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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 170 159 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.76% 6.94% 5.65%
As % of the System Software category 48.30% 44.92% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 124 125 101
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
352 354 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.00% 15.45% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 239 290 192
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 283 (79.72%) Microsoft
2 276 (77.75%) Windows
3 144 (40.56%) VMware
4 135 (38.03%) MS Exchange
5 129 (36.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (31.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 109 (30.70%) Security Cleared
8 100 (28.17%) MS Excel
9 95 (26.76%) Citrix
10 93 (26.20%) SC Cleared
11 90 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 87 (24.51%) SQL Server
13 85 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
14 83 (23.38%) Hyper-V
15 75 (21.13%) TCP/IP
16 73 (20.56%) Exchange Server 2003
17 72 (20.28%) DNS
18 70 (19.72%) SCCM
19 68 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
20 65 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2007
20 65 (18.31%) DV Cleared
20 65 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
21 63 (17.75%) SQL
22 61 (17.18%) MCSE
23 58 (16.34%) HP
24 55 (15.49%) EMC
25 54 (15.21%) Windows Server 2012
26 52 (14.65%) DHCP
27 49 (13.80%) ITIL
28 45 (12.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 135 (38.03%) MS Exchange
2 85 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (20.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 65 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (12.39%) IIS
6 42 (11.83%) SharePoint
7 30 (8.45%) Lync
8 23 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2000
9 17 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (2.25%) Documentum
11 8 (2.25%) Apache
12 6 (1.69%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
14 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 3 (0.85%) ArcGIS
16 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 100 (28.17%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.39%) MS Office
3 11 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.94%) Office 365
2 11 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (21.13%) TCP/IP
2 72 (20.28%) DNS
3 52 (14.65%) DHCP
4 40 (11.27%) SAN
5 35 (9.86%) Firewall
6 23 (6.48%) NAS
7 20 (5.63%) WAAS
7 20 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (4.23%) Wireshark
9 14 (3.94%) SMTP
10 13 (3.66%) IMAP
10 13 (3.66%) LAN
10 13 (3.66%) VPN
10 13 (3.66%) WAN
11 12 (3.38%) VLAN
12 10 (2.82%) Kerberos
13 8 (2.25%) NetScaler
14 7 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.69%) Wireless
15 6 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (24.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.56%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.56%) IDOL
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) DB2
5 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.66%) WebLOAD
1 13 (3.66%) AQtime
2 5 (1.41%) WinRunner
2 5 (1.41%) TestDirector
2 5 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 34 (9.58%) Finance
2 12 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.41%) Retail
4 4 (1.13%) Legal
5 3 (0.85%) Banking
5 3 (0.85%) Billing
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Hungarian Language
6 2 (0.56%) Publishing
6 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (26.76%) Support Engineer
2 65 (18.31%) Consultant
3 33 (9.30%) Administrator
4 31 (8.73%) Architect
5 28 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (7.61%) Analyst
7 25 (7.04%) Technical Support
8 24 (6.76%) Security Engineer
9 23 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (6.20%) Desktop Support
10 22 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (6.20%) Security Support Engineer
11 19 (5.35%) Senior Support Engineer
11 19 (5.35%) Microsoft Consultant
12 17 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (4.51%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.35%) .NET
2 13 (3.66%) MAPI
3 6 (1.69%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) SAML
4 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) SOAP
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.28%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.70%) Clustering
2 31 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.35%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.23%) PKI
4 15 (4.23%) CLARiiON
5 13 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.10%) Celerra
7 9 (2.54%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.54%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.54%) FlexPod
8 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.69%) Statistics
10 4 (1.13%) Replication
10 4 (1.13%) PDA
11 3 (0.85%) IPTV
11 3 (0.85%) iPhone
12 2 (0.56%) HP StorageWorks
12 2 (0.56%) Firmware
12 2 (0.56%) DTV
12 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 276 (77.75%) Windows
2 129 (36.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (15.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (12.39%) Windows 7
5 44 (12.39%) Linux
6 30 (8.45%) Windows XP
7 19 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.94%) Windows 2000
10 13 (3.66%) UNIX
11 4 (1.13%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.85%) Solaris
13 2 (0.56%) AIX
13 2 (0.56%) VMS
13 2 (0.56%) CentOS
13 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) Debian
14 1 (0.28%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.80%) ITIL
2 39 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (6.76%) Change Control
4 22 (6.20%) Migration
5 20 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 17 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (3.94%) Mentoring
9 13 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (3.66%) Identity Management
9 13 (3.66%) Benchmarking
10 12 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.38%) Change Management
11 9 (2.54%) Line Management
12 8 (2.25%) Network Management
12 8 (2.25%) Project Management
12 8 (2.25%) Data Security
13 7 (1.97%) Validation
13 7 (1.97%) Problem Management
13 7 (1.97%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.75%) SQL
2 35 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.23%) C#
4 13 (3.66%) C++
5 8 (2.25%) VB
5 8 (2.25%) Python
5 8 (2.25%) Ruby
5 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.97%) VBScript
6 7 (1.97%) Perl
7 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.69%) C
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) Korn
8 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 109 (30.70%) Security Cleared
2 93 (26.20%) SC Cleared
3 68 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (18.31%) DV Cleared
5 61 (17.18%) MCSE
6 45 (12.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (12.39%) MCP
8 29 (8.17%) MCITP
9 27 (7.61%) Citrix Certification
10 25 (7.04%) CCA
11 20 (5.63%) NCDA
11 20 (5.63%) NCIE
11 20 (5.63%) VTSP
12 17 (4.79%) MCTS
13 16 (4.51%) Degree
14 13 (3.66%) CCEA
15 12 (3.38%) CCIA
16 11 (3.10%) VCAP
17 10 (2.82%) CCEE
18 7 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.92%) SLA
2 18 (5.07%) QA
3 9 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 112 (31.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (23.38%) Hyper-V
3 43 (12.11%) VMware ESX
4 28 (7.89%) XenApp
5 27 (7.61%) XenDesktop
6 25 (7.04%) vSphere
7 22 (6.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 20 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (5.63%) vCloud
9 13 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (3.10%) Terminal Server
11 9 (2.54%) Terminal Services
12 8 (2.25%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.13%) Xen
13 4 (1.13%) XenServer
14 3 (0.85%) KVM
14 3 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.56%) Nmap
15 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.28%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 70 (19.72%) SCCM
2 38 (10.70%) SCOM
3 29 (8.17%) WSUS
4 25 (7.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (5.35%) NetBackup
6 14 (3.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (3.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (3.10%) HP SIM
9 9 (2.54%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.54%) ARCserve
10 7 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (1.13%) Netcool
12 4 (1.13%) Windows Intune
13 3 (0.85%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.56%) SCSM
14 2 (0.56%) SCDPM
14 2 (0.56%) PureDisk
14 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 283 (79.72%) Microsoft
2 144 (40.56%) VMware
3 95 (26.76%) Citrix
4 58 (16.34%) HP
5 55 (15.49%) EMC
6 41 (11.55%) Cisco
7 22 (6.20%) NetApp
8 21 (5.92%) Oracle
9 20 (5.63%) Red Hat
10 18 (5.07%) IBM
10 18 (5.07%) Symantec
10 18 (5.07%) Lumension
11 14 (3.94%) Dell
12 12 (3.38%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.10%) ArcSight
13 11 (3.10%) SolarWinds
14 10 (2.82%) Websense
15 8 (2.25%) McAfee
15 8 (2.25%) AppSense
15 8 (2.25%) SAP
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