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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
London / City of London
Rank 36 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 299 423 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.02% 6.57% 7.68%
As % of the System Software category 47.09% 55.66% 65.01%
Number of salaries quoted 276 373 703
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
635 760 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.79% 11.80% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 575 668 1059
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,650 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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.

1 491 (82.80%) Windows
2 292 (49.24%) Microsoft
3 263 (44.35%) Windows Server
4 235 (39.63%) VMware
5 229 (38.62%) Citrix
6 181 (30.52%) Finance
7 165 (27.82%) MS Exchange
8 160 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 151 (25.46%) ITIL
10 144 (24.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 143 (24.11%) DNS
12 139 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 131 (22.09%) SQL Server
14 129 (21.75%) MS Office
14 129 (21.75%) Cisco
15 128 (21.59%) PowerShell
16 126 (21.25%) Windows 7
17 123 (20.74%) SCCM
18 121 (20.40%) DHCP
19 117 (19.73%) SQL
20 116 (19.56%) Office 365
21 113 (19.06%) Firewall
22 112 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
23 109 (18.38%) Linux
24 89 (15.01%) XenApp
25 88 (14.84%) TCP/IP
26 85 (14.33%) MS Excel
27 78 (13.15%) MCSE
28 76 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
29 75 (12.65%) IIS

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
1 165 (27.82%) MS Exchange
2 75 (12.65%) IIS
3 64 (10.79%) SharePoint
4 63 (10.62%) Skype for Business
5 56 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 44 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (5.56%) Apache
8 26 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (4.38%) Tomcat
9 25 (4.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.85%) JBoss
14 8 (1.35%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.51%) Confluence
16 3 (0.51%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 129 (21.75%) MS Office
2 85 (14.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) Eikon
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 116 (19.56%) Office 365
2 76 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.53%) SaaS
5 14 (2.36%) Mimecast
6 13 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.19%) G Suite
7 12 (2.02%) IaaS
7 12 (2.02%) PaaS
8 8 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.67%) GitHub
11 3 (0.51%) Yammer
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (24.11%) DNS
2 121 (20.40%) DHCP
3 113 (19.06%) Firewall
4 88 (14.84%) TCP/IP
5 74 (12.48%) SAN
6 68 (11.47%) VPN
7 66 (11.13%) LAN
8 56 (9.44%) WAN
9 49 (8.26%) VoIP
10 43 (7.25%) Skype
11 27 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (2.53%) IP Telephony
12 15 (2.53%) NetScaler
12 15 (2.53%) VLAN
13 14 (2.36%) Internet
13 14 (2.36%) iSCSI
13 14 (2.36%) SSL
14 13 (2.19%) LDAP
15 10 (1.69%) ADSL
15 10 (1.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (2.70%) MySQL
5 12 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.01%) Big Data
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.67%) FileMaker
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.17%) Power BI
13 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.70%) JIRA
2 8 (1.35%) MSI
3 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.51%) Subversion
5 2 (0.34%) MorphX
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 181 (30.52%) Finance
2 61 (10.29%) Banking
3 33 (5.56%) Legal
4 32 (5.40%) Law
5 15 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.85%) Back Office
7 10 (1.69%) Retail
8 9 (1.52%) Advertising
8 9 (1.52%) Turkish Language
9 8 (1.35%) Publishing
10 7 (1.18%) Marketing
11 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 139 (23.44%) Analyst
2 86 (14.50%) Support Engineer
3 71 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (11.47%) IT Support
5 64 (10.79%) Support Analyst
6 61 (10.29%) Desktop Support
7 55 (9.27%) Windows Engineer
8 50 (8.43%) Service Analyst
9 47 (7.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 47 (7.93%) Service Desk Analyst
10 45 (7.59%) Desktop Engineer
11 43 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 42 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
13 37 (6.24%) Administrator
14 35 (5.90%) Infrastructure Support
15 33 (5.56%) IT Engineer
16 32 (5.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 31 (5.23%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
17 31 (5.23%) IT Analyst
18 30 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.36%) Middleware
2 10 (1.69%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.01%) .NET
3 6 (1.01%) Web Services
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.67%) Django
5 4 (0.67%) HTML
5 4 (0.67%) LAMP
5 4 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (0.67%) XML
6 3 (0.51%) CSS
6 3 (0.51%) DHTML
6 3 (0.51%) jQuery
6 3 (0.51%) REST
6 3 (0.51%) SOAP
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (0.34%) XMPP
8 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.17%) JSON
8 1 (0.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.24%) Blackberry
2 32 (5.40%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.37%) Clustering
6 18 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.87%) PKI
8 16 (2.70%) Hedge funds
9 14 (2.36%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.36%) Fat Client
9 14 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.36%) iPhone
9 14 (2.36%) Thin Client
9 14 (2.36%) User Experience
10 12 (2.02%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.85%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.35%) EMC VNX
14 7 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 491 (82.80%) Windows
2 263 (44.35%) Windows Server
3 160 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 126 (21.25%) Windows 7
6 109 (18.38%) Linux
7 63 (10.62%) Windows 10
8 51 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (7.08%) Unix
10 30 (5.06%) Mac OS X
11 28 (4.72%) Windows XP
12 25 (4.22%) Windows 8
13 24 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (2.36%) Ubuntu
15 13 (2.19%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.52%) Android
16 9 (1.52%) Mac OS
17 8 (1.35%) Debian
17 8 (1.35%) NetWare
17 8 (1.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (25.46%) ITIL
2 42 (7.08%) Project Management
3 41 (6.91%) Migration
4 33 (5.56%) DevOps
5 30 (5.06%) PRINCE2
6 28 (4.72%) Service Management
7 24 (4.05%) Line Management
7 24 (4.05%) Mentoring
7 24 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 23 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (3.88%) Information Security
8 23 (3.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 22 (3.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 20 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (3.37%) Problem Management
11 19 (3.20%) Incident Management
12 18 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (3.04%) Software Deployment
13 17 (2.87%) CRM
13 17 (2.87%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 128 (21.59%) PowerShell
2 117 (19.73%) SQL
3 10 (1.69%) VB
3 10 (1.69%) VBA
4 8 (1.35%) Java
4 8 (1.35%) Perl
4 8 (1.35%) VBScript
5 7 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.01%) Python
7 5 (0.84%) C
7 5 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.67%) C#
8 4 (0.67%) PHP
8 4 (0.67%) Ruby
8 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.34%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) X++
10 1 (0.17%) F#
10 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 112 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (13.15%) MCSE
3 58 (9.78%) Degree
4 36 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (5.73%) MCSA
6 26 (4.38%) CCNA
7 18 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (3.04%) MCITP
8 17 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.85%) EMC Certification
9 11 (1.85%) MCP
10 10 (1.69%) CCNP
10 10 (1.69%) CISSP
10 10 (1.69%) PhD
11 9 (1.52%) CCA
11 9 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.18%) MCTS
13 6 (1.01%) MCDST
13 6 (1.01%) MOS
14 5 (0.84%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.11%) SLA
2 10 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.35%) ISO27005
5 4 (0.67%) COBIT
6 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.51%) MiFID
6 3 (0.51%) QA
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 144 (24.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (15.01%) XenApp
3 54 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 52 (8.77%) vSphere
5 43 (7.25%) XenDesktop
6 23 (3.88%) XenServer
7 17 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.01%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.84%) NFS
13 3 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.34%) Docker
14 2 (0.34%) Firmware
14 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.17%) Samba
15 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 123 (20.74%) SCCM
2 33 (5.56%) SCOM
3 24 (4.05%) WSUS
4 23 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 19 (3.20%) Backup Exec
6 14 (2.36%) AirWatch
7 13 (2.19%) Nagios
8 12 (2.02%) FortiGate
9 10 (1.69%) XenMobile
10 8 (1.35%) EMC VPLEX
10 8 (1.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 8 (1.35%) Simpana
11 6 (1.01%) Nessus
11 6 (1.01%) Puppet
12 5 (0.84%) Casper Suite
13 4 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.67%) Netcool
13 4 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 292 (49.24%) Microsoft
2 235 (39.63%) VMware
3 229 (38.62%) Citrix
4 129 (21.75%) Cisco
5 59 (9.95%) HP
6 40 (6.75%) EMC
7 38 (6.41%) Oracle
8 34 (5.73%) Apple
9 32 (5.40%) Bloomberg
10 31 (5.23%) Reuters
11 29 (4.89%) Palo Alto
12 28 (4.72%) Google
12 28 (4.72%) NetApp
13 24 (4.05%) Veeam
14 23 (3.88%) Red Hat
15 18 (3.04%) IBM
16 16 (2.70%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.70%) Dell
16 16 (2.70%) Intel Security
16 16 (2.70%) Polycom
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mandara
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, gym membership, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bens and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago