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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 267 410 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.91% 8.22% 7.94%
As % of the System Software category 48.55% 54.30% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 240 362 327
Median salary £42,925 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.31% -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.76% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 550 755 736
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 16.29% 15.14% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 466 662 542
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 103 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Maidenhead +8 47 £46,000 -23.33% 4
Slough +27 35 £50,000 +50.37% 5
Wokingham -10 16 £34,500 +1.47% 2
Bracknell -24 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Newbury +7 8 £28,750 -5.73%
Windsor -11 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Thatcham +4 1 £30,000 +13.20%
Hungerford - 1 £45,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 508 (88.97%) Windows
2 346 (60.60%) Windows Server
3 267 (46.76%) Microsoft
4 240 (42.03%) VMware
5 171 (29.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 169 (29.60%) DNS
7 166 (29.07%) SQL Server
8 153 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 147 (25.74%) Hyper-V
10 143 (25.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 142 (24.87%) MS Exchange
12 139 (24.34%) SQL
13 130 (22.77%) Firewall
14 129 (22.59%) Office 365
15 124 (21.72%) Linux
16 121 (21.19%) Cisco
17 112 (19.61%) TCP/IP
18 109 (19.09%) MS Excel
19 105 (18.39%) Windows 7
20 92 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
21 88 (15.41%) DHCP
22 84 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
23 79 (13.84%) SAN
24 74 (12.96%) ITIL
25 71 (12.43%) LAN
26 67 (11.73%) MCSE
27 65 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
27 65 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2013
28 64 (11.21%) SCCM
29 60 (10.51%) WAN

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
1 142 (24.87%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 65 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 51 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (7.88%) Skype for Business
5 40 (7.01%) IIS
6 19 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.28%) Apache
7 13 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.93%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.58%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.23%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.70%) JBoss
13 3 (0.53%) Documentum
13 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.35%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 109 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.36%) MS Office
3 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.70%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (0.53%) MS Project
5 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.35%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 129 (22.59%) Office 365
2 92 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.20%) IaaS
5 11 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.93%) PaaS
6 10 (1.75%) SaaS
7 9 (1.58%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (1.58%) SoftLayer
8 7 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.23%) Yammer
9 6 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.70%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.18%) G Suite
11 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 169 (29.60%) DNS
2 130 (22.77%) Firewall
3 112 (19.61%) TCP/IP
4 88 (15.41%) DHCP
5 79 (13.84%) SAN
6 71 (12.43%) LAN
7 60 (10.51%) WAN
8 45 (7.88%) VPN
9 44 (7.71%) NAS
10 36 (6.30%) Network Security
10 36 (6.30%) VLAN
11 35 (6.13%) Skype
12 29 (5.08%) Internet
13 22 (3.85%) Wireless
14 20 (3.50%) VoIP
15 18 (3.15%) SSL
16 17 (2.98%) SMTP
17 15 (2.63%) HTTP
18 14 (2.45%) SSH
19 11 (1.93%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (3.68%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.33%) Big Data
6 16 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (2.45%) InfluxDB
8 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.05%) MySQL
11 3 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Vagrant
2 8 (1.40%) JIRA
2 8 (1.40%) WinDbg
3 4 (0.70%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.70%) WebLOAD
4 2 (0.35%) AQtime
5 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (5.43%) Finance
2 21 (3.68%) Games
2 21 (3.68%) German Language
3 18 (3.15%) French Language
4 14 (2.45%) Marketing
5 10 (1.75%) Automotive
5 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.58%) Back Office
7 8 (1.40%) Advertising
7 8 (1.40%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.23%) Portuguese Language
9 6 (1.05%) Law
9 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.88%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 194 (33.98%) Support Engineer
2 84 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 73 (12.78%) IT Support
4 62 (10.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 60 (10.51%) Technical Support
6 59 (10.33%) Analyst
7 57 (9.98%) Technical Engineer
8 55 (9.63%) Technical Support Engineer
9 50 (8.76%) Support Analyst
9 50 (8.76%) Windows Engineer
10 49 (8.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 46 (8.06%) IT Engineer
12 41 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 36 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
14 35 (6.13%) IT Support Engineer
15 32 (5.60%) Security Engineer
15 32 (5.60%) Windows Support Engineer
16 31 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
16 31 (5.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 31 (5.43%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.25%) .NET
2 24 (4.20%) Web Services
3 14 (2.45%) Middleware
3 14 (2.45%) ZeroMQ
4 13 (2.28%) Regular Expression
5 11 (1.93%) JSON
6 4 (0.70%) CSS
7 3 (0.53%) BAPI
7 3 (0.53%) WCF
8 2 (0.35%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.35%) J2EE
8 2 (0.35%) MAPI
8 2 (0.35%) SAML
8 2 (0.35%) XML
9 1 (0.18%) HTML
9 1 (0.18%) JDBC
9 1 (0.18%) JSP
9 1 (0.18%) POSIX
9 1 (0.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.18%) Clustering
2 29 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.20%) Cyberthreat
4 23 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 22 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.15%) iPad
6 18 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.98%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.63%) FlexPod
9 11 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.40%) PKI
12 8 (1.40%) Replication
13 7 (1.23%) iPhone
13 7 (1.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 6 (1.05%) Blackberry
15 4 (0.70%) NHS
15 4 (0.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 508 (88.97%) Windows
2 346 (60.60%) Windows Server
3 171 (29.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 143 (25.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (21.72%) Linux
6 105 (18.39%) Windows 7
7 54 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (6.30%) CentOS
9 34 (5.95%) Windows XP
10 28 (4.90%) Windows 8
11 27 (4.73%) Windows 10
12 22 (3.85%) Unix
13 18 (3.15%) Mac OS X
14 13 (2.28%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (1.40%) Windows 2000
17 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (1.23%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (12.96%) ITIL
2 46 (8.06%) Presales
3 39 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (6.48%) Analytics
5 36 (6.30%) Service Delivery
6 28 (4.90%) Mentoring
6 28 (4.90%) SIEM
7 27 (4.73%) High Availability
8 26 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (3.85%) Data Protection
10 21 (3.68%) Migration
10 21 (3.68%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.50%) Customer Requirements
12 15 (2.63%) Data Management
12 15 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (2.45%) Cyber Intelligence
14 13 (2.28%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (2.28%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (2.28%) Server Building
14 13 (2.28%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 139 (24.34%) SQL
2 52 (9.11%) PowerShell
3 31 (5.43%) C
4 30 (5.25%) Java
5 27 (4.73%) Bash Shell
6 25 (4.38%) Python
7 15 (2.63%) Perl
8 13 (2.28%) Ruby
9 10 (1.75%) VBScript
10 7 (1.23%) C++
11 4 (0.70%) C#
11 4 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.70%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.53%) ABAP
13 2 (0.35%) PHP
13 2 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (11.73%) MCSE
3 53 (9.28%) CISSP
4 45 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (7.71%) Degree
6 38 (6.65%) CEH
7 34 (5.95%) CCNA
8 31 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (5.08%) MCSA
10 27 (4.73%) GCIA
11 24 (4.20%) MCP
12 18 (3.15%) MCITP
13 16 (2.80%) CCNP
14 9 (1.58%) CompTIA Security+
14 9 (1.58%) NVQ Level 3
14 9 (1.58%) Security+ Certification
15 8 (1.40%) CCVP
15 8 (1.40%) CISA
15 8 (1.40%) VCDX
16 7 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.58%) SLA
2 21 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.53%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.53%) ISO19770
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.35%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
6 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
System Software
1 153 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (25.74%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.38%) vSphere
4 24 (4.20%) VMware ESX
5 19 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.28%) XenApp
7 12 (2.10%) vCloud
8 8 (1.40%) Docker
8 8 (1.40%) ISA Server
9 7 (1.23%) Samba
9 7 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (1.05%) NFS
11 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.53%) KVM
12 3 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.53%) XenServer
13 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.35%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (11.21%) SCCM
2 31 (5.43%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.20%) Grafana
4 20 (3.50%) WSUS
5 16 (2.80%) SCOM
6 14 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.28%) NetBackup
8 11 (1.93%) Puppet
9 10 (1.75%) Ansible
10 9 (1.58%) vRealize
11 8 (1.40%) Graphite
12 7 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.88%) Kibana
14 3 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.53%) PaperCut
14 3 (0.53%) SafeCom
14 3 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 3 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 267 (46.76%) Microsoft
2 240 (42.03%) VMware
3 121 (21.19%) Cisco
4 53 (9.28%) NetApp
5 44 (7.71%) Citrix
6 37 (6.48%) HP
7 33 (5.78%) Veeam
8 26 (4.55%) Apple
9 22 (3.85%) EMC
10 20 (3.50%) Dell
11 19 (3.33%) Google
11 19 (3.33%) Veritas
12 16 (2.80%) arcserve
12 16 (2.80%) CommVault
13 13 (2.28%) CheckPoint
13 13 (2.28%) IBM
14 11 (1.93%) Juniper
14 11 (1.93%) Oracle
14 11 (1.93%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.75%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays, OnCall Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + additional company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum, + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22323 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Talent Point
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Holidays,
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and expe
Posted: 18 days ago
Windsor
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago