Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 78 65 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.49% 9.67% 8.81%
As % of the System Software category 79.59% 48.15% 57.35%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 72
Slough median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,475 £25,750 £25,800
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +13.33%

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 Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 98 135 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.96% 20.09% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 90 126 118
Slough median annual salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,625 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £73,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% +21.74%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Slough over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Slough

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

1 70 (89.74%) Windows
2 59 (75.64%) Microsoft
3 43 (55.13%) Windows Server
4 37 (47.44%) Windows 10
4 37 (47.44%) VMware
4 37 (47.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
5 33 (42.31%) Citrix
6 32 (41.03%) Office 365
7 28 (35.90%) Windows 8
8 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (29.49%) ITIL
10 22 (28.21%) XenApp
11 21 (26.92%) XenDesktop
12 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (24.36%) DNS
12 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
13 18 (23.08%) SLA
13 18 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (21.79%) DHCP
14 17 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 16 (20.51%) Incident Management
16 15 (19.23%) MS Exchange
16 15 (19.23%) LAN
16 15 (19.23%) WAN
16 15 (19.23%) Remedy
16 15 (19.23%) Firewall
17 13 (16.67%) Apple
18 12 (15.38%) Linux
19 11 (14.10%) Cisco

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 15 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) DNS
1 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
2 17 (21.79%) DHCP
3 15 (19.23%) Firewall
3 15 (19.23%) LAN
3 15 (19.23%) WAN
4 11 (14.10%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (12.82%) SAN
6 7 (8.97%) VLAN
7 5 (6.41%) VPN
8 3 (3.85%) BGP
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.85%) H.323
8 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 3 (3.85%) Intranet
8 3 (3.85%) NAS
8 3 (3.85%) OSPF
8 3 (3.85%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Back Office
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) IT Support
7 6 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Administrator
8 5 (6.41%) IT Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.13%) IT Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) .NET
1 3 (3.85%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.85%) WCF
1 3 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 70 (89.74%) Windows
2 43 (55.13%) Windows Server
3 37 (47.44%) Windows 10
4 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
5 28 (35.90%) Windows 8
6 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.38%) Linux
8 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (20.51%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.97%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (6.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.85%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (3.85%) Decision-Making
6 3 (3.85%) High Availability
6 3 (3.85%) Network Design
6 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.85%) Project Management
6 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.85%) SDLC
6 3 (3.85%) SIEM
6 3 (3.85%) Six Sigma
6 3 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (1.28%) CRM
7 1 (1.28%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.28%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.41%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.85%) APMP
5 3 (3.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CEH
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (47.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (28.21%) XenApp
3 21 (26.92%) XenDesktop
4 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.85%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) OSSEC
3 3 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (75.64%) Microsoft
2 37 (47.44%) VMware
3 33 (42.31%) Citrix
4 15 (19.23%) Remedy
5 13 (16.67%) Apple
6 11 (14.10%) Cisco
7 8 (10.26%) Polycom
7 8 (10.26%) Symantec
8 7 (8.97%) Dell
8 7 (8.97%) EqualLogic
9 6 (7.69%) Forcepoint
10 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.85%) AlienVault
11 3 (3.85%) Canon
11 3 (3.85%) MobileIron
11 3 (3.85%) Sophos
11 3 (3.85%) Veritas
12 1 (1.28%) HP
12 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.28%) WatchGuard