Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 25 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 385 657 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.05% 7.58% 7.36%
As % of the System Software category 46.84% 51.17% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 346 566 720
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +4.48%

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 822 1284 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.93% 14.81% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 723 1081 1169
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +19.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -2 146 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Bracknell -6 55 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Slough -7 54 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Maidenhead -33 26 £42,500 +6.25%
Newbury -9 24 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Wokingham +17 18 £39,000 +11.43% 3
Windsor +10 9 £29,000 -44.76% 2
Thatcham -1 8 £30,000 +3.45%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 332 (86.23%) Windows
2 212 (55.06%) Windows Server
3 186 (48.31%) Microsoft
4 150 (38.96%) VMware
5 116 (30.13%) SQL Server
6 114 (29.61%) Office 365
7 103 (26.75%) Linux
8 101 (26.23%) MS Exchange
9 93 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 90 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 87 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
12 86 (22.34%) Cisco
13 85 (22.08%) SQL
14 80 (20.78%) DNS
15 77 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 75 (19.48%) Firewall
17 74 (19.22%) ITIL
18 67 (17.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 63 (16.36%) Hyper-V
20 61 (15.84%) Microsoft Office
21 58 (15.06%) DHCP
22 55 (14.29%) Windows 7
23 50 (12.99%) Degree
24 49 (12.73%) Windows 10
25 47 (12.21%) IIS
26 45 (11.69%) PowerShell
27 40 (10.39%) Citrix
28 39 (10.13%) VPN
29 36 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
30 35 (9.09%) SCCM

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
1 101 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 47 (12.21%) IIS
3 34 (8.83%) SharePoint
4 28 (7.27%) Skype for Business
5 25 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.12%) Apache
8 11 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.56%) JBoss
10 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.78%) Confluence
12 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.26%) Moodle
14 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 61 (15.84%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.26%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (29.61%) Office 365
2 87 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.94%) IaaS
5 13 (3.38%) SaaS
6 12 (3.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.60%) Mimecast
7 10 (2.60%) PaaS
8 4 (1.04%) G Suite
8 4 (1.04%) Yammer
9 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.52%) Route 53
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 80 (20.78%) DNS
2 77 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 75 (19.48%) Firewall
4 58 (15.06%) DHCP
5 39 (10.13%) VPN
6 34 (8.83%) Internet
7 32 (8.31%) SAN
7 32 (8.31%) WAN
8 31 (8.05%) LAN
9 28 (7.27%) VLAN
10 25 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (6.49%) Skype
11 21 (5.45%) Intranet
11 21 (5.45%) MPLS
12 20 (5.19%) VoIP
13 15 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (3.38%) iSCSI
15 12 (3.12%) SSH
16 10 (2.60%) Wireless
17 9 (2.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (30.13%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (5.19%) MySQL
6 9 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.30%) DB2
9 5 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.26%) DocumentDB
13 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.56%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.78%) JIRA
4 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (8.31%) Telecoms
2 30 (7.79%) Finance
3 26 (6.75%) Marketing
4 25 (6.49%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.19%) Electronics
6 14 (3.64%) Games
7 10 (2.60%) Back Office
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (24.16%) IT Support
2 92 (23.90%) Support Engineer
3 85 (22.08%) Analyst
4 63 (16.36%) Support Analyst
5 55 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 40 (10.39%) IT Engineer
7 39 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 39 (10.13%) IT Analyst
8 38 (9.87%) Administrator
9 37 (9.61%) IT Support Analyst
10 36 (9.35%) IT Support Engineer
11 34 (8.83%) Technical Support
12 32 (8.31%) Linux Support
13 30 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support
15 27 (7.01%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 27 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 25 (6.49%) Technical Engineer
16 25 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
17 23 (5.97%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.12%) Web Services
2 11 (2.86%) .NET
2 11 (2.86%) WCF
3 6 (1.56%) HTML
3 6 (1.56%) POSIX
4 4 (1.04%) HTML5
5 3 (0.78%) CSS
5 3 (0.78%) Flash
5 3 (0.78%) Java SE
5 3 (0.78%) XML
6 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.26%) CSS3
7 1 (0.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) REST
7 1 (0.26%) Sass
7 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.97%) Clustering
2 21 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.34%) PDA
7 9 (2.34%) Replication
8 7 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.04%) EPoS
10 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.78%) DataPower
11 3 (0.78%) iPhone
11 3 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 332 (86.23%) Windows
2 212 (55.06%) Windows Server
3 103 (26.75%) Linux
4 93 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (17.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 49 (12.73%) Windows 10
8 30 (7.79%) Windows 8
9 27 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (5.19%) Unix
11 18 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (4.42%) Windows XP
13 14 (3.64%) CentOS
14 13 (3.38%) Ubuntu
15 10 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (1.56%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.30%) Android
18 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.78%) Debian
19 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.22%) ITIL
2 35 (9.09%) Presales
3 32 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (7.53%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (5.97%) Migration
5 23 (5.97%) Proactive Monitoring
6 22 (5.71%) DevOps
7 21 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 21 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (5.19%) Programme Management
9 18 (4.68%) Time Management
10 15 (3.90%) Change Management
10 15 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (3.90%) SIEM
11 13 (3.38%) CRM
11 13 (3.38%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.38%) Virtual Environments
12 12 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.08%) SQL
2 45 (11.69%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.19%) Python
4 14 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.60%) Perl
6 7 (1.82%) Java
7 4 (1.04%) C#
7 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.78%) C
8 3 (0.78%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.78%) VBScript
9 1 (0.26%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) PHP
9 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (12.99%) Degree
2 36 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.71%) MCSE
4 20 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 18 (4.68%) CCNA
5 18 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (3.90%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.64%) MCSA
8 11 (2.86%) MCP
9 10 (2.60%) AWS Certification
9 10 (2.60%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.08%) Master's Degree
10 8 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.04%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.04%) CCA
11 4 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.78%) CCNP
12 3 (0.78%) CISSP
12 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.97%) SLA
2 14 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 22301
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.78%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) GPG13
5 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (16.36%) Hyper-V
3 30 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (4.94%) XenApp
6 16 (4.16%) Terminal Services
7 14 (3.64%) vSphere
8 13 (3.38%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.86%) XenServer
10 9 (2.34%) KVM
10 9 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.82%) NFS
11 7 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
15 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.26%) Docker
15 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (9.09%) SCCM
2 19 (4.94%) WSUS
3 15 (3.90%) Ansible
4 13 (3.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (2.60%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (2.34%) SCOM
6 9 (2.34%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.08%) Puppet
8 7 (1.82%) Nagios
8 7 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.56%) Opsview
10 5 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.04%) EdgeSight
11 4 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (1.04%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 186 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 150 (38.96%) VMware
3 86 (22.34%) Cisco
4 40 (10.39%) Citrix
5 24 (6.23%) Red Hat
6 22 (5.71%) F5
6 22 (5.71%) SAP
7 21 (5.45%) Symantec
8 17 (4.42%) Juniper
8 17 (4.42%) NetApp
9 16 (4.16%) HP
9 16 (4.16%) Oracle
10 11 (2.86%) McAfee
11 10 (2.60%) LogRhythm
11 10 (2.60%) Veeam
12 9 (2.34%) Apple
12 9 (2.34%) Dell
13 7 (1.82%) Splunk
14 6 (1.56%) EMC
14 6 (1.56%) Meraki