Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 28 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 190 387 540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.67% 6.89% 7.91%
As % of the System Software category 38.08% 38.66% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 128 374 408
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +1.30% -14.44%
10th Percentile £24,100 £22,075 £22,675
90th Percentile £64,125 £70,000 £67,150
South East median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +10.77% -

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 499 1,001 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.89% 17.81% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 360 857 892
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.71% -4.50%
10th Percentile £30,225 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Berkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Berkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Berkshire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 -7 90 £35,000 - 5
Slough +5 18 £35,000 +19.66%
Bracknell -22 16 £32,500 -16.67% 4
Wokingham +20 9 £60,000 +192.68%
Newbury +24 8 £52,500 +90.91% 1
Maidenhead -10 7 £42,500 -37.04%
Ascot - 3 £33,834 -
Crowthorne - 3 - -
Hungerford - 1 £34,000 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 121 (63.68%) Windows
2 110 (57.89%) VMware
3 109 (57.37%) Microsoft
4 78 (41.05%) Azure
4 78 (41.05%) Windows Server
5 75 (39.47%) SCCM
6 72 (37.89%) Office 365
7 67 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 56 (29.47%) DNS
9 56 (29.47%) SQL
10 53 (27.89%) DHCP
11 51 (26.84%) WSUS
12 48 (25.26%) Hyper-V
13 45 (23.68%) Security Cleared
14 43 (22.63%) DV Cleared
14 43 (22.63%) SCOM
15 41 (21.58%) LAN
16 35 (18.42%) WAN
16 35 (18.42%) Citrix
17 33 (17.37%) ITIL
18 32 (16.84%) AWS
18 32 (16.84%) Windows Server 2016
19 30 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 30 (15.79%) Server Management
20 28 (14.74%) HP
21 27 (14.21%) Migration
21 27 (14.21%) PowerShell
22 26 (13.68%) Windows 10
22 26 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008

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 25 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.68%) IIS
5 5 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.05%) Confluence
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.05%) JBoss
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 78 (41.05%) Azure
2 72 (37.89%) Office 365
3 32 (16.84%) AWS
4 23 (12.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (10.00%) IaaS
6 17 (8.95%) SaaS
7 16 (8.42%) PaaS
8 11 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (4.21%) OneDrive
10 6 (3.16%) Power Platform
11 4 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (2.11%) G Suite
11 4 (2.11%) Power Automate
11 4 (2.11%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.58%) GCP
13 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.47%) DNS
2 53 (27.89%) DHCP
3 41 (21.58%) LAN
4 35 (18.42%) WAN
5 21 (11.05%) Firewall
6 18 (9.47%) Wireless
7 15 (7.89%) SAN
8 12 (6.32%) iSCSI
8 12 (6.32%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.26%) NAS
10 8 (4.21%) VPN
10 8 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.16%) Skype
13 4 (2.11%) DMZ
13 4 (2.11%) Internet
14 3 (1.58%) VLAN
15 2 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) MySQL
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.05%) Power BI
3 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (9.47%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Games
3 8 (4.21%) Back Office
4 4 (2.11%) Front Office
5 3 (1.58%) Law
5 3 (1.58%) Military
5 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.58%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (15.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (14.21%) IT Engineer
3 21 (11.05%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 21 (11.05%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 21 (11.05%) Server Engineer
3 21 (11.05%) Team Leader
4 17 (8.95%) Analyst
5 15 (7.89%) IT Support
5 15 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.37%) Operations Engineer
7 13 (6.84%) Consultant
8 12 (6.32%) Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (3.68%) 1st Line Support
14 6 (3.16%) IT Support Engineer
14 6 (3.16%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) .NET
1 2 (1.05%) HTML
1 2 (1.05%) LAMP
1 2 (1.05%) XML
2 1 (0.53%) .NET Core
2 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.53%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.53%) JSON
2 1 (0.53%) Keycloak
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
2 1 (0.53%) OAuth
2 1 (0.53%) REST
2 1 (0.53%) Spring
2 1 (0.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.58%) Private Cloud
3 14 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.21%) Clustering
7 5 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.11%) Social Network
9 2 (1.05%) AS400
9 2 (1.05%) Blog
9 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.05%) EPoS
9 2 (1.05%) iSeries
9 2 (1.05%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) CCTV
10 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 121 (63.68%) Windows
2 78 (41.05%) Windows Server
3 32 (16.84%) Windows Server 2016
4 26 (13.68%) Linux
4 26 (13.68%) Windows 10
4 26 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.11%) Unix
10 4 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.58%) CentOS
11 3 (1.58%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.05%) Android
12 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.53%) Debian
13 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.37%) ITIL
2 30 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (15.79%) Server Management
3 27 (14.21%) Migration
4 25 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (12.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (12.11%) Service Delivery
6 21 (11.05%) Storage Management
7 20 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 20 (10.53%) Proactive Management
7 20 (10.53%) Validation
8 17 (8.95%) Security Patching
9 15 (7.89%) People Management
10 14 (7.37%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (6.84%) Decision-Making
12 11 (5.79%) Security Management
13 10 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (4.74%) Computer Science
14 9 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.47%) SQL
2 27 (14.21%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.26%) Python
4 7 (3.68%) Java
5 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.63%) PHP
6 3 (1.58%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 43 (22.63%) DV Cleared
3 22 (11.58%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.89%) Degree
5 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.58%) CCNA
7 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.58%) MCPD
8 2 (1.05%) MCP
8 2 (1.05%) MCSA
8 2 (1.05%) MCSE
8 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.68%) SLA
2 21 (11.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.11%) NCSC
4 3 (1.58%) GxP
System Software
1 67 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (25.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.74%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (3.68%) Firmware
5 3 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.58%) vSphere
6 2 (1.05%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.05%) Docker
6 2 (1.05%) NFS
6 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.53%) KVM
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.53%) vCloud
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 75 (39.47%) SCCM
2 51 (26.84%) WSUS
3 43 (22.63%) SCOM
4 20 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 20 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 20 (10.53%) SCVMM
5 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.53%) Ansible
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) Icinga
8 1 (0.53%) Kibana
8 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.53%) logstash
8 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.53%) Terraform
8 1 (0.53%) vMotion
8 1 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 110 (57.89%) VMware
2 109 (57.37%) Microsoft
3 35 (18.42%) Citrix
4 28 (14.74%) HP
5 23 (12.11%) Symantec
6 22 (11.58%) Cisco
7 21 (11.05%) EMC
8 8 (4.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.68%) Arista
9 7 (3.68%) Brocade
9 7 (3.68%) Emulex
10 6 (3.16%) Veeam
11 5 (2.63%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.63%) Meraki
11 5 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (2.63%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.63%) Synology
12 4 (2.11%) Google
12 4 (2.11%) SunGard
13 3 (1.58%) Aruba