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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 418 558 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.56% 5.49% 6.46%
As % of the System Software category 51.04% 58.49% 63.70%
Number of salaries quoted 377 497 757
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +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
819 954 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.86% 9.38% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 757 842 1168
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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.

1 652 (78.08%) Windows
2 463 (55.45%) Microsoft
3 362 (43.35%) VMware
4 357 (42.75%) Windows Server
5 257 (30.78%) Citrix
6 249 (29.82%) MS Exchange
7 237 (28.38%) MS Excel
8 232 (27.78%) MS Office
9 221 (26.47%) Finance
10 218 (26.11%) ITIL
11 211 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 203 (24.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 203 (24.31%) Cisco
13 197 (23.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 191 (22.87%) Windows 7
15 178 (21.32%) DNS
16 172 (20.60%) SCCM
17 150 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 149 (17.84%) SQL Server
19 135 (16.17%) PowerShell
20 129 (15.45%) Linux
21 128 (15.33%) Firewall
22 123 (14.73%) LAN
23 116 (13.89%) DHCP
24 112 (13.41%) Office 365
25 109 (13.05%) WAN
25 109 (13.05%) SQL
26 108 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
27 101 (12.10%) MCSE
28 100 (11.98%) TCP/IP

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 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 108 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (10.30%) IIS
4 74 (8.86%) SharePoint
5 73 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 67 (8.02%) Skype for Business
7 47 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 32 (3.83%) Apache
9 24 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (2.40%) Tomcat
11 18 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.08%) IBM Notes
14 9 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (0.84%) JBoss
16 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.72%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 237 (28.38%) MS Excel
2 232 (27.78%) MS Office
3 20 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.84%) MS Project
6 4 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.84%) Eikon
2 5 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.60%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.24%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 112 (13.41%) Office 365
2 87 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (9.34%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (3.47%) SaaS
5 27 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (2.28%) IaaS
7 16 (1.92%) PaaS
8 14 (1.68%) GitHub
8 14 (1.68%) Mimecast
9 10 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.96%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.60%) Dropbox
11 5 (0.60%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 178 (21.32%) DNS
2 128 (15.33%) Firewall
3 123 (14.73%) LAN
4 116 (13.89%) DHCP
5 109 (13.05%) WAN
6 100 (11.98%) TCP/IP
7 97 (11.62%) SAN
8 83 (9.94%) VPN
9 66 (7.90%) VoIP
10 47 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (4.19%) IP Telephony
12 33 (3.95%) LDAP
13 30 (3.59%) Skype
14 29 (3.47%) VLAN
15 25 (2.99%) NetScaler
16 20 (2.40%) Wireless
17 18 (2.16%) HTTPS
17 18 (2.16%) iSCSI
17 18 (2.16%) NAS
18 17 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (2.75%) MySQL
5 18 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.60%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.36%) GIS
13 3 (0.36%) MS Access
14 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.28%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 11 (1.32%) Jasmine
3 11 (1.32%) JUnit
4 6 (0.72%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.48%) ProC
7 3 (0.36%) JIRA
8 2 (0.24%) Ant
8 2 (0.24%) GCC
8 2 (0.24%) GitLab
8 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.12%) MSI
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
General
1 221 (26.47%) Finance
2 85 (10.18%) Law
3 66 (7.90%) Banking
4 45 (5.39%) Legal
5 40 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.11%) Publishing
7 22 (2.63%) Retail
8 20 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 17 (2.04%) Back Office
10 14 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.20%) Games
12 9 (1.08%) Marketing
13 6 (0.72%) Advertising
14 5 (0.60%) Front Office
15 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.36%) German Language
17 2 (0.24%) French Language
17 2 (0.24%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (26.23%) Analyst
2 126 (15.09%) Support Analyst
3 117 (14.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 102 (12.22%) Support Engineer
5 87 (10.42%) IT Support
6 75 (8.98%) Desktop Support
7 67 (8.02%) Service Analyst
8 61 (7.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 59 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 59 (7.07%) Administrator
10 58 (6.95%) Windows Engineer
11 56 (6.71%) IT Analyst
12 54 (6.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 46 (5.51%) IT Support Analyst
14 40 (4.79%) Server Engineer
15 39 (4.67%) IT Engineer
15 39 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
16 38 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 35 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
17 35 (4.19%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.35%) Web Services
2 19 (2.28%) Middleware
3 16 (1.92%) HTML
4 14 (1.68%) CSS
4 14 (1.68%) HTML5
4 14 (1.68%) jQuery
4 14 (1.68%) Node.js
4 14 (1.68%) XML
5 13 (1.56%) .NET
5 13 (1.56%) JSON
5 13 (1.56%) REST
6 12 (1.44%) AngularJS
6 12 (1.44%) CSS3
6 12 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (1.44%) XMPP
7 11 (1.32%) Backbone.js
7 11 (1.32%) HATEOAS
7 11 (1.32%) LESS
7 11 (1.32%) Sass
7 11 (1.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.94%) Blackberry
2 74 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 38 (4.55%) iPhone
5 34 (4.07%) Replication
6 32 (3.83%) Clustering
6 32 (3.83%) Computer Science
7 31 (3.71%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.99%) Hedge funds
9 24 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
10 22 (2.63%) Fat Client
10 22 (2.63%) Thin Client
11 15 (1.80%) Smartphone
12 14 (1.68%) iPad
12 14 (1.68%) PKI
12 14 (1.68%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.56%) EMC VNX
14 9 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.08%) User Experience
15 8 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 652 (78.08%) Windows
2 357 (42.75%) Windows Server
3 203 (24.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 197 (23.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 191 (22.87%) Windows 7
6 129 (15.45%) Linux
7 62 (7.43%) Windows 8
8 53 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (5.63%) Windows 10
10 35 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (3.47%) Android
12 27 (3.23%) Unix
12 27 (3.23%) Windows XP
13 19 (2.28%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.92%) CentOS
15 12 (1.44%) Apple iOS
16 11 (1.32%) Mac OS
17 9 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.84%) Debian
19 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (26.11%) ITIL
2 65 (7.78%) Change Management
3 63 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (5.15%) Incident Management
6 42 (5.03%) Service Delivery
7 41 (4.91%) Migration
8 40 (4.79%) Mentoring
8 40 (4.79%) Project Management
9 39 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 37 (4.43%) Service Management
11 36 (4.31%) ITIL V3
12 34 (4.07%) Load Balancing
13 32 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (3.47%) Mobile Device Management
15 28 (3.35%) Problem Management
16 27 (3.23%) Document Management
16 27 (3.23%) Information Security
16 27 (3.23%) Time Management
17 25 (2.99%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (16.17%) PowerShell
2 109 (13.05%) SQL
3 27 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 24 (2.87%) Java
5 22 (2.63%) VB
6 21 (2.51%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.51%) VBScript
7 19 (2.28%) C
7 19 (2.28%) PHP
8 17 (2.04%) Python
8 17 (2.04%) Ruby
9 14 (1.68%) Perl
10 12 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.96%) C#
13 3 (0.36%) VBA
14 2 (0.24%) Groovy
15 1 (0.12%) AWK
15 1 (0.12%) sed
15 1 (0.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 150 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (12.10%) MCSE
3 75 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (8.86%) Degree
5 55 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 51 (6.11%) CCNA
7 47 (5.63%) MCSA
8 45 (5.39%) MCP
9 36 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
10 32 (3.83%) CCA
11 31 (3.71%) CCNP
12 29 (3.47%) MCITP
13 27 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.20%) CCNP Voice
14 10 (1.20%) CCVP
14 10 (1.20%) IIBA
14 10 (1.20%) ISEB
15 8 (0.96%) MCTS
15 8 (0.96%) RHCE
16 7 (0.84%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.27%) SLA
2 16 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.72%) QA
5 3 (0.36%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 211 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (10.90%) XenApp
3 85 (10.18%) Hyper-V
4 73 (8.74%) XenDesktop
5 72 (8.62%) vSphere
6 36 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 27 (3.23%) VMware ESX
9 21 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 20 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (2.40%) XenServer
11 17 (2.04%) Terminal Services
12 15 (1.80%) NFS
13 13 (1.56%) Docker
14 11 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (1.08%) vCloud
16 6 (0.72%) Corosync
16 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.72%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 172 (20.60%) SCCM
2 55 (6.59%) SCOM
3 32 (3.83%) Puppet
4 30 (3.59%) WSUS
5 21 (2.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 17 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 16 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (1.56%) SCOrch
10 12 (1.44%) AirWatch
10 12 (1.44%) Nagios
11 11 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 10 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.20%) NetBackup
13 9 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
13 9 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
14 8 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.84%) Ansible
15 7 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 463 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 362 (43.35%) VMware
3 257 (30.78%) Citrix
4 203 (24.31%) Cisco
5 63 (7.54%) HP
6 45 (5.39%) Red Hat
7 38 (4.55%) Symantec
8 31 (3.71%) Bloomberg
8 31 (3.71%) Dell
8 31 (3.71%) EMC
9 28 (3.35%) NetApp
10 25 (2.99%) Veeam
11 24 (2.87%) Oracle
12 23 (2.75%) Apple
13 21 (2.51%) iManage
14 18 (2.16%) Mitel
14 18 (2.16%) Reuters
15 17 (2.04%) AppSense
15 17 (2.04%) CheckPoint
15 17 (2.04%) Intel Security
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 10% non-cont pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £43000 per annum + bonus + 26 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Incisive
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £57,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 27 days ago