.89%) Wireshark
8 6 (7.89%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.95%) VLAN
10 2 (2.63%) VPN
11 1 (1.32%) POP3
11 1 (1.32%) SMTP
11 1 (1.32%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) EDRMS
2 5 (6.58%) IDOL
3 2 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Hudson
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Support Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 15 (19.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (18.42%) Technical Support Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Build Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 6 (7.89%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.63%) jQuery
1 2 (2.63%) HTML
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.32%) HTML5
2 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.32%) REST
2 1 (1.32%) COM
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) SOAP
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) XSLT
2 1 (1.32%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.32%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) Statistics
3 7 (9.21%) Clustering
3 7 (9.21%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.89%) Replication
5 5 (6.58%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.58%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) RMADS
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) CESG
6 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (98.68%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (30.26%) Windows XP
5 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.58%) Linux
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.63%) Debian
8 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) UNIX
9 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) ITIL
1 14 (18.42%) Incident Management
2 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (10.53%) Network Management
2 8 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (10.53%) Coaching
3 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
3 6 (7.89%) High Availability
3 6 (7.89%) Time Management
3 6 (7.89%) Release Management
4 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.58%) Software Distribution
5 3 (3.95%) Resource Management
5 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.32%) Information Assurance
7 1 (1.32%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.32%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
3 4 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (23.68%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.84%) MCSE
6 8 (10.53%) MCTS
6 8 (10.53%) MCITP
7 6 (7.89%) CCA
7 6 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (5.26%) MCP
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.95%) CCNA
10 2 (2.63%) Degree
11 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.32%) ISEB
11 1 (1.32%) MCSA
11 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
3 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 11 (14.47%) vSphere
5 10 (13.16%) Terminal Services
6 7 (9.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (9.21%) XenApp
7 6 (7.89%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.58%) XenServer
8 5 (6.58%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.21%) SCOM
3 7 (9.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (7.89%) EdgeSight
5 3 (3.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.63%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.63%) Netcool
7 1 (1.32%) WSUS
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.68%) VMware
3 18 (23.68%) Cisco
4 15 (19.74%) Citrix
4 15 (19.74%) Fujitsu
5 12 (15.79%) Juniper
6 11 (14.47%) Veritas
7 7 (9.21%) Meridio
7 7 (9.21%) HP
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle
8 6 (7.89%) AppSense
9 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.95%) EMC
10 2 (2.63%) IBM
11 1 (1.32%) NetApp
11 1 (1.32%) Novell
11 1 (1.32%) ESRI
11 1 (1.32%) Lotus
11 1 (1.32%) Lumension