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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 706 597 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.18% 5.03% 5.40%
As % of the System Software category 59.48% 58.93% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 618 521 618
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
1187 1013 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.39% 8.53% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 887 1086
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 1249 (84.51%) Windows
2 867 (58.66%) Microsoft
3 625 (42.29%) MS Exchange
4 622 (42.08%) VMware
5 495 (33.49%) Finance
6 474 (32.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 464 (31.39%) Citrix
8 445 (30.11%) ITIL
9 420 (28.42%) MS Office
10 393 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 388 (26.25%) MS Excel
12 358 (24.22%) Windows 7
13 344 (23.27%) DNS
14 325 (21.99%) Cisco
15 317 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 289 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2010
17 264 (17.86%) TCP/IP
18 263 (17.79%) DHCP
19 262 (17.73%) SQL Server
20 261 (17.66%) SAN
21 256 (17.32%) Windows Server 2003
22 233 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
23 232 (15.70%) Blackberry
24 225 (15.22%) SQL
25 224 (15.16%) Firewall
26 209 (14.14%) LAN
27 202 (13.67%) SCCM
28 195 (13.19%) PowerShell
29 192 (12.99%) WAN
30 187 (12.65%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 625 (42.29%) MS Exchange
2 289 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (12.65%) SharePoint
4 124 (8.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 122 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 116 (7.85%) Lync
7 115 (7.78%) IIS
8 81 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 68 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (2.30%) IBM Notes
11 31 (2.10%) Apache
12 28 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
13 22 (1.49%) Tomcat
13 22 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (1.29%) WorkSite
16 15 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
17 9 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
18 8 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
19 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 420 (28.42%) MS Office
2 388 (26.25%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.41%) MS Project
5 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.61%) Eikon
3 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.068%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.068%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.068%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.068%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.068%) Agresso
7 1 (0.068%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.068%) assyst
7 1 (0.068%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.16%) Office 365
2 23 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.22%) SaaS
5 14 (0.95%) IaaS
6 11 (0.74%) PaaS
6 11 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 344 (23.27%) DNS
2 264 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 263 (17.79%) DHCP
4 261 (17.66%) SAN
5 224 (15.16%) Firewall
6 209 (14.14%) LAN
7 192 (12.99%) WAN
8 128 (8.66%) VPN
9 72 (4.87%) VoIP
10 63 (4.26%) NAS
11 59 (3.99%) LDAP
11 59 (3.99%) Internet
12 50 (3.38%) IP Telephony
13 40 (2.71%) SSL
14 39 (2.64%) NetScaler
15 38 (2.57%) Wireless
16 34 (2.30%) Network Security
17 28 (1.89%) VLAN
18 27 (1.83%) MPLS
19 22 (1.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (1.49%) MySQL
5 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) Redis
12 3 (0.20%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (1.56%) Subversion
2 14 (0.95%) JIRA
3 12 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.74%) MSI
5 8 (0.54%) Artifactory
5 8 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.47%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.27%) NUnit
8 4 (0.27%) Moq
8 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.20%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.20%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.14%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.14%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.068%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.068%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.068%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 495 (33.49%) Finance
2 156 (10.55%) Banking
3 90 (6.09%) Law
4 53 (3.59%) Legal
5 49 (3.32%) Advertising
6 47 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.77%) Investment Banking
8 33 (2.23%) Marketing
8 33 (2.23%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.56%) Back Office
10 22 (1.49%) Retail
11 17 (1.15%) Electronics
12 16 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.88%) Publishing
14 9 (0.61%) International Banking
15 8 (0.54%) Front Office
16 7 (0.47%) French Language
17 6 (0.41%) Cantonese Language
18 5 (0.34%) German Language
18 5 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 373 (25.24%) Analyst
2 167 (11.30%) Support Analyst
2 167 (11.30%) Support Engineer
3 132 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 111 (7.51%) Administrator
5 106 (7.17%) Service Analyst
6 105 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support
7 99 (6.70%) IT Support
8 98 (6.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 89 (6.02%) Desktop Support
10 85 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
11 67 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 59 (3.99%) Architect
13 56 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 52 (3.52%) Server Engineer
15 50 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
16 46 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
17 43 (2.91%) Applications Support
18 42 (2.84%) IT Support Analyst
19 41 (2.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.32%) .NET
2 23 (1.56%) Web Services
3 19 (1.29%) Application Packaging
4 14 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 10 (0.68%) HTML
5 10 (0.68%) CSS
5 10 (0.68%) Middleware
5 10 (0.68%) Software Packaging
6 9 (0.61%) COM
6 9 (0.61%) MAPI
6 9 (0.61%) LAMP
7 8 (0.54%) HTML5
8 7 (0.47%) jQuery
8 7 (0.47%) Ajax
9 6 (0.41%) XMPP
9 6 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.34%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.34%) WCF
10 5 (0.34%) Classic ASP
11 4 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 232 (15.70%) Blackberry
2 108 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (5.95%) Clustering
4 46 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.57%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.44%) Hedge funds
7 27 (1.83%) iPhone
8 26 (1.76%) Replication
9 25 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (1.69%) iPad
10 17 (1.15%) PKI
10 17 (1.15%) CLARiiON
11 14 (0.95%) DTV
11 14 (0.95%) Thin Client
11 14 (0.95%) Kindle
11 14 (0.95%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.81%) SecurID
12 12 (0.81%) User Experience
12 12 (0.81%) Smartphone
13 10 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1249 (84.51%) Windows
2 474 (32.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 358 (24.22%) Windows 7
4 256 (17.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 233 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 174 (11.77%) Linux
7 167 (11.30%) Windows XP
8 97 (6.56%) Windows 8
9 58 (3.92%) Android
10 44 (2.98%) Mac OS X
11 43 (2.91%) Apple iOS
12 41 (2.77%) UNIX
13 36 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
15 25 (1.69%) Solaris
16 17 (1.15%) Windows 2000
16 17 (1.15%) AIX
17 16 (1.08%) Windows Vista
17 16 (1.08%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (30.11%) ITIL
2 89 (6.02%) Project Management
3 88 (5.95%) Migration
4 80 (5.41%) Service Management
5 59 (3.99%) Change Management
6 56 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 56 (3.79%) Change Control
7 49 (3.32%) Configuration Management
7 49 (3.32%) Problem Management
8 45 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 42 (2.84%) Service Delivery
10 41 (2.77%) Asset Management
10 41 (2.77%) Release Management
11 38 (2.57%) PRINCE
12 36 (2.44%) Incident Management
13 34 (2.30%) PRINCE2
14 33 (2.23%) Load Balancing
15 28 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (1.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 225 (15.22%) SQL
2 195 (13.19%) PowerShell
3 70 (4.74%) VBScript
4 49 (3.32%) VB
5 30 (2.03%) C#
6 22 (1.49%) Java
6 22 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 21 (1.42%) Perl
8 20 (1.35%) Python
9 16 (1.08%) VBA
10 12 (0.81%) Ruby
10 12 (0.81%) C
10 12 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.20%) LotusScript
14 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.14%) C++
14 2 (0.14%) PHP
15 1 (0.068%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 317 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 187 (12.65%) Degree
3 180 (12.18%) MCSE
4 107 (7.24%) MCSA
5 87 (5.89%) MCP
6 86 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (5.82%) MCITP
7 66 (4.47%) CCNA
8 57 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 36 (2.44%) CCNP
10 31 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
11 30 (2.03%) Security Cleared
11 30 (2.03%) MCTS
12 20 (1.35%) CCA
13 16 (1.08%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.01%) SC Cleared
15 10 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.47%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (7.37%) SLA
2 36 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.61%) COBIT
4 9 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 393 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (8.80%) XenApp
3 128 (8.66%) vSphere
3 128 (8.66%) VMware ESX
4 114 (7.71%) Hyper-V
5 75 (5.07%) XenDesktop
6 35 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (2.17%) XenServer
8 28 (1.89%) MetaFrame
9 24 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (1.01%) ISA Server
12 14 (0.95%) UAG
12 14 (0.95%) DFS Replication
13 11 (0.74%) Sendmail
14 10 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.68%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.61%) MDaemon
16 6 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 202 (13.67%) SCCM
2 98 (6.63%) SCOM
3 48 (3.25%) Backup Exec
4 34 (2.30%) WSUS
5 29 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 23 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 22 (1.49%) Tivoli
8 19 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (0.81%) SCOrch
10 11 (0.74%) Puppet
11 10 (0.68%) Nagios
11 10 (0.68%) Windows Intune
11 10 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.61%) XenMobile
13 8 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.47%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.41%) WMI
16 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
17 4 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 3 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 867 (58.66%) Microsoft
2 622 (42.08%) VMware
3 464 (31.39%) Citrix
4 325 (21.99%) Cisco
5 173 (11.71%) HP
6 87 (5.89%) Symantec
7 86 (5.82%) NetApp
8 78 (5.28%) EMC
9 54 (3.65%) Apple
10 53 (3.59%) Bloomberg
11 49 (3.32%) Dell
12 43 (2.91%) Oracle
13 39 (2.64%) Red Hat
14 38 (2.57%) Juniper
15 37 (2.50%) Lotus
16 36 (2.44%) Reuters
16 36 (2.44%) Mitel
17 32 (2.17%) Avaya
17 32 (2.17%) IronPort
18 30 (2.03%) CheckPoint
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum £22,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25844 per annum + plus £1,966 London Weighting allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago