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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 764 694 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.92% 5.72% 5.92%
As % of the System Software category 59.69% 61.31% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 675 611 633
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 £26,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £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
1280 1132 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.59% 9.34% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 981 1081
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 1280 (84.77%) Windows
2 917 (60.73%) Microsoft
3 649 (42.98%) MS Exchange
4 617 (40.86%) VMware
5 530 (35.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 485 (32.12%) Citrix
7 479 (31.72%) Finance
8 451 (29.87%) ITIL
9 440 (29.14%) MS Office
10 410 (27.15%) MS Excel
11 392 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 373 (24.70%) Windows 7
13 372 (24.64%) DNS
14 330 (21.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 317 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
16 304 (20.13%) Cisco
17 289 (19.14%) DHCP
18 269 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 265 (17.55%) SAN
20 254 (16.82%) SQL Server
21 253 (16.75%) Blackberry
22 251 (16.62%) TCP/IP
23 245 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
24 220 (14.57%) Firewall
25 216 (14.30%) LAN
26 209 (13.84%) SharePoint
27 208 (13.77%) SQL
28 204 (13.51%) WAN
29 200 (13.25%) SCCM
30 194 (12.85%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 649 (42.98%) MS Exchange
2 317 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 209 (13.84%) SharePoint
4 134 (8.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 129 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 128 (8.48%) IIS
7 119 (7.88%) Lync
8 85 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 72 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 37 (2.45%) IBM Notes
11 32 (2.12%) Apache
12 29 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
13 27 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (1.52%) Tomcat
15 20 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (1.19%) WorkSite
17 16 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
18 9 (0.60%) JBoss
19 8 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
19 8 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 440 (29.14%) MS Office
2 410 (27.15%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.66%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.46%) MS Project
6 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (0.53%) Eikon
5 7 (0.46%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.13%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
9 1 (0.066%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.066%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.066%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.066%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.066%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.066%) Agresso
9 1 (0.066%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.49%) Office 365
2 23 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.26%) SaaS
4 16 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.73%) PaaS
7 10 (0.66%) IaaS
8 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 372 (24.64%) DNS
2 289 (19.14%) DHCP
3 265 (17.55%) SAN
4 251 (16.62%) TCP/IP
5 220 (14.57%) Firewall
6 216 (14.30%) LAN
7 204 (13.51%) WAN
8 160 (10.60%) VPN
9 74 (4.90%) VoIP
10 57 (3.77%) LDAP
11 55 (3.64%) NAS
12 51 (3.38%) Internet
13 48 (3.18%) IP Telephony
14 47 (3.11%) Wireless
14 47 (3.11%) NetScaler
15 43 (2.85%) SSL
16 41 (2.72%) Network Security
17 32 (2.12%) VLAN
18 29 (1.92%) iSCSI
18 29 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (1.32%) MySQL
5 14 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 13 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.20%) IDOL
14 2 (0.13%) QlikView
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.13%) MS Access
14 2 (0.13%) DTS
14 2 (0.13%) DB2
14 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (1.46%) Subversion
2 20 (1.32%) JIRA
3 13 (0.86%) MSI
4 12 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.66%) Artifactory
6 7 (0.46%) NUnit
6 7 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.46%) Moq
7 6 (0.40%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.13%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.066%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.066%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.066%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.066%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.066%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.066%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.066%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.066%) Mercurial
General
1 479 (31.72%) Finance
2 160 (10.60%) Banking
3 77 (5.10%) Law
4 50 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.05%) Legal
6 39 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.38%) Advertising
8 28 (1.85%) Back Office
9 23 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.52%) Marketing
10 20 (1.32%) Retail
11 16 (1.06%) Electronics
12 14 (0.93%) Front Office
12 14 (0.93%) Publishing
13 12 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.46%) French Language
15 5 (0.33%) German Language
15 5 (0.33%) International Banking
16 3 (0.20%) Games
16 3 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 371 (24.57%) Analyst
2 181 (11.99%) Support Engineer
3 174 (11.52%) Support Analyst
4 137 (9.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 125 (8.28%) IT Support
6 114 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 107 (7.09%) Administrator
8 105 (6.95%) Service Analyst
9 98 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 84 (5.56%) Desktop Support
11 73 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
12 67 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
13 60 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 58 (3.84%) Server Engineer
15 56 (3.71%) Architect
16 53 (3.51%) Technical Support
17 49 (3.25%) IT Support Analyst
18 47 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
19 45 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
20 43 (2.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.44%) .NET
2 27 (1.79%) Web Services
3 21 (1.39%) Application Packaging
4 19 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 14 (0.93%) CSS
5 14 (0.93%) HTML
6 10 (0.66%) LINQ
7 9 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (0.60%) HTML5
7 9 (0.60%) WCF
7 9 (0.60%) MAPI
8 8 (0.53%) Middleware
8 8 (0.53%) Software Packaging
8 8 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.53%) jQuery
9 7 (0.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (0.46%) CSS3
9 7 (0.46%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (0.46%) Ajax
9 7 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 253 (16.75%) Blackberry
2 112 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (5.63%) Clustering
4 41 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.25%) Replication
5 34 (2.25%) iPhone
6 30 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 25 (1.66%) iPad
9 23 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 23 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 20 (1.32%) PKI
11 14 (0.93%) CLARiiON
11 14 (0.93%) User Experience
12 12 (0.79%) DTV
12 12 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.73%) SecurID
13 11 (0.73%) Open Source
13 11 (0.73%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1280 (84.77%) Windows
2 530 (35.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 373 (24.70%) Windows 7
4 269 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 245 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 194 (12.85%) Windows XP
7 160 (10.60%) Linux
8 103 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 59 (3.91%) Android
10 48 (3.18%) Apple iOS
11 38 (2.52%) Mac OS X
12 35 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (2.25%) UNIX
14 25 (1.66%) Windows Vista
15 24 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
16 21 (1.39%) Solaris
17 20 (1.32%) Mac OS
18 18 (1.19%) Windows 2000
19 16 (1.06%) AIX
20 13 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (29.87%) ITIL
2 95 (6.29%) Project Management
3 93 (6.16%) Migration
4 74 (4.90%) Service Management
5 65 (4.30%) Change Management
6 52 (3.44%) Change Control
7 49 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 45 (2.98%) Configuration Management
9 44 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (2.91%) Asset Management
10 41 (2.72%) Service Delivery
11 40 (2.65%) Problem Management
12 39 (2.58%) PRINCE
12 39 (2.58%) CRM
13 37 (2.45%) Incident Management
14 34 (2.25%) Mentoring
15 33 (2.19%) Information Security
16 32 (2.12%) PRINCE2
17 30 (1.99%) Load Balancing
18 29 (1.92%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (13.77%) SQL
2 185 (12.25%) PowerShell
3 55 (3.64%) VBScript
4 47 (3.11%) VB
5 35 (2.32%) C#
6 22 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 22 (1.46%) Perl
7 20 (1.32%) Java
7 20 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 19 (1.26%) Python
9 12 (0.79%) VBA
10 10 (0.66%) Ruby
11 9 (0.60%) C
11 9 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.40%) PHP
13 5 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.20%) LotusScript
14 3 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.066%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.066%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 330 (21.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 184 (12.19%) MCSE
3 183 (12.12%) Degree
4 122 (8.08%) MCSA
5 102 (6.75%) MCITP
6 99 (6.56%) MCP
7 79 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 61 (4.04%) CCNA
10 41 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
11 37 (2.45%) CCNP
12 35 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (2.25%) Security Cleared
14 31 (2.05%) MCTS
15 30 (1.99%) CCA
16 21 (1.39%) SC Cleared
17 18 (1.19%) A+ Certification
18 11 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Certified Master
19 8 (0.53%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.15%) SLA
2 24 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.66%) COBIT
4 10 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.40%) QA
5 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 392 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (10.13%) XenApp
3 126 (8.34%) vSphere
4 124 (8.21%) Hyper-V
5 118 (7.81%) VMware ESX
6 83 (5.50%) XenDesktop
7 38 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (2.32%) XenServer
9 32 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (1.79%) MetaFrame
11 19 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (0.93%) ISA Server
13 13 (0.86%) DFS Replication
14 12 (0.79%) VMware Server
14 12 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.73%) UAG
16 10 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 9 (0.60%) NFS
17 9 (0.60%) MDaemon
18 8 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 200 (13.25%) SCCM
2 107 (7.09%) SCOM
3 46 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 33 (2.19%) WSUS
5 26 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 24 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 19 (1.26%) Tivoli
8 18 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (1.06%) Nagios
10 12 (0.79%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.73%) XenMobile
12 10 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.66%) Puppet
12 10 (0.66%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.60%) OpenView
14 6 (0.40%) Windows Intune
15 5 (0.33%) HP SIM
16 4 (0.26%) WMI
16 4 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 917 (60.73%) Microsoft
2 617 (40.86%) VMware
3 485 (32.12%) Citrix
4 304 (20.13%) Cisco
5 172 (11.39%) HP
6 97 (6.42%) NetApp
7 87 (5.76%) Symantec
8 75 (4.97%) EMC
9 65 (4.30%) Bloomberg
10 56 (3.71%) Apple
11 55 (3.64%) Dell
12 49 (3.25%) Reuters
13 47 (3.11%) Oracle
14 45 (2.98%) Red Hat
15 44 (2.91%) Mitel
16 42 (2.78%) Avaya
17 40 (2.65%) Juniper
18 39 (2.58%) Lotus
19 36 (2.38%) CheckPoint
20 31 (2.05%) IronPort
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Allied Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sure Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago