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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 808 614 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.77% 5.91% 6.00%
As % of the System Software category 62.78% 64.56% 57.90%
Number of salaries quoted 703 575 564
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
1287 951 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 9.16% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 868 971
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,125 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 1360 (84.31%) Windows
2 1013 (62.80%) Microsoft
3 648 (40.17%) MS Exchange
4 633 (39.24%) VMware
5 518 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 496 (30.75%) MS Excel
7 495 (30.69%) Finance
8 476 (29.51%) Citrix
9 469 (29.08%) ITIL
10 432 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 431 (26.72%) MS Office
12 403 (24.98%) Windows 7
13 374 (23.19%) DNS
14 359 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 343 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 305 (18.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 296 (18.35%) Cisco
17 296 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 290 (17.98%) SQL Server
19 286 (17.73%) SAN
20 279 (17.30%) Blackberry
21 278 (17.23%) SQL
22 272 (16.86%) MCSE
23 256 (15.87%) DHCP
24 243 (15.07%) Firewall
25 221 (13.70%) SharePoint
26 211 (13.08%) TCP/IP
27 206 (12.77%) Windows XP
28 203 (12.59%) SCCM
29 196 (12.15%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 648 (40.17%) MS Exchange
2 343 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 221 (13.70%) SharePoint
4 182 (11.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 158 (9.80%) Lync
6 130 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 115 (7.13%) IIS
8 113 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 77 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.18%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.93%) Apache
13 13 (0.81%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
14 11 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (0.68%) WorkSite
15 9 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
17 7 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
18 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 496 (30.75%) MS Excel
2 431 (26.72%) MS Office
3 16 (0.99%) InfoPath
4 15 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) MS Project
8 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.93%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 11 (0.68%) Eikon
5 10 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.19%) assyst
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.062%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.062%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.062%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.062%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.062%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.062%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 123 (7.63%) Office 365
2 42 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.99%) IaaS
4 10 (0.62%) SaaS
5 7 (0.43%) PaaS
6 6 (0.37%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 374 (23.19%) DNS
2 286 (17.73%) SAN
3 256 (15.87%) DHCP
4 243 (15.07%) Firewall
5 211 (13.08%) TCP/IP
6 181 (11.22%) LAN
7 180 (11.16%) VPN
8 157 (9.73%) WAN
9 96 (5.95%) VoIP
10 70 (4.34%) Network Security
11 62 (3.84%) Internet
12 58 (3.60%) Wireless
13 56 (3.47%) NAS
14 42 (2.60%) VLAN
15 40 (2.48%) IP Telephony
16 39 (2.42%) FTP
17 33 (2.05%) SSL
17 33 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
18 32 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
19 31 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (1.18%) MySQL
8 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.31%) DTS
10 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.19%) IDOL
12 3 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.12%) MS Access
13 2 (0.12%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.062%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (2.42%) JIRA
2 35 (2.17%) Subversion
3 16 (0.99%) Artifactory
3 16 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.56%) Moq
5 9 (0.56%) NUnit
6 6 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.25%) MSI
7 4 (0.25%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.19%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.12%) Serena SBM
10 1 (0.062%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.062%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.062%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.062%) TeamCity
General
1 495 (30.69%) Finance
2 155 (9.61%) Banking
3 83 (5.15%) Law
4 70 (4.34%) Financial Institution
5 69 (4.28%) Legal
6 61 (3.78%) Investment Banking
7 51 (3.16%) Front Office
7 51 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 49 (3.04%) Advertising
9 28 (1.74%) Marketing
10 27 (1.67%) Back Office
11 20 (1.24%) Electronics
11 20 (1.24%) Retail
12 17 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.74%) Publishing
13 12 (0.74%) Games
13 12 (0.74%) iGaming
14 9 (0.56%) Billing
15 4 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 444 (27.53%) Analyst
2 263 (16.31%) Support Analyst
3 200 (12.40%) Support Engineer
4 155 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 151 (9.36%) IT Support
6 135 (8.37%) Desktop Support
7 113 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
8 109 (6.76%) Administrator
9 95 (5.89%) Service Analyst
10 91 (5.64%) Service Desk Analyst
11 82 (5.08%) Consultant
12 79 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
12 79 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
13 66 (4.09%) Desktop Analyst
14 64 (3.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 63 (3.91%) Team Leader
16 58 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
17 55 (3.41%) Technical Support
17 55 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
18 50 (3.10%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.35%) .NET
2 24 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 20 (1.24%) HTML
4 19 (1.18%) Web Services
5 18 (1.12%) CSS
6 15 (0.93%) Application Packaging
7 13 (0.81%) jQuery
8 12 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.74%) LINQ
9 11 (0.68%) HTML5
10 10 (0.62%) WCF
10 10 (0.62%) SOAP
10 10 (0.62%) Ajax
10 10 (0.62%) CSS3
11 9 (0.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (0.56%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (0.56%) WPF
11 9 (0.56%) XML
11 9 (0.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 279 (17.30%) Blackberry
2 92 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.15%) Clustering
5 60 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 53 (3.29%) Replication
7 44 (2.73%) Hedge funds
8 38 (2.36%) Thin Client
8 38 (2.36%) Fat Client
9 33 (2.05%) iPhone
10 23 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 22 (1.36%) PKI
12 20 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
13 19 (1.18%) Mathematics
14 18 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (0.99%) DTV
16 15 (0.93%) CMDB
17 12 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (0.68%) Statistics
18 11 (0.68%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1360 (84.31%) Windows
2 518 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 403 (24.98%) Windows 7
4 305 (18.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 296 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 206 (12.77%) Windows XP
7 165 (10.23%) Linux
8 134 (8.31%) Windows 8
9 65 (4.03%) Windows Vista
10 53 (3.29%) Mac OS X
11 48 (2.98%) Android
12 44 (2.73%) UNIX
13 29 (1.80%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (1.30%) Mac OS
16 17 (1.05%) Windows 2000
16 17 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
17 14 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (0.81%) CentOS
18 13 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (29.08%) ITIL
2 105 (6.51%) Service Management
3 95 (5.89%) Service Delivery
4 93 (5.77%) Project Management
5 90 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 84 (5.21%) Migration
7 81 (5.02%) Business Continuity
8 68 (4.22%) Information Security
9 64 (3.97%) Change Management
10 53 (3.29%) Configuration Management
11 43 (2.67%) Asset Management
12 42 (2.60%) Problem Management
13 37 (2.29%) CRM
14 35 (2.17%) Incident Management
15 34 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
15 34 (2.11%) Mentoring
16 33 (2.05%) Business Continuity Management
16 33 (2.05%) Investment Management
17 32 (1.98%) Change Control
17 32 (1.98%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 278 (17.23%) SQL
2 196 (12.15%) PowerShell
3 48 (2.98%) VB
4 46 (2.85%) VBScript
5 38 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 35 (2.17%) C#
7 31 (1.92%) Perl
8 29 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 25 (1.55%) Python
10 15 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 14 (0.87%) PHP
12 10 (0.62%) Java
13 9 (0.56%) C
14 7 (0.43%) VBA
15 4 (0.25%) C++
16 3 (0.19%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.19%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.062%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 359 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 272 (16.86%) MCSE
3 194 (12.03%) Degree
4 120 (7.44%) MCP
5 115 (7.13%) MCSA
6 102 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (5.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 80 (4.96%) MCITP
8 80 (4.96%) CCNA
9 50 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
10 48 (2.98%) CCA
11 42 (2.60%) CCNP
12 41 (2.54%) Security Cleared
13 29 (1.80%) SC Cleared
14 28 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (1.67%) MCTS
15 27 (1.67%) JNCIA
16 21 (1.30%) VCP4
17 20 (1.24%) CISSP
18 17 (1.05%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (8.12%) SLA
2 15 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (0.74%) QA
4 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) COBIT
7 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 432 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (11.47%) Hyper-V
3 182 (11.28%) XenApp
4 117 (7.25%) vSphere
5 72 (4.46%) XenDesktop
6 66 (4.09%) VMware ESX
7 62 (3.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 41 (2.54%) XenServer
9 40 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (1.98%) Xen
11 31 (1.92%) VMware Server
12 26 (1.61%) Terminal Services
13 19 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 16 (0.99%) vCloud
15 13 (0.81%) NFS
15 13 (0.81%) MetaFrame
16 12 (0.74%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 203 (12.59%) SCCM
2 129 (8.00%) SCOM
3 44 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 28 (1.74%) WSUS
5 24 (1.49%) Nagios
6 22 (1.36%) OpenView
6 22 (1.36%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.24%) SCOrch
8 18 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 16 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.81%) SCVMM
10 13 (0.81%) Casper Suite
11 12 (0.74%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.50%) WMI
14 6 (0.37%) Windows Intune
14 6 (0.37%) SCSM
15 5 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1013 (62.80%) Microsoft
2 633 (39.24%) VMware
3 476 (29.51%) Citrix
4 296 (18.35%) Cisco
5 151 (9.36%) HP
6 114 (7.07%) NetApp
7 87 (5.39%) Symantec
8 78 (4.84%) EMC
9 76 (4.71%) Reuters
10 66 (4.09%) Bloomberg
11 62 (3.84%) Avaya
12 61 (3.78%) Dell
13 55 (3.41%) Apple
14 51 (3.16%) Juniper
15 48 (2.98%) Red Hat
16 44 (2.73%) Oracle
17 42 (2.60%) ServiceNow
18 41 (2.54%) CheckPoint
19 40 (2.48%) Remedy
20 29 (1.80%) AppSense
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £29 - £40 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Boston Hale
Salary: £38000.00 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension, bonus, 27 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% on call allowance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + £6,500 Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £53000 - £57000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago