Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 441 591 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.53% 7.74% 8.02%
As % of the System Software category 46.91% 50.77% 57.12%
Number of salaries quoted 350 532 794
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,000 £22,575
90th Percentile £62,625 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% -6.85% +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 940 1,164 1,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.92% 15.25% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 757 977 1,338
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -2 170 £37,000 -7.50% 37
Bracknell +11 58 £42,750 +13.25% 3
Maidenhead -24 58 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Wokingham +12 46 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Newbury -6 29 £26,250 -29.05% 3
Slough -31 18 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Windsor +15 11 £34,500 +15.00% 2
Thatcham -6 3 £42,500 +44.07%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 356 (80.73%) Windows
2 232 (52.61%) Windows Server
3 217 (49.21%) Microsoft
4 166 (37.64%) VMware
5 140 (31.75%) Office 365
6 116 (26.30%) MS Exchange
7 114 (25.85%) Cisco
7 114 (25.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 108 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 99 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 97 (22.00%) ITIL
11 95 (21.54%) DNS
12 92 (20.86%) SQL
13 89 (20.18%) Hyper-V
14 79 (17.91%) Firewall
15 77 (17.46%) Linux
16 75 (17.01%) DHCP
17 72 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
17 72 (16.33%) SCCM
18 71 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
19 68 (15.42%) TCP/IP
20 60 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
20 60 (13.61%) Windows 10
21 57 (12.93%) LAN
21 57 (12.93%) Windows 7
22 55 (12.47%) PowerShell
22 55 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
23 51 (11.56%) WAN
24 49 (11.11%) SAN
25 47 (10.66%) Citrix

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
1 116 (26.30%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.66%) IIS
3 41 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.71%) SharePoint
5 26 (5.90%) Skype for Business
6 22 (4.99%) JBoss
7 21 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 21 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 14 (3.17%) Apache
8 14 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.72%) Tomcat
10 10 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.91%) Confluence
13 4 (0.91%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 72 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 140 (31.75%) Office 365
2 114 (25.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (4.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (3.85%) IaaS
6 14 (3.17%) PaaS
7 12 (2.72%) SaaS
8 11 (2.49%) Mimecast
9 9 (2.04%) Bluemix
9 9 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (1.36%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.13%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.91%) Yammer
13 3 (0.68%) G Suite
14 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.45%) Route 53
14 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (21.54%) DNS
2 79 (17.91%) Firewall
3 75 (17.01%) DHCP
4 68 (15.42%) TCP/IP
5 57 (12.93%) LAN
6 51 (11.56%) WAN
7 49 (11.11%) SAN
8 35 (7.94%) Internet
9 29 (6.58%) VPN
10 28 (6.35%) Skype
11 21 (4.76%) Wireless
12 20 (4.54%) VLAN
12 20 (4.54%) Wireshark
13 18 (4.08%) iSCSI
13 18 (4.08%) MPLS
13 18 (4.08%) NAS
14 17 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (3.63%) SSH
15 16 (3.63%) VoIP
16 15 (3.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.49%) RDBMS
4 11 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.04%) Big Data
5 9 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.91%) MySQL
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.45%) Power BI
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.91%) JIRA
3 3 (0.68%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.68%) MSI
3 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.68%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 19 (4.31%) Retail
2 18 (4.08%) Marketing
3 17 (3.85%) Finance
4 13 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.59%) Games
8 5 (1.13%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 74 (16.78%) Support Engineer
2 67 (15.19%) IT Support
3 65 (14.74%) Analyst
4 56 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 37 (8.39%) Support Analyst
6 36 (8.16%) Architect
6 36 (8.16%) IT Engineer
7 34 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (7.03%) Administrator
8 31 (7.03%) IT Analyst
9 26 (5.90%) Windows Engineer
10 25 (5.67%) IT Support Analyst
11 24 (5.44%) IT Support Engineer
12 23 (5.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 23 (5.22%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.99%) Consultant
14 21 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (4.54%) Desktop Support
16 19 (4.31%) Infrastructure Support
16 19 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.95%) .NET
1 13 (2.95%) HTML
2 12 (2.72%) LDAP
3 11 (2.49%) Web Services
4 10 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 10 (2.27%) Ajax
4 10 (2.27%) CSS
5 9 (2.04%) Middleware
5 9 (2.04%) POSIX
6 4 (0.91%) XML
7 3 (0.68%) Flash
7 3 (0.68%) HTML5
8 2 (0.45%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.45%) WCF
9 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.23%) COM
9 1 (0.23%) JSON
9 1 (0.23%) REST
9 1 (0.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.90%) Public Cloud
3 25 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.54%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.72%) PKI
7 10 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.27%) PDA
8 9 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 9 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.59%) Clustering
10 7 (1.59%) Replication
10 7 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.36%) Fintech
11 6 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.13%) EPoS
12 5 (1.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 356 (80.73%) Windows
2 232 (52.61%) Windows Server
3 99 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (17.46%) Linux
5 60 (13.61%) Windows 10
6 57 (12.93%) Windows 7
7 55 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (5.44%) Unix
10 20 (4.54%) Windows XP
11 18 (4.08%) Windows 8
12 17 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.81%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.59%) CentOS
15 6 (1.36%) Android
15 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.68%) Debian
16 3 (0.68%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.00%) ITIL
2 60 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (9.75%) Capacity Planning
4 39 (8.84%) Migration
5 30 (6.80%) Change Management
6 24 (5.44%) Presales
7 23 (5.22%) Time Management
8 22 (4.99%) DevOps
9 19 (4.31%) Capacity Management
9 19 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (3.85%) Asset Management
10 17 (3.85%) Problem Management
10 17 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (3.63%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (3.63%) Demand Forecasting
11 16 (3.63%) High Availability
11 16 (3.63%) Performance Analysis
11 16 (3.63%) Planning and Forecasting
12 15 (3.40%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 92 (20.86%) SQL
2 55 (12.47%) PowerShell
3 32 (7.26%) Python
4 25 (5.67%) Bash Shell
5 16 (3.63%) Perl
6 10 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.81%) VBScript
8 4 (0.91%) Java
8 4 (0.91%) Ruby
9 2 (0.45%) Google Apps Script
9 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) C#
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.07%) Degree
3 27 (6.12%) MCSE
4 26 (5.90%) MCSA
5 25 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (4.31%) Security Cleared
7 18 (4.08%) AWS Certification
8 13 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.72%) Master's Degree
10 9 (2.04%) MCITP
10 9 (2.04%) MCTS
10 9 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.81%) CCNA
12 6 (1.36%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.36%) CCA
12 6 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.36%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.36%) MCP
13 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.49%) SLA
2 10 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.13%) GAMP
3 5 (1.13%) QA
4 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.45%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) GPG13
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (20.18%) Hyper-V
2 71 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (4.76%) NFS
5 15 (3.40%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.49%) vSphere
9 10 (2.27%) VMware NSX
9 10 (2.27%) XenApp
10 6 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.36%) XenServer
11 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.13%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.68%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.23%) Docker
13 1 (0.23%) vCloud
13 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (16.33%) SCCM
2 30 (6.80%) SCOM
3 20 (4.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 18 (4.08%) Ansible
5 13 (2.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (2.72%) NetBackup
7 11 (2.49%) vCenter Server
8 10 (2.27%) Backup Exec
8 10 (2.27%) OPNET
9 9 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.81%) Puppet
11 7 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.36%) EdgeSight
12 6 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.36%) WSUS
13 5 (1.13%) Opsview
13 5 (1.13%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.91%) Nagios
14 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 217 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 166 (37.64%) VMware
3 114 (25.85%) Cisco
4 47 (10.66%) Citrix
5 36 (8.16%) Oracle
5 36 (8.16%) Symantec
6 25 (5.67%) Apple
7 21 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 20 (4.54%) Dell
8 20 (4.54%) SolarWinds
9 19 (4.31%) F5
10 18 (4.08%) IBM
10 18 (4.08%) Juniper
11 16 (3.63%) CommVault
11 16 (3.63%) HP
11 16 (3.63%) Veeam
12 13 (2.95%) Ivanti
13 12 (2.72%) NetApp
13 12 (2.72%) Riverbed
14 10 (2.27%) Dynatrace