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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 176 191 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.36% 7.93% 10.39%
As % of the System Software category 56.41% 65.64% 66.19%
Number of salaries quoted 153 147 183
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.51%
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
312 291 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.81% 12.08% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 274 220 277
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 325 (85.30%) Windows
2 215 (56.43%) Windows Server
3 214 (56.17%) VMware
4 207 (54.33%) Microsoft
5 145 (38.06%) MS Exchange
6 133 (34.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 114 (29.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 109 (28.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 106 (27.82%) Cisco
10 100 (26.25%) TCP/IP
11 93 (24.41%) Linux
12 90 (23.62%) DNS
13 85 (22.31%) Hyper-V
14 75 (19.69%) SQL
15 72 (18.90%) Citrix
16 71 (18.64%) MS Excel
17 68 (17.85%) HP
17 68 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 66 (17.32%) SCCM
18 66 (17.32%) EMC
18 66 (17.32%) Firewall
19 60 (15.75%) ITIL
20 59 (15.49%) SQL Server
21 58 (15.22%) Skype for Business
22 57 (14.96%) DHCP
23 54 (14.17%) SAN
24 51 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (12.86%) Degree
26 47 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
27 42 (11.02%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 145 (38.06%) MS Exchange
2 68 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (15.22%) Skype for Business
4 32 (8.40%) IIS
5 22 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (5.51%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.20%) Apache
7 16 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (2.89%) IBM Domino
8 11 (2.89%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (2.62%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.36%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.10%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.05%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 71 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.02%) Office 365
2 12 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (26.25%) TCP/IP
2 90 (23.62%) DNS
3 66 (17.32%) Firewall
4 57 (14.96%) DHCP
5 54 (14.17%) SAN
6 32 (8.40%) LAN
7 30 (7.87%) WAN
8 23 (6.04%) LDAP
9 22 (5.77%) HTTP
9 22 (5.77%) VPN
10 21 (5.51%) NAS
11 20 (5.25%) VLAN
11 20 (5.25%) Wireless
12 19 (4.99%) iSCSI
12 19 (4.99%) SSL
13 17 (4.46%) Network Security
14 16 (4.20%) SMTP
15 14 (3.67%) Unified Communications
16 10 (2.62%) Skype
16 10 (2.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.79%) AQtime
2 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.79%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (6.30%) German Language
2 21 (5.51%) Finance
3 5 (1.31%) Advertising
4 4 (1.05%) French Language
4 4 (1.05%) Publishing
4 4 (1.05%) Retail
4 4 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.79%) Games
5 3 (0.79%) Marketing
5 3 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (0.79%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.52%) Law
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (31.50%) Support Engineer
2 72 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (14.17%) Technical Support
4 46 (12.07%) IT Engineer
5 44 (11.55%) IT Support
5 44 (11.55%) Windows Engineer
6 43 (11.29%) Technical Engineer
7 39 (10.24%) Analyst
8 38 (9.97%) Technical Support Engineer
9 33 (8.66%) IT Support Engineer
10 32 (8.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
12 28 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
13 26 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 26 (6.82%) Windows Support Engineer
14 24 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 22 (5.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
15 22 (5.77%) Consultant
15 22 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.72%) MSMQ
2 14 (3.67%) .NET
3 7 (1.84%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.84%) Web Services
4 5 (1.31%) HTML
5 3 (0.79%) MAPI
6 2 (0.52%) COM
6 2 (0.52%) CSS
6 2 (0.52%) POSIX
6 2 (0.52%) WAP
6 2 (0.52%) XML
7 1 (0.26%) DCOM
7 1 (0.26%) libvirt
7 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.20%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.20%) EMC VNX
5 14 (3.67%) Clustering
6 11 (2.89%) Replication
7 10 (2.62%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.57%) Fintech
11 5 (1.31%) HP Storage
11 5 (1.31%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.05%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.05%) Life Science
12 4 (1.05%) PKI
13 3 (0.79%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.79%) User Experience
14 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 325 (85.30%) Windows
2 215 (56.43%) Windows Server
3 133 (34.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 109 (28.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (24.41%) Linux
6 47 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (8.14%) Windows 7
9 24 (6.30%) Windows 8
10 22 (5.77%) CentOS
10 22 (5.77%) Windows XP
11 18 (4.72%) Debian
11 18 (4.72%) Ubuntu
12 17 (4.46%) Unix
13 8 (2.10%) Solaris
14 7 (1.84%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.57%) Android
16 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.31%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.05%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (15.75%) ITIL
2 33 (8.66%) Presales
3 27 (7.09%) Mentoring
4 21 (5.51%) Data Management
4 21 (5.51%) Migration
5 19 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (4.99%) ITIL V3
5 19 (4.99%) Project Management
6 17 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (3.41%) CRM
7 13 (3.41%) Open Source
8 11 (2.89%) Product Management
9 10 (2.62%) Asset Management
9 10 (2.62%) Workflow
10 9 (2.36%) Problem Management
11 7 (1.84%) Competitor Analysis
11 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (1.84%) Malware Analysis
11 7 (1.84%) SWOT Analysis
11 7 (1.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.69%) SQL
2 18 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.15%) C#
4 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.57%) Perl
4 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.57%) VBScript
5 5 (1.31%) C++
5 5 (1.31%) VB
6 4 (1.05%) Java
7 3 (0.79%) PHP
7 3 (0.79%) Python
7 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.52%) C
8 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (12.86%) Degree
3 35 (9.19%) MCSE
4 20 (5.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.94%) MCP
6 14 (3.67%) MCITP
6 14 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.41%) MCSA
8 12 (3.15%) CCNA
9 9 (2.36%) CISSP
9 9 (2.36%) MCTS
10 8 (2.10%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.84%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.84%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.84%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (1.84%) VCP5
12 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.31%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.20%) SLA
2 6 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (29.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (22.31%) Hyper-V
3 37 (9.71%) VMware ESX
4 30 (7.87%) vSphere
5 17 (4.46%) XenApp
6 12 (3.15%) NFS
6 12 (3.15%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.62%) XenServer
8 8 (2.10%) ISA Server
8 8 (2.10%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.84%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.05%) NDS
11 4 (1.05%) Novell eDirectory
11 4 (1.05%) OpenSSH
11 4 (1.05%) Squid
11 4 (1.05%) Xen
12 3 (0.79%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 66 (17.32%) SCCM
2 42 (11.02%) SCOM
3 30 (7.87%) Backup Exec
4 23 (6.04%) NetBackup
5 13 (3.41%) Simpana
6 10 (2.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (2.36%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (1.57%) Legato
8 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.31%) Nagios
9 5 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (1.05%) EdgeSight
10 4 (1.05%) MOM
10 4 (1.05%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.79%) Graphite
11 3 (0.79%) logstash
11 3 (0.79%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 214 (56.17%) VMware
2 207 (54.33%) Microsoft
3 106 (27.82%) Cisco
4 72 (18.90%) Citrix
5 68 (17.85%) HP
6 66 (17.32%) EMC
7 40 (10.50%) Dell
8 38 (9.97%) Symantec
9 33 (8.66%) Red Hat
10 28 (7.35%) Veeam
11 23 (6.04%) Forcepoint
11 23 (6.04%) Oracle
12 19 (4.99%) NetApp
13 18 (4.72%) CheckPoint
14 17 (4.46%) arcserve
15 16 (4.20%) Dell Compellent
16 13 (3.41%) F5
16 13 (3.41%) IBM
17 12 (3.15%) Sourcefire
18 11 (2.89%) CommVault
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