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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 23 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 93 174 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.64% 8.46% 7.62%
As % of the System Software category 50.54% 53.21% 62.37%
Number of salaries quoted 76 155 136
Median salary £46,250 £38,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.12% -1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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
184 327 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.12% 15.90% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 131 297 207
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 213 (95.09%) Windows
2 135 (60.27%) VMware
3 134 (59.82%) Windows Server
4 96 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 91 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 89 (39.73%) Hyper-V
7 69 (30.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (28.13%) DNS
9 59 (26.34%) Office 365
10 57 (25.45%) MS Exchange
11 53 (23.66%) SQL Server
12 51 (22.77%) SAN
13 45 (20.09%) Windows 7
14 44 (19.64%) MS Excel
14 44 (19.64%) Cisco
15 42 (18.75%) TCP/IP
15 42 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (18.30%) Linux
17 40 (17.86%) SQL
18 39 (17.41%) NetApp
19 33 (14.73%) ITIL
20 31 (13.84%) DHCP
21 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (13.39%) Veeam
22 29 (12.95%) HP
23 28 (12.50%) Firewall
23 28 (12.50%) SLA
24 27 (12.05%) Clustering
24 27 (12.05%) SCCM
25 26 (11.61%) Backup Exec

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 57 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.93%) IIS
2 20 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.34%) Documentum
7 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.89%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.91%) MS Office
3 6 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 59 (26.34%) Office 365
2 23 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.89%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.13%) DNS
2 51 (22.77%) SAN
3 42 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 31 (13.84%) DHCP
5 28 (12.50%) Firewall
6 26 (11.61%) VPN
7 25 (11.16%) VLAN
8 23 (10.27%) LAN
8 23 (10.27%) WAN
9 21 (9.38%) NAS
10 13 (5.80%) Internet
10 13 (5.80%) SMTP
11 9 (4.02%) Network Security
12 8 (3.57%) Skype
12 8 (3.57%) SSL
13 7 (3.13%) HTTP
14 6 (2.68%) BGP
14 6 (2.68%) Kerberos
14 6 (2.68%) LDAP
14 6 (2.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.79%) WebLOAD
2 2 (0.89%) AQtime
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) MSI
3 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (3.13%) Finance
2 6 (2.68%) Automotive
3 5 (2.23%) Advertising
4 4 (1.79%) Law
4 4 (1.79%) Marketing
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.34%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 39 (17.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 36 (16.07%) Technical Engineer
4 34 (15.18%) Technical Support
5 33 (14.73%) Technical Support Engineer
6 31 (13.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 29 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (12.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (10.71%) Analyst
10 23 (10.27%) IT Support
10 23 (10.27%) Windows Engineer
11 18 (8.04%) Support Analyst
12 16 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (6.70%) Consultant
13 15 (6.70%) IT Analyst
14 14 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
14 14 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 14 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
14 14 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.89%) .NET
1 2 (0.89%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.89%) MAPI
2 1 (0.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) Clustering
2 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.91%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.68%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.68%) PKI
8 5 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.79%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.89%) iPhone
10 2 (0.89%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) NHS
11 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (95.09%) Windows
2 134 (59.82%) Windows Server
3 69 (30.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (20.09%) Windows 7
5 42 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (18.30%) Linux
7 24 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.91%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (4.91%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.46%) Unix
11 7 (3.13%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.34%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.89%) CentOS
15 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.73%) ITIL
2 23 (10.27%) Data Protection
2 23 (10.27%) Presales
3 16 (7.14%) Data Management
3 16 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 13 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
4 13 (5.80%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (4.91%) Migration
5 11 (4.91%) Project Management
6 9 (4.02%) Load Balancing
6 9 (4.02%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 8 (3.57%) Service Management
7 8 (3.57%) Validation
7 8 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (3.13%) Business Continuity
9 6 (2.68%) ITIL V3
9 6 (2.68%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.86%) SQL
2 9 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.34%) C++
3 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.89%) C#
4 2 (0.89%) PHP
4 2 (0.89%) VB
5 1 (0.45%) C
5 1 (0.45%) Perl
5 1 (0.45%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.38%) MCSE
3 19 (8.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.70%) CCNA
6 13 (5.80%) MCITP
7 12 (5.36%) Degree
8 9 (4.02%) MCP
9 8 (3.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.68%) CCNP
11 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.79%) MCSA
11 4 (1.79%) MCTS
11 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.89%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.89%) CCIE
12 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.89%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.50%) SLA
2 9 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.34%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 91 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (39.73%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.80%) vSphere
4 12 (5.36%) vCloud
5 9 (4.02%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.89%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) KVM
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) NFS
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (12.05%) SCCM
2 26 (11.61%) Backup Exec
3 15 (6.70%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (3.57%) WSUS
5 6 (2.68%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (2.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.79%) SCOM
8 3 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.34%) vMotion
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.89%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.45%) Simpana
Vendors
1 135 (60.27%) VMware
2 96 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 44 (19.64%) Cisco
4 39 (17.41%) NetApp
5 30 (13.39%) Veeam
6 29 (12.95%) HP
7 22 (9.82%) EMC
8 19 (8.48%) Veritas
9 17 (7.59%) CommVault
10 15 (6.70%) arcserve
11 13 (5.80%) Citrix
12 12 (5.36%) Red Hat
13 9 (4.02%) IBM
14 7 (3.13%) Dell
14 7 (3.13%) Symantec
15 6 (2.68%) Juniper
16 5 (2.23%) CheckPoint
16 5 (2.23%) Oracle
17 4 (1.79%) Forcepoint
17 4 (1.79%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Training & Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Guru Careers
Salary: 24000-26000 Per Annum DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago