Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 37 23
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 540 384 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.04% 6.03% 7.95%
As % of the System Software category 51.53% 47.12% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 424 339 579
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,575 £21,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,558
% change year-on-year +4.62% -3.15% -6.78%

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 1,048 815 1,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.54% 12.80% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 805 699 1,083
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +17 188 £37,500 -16.67% 20
Maidenhead +21 152 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Bracknell -1 75 £42,500 - 10
Slough -3 50 £37,500 - 7
Wokingham +5 13 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Windsor 0 11 £33,000 +13.79%
Crowthorne - 11 £22,000 -
Newbury -8 5 £35,500 +42.00% 3
Thatcham +2 3 £45,000 +24.14%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 386 (71.48%) Microsoft
2 382 (70.74%) Windows
3 241 (44.63%) Office 365
4 236 (43.70%) Windows Server
5 199 (36.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 170 (31.48%) VMware
7 144 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 144 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 135 (25.00%) IIS
9 131 (24.26%) SQL Server
10 125 (23.15%) Linux
11 117 (21.67%) ITIL
12 110 (20.37%) SQL
13 101 (18.70%) Microsoft Office
14 100 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 94 (17.41%) TCP/IP
15 94 (17.41%) DNS
15 94 (17.41%) Azure Active Directory
16 93 (17.22%) ServiceNow
17 91 (16.85%) Windows 10
18 90 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 90 (16.67%) Service Management
19 89 (16.48%) Windows 7
19 89 (16.48%) Incident Management
20 88 (16.30%) Root Cause Analysis
21 84 (15.56%) Logistics
21 84 (15.56%) Problem Management
22 83 (15.37%) Citrix
23 78 (14.44%) MCSE
23 78 (14.44%) SCCM

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
1 135 (25.00%) IIS
2 75 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.63%) Skype for Business
5 16 (2.96%) Apache
6 13 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.56%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 101 (18.70%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 18 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 241 (44.63%) Office 365
2 199 (36.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (17.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 78 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (6.67%) SaaS
5 36 (6.67%) Serverless
6 33 (6.11%) Amazon S3
7 32 (5.93%) Amazon EMR
7 32 (5.93%) Amazon Kinesis
7 32 (5.93%) Amazon SQS
7 32 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (3.52%) PaaS
9 18 (3.33%) IaaS
10 14 (2.59%) Mimecast
11 9 (1.67%) GitHub
12 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.74%) G Suite
13 4 (0.74%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 94 (17.41%) DNS
1 94 (17.41%) TCP/IP
2 76 (14.07%) DHCP
2 76 (14.07%) Firewall
3 62 (11.48%) VPN
4 56 (10.37%) LAN
5 46 (8.52%) WAN
6 40 (7.41%) Network Security
7 24 (4.44%) Skype
8 19 (3.52%) Wireless
9 18 (3.33%) SAN
10 15 (2.78%) Internet
10 15 (2.78%) VoIP
11 9 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.48%) SNMP
12 8 (1.48%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.30%) NAS
13 7 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.11%) VLAN
15 5 (0.93%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.48%) RDBMS
2 35 (6.48%) Relational Database
3 33 (6.11%) Amazon RDS
4 32 (5.93%) Amazon Redshift
4 32 (5.93%) Cosmos DB
5 28 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.74%) Power BI
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.37%) Informix
13 2 (0.37%) MySQL
14 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (1.85%) AdminStudio
1 10 (1.85%) MSI
2 8 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.74%) JIRA
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (5.00%) Finance
2 11 (2.04%) Marketing
3 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.67%) Back Office
4 9 (1.67%) Retail
5 7 (1.30%) Electronics
5 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.93%) German Language
7 4 (0.74%) Legal
8 3 (0.56%) Military
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 98 (18.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 82 (15.19%) Support Engineer
3 62 (11.48%) Architect
4 52 (9.63%) Analyst
5 49 (9.07%) Administrator
6 48 (8.89%) IT Engineer
7 43 (7.96%) IT Support
8 39 (7.22%) DBA
9 38 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (6.30%) Cloud Architect
10 34 (6.30%) IT Support Engineer
11 33 (6.11%) Technical Support
12 31 (5.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 31 (5.74%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 30 (5.56%) Consultant
14 29 (5.37%) Lead Architect
15 28 (5.19%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 28 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
15 28 (5.19%) Technical Support Engineer
16 23 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.56%) Web Services
2 34 (6.30%) .NET
3 28 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 27 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (4.81%) SAML
6 22 (4.07%) OAuth
7 15 (2.78%) Middleware
8 10 (1.85%) Software Packaging
9 7 (1.30%) WCF
10 5 (0.93%) REST
10 5 (0.93%) SOAP
10 5 (0.93%) XML
11 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.74%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.74%) jQuery
11 4 (0.74%) JSON
11 4 (0.74%) React
12 3 (0.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.41%) Private Cloud
2 33 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.89%) CESG
7 11 (2.04%) EPoS
7 11 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.85%) Clustering
9 9 (1.67%) PKI
10 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.30%) Life Science
11 7 (1.30%) PMI
12 6 (1.11%) e-Health
12 6 (1.11%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.93%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.93%) Handset
14 4 (0.74%) iPhone
15 3 (0.56%) User Experience
15 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 382 (70.74%) Windows
2 236 (43.70%) Windows Server
3 125 (23.15%) Linux
4 91 (16.85%) Windows 10
5 89 (16.48%) Windows 7
6 56 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (7.04%) Windows XP
8 33 (6.11%) Windows 8
9 26 (4.81%) Unix
10 17 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.22%) Windows 2000
12 11 (2.04%) CentOS
13 7 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.93%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.74%) Android
15 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.67%) ITIL
2 100 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 90 (16.67%) Service Management
4 89 (16.48%) Incident Management
5 88 (16.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 84 (15.56%) Logistics
6 84 (15.56%) Problem Management
7 75 (13.89%) Project Management
8 61 (11.30%) Presales
9 51 (9.44%) Migration
10 41 (7.59%) Computer Science
11 39 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (6.48%) Thought Leadership
14 33 (6.11%) Identity Access Management
15 32 (5.93%) Service Delivery
15 32 (5.93%) Vendor Relationship Management
16 31 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (4.63%) PRINCE2
17 25 (4.63%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.37%) SQL
2 63 (11.67%) PowerShell
3 44 (8.15%) Python
4 26 (4.81%) Java
5 23 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 23 (4.26%) Scala
5 23 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.22%) VB
8 11 (2.04%) VBScript
9 9 (1.67%) PHP
10 7 (1.30%) C#
11 5 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.56%) Go
12 3 (0.56%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) C
13 1 (0.19%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 90 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (14.44%) MCSE
3 62 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 55 (10.19%) Degree
5 45 (8.33%) MCSA
6 36 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (5.19%) MCITP
7 28 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 25 (4.63%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.22%) CCNA
10 12 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.85%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.30%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.56%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.56%) PMP
15 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.30%) SLA
2 16 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.04%) GDPR
4 7 (1.30%) GAMP
4 7 (1.30%) PMO
5 6 (1.11%) QA
6 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 144 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 144 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 28 (5.19%) XenApp
5 18 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.22%) Firmware
8 9 (1.67%) Docker
9 8 (1.48%) vSphere
10 5 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.56%) iptables
12 3 (0.56%) Xen
13 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.37%) vCloud
13 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.19%) NDS
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 78 (14.44%) SCCM
2 33 (6.11%) vCenter Server
3 28 (5.19%) SCOM
4 23 (4.26%) WSUS
5 21 (3.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 15 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.67%) Terraform
9 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (1.48%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.48%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.11%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.93%) Nagios
11 5 (0.93%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.74%) Ansible
12 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.74%) Puppet
13 3 (0.56%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.56%) Graphite
13 3 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 386 (71.48%) Microsoft
2 170 (31.48%) VMware
3 93 (17.22%) ServiceNow
4 83 (15.37%) Citrix
5 67 (12.41%) BMC
6 56 (10.37%) Oracle
7 54 (10.00%) Cisco
8 30 (5.56%) HP
9 21 (3.89%) Riverbed
10 19 (3.52%) SolarWinds
11 18 (3.33%) Apple
12 17 (3.15%) SAP
13 16 (2.96%) Remedy
14 13 (2.41%) Symantec
15 12 (2.22%) Google
15 12 (2.22%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.04%) CyberArk
17 10 (1.85%) Autodesk
17 10 (1.85%) Dell
18 8 (1.48%) Meraki