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

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
London / City of London
Rank 35 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 294 435 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.89% 6.42% 8.08%
As % of the System Software category 47.34% 55.70% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 268 387 727
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £65,000
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
621 781 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.43% 11.53% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 570 672 1096
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 21 February 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 February 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.

1 495 (83.19%) Windows
2 296 (49.75%) Microsoft
3 278 (46.72%) Windows Server
4 249 (41.85%) VMware
5 217 (36.47%) Citrix
6 181 (30.42%) Finance
7 173 (29.08%) MS Exchange
8 170 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 159 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 156 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 153 (25.71%) ITIL
12 152 (25.55%) DNS
13 139 (23.36%) PowerShell
14 131 (22.02%) SQL Server
15 129 (21.68%) Office 365
16 128 (21.51%) Cisco
17 125 (21.01%) DHCP
18 121 (20.34%) SCCM
19 120 (20.17%) Windows 7
20 117 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
21 113 (18.99%) SQL
22 109 (18.32%) MS Office
22 109 (18.32%) Firewall
23 99 (16.64%) Linux
24 95 (15.97%) MS Excel
25 94 (15.80%) XenApp
26 90 (15.13%) TCP/IP
27 80 (13.45%) IIS
28 78 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
29 75 (12.61%) MCSE

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
1 173 (29.08%) MS Exchange
2 80 (13.45%) IIS
3 66 (11.09%) SharePoint
4 65 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (10.59%) Skype for Business
6 52 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (5.71%) Apache
8 28 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 27 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (4.37%) Tomcat
11 14 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.68%) Alfresco
13 10 (1.68%) JBoss
14 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.67%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.50%) Confluence
16 3 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 109 (18.32%) MS Office
2 95 (15.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
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 6 (1.01%) Sage CRM
3 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 129 (21.68%) Office 365
2 78 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.52%) G Suite
4 15 (2.52%) Mimecast
4 15 (2.52%) SaaS
5 13 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (2.18%) IaaS
6 9 (1.51%) PaaS
7 7 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.67%) GitHub
10 3 (0.50%) Yammer
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 152 (25.55%) DNS
2 125 (21.01%) DHCP
3 109 (18.32%) Firewall
4 90 (15.13%) TCP/IP
5 70 (11.76%) SAN
6 65 (10.92%) VPN
7 60 (10.08%) LAN
8 57 (9.58%) VoIP
9 51 (8.57%) WAN
10 43 (7.23%) Skype
11 25 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (3.36%) NetScaler
13 19 (3.19%) iSCSI
14 14 (2.35%) VLAN
15 13 (2.18%) Internet
15 13 (2.18%) IP Telephony
16 12 (2.02%) LDAP
16 12 (2.02%) NAS
16 12 (2.02%) SSL
16 12 (2.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.18%) MySQL
6 10 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.01%) Big Data
8 5 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.67%) FileMaker
10 3 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.34%) Power BI
11 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (3.03%) JIRA
2 10 (1.68%) MSI
3 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.50%) Subversion
5 2 (0.34%) MorphX
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 181 (30.42%) Finance
2 60 (10.08%) Banking
3 24 (4.03%) Law
4 23 (3.87%) Legal
5 19 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.68%) Back Office
7 9 (1.51%) Advertising
7 9 (1.51%) Marketing
8 8 (1.34%) Turkish Language
9 7 (1.18%) Retail
10 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Publishing
12 4 (0.67%) Electronics
12 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (21.01%) Analyst
2 80 (13.45%) Support Engineer
3 78 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (11.60%) IT Support
5 57 (9.58%) Support Analyst
6 54 (9.08%) Desktop Support
6 54 (9.08%) Windows Engineer
7 47 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 43 (7.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 43 (7.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 43 (7.23%) Service Analyst
9 40 (6.72%) Administrator
9 40 (6.72%) Service Desk Analyst
10 38 (6.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 37 (6.22%) IT Analyst
12 36 (6.05%) IT Engineer
13 33 (5.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 33 (5.55%) Infrastructure Support
14 32 (5.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 28 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.18%) Middleware
2 8 (1.34%) .NET
2 8 (1.34%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.67%) CSS
3 4 (0.67%) HTML
3 4 (0.67%) LAMP
3 4 (0.67%) REST
3 4 (0.67%) Web Services
3 4 (0.67%) XML
4 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.50%) DHTML
4 3 (0.50%) Django
4 3 (0.50%) jQuery
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (0.50%) SOAP
5 2 (0.34%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.72%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.05%) Blackberry
3 28 (4.71%) Clustering
4 24 (4.03%) PKI
5 23 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (3.03%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.86%) Fat Client
8 17 (2.86%) Thin Client
9 15 (2.52%) User Experience
10 13 (2.18%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.18%) iPhone
11 12 (2.02%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.85%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.68%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.68%) HP StoreVirtual
13 10 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 495 (83.19%) Windows
2 278 (46.72%) Windows Server
3 170 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 156 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (20.17%) Windows 7
6 99 (16.64%) Linux
7 55 (9.24%) Windows 10
8 43 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (7.06%) Unix
10 28 (4.71%) Mac OS X
11 27 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (3.70%) Windows 8
13 21 (3.53%) Windows XP
14 16 (2.69%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.85%) Android
16 10 (1.68%) Debian
16 10 (1.68%) NetWare
16 10 (1.68%) SUSE
17 9 (1.51%) Solaris
18 8 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (25.71%) ITIL
2 46 (7.73%) Migration
3 43 (7.23%) Project Management
4 32 (5.38%) DevOps
5 31 (5.21%) Service Management
6 28 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (4.71%) PRINCE2
7 27 (4.54%) Mobile Device Management
7 27 (4.54%) Service Delivery
8 26 (4.37%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 23 (3.87%) Mentoring
10 22 (3.70%) Problem Management
11 21 (3.53%) Information Security
11 21 (3.53%) Line Management
12 20 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (3.36%) Patch Management
13 18 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (3.03%) Change Control
13 18 (3.03%) Release Management
14 17 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.36%) PowerShell
2 113 (18.99%) SQL
3 13 (2.18%) VB
4 10 (1.68%) Perl
4 10 (1.68%) Python
4 10 (1.68%) VBA
4 10 (1.68%) VBScript
5 9 (1.51%) Java
6 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.18%) C
8 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.67%) PHP
10 3 (0.50%) C#
10 3 (0.50%) Ruby
10 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.34%) X++
12 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 117 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (12.61%) MCSE
3 52 (8.74%) Degree
4 34 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (5.38%) MCSA
6 25 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (3.53%) CCNA
8 20 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (3.03%) MCITP
10 14 (2.35%) MCP
11 13 (2.18%) CCNP
12 10 (1.68%) PhD
13 9 (1.51%) EMC Certification
14 7 (1.18%) CCA
14 7 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.01%) CISM
15 6 (1.01%) MCTS
16 5 (0.84%) CISSP
16 5 (0.84%) MCDST
16 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.06%) SLA
2 9 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.67%) ISO27005
6 3 (0.50%) MiFID
6 3 (0.50%) QA
7 2 (0.34%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 159 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (15.80%) XenApp
3 62 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 56 (9.41%) vSphere
5 45 (7.56%) XenDesktop
6 23 (3.87%) XenServer
7 20 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.68%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.01%) NFS
13 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.67%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.17%) pfSense
16 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
16 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 121 (20.34%) SCCM
2 41 (6.89%) SCOM
3 25 (4.20%) WSUS
4 21 (3.53%) Backup Exec
5 18 (3.03%) NetBackup
6 15 (2.52%) AirWatch
7 13 (2.18%) Nagios
8 11 (1.85%) FortiGate
9 10 (1.68%) EMC VPLEX
9 10 (1.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 10 (1.68%) Simpana
9 10 (1.68%) XenMobile
10 9 (1.51%) Puppet
11 6 (1.01%) Nessus
12 5 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.50%) Netcool
14 3 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 296 (49.75%) Microsoft
2 249 (41.85%) VMware
3 217 (36.47%) Citrix
4 128 (21.51%) Cisco
5 57 (9.58%) HP
6 40 (6.72%) NetApp
7 38 (6.39%) EMC
8 35 (5.88%) Oracle
9 30 (5.04%) Apple
10 27 (4.54%) Bloomberg
10 27 (4.54%) Palo Alto
11 26 (4.37%) Google
11 26 (4.37%) Reuters
12 25 (4.20%) Veeam
13 24 (4.03%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.69%) IBM
14 16 (2.69%) Sage
15 15 (2.52%) Dell
16 14 (2.35%) 3PAR
16 14 (2.35%) CheckPoint
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + On Call + Overtime Paid
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum + Overtime + On-call paid
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum up to £35k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £60000 per annum + Overtime + On-call
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 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
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Basic + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Basic + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago