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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 567 746 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.65% 5.87% 5.21%
As % of the System Software category 53.80% 61.20% 57.52%
Number of salaries quoted 500 688 519
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1054 1219 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.51% 9.58% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1120 916
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 1117 (81.65%) Windows
2 832 (60.82%) Microsoft
3 563 (41.15%) VMware
4 522 (38.16%) MS Exchange
5 451 (32.97%) Finance
6 425 (31.07%) MS Excel
7 406 (29.68%) ITIL
8 383 (28.00%) Citrix
9 375 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 360 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 352 (25.73%) MS Office
12 303 (22.15%) Windows 7
13 292 (21.35%) DNS
13 292 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 285 (20.83%) Cisco
15 262 (19.15%) SQL
15 262 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 260 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
17 236 (17.25%) MCSE
18 229 (16.74%) SQL Server
19 228 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 210 (15.35%) Blackberry
21 206 (15.06%) SAN
22 196 (14.33%) DHCP
23 186 (13.60%) Firewall
24 185 (13.52%) Degree
25 177 (12.94%) TCP/IP
26 168 (12.28%) Linux
27 166 (12.13%) SCCM
28 160 (11.70%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 522 (38.16%) MS Exchange
2 262 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (10.16%) Lync
3 139 (10.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 133 (9.72%) SharePoint
5 105 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 91 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 72 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 70 (5.12%) IIS
9 11 (0.80%) Apache
9 11 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
10 9 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.29%) CMS
13 4 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
14 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 425 (31.07%) MS Excel
2 352 (25.73%) MS Office
3 11 (0.80%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.22%) MS Project
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.073%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (1.46%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.37%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.22%) Eikon
6 2 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
6 2 (0.15%) assyst
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.073%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.073%) RMDS
7 1 (0.073%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 128 (9.36%) Office 365
2 47 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.24%) IaaS
4 13 (0.95%) Mimecast
5 12 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.58%) SaaS
7 7 (0.51%) PaaS
7 7 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.44%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.44%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.37%) Symantec.cloud
10 2 (0.15%) Scribe Online
11 1 (0.073%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.073%) Yammer
11 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 292 (21.35%) DNS
2 206 (15.06%) SAN
3 196 (14.33%) DHCP
4 186 (13.60%) Firewall
5 177 (12.94%) TCP/IP
6 150 (10.96%) LAN
7 126 (9.21%) VPN
8 121 (8.85%) WAN
9 73 (5.34%) Network Security
10 63 (4.61%) VoIP
11 53 (3.87%) Internet
12 46 (3.36%) NAS
13 39 (2.85%) VLAN
14 38 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
14 38 (2.78%) Wireless
15 31 (2.27%) FTP
16 24 (1.75%) SSL
16 24 (1.75%) Unified Communications
16 24 (1.75%) NetScaler
17 22 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (1.68%) MySQL
6 22 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.22%) DTS
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.15%) MS Access
13 1 (0.073%) DB2
13 1 (0.073%) UniData
13 1 (0.073%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (1.97%) JIRA
2 24 (1.75%) Subversion
3 10 (0.73%) InstallShield
4 9 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.58%) Artifactory
6 7 (0.51%) MSI
7 5 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.22%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.15%) Serena SBM
10 1 (0.073%) NUnit
10 1 (0.073%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.073%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.073%) MSTest
10 1 (0.073%) Moq
10 1 (0.073%) Hudson
10 1 (0.073%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.073%) Git (software)
General
1 451 (32.97%) Finance
2 121 (8.85%) Banking
3 92 (6.73%) Law
4 81 (5.92%) Legal
5 79 (5.77%) Financial Institution
6 68 (4.97%) Investment Banking
7 54 (3.95%) Front Office
8 45 (3.29%) Advertising
9 42 (3.07%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.54%) Marketing
11 19 (1.39%) Back Office
12 16 (1.17%) Retail
13 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.73%) Electronics
15 7 (0.51%) Publishing
15 7 (0.51%) Games
15 7 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.44%) Billing
16 6 (0.44%) iGaming
17 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 441 (32.24%) Analyst
2 285 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 141 (10.31%) Desktop Support
4 134 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 133 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 114 (8.33%) Administrator
7 99 (7.24%) IT Support
8 96 (7.02%) Desktop Analyst
9 91 (6.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 90 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
11 81 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
11 81 (5.92%) Service Desk Analyst
12 77 (5.63%) Service Analyst
13 63 (4.61%) IT Support Analyst
14 59 (4.31%) Consultant
15 53 (3.87%) Architect
16 44 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
17 43 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
18 41 (3.00%) Technical Support
18 41 (3.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.07%) .NET
2 19 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 14 (1.02%) Application Packaging
4 13 (0.95%) Web Services
5 10 (0.73%) SOAP
5 10 (0.73%) WSH
6 9 (0.66%) SAML
6 9 (0.66%) ActiveX
7 8 (0.58%) XML
8 7 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (0.44%) HTML
9 6 (0.44%) COM
10 5 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.29%) Middleware
11 4 (0.29%) CSS
11 4 (0.29%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.22%) jQuery
12 3 (0.22%) HTML5
12 3 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 2 (0.15%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 210 (15.35%) Blackberry
2 106 (7.75%) Data Centre
3 90 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 69 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 56 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (3.29%) Replication
7 43 (3.14%) Clustering
7 43 (3.14%) Thin Client
7 43 (3.14%) Fat Client
8 34 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
9 32 (2.34%) Hedge funds
10 25 (1.83%) iPhone
11 24 (1.75%) Mathematics
12 20 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.32%) PKI
14 17 (1.24%) CMDB
15 16 (1.17%) Smartphone
16 15 (1.10%) Statistics
17 14 (1.02%) Handset
18 9 (0.66%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1117 (81.65%) Windows
2 360 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 303 (22.15%) Windows 7
4 260 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 228 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 168 (12.28%) Linux
7 160 (11.70%) Windows XP
8 90 (6.58%) Windows 8
9 54 (3.95%) UNIX
10 52 (3.80%) Windows Vista
11 39 (2.85%) Android
12 38 (2.78%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.54%) Apple iOS
14 20 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
15 17 (1.24%) Debian
15 17 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (1.10%) Mac OS
17 14 (1.02%) CentOS
18 11 (0.80%) Windows 2000
19 10 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (29.68%) ITIL
2 133 (9.72%) Service Management
3 110 (8.04%) Service Delivery
4 94 (6.87%) Business Continuity
5 86 (6.29%) Project Management
6 84 (6.14%) Information Security
7 81 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 59 (4.31%) Migration
9 56 (4.09%) Problem Management
10 49 (3.58%) Time Management
10 49 (3.58%) Business Continuity Management
11 45 (3.29%) Patch Management
12 40 (2.92%) Asset Management
13 37 (2.70%) Change Management
14 36 (2.63%) Investment Management
15 34 (2.49%) Mobile Device Management
15 34 (2.49%) Mentoring
16 31 (2.27%) Change Control
17 30 (2.19%) Configuration Management
18 27 (1.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 262 (19.15%) SQL
2 146 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.44%) Bash Shell
4 37 (2.70%) VB
5 36 (2.63%) Perl
6 27 (1.97%) VBScript
7 26 (1.90%) Python
8 23 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 22 (1.61%) VBA
10 16 (1.17%) C#
11 13 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.66%) PHP
12 9 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.29%) C++
13 4 (0.29%) Java
14 3 (0.22%) C
15 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.073%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 292 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 236 (17.25%) MCSE
3 185 (13.52%) Degree
4 111 (8.11%) MCP
5 97 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (6.29%) CCNA
7 80 (5.85%) MCSA
8 74 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 54 (3.95%) MCITP
10 43 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
11 41 (3.00%) CCA
12 31 (2.27%) CISSP
13 28 (2.05%) Security Cleared
14 26 (1.90%) CCNP
15 23 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.54%) JNCIA
17 17 (1.24%) MCTS
18 16 (1.17%) MCDST
19 15 (1.10%) SC Cleared
20 13 (0.95%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (9.43%) SLA
2 18 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.10%) COBIT
4 12 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.51%) QA
6 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 375 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (11.55%) Hyper-V
3 157 (11.48%) XenApp
4 95 (6.94%) vSphere
5 73 (5.34%) XenDesktop
6 58 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 51 (3.73%) VMware ESX
8 37 (2.70%) XenServer
8 37 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (2.41%) Xen
10 27 (1.97%) Terminal Services
11 26 (1.90%) VMware Server
12 22 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 21 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
14 17 (1.24%) vCloud
15 13 (0.95%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.66%) UAG
18 8 (0.58%) iptables
19 7 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 166 (12.13%) SCCM
2 74 (5.41%) SCOM
3 34 (2.49%) Backup Exec
4 29 (2.12%) WSUS
5 21 (1.54%) AirWatch
6 20 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (1.46%) Nagios
6 20 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 19 (1.39%) OpenView
8 16 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.02%) Tivoli
10 12 (0.88%) Casper Suite
11 9 (0.66%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.51%) Windows Intune
14 6 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.44%) Nessus
15 5 (0.37%) Puppet
15 5 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 832 (60.82%) Microsoft
2 563 (41.15%) VMware
3 383 (28.00%) Citrix
4 285 (20.83%) Cisco
5 120 (8.77%) HP
6 92 (6.73%) NetApp
7 78 (5.70%) Symantec
8 59 (4.31%) ServiceNow
9 56 (4.09%) Reuters
10 54 (3.95%) EMC
11 50 (3.65%) Avaya
12 48 (3.51%) Juniper
12 48 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 43 (3.14%) Apple
13 43 (3.14%) Bloomberg
14 37 (2.70%) Dell
15 34 (2.49%) Oracle
15 34 (2.49%) McAfee
16 31 (2.27%) Remedy
17 30 (2.19%) CheckPoint
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, and Addtl benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Innovative Systems, Inc.
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 45K to 55K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago