The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 123 110 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 4 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.57% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 3.46% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Average salary £41,000 £60,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% +70.21%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -2.27%
LDAP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 260 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.50% 16.49% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 225 190 217
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LDAP
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the Bristol region.

LDAP Salary Trend in Bristol

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP.

1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Identity Management
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) Samba
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (47.83%) Open Source
4 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
5 10 (43.48%) LAMP
5 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
5 10 (43.48%) Solaris
5 10 (43.48%) NFS
6 9 (39.13%) Python
6 9 (39.13%) SAN
6 9 (39.13%) Mac OS X
7 8 (34.78%) DNS
7 8 (34.78%) Xen
7 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
7 8 (34.78%) Bcfg2
7 8 (34.78%) GPFS
8 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
8 7 (30.43%) VPN
9 6 (26.09%) UNIX
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) QA
10 5 (21.74%) NAS
10 5 (21.74%) Puppet

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
1 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
2 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) NAS
4 5 (21.74%) HTTP
4 5 (21.74%) SMTP
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) IPsec
6 3 (13.04%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) X.509
7 2 (8.70%) SMPP
7 2 (8.70%) INAP
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) OpenVPN
7 2 (8.70%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Specialist
1 8 (34.78%) IT Support Specialist
1 8 (34.78%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Principal Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) LAMP
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Open Source
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Smartcard
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Solaris
4 9 (39.13%) Mac OS X
5 6 (26.09%) UNIX
6 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 3 (13.04%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Identity Management
2 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
6 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Erlang
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Samba
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) NFS
3 8 (34.78%) Xen
3 8 (34.78%) GPFS
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) Postfix
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Bcfg2
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat