Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 604 443 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.17% 6.87% 7.65%
As % of the System Software category 49.96% 46.48% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 457 404 606
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £20,825 £24,875
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,209 953 1,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.35% 14.77% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 921 822 1,171
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,775 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Berkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Berkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Berkshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 199 £35,000 - 22
Maidenhead +16 187 £47,500 +8.05% 7
Slough +6 78 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Bracknell -1 54 £35,000 -17.65% 7
Wokingham +1 37 £35,000 -6.04% 2
Newbury -10 16 £41,500 +50.91% 1
Windsor -1 6 £33,250 +20.91% 1
Crowthorne - 5 £22,000 - 1
Thatcham +3 1 £41,000 +36.67% 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 454 (75.17%) Windows
2 413 (68.38%) Microsoft
3 325 (53.81%) Windows Server
4 237 (39.24%) Office 365
5 213 (35.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 201 (33.28%) VMware
7 169 (27.98%) Hyper-V
8 163 (26.99%) ITIL
9 157 (25.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 144 (23.84%) SQL Server
11 136 (22.52%) IIS
12 133 (22.02%) SQL
13 131 (21.69%) Linux
14 110 (18.21%) DNS
15 109 (18.05%) Windows 10
16 103 (17.05%) MS Exchange
17 102 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 100 (16.56%) Citrix
19 98 (16.23%) SCCM
20 95 (15.73%) ServiceNow
21 91 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
21 91 (15.07%) DHCP
21 91 (15.07%) Windows 7
22 89 (14.74%) Service Management
23 87 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
23 87 (14.40%) Problem Management
24 83 (13.74%) Logistics
25 82 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
26 80 (13.25%) TCP/IP
27 79 (13.08%) Firewall

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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
1 136 (22.52%) IIS
2 103 (17.05%) MS Exchange
3 45 (7.45%) Skype for Business
4 44 (7.28%) SharePoint
5 22 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 22 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.81%) JBoss
7 16 (2.65%) Apache
8 14 (2.32%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.66%) Liferay
14 4 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 82 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.66%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 237 (39.24%) Office 365
2 213 (35.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (12.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 69 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (4.30%) IaaS
6 21 (3.48%) SaaS
7 19 (3.15%) PaaS
8 14 (2.32%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
9 12 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (1.99%) Serverless
10 10 (1.66%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.16%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.50%) GitHub
13 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 110 (18.21%) DNS
2 91 (15.07%) DHCP
3 80 (13.25%) TCP/IP
4 79 (13.08%) Firewall
5 72 (11.92%) LAN
6 67 (11.09%) WAN
7 45 (7.45%) VPN
8 44 (7.28%) SAN
9 36 (5.96%) Skype
10 25 (4.14%) Internet
10 25 (4.14%) Network Security
11 23 (3.81%) VoIP
12 17 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (2.65%) Wireshark
14 15 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (2.48%) Wireless
15 13 (2.15%) NAS
15 13 (2.15%) VLAN
16 10 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (2.15%) MySQL
4 13 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (1.99%) Cosmos DB
5 12 (1.99%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (1.99%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.66%) Big Data
7 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.66%) DB2
8 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.17%) Informix
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.16%) MSI
2 4 (0.66%) AdminStudio
2 4 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.33%) JIRA
4 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.33%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (6.29%) Finance
2 20 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.15%) German Language
4 10 (1.66%) Marketing
5 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.99%) Back Office
6 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.99%) Retail
7 4 (0.66%) Electronics
7 4 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.33%) Billing
8 2 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 108 (17.88%) Support Engineer
2 92 (15.23%) Analyst
3 82 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 79 (13.08%) IT Support
5 57 (9.44%) IT Engineer
6 49 (8.11%) Architect
6 49 (8.11%) Consultant
7 45 (7.45%) Administrator
8 41 (6.79%) IT Support Engineer
9 34 (5.63%) Technical Support
10 33 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
11 31 (5.13%) IT Analyst
12 27 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 26 (4.30%) DBA
14 25 (4.14%) Support Analyst
15 24 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
16 23 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
16 23 (3.81%) Technical Support Engineer
17 22 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
18 20 (3.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.28%) Web Services
2 40 (6.62%) .NET
3 39 (6.46%) Middleware
4 15 (2.48%) OAuth
4 15 (2.48%) SAML
5 14 (2.32%) HTML
6 11 (1.82%) CSS
7 10 (1.66%) .NET Framework
7 10 (1.66%) Ajax
8 9 (1.49%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.49%) WCF
9 8 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (0.66%) J2EE
11 4 (0.66%) Lucene
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.66%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.50%) 802.1X
13 2 (0.33%) LDAP
13 2 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.93%) Private Cloud
2 56 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.95%) Data Centre
4 35 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.48%) CESG
6 21 (3.48%) Clustering
7 16 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (2.32%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.15%) Driving Licence
9 13 (2.15%) EPoS
10 10 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (1.66%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.32%) PMI
13 6 (0.99%) Life Science
14 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.66%) Handset
14 4 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 454 (75.17%) Windows
2 325 (53.81%) Windows Server
3 131 (21.69%) Linux
4 109 (18.05%) Windows 10
5 91 (15.07%) Windows 7
6 87 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (8.28%) Windows 8
9 26 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (3.81%) Unix
11 17 (2.81%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.49%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.32%) Android
13 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.83%) CentOS
14 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.83%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.50%) Debian
16 2 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (26.99%) ITIL
2 102 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 89 (14.74%) Service Management
4 87 (14.40%) Problem Management
5 83 (13.74%) Logistics
6 78 (12.91%) Incident Management
7 75 (12.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 60 (9.93%) Presales
9 46 (7.62%) Project Management
10 45 (7.45%) Migration
11 44 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (6.13%) PRINCE2
13 34 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (5.13%) DevOps
15 30 (4.97%) ITSM
16 29 (4.80%) Change Management
17 28 (4.64%) Asset Management
18 26 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
19 25 (4.14%) Value Proposition
20 24 (3.97%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 133 (22.02%) SQL
2 64 (10.60%) PowerShell
3 23 (3.81%) Java
4 19 (3.15%) Python
5 13 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.66%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.66%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.16%) Scala
8 6 (0.99%) C#
8 6 (0.99%) VBScript
9 5 (0.83%) VB
10 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.33%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (0.33%) PHP
11 2 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (11.75%) MCSE
3 47 (7.78%) Degree
4 34 (5.63%) MCSA
5 33 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (4.64%) MCITP
7 27 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 18 (2.98%) MCP
11 15 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.32%) CCNA
14 6 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.99%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.83%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.83%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
16 4 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.79%) SLA
2 21 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.16%) GAMP
5 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.50%) QA
7 2 (0.33%) COBIT
7 2 (0.33%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 169 (27.98%) Hyper-V
2 157 (25.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (6.46%) XenApp
4 39 (6.46%) XenDesktop
5 20 (3.31%) vSphere
6 14 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (1.66%) Docker
7 10 (1.66%) NFS
7 10 (1.66%) VMware NSX
8 8 (1.32%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.83%) Firmware
11 4 (0.66%) vCloud
11 4 (0.66%) XenServer
12 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.50%) NDS
12 3 (0.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 98 (16.23%) SCCM
2 54 (8.94%) SCOM
3 45 (7.45%) vCenter Server
4 27 (4.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (1.66%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.66%) OPNET
6 10 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.49%) Puppet
8 8 (1.32%) Ansible
9 7 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.16%) WSUS
10 6 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.83%) Nagios
11 5 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 413 (68.38%) Microsoft
2 201 (33.28%) VMware
3 100 (16.56%) Citrix
4 95 (15.73%) ServiceNow
5 71 (11.75%) Oracle
6 54 (8.94%) BMC
7 51 (8.44%) Cisco
8 50 (8.28%) SolarWinds
9 37 (6.13%) Riverbed
10 30 (4.97%) IBM
11 25 (4.14%) Dell
12 24 (3.97%) Apple
13 20 (3.31%) Symantec
14 19 (3.15%) HP
14 19 (3.15%) SAP
15 18 (2.98%) Remedy
16 14 (2.32%) CommVault
17 13 (2.15%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.15%) Veeam
18 11 (1.82%) Intel