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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.16% 7.18% 6.07%
As % of the System Software category 49.38% 45.12% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 34
Average salary £37,750 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.52% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,875 £22,575
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £70,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
81 82 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.48% 15.92% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 69 80 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Slough

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 62 (93.94%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (39.39%) ITIL
4 21 (31.82%) VMware
5 19 (28.79%) Finance
6 18 (27.27%) Linux
6 18 (27.27%) SLA
7 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (24.24%) Incident Management
8 16 (24.24%) Firewall
9 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 15 (22.73%) MS Office
9 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.70%) Information Security
11 12 (18.18%) SQL
11 12 (18.18%) HP
11 12 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 10 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (15.15%) IBM
13 10 (15.15%) Internet
13 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (13.64%) Service Management
14 9 (13.64%) UNIX
14 9 (13.64%) Windows XP
14 9 (13.64%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.12%) IIS
2 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.03%) Lync
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.52%) Site Server
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Office
2 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Firewall
2 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.15%) Internet
4 8 (12.12%) LAN
4 8 (12.12%) WAN
5 7 (10.61%) VPN
5 7 (10.61%) DNS
6 6 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (6.06%) Wireless
7 4 (6.06%) DHCP
7 4 (6.06%) FTP
8 3 (4.55%) LDAP
8 3 (4.55%) SAN
8 3 (4.55%) Intranet
8 3 (4.55%) Network Security
8 3 (4.55%) WebEx
9 2 (3.03%) VLAN
9 2 (3.03%) VoIP
10 1 (1.52%) SSL
10 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Security Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) IT Support
3 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Service Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Security Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Field Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.55%) Information Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) XHTML
2 2 (3.03%) Ajax
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) CMDB
4 2 (3.03%) Symmetrix
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.03%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Xbox
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.52%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 62 (93.94%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 9 (13.64%) UNIX
7 8 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) Incident Management
3 13 (19.70%) Information Security
4 10 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (13.64%) Service Management
6 5 (7.58%) CRM
6 5 (7.58%) Data Security
6 5 (7.58%) Security Management
6 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (7.58%) Time Management
6 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.58%) Resource Management
6 5 (7.58%) SIEM
7 4 (6.06%) Coaching
7 4 (6.06%) Software Deployment
7 4 (6.06%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) Python
2 5 (7.58%) Ruby
2 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) Perl
2 5 (7.58%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) CCNA
1 7 (10.61%) CISSP
1 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.61%) MCP
2 6 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) SLA
2 12 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) vSphere
3 7 (10.61%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.55%) XenApp
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) Xen
6 1 (1.52%) pfSense
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) SCOM
2 5 (7.58%) Nessus
3 4 (6.06%) WSUS
4 2 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.03%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) HP
4 10 (15.15%) IBM
5 8 (12.12%) Dell
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco
6 7 (10.61%) Symantec
7 6 (9.09%) Citrix
8 5 (7.58%) McAfee
8 5 (7.58%) Websense
8 5 (7.58%) Mitel
8 5 (7.58%) Qualys
8 5 (7.58%) LogLogic
9 4 (6.06%) NetApp
10 3 (4.55%) DataCore
11 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.03%) FrontRange
11 2 (3.03%) Veritas
11 2 (3.03%) Remedy
11 2 (3.03%) BMC