The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 717 614 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.66% 5.22% 4.56%
As % of the System Software category 61.97% 55.77% 59.24%
Number of salaries quoted 669 518 562
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1157 1101 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 9.36% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 951 957
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
London

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 April 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 April 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 1157 (84.45%) Windows
2 706 (51.53%) Microsoft
3 615 (44.89%) VMware
4 517 (37.74%) MS Exchange
5 516 (37.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 505 (36.86%) Finance
7 447 (32.63%) Citrix
8 386 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 365 (26.64%) ITIL
10 351 (25.62%) Windows 7
11 347 (25.33%) MS Excel
12 318 (23.21%) MS Office
13 316 (23.07%) DNS
14 308 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 278 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 272 (19.85%) TCP/IP
17 265 (19.34%) SQL Server
18 263 (19.20%) SQL
19 259 (18.91%) PowerShell
20 254 (18.54%) SAN
21 248 (18.10%) Blackberry
22 246 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2010
23 228 (16.64%) Cisco
24 220 (16.06%) DHCP
24 220 (16.06%) Windows XP
25 218 (15.91%) Linux
26 198 (14.45%) MCSE
27 174 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
28 173 (12.63%) SharePoint
29 170 (12.41%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 517 (37.74%) MS Exchange
2 246 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 174 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 173 (12.63%) SharePoint
5 161 (11.75%) IIS
6 119 (8.69%) Lync
7 102 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 81 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 59 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 45 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 43 (3.14%) Apache
12 35 (2.55%) IBM Notes
13 31 (2.26%) Lotus Domino
14 24 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
15 22 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
16 20 (1.46%) Tomcat
17 13 (0.95%) WorkSite
17 13 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
18 10 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
19 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 347 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 318 (23.21%) MS Office
3 9 (0.66%) MS Project
4 8 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) Maximo
2 8 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.36%) Eikon
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.073%) assyst
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.69%) Office 365
2 19 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.17%) SaaS
4 11 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.66%) IaaS
6 5 (0.36%) PaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.073%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 316 (23.07%) DNS
2 272 (19.85%) TCP/IP
3 254 (18.54%) SAN
4 220 (16.06%) DHCP
5 170 (12.41%) Firewall
6 123 (8.98%) WAN
7 121 (8.83%) LAN
8 101 (7.37%) VPN
9 76 (5.55%) NAS
10 55 (4.01%) LDAP
11 46 (3.36%) VoIP
12 37 (2.70%) Internet
13 35 (2.55%) SSL
14 32 (2.34%) Kerberos
15 27 (1.97%) IP Telephony
16 26 (1.90%) NetScaler
16 26 (1.90%) SMTP
17 22 (1.61%) Wireless
18 20 (1.46%) Unified Communications
18 20 (1.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.61%) MySQL
6 21 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 12 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 11 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.44%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.44%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.44%) Redis
14 4 (0.29%) MS Access
14 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (1.46%) Subversion
2 12 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 12 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.44%) JIRA
5 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.22%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.22%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.15%) Maven
7 2 (0.15%) NUnit
7 2 (0.15%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.15%) Moq
7 2 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.073%) Selenium
8 1 (0.073%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.073%) MSI
8 1 (0.073%) JUnit
General
1 505 (36.86%) Finance
2 163 (11.90%) Banking
3 95 (6.93%) Law
4 79 (5.77%) Legal
5 45 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 45 (3.28%) Advertising
6 44 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.68%) Back Office
9 21 (1.53%) Marketing
10 14 (1.02%) Retail
10 14 (1.02%) International Banking
11 9 (0.66%) Cantonese Language
12 8 (0.58%) Front Office
13 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.36%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.36%) Electronics
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
16 3 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 338 (24.67%) Analyst
2 172 (12.55%) Support Analyst
3 171 (12.48%) Support Engineer
4 151 (11.02%) Administrator
5 110 (8.03%) Systems Administrator
6 102 (7.45%) Service Analyst
7 101 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 98 (7.15%) Service Desk Analyst
9 89 (6.50%) Desktop Support
10 70 (5.11%) IT Support
11 67 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 59 (4.31%) Architect
13 57 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support
14 51 (3.72%) Consultant
15 49 (3.58%) Team Leader
16 43 (3.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 40 (2.92%) Applications Support
17 40 (2.92%) 1st Line Support
18 38 (2.77%) Desktop Analyst
18 38 (2.77%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.45%) .NET
2 25 (1.82%) CSS
3 24 (1.75%) HTML
4 22 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 22 (1.61%) XML
5 16 (1.17%) Ajax
6 14 (1.02%) Application Packaging
7 13 (0.95%) Middleware
8 12 (0.88%) Web Services
8 12 (0.88%) jQuery
9 11 (0.80%) SAML
10 10 (0.73%) LAMP
10 10 (0.73%) Software Packaging
10 10 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.58%) HTML5
12 7 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (0.44%) MSMQ
13 6 (0.44%) X-Windows
13 6 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 248 (18.10%) Blackberry
2 95 (6.93%) Clustering
3 66 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 62 (4.53%) Hedge funds
5 58 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.48%) Thin Client
6 34 (2.48%) Fat Client
7 28 (2.04%) iPad
8 27 (1.97%) iPhone
9 26 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
10 23 (1.68%) Replication
11 22 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
12 19 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.31%) Derivative
14 14 (1.02%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.88%) Statistics
15 12 (0.88%) SecurID
16 10 (0.73%) PKI
17 9 (0.66%) Smartphone
18 8 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1157 (84.45%) Windows
2 516 (37.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 351 (25.62%) Windows 7
4 308 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 220 (16.06%) Windows XP
6 218 (15.91%) Linux
7 162 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 99 (7.23%) UNIX
9 76 (5.55%) Windows 8
10 48 (3.50%) Solaris
10 48 (3.50%) Windows Vista
11 42 (3.07%) Mac OS X
12 27 (1.97%) CentOS
13 23 (1.68%) Android
14 22 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (1.24%) Apple iOS
16 15 (1.09%) AIX
17 13 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
18 12 (0.88%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (26.64%) ITIL
2 88 (6.42%) Migration
3 78 (5.69%) Service Management
4 61 (4.45%) Problem Management
5 60 (4.38%) Project Management
6 56 (4.09%) Service Delivery
7 54 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (3.58%) Configuration Management
9 45 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
10 42 (3.07%) Release Management
11 39 (2.85%) Asset Management
12 38 (2.77%) Change Control
13 36 (2.63%) Load Balancing
14 34 (2.48%) Incident Management
15 32 (2.34%) PRINCE2
15 32 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (2.12%) Performance Monitoring
17 27 (1.97%) Information Security
18 23 (1.68%) Document Management
19 22 (1.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 263 (19.20%) SQL
2 259 (18.91%) PowerShell
3 90 (6.57%) VBScript
4 46 (3.36%) C#
5 44 (3.21%) VB
6 38 (2.77%) Perl
7 37 (2.70%) C
8 34 (2.48%) Java
9 26 (1.90%) JavaScript
10 20 (1.46%) Python
11 16 (1.17%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.58%) VBA
15 8 (0.58%) PHP
15 8 (0.58%) Korn
16 6 (0.44%) Ruby
17 3 (0.22%) C++
18 2 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 278 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 198 (14.45%) MCSE
3 150 (10.95%) Degree
4 100 (7.30%) MCSA
5 62 (4.53%) MCITP
6 60 (4.38%) MCP
7 54 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (3.14%) CCNA
10 20 (1.46%) MCTS
11 17 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.02%) Security Cleared
13 12 (0.88%) CCA
14 11 (0.80%) MCDST
14 11 (0.80%) CISSP
15 10 (0.73%) CCEA
16 9 (0.66%) CCNP
17 8 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.28%) SLA
2 43 (3.14%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.17%) QA
4 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 386 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (11.09%) vSphere
3 130 (9.49%) XenApp
4 96 (7.01%) Hyper-V
5 94 (6.86%) VMware ESX
6 75 (5.47%) XenDesktop
7 36 (2.63%) XenServer
8 25 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (1.24%) UAG
10 17 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
11 13 (0.95%) VMware Server
11 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.88%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.80%) Xen
14 10 (0.73%) vCloud
15 9 (0.66%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.51%) MetaFrame
17 6 (0.44%) NFS
18 5 (0.36%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 168 (12.26%) SCCM
2 115 (8.39%) SCOM
3 50 (3.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 47 (3.43%) Backup Exec
5 40 (2.92%) WSUS
6 32 (2.34%) Puppet
7 28 (2.04%) Tivoli
8 26 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 22 (1.61%) NetBackup
10 16 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (1.02%) MAILsweeper
12 13 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 9 (0.66%) Nagios
14 8 (0.58%) WMI
15 6 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 6 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
16 4 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
16 4 (0.29%) Zenoss
17 3 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 706 (51.53%) Microsoft
2 615 (44.89%) VMware
3 447 (32.63%) Citrix
4 228 (16.64%) Cisco
5 152 (11.09%) HP
6 97 (7.08%) Symantec
7 61 (4.45%) NetApp
8 52 (3.80%) EMC
9 49 (3.58%) Lotus
10 48 (3.50%) Oracle
11 46 (3.36%) Bloomberg
12 40 (2.92%) Apple
12 40 (2.92%) IBM
13 33 (2.41%) McAfee
14 32 (2.34%) CheckPoint
15 31 (2.26%) Reuters
16 29 (2.12%) Remedy
17 28 (2.04%) Red Hat
18 25 (1.82%) Dell
19 23 (1.68%) Altiris
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & Excellent Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits/bonus/high % Pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30.000 - 36.000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48000 - 52000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Liberum
Salary: Approximately £22,000 per annum + annual discretionary bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 6% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago