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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 827 724 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.55% 6.08% 6.42%
As % of the System Software category 62.46% 62.90% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 744 658 673
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 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
1324 1151 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.09% 9.67% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1035 1139
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 1298 (84.56%) Windows
2 947 (61.69%) Microsoft
3 613 (39.93%) MS Exchange
4 594 (38.70%) VMware
5 542 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 480 (31.27%) Citrix
7 467 (30.42%) Finance
8 453 (29.51%) ITIL
9 435 (28.34%) MS Excel
10 429 (27.95%) MS Office
11 392 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 382 (24.89%) DNS
13 373 (24.30%) Windows 7
14 329 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 317 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010
16 304 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
17 298 (19.41%) Cisco
18 284 (18.50%) DHCP
19 273 (17.79%) SQL Server
20 272 (17.72%) SAN
21 261 (17.00%) Firewall
22 260 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
23 252 (16.42%) Blackberry
24 243 (15.83%) TCP/IP
25 224 (14.59%) SQL
26 213 (13.88%) LAN
27 206 (13.42%) SharePoint
28 204 (13.29%) MCSE
29 197 (12.83%) Windows XP
29 197 (12.83%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 613 (39.93%) MS Exchange
2 317 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 206 (13.42%) SharePoint
4 152 (9.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 139 (9.06%) IIS
6 138 (8.99%) Lync
7 118 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 89 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 70 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 36 (2.35%) IBM Notes
11 31 (2.02%) Apache
12 26 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
12 26 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (1.37%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
14 14 (0.91%) WorkSite
15 9 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
17 5 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 435 (28.34%) MS Excel
2 429 (27.95%) MS Office
3 19 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.98%) InfoPath
5 12 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.85%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 10 (0.65%) Eikon
4 9 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.065%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.065%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.065%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.065%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.065%) assyst
8 1 (0.065%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.065%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.065%) Agresso
8 1 (0.065%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.065%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.065%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.84%) Office 365
2 33 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.04%) SaaS
4 13 (0.85%) IaaS
5 11 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.72%) PaaS
5 11 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 382 (24.89%) DNS
2 284 (18.50%) DHCP
3 272 (17.72%) SAN
4 261 (17.00%) Firewall
5 243 (15.83%) TCP/IP
6 213 (13.88%) LAN
7 197 (12.83%) WAN
8 185 (12.05%) VPN
9 100 (6.51%) VoIP
10 61 (3.97%) Internet
10 61 (3.97%) Wireless
11 59 (3.84%) Network Security
12 46 (3.00%) NAS
13 44 (2.87%) VLAN
13 44 (2.87%) NetScaler
14 43 (2.80%) SSL
14 43 (2.80%) LDAP
15 41 (2.67%) IP Telephony
16 36 (2.35%) iSCSI
17 32 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.17%) MySQL
6 17 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.65%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.20%) DTS
11 3 (0.20%) DB2
11 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.20%) IDOL
11 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.13%) MS Access
12 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (1.69%) JIRA
2 25 (1.63%) Subversion
3 15 (0.98%) Artifactory
3 15 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.65%) MSI
5 9 (0.59%) Moq
5 9 (0.59%) NUnit
5 9 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.39%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.20%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.065%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.065%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.065%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.065%) Mercurial
General
1 467 (30.42%) Finance
2 162 (10.55%) Banking
3 68 (4.43%) Law
4 54 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 50 (3.26%) Legal
6 41 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.35%) Advertising
8 30 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 30 (1.95%) Back Office
9 22 (1.43%) Marketing
10 19 (1.24%) Retail
11 17 (1.11%) Electronics
11 17 (1.11%) Front Office
12 14 (0.91%) Publishing
13 13 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.78%) Games
14 12 (0.78%) iGaming
15 5 (0.33%) French Language
16 4 (0.26%) Billing
17 3 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 388 (25.28%) Analyst
2 209 (13.62%) Support Analyst
3 195 (12.70%) Support Engineer
4 157 (10.23%) IT Support
5 153 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 122 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 102 (6.64%) Administrator
8 97 (6.32%) Service Analyst
9 92 (5.99%) Service Desk Analyst
10 89 (5.80%) Desktop Support
11 71 (4.63%) IT Support Analyst
12 70 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
13 64 (4.17%) Technical Support
14 62 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
15 56 (3.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 55 (3.58%) Server Engineer
17 54 (3.52%) Consultant
18 51 (3.32%) Architect
19 49 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
20 45 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.00%) .NET
2 29 (1.89%) Web Services
3 22 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 21 (1.37%) CSS
4 21 (1.37%) HTML
5 18 (1.17%) Application Packaging
6 13 (0.85%) .NET Framework
7 12 (0.78%) LINQ
7 12 (0.78%) jQuery
7 12 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (0.72%) HTML5
8 11 (0.72%) WCF
9 10 (0.65%) Ajax
9 10 (0.65%) CSS3
10 9 (0.59%) WPF
10 9 (0.59%) Unity DI Container
10 9 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (0.52%) XML
12 7 (0.46%) SOAP
12 7 (0.46%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 252 (16.42%) Blackberry
2 106 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.28%) Clustering
4 55 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 44 (2.87%) Replication
6 40 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.15%) Hedge funds
8 30 (1.95%) iPhone
9 25 (1.63%) Fat Client
9 25 (1.63%) Thin Client
10 24 (1.56%) PKI
11 19 (1.24%) Smartphone
11 19 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (0.85%) DTV
13 12 (0.78%) GIS
13 12 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.78%) iPad
14 11 (0.72%) Open Source
14 11 (0.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1298 (84.56%) Windows
2 542 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 373 (24.30%) Windows 7
4 304 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 260 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 197 (12.83%) Windows XP
7 146 (9.51%) Linux
8 120 (7.82%) Windows 8
9 50 (3.26%) Android
10 44 (2.87%) UNIX
11 42 (2.74%) Mac OS X
12 40 (2.61%) Windows Vista
13 35 (2.28%) Apple iOS
14 27 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (1.63%) Mac OS
16 23 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
17 19 (1.24%) AIX
18 18 (1.17%) Windows 2000
19 17 (1.11%) Solaris
19 17 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (29.51%) ITIL
2 94 (6.12%) Migration
3 85 (5.54%) Project Management
4 67 (4.36%) Service Management
5 57 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 56 (3.65%) Change Management
7 49 (3.19%) Information Security
8 48 (3.13%) Change Control
9 47 (3.06%) Configuration Management
10 42 (2.74%) CRM
10 42 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 39 (2.54%) Asset Management
12 37 (2.41%) Incident Management
13 36 (2.35%) PRINCE
14 34 (2.21%) Service Delivery
15 32 (2.08%) Investment Management
15 32 (2.08%) Mentoring
16 30 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
17 29 (1.89%) Problem Management
17 29 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 224 (14.59%) SQL
2 171 (11.14%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.06%) VBScript
4 44 (2.87%) VB
5 33 (2.15%) C#
6 27 (1.76%) Perl
7 25 (1.63%) Bash Shell
7 25 (1.63%) Python
8 21 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 15 (0.98%) Java
10 12 (0.78%) C
11 10 (0.65%) PHP
12 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.52%) VBA
14 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.13%) Ruby
15 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.065%) C++
Qualifications
1 329 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 204 (13.29%) MCSE
3 191 (12.44%) Degree
4 121 (7.88%) MCSA
5 95 (6.19%) MCITP
6 92 (5.99%) MCP
7 90 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
8 75 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 67 (4.36%) CCNA
10 46 (3.00%) CCNP
11 44 (2.87%) Security Cleared
12 35 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
13 31 (2.02%) MCTS
14 29 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.89%) SC Cleared
15 28 (1.82%) CCA
16 19 (1.24%) A+ Certification
17 17 (1.11%) JNCIA
18 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Certified Master
19 14 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (7.17%) SLA
2 16 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.65%) QA
5 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.59%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 392 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (10.49%) XenApp
3 139 (9.06%) Hyper-V
4 116 (7.56%) vSphere
5 93 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 77 (5.02%) XenDesktop
7 43 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (2.74%) XenServer
9 39 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (1.37%) MetaFrame
11 19 (1.24%) VMware Server
12 15 (0.98%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.85%) NFS
13 13 (0.85%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (0.72%) UAG
15 10 (0.65%) Xen
16 9 (0.59%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 189 (12.31%) SCCM
2 115 (7.49%) SCOM
3 55 (3.58%) Backup Exec
4 33 (2.15%) WSUS
5 20 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 19 (1.24%) SCOrch
7 17 (1.11%) Nagios
8 16 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 15 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 15 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.59%) XenMobile
11 9 (0.59%) OpenView
11 9 (0.59%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.39%) WMI
13 5 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.33%) Casper Suite
14 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 947 (61.69%) Microsoft
2 594 (38.70%) VMware
3 480 (31.27%) Citrix
4 298 (19.41%) Cisco
5 160 (10.42%) HP
6 96 (6.25%) NetApp
7 84 (5.47%) Symantec
8 78 (5.08%) EMC
9 67 (4.36%) Bloomberg
10 66 (4.30%) Dell
11 56 (3.65%) Juniper
12 55 (3.58%) Reuters
13 52 (3.39%) Avaya
14 49 (3.19%) Red Hat
14 49 (3.19%) Apple
15 46 (3.00%) Mitel
16 42 (2.74%) CheckPoint
17 38 (2.48%) Lotus
18 35 (2.28%) Oracle
19 30 (1.95%) Remedy
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rosemont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago