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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 161 183 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.40% 8.13% 5.40%
As % of the System Software category 46.40% 48.93% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 112 146 96
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £19,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
347 374 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.79% 16.61% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 237 310 190
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 255 (79.44%) Microsoft
2 247 (76.95%) Windows
3 123 (38.32%) VMware
4 118 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (36.45%) MS Exchange
6 98 (30.53%) Security Cleared
7 95 (29.60%) MS Excel
8 89 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (25.86%) SC Cleared
10 82 (25.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 81 (25.23%) SQL Server
12 73 (22.74%) TCP/IP
13 69 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2010
14 68 (21.18%) Citrix
15 67 (20.87%) DNS
16 66 (20.56%) Hyper-V
17 62 (19.31%) SCCM
18 61 (19.00%) SQL
18 61 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 59 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2003
20 58 (18.07%) DV Cleared
20 58 (18.07%) HP
21 56 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2007
22 54 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2013
23 53 (16.51%) MCSE
24 52 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
25 48 (14.95%) DHCP
26 46 (14.33%) ITIL
27 45 (14.02%) EMC
28 44 (13.71%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (36.45%) MS Exchange
2 69 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 56 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (13.71%) IIS
7 36 (11.21%) SharePoint
8 30 (9.35%) Lync
9 13 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2000
10 10 (3.12%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.87%) Documentum
11 6 (1.87%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.87%) Apache
12 5 (1.56%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 95 (29.60%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.08%) MS Office
3 11 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.74%) Office 365
2 8 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (22.74%) TCP/IP
2 67 (20.87%) DNS
3 48 (14.95%) DHCP
4 42 (13.08%) SAN
5 39 (12.15%) Firewall
6 23 (7.17%) NAS
7 15 (4.67%) Wireshark
7 15 (4.67%) VPN
8 14 (4.36%) WAN
8 14 (4.36%) SMTP
8 14 (4.36%) LAN
8 14 (4.36%) WAAS
8 14 (4.36%) VLAN
8 14 (4.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (4.05%) IMAP
10 10 (3.12%) Kerberos
11 8 (2.49%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.18%) Wireless
13 5 (1.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) MySQL
6 1 (0.31%) DB2
6 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.05%) WebLOAD
1 13 (4.05%) AQtime
2 5 (1.56%) WinRunner
2 5 (1.56%) TestDirector
2 5 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 28 (8.72%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.56%) Retail
4 4 (1.25%) Billing
5 3 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Electronics
6 2 (0.62%) Automotive
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
6 2 (0.62%) Hungarian Language
7 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (28.04%) Support Engineer
2 57 (17.76%) Consultant
3 32 (9.97%) Administrator
4 29 (9.03%) Analyst
4 29 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (8.10%) Technical Support
6 24 (7.48%) Security Engineer
7 23 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (6.85%) Desktop Support
8 22 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 22 (6.85%) Security Support Engineer
9 20 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (5.92%) Architect
10 19 (5.92%) Microsoft Consultant
11 17 (5.30%) Senior Consultant
11 17 (5.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 17 (5.30%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (4.98%) Server Engineer
12 16 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (4.98%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.61%) .NET
2 13 (4.05%) MAPI
3 6 (1.87%) Web Services
4 4 (1.25%) SAML
5 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.62%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.31%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.03%) Clustering
2 15 (4.67%) PKI
3 14 (4.36%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.74%) CLARiiON
4 12 (3.74%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.49%) Celerra
6 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.87%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.87%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.87%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.56%) Statistics
8 5 (1.56%) Replication
9 4 (1.25%) PDA
10 3 (0.93%) IPTV
11 2 (0.62%) Firmware
11 2 (0.62%) DTV
11 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.62%) iPhone
11 2 (0.62%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 247 (76.95%) Windows
2 118 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (25.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (12.46%) Linux
6 36 (11.21%) Windows 7
7 33 (10.28%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.43%) Windows 2000
10 11 (3.43%) UNIX
11 5 (1.56%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.62%) CentOS
13 2 (0.62%) Solaris
13 2 (0.62%) AIX
13 2 (0.62%) VMS
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.33%) ITIL
2 25 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (5.92%) Migration
4 16 (4.98%) Change Control
5 15 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (4.67%) Identity Management
5 15 (4.67%) Configuration Management
6 13 (4.05%) Benchmarking
6 13 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (3.12%) Change Management
8 9 (2.80%) Service Delivery
8 9 (2.80%) Data Security
9 8 (2.49%) Project Management
9 8 (2.49%) Problem Management
10 7 (2.18%) Network Management
10 7 (2.18%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (1.87%) Validation
12 5 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (1.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (19.00%) SQL
2 25 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.67%) C#
4 13 (4.05%) C++
5 7 (2.18%) Python
5 7 (2.18%) Ruby
6 6 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.87%) VBScript
6 6 (1.87%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.56%) C
7 5 (1.56%) VB
8 4 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 83 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 61 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (18.07%) DV Cleared
5 53 (16.51%) MCSE
6 33 (10.28%) MCP
7 27 (8.41%) MCITP
8 26 (8.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (6.54%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (5.92%) CCA
11 17 (5.30%) Degree
12 14 (4.36%) NCDA
12 14 (4.36%) NCIE
12 14 (4.36%) VTSP
12 14 (4.36%) MCTS
13 10 (3.12%) CCEA
14 9 (2.80%) MCSA
14 9 (2.80%) CCIA
15 8 (2.49%) VCAP
15 8 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.54%) SLA
2 18 (5.61%) QA
3 9 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 89 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (20.56%) Hyper-V
3 32 (9.97%) VMware ESX
4 21 (6.54%) XenDesktop
5 18 (5.61%) vSphere
5 18 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (5.30%) XenApp
7 14 (4.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 14 (4.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (4.36%) vCloud
8 11 (3.43%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.87%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.56%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.25%) Xen
11 4 (1.25%) XenServer
12 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.62%) Nmap
12 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.62%) KVM
12 2 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 62 (19.31%) SCCM
2 31 (9.66%) SCOM
3 28 (8.72%) WSUS
4 23 (7.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (3.74%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.43%) HP SIM
7 9 (2.80%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.18%) ARCserve
8 7 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (1.25%) Netcool
11 2 (0.62%) DameWare
11 2 (0.62%) PureDisk
11 2 (0.62%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.62%) SCSM
11 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 255 (79.44%) Microsoft
2 123 (38.32%) VMware
3 68 (21.18%) Citrix
4 58 (18.07%) HP
5 45 (14.02%) EMC
6 31 (9.66%) Cisco
7 20 (6.23%) Oracle
8 18 (5.61%) Red Hat
9 17 (5.30%) IBM
9 17 (5.30%) Lumension
10 16 (4.98%) NetApp
10 16 (4.98%) Symantec
11 15 (4.67%) Dell
12 11 (3.43%) Websense
12 11 (3.43%) SolarWinds
12 11 (3.43%) ArcSight
13 9 (2.80%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.80%) F5
14 8 (2.49%) McAfee
14 8 (2.49%) AppSense
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