The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 10 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 37 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.17% 4.27% 6.85%
As % of the System Software category 58.73% 38.36% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 34
Median salary £55,000 £34,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.42% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £25,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
63 73 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.72% 11.13% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 93
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 Slough

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Slough region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Slough

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Slough

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 66 (86.84%) Windows
2 55 (72.37%) Windows Server
3 37 (48.68%) Firewall
4 31 (40.79%) Linux
5 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 29 (38.16%) VMware
7 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (35.53%) DNS
9 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
9 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (32.89%) SQL
11 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
12 23 (30.26%) Hyper-V
13 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (27.63%) Cisco
14 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
15 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (21.05%) ITIL
15 16 (21.05%) MS Exchange
16 15 (19.74%) Dell
17 14 (18.42%) iPad
18 13 (17.11%) Office 365
18 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
18 13 (17.11%) vSphere
18 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
18 13 (17.11%) DHCP
18 13 (17.11%) MCSE
19 12 (15.79%) Server Building
20 11 (14.47%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 16 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.84%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.89%) OpenStack
5 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.95%) IIS
9 2 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.11%) Office 365
3 8 (10.53%) SaaS
4 7 (9.21%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (9.21%) SoftLayer
5 5 (6.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.95%) IaaS
7 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.68%) Firewall
2 27 (35.53%) DNS
3 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (17.11%) DHCP
5 10 (13.16%) LAN
5 10 (13.16%) Network Security
6 9 (11.84%) SAN
7 8 (10.53%) VoIP
8 7 (9.21%) SMTP
8 7 (9.21%) Wireless
9 6 (7.89%) VSAN
10 5 (6.58%) MPLS
10 5 (6.58%) NAS
10 5 (6.58%) SNMP
11 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (3.95%) PBX
12 3 (3.95%) VPN
12 3 (3.95%) WAN
13 1 (1.32%) Intranet
13 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.95%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Vagrant
2 5 (6.58%) WinDbg
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.21%) Legal
3 5 (6.58%) Back Office
4 3 (3.95%) French Language
4 3 (3.95%) German Language
4 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) IT Manager
3 11 (14.47%) Systems Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Architect
4 8 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) IT Support
5 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.21%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Automation Architect
6 6 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.58%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Middleware
2 6 (7.89%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) iPad
2 8 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (7.89%) FlexPod
3 6 (7.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.95%) AS400
5 3 (3.95%) iPhone
5 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (86.84%) Windows
2 55 (72.37%) Windows Server
3 31 (40.79%) Linux
4 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
7 11 (14.47%) Windows 8
8 9 (11.84%) Windows XP
9 6 (7.89%) CentOS
10 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
11 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
11 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.95%) Windows Phone
12 3 (3.95%) zOS
13 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) Server Building
3 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (14.47%) High Availability
3 11 (14.47%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (13.16%) Migration
5 8 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (10.53%) Demand Management
5 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.21%) Converged Infrastructure
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (6.58%) Change Control
8 5 (6.58%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.58%) Presales
9 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (3.95%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.84%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) Perl
5 7 (9.21%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) Ruby
6 5 (6.58%) C
6 5 (6.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.11%) MCSE
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 6 (7.89%) VCDX
5 5 (6.58%) CCNP
5 5 (6.58%) CCVP
6 4 (5.26%) CISSP
6 4 (5.26%) MCSA
6 4 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (3.95%) GCIH
7 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.63%) CCNA
9 1 (1.32%) CCIE
9 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
2 11 (14.47%) SLA
3 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Hyper-V
2 13 (17.11%) vSphere
3 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.21%) vCloud
5 6 (7.89%) Docker
5 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.58%) ISA Server
7 4 (5.26%) Firmware
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.21%) Ansible
2 7 (9.21%) Puppet
2 7 (9.21%) vRealize
3 6 (7.89%) WSUS
4 3 (3.95%) Grafana
5 2 (2.63%) SCOM
6 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.16%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) Cisco
4 15 (19.74%) Dell
5 9 (11.84%) HP
6 7 (9.21%) Nimsoft
7 5 (6.58%) Avaya
8 4 (5.26%) IBM
8 4 (5.26%) NetApp
9 3 (3.95%) Citrix
9 3 (3.95%) Kaspersky
9 3 (3.95%) Sun
9 3 (3.95%) Xerox
10 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.63%) Veeam
11 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.32%) Symantec