The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 174 173 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.20% 7.17% 7.72%
As % of the System Software category 52.25% 55.10% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 131 143 145
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,700 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,708
% change year-on-year
- -0.63%
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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
333 314 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.77% 13.02% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 230 252 276
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Reading

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 310 (90.91%) Windows
2 247 (72.43%) Microsoft
3 146 (42.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 130 (38.12%) VMware
5 126 (36.95%) Windows 7
6 116 (34.02%) Security Cleared
7 110 (32.26%) MS Exchange
8 103 (30.21%) TCP/IP
9 102 (29.91%) HP
9 102 (29.91%) MS Excel
10 94 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 90 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 88 (25.81%) DV Cleared
13 84 (24.63%) SQL
14 82 (24.05%) SCCM
15 81 (23.75%) SC Cleared
16 79 (23.17%) DNS
17 77 (22.58%) ITIL
18 75 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
19 70 (20.53%) Hyper-V
20 68 (19.94%) MS Office
21 62 (18.18%) SharePoint
21 62 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (17.89%) Citrix
23 58 (17.01%) MCSE
24 57 (16.72%) SQL Server
25 53 (15.54%) DHCP
26 52 (15.25%) Cisco
27 49 (14.37%) Windows XP
28 48 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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
1 110 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 62 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 48 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (11.73%) IIS
5 28 (8.21%) Lync
6 26 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (3.81%) Apache
9 11 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.17%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.88%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 102 (29.91%) MS Excel
2 68 (19.94%) MS Office
3 23 (6.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.92%) Office 365
2 11 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.64%) SaaS
4 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 103 (30.21%) TCP/IP
2 79 (23.17%) DNS
3 53 (15.54%) DHCP
4 45 (13.20%) Firewall
5 43 (12.61%) SAN
6 26 (7.62%) LAN
7 21 (6.16%) Internet
8 17 (4.99%) NAS
9 16 (4.69%) VPN
10 12 (3.52%) WAN
11 11 (3.23%) SSL
12 6 (1.76%) Wireless
13 4 (1.17%) HTTP
13 4 (1.17%) SMTP
13 4 (1.17%) PBX
13 4 (1.17%) VLAN
14 3 (0.88%) IPsec
15 2 (0.59%) IP Telephony
15 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (2.93%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (2.64%) EDRMS
3 9 (2.64%) IDOL
4 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.59%) MySQL
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (1.47%) MSI
3 4 (1.17%) JIRA
4 3 (0.88%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.59%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.59%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.59%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.59%) MSTest
5 2 (0.59%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 45 (13.20%) Finance
2 13 (3.81%) Retail
3 11 (3.23%) Legal
4 10 (2.93%) Billing
5 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.88%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (35.19%) Support Engineer
2 30 (8.80%) Desktop Support
3 29 (8.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (7.62%) Technical Engineer
5 25 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.74%) IT Support
7 22 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 21 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (5.87%) Architect
9 20 (5.87%) Analyst
9 20 (5.87%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (5.87%) Senior Support Engineer
9 20 (5.87%) Technical Support
10 18 (5.28%) Consultant
11 17 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (4.40%) Technical Architect
12 15 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
13 14 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
15 12 (3.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.69%) Software Packaging
2 10 (2.93%) ASP.NET
2 10 (2.93%) .NET
3 8 (2.35%) Application Packaging
4 6 (1.76%) Web Services
5 5 (1.47%) WSH
6 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.59%) WinForms
7 2 (0.59%) HTML
7 2 (0.59%) CSS
7 2 (0.59%) jQuery
7 2 (0.59%) WCF
7 2 (0.59%) Ajax
8 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.80%) Clustering
2 18 (5.28%) Blackberry
2 18 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.93%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.93%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.93%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.05%) PKI
6 7 (2.05%) Open Source
7 6 (1.76%) PDA
7 6 (1.76%) BYOD
8 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) User Experience
9 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.88%) iPhone
9 3 (0.88%) Replication
10 2 (0.59%) FMCG
10 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 310 (90.91%) Windows
2 146 (42.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (36.95%) Windows 7
4 94 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (14.37%) Windows XP
7 44 (12.90%) Linux
8 41 (12.02%) Windows 8
9 24 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (4.11%) Android
11 11 (3.23%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.76%) UNIX
14 4 (1.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.58%) ITIL
2 39 (11.44%) Migration
3 28 (8.21%) Configuration Management
4 22 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 21 (6.16%) Project Management
6 16 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (3.52%) Validation
7 12 (3.52%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.23%) Change Control
9 10 (2.93%) TOGAF
9 10 (2.93%) SOA
9 10 (2.93%) SABSA
9 10 (2.93%) Business Development
9 10 (2.93%) DoDAF
10 9 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (2.64%) Change Management
11 8 (2.35%) Service Management
11 8 (2.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.63%) SQL
2 45 (13.20%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.16%) VBScript
4 20 (5.87%) VB
5 10 (2.93%) C#
6 5 (1.47%) Python
7 4 (1.17%) C++
7 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.88%) Java
8 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.59%) Perl
9 2 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 116 (34.02%) Security Cleared
2 88 (25.81%) DV Cleared
3 81 (23.75%) SC Cleared
4 62 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (17.01%) MCSE
6 39 (11.44%) MCP
7 22 (6.45%) MCITP
8 19 (5.57%) A+ Certification
9 18 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.23%) CCNA
10 11 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.93%) Degree
11 10 (2.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.76%) MCSA
13 5 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.17%) RHCE
15 2 (0.59%) MOS
15 2 (0.59%) CISA
15 2 (0.59%) CISSP
15 2 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.56%) SLA
2 12 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.93%) COBIT
4 5 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 90 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (20.53%) Hyper-V
3 18 (5.28%) ISA Server
4 16 (4.69%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.11%) Terminal Services
5 14 (4.11%) vSphere
6 10 (2.93%) vCloud
6 10 (2.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.17%) XenApp
8 4 (1.17%) KVM
9 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.29%) UAG
10 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 82 (24.05%) SCCM
2 26 (7.62%) SCOM
2 26 (7.62%) WSUS
3 20 (5.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (5.87%) NetBackup
4 17 (4.99%) EMC NetWorker
5 15 (4.40%) Backup Exec
6 13 (3.81%) HP SIM
7 10 (2.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (2.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.88%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.59%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.59%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.59%) vMotion
12 1 (0.29%) Legato
12 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 247 (72.43%) Microsoft
2 130 (38.12%) VMware
3 102 (29.91%) HP
4 61 (17.89%) Citrix
5 52 (15.25%) Cisco
6 40 (11.73%) Symantec
7 35 (10.26%) Oracle
8 24 (7.04%) Red Hat
9 22 (6.45%) Avaya
10 19 (5.57%) Veritas
11 16 (4.69%) Lumension
12 15 (4.40%) EMC
12 15 (4.40%) Juniper
13 13 (3.81%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.81%) ArcSight
14 10 (2.93%) Dell
14 10 (2.93%) IBM
15 9 (2.64%) Meridio
16 8 (2.35%) Apple
17 7 (2.05%) Lotus
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