The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 43 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 88 95 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.78% 5.38% 8.38%
As % of the System Software category 46.32% 35.71% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 82 78 165
Median salary £40,000 £39,750 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.62% +28.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 190 266 371
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 14.64% 15.06% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 156 225 272
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £30,000 £23,341
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Reading.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Reading

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 168 (87.50%) Windows
2 116 (60.42%) Windows Server
3 76 (39.58%) VMware
4 74 (38.54%) DNS
5 73 (38.02%) Office 365
6 67 (34.90%) Microsoft
7 45 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (22.92%) Hyper-V
9 42 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 39 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (18.75%) Clustering
12 35 (18.23%) DHCP
13 34 (17.71%) MS Exchange
14 32 (16.67%) SAN
14 32 (16.67%) Veeam
15 31 (16.15%) Backup Exec
16 30 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (15.63%) Cisco
17 28 (14.58%) Service Delivery
17 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
17 28 (14.58%) SCCM
18 27 (14.06%) SQL
19 25 (13.02%) Internet
20 21 (10.94%) NetApp
21 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
22 19 (9.90%) Hybrid Cloud
22 19 (9.90%) Firewall
22 19 (9.90%) VPN
23 17 (8.85%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 34 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.33%) IIS
3 13 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.04%) Apache
6 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 73 (38.02%) Office 365
2 39 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.13%) SaaS
6 4 (2.08%) IaaS
6 4 (2.08%) PaaS
7 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (38.54%) DNS
2 42 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 35 (18.23%) DHCP
4 32 (16.67%) SAN
5 25 (13.02%) Internet
6 19 (9.90%) Firewall
6 19 (9.90%) VPN
7 15 (7.81%) LAN
8 13 (6.77%) VoIP
9 11 (5.73%) NAS
10 9 (4.69%) WAN
11 8 (4.17%) HTTP
12 5 (2.60%) FTP
12 5 (2.60%) Skype
12 5 (2.60%) SSH
13 4 (2.08%) LDAP
13 4 (2.08%) Network Security
13 4 (2.08%) SMTP
13 4 (2.08%) SSL
14 3 (1.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.04%) DB2
3 2 (1.04%) Informix
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) Redis
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (4.69%) Marketing
2 8 (4.17%) Finance
3 7 (3.65%) Automotive
4 2 (1.04%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) French Language
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 79 (41.15%) Support Engineer
2 46 (23.96%) Technical Engineer
3 44 (22.92%) Technical Support
4 43 (22.40%) IT Support
4 43 (22.40%) Technical Support Engineer
5 35 (18.23%) Analyst
6 29 (15.10%) 1st Line Support
6 29 (15.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 29 (15.10%) Support Analyst
7 27 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (10.42%) IT Analyst
10 18 (9.38%) IT Engineer
10 18 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
11 17 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
12 16 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 16 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
12 16 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) CSS
1 1 (0.52%) HTML
1 1 (0.52%) OAuth
1 1 (0.52%) OpenID
1 1 (0.52%) POSIX
1 1 (0.52%) REST
1 1 (0.52%) SAML
1 1 (0.52%) SOAP
1 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.75%) Clustering
2 19 (9.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.60%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.04%) e-Health
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) PKI
7 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) CESG
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 168 (87.50%) Windows
2 116 (60.42%) Windows Server
3 45 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.85%) Windows 7
7 16 (8.33%) Linux
8 5 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.08%) CentOS
10 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.04%) Android
11 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.04%) Unix
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Fedora
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.58%) Service Delivery
2 17 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (8.33%) Service Delivery Management
4 15 (7.81%) ITIL
4 15 (7.81%) Virtual Environments
5 12 (6.25%) Data Management
5 12 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (4.69%) High Availability
7 8 (4.17%) Presales
8 6 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 6 (3.13%) Time Management
9 5 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.08%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.08%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.08%) Service Management
11 3 (1.56%) Case Management
11 3 (1.56%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (1.56%) Data Protection
11 3 (1.56%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.06%) SQL
2 7 (3.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (0.52%) C
5 1 (0.52%) C++
5 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) VB
5 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.73%) MCSE
3 8 (4.17%) MCSA
3 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.65%) CCNA
4 7 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.65%) MCP
5 6 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 6 (3.13%) Degree
6 4 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.52%) CISA
9 1 (0.52%) CISM
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (22.92%) Hyper-V
3 16 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.65%) NFS
5 4 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (16.15%) Backup Exec
2 28 (14.58%) SCCM
3 14 (7.29%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (3.13%) SCOM
6 4 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.56%) WSUS
8 2 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.04%) SCSM
8 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.04%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.52%) Simpana
9 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 76 (39.58%) VMware
2 67 (34.90%) Microsoft
3 32 (16.67%) Veeam
4 30 (15.63%) Cisco
5 21 (10.94%) NetApp
6 17 (8.85%) EMC
7 16 (8.33%) CommVault
8 14 (7.29%) HP
9 13 (6.77%) arcserve
10 11 (5.73%) Veritas
11 9 (4.69%) CheckPoint
11 9 (4.69%) Dell
12 8 (4.17%) Citrix
13 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.60%) EqualLogic
15 4 (2.08%) Oracle
16 3 (1.56%) Forcepoint
17 2 (1.04%) Apple
17 2 (1.04%) McAfee
17 2 (1.04%) Symantec
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