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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 147 176 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.61% 7.49% 10.64%
As % of the System Software category 43.11% 46.93% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 130 110 204
Average salary £27,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £24,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,125
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.39%
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
341 375 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.33% 15.96% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 240 232 366
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +16.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 30 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 287 (87.50%) Windows
2 228 (69.51%) Microsoft
3 135 (41.16%) VMware
4 122 (37.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (34.76%) MS Excel
6 113 (34.45%) MS Exchange
7 108 (32.93%) TCP/IP
8 106 (32.32%) Windows 7
9 95 (28.96%) HP
10 86 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 86 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 85 (25.91%) Security Cleared
12 83 (25.30%) ITIL
13 79 (24.09%) DNS
14 74 (22.56%) SCCM
15 66 (20.12%) DV Cleared
15 66 (20.12%) Linux
15 66 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 64 (19.51%) SQL
16 64 (19.51%) DHCP
17 62 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
17 62 (18.90%) Hyper-V
18 61 (18.60%) MS Office
19 59 (17.99%) Windows XP
20 58 (17.68%) SC Cleared
21 56 (17.07%) SQL Server
22 55 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2010
23 50 (15.24%) MCSE
24 48 (14.63%) Firewall
25 47 (14.33%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 113 (34.45%) MS Exchange
2 55 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (13.11%) SharePoint
4 34 (10.37%) Lync
5 30 (9.15%) IIS
6 24 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (4.27%) Lotus Domino
9 12 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.52%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.91%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
15 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.30%) WorkSite
Applications
1 114 (34.76%) MS Excel
2 61 (18.60%) MS Office
3 24 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.30%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.67%) Office 365
2 13 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (32.93%) TCP/IP
2 79 (24.09%) DNS
3 64 (19.51%) DHCP
4 48 (14.63%) Firewall
5 41 (12.50%) SAN
6 39 (11.89%) LAN
7 28 (8.54%) WAN
8 23 (7.01%) VPN
9 19 (5.79%) Internet
10 14 (4.27%) NAS
11 10 (3.05%) Network Security
12 8 (2.44%) VLAN
12 8 (2.44%) SSL
13 7 (2.13%) SMTP
14 6 (1.83%) Wireless
15 5 (1.52%) VoIP
15 5 (1.52%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.22%) Unified Communications
16 4 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
17 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (3.05%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.61%) JIRA
2 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (6.40%) Finance
2 13 (3.96%) Retail
3 11 (3.35%) Legal
4 10 (3.05%) Billing
5 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (36.89%) Support Engineer
2 41 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 38 (11.59%) IT Support
4 35 (10.67%) Analyst
5 34 (10.37%) Technical Engineer
6 32 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (9.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 24 (7.32%) Support Analyst
9 21 (6.40%) Technical Support
9 21 (6.40%) Consultant
9 21 (6.40%) IT Support Engineer
10 20 (6.10%) Architect
11 19 (5.79%) Technical Support Engineer
12 16 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (4.57%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (4.57%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
15 12 (3.66%) Administrator
16 11 (3.35%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.27%) .NET
2 13 (3.96%) ASP.NET
3 11 (3.35%) Software Packaging
4 8 (2.44%) Web Services
5 7 (2.13%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.22%) HTML
6 4 (1.22%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.91%) CSS
7 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.61%) COM
8 2 (0.61%) SAML
8 2 (0.61%) WinForms
8 2 (0.61%) jQuery
9 1 (0.30%) WCF
9 1 (0.30%) Ajax
9 1 (0.30%) SOAP
9 1 (0.30%) HTML5
9 1 (0.30%) REST
9 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.93%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.40%) Clustering
4 13 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.35%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.13%) Replication
7 7 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.83%) PDA
9 5 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.52%) PKI
9 5 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.22%) User Experience
11 2 (0.61%) BYOD
11 2 (0.61%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.61%) Social Media
11 2 (0.61%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 287 (87.50%) Windows
2 122 (37.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (32.32%) Windows 7
4 86 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (20.12%) Linux
5 66 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (17.99%) Windows XP
7 47 (14.33%) Windows 8
8 39 (11.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (5.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (3.96%) Android
11 11 (3.35%) CentOS
12 9 (2.74%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.74%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.44%) UNIX
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.30%) ITIL
2 33 (10.06%) Migration
3 27 (8.23%) Configuration Management
4 26 (7.93%) Project Management
5 19 (5.79%) Project Planning
5 19 (5.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (3.66%) Change Control
7 12 (3.66%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.35%) SOA
8 11 (3.35%) Validation
9 10 (3.05%) DoDAF
9 10 (3.05%) TOGAF
9 10 (3.05%) Business Development
9 10 (3.05%) SABSA
10 7 (2.13%) Security Patching
11 6 (1.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (1.83%) Service Management
12 5 (1.52%) Incident Management
12 5 (1.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.51%) SQL
2 25 (7.62%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.88%) VB
4 15 (4.57%) VBScript
5 14 (4.27%) C#
6 8 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.91%) Python
9 2 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (25.91%) Security Cleared
2 66 (20.12%) DV Cleared
3 62 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (17.68%) SC Cleared
5 50 (15.24%) MCSE
6 43 (13.11%) MCP
7 37 (11.28%) A+ Certification
8 24 (7.32%) MCITP
9 21 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (4.57%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (3.96%) CCNA
13 10 (3.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (3.05%) Degree
14 7 (2.13%) MCSA
15 4 (1.22%) CCIE
15 4 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
15 4 (1.22%) MCTS
16 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.20%) SLA
2 10 (3.05%) COBIT
3 8 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 86 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (18.90%) Hyper-V
3 21 (6.40%) Terminal Services
4 16 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 16 (4.88%) vSphere
5 11 (3.35%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (3.35%) vCloud
6 10 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (2.44%) XenApp
8 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.61%) KVM
10 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.30%) XenServer
10 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 74 (22.56%) SCCM
2 31 (9.45%) SCOM
3 28 (8.54%) WSUS
4 21 (6.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (5.79%) HP SIM
6 16 (4.88%) Backup Exec
7 10 (3.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 10 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (2.13%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.13%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.22%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.30%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 228 (69.51%) Microsoft
2 135 (41.16%) VMware
3 95 (28.96%) HP
4 45 (13.72%) Cisco
5 39 (11.89%) Red Hat
6 34 (10.37%) Symantec
7 33 (10.06%) Citrix
8 22 (6.71%) Lumension
9 20 (6.10%) Oracle
10 19 (5.79%) EMC
10 19 (5.79%) SolarWinds
10 19 (5.79%) ArcSight
11 15 (4.57%) Dell
12 14 (4.27%) Juniper
13 13 (3.96%) Apple
14 10 (3.05%) Veritas
15 8 (2.44%) F5
16 7 (2.13%) CheckPoint
17 6 (1.83%) Lotus
17 6 (1.83%) Altiris
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