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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 435 520 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.95% 4.96% 6.62%
As % of the System Software category 53.77% 57.02% 62.86%
Number of salaries quoted 391 464 733
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
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
809 912 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.92% 8.69% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 737 800 1129
Median salary £54,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 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 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 672 (80.58%) Windows
2 449 (53.84%) Microsoft
3 375 (44.96%) Windows Server
4 360 (43.17%) VMware
5 270 (32.37%) Citrix
6 249 (29.86%) MS Exchange
7 241 (28.90%) MS Office
8 220 (26.38%) Finance
8 220 (26.38%) ITIL
9 213 (25.54%) MS Excel
9 213 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 210 (25.18%) Cisco
11 205 (24.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 196 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 190 (22.78%) Windows 7
14 181 (21.70%) DNS
15 169 (20.26%) SCCM
16 161 (19.30%) SQL Server
17 147 (17.63%) PowerShell
18 142 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 140 (16.79%) Firewall
20 130 (15.59%) LAN
21 126 (15.11%) Linux
22 118 (14.15%) Office 365
23 117 (14.03%) DHCP
24 113 (13.55%) WAN
24 113 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
25 112 (13.43%) TCP/IP
25 112 (13.43%) SAN
26 109 (13.07%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 249 (29.86%) MS Exchange
2 113 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (11.15%) IIS
4 81 (9.71%) SharePoint
5 70 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 66 (7.91%) Skype for Business
7 42 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 33 (3.96%) Apache
9 26 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (2.52%) Tomcat
11 20 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.08%) JBoss
15 8 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.96%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
17 6 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 241 (28.90%) MS Office
2 213 (25.54%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.84%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Eikon
2 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.60%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.36%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.24%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 118 (14.15%) Office 365
2 93 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (3.24%) SaaS
6 20 (2.40%) PaaS
7 19 (2.28%) IaaS
8 13 (1.56%) Mimecast
9 11 (1.32%) GitHub
10 9 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.72%) Dropbox
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.60%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.60%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 181 (21.70%) DNS
2 140 (16.79%) Firewall
3 130 (15.59%) LAN
4 117 (14.03%) DHCP
5 113 (13.55%) WAN
6 112 (13.43%) SAN
6 112 (13.43%) TCP/IP
7 85 (10.19%) VPN
8 65 (7.79%) VoIP
9 44 (5.28%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (4.32%) VLAN
11 32 (3.84%) IP Telephony
12 31 (3.72%) LDAP
12 31 (3.72%) Skype
13 21 (2.52%) NetScaler
13 21 (2.52%) Wireless
14 19 (2.28%) iSCSI
15 18 (2.16%) MPLS
16 17 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 32 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (2.16%) MySQL
4 16 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.60%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.36%) GIS
13 3 (0.36%) MS Access
14 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.24%) FileMaker
14 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 16 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.08%) Cucumber
2 9 (1.08%) Jasmine
2 9 (1.08%) JUnit
3 6 (0.72%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.36%) MSI
6 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.24%) Ant
7 2 (0.24%) GCC
7 2 (0.24%) JIRA
7 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) NUnit
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 220 (26.38%) Finance
2 88 (10.55%) Law
3 57 (6.83%) Legal
4 55 (6.59%) Banking
5 36 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.36%) Retail
7 21 (2.52%) Publishing
8 15 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.68%) Back Office
10 11 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.32%) Games
11 10 (1.20%) Marketing
12 6 (0.72%) Front Office
13 4 (0.48%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) German Language
15 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 236 (28.30%) Analyst
2 129 (15.47%) Support Analyst
3 119 (14.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 108 (12.95%) Support Engineer
5 92 (11.03%) IT Support
6 80 (9.59%) Desktop Support
7 73 (8.75%) Service Analyst
8 67 (8.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 64 (7.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 60 (7.19%) Administrator
11 57 (6.83%) Windows Engineer
12 53 (6.35%) IT Analyst
13 50 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 44 (5.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 44 (5.28%) IT Support Analyst
14 44 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
15 41 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
15 41 (4.92%) IT Engineer
16 40 (4.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 39 (4.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.48%) Web Services
2 19 (2.28%) HTML
3 17 (2.04%) Middleware
3 17 (2.04%) XML
4 16 (1.92%) .NET
5 12 (1.44%) XMPP
6 11 (1.32%) CSS
6 11 (1.32%) HTML5
6 11 (1.32%) jQuery
6 11 (1.32%) JSON
6 11 (1.32%) REST
7 10 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.20%) Node.js
7 10 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (1.08%) Backbone.js
8 9 (1.08%) HATEOAS
8 9 (1.08%) LESS
8 9 (1.08%) Sass
8 9 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.39%) Blackberry
2 63 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 40 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.56%) iPhone
6 34 (4.08%) Replication
7 32 (3.84%) Management Information System
8 27 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (2.88%) Clustering
10 20 (2.40%) Fat Client
10 20 (2.40%) Hedge funds
10 20 (2.40%) Thin Client
11 16 (1.92%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.56%) iPad
12 13 (1.56%) PKI
12 13 (1.56%) Private Cloud
13 12 (1.44%) EMC VNX
13 12 (1.44%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.32%) Mathematics
15 9 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 672 (80.58%) Windows
2 375 (44.96%) Windows Server
3 205 (24.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 196 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 190 (22.78%) Windows 7
6 126 (15.11%) Linux
7 57 (6.83%) Windows 8
8 53 (6.35%) Windows 10
9 47 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (3.48%) Unix
12 28 (3.36%) Mac OS X
13 27 (3.24%) Android
13 27 (3.24%) Windows XP
14 18 (2.16%) Apple iOS
15 14 (1.68%) CentOS
16 12 (1.44%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.84%) Debian
19 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (26.38%) ITIL
2 56 (6.71%) Change Management
2 56 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (6.24%) Project Management
4 50 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (5.28%) Migration
6 43 (5.16%) Mentoring
6 43 (5.16%) Service Delivery
7 41 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 38 (4.56%) Incident Management
9 36 (4.32%) Load Balancing
10 35 (4.20%) Service Management
11 34 (4.08%) Document Management
11 34 (4.08%) ITIL V3
12 32 (3.84%) Information Security
13 29 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (3.12%) DevOps
14 26 (3.12%) Mobile Device Management
15 24 (2.88%) Configuration Management
16 23 (2.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (17.63%) PowerShell
2 109 (13.07%) SQL
3 29 (3.48%) Bash Shell
4 27 (3.24%) Java
5 22 (2.64%) VBScript
6 20 (2.40%) VB
7 17 (2.04%) C
7 17 (2.04%) PHP
7 17 (2.04%) Ruby
8 16 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.92%) Python
9 14 (1.68%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.32%) C#
12 7 (0.84%) Perl
13 5 (0.60%) VBA
14 4 (0.48%) C++
14 4 (0.48%) F#
14 4 (0.48%) Scala
15 1 (0.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 142 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (11.99%) MCSE
3 90 (10.79%) Degree
4 75 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (6.24%) CCNA
6 51 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 46 (5.52%) MCSA
8 39 (4.68%) MCP
9 31 (3.72%) MCITP
10 29 (3.48%) CCA
10 29 (3.48%) CCNP
10 29 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.32%) MCTS
13 10 (1.20%) CCNP Voice
13 10 (1.20%) CCVP
13 10 (1.20%) IIBA
13 10 (1.20%) ISEB
14 9 (1.08%) MCDST
15 8 (0.96%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.92%) SLA
2 20 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.36%) QA
5 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 213 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (10.43%) XenApp
3 86 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 69 (8.27%) XenDesktop
5 67 (8.03%) vSphere
6 38 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 27 (3.24%) VMware ESX
9 20 (2.40%) XenServer
10 19 (2.28%) Terminal Services
10 19 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.68%) Docker
11 14 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (1.56%) NFS
13 12 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (1.08%) vCloud
15 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.84%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.72%) Corosync
18 4 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 169 (20.26%) SCCM
2 51 (6.12%) SCOM
3 39 (4.68%) WSUS
4 29 (3.48%) Puppet
5 18 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 17 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 16 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.80%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.68%) AirWatch
9 14 (1.68%) SCOrch
10 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (1.44%) Nagios
11 12 (1.44%) SCVMM
11 12 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 9 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
13 9 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
13 9 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 449 (53.84%) Microsoft
2 360 (43.17%) VMware
3 270 (32.37%) Citrix
4 210 (25.18%) Cisco
5 63 (7.55%) HP
6 41 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 38 (4.56%) Symantec
8 36 (4.32%) Apple
8 36 (4.32%) Dell
9 35 (4.20%) Bloomberg
9 35 (4.20%) EMC
10 30 (3.60%) NetApp
11 29 (3.48%) Veeam
12 26 (3.12%) iManage
13 25 (3.00%) Oracle
14 24 (2.88%) CheckPoint
14 24 (2.88%) Reuters
15 22 (2.64%) Mitel
16 19 (2.28%) IBM
17 18 (2.16%) Intel Security
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £29000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago