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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 199 183 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.63% 7.12% 6.18%
As % of the System Software category 55.74% 53.20% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 161 139 100
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
357 344 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.68% 13.39% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 263 257 211
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 18 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 312 (85.95%) Windows
2 269 (74.10%) Microsoft
3 147 (40.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 140 (38.57%) VMware
5 136 (37.47%) Citrix
6 118 (32.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 113 (31.13%) MS Exchange
8 103 (28.37%) Windows 7
9 100 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 86 (23.69%) Security Cleared
11 76 (20.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 75 (20.66%) TCP/IP
12 75 (20.66%) SQL
13 74 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 73 (20.11%) MS Excel
14 73 (20.11%) SCCM
15 72 (19.83%) MCSE
15 72 (19.83%) DNS
16 68 (18.73%) Hyper-V
17 66 (18.18%) SC Cleared
18 63 (17.36%) SQL Server
19 61 (16.80%) DV Cleared
20 58 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2003
20 58 (15.98%) Cisco
21 56 (15.43%) IIS
21 56 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2013
22 53 (14.60%) ITIL
22 53 (14.60%) Finance
23 52 (14.33%) Windows Server 2012
24 51 (14.05%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 113 (31.13%) MS Exchange
2 76 (20.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 56 (15.43%) IIS
4 56 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 42 (11.57%) SharePoint
7 27 (7.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2000
9 20 (5.51%) Apache
10 18 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (4.41%) Lync
12 8 (2.20%) Documentum
13 7 (1.93%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (1.38%) WebSphere
15 5 (1.38%) Tomcat
16 4 (1.10%) ArcGIS
16 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
16 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (20.11%) MS Excel
2 51 (14.05%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.41%) Office 365
2 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (20.66%) TCP/IP
2 72 (19.83%) DNS
3 29 (7.99%) Firewall
4 27 (7.44%) DHCP
5 21 (5.79%) SAN
6 19 (5.23%) WAAS
6 19 (5.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (4.41%) Internet
8 14 (3.86%) LAN
8 14 (3.86%) WAN
9 12 (3.31%) NAS
10 10 (2.75%) PBX
11 8 (2.20%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.93%) SMTP
12 7 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.93%) VPN
13 6 (1.65%) IMAP
13 6 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.38%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.31%) EDRMS
4 12 (3.31%) IDOL
5 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.83%) Big Data
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (1.65%) WebLOAD
1 6 (1.65%) AQtime
2 3 (0.83%) MSTest
2 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.83%) WinRunner
2 3 (0.83%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.83%) MSI
2 3 (0.83%) Bugzilla
2 3 (0.83%) JIRA
2 3 (0.83%) Selenium
3 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
General
1 53 (14.60%) Finance
2 6 (1.65%) Banking
3 5 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.10%) Legal
5 3 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (29.20%) Support Engineer
2 43 (11.85%) Consultant
3 42 (11.57%) Senior Support Engineer
4 37 (10.19%) Desktop Support
5 34 (9.37%) Architect
6 33 (9.09%) Analyst
7 24 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (5.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 20 (5.51%) IT Support
9 19 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (4.13%) Service Analyst
12 15 (4.13%) Senior Desktop Engineer
13 14 (3.86%) Senior Desktop Support
13 14 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (3.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.31%) .NET
2 6 (1.65%) MAPI
3 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.10%) Web Services
4 3 (0.83%) WSH
4 3 (0.83%) Ajax
4 3 (0.83%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.83%) WCF
4 3 (0.83%) jQuery
4 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.28%) libvirt
5 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.28%) CORBA
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.74%) Clustering
2 29 (7.99%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.58%) CLARiiON
5 12 (3.31%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.31%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.31%) Celerra
6 11 (3.03%) PKI
7 9 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.48%) Open Source
8 8 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.93%) iPhone
9 7 (1.93%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.38%) Replication
10 5 (1.38%) Statistics
11 3 (0.83%) Social Media
12 2 (0.55%) DTV
12 2 (0.55%) PDA
12 2 (0.55%) HP StorageWorks
12 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 312 (85.95%) Windows
2 147 (40.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (28.37%) Windows 7
4 100 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (14.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 30 (8.26%) Windows 8
8 27 (7.44%) Linux
9 13 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.03%) Windows 2000
11 8 (2.20%) UNIX
12 6 (1.65%) Solaris
13 4 (1.10%) Debian
13 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.83%) Android
14 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.55%) CentOS
15 2 (0.55%) AIX
15 2 (0.55%) VMS
15 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.60%) ITIL
2 30 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (5.79%) Configuration Management
4 19 (5.23%) Migration
5 18 (4.96%) Problem Management
5 18 (4.96%) Mentoring
6 17 (4.68%) Change Control
7 15 (4.13%) Server Monitoring
7 15 (4.13%) Change Management
8 12 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.03%) Service Management
9 11 (3.03%) Network Management
10 10 (2.75%) Service Delivery
10 10 (2.75%) Data Management
11 9 (2.48%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.20%) Asset Management
12 8 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (1.93%) Identity Management
13 7 (1.93%) BCP
14 6 (1.65%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.66%) SQL
2 40 (11.02%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.13%) VBScript
4 12 (3.31%) VB
5 10 (2.75%) C#
6 9 (2.48%) C++
7 7 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.28%) Java
10 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) Korn
10 1 (0.28%) C
10 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 86 (23.69%) Security Cleared
2 74 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (19.83%) MCSE
4 66 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 61 (16.80%) DV Cleared
6 44 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (10.74%) MCP
8 29 (7.99%) MCITP
9 20 (5.51%) CCA
9 20 (5.51%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (5.23%) NCDA
10 19 (5.23%) NCIE
10 19 (5.23%) VTSP
11 15 (4.13%) MCTS
12 13 (3.58%) CCEA
13 12 (3.31%) Degree
13 12 (3.31%) VCAP
13 12 (3.31%) CCIA
14 7 (1.93%) CCEE
14 7 (1.93%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.96%) SLA
2 10 (2.75%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 118 (32.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (18.73%) Hyper-V
3 36 (9.92%) VMware ESX
4 27 (7.44%) ISA Server
4 27 (7.44%) XenApp
5 21 (5.79%) XenDesktop
6 19 (5.23%) vSphere
6 19 (5.23%) vCloud
7 15 (4.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (2.75%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.10%) Xen
11 3 (0.83%) KVM
12 2 (0.55%) Nmap
12 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.55%) XenServer
13 1 (0.28%) NFS
13 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 73 (20.11%) SCCM
2 39 (10.74%) NetBackup
3 32 (8.82%) SCOM
4 20 (5.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.93%) WSUS
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Intune
7 6 (1.65%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (1.38%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.83%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.83%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.55%) SCSM
11 2 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.28%) Puppet
12 1 (0.28%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 269 (74.10%) Microsoft
2 140 (38.57%) VMware
3 136 (37.47%) Citrix
4 58 (15.98%) Cisco
5 39 (10.74%) HP
6 38 (10.47%) EMC
7 29 (7.99%) Avaya
8 21 (5.79%) NetApp
9 20 (5.51%) Symantec
10 14 (3.86%) Oracle
11 13 (3.58%) IBM
11 13 (3.58%) Veritas
12 12 (3.31%) Meridio
12 12 (3.31%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.03%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.93%) Lotus
15 5 (1.38%) SAP
16 4 (1.10%) Websense
16 4 (1.10%) ESRI
16 4 (1.10%) CheckPoint
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