Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 545 475 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.09% 7.16% 7.94%
As % of the System Software category 47.02% 45.76% 52.49%
Number of salaries quoted 403 442 678
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £24,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,875
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 1,159 1,038 1,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.20% 15.65% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 893 880 1,225
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +10.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,475 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +4 191 £32,500 -18.75% 20
Maidenhead 0 139 £45,000 - 7
Slough -6 50 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Bracknell +4 49 £35,000 -20.45% 4
Wokingham +4 49 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Newbury -9 22 £52,500 +69.35% 8
Windsor +6 5 £35,000 +16.67%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 420 (77.06%) Windows
2 319 (58.53%) Microsoft
3 309 (56.70%) Windows Server
4 203 (37.25%) Office 365
5 194 (35.60%) VMware
6 184 (33.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 156 (28.62%) Hyper-V
8 148 (27.16%) ITIL
9 127 (23.30%) SQL Server
10 126 (23.12%) SQL
11 121 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 115 (21.10%) DNS
13 114 (20.92%) MS Exchange
14 103 (18.90%) SCCM
15 98 (17.98%) IIS
15 98 (17.98%) Windows 10
16 95 (17.43%) Linux
17 90 (16.51%) DHCP
18 89 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 87 (15.96%) Firewall
20 83 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
21 79 (14.50%) LAN
22 77 (14.13%) Windows 7
23 75 (13.76%) Cisco
23 75 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
24 72 (13.21%) WAN
25 71 (13.03%) TCP/IP
26 67 (12.29%) Citrix
26 67 (12.29%) Oracle
27 61 (11.19%) 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
1 114 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 98 (17.98%) IIS
3 39 (7.16%) Skype for Business
4 36 (6.61%) SharePoint
5 33 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 33 (6.06%) WebSphere
6 28 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (5.14%) JBoss
7 24 (4.40%) Apache
8 22 (4.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 19 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.73%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.73%) Liferay
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 58 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 203 (37.25%) Office 365
2 184 (33.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (8.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (4.22%) IaaS
6 18 (3.30%) IBM Cloud
7 16 (2.94%) SaaS
8 11 (2.02%) PaaS
9 8 (1.47%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.55%) G Suite
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.18%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.18%) GitHub
12 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.18%) Route 53
12 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (21.10%) DNS
2 90 (16.51%) DHCP
3 87 (15.96%) Firewall
4 79 (14.50%) LAN
5 72 (13.21%) WAN
6 71 (13.03%) TCP/IP
7 50 (9.17%) SAN
8 35 (6.42%) Internet
9 32 (5.87%) Skype
10 28 (5.14%) VPN
11 26 (4.77%) Wireshark
12 22 (4.04%) VLAN
12 22 (4.04%) VoIP
13 20 (3.67%) Wireless
14 16 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (2.94%) NAS
14 16 (2.94%) Network Security
15 14 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.39%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (2.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.30%) Big Data
3 14 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.39%) MySQL
5 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.73%) DB2
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.28%) MSI
2 4 (0.73%) AdminStudio
2 4 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (0.73%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA
4 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (5.14%) Finance
2 19 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.39%) German Language
4 11 (2.02%) Retail
5 10 (1.83%) Marketing
6 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.10%) Back Office
7 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.73%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (17.25%) Support Engineer
2 84 (15.41%) Analyst
3 73 (13.39%) IT Support
4 48 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (8.62%) IT Engineer
6 46 (8.44%) Consultant
7 38 (6.97%) Architect
8 36 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (6.24%) Administrator
9 34 (6.24%) IT Support Engineer
9 34 (6.24%) Technical Support
10 33 (6.06%) IT Analyst
11 29 (5.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 24 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (4.40%) Support Analyst
13 22 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
14 20 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (3.67%) Technical Consultant
14 20 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
14 20 (3.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.16%) Middleware
2 38 (6.97%) .NET
3 26 (4.77%) Web Services
4 23 (4.22%) HTML
5 20 (3.67%) CSS
6 19 (3.49%) .NET Framework
6 19 (3.49%) Ajax
7 8 (1.47%) WCF
7 8 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.10%) OAuth
8 6 (1.10%) SAML
9 5 (0.92%) LDAP
10 4 (0.73%) J2EE
10 4 (0.73%) Lucene
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.73%) WebCenter
11 3 (0.55%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.37%) POSIX
13 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.77%) Private Cloud
4 22 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 18 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 18 (3.30%) Mainframe
7 17 (3.12%) Clustering
7 17 (3.12%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.83%) EPoS
10 9 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.65%) PKI
11 7 (1.28%) CESG
12 6 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.92%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.73%) Handset
14 4 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 420 (77.06%) Windows
2 309 (56.70%) Windows Server
3 98 (17.98%) Windows 10
4 95 (17.43%) Linux
5 89 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 77 (14.13%) Windows 7
8 34 (6.24%) Windows 8
9 32 (5.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (4.22%) Unix
11 19 (3.49%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.65%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.47%) Android
13 8 (1.47%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.92%) CentOS
15 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.55%) Debian
16 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (27.16%) ITIL
2 56 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 56 (10.28%) Problem Management
3 41 (7.52%) Migration
3 41 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (7.16%) Service Management
5 38 (6.97%) Presales
6 37 (6.79%) Logistics
7 35 (6.42%) DevOps
8 33 (6.06%) Asset Management
8 33 (6.06%) ITSM
9 31 (5.69%) Incident Management
10 30 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 25 (4.59%) Value Proposition
12 23 (4.22%) Change Management
12 23 (4.22%) Collaborative Working
13 21 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
13 21 (3.85%) ITIL V3
13 21 (3.85%) Service Delivery
13 21 (3.85%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 126 (23.12%) SQL
2 61 (11.19%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.12%) Java
5 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.65%) Python
6 8 (1.47%) VBScript
7 7 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.92%) C#
9 4 (0.73%) Ruby
9 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.55%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (8.81%) MCSE
3 31 (5.69%) Degree
4 28 (5.14%) MCSA
5 20 (3.67%) MCP
6 18 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.12%) MCITP
8 16 (2.94%) Security Cleared
9 15 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.83%) DBS Check
11 10 (1.83%) MCTS
12 7 (1.28%) CCNA
13 5 (0.92%) CCA
13 5 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.73%) CCIE
14 4 (0.73%) CISSP
14 4 (0.73%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.59%) SLA
2 14 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.92%) GAMP
5 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.55%) GDPR
7 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.37%) QA
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 156 (28.62%) Hyper-V
2 121 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.71%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (4.40%) XenDesktop
5 22 (4.04%) NFS
5 22 (4.04%) XenApp
6 19 (3.49%) VMware NSX
7 17 (3.12%) vSphere
8 13 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.10%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.92%) Firmware
10 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.92%) XenServer
11 4 (0.73%) Docker
11 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.55%) NDS
12 3 (0.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 103 (18.90%) SCCM
2 57 (10.46%) SCOM
3 33 (6.06%) vCenter Server
4 19 (3.49%) OPNET
4 19 (3.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 18 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (2.39%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.47%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.28%) Puppet
12 6 (1.10%) WSUS
13 5 (0.92%) Ansible
13 5 (0.92%) Nagios
13 5 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.92%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.73%) WMI
Vendors
1 319 (58.53%) Microsoft
2 194 (35.60%) VMware
3 75 (13.76%) Cisco
4 67 (12.29%) Citrix
4 67 (12.29%) Oracle
5 51 (9.36%) SolarWinds
6 49 (8.99%) ServiceNow
7 38 (6.97%) Riverbed
8 37 (6.79%) IBM
9 30 (5.50%) Dell
10 27 (4.95%) Symantec
11 25 (4.59%) CommVault
12 23 (4.22%) Veeam
13 22 (4.04%) Apple
14 19 (3.49%) Dynatrace
14 19 (3.49%) Intel
15 17 (3.12%) BMC
15 17 (3.12%) HP
16 13 (2.39%) Capita
16 13 (2.39%) Red Hat