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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 158 211 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.67% 9.54% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 53.74% 63.75% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 110 178 93
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £54,500
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
294 331 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.42% 14.96% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 205 274 198
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 331 (88.50%) Windows
2 280 (74.87%) Microsoft
3 157 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 134 (35.83%) VMware
5 126 (33.69%) Windows 7
6 124 (33.16%) Citrix
7 121 (32.35%) MS Exchange
8 111 (29.68%) Security Cleared
9 110 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 110 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 87 (23.26%) MS Excel
11 84 (22.46%) TCP/IP
12 81 (21.66%) SCCM
13 79 (21.12%) DV Cleared
14 78 (20.86%) SC Cleared
14 78 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 77 (20.59%) SQL
16 75 (20.05%) MCSE
17 73 (19.52%) MS Office
18 70 (18.72%) DNS
19 69 (18.45%) Hyper-V
20 67 (17.91%) ITIL
21 66 (17.65%) HP
22 63 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2010
22 63 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
23 59 (15.78%) Cisco
23 59 (15.78%) Finance
24 58 (15.51%) SharePoint
25 56 (14.97%) PowerShell
26 51 (13.64%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 63 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (15.51%) SharePoint
4 51 (13.64%) IIS
5 43 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (6.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (6.68%) Lync
9 20 (5.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (5.08%) Apache
11 18 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2000
12 11 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
13 6 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 4 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.80%) Documentum
16 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 73 (19.52%) MS Office
3 12 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.95%) Office 365
2 13 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.14%) SaaS
4 5 (1.34%) PaaS
4 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (22.46%) TCP/IP
2 70 (18.72%) DNS
3 36 (9.63%) DHCP
4 30 (8.02%) Firewall
5 23 (6.15%) Internet
6 22 (5.88%) SAN
7 16 (4.28%) LAN
8 10 (2.67%) WAAS
8 10 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (2.41%) PBX
9 9 (2.41%) WAN
10 8 (2.14%) NAS
11 7 (1.87%) SSL
12 5 (1.34%) HTTP
12 5 (1.34%) VPN
13 4 (1.07%) Network Security
14 3 (0.80%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.80%) Wireless
15 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
15 2 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.01%) EDRMS
2 15 (4.01%) IDOL
3 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.80%) Big Data
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.60%) MSI
3 4 (1.07%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.80%) MSTest
4 3 (0.80%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.80%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.80%) WinRunner
4 3 (0.80%) JIRA
4 3 (0.80%) Selenium
5 2 (0.53%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
General
1 59 (15.78%) Finance
2 6 (1.60%) Legal
3 5 (1.34%) Banking
3 5 (1.34%) Retail
4 4 (1.07%) Marketing
4 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.80%) Electronics
5 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.80%) Law
5 3 (0.80%) Billing
6 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (30.48%) Support Engineer
2 39 (10.43%) Desktop Support
2 39 (10.43%) Consultant
2 39 (10.43%) Senior Support Engineer
3 31 (8.29%) Architect
4 28 (7.49%) Analyst
5 24 (6.42%) Desktop Engineer
6 23 (6.15%) IT Support
7 20 (5.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (5.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 19 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.81%) Integration Engineer
10 17 (4.55%) Technical Support
11 15 (4.01%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 15 (4.01%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (3.74%) Senior Desktop Support
12 14 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
13 13 (3.48%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.67%) .NET
1 10 (2.67%) Software Packaging
2 9 (2.41%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.87%) Web Services
4 6 (1.60%) WSH
5 4 (1.07%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.80%) Ajax
6 3 (0.80%) WCF
6 3 (0.80%) jQuery
6 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.27%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.70%) Clustering
2 29 (7.75%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.74%) Thin Client
4 14 (3.74%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.21%) Open Source
6 7 (1.87%) iPhone
6 7 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.60%) CLARiiON
7 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.60%) PKI
8 5 (1.34%) Celerra
8 5 (1.34%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.80%) Social Media
10 3 (0.80%) PDA
10 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.80%) DTV
11 2 (0.53%) Replication
11 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 331 (88.50%) Windows
2 157 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (33.69%) Windows 7
4 110 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 63 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (12.30%) Windows XP
7 37 (9.89%) Windows 8
8 29 (7.75%) Linux
9 13 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.21%) Windows 2000
11 9 (2.41%) Android
12 7 (1.87%) UNIX
13 5 (1.34%) Solaris
14 4 (1.07%) Debian
14 4 (1.07%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.27%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.91%) ITIL
2 35 (9.36%) Migration
3 28 (7.49%) Configuration Management
4 27 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (4.81%) Problem Management
5 18 (4.81%) Change Control
6 15 (4.01%) Server Monitoring
6 15 (4.01%) Mentoring
6 15 (4.01%) Change Management
7 13 (3.48%) Project Management
8 12 (3.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (3.21%) Project Planning
9 11 (2.94%) Service Management
10 9 (2.41%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.14%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.14%) Data Management
11 8 (2.14%) Incident Management
12 7 (1.87%) Asset Management
13 6 (1.60%) Validation
13 6 (1.60%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.59%) SQL
2 56 (14.97%) PowerShell
3 21 (5.61%) VBScript
4 14 (3.74%) VB
5 9 (2.41%) C#
6 5 (1.34%) C++
6 5 (1.34%) Perl
7 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.80%) Java
8 3 (0.80%) Python
8 3 (0.80%) Ruby
9 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.27%) C
10 1 (0.27%) Korn
10 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 111 (29.68%) Security Cleared
2 79 (21.12%) DV Cleared
3 78 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 78 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (20.05%) MCSE
5 46 (12.30%) MCP
6 36 (9.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (7.75%) MCITP
8 13 (3.48%) A+ Certification
9 11 (2.94%) VTSP
10 10 (2.67%) NCDA
10 10 (2.67%) NCIE
10 10 (2.67%) Degree
10 10 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.67%) CCNA
10 10 (2.67%) CCA
10 10 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.41%) MCTS
12 5 (1.34%) VCAP
12 5 (1.34%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.42%) SLA
2 9 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 110 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (18.45%) Hyper-V
3 31 (8.29%) ISA Server
4 28 (7.49%) VMware ESX
5 22 (5.88%) XenApp
6 15 (4.01%) vSphere
7 13 (3.48%) vCloud
8 12 (3.21%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (2.94%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.34%) KVM
11 4 (1.07%) Xen
11 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.27%) NFS
13 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 81 (21.66%) SCCM
2 39 (10.43%) NetBackup
3 32 (8.56%) SCOM
4 21 (5.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (3.74%) WSUS
6 10 (2.67%) Backup Exec
6 10 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.60%) Windows Intune
9 4 (1.07%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.07%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.80%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.80%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.53%) SCSM
11 2 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 280 (74.87%) Microsoft
2 134 (35.83%) VMware
3 124 (33.16%) Citrix
4 66 (17.65%) HP
5 59 (15.78%) Cisco
6 35 (9.36%) Avaya
7 34 (9.09%) Symantec
8 26 (6.95%) Oracle
9 22 (5.88%) EMC
10 19 (5.08%) Veritas
11 15 (4.01%) Meridio
12 11 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.67%) NetApp
14 9 (2.41%) IBM
15 6 (1.60%) Juniper
15 6 (1.60%) Apple
15 6 (1.60%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.60%) Lumension
16 5 (1.34%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.34%) Lotus
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits + training & de
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: Yesterday
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TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
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Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
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Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
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Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent
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