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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 138 155 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.25% 6.24% 8.09%
As % of the System Software category 40.71% 44.80% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 129 108 145
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
339 346 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.35% 13.93% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 246 232 313
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 277 (87.66%) Windows
2 211 (66.77%) Microsoft
3 138 (43.67%) VMware
4 116 (36.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (33.54%) MS Exchange
6 103 (32.59%) TCP/IP
7 98 (31.01%) MS Excel
8 95 (30.06%) Windows 7
9 86 (27.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (27.22%) HP
10 78 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 76 (24.05%) DNS
12 73 (23.10%) SCCM
13 72 (22.78%) ITIL
14 64 (20.25%) Security Cleared
15 63 (19.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 62 (19.62%) Linux
17 60 (18.99%) DHCP
18 58 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 57 (18.04%) Hyper-V
20 56 (17.72%) SQL
21 54 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
22 51 (16.14%) DV Cleared
23 50 (15.82%) Cisco
24 46 (14.56%) MS Office
24 46 (14.56%) Firewall
25 45 (14.24%) Windows XP
26 44 (13.92%) SQL Server
27 43 (13.61%) SC Cleared
28 41 (12.97%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 106 (33.54%) MS Exchange
2 63 (19.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (11.71%) Lync
4 33 (10.44%) SharePoint
5 31 (9.81%) IIS
6 23 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.48%) Lotus Domino
8 10 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.58%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.95%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.63%) Apache
15 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 98 (31.01%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.56%) MS Office
3 18 (5.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.32%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.32%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.76%) Office 365
2 9 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.58%) SaaS
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.32%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (32.59%) TCP/IP
2 76 (24.05%) DNS
3 60 (18.99%) DHCP
4 46 (14.56%) Firewall
5 37 (11.71%) LAN
6 34 (10.76%) SAN
7 28 (8.86%) VPN
7 28 (8.86%) WAN
8 14 (4.43%) NAS
9 13 (4.11%) Internet
10 11 (3.48%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.16%) Network Security
11 10 (3.16%) VLAN
11 10 (3.16%) VoIP
12 9 (2.85%) SMTP
13 7 (2.22%) SSL
13 7 (2.22%) Wireless
14 4 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.27%) LDAP
14 4 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (6.01%) Finance
2 11 (3.48%) Retail
3 8 (2.53%) Legal
4 7 (2.22%) Billing
5 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.27%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 116 (36.71%) Support Engineer
2 46 (14.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 41 (12.97%) IT Support
4 39 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (12.03%) Analyst
6 36 (11.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 33 (10.44%) Technical Engineer
8 26 (8.23%) Support Analyst
9 23 (7.28%) Consultant
10 21 (6.65%) Technical Support
10 21 (6.65%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (5.38%) Architect
12 16 (5.06%) Technical Support Engineer
13 15 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.80%) Technical Architect
16 11 (3.48%) Administrator
16 11 (3.48%) Field Engineer
16 11 (3.48%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.80%) MSMQ
2 10 (3.16%) Web Services
2 10 (3.16%) .NET
3 9 (2.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.22%) Application Packaging
4 7 (2.22%) Software Packaging
5 6 (1.90%) HTML
6 4 (1.27%) CSS
7 3 (0.95%) COM
7 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.63%) SAML
8 2 (0.63%) WinForms
8 2 (0.63%) XML
8 2 (0.63%) jQuery
9 1 (0.32%) WAP
9 1 (0.32%) SOAP
9 1 (0.32%) Ajax
9 1 (0.32%) WCF
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5
9 1 (0.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.06%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.75%) Clustering
5 12 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.53%) EMC VNX
7 6 (1.90%) Replication
7 6 (1.90%) PKI
8 5 (1.58%) PDA
8 5 (1.58%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.58%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.58%) User Experience
9 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.63%) FMCG
10 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.63%) BYOD
10 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 277 (87.66%) Windows
2 116 (36.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (30.06%) Windows 7
4 86 (27.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (19.62%) Linux
6 58 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (14.24%) Windows XP
8 41 (12.97%) Windows 8
9 37 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (5.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (4.43%) CentOS
12 8 (2.53%) Android
12 8 (2.53%) UNIX
13 7 (2.22%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.78%) ITIL
2 23 (7.28%) Migration
3 22 (6.96%) Project Management
4 21 (6.65%) Configuration Management
5 18 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (4.75%) Project Planning
8 10 (3.16%) Load Balancing
8 10 (3.16%) Change Control
9 8 (2.53%) TOGAF
9 8 (2.53%) SOA
10 7 (2.22%) Service Management
10 7 (2.22%) Workflow
10 7 (2.22%) Validation
10 7 (2.22%) Data Management
10 7 (2.22%) Business Development
10 7 (2.22%) DoDAF
10 7 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (2.22%) SABSA
11 6 (1.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.72%) SQL
2 24 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.11%) VB
4 11 (3.48%) VBScript
5 10 (3.16%) C#
6 9 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.85%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.95%) Python
9 2 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) Java
10 1 (0.32%) Perl
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
10 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 54 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (16.14%) DV Cleared
4 43 (13.61%) SC Cleared
5 40 (12.66%) MCSE
6 32 (10.13%) MCP
6 32 (10.13%) A+ Certification
7 18 (5.70%) MCITP
8 16 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (4.43%) CCNA
9 14 (4.43%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (3.48%) Degree
11 7 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.90%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (1.58%) CCIE
14 4 (1.27%) MCSA
15 3 (0.95%) CCNP
15 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.34%) SLA
2 7 (2.22%) COBIT
3 5 (1.58%) QA
3 5 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (18.04%) Hyper-V
3 23 (7.28%) Terminal Services
4 19 (6.01%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.43%) vSphere
6 11 (3.48%) XenApp
7 8 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (2.53%) vCloud
8 7 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.27%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.63%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 73 (23.10%) SCCM
2 36 (11.39%) SCOM
3 22 (6.96%) WSUS
4 16 (5.06%) Backup Exec
4 16 (5.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (5.06%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.53%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.53%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.90%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 211 (66.77%) Microsoft
2 138 (43.67%) VMware
3 86 (27.22%) HP
4 50 (15.82%) Cisco
5 37 (11.71%) Citrix
5 37 (11.71%) Red Hat
6 29 (9.18%) Symantec
6 29 (9.18%) EMC
7 27 (8.54%) Dell
8 19 (6.01%) Lumension
9 16 (5.06%) SolarWinds
9 16 (5.06%) ArcSight
10 15 (4.75%) Oracle
11 11 (3.48%) F5
11 11 (3.48%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.16%) Apple
12 10 (3.16%) Juniper
13 9 (2.85%) IBM
13 9 (2.85%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (2.53%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £190 - £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Unparalleled Package, Business Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago