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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 47 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 98 166 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.47% 7.46% 8.04%
As % of the System Software category 37.55% 46.63% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 79 147 119
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £21,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
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
261 356 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.57% 16.01% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 217 253 243
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 180 (81.45%) Windows
2 136 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 124 (56.11%) VMware
4 110 (49.77%) Windows Server
5 84 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (32.58%) Linux
7 67 (30.32%) SQL
8 66 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (28.05%) SQL Server
10 61 (27.60%) DNS
11 58 (26.24%) Hyper-V
12 53 (23.98%) SAN
13 51 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (21.72%) IIS
15 47 (21.27%) TCP/IP
15 47 (21.27%) Office 365
16 46 (20.81%) Cisco
17 40 (18.10%) MS Exchange
18 39 (17.65%) Citrix
19 37 (16.74%) DHCP
20 35 (15.84%) MS Excel
21 34 (15.38%) Degree
22 33 (14.93%) Firewall
23 32 (14.48%) vSphere
24 31 (14.03%) Windows 7
25 30 (13.57%) HP
26 29 (13.12%) EMC
26 29 (13.12%) SCCM
27 27 (12.22%) VPN
28 26 (11.76%) SMTP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (21.72%) IIS
2 40 (18.10%) MS Exchange
3 18 (8.14%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.79%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.52%) Apache
6 9 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.07%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.81%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.36%) Confluence
9 3 (1.36%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.27%) Office 365
2 12 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.52%) SaaS
4 5 (2.26%) IaaS
5 4 (1.81%) PaaS
6 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.36%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (27.60%) DNS
2 53 (23.98%) SAN
3 47 (21.27%) TCP/IP
4 37 (16.74%) DHCP
5 33 (14.93%) Firewall
6 27 (12.22%) VPN
7 26 (11.76%) SMTP
8 22 (9.95%) LAN
9 21 (9.50%) NAS
10 20 (9.05%) WAN
11 18 (8.14%) LDAP
12 16 (7.24%) Wireshark
13 14 (6.33%) Internet
14 12 (5.43%) IMAP
15 11 (4.98%) SSL
16 9 (4.07%) FTP
16 9 (4.07%) HTTP
16 9 (4.07%) Skype
16 9 (4.07%) VLAN
17 7 (3.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (28.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.36%) MySQL
6 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) AQtime
1 13 (5.88%) WebLOAD
2 5 (2.26%) JIRA
3 4 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (6.33%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.17%) Retail
4 3 (1.36%) French Language
4 3 (1.36%) German Language
4 3 (1.36%) Legal
4 3 (1.36%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.36%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 40 (18.10%) Technical Support
3 34 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 33 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (12.22%) Technical Support Engineer
6 24 (10.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (7.24%) IT Support
9 15 (6.79%) Analyst
9 15 (6.79%) Support Specialist
10 14 (6.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Architect
12 12 (5.43%) Consultant
12 12 (5.43%) IT Engineer
12 12 (5.43%) Performance Tester
12 12 (5.43%) Tester
12 12 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (4.98%) Software Tester
13 11 (4.98%) Support Analyst
13 11 (4.98%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.60%) .NET
2 12 (5.43%) MAPI
3 5 (2.26%) Web Services
4 4 (1.81%) Apache Flex
4 4 (1.81%) libvirt
4 4 (1.81%) SailPoint
5 3 (1.36%) HTML
5 3 (1.36%) XML
6 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.90%) CSS
6 2 (0.90%) WAP
6 2 (0.90%) WinForms
7 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.86%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.50%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.79%) Clustering
4 13 (5.88%) Replication
5 12 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.71%) PKI
8 5 (2.26%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.81%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.81%) User Experience
10 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.90%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) IVR
10 2 (0.90%) Life Science
10 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 180 (81.45%) Windows
2 110 (49.77%) Windows Server
3 72 (32.58%) Linux
4 66 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (14.03%) Windows 7
7 26 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.62%) AIX
11 7 (3.17%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (2.71%) Unix
12 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.26%) Solaris
14 4 (1.81%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.81%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.81%) OpenBSD
15 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.31%) Presales
2 20 (9.05%) ITIL
3 18 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.33%) Data Management
5 14 (6.33%) Performance Engineering
5 14 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (6.33%) Validation
6 13 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 13 (5.88%) Migration
6 13 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (5.43%) Benchmarking
8 11 (4.98%) Information Security
9 10 (4.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 9 (4.07%) High Availability
10 9 (4.07%) Identity Management
10 9 (4.07%) Project Management
11 8 (3.62%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.17%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.32%) SQL
2 17 (7.69%) C#
3 15 (6.79%) C++
4 11 (4.98%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.62%) Python
6 7 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.17%) Ruby
7 6 (2.71%) Java
8 5 (2.26%) Perl
9 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.38%) Degree
2 19 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.43%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.98%) CCNA
5 11 (4.98%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.07%) CISSP
6 9 (4.07%) MCSE
7 7 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.71%) MCITP
9 5 (2.26%) MCSA
9 5 (2.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.81%) CISM
10 4 (1.81%) SANS
11 3 (1.36%) CEH
11 3 (1.36%) MCP
12 2 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.90%) MCDST
12 2 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.50%) SLA
2 12 (5.43%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 84 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (26.24%) Hyper-V
3 32 (14.48%) vSphere
4 16 (7.24%) VMware ESX
5 12 (5.43%) vCloud
5 12 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.07%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.81%) Ceph
9 4 (1.81%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.81%) KVM
9 4 (1.81%) QEMU
10 2 (0.90%) Firmware
10 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.90%) NDS
10 2 (0.90%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.90%) NFS
10 2 (0.90%) Squid
10 2 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (13.12%) SCCM
2 16 (7.24%) SCOM
3 14 (6.33%) Perfmon
4 13 (5.88%) WSUS
5 12 (5.43%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (4.07%) Legato
7 8 (3.62%) Backup Exec
8 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (3.17%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.17%) Simpana
9 6 (2.71%) SCDPM
10 5 (2.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (1.81%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.81%) Ganeti
11 4 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.81%) Puppet
11 4 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 124 (56.11%) VMware
3 46 (20.81%) Cisco
4 39 (17.65%) Citrix
5 30 (13.57%) HP
6 29 (13.12%) EMC
7 21 (9.50%) Red Hat
8 20 (9.05%) Veeam
9 16 (7.24%) NetApp
9 16 (7.24%) Oracle
10 14 (6.33%) Veritas
11 9 (4.07%) Forcepoint
12 8 (3.62%) Intel Security
12 8 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (3.17%) arcserve
13 7 (3.17%) Dell
13 7 (3.17%) IBM
14 6 (2.71%) Sophos
15 5 (2.26%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.26%) Juniper
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