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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 422 809 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.32% 7.79% 6.85%
As % of the System Software category 55.53% 65.45% 71.23%
Number of salaries quoted 375 721 667
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
760 1236 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.39% 11.90% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1074 922
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 702 (82.01%) Windows
2 472 (55.14%) Microsoft
3 382 (44.63%) VMware
4 368 (42.99%) Windows Server
5 265 (30.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 265 (30.96%) ITIL
6 263 (30.72%) MS Exchange
6 263 (30.72%) Finance
7 247 (28.86%) Citrix
8 242 (28.27%) MS Excel
9 222 (25.93%) Windows 7
10 212 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 205 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 202 (23.60%) DNS
13 200 (23.36%) MS Office
14 170 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 155 (18.11%) SQL Server
16 154 (17.99%) Cisco
17 147 (17.17%) SCCM
18 144 (16.82%) DHCP
19 126 (14.72%) SQL
19 126 (14.72%) Firewall
20 118 (13.79%) Linux
20 118 (13.79%) SAN
21 117 (13.67%) Blackberry
22 111 (12.97%) PowerShell
23 108 (12.62%) VPN
24 107 (12.50%) LAN
25 105 (12.27%) TCP/IP
26 104 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 263 (30.72%) MS Exchange
2 104 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 77 (9.00%) SharePoint
5 69 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 65 (7.59%) Skype for Business
7 63 (7.36%) IIS
8 41 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (2.10%) Apache
10 16 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (1.29%) IBM Notes
13 10 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (1.17%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.70%) Node.js
15 5 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.47%) CMS
16 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 242 (28.27%) MS Excel
2 200 (23.36%) MS Office
3 15 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.23%) assyst
3 2 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Eikon
4 1 (0.12%) Faxination
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 92 (10.75%) Office 365
2 38 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.10%) SaaS
5 10 (1.17%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.82%) IaaS
7 6 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.70%) GitHub
7 6 (0.70%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.58%) Dropbox
8 5 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.47%) Datadog
10 3 (0.35%) PaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 202 (23.60%) DNS
2 144 (16.82%) DHCP
3 126 (14.72%) Firewall
4 118 (13.79%) SAN
5 108 (12.62%) VPN
6 107 (12.50%) LAN
7 105 (12.27%) TCP/IP
8 101 (11.80%) WAN
9 41 (4.79%) VoIP
10 39 (4.56%) NAS
11 34 (3.97%) Wireless
12 32 (3.74%) IP Telephony
13 29 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (2.92%) Internet
14 25 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (2.69%) VLAN
16 20 (2.34%) LDAP
16 20 (2.34%) Network Security
17 19 (2.22%) SSL
18 18 (2.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (3.15%) MySQL
4 24 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.70%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.23%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.23%) QlikView
13 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.12%) IDOL
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (1.52%) ProC
2 12 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.93%) JIRA
5 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.70%) GitLab
6 6 (0.70%) Subversion
7 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.47%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.47%) JUnit
9 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.12%) Hudson
10 1 (0.12%) Moq
10 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.12%) MSI
10 1 (0.12%) MSTest
10 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
General
1 263 (30.72%) Finance
2 99 (11.57%) Banking
3 61 (7.13%) Law
4 38 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.15%) Legal
6 25 (2.92%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.22%) Back Office
9 15 (1.75%) Publishing
10 13 (1.52%) Advertising
11 11 (1.29%) Marketing
12 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.70%) Front Office
14 5 (0.58%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.58%) Retail
15 4 (0.47%) Games
16 2 (0.23%) Electronics
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
17 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 214 (25.00%) Analyst
2 123 (14.37%) Support Engineer
3 115 (13.43%) Support Analyst
4 99 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 85 (9.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 84 (9.81%) Desktop Support
7 82 (9.58%) Service Analyst
8 78 (9.11%) Service Desk Analyst
9 72 (8.41%) Administrator
10 70 (8.18%) IT Support
11 55 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
12 48 (5.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 48 (5.61%) Service Desk Support
13 46 (5.37%) Team Leader
14 43 (5.02%) Desktop Engineer
14 43 (5.02%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 43 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
15 42 (4.91%) IT Analyst
16 41 (4.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 40 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.75%) LAMP
2 11 (1.29%) .NET
3 10 (1.17%) Middleware
4 9 (1.05%) Software Packaging
5 8 (0.93%) HTML
5 8 (0.93%) jQuery
5 8 (0.93%) JSON
5 8 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (0.82%) CSS
6 7 (0.82%) HTML5
7 6 (0.70%) Web Services
8 5 (0.58%) COM
8 5 (0.58%) CSS3
8 5 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.47%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.47%) Backbone.js
9 4 (0.47%) HATEOAS
9 4 (0.47%) LESS
9 4 (0.47%) Sass
9 4 (0.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.67%) Blackberry
2 70 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.19%) Clustering
4 48 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 40 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 40 (4.67%) iPhone
6 32 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 28 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (2.57%) iPad
9 21 (2.45%) Computer Science
10 19 (2.22%) Fat Client
10 19 (2.22%) Replication
10 19 (2.22%) Thin Client
11 11 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.29%) PKI
12 9 (1.05%) EqualLogic
12 9 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
13 8 (0.93%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.93%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 702 (82.01%) Windows
2 368 (42.99%) Windows Server
3 265 (30.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 222 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 212 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 118 (13.79%) Linux
7 90 (10.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 78 (9.11%) Windows 8
9 43 (5.02%) Android
10 31 (3.62%) Unix
11 26 (3.04%) Windows XP
12 21 (2.45%) Apple iOS
13 19 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (2.10%) Mac OS X
15 16 (1.87%) CentOS
15 16 (1.87%) Windows 10
16 15 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (1.17%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.82%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (30.96%) ITIL
2 68 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 59 (6.89%) Incident Management
4 57 (6.66%) Problem Management
5 47 (5.49%) Change Management
6 45 (5.26%) Service Management
7 34 (3.97%) Workflow
8 33 (3.86%) Patch Management
9 31 (3.62%) Migration
10 30 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (3.39%) Service Delivery
11 29 (3.39%) Time Management
12 28 (3.27%) CRM
13 26 (3.04%) Business Continuity
13 26 (3.04%) Data Protection
13 26 (3.04%) Information Security
14 25 (2.92%) Mobile Device Management
15 23 (2.69%) ITIL V3
15 23 (2.69%) ITSM
16 22 (2.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (14.72%) SQL
2 111 (12.97%) PowerShell
3 24 (2.80%) Perl
4 19 (2.22%) C
5 18 (2.10%) Bash Shell
5 18 (2.10%) Python
6 16 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.64%) C#
8 12 (1.40%) Java
9 11 (1.29%) Ruby
10 10 (1.17%) VBScript
11 9 (1.05%) VB
12 8 (0.93%) PHP
13 5 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.23%) Groovy
16 1 (0.12%) F#
16 1 (0.12%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.12%) sed
16 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (12.03%) MCSE
3 72 (8.41%) MCSA
4 71 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (7.71%) CCNA
6 61 (7.13%) Degree
7 42 (4.91%) MCP
8 34 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (3.50%) Citrix Certification
11 25 (2.92%) Security Cleared
12 23 (2.69%) MCITP
13 19 (2.22%) MCTS
14 17 (1.99%) CCNP
14 17 (1.99%) SC Cleared
15 13 (1.52%) MCDST
16 9 (1.05%) CCA
17 5 (0.58%) CISSP
17 5 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.51%) SLA
2 23 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.40%) QA
4 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.23%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 205 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (10.75%) Hyper-V
3 81 (9.46%) XenApp
4 39 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 37 (4.32%) VMware ESX
7 35 (4.09%) vSphere
8 19 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.75%) Terminal Server
10 10 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (1.17%) Docker
10 10 (1.17%) Xen
11 9 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.70%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.47%) KVM
13 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.47%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.35%) NFS
14 3 (0.35%) vCloud
14 3 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 147 (17.17%) SCCM
2 65 (7.59%) SCOM
3 26 (3.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 24 (2.80%) WSUS
5 22 (2.57%) Puppet
6 20 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 19 (2.22%) Backup Exec
8 15 (1.75%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.64%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.40%) SCVMM
11 11 (1.29%) Nagios
12 10 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.17%) SCSM
13 9 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (0.93%) DameWare
14 8 (0.93%) SCOrch
15 7 (0.82%) EdgeSight
16 6 (0.70%) Ansible
17 5 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 472 (55.14%) Microsoft
2 382 (44.63%) VMware
3 247 (28.86%) Citrix
4 154 (17.99%) Cisco
5 54 (6.31%) NetApp
6 51 (5.96%) HP
7 39 (4.56%) Dell
8 38 (4.44%) Symantec
9 34 (3.97%) Bloomberg
10 25 (2.92%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.69%) Reuters
12 21 (2.45%) EMC
12 21 (2.45%) Oracle
13 18 (2.10%) Apple
14 17 (1.99%) Google
15 16 (1.87%) Altiris
15 16 (1.87%) ServiceNow
16 14 (1.64%) Remedy
17 13 (1.52%) iManage
17 13 (1.52%) Intel Security
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago