Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 15 34
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 31 84 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.53% 12.23% 6.82%
As % of the System Software category 51.67% 58.33% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 75 75
Slough median annual salary £34,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% - -0.50%
10th Percentile £23,400 £24,900 £23,200
90th Percentile £54,250 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 60 144 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.70% 20.96% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 54 126 135
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,172 £22,700
90th Percentile £91,750 £75,000 £79,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +15.38%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
7 8 (25.81%) Office 365
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
8 6 (19.35%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
9 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) SLA
10 4 (12.90%) LAN
10 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.90%) WAN
10 4 (12.90%) DHCP
10 4 (12.90%) Migration
10 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
11 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (9.68%) Presales
11 3 (9.68%) Windows 10

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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DHCP
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) MPLS
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) Intranet
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) PBX
4 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) IT Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
9 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Creative Thinking
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) Hardware Maintenance
4 2 (6.45%) Process Management
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) OpenUP
5 1 (3.23%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) SIEM
5 1 (3.23%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Dell
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) 3Com
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter
5 1 (3.23%) Veeam