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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 27 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 105 160 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.68% 7.46% 8.10%
As % of the System Software category 46.88% 51.28% 64.38%
Number of salaries quoted 84 137 151
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
224 312 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.37% 14.54% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 163 261 221
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 24 January 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 224 (95.32%) Windows
2 158 (67.23%) VMware
3 135 (57.45%) Windows Server
4 111 (47.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 107 (45.53%) Microsoft
6 100 (42.55%) Hyper-V
7 73 (31.06%) SQL Server
8 71 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (28.09%) DNS
10 63 (26.81%) MS Exchange
11 59 (25.11%) Linux
12 58 (24.68%) TCP/IP
13 55 (23.40%) SAN
14 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
15 53 (22.55%) Office 365
16 51 (21.70%) Cisco
17 47 (20.00%) Windows 7
18 45 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 40 (17.02%) SQL
20 38 (16.17%) NetApp
20 38 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
21 36 (15.32%) SLA
22 35 (14.89%) VPN
22 35 (14.89%) IIS
22 35 (14.89%) ITIL
22 35 (14.89%) Presales
23 32 (13.62%) HP
24 31 (13.19%) LAN
24 31 (13.19%) WAN
24 31 (13.19%) Firewall

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 63 (26.81%) MS Exchange
2 35 (14.89%) IIS
3 25 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.81%) Skype for Business
5 14 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.70%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.28%) Apache
8 3 (1.28%) Documentum
9 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.11%) MS Office
3 8 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.55%) Office 365
2 20 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.13%) SaaS
5 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.85%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) G Suite
8 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (28.09%) DNS
2 58 (24.68%) TCP/IP
3 55 (23.40%) SAN
4 35 (14.89%) VPN
5 31 (13.19%) Firewall
5 31 (13.19%) LAN
5 31 (13.19%) WAN
6 30 (12.77%) DHCP
7 25 (10.64%) VLAN
8 24 (10.21%) SMTP
9 23 (9.79%) NAS
10 14 (5.96%) LDAP
11 13 (5.53%) FTP
12 11 (4.68%) Skype
13 10 (4.26%) VoIP
14 8 (3.40%) Network Security
14 8 (3.40%) SSL
15 7 (2.98%) Internet
16 6 (2.55%) BGP
16 6 (2.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.96%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.55%) LoadRunner
1 6 (2.55%) WebLOAD
2 4 (1.70%) AQtime
2 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (5.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.55%) Finance
3 5 (2.13%) Advertising
4 4 (1.70%) Automotive
4 4 (1.70%) Law
5 3 (1.28%) French Language
5 3 (1.28%) German Language
5 3 (1.28%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.28%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (34.89%) Support Engineer
2 37 (15.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 35 (14.89%) Technical Engineer
4 32 (13.62%) Technical Support
5 31 (13.19%) Technical Support Engineer
6 30 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (9.79%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (8.09%) Analyst
10 19 (8.09%) IT Support
11 16 (6.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (6.81%) Consultant
11 16 (6.81%) Windows Support Engineer
12 15 (6.38%) Architect
12 15 (6.38%) Technical Architect
13 14 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 14 (5.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.55%) .NET
2 4 (1.70%) MAPI
3 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Clustering
2 23 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.81%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.53%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.40%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.98%) PKI
9 4 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.85%) Replication
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) NHS
11 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 224 (95.32%) Windows
2 135 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 71 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (25.11%) Linux
5 47 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 45 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (4.68%) Unix
9 11 (4.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (4.26%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.98%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.85%) CentOS
13 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.89%) ITIL
1 35 (14.89%) Presales
2 23 (9.79%) Data Protection
3 18 (7.66%) Project Management
4 14 (5.96%) Load Balancing
5 13 (5.53%) Project Planning
5 13 (5.53%) Validation
6 12 (5.11%) Migration
6 12 (5.11%) Server Monitoring
6 12 (5.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 11 (4.68%) Data Management
8 10 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (3.83%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (3.83%) Service Management
10 8 (3.40%) Performance Engineering
10 8 (3.40%) Performance Testing
10 8 (3.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.02%) SQL
2 13 (5.53%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.13%) C++
4 4 (1.70%) C#
5 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.06%) MCSE
3 23 (9.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (8.51%) MCITP
5 19 (8.09%) Degree
6 16 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (6.38%) CCNA
8 13 (5.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.83%) MCP
10 6 (2.55%) CCNP
11 4 (1.70%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.70%) MCSA
11 4 (1.70%) MCTS
11 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.28%) CISSP
13 2 (0.85%) CCIE
13 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.85%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.32%) SLA
2 10 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.43%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 111 (47.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (42.55%) Hyper-V
3 27 (11.49%) vSphere
4 26 (11.06%) vCloud
5 16 (6.81%) VMware ESX
6 13 (5.53%) Terminal Services
6 13 (5.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.85%) XenApp
9 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.43%) KVM
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (8.94%) SCCM
2 20 (8.51%) Backup Exec
3 13 (5.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 10 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.40%) WSUS
6 6 (2.55%) Perfmon
7 4 (1.70%) Legato
8 3 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.28%) vMotion
9 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.85%) Nmap
9 2 (0.85%) SCOM
10 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 158 (67.23%) VMware
2 107 (45.53%) Microsoft
3 51 (21.70%) Cisco
4 38 (16.17%) NetApp
5 32 (13.62%) HP
6 24 (10.21%) Veeam
7 21 (8.94%) Veritas
8 17 (7.23%) EMC
8 17 (7.23%) Oracle
8 17 (7.23%) Red Hat
9 16 (6.81%) Citrix
10 11 (4.68%) CommVault
10 11 (4.68%) IBM
11 10 (4.26%) arcserve
12 9 (3.83%) Huawei
12 9 (3.83%) Symantec
13 8 (3.40%) Juniper
14 6 (2.55%) Dell
15 5 (2.13%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.70%) Avaya
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