Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 28 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 426 507 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.56% 7.26% 7.68%
As % of the System Software category 42.47% 47.34% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 376 382 504
Berkshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,125 £21,550 £24,075
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £66,000
South East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% -4.29%

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 1,003 1,071 1,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.79% 15.34% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 861 819 936
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -1 171 £35,500 +7.58% 11
Bracknell +7 81 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Maidenhead -1 79 £70,000 +122.22% 1
Slough 0 34 £39,000 -8.24% 2
Newbury -19 9 £35,500 +19.33% 1
Wokingham -32 5 £20,500 -48.75%
Windsor +10 3 £25,500 -36.25%
Crowthorne - 2 £45,000 -
Thatcham +4 1 £23,500 -44.71% 2
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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.

1 303 (71.13%) Windows
2 271 (63.62%) Microsoft
3 208 (48.83%) Office 365
4 186 (43.66%) Windows Server
5 163 (38.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 102 (23.94%) ITIL
7 100 (23.47%) SQL
8 96 (22.54%) VMware
9 95 (22.30%) Firewall
10 92 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
10 92 (21.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 91 (21.36%) Windows 10
12 89 (20.89%) Hyper-V
13 85 (19.95%) IIS
13 85 (19.95%) DNS
14 78 (18.31%) Windows 7
15 75 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 73 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 72 (16.90%) DHCP
18 71 (16.67%) Linux
19 67 (15.73%) TCP/IP
20 64 (15.02%) MS Exchange
20 64 (15.02%) MCSE
20 64 (15.02%) Degree
21 62 (14.55%) LAN
21 62 (14.55%) VPN
22 57 (13.38%) Cisco
22 57 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 55 (12.91%) SCCM
24 53 (12.44%) PowerShell

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 85 (19.95%) IIS
2 64 (15.02%) MS Exchange
3 29 (6.81%) Skype for Business
4 19 (4.46%) Apache
5 17 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.88%) nginx
9 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Connections
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.23%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 92 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.46%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 208 (48.83%) Office 365
2 163 (38.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (21.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 52 (12.21%) SaaS
5 47 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (7.04%) IaaS
7 18 (4.23%) PaaS
8 14 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (3.29%) Serverless
9 13 (3.05%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (1.88%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.70%) G Suite
14 2 (0.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 1 (0.23%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (22.30%) Firewall
2 85 (19.95%) DNS
3 72 (16.90%) DHCP
4 67 (15.73%) TCP/IP
5 62 (14.55%) LAN
5 62 (14.55%) VPN
6 46 (10.80%) WAN
7 28 (6.57%) Skype
8 26 (6.10%) Network Security
9 22 (5.16%) Wireless
10 21 (4.93%) VoIP
11 14 (3.29%) SNMP
12 12 (2.82%) VLAN
13 10 (2.35%) Internet
13 10 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (2.11%) SAN
15 7 (1.64%) IPsec
16 5 (1.17%) IPv4
17 4 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (3.05%) RDBMS
2 13 (3.05%) Relational Database
2 13 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (2.82%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.23%) DB2
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.64%) AdminStudio
1 7 (1.64%) MSI
2 4 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Protractor
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (3.05%) German Language
2 10 (2.35%) Marketing
3 8 (1.88%) Law
4 7 (1.64%) Back Office
4 7 (1.64%) Spanish Language
4 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.41%) Finance
6 5 (1.17%) Legal
7 3 (0.70%) Military
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 2 (0.47%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (18.54%) Support Engineer
2 53 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (11.50%) Analyst
4 44 (10.33%) IT Support
5 39 (9.15%) IT Engineer
5 39 (9.15%) Technical Support
6 32 (7.51%) 1st Line Support
7 31 (7.28%) Subject Matter Expert
8 29 (6.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 27 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (6.34%) Architect
10 23 (5.40%) Active Directory Expert
10 23 (5.40%) IT Support Engineer
10 23 (5.40%) Service Analyst
11 22 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
12 21 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 21 (4.93%) Administrator
13 20 (4.69%) IT Analyst
13 20 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.62%) Web Services
2 36 (8.45%) SAML
3 29 (6.81%) OAuth
4 17 (3.99%) .NET
5 15 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.05%) LDAP
7 12 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (1.64%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.70%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.70%) CSS
9 3 (0.70%) HTML
10 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.47%) JSON
10 2 (0.47%) Middleware
10 2 (0.47%) WinForms
11 1 (0.23%) .NET Core
11 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.23%) Keycloak
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.57%) CESG
2 21 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.52%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.58%) Clustering
6 11 (2.58%) e-Health
7 9 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.41%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.41%) User Experience
9 5 (1.17%) Handset
10 4 (0.94%) Cybercrime
10 4 (0.94%) Replication
11 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.70%) CCTV
11 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.70%) EPoS
11 3 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 303 (71.13%) Windows
2 186 (43.66%) Windows Server
3 91 (21.36%) Windows 10
4 78 (18.31%) Windows 7
5 71 (16.67%) Linux
6 48 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (8.45%) Unix
9 34 (7.98%) Windows XP
10 24 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (3.52%) CentOS
12 14 (3.29%) Windows 2000
13 12 (2.82%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.88%) VMS
15 4 (0.94%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.94%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.47%) Android
16 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.94%) ITIL
2 57 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (11.03%) Migration
5 46 (10.80%) Project Management
6 45 (10.56%) Computer Science
6 45 (10.56%) Presales
7 38 (8.92%) B2B
8 34 (7.98%) Service Delivery
9 33 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (7.28%) Decision-Making
10 31 (7.28%) Time Management
11 28 (6.57%) B2C
12 25 (5.87%) Information Security
13 21 (4.93%) DevOps
14 20 (4.69%) Proactive Monitoring
15 18 (4.23%) Data Protection
15 18 (4.23%) Logistics
15 18 (4.23%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (23.47%) SQL
2 53 (12.44%) PowerShell
3 36 (8.45%) Python
4 15 (3.52%) Bash Shell
5 14 (3.29%) Java
6 13 (3.05%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.82%) Scala
7 12 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.58%) PHP
9 9 (2.11%) Ruby
10 8 (1.88%) Go
11 7 (1.64%) VB
11 7 (1.64%) VBScript
12 3 (0.70%) C
12 3 (0.70%) C#
12 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (15.02%) Degree
2 64 (15.02%) MCSE
3 47 (11.03%) Security Cleared
4 39 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (8.69%) MCITP
6 27 (6.34%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.93%) DV Cleared
7 21 (4.93%) MCSA
8 15 (3.52%) CCNA
8 15 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.41%) CISSP
10 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.70%) CCIE
11 3 (0.70%) CCNP
11 3 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.70%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.70%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.51%) SLA
2 19 (4.46%) GDPR
3 11 (2.58%) PMO
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 89 (20.89%) Hyper-V
2 73 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.05%) VirtualBox
4 13 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (3.05%) XenDesktop
5 11 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.11%) Docker
6 9 (2.11%) Firmware
6 9 (2.11%) Xen
7 8 (1.88%) iptables
7 8 (1.88%) XenApp
8 4 (0.94%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.94%) KVM
8 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (12.91%) SCCM
2 19 (4.46%) WSUS
3 18 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (4.23%) SCOM
4 13 (3.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (3.05%) SCVMM
5 11 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (2.58%) Terraform
6 10 (2.35%) Nagios
7 8 (1.88%) Graphite
7 8 (1.88%) Kibana
8 7 (1.64%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.94%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.70%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.70%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 271 (63.62%) Microsoft
2 96 (22.54%) VMware
3 57 (13.38%) Cisco
4 34 (7.98%) Citrix
5 33 (7.75%) HP
6 23 (5.40%) CyberArk
7 22 (5.16%) Oracle
8 18 (4.23%) ServiceNow
9 17 (3.99%) Symantec
10 14 (3.29%) Veeam
11 13 (3.05%) Google
11 13 (3.05%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.05%) Riverbed
12 11 (2.58%) Dell
13 9 (2.11%) F5
14 8 (1.88%) Centreon
14 8 (1.88%) SonicWALL
15 7 (1.64%) Apple
15 7 (1.64%) Autodesk
15 7 (1.64%) Sophos