The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 788 712 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.43% 5.67% 5.25%
As % of the System Software category 59.47% 61.70% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 682 665 535
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Active Directory
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1325 1154 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.50% 9.19% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1050 971
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the City of London region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the City of London

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the City of London

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Active Directory 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 Active Directory.

1 1273 (83.04%) Windows
2 935 (60.99%) Microsoft
3 623 (40.64%) VMware
4 587 (38.29%) MS Exchange
5 475 (30.98%) MS Excel
6 469 (30.59%) Finance
7 463 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 458 (29.88%) ITIL
9 425 (27.72%) Citrix
10 423 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 404 (26.35%) MS Office
12 364 (23.74%) Windows 7
13 337 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 321 (20.94%) DNS
15 310 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 308 (20.09%) Cisco
17 295 (19.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 286 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
19 282 (18.40%) SQL
20 270 (17.61%) SQL Server
20 270 (17.61%) MCSE
21 246 (16.05%) SAN
22 243 (15.85%) Blackberry
23 229 (14.94%) Firewall
24 218 (14.22%) DHCP
25 196 (12.79%) Degree
26 195 (12.72%) TCP/IP
27 188 (12.26%) Windows XP
28 187 (12.20%) SCCM
29 183 (11.94%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Active Directory 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 Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 587 (38.29%) MS Exchange
2 310 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (10.44%) SharePoint
4 153 (9.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 149 (9.72%) Lync
6 120 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 109 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 93 (6.07%) IIS
9 77 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.91%) Apache
10 14 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.78%) IBM Notes
11 12 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.39%) CMS
14 6 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 475 (30.98%) MS Excel
2 404 (26.35%) MS Office
3 15 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.78%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) MS Project
8 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
2 13 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.72%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.20%) Eikon
7 2 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.13%) assyst
8 1 (0.065%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.065%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.065%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.065%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.065%) RMDS
8 1 (0.065%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.065%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.065%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 129 (8.41%) Office 365
2 47 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.04%) IaaS
4 15 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.78%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (0.59%) SaaS
6 9 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 8 (0.52%) PaaS
8 6 (0.39%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.33%) Symantec.cloud
10 2 (0.13%) Scribe Online
11 1 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.065%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 321 (20.94%) DNS
2 246 (16.05%) SAN
3 229 (14.94%) Firewall
4 218 (14.22%) DHCP
5 195 (12.72%) TCP/IP
6 166 (10.83%) LAN
7 140 (9.13%) VPN
8 133 (8.68%) WAN
9 82 (5.35%) VoIP
10 73 (4.76%) Network Security
11 60 (3.91%) Internet
12 48 (3.13%) NAS
13 46 (3.00%) Wireless
14 39 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
15 35 (2.28%) VLAN
16 31 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (1.96%) FTP
18 29 (1.89%) IP Telephony
19 26 (1.70%) Unified Communications
20 24 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (1.63%) MySQL
6 24 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.33%) DTS
10 5 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.13%) MS Access
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.13%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.065%) Big Data
13 1 (0.065%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (1.70%) JIRA
2 24 (1.57%) Subversion
3 11 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.65%) Artifactory
4 10 (0.65%) InstallShield
5 8 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.39%) MSI
7 5 (0.33%) NUnit
7 5 (0.33%) Moq
8 3 (0.20%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.13%) Serena SBM
10 1 (0.065%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.065%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.065%) Hudson
10 1 (0.065%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 469 (30.59%) Finance
2 136 (8.87%) Banking
3 91 (5.94%) Law
4 88 (5.74%) Financial Institution
5 76 (4.96%) Legal
6 75 (4.89%) Investment Banking
7 62 (4.04%) Front Office
8 55 (3.59%) Telecoms
9 50 (3.26%) Advertising
10 29 (1.89%) Back Office
11 24 (1.57%) Marketing
12 18 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.11%) Retail
14 14 (0.91%) Electronics
15 12 (0.78%) Games
15 12 (0.78%) iGaming
16 9 (0.59%) Billing
17 8 (0.52%) Publishing
18 7 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
19 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 465 (30.33%) Analyst
2 297 (19.37%) Support Analyst
3 162 (10.57%) Support Engineer
4 148 (9.65%) Desktop Support
5 144 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 128 (8.35%) IT Support
7 116 (7.57%) Administrator
8 96 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 96 (6.26%) Desktop Analyst
9 91 (5.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 89 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 89 (5.81%) Service Analyst
11 86 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
12 74 (4.83%) IT Support Analyst
13 70 (4.57%) Consultant
14 64 (4.17%) Architect
15 53 (3.46%) Technical Support
16 51 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
17 50 (3.26%) Team Leader
18 48 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.07%) .NET
2 23 (1.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (0.91%) Web Services
4 13 (0.85%) HTML
5 12 (0.78%) Application Packaging
6 11 (0.72%) CSS
6 11 (0.72%) WSH
7 10 (0.65%) SOAP
8 9 (0.59%) SAML
8 9 (0.59%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.59%) jQuery
9 7 (0.46%) HTML5
9 7 (0.46%) XML
10 6 (0.39%) ActiveX
10 6 (0.39%) LINQ
10 6 (0.39%) Ajax
10 6 (0.39%) WCF
10 6 (0.39%) CSS3
10 6 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 243 (15.85%) Blackberry
2 82 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 81 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 76 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (3.72%) Replication
6 56 (3.65%) Clustering
7 42 (2.74%) Hedge funds
8 37 (2.41%) Thin Client
8 37 (2.41%) Fat Client
9 34 (2.22%) iPhone
10 31 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (1.44%) Smartphone
12 21 (1.37%) Mathematics
13 20 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.24%) CMDB
14 19 (1.24%) PKI
15 14 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (0.85%) Statistics
16 13 (0.85%) DTV
17 12 (0.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1273 (83.04%) Windows
2 463 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 364 (23.74%) Windows 7
4 295 (19.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 286 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 188 (12.26%) Windows XP
7 176 (11.48%) Linux
8 111 (7.24%) Windows 8
9 63 (4.11%) Windows Vista
10 54 (3.52%) UNIX
11 45 (2.94%) Mac OS X
12 41 (2.67%) Android
13 22 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (1.37%) Apple iOS
15 18 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (1.11%) Windows 2000
16 17 (1.11%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.91%) Debian
17 14 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (29.88%) ITIL
2 130 (8.48%) Service Management
3 111 (7.24%) Service Delivery
4 100 (6.52%) Business Continuity
5 89 (5.81%) Project Management
6 86 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 80 (5.22%) Information Security
8 71 (4.63%) Migration
9 54 (3.52%) Problem Management
10 49 (3.20%) Business Continuity Management
11 46 (3.00%) Asset Management
11 46 (3.00%) Change Management
12 45 (2.94%) Time Management
13 44 (2.87%) Configuration Management
14 38 (2.48%) Mentoring
15 36 (2.35%) CRM
16 35 (2.28%) Change Control
17 33 (2.15%) Mobile Device Management
18 31 (2.02%) Investment Management
19 28 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 282 (18.40%) SQL
2 157 (10.24%) PowerShell
3 42 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 42 (2.74%) VB
4 39 (2.54%) VBScript
5 34 (2.22%) Perl
6 29 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 29 (1.89%) Python
7 24 (1.57%) C#
8 17 (1.11%) VBA
9 14 (0.91%) PHP
9 14 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.59%) Java
11 8 (0.52%) C
11 8 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.33%) C++
13 4 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.065%) Ruby
14 1 (0.065%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 337 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 270 (17.61%) MCSE
3 196 (12.79%) Degree
4 120 (7.83%) MCP
5 101 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (6.33%) MCSA
7 85 (5.54%) CCNA
8 78 (5.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 72 (4.70%) MCITP
10 45 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
11 43 (2.80%) CCA
12 38 (2.48%) Security Cleared
13 34 (2.22%) CCNP
14 31 (2.02%) CISSP
15 30 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.70%) JNCIA
17 25 (1.63%) SC Cleared
18 20 (1.30%) MCTS
19 19 (1.24%) CISM
20 18 (1.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (9.00%) SLA
2 17 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.78%) COBIT
4 12 (0.78%) QA
5 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 423 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 174 (11.35%) XenApp
4 101 (6.59%) vSphere
5 68 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 62 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 54 (3.52%) VMware ESX
8 43 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (2.61%) XenServer
10 34 (2.22%) Xen
11 30 (1.96%) Terminal Services
12 29 (1.89%) VMware Server
13 23 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 20 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
15 18 (1.17%) vCloud
16 15 (0.98%) ISA Server
17 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 8 (0.52%) iptables
19 7 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
19 7 (0.46%) UAG
Systems Management
1 187 (12.20%) SCCM
2 96 (6.26%) SCOM
3 40 (2.61%) Backup Exec
4 31 (2.02%) WSUS
5 22 (1.44%) NetBackup
6 21 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 20 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (1.17%) OpenView
8 18 (1.17%) Nagios
8 18 (1.17%) SCOrch
8 18 (1.17%) AirWatch
9 13 (0.85%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.72%) Casper Suite
11 10 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.65%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.52%) WMI
13 7 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.46%) Windows Intune
14 6 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (0.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 935 (60.99%) Microsoft
2 623 (40.64%) VMware
3 425 (27.72%) Citrix
4 308 (20.09%) Cisco
5 133 (8.68%) HP
6 105 (6.85%) NetApp
7 91 (5.94%) Symantec
8 69 (4.50%) EMC
9 61 (3.98%) Avaya
10 59 (3.85%) Reuters
11 57 (3.72%) ServiceNow
12 55 (3.59%) Red Hat
13 52 (3.39%) Juniper
14 51 (3.33%) Dell
15 46 (3.00%) Apple
15 46 (3.00%) Bloomberg
16 39 (2.54%) CheckPoint
17 35 (2.28%) Remedy
18 34 (2.22%) Oracle
19 33 (2.15%) McAfee
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 36 Days Leave, Pension, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits+excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £6000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago