The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 16 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 181 243 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.59% 10.75% 4.19%
As % of the System Software category 49.73% 57.04% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 113 208 80
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
364 426 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.26% 18.84% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 230 359 190
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Berkshire

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 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 283 (79.27%) Microsoft
2 269 (75.35%) Windows
3 139 (38.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 129 (36.13%) MS Exchange
5 127 (35.57%) VMware
6 111 (31.09%) MS Excel
6 111 (31.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 108 (30.25%) Security Cleared
8 93 (26.05%) SC Cleared
9 82 (22.97%) SQL Server
10 81 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (22.13%) SQL
12 76 (21.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 71 (19.89%) Hyper-V
13 71 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 70 (19.61%) Citrix
15 68 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
16 67 (18.77%) DNS
16 67 (18.77%) TCP/IP
17 66 (18.49%) SCCM
18 65 (18.21%) IIS
18 65 (18.21%) HP
19 64 (17.93%) Exchange Server 2003
20 62 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
21 61 (17.09%) MCSE
22 58 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2013
22 58 (16.25%) DV Cleared
23 54 (15.13%) DHCP
24 52 (14.57%) SAN
24 52 (14.57%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 129 (36.13%) MS Exchange
2 76 (21.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (18.21%) IIS
5 64 (17.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 58 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 48 (13.45%) Lync
8 41 (11.48%) SharePoint
9 13 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2000
10 12 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (3.08%) Apache
12 10 (2.80%) Tomcat
13 7 (1.96%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 4 (1.12%) Documentum
16 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
17 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 111 (31.09%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.89%) MS Office
3 12 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Sage 200
1 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.92%) Office 365
2 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (18.77%) DNS
1 67 (18.77%) TCP/IP
2 54 (15.13%) DHCP
3 52 (14.57%) SAN
3 52 (14.57%) Firewall
4 26 (7.28%) NAS
5 19 (5.32%) LAN
5 19 (5.32%) WAN
6 16 (4.48%) VLAN
6 16 (4.48%) VPN
7 14 (3.92%) SMTP
8 13 (3.64%) Internet
8 13 (3.64%) IMAP
8 13 (3.64%) Wireshark
9 10 (2.80%) Kerberos
10 8 (2.24%) WAAS
10 8 (2.24%) NetScaler
10 8 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.68%) LDAP
12 5 (1.40%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.28%) MySQL
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (3.64%) AQtime
1 13 (3.64%) WebLOAD
2 5 (1.40%) WinRunner
2 5 (1.40%) TestDirector
2 5 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 23 (6.44%) Finance
2 16 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.68%) Retail
4 4 (1.12%) Billing
5 3 (0.84%) Automotive
6 2 (0.56%) Hungarian Language
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.56%) Legal
6 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (24.65%) Support Engineer
2 78 (21.85%) Consultant
3 35 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
4 32 (8.96%) Architect
5 30 (8.40%) Technical Support
5 30 (8.40%) Administrator
5 30 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (8.12%) Analyst
6 29 (8.12%) Microsoft Consultant
7 28 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (6.16%) Security Support Engineer
8 22 (6.16%) Security Engineer
9 19 (5.32%) Server Engineer
9 19 (5.32%) Technical Support Engineer
9 19 (5.32%) Technical Engineer
9 19 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (5.04%) Support Consultant
10 18 (5.04%) Desktop Support
11 16 (4.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.68%) .NET
2 14 (3.92%) MAPI
3 9 (2.52%) Web Services
4 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.40%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.40%) Silverlight
6 4 (1.12%) SAML
7 3 (0.84%) COM
7 3 (0.84%) WCF
8 2 (0.56%) XML
8 2 (0.56%) RSS
9 1 (0.28%) HTML
9 1 (0.28%) MFC
9 1 (0.28%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.28%) Clustering
2 17 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.20%) PKI
4 14 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.24%) CLARiiON
6 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.40%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.40%) Statistics
7 5 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.12%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.12%) Celerra
8 4 (1.12%) PDA
8 4 (1.12%) Firmware
9 3 (0.84%) Replication
9 3 (0.84%) IPTV
10 2 (0.56%) Social Media
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.56%) DTV
11 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 269 (75.35%) Windows
2 139 (38.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (31.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (12.61%) Linux
6 43 (12.04%) Windows XP
7 31 (8.68%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.92%) UNIX
10 13 (3.64%) Windows 8
11 12 (3.36%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.96%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.84%) VMS
14 1 (0.28%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.89%) ITIL
2 24 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (5.32%) Migration
4 18 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (4.76%) Data Security
6 15 (4.20%) Identity Management
6 15 (4.20%) Configuration Management
7 14 (3.92%) Change Control
8 13 (3.64%) Benchmarking
8 13 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (3.08%) Business Continuity
9 11 (3.08%) Problem Management
10 9 (2.52%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.52%) Project Management
11 8 (2.24%) Change Management
12 7 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
13 6 (1.68%) Validation
13 6 (1.68%) CRM
14 5 (1.40%) Service Management
14 5 (1.40%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (22.13%) SQL
2 23 (6.44%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.32%) C#
4 16 (4.48%) C++
5 10 (2.80%) Python
6 8 (2.24%) Java
6 8 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.96%) Perl
7 7 (1.96%) Ruby
8 6 (1.68%) VBScript
9 5 (1.40%) C
10 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.12%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 108 (30.25%) Security Cleared
2 93 (26.05%) SC Cleared
3 71 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (17.09%) MCSE
5 58 (16.25%) DV Cleared
6 36 (10.08%) MCITP
7 34 (9.52%) MCP
8 22 (6.16%) Degree
9 19 (5.32%) MCSA
9 19 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (3.64%) CCA
12 9 (2.52%) MCTS
13 8 (2.24%) NCDA
13 8 (2.24%) NCIE
13 8 (2.24%) VTSP
13 8 (2.24%) CCIA
14 6 (1.68%) CCEE
14 6 (1.68%) CCEA
14 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.44%) SLA
2 18 (5.04%) QA
3 9 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (19.89%) Hyper-V
3 27 (7.56%) VMware ESX
4 22 (6.16%) XenDesktop
5 21 (5.88%) XenApp
5 21 (5.88%) vSphere
5 21 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (5.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (3.08%) Terminal Server
9 8 (2.24%) vCloud
10 7 (1.96%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.68%) XenServer
11 6 (1.68%) Xen
11 6 (1.68%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.84%) UAG
13 2 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.56%) KVM
13 2 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 66 (18.49%) SCCM
2 39 (10.92%) SCOM
3 28 (7.84%) WSUS
4 25 (7.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 16 (4.48%) NetBackup
6 15 (4.20%) Backup Exec
7 13 (3.64%) HP SIM
8 12 (3.36%) ARCserve
8 12 (3.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (1.40%) DameWare
10 5 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.12%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.12%) SCSM
11 4 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.12%) Netcool
12 3 (0.84%) Legato
12 3 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 283 (79.27%) Microsoft
2 127 (35.57%) VMware
3 70 (19.61%) Citrix
4 65 (18.21%) HP
5 41 (11.48%) EMC
6 25 (7.00%) Cisco
7 23 (6.44%) Symantec
8 22 (6.16%) Oracle
9 19 (5.32%) Dell
10 18 (5.04%) Red Hat
10 18 (5.04%) Websense
11 17 (4.76%) F5
12 15 (4.20%) IBM
12 15 (4.20%) Lumension
13 13 (3.64%) Nokia
13 13 (3.64%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.64%) Sourcefire
14 11 (3.08%) NetApp
14 11 (3.08%) ArcSight
14 11 (3.08%) SolarWinds
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