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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 123 211 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.49% 8.55% 7.84%
As % of the System Software category 38.32% 59.44% 57.88%
Number of salaries quoted 107 159 152
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
321 355 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.93% 14.38% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 288 247 264
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -18.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 April 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 245 (81.94%) Windows
2 166 (55.52%) Windows Server
3 165 (55.18%) Microsoft
4 164 (54.85%) VMware
5 100 (33.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 97 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (32.44%) DNS
7 81 (27.09%) MS Exchange
8 78 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 77 (25.75%) Cisco
10 75 (25.08%) Linux
11 74 (24.75%) TCP/IP
12 73 (24.41%) SQL
13 72 (24.08%) Hyper-V
14 67 (22.41%) SAN
15 66 (22.07%) SQL Server
16 64 (21.40%) DHCP
17 63 (21.07%) Firewall
18 55 (18.39%) Citrix
19 53 (17.73%) IIS
20 52 (17.39%) Degree
21 49 (16.39%) SCCM
21 49 (16.39%) HP
22 48 (16.05%) EMC
23 45 (15.05%) Office 365
24 44 (14.72%) MS Excel
25 40 (13.38%) Veeam
26 37 (12.37%) ITIL
27 32 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
28 31 (10.37%) Skype for Business

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 81 (27.09%) MS Exchange
2 53 (17.73%) IIS
3 32 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (10.37%) Skype for Business
5 18 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (5.69%) Apache
7 15 (5.02%) SharePoint
8 14 (4.68%) WebSphere
9 11 (3.68%) IBM Domino
10 10 (3.34%) Tomcat
10 10 (3.34%) WebLogic
11 9 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (3.01%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
15 4 (1.34%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.67%) Confluence
16 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.05%) Office 365
2 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.01%) SaaS
4 5 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (32.44%) DNS
2 74 (24.75%) TCP/IP
3 67 (22.41%) SAN
4 64 (21.40%) DHCP
5 63 (21.07%) Firewall
6 25 (8.36%) NAS
7 24 (8.03%) LAN
7 24 (8.03%) LDAP
8 23 (7.69%) SMTP
8 23 (7.69%) WAN
9 20 (6.69%) VPN
10 19 (6.35%) HTTP
11 18 (6.02%) SSL
12 16 (5.35%) Internet
12 16 (5.35%) VLAN
13 15 (5.02%) Network Security
14 14 (4.68%) Wireshark
15 13 (4.35%) Skype
16 12 (4.01%) IMAP
17 11 (3.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.00%) MySQL
7 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (4.35%) AQtime
1 13 (4.35%) WebLOAD
2 6 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.34%) JIRA
4 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (6.02%) Finance
2 12 (4.01%) German Language
3 9 (3.01%) Retail
4 4 (1.34%) Publishing
4 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.00%) French Language
5 3 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.67%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (26.42%) Support Engineer
2 49 (16.39%) Technical Support
3 46 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (12.71%) Technical Engineer
5 35 (11.71%) Technical Support Engineer
6 34 (11.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 33 (11.04%) Analyst
8 28 (9.36%) IT Engineer
9 25 (8.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (7.69%) IT Support
11 21 (7.02%) Support Analyst
12 19 (6.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
13 16 (5.35%) IT Support Engineer
14 15 (5.02%) Administrator
15 14 (4.68%) Architect
15 14 (4.68%) Infrastructure Support
16 12 (4.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
16 12 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.35%) .NET
2 12 (4.01%) MAPI
3 8 (2.68%) Web Services
4 5 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.67%) HTML
5 3 (1.00%) libvirt
5 3 (1.00%) POSIX
6 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.67%) CSS
6 2 (0.67%) WinForms
7 1 (0.33%) COM
7 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.33%) Middleware
7 1 (0.33%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.36%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.35%) Replication
5 17 (5.69%) Clustering
6 10 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.34%) Fintech
7 7 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.67%) HP Storage
8 5 (1.67%) PKI
9 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.00%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.67%) Life Science
11 2 (0.67%) Statistics
12 1 (0.33%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.33%) Handset
12 1 (0.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 245 (81.94%) Windows
2 166 (55.52%) Windows Server
3 97 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (25.08%) Linux
6 31 (10.37%) Windows 7
7 30 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.35%) Solaris
9 13 (4.35%) Unix
10 11 (3.68%) Windows 10
11 10 (3.34%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.34%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.01%) CentOS
12 6 (2.01%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.67%) Debian
13 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.34%) HPUX
14 4 (1.34%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.37%) ITIL
2 28 (9.36%) Presales
3 25 (8.36%) Data Management
4 20 (6.69%) Mentoring
5 19 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.02%) Migration
7 17 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.35%) ITIL V3
9 14 (4.68%) Asset Management
10 13 (4.35%) Benchmarking
10 13 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
10 13 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.01%) Information Security
11 12 (4.01%) Product Management
12 11 (3.68%) CRM
12 11 (3.68%) Project Management
13 10 (3.34%) Open Source
14 9 (3.01%) Problem Management
14 9 (3.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.41%) SQL
2 20 (6.69%) C#
3 16 (5.35%) C++
4 15 (5.02%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.34%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.68%) Perl
6 8 (2.68%) Python
7 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.67%) Ruby
8 5 (1.67%) VB
8 5 (1.67%) VBScript
9 4 (1.34%) Java
10 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.67%) C
11 2 (0.67%) PHP
12 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (17.39%) Degree
2 27 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.02%) MCSE
4 13 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.35%) MCITP
5 12 (4.01%) CCNA
5 12 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.34%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.68%) MCSA
8 7 (2.34%) CISSP
9 6 (2.01%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.01%) MCP
9 6 (2.01%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.67%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.34%) MCTS
12 3 (1.00%) CEH
12 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.35%) SLA
2 13 (4.35%) QA
3 6 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) SAS 70
System Software
1 100 (33.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (24.08%) Hyper-V
3 27 (9.03%) VMware ESX
4 26 (8.70%) vSphere
5 17 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.35%) NFS
7 8 (2.68%) ISA Server
8 7 (2.34%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.67%) DFS Replication
9 5 (1.67%) Xen
9 5 (1.67%) XenServer
10 4 (1.34%) NDS
10 4 (1.34%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (1.34%) OpenSSH
10 4 (1.34%) Squid
10 4 (1.34%) XenApp
11 3 (1.00%) Ceph
11 3 (1.00%) KVM
11 3 (1.00%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.67%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 49 (16.39%) SCCM
2 28 (9.36%) Backup Exec
3 22 (7.36%) SCOM
4 18 (6.02%) NetBackup
4 18 (6.02%) Simpana
5 13 (4.35%) Perfmon
6 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (3.34%) EMC NetWorker
8 9 (3.01%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (3.01%) Legato
9 6 (2.01%) WSUS
10 4 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.34%) MOM
10 4 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (1.34%) SCDPM
10 4 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 165 (55.18%) Microsoft
2 164 (54.85%) VMware
3 77 (25.75%) Cisco
4 55 (18.39%) Citrix
5 49 (16.39%) HP
6 48 (16.05%) EMC
7 40 (13.38%) Veeam
8 26 (8.70%) Oracle
8 26 (8.70%) Symantec
9 21 (7.02%) NetApp
10 19 (6.35%) Red Hat
11 18 (6.02%) arcserve
12 17 (5.69%) Dell
13 16 (5.35%) Forcepoint
14 12 (4.01%) CommVault
14 12 (4.01%) IBM
14 12 (4.01%) Intel Security
15 10 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (3.34%) Sun
16 9 (3.01%) Veritas
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