Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 32 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 143 230 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.12% 6.61% 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 45.25% 42.12% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 131 196 336
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £53,750
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +2.67%

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 316 546 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.52% 15.68% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 280 449 556
Reading median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.50% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,225 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +19.33%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 113 (79.02%) Windows
2 63 (44.06%) Windows Server
3 60 (41.96%) Microsoft
4 46 (32.17%) Office 365
5 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (28.67%) VMware
7 37 (25.87%) MS Exchange
8 36 (25.17%) Linux
9 30 (20.98%) DNS
10 28 (19.58%) SQL Server
11 27 (18.88%) TCP/IP
12 26 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
14 24 (16.78%) SQL
15 22 (15.38%) ITIL
16 21 (14.69%) DHCP
16 21 (14.69%) Skype for Business
17 20 (13.99%) Cisco
17 20 (13.99%) SCCM
18 19 (13.29%) Firewall
19 18 (12.59%) Degree
19 18 (12.59%) SharePoint
19 18 (12.59%) Internet
19 18 (12.59%) Capacity Planning
19 18 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (12.59%) Skype
20 17 (11.89%) Security Cleared
21 16 (11.19%) Red Hat
21 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Office

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 37 (25.87%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.69%) Skype for Business
3 18 (12.59%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.99%) IIS
5 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.80%) JBoss
7 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.40%) Apache
8 2 (1.40%) Confluence
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.70%) Moodle
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (32.17%) Office 365
2 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.20%) IaaS
6 5 (3.50%) SaaS
7 4 (2.80%) Yammer
8 2 (1.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.70%) G Suite
9 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.98%) DNS
2 27 (18.88%) TCP/IP
3 21 (14.69%) DHCP
4 19 (13.29%) Firewall
5 18 (12.59%) Internet
5 18 (12.59%) Skype
6 14 (9.79%) WAN
7 13 (9.09%) SAN
8 12 (8.39%) VoIP
9 11 (7.69%) LAN
10 10 (6.99%) SSH
11 8 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (5.59%) MPLS
12 7 (4.90%) HTTP
12 7 (4.90%) Intranet
12 7 (4.90%) NAS
12 7 (4.90%) VLAN
12 7 (4.90%) VPN
13 6 (4.20%) FTP
13 6 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) DB2
6 1 (0.70%) DocumentDB
6 1 (0.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.20%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.40%) JIRA
3 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.70%) Ant
4 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.29%) Finance
3 5 (3.50%) Electronics
3 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Advertising
4 2 (1.40%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Front Office
5 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) IT Support
2 28 (19.58%) Support Engineer
3 26 (18.18%) Analyst
4 17 (11.89%) Support Analyst
5 16 (11.19%) Architect
6 15 (10.49%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (10.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (10.49%) Administrator
7 14 (9.79%) IT Analyst
7 14 (9.79%) IT Support Analyst
8 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (8.39%) Consultant
9 12 (8.39%) Technical Support
10 11 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
11 10 (6.99%) 1st Line Engineer
11 10 (6.99%) IT Engineer
11 10 (6.99%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) HTML
1 5 (3.50%) POSIX
1 5 (3.50%) Web Services
2 4 (2.80%) HTML5
3 3 (2.10%) .NET
3 3 (2.10%) Flash
3 3 (2.10%) Java SE
3 3 (2.10%) XML
4 2 (1.40%) CSS
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.70%) CSS3
5 1 (0.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.70%) JSON
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
5 1 (0.70%) OAuth
5 1 (0.70%) OpenID
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) RESTful
5 1 (0.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Clustering
2 15 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (6.99%) Public Cloud
5 9 (6.29%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.10%) DataPower
8 3 (2.10%) PKI
8 3 (2.10%) Replication
9 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.40%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) CESG
10 1 (0.70%) Handset
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 113 (79.02%) Windows
2 63 (44.06%) Windows Server
3 36 (25.17%) Linux
4 18 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.49%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.29%) Ubuntu
9 8 (5.59%) Unix
9 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.90%) CentOS
11 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.40%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) ITIL
2 18 (12.59%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (11.19%) Migration
4 15 (10.49%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (9.79%) Presales
6 12 (8.39%) DevOps
7 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 10 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.29%) Demand Forecasting
9 9 (6.29%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (6.29%) Planning and Forecasting
10 8 (5.59%) High Availability
10 8 (5.59%) Identity Management
10 8 (5.59%) Statistics
10 8 (5.59%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (4.90%) Service Delivery Management
11 7 (4.90%) Time Management
11 7 (4.90%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.78%) SQL
3 13 (9.09%) Python
4 11 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.29%) Perl
6 4 (2.80%) Java
7 3 (2.10%) C#
7 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Degree
2 17 (11.89%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 12 (8.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (6.99%) AWS Certification
6 8 (5.59%) Master's Degree
6 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.20%) MCSE
9 5 (3.50%) MCP
10 4 (2.80%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (1.40%) CCNP
12 2 (1.40%) HND
12 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.40%) MCSA
13 1 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 22301
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.19%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.20%) NFS
4 5 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.50%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.40%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.40%) vSphere
6 2 (1.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Docker
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (13.99%) SCCM
2 15 (10.49%) Ansible
3 10 (6.99%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (4.90%) Puppet
4 7 (4.90%) WSUS
5 6 (4.20%) Nagios
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (2.10%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.10%) Opsview
6 3 (2.10%) SCOM
6 3 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.10%) vMotion
6 3 (2.10%) WMI
7 2 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 41 (28.67%) VMware
3 20 (13.99%) Cisco
4 16 (11.19%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.79%) Juniper
6 11 (7.69%) F5
7 10 (6.99%) Veeam
8 7 (4.90%) Citrix
8 7 (4.90%) Dell
8 7 (4.90%) HP
9 5 (3.50%) Meraki
9 5 (3.50%) Oracle
9 5 (3.50%) SAP
9 5 (3.50%) Symantec
10 4 (2.80%) EMC
10 4 (2.80%) NetApp
10 4 (2.80%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.80%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.10%) CommVault