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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 798 661 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.67% 5.91% 5.50%
As % of the System Software category 60.92% 63.80% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 686 617 529
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
1310 1036 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.59% 9.26% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 937 959
Average salary £47,750 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.68% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 1355 (83.59%) Windows
2 989 (61.01%) Microsoft
3 647 (39.91%) VMware
4 631 (38.93%) MS Exchange
5 513 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 502 (30.97%) MS Excel
7 488 (30.10%) Finance
8 469 (28.93%) ITIL
9 460 (28.38%) Citrix
10 445 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 422 (26.03%) MS Office
12 392 (24.18%) Windows 7
13 354 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 345 (21.28%) DNS
15 340 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 309 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
17 304 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 303 (18.69%) Cisco
19 295 (18.20%) SQL Server
20 287 (17.71%) SQL
21 274 (16.90%) MCSE
22 272 (16.78%) SAN
23 263 (16.22%) Blackberry
24 252 (15.55%) Firewall
25 230 (14.19%) DHCP
26 201 (12.40%) TCP/IP
26 201 (12.40%) SCCM
27 200 (12.34%) Windows XP
28 196 (12.09%) SharePoint
28 196 (12.09%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 631 (38.93%) MS Exchange
2 340 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 196 (12.09%) SharePoint
4 162 (9.99%) Lync
5 161 (9.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 125 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 117 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 115 (7.09%) IIS
9 75 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.86%) IBM Notes
12 13 (0.80%) Apache
12 13 (0.80%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.25%) CMS
16 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.25%) WorkSite
Applications
1 502 (30.97%) MS Excel
2 422 (26.03%) MS Office
3 14 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 13 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.19%) Eikon
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) assyst
9 1 (0.062%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.062%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.062%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.062%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.062%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.062%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 135 (8.33%) Office 365
2 48 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.93%) IaaS
4 10 (0.62%) SaaS
5 9 (0.56%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.43%) PaaS
6 7 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.062%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 345 (21.28%) DNS
2 272 (16.78%) SAN
3 252 (15.55%) Firewall
4 230 (14.19%) DHCP
5 201 (12.40%) TCP/IP
6 174 (10.73%) LAN
7 163 (10.06%) VPN
8 150 (9.25%) WAN
9 88 (5.43%) VoIP
10 76 (4.69%) Network Security
11 57 (3.52%) Internet
12 55 (3.39%) Wireless
13 54 (3.33%) NAS
14 38 (2.34%) VLAN
15 36 (2.22%) IP Telephony
15 36 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
16 34 (2.10%) FTP
17 31 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
19 27 (1.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (1.42%) MySQL
8 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.37%) DTS
10 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.12%) IDOL
12 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.12%) MS Access
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.12%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.062%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (1.85%) JIRA
2 27 (1.67%) Subversion
3 12 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.68%) Artifactory
5 9 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.49%) InstallShield
7 6 (0.37%) NUnit
7 6 (0.37%) Moq
8 4 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.25%) MSI
9 3 (0.19%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.12%) Serena SBM
11 1 (0.062%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.062%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.062%) Hudson
11 1 (0.062%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 488 (30.10%) Finance
2 149 (9.19%) Banking
3 93 (5.74%) Law
4 88 (5.43%) Financial Institution
5 76 (4.69%) Legal
6 69 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 63 (3.89%) Front Office
8 62 (3.82%) Telecoms
9 53 (3.27%) Advertising
10 32 (1.97%) Back Office
11 26 (1.60%) Marketing
12 18 (1.11%) Retail
13 17 (1.05%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.93%) Electronics
15 12 (0.74%) Games
15 12 (0.74%) iGaming
16 9 (0.56%) Billing
17 8 (0.49%) Publishing
18 7 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
19 2 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 475 (29.30%) Analyst
2 296 (18.26%) Support Analyst
3 175 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 149 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 143 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 139 (8.57%) IT Support
7 117 (7.22%) Administrator
8 107 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 92 (5.68%) Service Analyst
9 92 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
10 90 (5.55%) Desktop Analyst
11 86 (5.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 85 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
13 77 (4.75%) Consultant
13 77 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
14 59 (3.64%) Architect
15 57 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
16 56 (3.45%) Team Leader
17 53 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
18 51 (3.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.27%) .NET
2 22 (1.36%) ASP.NET
3 17 (1.05%) HTML
4 16 (0.99%) Web Services
5 15 (0.93%) CSS
5 15 (0.93%) Application Packaging
6 11 (0.68%) WSH
7 10 (0.62%) SOAP
7 10 (0.62%) XML
7 10 (0.62%) .NET Framework
7 10 (0.62%) jQuery
8 9 (0.56%) SAML
9 8 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (0.49%) HTML5
9 8 (0.49%) LINQ
10 7 (0.43%) CSS3
10 7 (0.43%) WCF
10 7 (0.43%) Ajax
11 6 (0.37%) WPF
11 6 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 263 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 82 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 73 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 58 (3.58%) Clustering
6 57 (3.52%) Replication
7 46 (2.84%) Hedge funds
8 38 (2.34%) Thin Client
8 38 (2.34%) Fat Client
9 34 (2.10%) iPhone
10 24 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (1.30%) Smartphone
12 19 (1.17%) PKI
13 18 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
13 18 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.99%) CMDB
15 15 (0.93%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.93%) DTV
15 15 (0.93%) Handset
16 13 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1355 (83.59%) Windows
2 513 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 392 (24.18%) Windows 7
4 309 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 304 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 200 (12.34%) Windows XP
7 175 (10.80%) Linux
8 121 (7.46%) Windows 8
9 64 (3.95%) Windows Vista
10 51 (3.15%) UNIX
11 49 (3.02%) Mac OS X
12 46 (2.84%) Android
13 27 (1.67%) Apple iOS
14 24 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (1.17%) Windows 2000
16 17 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (1.05%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.99%) CentOS
18 13 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (28.93%) ITIL
2 126 (7.77%) Service Management
3 117 (7.22%) Service Delivery
4 100 (6.17%) Business Continuity
5 95 (5.86%) Project Management
6 88 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 78 (4.81%) Information Security
8 77 (4.75%) Migration
9 50 (3.08%) Asset Management
9 50 (3.08%) Change Management
10 47 (2.90%) Configuration Management
10 47 (2.90%) Business Continuity Management
11 46 (2.84%) Problem Management
12 42 (2.59%) Time Management
13 39 (2.41%) CRM
13 39 (2.41%) Mentoring
14 34 (2.10%) Investment Management
15 32 (1.97%) Change Control
15 32 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
16 31 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (17.71%) SQL
2 176 (10.86%) PowerShell
3 52 (3.21%) VB
4 42 (2.59%) VBScript
4 42 (2.59%) Bash Shell
5 34 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 33 (2.04%) C#
7 30 (1.85%) Perl
8 28 (1.73%) Python
9 15 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 14 (0.86%) VBA
10 14 (0.86%) PHP
11 11 (0.68%) Java
12 8 (0.49%) C
13 7 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.31%) C++
15 4 (0.25%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.062%) Ruby
16 1 (0.062%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 354 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 274 (16.90%) MCSE
3 196 (12.09%) Degree
4 124 (7.65%) MCP
5 107 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (6.48%) MCSA
7 87 (5.37%) CCNA
8 84 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 78 (4.81%) MCITP
10 49 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
11 48 (2.96%) CCA
12 41 (2.53%) Security Cleared
13 38 (2.34%) CCNP
14 28 (1.73%) CISSP
14 28 (1.73%) SC Cleared
15 27 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.60%) JNCIA
17 22 (1.36%) MCTS
18 19 (1.17%) CISM
19 16 (0.99%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (8.95%) SLA
2 14 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.74%) QA
4 9 (0.56%) COBIT
5 6 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 445 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 189 (11.66%) Hyper-V
3 176 (10.86%) XenApp
4 112 (6.91%) vSphere
5 71 (4.38%) XenDesktop
6 66 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 55 (3.39%) VMware ESX
8 47 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (2.47%) XenServer
10 35 (2.16%) Xen
11 32 (1.97%) VMware Server
12 27 (1.67%) Terminal Services
13 21 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
14 20 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 18 (1.11%) vCloud
16 14 (0.86%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.74%) NFS
18 10 (0.62%) MetaFrame
19 8 (0.49%) iptables
20 7 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 201 (12.40%) SCCM
2 113 (6.97%) SCOM
3 36 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 31 (1.91%) WSUS
5 23 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 22 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 21 (1.30%) Nagios
8 20 (1.23%) OpenView
8 20 (1.23%) SCOrch
9 19 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (0.80%) SCVMM
11 12 (0.74%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.68%) Casper Suite
13 9 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.49%) WMI
15 7 (0.43%) Windows Intune
15 7 (0.43%) SCSM
16 6 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
16 6 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 989 (61.01%) Microsoft
2 647 (39.91%) VMware
3 460 (28.38%) Citrix
4 303 (18.69%) Cisco
5 147 (9.07%) HP
6 115 (7.09%) NetApp
7 91 (5.61%) Symantec
8 76 (4.69%) EMC
9 66 (4.07%) Reuters
10 63 (3.89%) Avaya
11 56 (3.45%) ServiceNow
12 55 (3.39%) Juniper
12 55 (3.39%) Bloomberg
13 54 (3.33%) Dell
14 52 (3.21%) Red Hat
15 48 (2.96%) Apple
16 44 (2.71%) CheckPoint
17 37 (2.28%) Oracle
17 37 (2.28%) Remedy
18 31 (1.91%) McAfee
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £225 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago