The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 747 534 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.08% 4.48% 5.27%
As % of the System Software category 59.81% 54.77% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 670 473 607
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1249 975 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.17% 8.18% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 862 1058
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Active Directory
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1233 (84.45%) Windows
2 803 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 636 (43.56%) VMware
4 605 (41.44%) MS Exchange
5 502 (34.38%) Finance
6 486 (33.29%) Citrix
7 478 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 419 (28.70%) ITIL
9 389 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 377 (25.82%) MS Office
11 368 (25.21%) MS Excel
12 351 (24.04%) Windows 7
13 314 (21.51%) Cisco
14 299 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 294 (20.14%) DNS
16 275 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 272 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2010
18 270 (18.49%) SQL Server
19 259 (17.74%) SAN
20 254 (17.40%) TCP/IP
21 234 (16.03%) SQL
22 220 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
23 219 (15.00%) DHCP
24 212 (14.52%) Blackberry
25 207 (14.18%) PowerShell
25 207 (14.18%) SCCM
26 206 (14.11%) Firewall
27 187 (12.81%) LAN
28 186 (12.74%) Linux
29 183 (12.53%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 605 (41.44%) MS Exchange
2 272 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 181 (12.40%) SharePoint
4 125 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 117 (8.01%) IIS
6 115 (7.88%) Lync
7 114 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 74 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 72 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 26 (1.78%) Apache
10 26 (1.78%) IBM Notes
11 22 (1.51%) Lotus Domino
11 22 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.23%) Tomcat
13 18 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
14 16 (1.10%) WorkSite
15 12 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
16 10 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 377 (25.82%) MS Office
2 368 (25.21%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.62%) MS Project
5 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.55%) Maximo
3 7 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.41%) Eikon
5 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
8 1 (0.068%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.068%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.068%) Agresso
8 1 (0.068%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.068%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.71%) Office 365
2 17 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.16%) SaaS
3 13 (0.89%) IaaS
4 11 (0.75%) PaaS
5 9 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 294 (20.14%) DNS
2 259 (17.74%) SAN
3 254 (17.40%) TCP/IP
4 219 (15.00%) DHCP
5 206 (14.11%) Firewall
6 187 (12.81%) LAN
7 176 (12.05%) WAN
8 107 (7.33%) VPN
9 72 (4.93%) VoIP
10 71 (4.86%) NAS
11 59 (4.04%) LDAP
12 50 (3.42%) Internet
13 40 (2.74%) IP Telephony
14 36 (2.47%) Wireless
15 35 (2.40%) NetScaler
16 31 (2.12%) SSL
17 30 (2.05%) MPLS
18 27 (1.85%) Network Security
19 21 (1.44%) Kerberos
20 20 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.44%) MySQL
5 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.21%) Redis
11 3 (0.21%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.30%) Subversion
2 11 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.55%) MSI
4 8 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.21%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.21%) Moq
7 3 (0.21%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.21%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.21%) NUnit
8 2 (0.14%) JIRA
9 1 (0.068%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.068%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.068%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.068%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 502 (34.38%) Finance
2 139 (9.52%) Banking
3 95 (6.51%) Law
4 58 (3.97%) Legal
5 55 (3.77%) Advertising
6 46 (3.15%) Financial Institution
7 42 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.92%) Marketing
10 27 (1.85%) Back Office
11 20 (1.37%) Retail
12 14 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.96%) International Banking
13 12 (0.82%) Electronics
14 9 (0.62%) Cantonese Language
14 9 (0.62%) Front Office
15 8 (0.55%) Publishing
16 6 (0.41%) Japanese Language
17 5 (0.34%) French Language
17 5 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 366 (25.07%) Analyst
2 185 (12.67%) Support Analyst
3 155 (10.62%) Support Engineer
4 128 (8.77%) Administrator
5 108 (7.40%) Service Analyst
6 107 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 102 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
8 99 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
9 94 (6.44%) IT Support
10 90 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 78 (5.34%) Desktop Support
12 72 (4.93%) Architect
13 63 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
14 55 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 53 (3.63%) Applications Support
16 50 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
17 44 (3.01%) Server Engineer
18 40 (2.74%) 1st Line Support
18 40 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
19 39 (2.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.70%) .NET
2 21 (1.44%) ASP.NET
3 18 (1.23%) Web Services
4 17 (1.16%) Application Packaging
4 17 (1.16%) CSS
5 16 (1.10%) HTML
6 13 (0.89%) Middleware
7 12 (0.82%) jQuery
8 11 (0.75%) Ajax
8 11 (0.75%) LAMP
9 10 (0.68%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (0.62%) HTML5
10 9 (0.62%) COM
11 7 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 7 (0.48%) MAPI
12 6 (0.41%) X-Windows
13 5 (0.34%) XMPP
13 5 (0.34%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 212 (14.52%) Blackberry
2 91 (6.23%) Clustering
3 58 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.36%) Hedge funds
5 31 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
6 26 (1.78%) Replication
7 25 (1.71%) iPad
7 25 (1.71%) iPhone
8 15 (1.03%) Statistics
8 15 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (1.03%) CLARiiON
9 14 (0.96%) Kindle
9 14 (0.96%) PKI
10 12 (0.82%) DTV
10 12 (0.82%) Smartphone
11 11 (0.75%) Derivative
11 11 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (0.75%) SecurID
12 9 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1233 (84.45%) Windows
2 478 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 351 (24.04%) Windows 7
4 275 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 220 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 186 (12.74%) Linux
7 181 (12.40%) Windows XP
8 82 (5.62%) Windows 8
9 46 (3.15%) Android
10 43 (2.95%) UNIX
11 36 (2.47%) Mac OS X
12 34 (2.33%) Apple iOS
13 33 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (2.05%) Solaris
15 20 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (1.16%) Windows 2000
17 15 (1.03%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.96%) CentOS
19 13 (0.89%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (28.70%) ITIL
2 86 (5.89%) Project Management
3 83 (5.68%) Migration
4 79 (5.41%) Service Management
5 68 (4.66%) Change Control
6 61 (4.18%) Problem Management
7 60 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 59 (4.04%) Service Delivery
9 49 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 48 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
11 46 (3.15%) Change Management
12 45 (3.08%) Release Management
13 43 (2.95%) Asset Management
14 40 (2.74%) PRINCE2
15 37 (2.53%) Configuration Management
16 36 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (2.05%) Time Management
18 29 (1.99%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (1.92%) Load Balancing
19 28 (1.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (16.03%) SQL
2 207 (14.18%) PowerShell
3 76 (5.21%) VBScript
4 62 (4.25%) VB
5 32 (2.19%) C#
6 25 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 23 (1.58%) Python
7 23 (1.58%) Java
8 22 (1.51%) Perl
9 16 (1.10%) VBA
9 16 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 14 (0.96%) C
11 12 (0.82%) Ruby
12 10 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.48%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.21%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.21%) LotusScript
15 3 (0.21%) VB6
16 2 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 299 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 183 (12.53%) Degree
3 178 (12.19%) MCSE
4 106 (7.26%) MCSA
5 85 (5.82%) MCITP
6 80 (5.48%) MCP
7 75 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (4.25%) CCNA
9 56 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
11 29 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (1.71%) MCTS
13 24 (1.64%) Security Cleared
14 22 (1.51%) CCNP
15 21 (1.44%) CCA
16 17 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 16 (1.10%) A+ Certification
18 14 (0.96%) SC Cleared
19 10 (0.68%) CCEA
20 8 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.12%) SLA
2 41 (2.81%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.68%) QA
5 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.48%) COBIT
7 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 389 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (9.73%) vSphere
3 126 (8.63%) XenApp
4 123 (8.42%) VMware ESX
5 115 (7.88%) Hyper-V
6 80 (5.48%) XenDesktop
7 30 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (1.92%) XenServer
9 22 (1.51%) MetaFrame
10 18 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (1.03%) ISA Server
13 12 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (0.75%) Sendmail
14 11 (0.75%) DFS Replication
14 11 (0.75%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.68%) UAG
16 9 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.55%) vCloud
17 8 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 207 (14.18%) SCCM
2 93 (6.37%) SCOM
3 52 (3.56%) Backup Exec
4 36 (2.47%) WSUS
5 31 (2.12%) NetBackup
6 28 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 20 (1.37%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (0.89%) Puppet
10 10 (0.68%) Windows Intune
11 9 (0.62%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.48%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.48%) XenMobile
13 7 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.41%) WMI
15 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.34%) Nagios
16 4 (0.27%) ARCserve
16 4 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 803 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 636 (43.56%) VMware
3 486 (33.29%) Citrix
4 314 (21.51%) Cisco
5 165 (11.30%) HP
6 88 (6.03%) Symantec
7 78 (5.34%) NetApp
8 65 (4.45%) EMC
9 53 (3.63%) Oracle
10 48 (3.29%) Bloomberg
10 48 (3.29%) Apple
11 37 (2.53%) CheckPoint
12 36 (2.47%) Dell
13 34 (2.33%) Red Hat
14 31 (2.12%) Lotus
15 27 (1.85%) Reuters
16 26 (1.78%) ServiceNow
17 25 (1.71%) IronPort
17 25 (1.71%) Mitel
18 24 (1.64%) IBM
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellant Bens/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
EC2 IT Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits detailed in job spec.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago