Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 18 36
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 302 601 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.28% 9.18% 6.34%
As % of the System Software category 32.20% 51.46% 45.27%
Number of salaries quoted 267 471 362
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,420 £23,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £70,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -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 938 1,168 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.41% 17.85% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 758 915 759
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -8.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -18 148 £36,000 +2.86% 30
Maidenhead -21 47 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Slough -20 24 £33,750 -10.00% 12
Bracknell -23 23 £27,500 -38.20% 12
Newbury +14 18 £45,000 +80.00% 5
Wokingham -5 16 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Windsor +20 8 £52,500 +59.09% 1
Crowthorne -5 1 £19,000 -13.64% 2
Ascot - 1 £32,500 - 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 227 (75.17%) Windows
2 192 (63.58%) Microsoft
3 160 (52.98%) Office 365
4 125 (41.39%) Azure
5 118 (39.07%) Windows Server
6 79 (26.16%) Hyper-V
6 79 (26.16%) VMware
7 78 (25.83%) DNS
8 74 (24.50%) Microsoft Office
8 74 (24.50%) Windows 10
9 73 (24.17%) DHCP
10 63 (20.86%) Windows 7
11 62 (20.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 54 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (17.55%) TCP/IP
14 52 (17.22%) HP
14 52 (17.22%) Degree
15 49 (16.23%) ITIL
16 48 (15.89%) VPN
17 47 (15.56%) Azure Active Directory
18 44 (14.57%) PowerShell
19 40 (13.25%) SQL
20 36 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (11.92%) Firewall
21 33 (10.93%) Security Cleared
21 33 (10.93%) Citrix
21 33 (10.93%) Linux
21 33 (10.93%) Cisco
22 32 (10.60%) SAN
22 32 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003

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 27 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.61%) IIS
3 25 (8.28%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.97%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.65%) Apache
6 8 (2.65%) nginx
6 8 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.99%) Confluence
8 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Connections
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 74 (24.50%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 160 (52.98%) Office 365
2 125 (41.39%) Azure
3 47 (15.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (9.27%) AWS
5 12 (3.97%) SaaS
6 10 (3.31%) G Suite
7 7 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.32%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.99%) GCP
8 6 (1.99%) IaaS
9 5 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.66%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.32%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.32%) GitHub
10 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Flow
10 4 (1.32%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.32%) Serverless
11 3 (0.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (25.83%) DNS
2 73 (24.17%) DHCP
3 53 (17.55%) TCP/IP
4 48 (15.89%) VPN
5 36 (11.92%) Firewall
6 32 (10.60%) SAN
7 20 (6.62%) LAN
8 18 (5.96%) WAN
9 14 (4.64%) VoIP
10 11 (3.64%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.31%) Internet
11 10 (3.31%) NAS
11 10 (3.31%) Skype
12 8 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.32%) Network Security
13 7 (2.32%) VLAN
13 7 (2.32%) Wireless
14 6 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.66%) DMZ
15 5 (1.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.32%) Power BI
3 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.66%) MySQL
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (3.31%) JIRA
2 7 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.99%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
5 4 (1.32%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.32%) GitLab
5 4 (1.32%) MSTest
5 4 (1.32%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.32%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.66%) Subversion
7 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 22 (7.28%) Law
2 15 (4.97%) Legal
3 8 (2.65%) Marketing
4 7 (2.32%) Retail
5 6 (1.99%) Publishing
6 5 (1.66%) Finance
6 5 (1.66%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.99%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (18.54%) Support Engineer
2 43 (14.24%) Analyst
3 39 (12.91%) IT Engineer
4 35 (11.59%) Consultant
4 35 (11.59%) IT Support
5 27 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (7.62%) Administrator
6 23 (7.62%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (7.28%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 19 (6.29%) Subject Matter Expert
10 18 (5.96%) Service Analyst
10 18 (5.96%) Service Desk Analyst
11 17 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (5.30%) Technical Support
13 15 (4.97%) Graduate
13 15 (4.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.29%) OAuth
1 19 (6.29%) SAML
2 13 (4.30%) .NET
2 13 (4.30%) LDAP
3 10 (3.31%) Web Services
4 8 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.65%) HTML
5 6 (1.99%) JSON
6 5 (1.66%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.32%) HTML5
7 4 (1.32%) jQuery
7 4 (1.32%) Node.js
8 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.99%) CSS
9 2 (0.66%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.66%) MAPI
10 1 (0.33%) .NET Core
10 1 (0.33%) Keycloak
10 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.29%) CESG
2 18 (5.96%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.30%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.97%) Clustering
6 4 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.99%) Life Science
7 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) CMDB
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.66%) Handset
8 2 (0.66%) iPhone
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.33%) CCTV
9 1 (0.33%) PKI
9 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 227 (75.17%) Windows
2 118 (39.07%) Windows Server
3 74 (24.50%) Windows 10
4 63 (20.86%) Windows 7
5 54 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (10.93%) Linux
8 32 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (6.62%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.97%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.99%) CentOS
11 6 (1.99%) VMS
12 5 (1.66%) Unix
13 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.33%) Android
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.23%) ITIL
2 31 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (8.61%) Computer Science
5 24 (7.95%) Migration
6 21 (6.95%) B2B
7 20 (6.62%) DevOps
8 19 (6.29%) B2C
8 19 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (5.63%) Presales
10 16 (5.30%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (4.97%) Server Management
11 15 (4.97%) Service Management
12 14 (4.64%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.64%) Technical Leadership
13 13 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.97%) Project Delivery
14 12 (3.97%) Project Management
15 11 (3.64%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.57%) PowerShell
2 40 (13.25%) SQL
3 14 (4.64%) Python
4 12 (3.97%) Java
5 7 (2.32%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.32%) Ruby
6 6 (1.99%) Go
7 5 (1.66%) ABAP
7 5 (1.66%) Google Apps Script
7 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.32%) C#
8 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (17.22%) Degree
2 33 (10.93%) Security Cleared
3 31 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (8.61%) DV Cleared
5 25 (8.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (8.28%) MCSE
6 21 (6.95%) MCITP
7 10 (3.31%) CCNA
7 10 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.31%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.32%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.66%) PMP
11 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.33%) CISSP
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) MCP
11 1 (0.33%) MCSA
11 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.62%) SLA
2 21 (6.95%) NIST
3 19 (6.29%) NCSC
4 12 (3.97%) GDPR
5 6 (1.99%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (26.16%) Hyper-V
2 62 (20.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.31%) Docker
4 10 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.99%) iptables
5 6 (1.99%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.99%) Xen
6 5 (1.66%) vSphere
7 2 (0.66%) Firmware
7 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.33%) vCloud
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.33%) XenApp
8 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (10.60%) SCCM
2 24 (7.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (5.30%) SCOM
3 16 (5.30%) WSUS
4 11 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.64%) SCVMM
5 10 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.99%) Graphite
7 6 (1.99%) Kibana
7 6 (1.99%) Nagios
7 6 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.99%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (1.66%) Puppet
9 4 (1.32%) Ansible
9 4 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 192 (63.58%) Microsoft
2 79 (26.16%) VMware
3 52 (17.22%) HP
4 33 (10.93%) Cisco
4 33 (10.93%) Citrix
5 16 (5.30%) Google
6 15 (4.97%) Symantec
6 15 (4.97%) Veeam
7 10 (3.31%) Dell
7 10 (3.31%) EMC
8 8 (2.65%) CommVault
8 8 (2.65%) Oracle
8 8 (2.65%) SAP
9 7 (2.32%) Apple
9 7 (2.32%) SonicWALL
10 6 (1.99%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.99%) Centreon
10 6 (1.99%) Meraki
11 5 (1.66%) Polycom
12 4 (1.32%) CyberArk