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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 167 207 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.05% 8.74% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 56.42% 61.42% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 134 166 93
Average salary £35,000 £42,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.15% +20.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £52,000
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
296 337 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.50% 14.23% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 225 259 199
Average salary £37,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 318 (88.09%) Windows
2 268 (74.24%) Microsoft
3 149 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 140 (38.78%) Citrix
5 134 (37.12%) VMware
6 121 (33.52%) MS Exchange
7 116 (32.13%) Windows 7
8 114 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 105 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 91 (25.21%) Security Cleared
11 78 (21.61%) TCP/IP
12 77 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 75 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 73 (20.22%) SCCM
15 72 (19.94%) MCSE
15 72 (19.94%) MS Excel
16 68 (18.84%) SQL
17 67 (18.56%) DNS
17 67 (18.56%) SC Cleared
18 65 (18.01%) DV Cleared
18 65 (18.01%) Hyper-V
19 62 (17.17%) Cisco
20 58 (16.07%) MS Office
20 58 (16.07%) Finance
21 57 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
22 55 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
22 55 (15.24%) PowerShell
23 54 (14.96%) ITIL
24 52 (14.40%) IIS
25 51 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 121 (33.52%) MS Exchange
2 77 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (14.40%) IIS
5 51 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 47 (13.02%) SharePoint
7 43 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (7.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 22 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2000
10 21 (5.82%) Apache
10 21 (5.82%) Lync
10 21 (5.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.94%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.66%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.39%) Documentum
13 5 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.11%) OpenStack
14 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 72 (19.94%) MS Excel
2 58 (16.07%) MS Office
3 6 (1.66%) 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 23 (6.37%) Office 365
2 12 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.94%) SaaS
4 4 (1.11%) PaaS
5 2 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (21.61%) TCP/IP
2 67 (18.56%) DNS
3 35 (9.70%) Firewall
4 30 (8.31%) DHCP
5 17 (4.71%) Internet
6 16 (4.43%) SAN
7 14 (3.88%) WAAS
7 14 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (3.32%) LAN
9 10 (2.77%) PBX
10 8 (2.22%) WAN
11 7 (1.94%) NAS
12 6 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (1.66%) SSL
13 5 (1.39%) HTTP
14 4 (1.11%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.11%) Wireless
14 4 (1.11%) VPN
14 4 (1.11%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.16%) EDRMS
2 15 (4.16%) IDOL
3 12 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.83%) Big Data
6 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.55%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.66%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (1.39%) MSI
3 3 (0.83%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.83%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.83%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.83%) MSTest
3 3 (0.83%) JIRA
3 3 (0.83%) Selenium
4 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.28%) AQtime
5 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.28%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (1.66%) Banking
3 4 (1.11%) Legal
3 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.83%) Law
4 3 (0.83%) Marketing
5 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.55%) Retail
5 2 (0.55%) Electronics
5 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (30.19%) Support Engineer
2 45 (12.47%) Senior Support Engineer
3 42 (11.63%) Consultant
4 41 (11.36%) Desktop Support
5 33 (9.14%) Architect
6 28 (7.76%) Analyst
7 26 (7.20%) Desktop Engineer
8 23 (6.37%) IT Support
9 22 (6.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) Senior Desktop Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) Technical Support
12 16 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (4.16%) Integration Engineer
13 15 (4.16%) Senior Desktop Support
14 14 (3.88%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
14 14 (3.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.22%) .NET
2 6 (1.66%) Web Services
3 5 (1.39%) WSH
3 5 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.39%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.11%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.83%) WCF
5 3 (0.83%) Ajax
5 3 (0.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) MAPI
6 1 (0.28%) CORBA
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.36%) Clustering
2 31 (8.59%) Blackberry
3 17 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.16%) Thin Client
4 15 (4.16%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.05%) Open Source
6 9 (2.49%) CLARiiON
6 9 (2.49%) PKI
7 8 (2.22%) Celerra
7 8 (2.22%) iPhone
8 6 (1.66%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.39%) Replication
10 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.83%) Social Media
11 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.55%) PDA
12 2 (0.55%) HP StorageWorks
12 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 318 (88.09%) Windows
2 149 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (32.13%) Windows 7
4 105 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (9.70%) Windows 8
7 33 (9.14%) Windows XP
8 23 (6.37%) Linux
9 10 (2.77%) Windows 2000
10 9 (2.49%) UNIX
10 9 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.94%) Solaris
12 4 (1.11%) Android
12 4 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.11%) Debian
13 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.55%) CentOS
14 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.96%) ITIL
2 32 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (6.93%) Migration
4 23 (6.37%) Configuration Management
5 19 (5.26%) Change Control
5 19 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 17 (4.71%) Change Management
6 17 (4.71%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.16%) Server Monitoring
8 10 (2.77%) Service Management
9 9 (2.49%) Service Delivery
9 9 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (2.49%) Data Management
9 9 (2.49%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (2.22%) Network Management
11 7 (1.94%) BCP
11 7 (1.94%) Asset Management
11 7 (1.94%) Project Planning
12 6 (1.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.84%) SQL
2 55 (15.24%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.99%) VBScript
4 13 (3.60%) VB
5 6 (1.66%) C#
5 6 (1.66%) C++
6 5 (1.39%) Perl
7 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.83%) Python
8 3 (0.83%) Java
8 3 (0.83%) Ruby
9 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) C
10 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 91 (25.21%) Security Cleared
2 75 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (19.94%) MCSE
4 67 (18.56%) SC Cleared
5 65 (18.01%) DV Cleared
6 41 (11.36%) MCP
7 40 (11.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (7.20%) MCITP
9 15 (4.16%) CCA
9 15 (4.16%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (4.16%) VTSP
10 14 (3.88%) NCDA
10 14 (3.88%) NCIE
11 12 (3.32%) MCTS
12 11 (3.05%) CCNA
12 11 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (2.49%) CCEA
13 9 (2.49%) Degree
14 8 (2.22%) VCAP
14 8 (2.22%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 114 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (18.01%) Hyper-V
3 36 (9.97%) VMware ESX
4 30 (8.31%) ISA Server
5 28 (7.76%) XenApp
6 16 (4.43%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (4.16%) vSphere
8 14 (3.88%) vCloud
9 11 (3.05%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.11%) Xen
11 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.83%) KVM
13 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.55%) XenServer
13 2 (0.55%) Nmap
13 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.28%) NFS
14 1 (0.28%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 73 (20.22%) SCCM
2 42 (11.63%) NetBackup
3 30 (8.31%) SCOM
4 20 (5.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.49%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.66%) WSUS
8 6 (1.66%) Windows Intune
8 6 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.39%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.83%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.83%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.55%) SCSM
13 1 (0.28%) Legato
13 1 (0.28%) Nagios
13 1 (0.28%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 268 (74.24%) Microsoft
2 140 (38.78%) Citrix
3 134 (37.12%) VMware
4 62 (17.17%) Cisco
5 44 (12.19%) HP
6 36 (9.97%) Avaya
7 28 (7.76%) EMC
8 26 (7.20%) Symantec
9 19 (5.26%) Oracle
10 16 (4.43%) Veritas
10 16 (4.43%) NetApp
11 15 (4.16%) Meridio
12 12 (3.32%) IBM
13 8 (2.22%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.94%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.39%) Lotus
16 4 (1.11%) Lumension
16 4 (1.11%) ESRI
16 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.11%) Websense
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