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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 206 349 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.22% 7.70% 7.32%
As % of the System Software category 42.39% 50.36% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 184 300 305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 486 693 672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.67% 15.30% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 421 589 485
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 86 £40,000 - 14
Slough +5 30 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Maidenhead -5 20 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Wokingham +20 15 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Bracknell -9 14 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Newbury -13 8 £32,000 +28.00% 1
Thatcham -6 5 £28,000 -
Windsor -11 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 417 (88.72%) Windows
2 280 (59.57%) Windows Server
3 227 (48.30%) Microsoft
4 184 (39.15%) VMware
5 171 (36.38%) DNS
6 150 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 142 (30.21%) Office 365
8 126 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 125 (26.60%) SQL Server
10 116 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 114 (24.26%) Hyper-V
12 112 (23.83%) TCP/IP
13 111 (23.62%) MS Exchange
14 105 (22.34%) DHCP
15 104 (22.13%) Cisco
15 104 (22.13%) Linux
16 100 (21.28%) Firewall
17 95 (20.21%) SQL
18 93 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
19 75 (15.96%) SAN
20 57 (12.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 56 (11.91%) SCCM
22 55 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 54 (11.49%) VPN
23 54 (11.49%) ITIL
24 52 (11.06%) PowerShell
24 52 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
25 48 (10.21%) Windows 7
25 48 (10.21%) MCSE
25 48 (10.21%) LAN

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
1 111 (23.62%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 42 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 42 (8.94%) IIS
3 33 (7.02%) Skype for Business
4 24 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (4.89%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 19 (4.04%) Apache
8 10 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.21%) nginx
13 1 (0.21%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 36 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.85%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.85%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.85%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 142 (30.21%) Office 365
2 93 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.62%) IaaS
5 15 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (2.55%) SaaS
7 8 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.70%) PaaS
8 5 (1.06%) Yammer
9 3 (0.64%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.21%) G Suite
11 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 171 (36.38%) DNS
2 112 (23.83%) TCP/IP
3 105 (22.34%) DHCP
4 100 (21.28%) Firewall
5 75 (15.96%) SAN
6 54 (11.49%) VPN
7 48 (10.21%) LAN
8 46 (9.79%) WAN
9 40 (8.51%) Internet
10 30 (6.38%) VLAN
11 28 (5.96%) NAS
12 27 (5.74%) Skype
13 26 (5.53%) VoIP
14 25 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (5.32%) Network Security
15 22 (4.68%) Remote Desktop
16 21 (4.47%) MPLS
17 16 (3.40%) SSL
18 15 (3.19%) SMTP
19 13 (2.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.19%) MySQL
5 14 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.13%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.91%) Big Data
10 5 (1.06%) DB2
11 4 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.85%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.43%) Informix
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (2.34%) WinDbg
2 6 (1.28%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.85%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (7.87%) Finance
2 24 (5.11%) Back Office
3 23 (4.89%) Marketing
4 19 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.83%) Games
6 14 (2.98%) Electronics
6 14 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.55%) Automotive
8 8 (1.70%) French Language
8 8 (1.70%) German Language
9 4 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
10 3 (0.64%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 147 (31.28%) Support Engineer
2 85 (18.09%) IT Support
3 80 (17.02%) Analyst
4 66 (14.04%) Technical Support
5 64 (13.62%) Support Analyst
6 61 (12.98%) Technical Engineer
7 59 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 56 (11.91%) IT Engineer
8 56 (11.91%) Technical Support Engineer
9 45 (9.57%) Windows Engineer
10 42 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 42 (8.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 35 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
12 33 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
13 31 (6.60%) Consultant
14 30 (6.38%) IT Analyst
15 29 (6.17%) Windows Support Engineer
16 28 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
16 28 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 27 (5.74%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.53%) Web Services
2 16 (3.40%) .NET
3 13 (2.77%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.49%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (1.28%) Middleware
5 6 (1.28%) WCF
6 5 (1.06%) CSS
6 5 (1.06%) JSON
6 5 (1.06%) XML
7 4 (0.85%) BAPI
8 3 (0.64%) SAML
9 2 (0.43%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.43%) HTML
9 2 (0.43%) IDoc
9 2 (0.43%) OAuth
9 2 (0.43%) WSDL
10 1 (0.21%) OpenID
10 1 (0.21%) REST
10 1 (0.21%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.72%) Clustering
2 22 (4.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 20 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
4 19 (4.04%) Driving Licence
5 18 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.13%) FlexPod
8 9 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.49%) iPad
10 6 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.85%) PDA
11 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.64%) PKI
12 3 (0.64%) PMI
12 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 417 (88.72%) Windows
2 280 (59.57%) Windows Server
3 150 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 126 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (22.13%) Linux
6 57 (12.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (10.21%) Windows 7
8 20 (4.26%) CentOS
9 18 (3.83%) Windows 10
10 17 (3.62%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.98%) Unix
12 10 (2.13%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.91%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.70%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.70%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.06%) Android
16 5 (1.06%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (11.49%) ITIL
2 39 (8.30%) Service Delivery
3 31 (6.60%) High Availability
4 28 (5.96%) SIEM
5 26 (5.53%) Analytics
6 24 (5.11%) Mentoring
7 22 (4.68%) Presales
8 19 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (3.83%) Virtual Environments
10 17 (3.62%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (3.40%) Problem Management
11 16 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (3.40%) Service Delivery Management
12 14 (2.98%) DevOps
12 14 (2.98%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (2.98%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (2.98%) Programme Management
12 14 (2.98%) Time Management
13 13 (2.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.21%) SQL
2 52 (11.06%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.83%) Python
4 17 (3.62%) Bash Shell
4 17 (3.62%) C
5 13 (2.77%) VBScript
6 10 (2.13%) Java
7 6 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.28%) Ruby
8 5 (1.06%) C++
8 5 (1.06%) Perl
9 4 (0.85%) ABAP
9 4 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (10.21%) MCSE
3 43 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (7.45%) CISSP
5 32 (6.81%) CCNA
6 23 (4.89%) Degree
7 19 (4.04%) MCP
8 16 (3.40%) CEH
9 15 (3.19%) MCSA
9 15 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.77%) CCNP
11 12 (2.55%) GCIA
12 11 (2.34%) CCVP
12 11 (2.34%) CompTIA Security+
12 11 (2.34%) Security+ Certification
13 10 (2.13%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.49%) CCA
14 7 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.28%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.96%) SLA
2 27 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) GPG13
5 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.43%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 116 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (24.26%) Hyper-V
3 42 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (6.38%) XenApp
5 24 (5.11%) vSphere
6 20 (4.26%) Terminal Services
7 16 (3.40%) XenServer
8 12 (2.55%) KVM
8 12 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
9 11 (2.34%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.70%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.49%) NFS
11 7 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.85%) Samba
14 3 (0.64%) Docker
15 2 (0.43%) vCloud
15 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (11.91%) SCCM
2 38 (8.09%) Backup Exec
3 28 (5.96%) WSUS
4 22 (4.68%) SCOM
5 15 (3.19%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.55%) ZABBIX
7 11 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.91%) Grafana
9 8 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (1.28%) EdgeSight
10 6 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.85%) Graphite
11 4 (0.85%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.85%) Puppet
11 4 (0.85%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.85%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.64%) Ansible
12 3 (0.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 227 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 184 (39.15%) VMware
3 104 (22.13%) Cisco
4 45 (9.57%) Citrix
5 39 (8.30%) NetApp
6 35 (7.45%) Veeam
7 33 (7.02%) HP
8 25 (5.32%) Dell
9 22 (4.68%) SAP
10 20 (4.26%) EMC
11 16 (3.40%) CheckPoint
11 16 (3.40%) CommVault
12 14 (2.98%) F5
12 14 (2.98%) LogRhythm
12 14 (2.98%) McAfee
12 14 (2.98%) Symantec
12 14 (2.98%) Veritas
13 13 (2.77%) Apple
13 13 (2.77%) arcserve
13 13 (2.77%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £28000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LogRhythm
Salary: Up to £40kpa + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Slough and Eton School
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum , fringe
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago