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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 216 185 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.37% 7.16% 6.55%
As % of the System Software category 56.84% 52.26% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 173 144 113
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 £23,000 £22,575 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
380 354 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.73% 13.69% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 274 271 224
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 315 (83.78%) Windows
2 287 (76.33%) Microsoft
3 156 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 147 (39.10%) VMware
5 129 (34.31%) Citrix
6 123 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 122 (32.45%) MS Exchange
8 106 (28.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 93 (24.73%) Security Cleared
10 84 (22.34%) Windows 7
11 83 (22.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 81 (21.54%) MS Excel
13 79 (21.01%) SQL
14 77 (20.48%) SQL Server
14 77 (20.48%) DNS
15 76 (20.21%) TCP/IP
16 75 (19.95%) Hyper-V
16 75 (19.95%) SCCM
17 74 (19.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 72 (19.15%) MCSE
19 71 (18.88%) SC Cleared
20 66 (17.55%) DV Cleared
21 63 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2003
22 61 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
23 60 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
24 57 (15.16%) IIS
25 54 (14.36%) Cisco
26 52 (13.83%) ITIL
26 52 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
27 47 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 122 (32.45%) MS Exchange
2 83 (22.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 60 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 57 (15.16%) IIS
6 52 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (12.23%) SharePoint
8 24 (6.38%) Lync
9 23 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2000
11 17 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (4.52%) Apache
12 9 (2.39%) Documentum
13 7 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
15 5 (1.33%) IBM Notes
16 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
16 4 (1.06%) ArcGIS
16 4 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 81 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.23%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.99%) Office 365
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (20.48%) DNS
2 76 (20.21%) TCP/IP
3 31 (8.24%) DHCP
4 29 (7.71%) Firewall
5 22 (5.85%) SAN
5 22 (5.85%) WAAS
5 22 (5.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (3.99%) LAN
6 15 (3.99%) WAN
7 14 (3.72%) Internet
8 12 (3.19%) NAS
9 11 (2.93%) Wireshark
10 10 (2.66%) SMTP
10 10 (2.66%) Kerberos
11 9 (2.39%) IMAP
12 8 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.86%) VPN
13 7 (1.86%) PBX
14 6 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.93%) EDRMS
5 11 (2.93%) IDOL
6 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.80%) Big Data
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (2.39%) WebLOAD
1 9 (2.39%) AQtime
2 3 (0.80%) MSTest
2 3 (0.80%) WinRunner
2 3 (0.80%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.80%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.80%) Bugzilla
2 3 (0.80%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) Selenium
3 2 (0.53%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.53%) MSI
3 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
General
1 45 (11.97%) Finance
2 5 (1.33%) Banking
2 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.06%) Legal
4 3 (0.80%) Marketing
5 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.53%) Automotive
5 2 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (27.13%) Support Engineer
2 53 (14.10%) Consultant
3 39 (10.37%) Senior Support Engineer
4 33 (8.78%) Architect
5 31 (8.24%) Analyst
6 28 (7.45%) Desktop Support
7 21 (5.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (5.05%) Administrator
9 19 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 17 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.99%) Service Analyst
13 15 (3.99%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (3.99%) IT Support
14 14 (3.72%) Senior Desktop Engineer
14 14 (3.72%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.99%) .NET
2 9 (2.39%) MAPI
3 4 (1.06%) Web Services
3 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.80%) WCF
4 3 (0.80%) jQuery
4 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.80%) Ajax
5 2 (0.53%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.53%) COM
5 2 (0.53%) WSH
6 1 (0.27%) CORBA
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.27%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.17%) Clustering
2 24 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 22 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.99%) PKI
5 13 (3.46%) CLARiiON
6 12 (3.19%) Celerra
7 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.66%) FlexPod
9 9 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.13%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.13%) Fat Client
10 8 (2.13%) Open Source
11 6 (1.60%) Statistics
11 6 (1.60%) iPhone
12 5 (1.33%) Replication
13 3 (0.80%) Social Media
14 2 (0.53%) DTV
14 2 (0.53%) PDA
14 2 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
14 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 315 (83.78%) Windows
2 156 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (28.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 84 (22.34%) Windows 7
5 61 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (7.98%) Linux
7 29 (7.71%) Windows XP
8 26 (6.91%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.72%) Windows 2000
9 14 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.86%) UNIX
11 4 (1.06%) Debian
11 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.80%) Android
12 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.80%) Solaris
13 2 (0.53%) AIX
13 2 (0.53%) VMS
13 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.83%) ITIL
2 34 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (6.12%) Configuration Management
4 18 (4.79%) Migration
4 18 (4.79%) Change Control
5 17 (4.52%) Problem Management
6 16 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.26%) Change Management
7 15 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (3.72%) Server Monitoring
9 13 (3.46%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.19%) Identity Management
10 12 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (2.66%) Data Management
12 9 (2.39%) Network Management
12 9 (2.39%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (2.39%) Line Management
12 9 (2.39%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.39%) Service Management
12 9 (2.39%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.01%) SQL
2 37 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.46%) C#
4 12 (3.19%) C++
5 11 (2.93%) VBScript
6 9 (2.39%) VB
7 8 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.80%) Python
9 3 (0.80%) Ruby
9 3 (0.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.27%) Korn
10 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 74 (19.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (19.15%) MCSE
4 71 (18.88%) SC Cleared
5 66 (17.55%) DV Cleared
6 47 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (10.37%) MCP
8 31 (8.24%) MCITP
9 24 (6.38%) CCA
9 24 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (5.85%) NCDA
10 22 (5.85%) NCIE
10 22 (5.85%) VTSP
11 15 (3.99%) MCTS
12 13 (3.46%) CCEA
13 12 (3.19%) CCIA
13 12 (3.19%) VCAP
13 12 (3.19%) Degree
14 10 (2.66%) CCEE
15 6 (1.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.52%) SLA
2 14 (3.72%) QA
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 123 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (19.95%) Hyper-V
3 35 (9.31%) VMware ESX
4 27 (7.18%) XenApp
5 25 (6.65%) ISA Server
5 25 (6.65%) XenDesktop
6 23 (6.12%) vSphere
7 22 (5.85%) vCloud
8 14 (3.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (2.39%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.86%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.06%) Xen
13 3 (0.80%) XenServer
13 3 (0.80%) KVM
14 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.53%) Nmap
14 2 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (19.95%) SCCM
2 38 (10.11%) SCOM
3 37 (9.84%) NetBackup
4 19 (5.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (3.72%) WSUS
6 8 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.86%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.60%) Windows Intune
9 5 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.06%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.80%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.80%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.53%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.53%) SCSM
12 2 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 287 (76.33%) Microsoft
2 147 (39.10%) VMware
3 129 (34.31%) Citrix
4 54 (14.36%) Cisco
5 44 (11.70%) EMC
6 42 (11.17%) HP
7 24 (6.38%) NetApp
8 21 (5.59%) Avaya
8 21 (5.59%) Symantec
9 17 (4.52%) IBM
10 13 (3.46%) Oracle
11 12 (3.19%) Veritas
11 12 (3.19%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.19%) 3PAR
12 11 (2.93%) Meridio
13 9 (2.39%) Lotus
14 7 (1.86%) Dell
14 7 (1.86%) SAP
15 6 (1.60%) Lumension
16 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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