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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 54 32 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 451 747 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.33% 6.03% 4.42%
As % of the System Software category 52.20% 59.90% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 405 671 467
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
864 1247 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.29% 10.07% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 756 1077 861
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 944 (79.53%) Windows
2 680 (57.29%) Microsoft
3 516 (43.47%) VMware
4 459 (38.67%) MS Exchange
5 401 (33.78%) Finance
6 347 (29.23%) ITIL
7 339 (28.56%) MS Excel
8 322 (27.13%) Citrix
9 312 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 301 (25.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 289 (24.35%) MS Office
12 264 (22.24%) Windows 7
13 249 (20.98%) Cisco
14 239 (20.13%) DNS
15 232 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 230 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 228 (19.21%) SQL
18 204 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 189 (15.92%) Blackberry
20 187 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
21 183 (15.42%) DHCP
21 183 (15.42%) SQL Server
22 170 (14.32%) SAN
23 163 (13.73%) SCCM
24 161 (13.56%) Firewall
25 160 (13.48%) Linux
25 160 (13.48%) Degree
26 156 (13.14%) MCSE
27 154 (12.97%) TCP/IP
28 137 (11.54%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 459 (38.67%) MS Exchange
2 230 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 113 (9.52%) Lync
4 112 (9.44%) SharePoint
5 97 (8.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 82 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 79 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 66 (5.56%) IIS
9 57 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (1.68%) Apache
11 14 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.01%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.34%) JBoss
14 4 (0.34%) CMS
15 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 339 (28.56%) MS Excel
2 289 (24.35%) MS Office
3 9 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.25%) MS Project
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) Revit
9 1 (0.084%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.34%) Eikon
4 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.084%) assyst
7 1 (0.084%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.084%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.084%) RMDS
7 1 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 122 (10.28%) Office 365
2 41 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.43%) Mimecast
5 9 (0.76%) SaaS
6 7 (0.59%) PaaS
6 7 (0.59%) IaaS
6 7 (0.59%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.42%) Symantec.cloud
8 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.17%) Scribe Online
10 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.084%) CodePlex
11 1 (0.084%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.084%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.084%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 239 (20.13%) DNS
2 183 (15.42%) DHCP
3 170 (14.32%) SAN
4 161 (13.56%) Firewall
5 154 (12.97%) TCP/IP
6 137 (11.54%) LAN
7 114 (9.60%) WAN
8 102 (8.59%) VPN
9 48 (4.04%) Internet
9 48 (4.04%) Network Security
10 42 (3.54%) NAS
10 42 (3.54%) VoIP
11 39 (3.29%) Wireless
12 34 (2.86%) VLAN
13 28 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (2.11%) LDAP
15 21 (1.77%) Kerberos
15 21 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (1.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (1.77%) MySQL
5 17 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.25%) DTS
10 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.17%) MS Access
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.084%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.084%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.084%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.084%) UniData
12 1 (0.084%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (1.26%) JIRA
2 13 (1.10%) Subversion
3 10 (0.84%) InstallShield
4 9 (0.76%) MSI
5 6 (0.51%) AdminStudio
6 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.17%) Hudson
8 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.084%) MSTest
9 1 (0.084%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.084%) Git (software)
General
1 401 (33.78%) Finance
2 107 (9.01%) Banking
3 75 (6.32%) Law
4 73 (6.15%) Legal
5 53 (4.47%) Financial Institution
6 44 (3.71%) Investment Banking
7 38 (3.20%) Front Office
8 35 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 32 (2.70%) Advertising
10 19 (1.60%) Back Office
11 18 (1.52%) Marketing
12 15 (1.26%) Retail
13 9 (0.76%) Electronics
13 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.67%) Publishing
14 8 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.25%) Games
15 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 364 (30.67%) Analyst
2 230 (19.38%) Support Analyst
3 116 (9.77%) Administrator
4 113 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 101 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 88 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 85 (7.16%) Support Engineer
8 80 (6.74%) Desktop Analyst
9 73 (6.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 69 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 68 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
11 68 (5.73%) IT Support
12 65 (5.48%) Service Analyst
13 45 (3.79%) Architect
14 43 (3.62%) Team Leader
15 41 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 38 (3.20%) IT Support Analyst
17 36 (3.03%) Technical Support
17 36 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
18 35 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.45%) .NET
2 20 (1.68%) Web Services
3 18 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 16 (1.35%) Application Packaging
5 9 (0.76%) XML
5 9 (0.76%) ActiveX
6 8 (0.67%) HTML
7 7 (0.59%) WSH
8 6 (0.51%) CSS
9 5 (0.42%) COM
9 5 (0.42%) Middleware
9 5 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.34%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.34%) jQuery
10 4 (0.34%) SAML
11 3 (0.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 3 (0.25%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.17%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.17%) HTML5
12 2 (0.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 189 (15.92%) Blackberry
2 99 (8.34%) Management Information System
3 83 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 54 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 37 (3.12%) Fat Client
6 37 (3.12%) Thin Client
6 37 (3.12%) Clustering
7 32 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (2.44%) Replication
9 22 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.68%) iPhone
11 17 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.35%) Statistics
12 16 (1.35%) Handset
13 13 (1.10%) PKI
13 13 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.01%) EMC VNX
15 11 (0.93%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.93%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 944 (79.53%) Windows
2 301 (25.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 264 (22.24%) Windows 7
4 232 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 187 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 160 (13.48%) Linux
7 100 (8.42%) Windows XP
8 67 (5.64%) Windows 8
9 43 (3.62%) Android
10 38 (3.20%) UNIX
11 25 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 24 (2.02%) Windows Vista
13 22 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
13 22 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 17 (1.43%) Debian
14 17 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (1.01%) CentOS
16 10 (0.84%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.76%) Solaris
18 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (29.23%) ITIL
2 106 (8.93%) Service Management
3 91 (7.67%) Service Delivery
4 74 (6.23%) Project Management
5 71 (5.98%) Information Security
6 65 (5.48%) Business Continuity
7 58 (4.89%) Problem Management
8 55 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 46 (3.88%) Migration
9 46 (3.88%) Time Management
10 43 (3.62%) Mentoring
11 37 (3.12%) Asset Management
12 35 (2.95%) Patch Management
13 34 (2.86%) Investment Management
14 33 (2.78%) Incident Management
14 33 (2.78%) CRM
15 32 (2.70%) Business Continuity Management
16 31 (2.61%) Change Management
17 26 (2.19%) Change Control
17 26 (2.19%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 228 (19.21%) SQL
2 133 (11.20%) PowerShell
3 36 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 36 (3.03%) VB
4 26 (2.19%) VBScript
5 24 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 21 (1.77%) Perl
7 20 (1.68%) VBA
8 16 (1.35%) Python
9 15 (1.26%) C#
10 13 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.67%) Java
13 6 (0.51%) PHP
14 4 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.34%) C
14 4 (0.34%) C++
15 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 204 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (13.48%) Degree
3 156 (13.14%) MCSE
4 85 (7.16%) MCP
5 73 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (5.56%) CCNA
7 64 (5.39%) MCSA
8 50 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 40 (3.37%) MCITP
10 30 (2.53%) CISSP
11 27 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (2.02%) Security Cleared
13 23 (1.94%) CCA
14 19 (1.60%) MCTS
15 12 (1.01%) SC Cleared
16 11 (0.93%) CISM
16 11 (0.93%) CCNP
17 10 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 7 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (9.86%) SLA
2 27 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.18%) COBIT
4 10 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.51%) QA
5 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 312 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (11.04%) XenApp
3 120 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 78 (6.57%) vSphere
5 54 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 51 (4.30%) VMware ESX
7 43 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 36 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (2.44%) VMware Server
10 25 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
11 23 (1.94%) XenServer
12 20 (1.68%) Xen
13 18 (1.52%) Terminal Services
14 12 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.84%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.76%) vCloud
17 6 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 6 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
18 5 (0.42%) UAG
Systems Management
1 163 (13.73%) SCCM
2 51 (4.30%) SCOM
3 29 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 24 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 20 (1.68%) WSUS
6 17 (1.43%) AirWatch
7 16 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.26%) OpenView
9 14 (1.18%) Nagios
10 10 (0.84%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.67%) Windows Intune
12 6 (0.51%) Puppet
12 6 (0.51%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.51%) Casper Suite
13 5 (0.42%) Nessus
14 4 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
15 3 (0.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 680 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 516 (43.47%) VMware
3 322 (27.13%) Citrix
4 249 (20.98%) Cisco
5 118 (9.94%) HP
6 85 (7.16%) NetApp
7 61 (5.14%) Symantec
8 54 (4.55%) EMC
9 47 (3.96%) Bloomberg
10 43 (3.62%) ServiceNow
11 42 (3.54%) Red Hat
12 39 (3.29%) Reuters
13 38 (3.20%) Oracle
14 37 (3.12%) Avaya
15 36 (3.03%) Dell
16 35 (2.95%) Apple
17 33 (2.78%) Juniper
18 29 (2.44%) McAfee
19 27 (2.27%) AppSense
20 26 (2.19%) Mitel
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Over Time + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 per annum + flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £210 - £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Netstar IT Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago