Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 40 25
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 582 358 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.12% 5.89% 7.83%
As % of the System Software category 51.46% 43.71% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 454 318 580
Berkshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £20,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £57,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £33,225 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.23% -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 1,131 819 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.71% 13.47% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 883 710 1,106
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +15 200 £35,000 - 12
Maidenhead +29 185 £55,000 +25.71% 4
Slough +8 69 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Bracknell -6 61 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Wokingham +8 19 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Windsor -6 12 £33,000 +13.79% 1
Crowthorne - 9 £22,000 -
Newbury -2 8 £25,000 - 2
Thatcham +9 3 £45,000 +60.71%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 425 (73.02%) Windows
2 411 (70.62%) Microsoft
3 283 (48.63%) Windows Server
4 233 (40.03%) Office 365
5 205 (35.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 198 (34.02%) VMware
7 171 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 156 (26.80%) Hyper-V
9 145 (24.91%) SQL Server
10 140 (24.05%) IIS
10 140 (24.05%) Linux
11 137 (23.54%) ITIL
12 110 (18.90%) SQL
13 109 (18.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 109 (18.73%) ServiceNow
14 107 (18.38%) DNS
15 103 (17.70%) Service Management
15 103 (17.70%) Logistics
15 103 (17.70%) Problem Management
16 101 (17.35%) Incident Management
16 101 (17.35%) Root Cause Analysis
16 101 (17.35%) Windows 10
17 97 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
18 93 (15.98%) Windows 7
19 92 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 90 (15.46%) MS Exchange
20 90 (15.46%) DHCP
21 85 (14.60%) Citrix
21 85 (14.60%) TCP/IP
22 81 (13.92%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 140 (24.05%) IIS
2 90 (15.46%) MS Exchange
3 37 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 30 (5.15%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.55%) Apache
8 7 (1.20%) JBoss
9 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.52%) Liferay
12 3 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 97 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Scribe Insight
2 4 (0.69%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 233 (40.03%) Office 365
2 205 (35.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (13.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 73 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (4.64%) SaaS
6 24 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (4.12%) Amazon S3
6 24 (4.12%) Serverless
7 23 (3.95%) Amazon EMR
7 23 (3.95%) Amazon Kinesis
7 23 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
7 23 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (3.61%) PaaS
9 19 (3.26%) IaaS
10 11 (1.89%) Mimecast
11 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.37%) GitHub
12 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.69%) G Suite
12 4 (0.69%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 107 (18.38%) DNS
2 90 (15.46%) DHCP
3 85 (14.60%) TCP/IP
4 67 (11.51%) Firewall
5 53 (9.11%) VPN
6 52 (8.93%) LAN
7 47 (8.08%) WAN
8 34 (5.84%) Network Security
9 28 (4.81%) SAN
10 25 (4.30%) Skype
11 22 (3.78%) VoIP
12 18 (3.09%) Internet
13 17 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (1.72%) NAS
16 9 (1.55%) VLAN
16 9 (1.55%) Wireless
17 8 (1.37%) Unified Communications
18 7 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (4.12%) RDBMS
3 24 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
4 23 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 23 (3.95%) Cosmos DB
5 21 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 18 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (1.55%) MySQL
8 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.69%) Power BI
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.52%) DB2
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.34%) Big Data
11 2 (0.34%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.86%) JIRA
3 4 (0.69%) AdminStudio
3 4 (0.69%) MSI
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (6.36%) Finance
2 17 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.89%) Marketing
4 8 (1.37%) Back Office
5 7 (1.20%) German Language
5 7 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.20%) Retail
6 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.86%) Electronics
8 4 (0.69%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Billing
9 2 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 106 (18.21%) Support Engineer
2 102 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (12.37%) Analyst
4 57 (9.79%) IT Support
5 55 (9.45%) Architect
5 55 (9.45%) IT Engineer
6 48 (8.25%) Administrator
7 45 (7.73%) Consultant
8 40 (6.87%) IT Support Engineer
9 39 (6.70%) DBA
10 37 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 32 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (5.50%) Technical Support
12 30 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (4.81%) Technical Engineer
13 28 (4.81%) Technical Support Engineer
14 26 (4.47%) Cloud Architect
15 24 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
16 23 (3.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 23 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.93%) Web Services
2 34 (5.84%) .NET
3 25 (4.30%) Middleware
4 21 (3.61%) ASP.NET
5 19 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (3.26%) OAuth
5 19 (3.26%) SAML
6 12 (2.06%) WCF
7 6 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.86%) REST
8 5 (0.86%) SOAP
8 5 (0.86%) XML
9 4 (0.69%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.69%) HTML
9 4 (0.69%) jQuery
9 4 (0.69%) JSON
9 4 (0.69%) React
9 4 (0.69%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.52%) Lucene
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.40%) Private Cloud
2 40 (6.87%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 38 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.61%) CESG
5 17 (2.92%) Clustering
5 17 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.58%) EPoS
8 9 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.55%) PMI
8 9 (1.55%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.20%) Life Science
11 6 (1.03%) Handset
12 5 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) PKI
13 4 (0.69%) iPhone
14 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 425 (73.02%) Windows
2 283 (48.63%) Windows Server
3 140 (24.05%) Linux
4 101 (17.35%) Windows 10
5 93 (15.98%) Windows 7
6 68 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (7.56%) Windows 8
9 26 (4.47%) Windows XP
10 24 (4.12%) Unix
11 16 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.55%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.20%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.86%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.69%) Android
15 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.69%) CentOS
16 3 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (23.54%) ITIL
2 109 (18.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 103 (17.70%) Logistics
3 103 (17.70%) Problem Management
3 103 (17.70%) Service Management
4 101 (17.35%) Incident Management
4 101 (17.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 65 (11.17%) Presales
6 55 (9.45%) Project Management
7 47 (8.08%) Migration
8 39 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
9 36 (6.19%) PRINCE2
10 35 (6.01%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (4.81%) Change Management
12 27 (4.64%) Identity Access Management
13 26 (4.47%) Workflow
14 25 (4.30%) Vendor Relationship Management
15 24 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (3.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 110 (18.90%) SQL
2 57 (9.79%) PowerShell
3 28 (4.81%) Python
4 26 (4.47%) Java
5 15 (2.58%) PL/SQL
5 15 (2.58%) Scala
5 15 (2.58%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.55%) C#
6 9 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.20%) VB
9 6 (1.03%) VBScript
10 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.34%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (13.06%) MCSE
3 53 (9.11%) Degree
4 38 (6.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 34 (5.84%) MCSA
7 29 (4.98%) MCITP
8 28 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (2.41%) DV Cleared
11 14 (2.41%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.23%) MCP
13 10 (1.72%) CCNA
13 10 (1.72%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.20%) Master's Degree
15 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.86%) DBS Check
17 4 (0.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 4 (0.69%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.56%) SLA
2 21 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.20%) GAMP
4 5 (0.86%) QA
5 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.34%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 171 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (26.80%) Hyper-V
3 48 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (5.50%) XenDesktop
5 30 (5.15%) XenApp
6 19 (3.26%) vSphere
7 10 (1.72%) Docker
8 9 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.37%) Firmware
10 7 (1.20%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.52%) vCloud
12 2 (0.34%) NFS
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 71 (12.20%) SCCM
2 45 (7.73%) vCenter Server
3 32 (5.50%) SCOM
4 20 (3.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (2.06%) WSUS
6 9 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (1.37%) Puppet
8 7 (1.20%) Ansible
8 7 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.69%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.52%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.52%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 411 (70.62%) Microsoft
2 198 (34.02%) VMware
3 109 (18.73%) ServiceNow
4 85 (14.60%) Citrix
5 76 (13.06%) BMC
6 66 (11.34%) Oracle
7 55 (9.45%) Cisco
8 36 (6.19%) SolarWinds
9 23 (3.95%) Apple
10 22 (3.78%) Riverbed
11 21 (3.61%) HP
12 20 (3.44%) Dell
12 20 (3.44%) SAP
13 18 (3.09%) Remedy
14 17 (2.92%) IBM
15 16 (2.75%) Symantec
16 11 (1.89%) Red Hat
17 9 (1.55%) Google
17 9 (1.55%) Sophos
18 8 (1.37%) Veritas