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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 170 158 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.48% 6.83% 9.07%
As % of the System Software category 53.46% 50.16% 53.12%
Number of salaries quoted 137 111 175
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
318 315 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.98% 13.61% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 231 220 315
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 285 (87.96%) Windows
2 231 (71.30%) Microsoft
3 129 (39.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (37.65%) VMware
5 117 (36.11%) MS Exchange
5 117 (36.11%) Windows 7
6 108 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 103 (31.79%) Security Cleared
8 98 (30.25%) TCP/IP
8 98 (30.25%) HP
9 87 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (24.69%) SCCM
11 77 (23.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (23.77%) ITIL
12 76 (23.46%) SQL
13 75 (23.15%) DV Cleared
13 75 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 73 (22.53%) SC Cleared
15 71 (21.91%) DNS
16 70 (21.60%) MS Office
17 67 (20.68%) Hyper-V
18 60 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
19 58 (17.90%) SQL Server
20 57 (17.59%) DHCP
21 56 (17.28%) MCSE
22 54 (16.67%) Cisco
22 54 (16.67%) Windows XP
23 53 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
24 52 (16.05%) Linux
25 51 (15.74%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 117 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 53 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (15.74%) SharePoint
4 29 (8.95%) IIS
5 27 (8.33%) Lync
5 27 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.40%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.47%) Apache
11 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.54%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.93%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 108 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 70 (21.60%) MS Office
3 24 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.95%) Office 365
2 12 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.78%) SaaS
4 5 (1.54%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 98 (30.25%) TCP/IP
2 71 (21.91%) DNS
3 57 (17.59%) DHCP
4 47 (14.51%) Firewall
5 41 (12.65%) SAN
6 31 (9.57%) LAN
7 18 (5.56%) Internet
7 18 (5.56%) VPN
8 17 (5.25%) WAN
8 17 (5.25%) NAS
9 12 (3.70%) SSL
10 6 (1.85%) Wireless
10 6 (1.85%) VoIP
11 5 (1.54%) SMTP
12 4 (1.23%) VLAN
12 4 (1.23%) PBX
13 3 (0.93%) IPsec
13 3 (0.93%) Network Security
13 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.09%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (1.23%) IDOL
3 4 (1.23%) EDRMS
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.23%) MSI
3 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (12.04%) Finance
2 13 (4.01%) Retail
3 11 (3.40%) Legal
4 10 (3.09%) Billing
5 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.23%) Law
7 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (35.80%) Support Engineer
2 29 (8.95%) IT Support
2 29 (8.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 28 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (8.02%) Technical Engineer
5 24 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 22 (6.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 22 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (6.48%) Consultant
7 21 (6.48%) Architect
8 20 (6.17%) Analyst
8 20 (6.17%) Integration Engineer
9 18 (5.56%) Technical Support
10 17 (5.25%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (4.94%) Technical Architect
12 15 (4.63%) Technical Support Engineer
12 15 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
14 11 (3.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.63%) Software Packaging
2 10 (3.09%) Application Packaging
3 9 (2.78%) .NET
4 8 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.54%) Web Services
6 4 (1.23%) WSH
7 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.62%) WinForms
7 2 (0.62%) HTML
7 2 (0.62%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.33%) Clustering
2 19 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.86%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.40%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.40%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.47%) PKI
7 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.23%) BYOD
8 4 (1.23%) Open Source
8 4 (1.23%) PDA
8 4 (1.23%) Replication
9 3 (0.93%) iPhone
9 3 (0.93%) User Experience
10 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.62%) FMCG
11 1 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 285 (87.96%) Windows
2 129 (39.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (36.11%) Windows 7
4 77 (23.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 52 (16.05%) Linux
8 41 (12.65%) Windows 8
9 27 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.70%) Android
11 9 (2.78%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.47%) UNIX
13 7 (2.16%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.23%) Solaris
16 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.77%) ITIL
2 40 (12.35%) Migration
3 28 (8.64%) Configuration Management
4 23 (7.10%) Project Management
5 22 (6.79%) Project Planning
6 17 (5.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (4.01%) Change Control
9 12 (3.70%) Load Balancing
9 12 (3.70%) Validation
10 11 (3.40%) SOA
11 10 (3.09%) SABSA
11 10 (3.09%) Business Development
11 10 (3.09%) DoDAF
11 10 (3.09%) TOGAF
12 7 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.16%) Problem Management
13 6 (1.85%) Network Management
13 6 (1.85%) Mentoring
13 6 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.46%) SQL
2 40 (12.35%) PowerShell
3 20 (6.17%) VBScript
3 20 (6.17%) VB
4 9 (2.78%) C#
5 5 (1.54%) Python
6 3 (0.93%) Java
6 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.62%) Ruby
7 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.62%) Perl
7 2 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 103 (31.79%) Security Cleared
2 75 (23.15%) DV Cleared
3 73 (22.53%) SC Cleared
4 60 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (17.28%) MCSE
6 39 (12.04%) MCP
7 25 (7.72%) A+ Certification
8 22 (6.79%) MCITP
9 21 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (4.01%) CCNA
10 13 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (3.09%) Degree
11 10 (3.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.47%) MCSA
13 4 (1.23%) RHCE
14 2 (0.62%) CRISC
14 2 (0.62%) MCTS
14 2 (0.62%) MOS
14 2 (0.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.42%) SLA
2 12 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (3.09%) COBIT
4 5 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 87 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (20.68%) Hyper-V
3 18 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 16 (4.94%) Terminal Services
5 14 (4.32%) vSphere
6 11 (3.40%) vCloud
7 10 (3.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (2.47%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.23%) KVM
9 4 (1.23%) XenApp
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.31%) UAG
11 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 80 (24.69%) SCCM
2 30 (9.26%) WSUS
3 26 (8.02%) SCOM
4 21 (6.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 18 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 17 (5.25%) HP SIM
7 15 (4.63%) Backup Exec
8 11 (3.40%) NetBackup
9 10 (3.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (2.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.23%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.93%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.62%) vMotion
13 2 (0.62%) AirWatch
14 1 (0.31%) Nagios
14 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 231 (71.30%) Microsoft
2 122 (37.65%) VMware
3 98 (30.25%) HP
4 54 (16.67%) Cisco
5 48 (14.81%) Citrix
6 37 (11.42%) Symantec
7 33 (10.19%) Oracle
8 27 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 20 (6.17%) Lumension
10 19 (5.86%) Avaya
11 17 (5.25%) ArcSight
11 17 (5.25%) SolarWinds
12 16 (4.94%) Juniper
13 15 (4.63%) EMC
14 14 (4.32%) Veritas
15 10 (3.09%) Apple
16 9 (2.78%) Dell
17 7 (2.16%) Lotus
18 5 (1.54%) IBM
18 5 (1.54%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £34k - £35k per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
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