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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 95 193 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.38% 8.41% 7.95%
As % of the System Software category 35.71% 52.02% 51.46%
Number of salaries quoted 78 165 129
Median salary £39,750 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.22% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
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
266 371 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.06% 16.17% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 225 272 249
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,341 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 212 (83.14%) Windows
2 145 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 137 (53.73%) Microsoft
4 133 (52.16%) VMware
5 87 (34.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (30.59%) DNS
8 72 (28.24%) SQL
9 69 (27.06%) Linux
10 65 (25.49%) Hyper-V
11 62 (24.31%) MS Exchange
11 62 (24.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (22.35%) Cisco
12 57 (22.35%) SQL Server
13 56 (21.96%) SAN
14 53 (20.78%) Citrix
15 51 (20.00%) DHCP
16 50 (19.61%) TCP/IP
17 48 (18.82%) Office 365
18 47 (18.43%) Firewall
19 43 (16.86%) Degree
20 42 (16.47%) IIS
21 39 (15.29%) EMC
22 38 (14.90%) HP
22 38 (14.90%) SCCM
23 37 (14.51%) Veeam
24 32 (12.55%) MS Excel
25 30 (11.76%) Windows 7
25 30 (11.76%) Skype for Business
26 28 (10.98%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 42 (16.47%) IIS
3 30 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 22 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 15 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.71%) Apache
8 10 (3.92%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.14%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.75%) IBM Domino
11 6 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.35%) Tomcat
11 6 (2.35%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.96%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.57%) ArcGIS
14 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.78%) Confluence
15 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (18.82%) Office 365
2 9 (3.53%) SaaS
3 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) IaaS
4 3 (1.18%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 78 (30.59%) DNS
2 56 (21.96%) SAN
3 51 (20.00%) DHCP
4 50 (19.61%) TCP/IP
5 47 (18.43%) Firewall
6 22 (8.63%) NAS
6 22 (8.63%) VPN
7 21 (8.24%) LAN
8 19 (7.45%) SMTP
8 19 (7.45%) WAN
9 18 (7.06%) HTTP
10 17 (6.67%) Internet
10 17 (6.67%) SSL
11 16 (6.27%) VLAN
12 15 (5.88%) LDAP
12 15 (5.88%) Wireshark
13 14 (5.49%) Skype
14 13 (5.10%) Network Security
14 13 (5.10%) Wireless
15 12 (4.71%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.18%) MySQL
6 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.10%) AQtime
1 13 (5.10%) WebLOAD
2 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.57%) JIRA
3 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (7.06%) Finance
2 7 (2.75%) Retail
3 4 (1.57%) German Language
3 4 (1.57%) Publishing
4 3 (1.18%) French Language
4 3 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.18%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (24.71%) Support Engineer
2 46 (18.04%) Technical Support
3 41 (16.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (13.73%) Technical Engineer
5 32 (12.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 30 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 24 (9.41%) Analyst
7 24 (9.41%) IT Engineer
8 21 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (7.84%) IT Support
10 19 (7.45%) Support Analyst
11 18 (7.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (5.49%) Support Specialist
13 13 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.71%) Administrator
14 12 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
15 11 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (4.31%) Architect
15 11 (4.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.45%) .NET
2 12 (4.71%) MAPI
3 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.96%) Web Services
4 4 (1.57%) HTML
4 4 (1.57%) libvirt
5 3 (1.18%) POSIX
6 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.78%) CSS
6 2 (0.78%) WinForms
6 2 (0.78%) XML
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.63%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.67%) Replication
4 14 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.92%) Clustering
7 7 (2.75%) Fintech
8 6 (2.35%) PKI
8 6 (2.35%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.96%) HP Storage
10 4 (1.57%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.78%) Life Science
12 1 (0.39%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.39%) Handset
12 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) User Experience
12 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.39%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 212 (83.14%) Windows
2 145 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 87 (34.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (27.06%) Linux
5 62 (24.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 23 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (5.10%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.14%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.75%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.35%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.96%) AIX
13 5 (1.96%) Solaris
13 5 (1.96%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.57%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.57%) OpenBSD
14 4 (1.57%) Unix
14 4 (1.57%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (10.98%) ITIL
2 22 (8.63%) Data Management
3 21 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (8.24%) Presales
4 17 (6.67%) Migration
5 16 (6.27%) Mentoring
5 16 (6.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.49%) Asset Management
8 13 (5.10%) Benchmarking
8 13 (5.10%) Performance Engineering
8 13 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.31%) Product Management
10 10 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.53%) High Availability
11 9 (3.53%) Information Security
11 9 (3.53%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.53%) Project Management
12 8 (3.14%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.24%) SQL
2 19 (7.45%) C#
3 15 (5.88%) C++
4 9 (3.53%) Bash Shell
4 9 (3.53%) Python
5 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.75%) Ruby
7 6 (2.35%) Perl
8 4 (1.57%) Java
8 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.57%) VB
8 4 (1.57%) VBScript
9 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.39%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (16.86%) Degree
2 17 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.92%) CCNA
5 10 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.92%) MCSE
5 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.14%) CISSP
6 8 (3.14%) MCITP
7 5 (1.96%) MCSA
8 4 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (1.57%) MCP
8 4 (1.57%) MCTS
8 4 (1.57%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.18%) CEH
10 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.78%) MCDST
10 2 (0.78%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.10%) QA
1 13 (5.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) SAS 70
System Software
1 86 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (25.49%) Hyper-V
3 26 (10.20%) vSphere
4 18 (7.06%) VMware ESX
5 15 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.71%) NFS
7 10 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.96%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.57%) Ceph
10 4 (1.57%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.57%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.57%) KVM
10 4 (1.57%) NDS
10 4 (1.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (1.57%) QEMU
10 4 (1.57%) Squid
10 4 (1.57%) XenServer
11 3 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (14.90%) SCCM
2 19 (7.45%) SCOM
3 17 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 17 (6.67%) Simpana
4 16 (6.27%) Backup Exec
5 15 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 13 (5.10%) Perfmon
7 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (4.31%) WSUS
9 9 (3.53%) HP Data Protector
9 9 (3.53%) Legato
10 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.96%) SCDPM
12 4 (1.57%) CFEngine
12 4 (1.57%) Ganeti
12 4 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.57%) Puppet
12 4 (1.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 137 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 133 (52.16%) VMware
3 57 (22.35%) Cisco
4 53 (20.78%) Citrix
5 39 (15.29%) EMC
6 38 (14.90%) HP
7 37 (14.51%) Veeam
8 17 (6.67%) NetApp
9 16 (6.27%) Oracle
9 16 (6.27%) Red Hat
10 15 (5.88%) arcserve
11 12 (4.71%) Intel Security
12 11 (4.31%) Dell
12 11 (4.31%) Symantec
13 10 (3.92%) Forcepoint
13 10 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (3.53%) 3PAR
14 9 (3.53%) CommVault
14 9 (3.53%) Veritas
15 6 (2.35%) ArcSight
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