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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 771 643 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.49% 6.20% 6.44%
As % of the System Software category 64.25% 65.15% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 686 597 616
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £59,000
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
1200 987 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.66% 9.52% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 904 1036
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £70,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 1296 (85.49%) Windows
2 959 (63.26%) Microsoft
3 607 (40.04%) MS Exchange
4 591 (38.98%) VMware
5 516 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 459 (30.28%) Finance
7 454 (29.95%) Citrix
8 451 (29.75%) MS Excel
9 440 (29.02%) ITIL
10 411 (27.11%) MS Office
11 405 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 383 (25.26%) Windows 7
13 382 (25.20%) DNS
14 340 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 321 (21.17%) Exchange Server 2010
16 302 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 287 (18.93%) Cisco
18 278 (18.34%) SAN
19 276 (18.21%) SQL Server
19 276 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
20 272 (17.94%) DHCP
21 253 (16.69%) Blackberry
22 243 (16.03%) MCSE
23 240 (15.83%) SQL
24 237 (15.63%) Firewall
25 227 (14.97%) TCP/IP
26 204 (13.46%) SharePoint
27 200 (13.19%) Windows XP
28 195 (12.86%) LAN
29 193 (12.73%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 607 (40.04%) MS Exchange
2 321 (21.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 204 (13.46%) SharePoint
4 163 (10.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 152 (10.03%) Lync
6 123 (8.11%) IIS
7 117 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 100 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 70 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (1.52%) Apache
12 22 (1.45%) IBM Notes
13 16 (1.06%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
15 13 (0.86%) WorkSite
16 12 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
17 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
19 7 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
20 4 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 451 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 411 (27.11%) MS Office
3 20 (1.32%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 16 (1.06%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 14 (0.92%) Dynamics GP
3 12 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.66%) Eikon
5 6 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.13%) assyst
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.066%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.066%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.066%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.066%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.066%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.066%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 109 (7.19%) Office 365
2 41 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.06%) IaaS
4 9 (0.59%) SaaS
5 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.33%) PaaS
7 5 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 382 (25.20%) DNS
2 278 (18.34%) SAN
3 272 (17.94%) DHCP
4 237 (15.63%) Firewall
5 227 (14.97%) TCP/IP
6 195 (12.86%) LAN
7 174 (11.48%) VPN
8 170 (11.21%) WAN
9 92 (6.07%) VoIP
10 62 (4.09%) Internet
11 58 (3.83%) Wireless
12 57 (3.76%) Network Security
13 54 (3.56%) NAS
14 44 (2.90%) VLAN
15 39 (2.57%) SSL
15 39 (2.57%) IP Telephony
15 39 (2.57%) NetScaler
16 35 (2.31%) iSCSI
17 33 (2.18%) FTP
18 31 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (18.21%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (1.12%) MySQL
8 13 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.20%) IDOL
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.20%) DTS
13 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.13%) MS Access
13 2 (0.13%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.066%) Big Data
14 1 (0.066%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 36 (2.37%) JIRA
2 34 (2.24%) Subversion
3 20 (1.32%) Artifactory
3 20 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.59%) Moq
5 9 (0.59%) NUnit
6 6 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.40%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.33%) MSI
8 4 (0.26%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.13%) Serena SBM
10 1 (0.066%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.066%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.066%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.066%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.066%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.066%) Visual Studio
General
1 459 (30.28%) Finance
2 149 (9.83%) Banking
3 73 (4.82%) Law
4 59 (3.89%) Legal
5 52 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 51 (3.36%) Financial Institution
7 47 (3.10%) Investment Banking
8 41 (2.70%) Advertising
9 34 (2.24%) Front Office
10 28 (1.85%) Back Office
11 20 (1.32%) Electronics
11 20 (1.32%) Marketing
12 16 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.06%) Retail
13 14 (0.92%) Publishing
14 12 (0.79%) Games
14 12 (0.79%) iGaming
15 8 (0.53%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 406 (26.78%) Analyst
2 229 (15.11%) Support Analyst
3 204 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 160 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 149 (9.83%) IT Support
6 123 (8.11%) Desktop Support
7 109 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 99 (6.53%) Administrator
9 91 (6.00%) Service Analyst
10 88 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
11 72 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
11 72 (4.75%) Consultant
12 71 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
13 66 (4.35%) Technical Support
14 61 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
15 52 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
16 51 (3.36%) Team Leader
17 50 (3.30%) Desktop Analyst
17 50 (3.30%) Server Engineer
18 48 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.77%) .NET
2 20 (1.32%) CSS
2 20 (1.32%) Web Services
2 20 (1.32%) HTML
2 20 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 17 (1.12%) Application Packaging
4 12 (0.79%) LINQ
4 12 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 12 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (0.73%) HTML5
5 11 (0.73%) jQuery
6 10 (0.66%) WCF
6 10 (0.66%) Ajax
6 10 (0.66%) CSS3
7 9 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (0.59%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (0.59%) WPF
8 8 (0.53%) SOAP
8 8 (0.53%) XML
9 6 (0.40%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 253 (16.69%) Blackberry
2 95 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (4.42%) Clustering
3 67 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.43%) Replication
5 44 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.77%) Hedge funds
7 31 (2.04%) iPhone
8 29 (1.91%) Thin Client
8 29 (1.91%) Fat Client
9 24 (1.58%) Smartphone
10 20 (1.32%) PKI
11 17 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
12 16 (1.06%) DTV
12 16 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.86%) CMDB
15 12 (0.79%) GIS
16 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1296 (85.49%) Windows
2 516 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 383 (25.26%) Windows 7
4 302 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 276 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 200 (13.19%) Windows XP
7 148 (9.76%) Linux
8 133 (8.77%) Windows 8
9 57 (3.76%) Mac OS X
10 54 (3.56%) Windows Vista
11 46 (3.03%) Android
12 42 (2.77%) UNIX
13 31 (2.04%) Apple iOS
14 27 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (1.58%) Mac OS
16 17 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
17 16 (1.06%) AIX
17 16 (1.06%) Solaris
18 14 (0.92%) Windows 2000
19 13 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (29.02%) ITIL
2 83 (5.47%) Service Management
3 81 (5.34%) Migration
4 75 (4.95%) Project Management
5 69 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 60 (3.96%) Change Management
7 59 (3.89%) Information Security
8 58 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 56 (3.69%) Configuration Management
10 52 (3.43%) Business Continuity
11 36 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 35 (2.31%) Asset Management
13 33 (2.18%) Mentoring
14 32 (2.11%) Problem Management
15 31 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (2.04%) CRM
15 31 (2.04%) Incident Management
16 30 (1.98%) Release Management
17 29 (1.91%) Change Control
17 29 (1.91%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 240 (15.83%) SQL
2 187 (12.34%) PowerShell
3 51 (3.36%) VBScript
4 45 (2.97%) VB
5 33 (2.18%) C#
6 32 (2.11%) Perl
7 30 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 25 (1.65%) Python
9 23 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.86%) Java
11 12 (0.79%) PHP
12 11 (0.73%) C
13 8 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.46%) VBA
15 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.066%) Ruby
17 1 (0.066%) C++
Qualifications
1 340 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 243 (16.03%) MCSE
3 186 (12.27%) Degree
4 116 (7.65%) MCSA
5 102 (6.73%) MCP
6 98 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (5.67%) MCITP
8 84 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 72 (4.75%) CCNA
10 50 (3.30%) CCNP
11 46 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
11 46 (3.03%) Security Cleared
12 44 (2.90%) CCA
13 32 (2.11%) SC Cleared
14 26 (1.72%) MCTS
14 26 (1.72%) JNCIA
15 25 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 15 (0.99%) MCDST
17 15 (0.99%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.32%) SLA
2 14 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.73%) QA
4 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.40%) COBIT
6 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 405 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (10.95%) XenApp
3 162 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 118 (7.78%) vSphere
5 75 (4.95%) XenDesktop
6 74 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 54 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 43 (2.84%) XenServer
9 40 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (1.85%) VMware Server
11 20 (1.32%) Terminal Services
12 19 (1.25%) Xen
13 15 (0.99%) MetaFrame
14 14 (0.92%) NFS
15 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (0.79%) vCloud
15 12 (0.79%) UAG
16 11 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 10 (0.66%) ISA Server
18 6 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 193 (12.73%) SCCM
2 124 (8.18%) SCOM
3 47 (3.10%) Backup Exec
4 27 (1.78%) WSUS
5 22 (1.45%) SCOrch
6 21 (1.39%) Nagios
7 20 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 14 (0.92%) OpenView
11 12 (0.79%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.79%) SCVMM
12 11 (0.73%) Casper Suite
13 10 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.40%) WMI
14 6 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (0.40%) SCSM
15 5 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
16 4 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 959 (63.26%) Microsoft
2 591 (38.98%) VMware
3 454 (29.95%) Citrix
4 287 (18.93%) Cisco
5 143 (9.43%) HP
6 101 (6.66%) NetApp
7 85 (5.61%) Symantec
8 74 (4.88%) EMC
9 66 (4.35%) Reuters
10 63 (4.16%) Dell
11 61 (4.02%) Bloomberg
12 55 (3.63%) Juniper
12 55 (3.63%) Avaya
13 51 (3.36%) Red Hat
14 50 (3.30%) Apple
15 37 (2.44%) CheckPoint
16 36 (2.37%) Oracle
16 36 (2.37%) Mitel
17 29 (1.91%) Remedy
18 28 (1.85%) F5
City, London
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago