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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 318 476 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.35% 5.58% 6.74%
As % of the System Software category 48.92% 56.94% 61.75%
Number of salaries quoted 285 430 676
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
650 836 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.93% 9.79% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 585 719 1089
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,300 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 606 (82.23%) Windows
2 412 (55.90%) Microsoft
3 329 (44.64%) Windows Server
4 286 (38.81%) VMware
5 254 (34.46%) Citrix
6 210 (28.49%) MS Exchange
7 209 (28.36%) ITIL
8 204 (27.68%) MS Office
9 201 (27.27%) Finance
10 188 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 180 (24.42%) Cisco
12 173 (23.47%) Windows 7
13 165 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 161 (21.85%) DNS
15 160 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 153 (20.76%) MS Excel
17 143 (19.40%) SQL Server
18 142 (19.27%) SCCM
19 128 (17.37%) PowerShell
20 126 (17.10%) Firewall
21 121 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
21 121 (16.42%) Office 365
22 118 (16.01%) DHCP
23 117 (15.88%) SQL
24 115 (15.60%) Linux
25 114 (15.47%) TCP/IP
26 98 (13.30%) LAN
26 98 (13.30%) SAN
26 98 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2010
27 95 (12.89%) Degree

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
1 210 (28.49%) MS Exchange
2 98 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (10.99%) IIS
4 73 (9.91%) SharePoint
5 60 (8.14%) Skype for Business
6 54 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (5.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 28 (3.80%) Apache
9 19 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (2.31%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.76%) JBoss
13 12 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (1.36%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
17 4 (0.54%) CMS
18 3 (0.41%) Confluence
19 2 (0.27%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 204 (27.68%) MS Office
2 153 (20.76%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.68%) MS Project
6 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) Eikon
2 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.41%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.27%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 121 (16.42%) Office 365
2 85 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.53%) SaaS
5 24 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (2.31%) PaaS
7 14 (1.90%) IaaS
8 12 (1.63%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.81%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.68%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.27%) GitHub
12 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 161 (21.85%) DNS
2 126 (17.10%) Firewall
3 118 (16.01%) DHCP
4 114 (15.47%) TCP/IP
5 98 (13.30%) LAN
5 98 (13.30%) SAN
6 86 (11.67%) WAN
7 81 (10.99%) VPN
8 63 (8.55%) VoIP
9 39 (5.29%) VLAN
10 37 (5.02%) Skype
11 32 (4.34%) IP Telephony
12 29 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (3.26%) LDAP
14 23 (3.12%) Wireless
15 21 (2.85%) Internet
16 18 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (2.44%) MPLS
17 16 (2.17%) iSCSI
17 16 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.81%) MySQL
9 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.27%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.27%) MS Access
12 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.41%) MSI
3 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.14%) Ant
4 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.14%) GCC
4 1 (0.14%) NUnit
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.14%) Selenium
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 201 (27.27%) Finance
2 76 (10.31%) Law
3 56 (7.60%) Banking
3 56 (7.60%) Legal
4 28 (3.80%) Retail
5 23 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.90%) Back Office
6 14 (1.90%) Publishing
7 12 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.49%) Games
9 10 (1.36%) Advertising
10 7 (0.95%) Marketing
11 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.68%) Front Office
13 4 (0.54%) French Language
13 4 (0.54%) Turkish Language
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 216 (29.31%) Analyst
2 111 (15.06%) Support Analyst
3 103 (13.98%) Support Engineer
4 96 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 87 (11.80%) IT Support
6 79 (10.72%) Desktop Support
7 69 (9.36%) Service Analyst
8 64 (8.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 56 (7.60%) Administrator
10 54 (7.33%) IT Analyst
11 53 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 50 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
13 48 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
14 47 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
15 46 (6.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 45 (6.11%) IT Support Analyst
17 40 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 36 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
18 36 (4.88%) IT Engineer
19 34 (4.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.66%) Web Services
2 15 (2.04%) .NET
3 13 (1.76%) XMPP
4 12 (1.63%) Middleware
5 10 (1.36%) HTML
5 10 (1.36%) XML
6 6 (0.81%) 802.1X
7 5 (0.68%) SAML
8 4 (0.54%) Django
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.27%) CSS
10 2 (0.27%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.27%) HTML5
10 2 (0.27%) JSON
10 2 (0.27%) REST
10 2 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.14%) Blackberry
2 48 (6.51%) Data Centre
3 39 (5.29%) iPhone
4 38 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.61%) Video Conferencing
6 33 (4.48%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 18 (2.44%) Clustering
7 18 (2.44%) Replication
8 17 (2.31%) Smartphone
9 16 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 15 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.90%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.63%) iPad
13 11 (1.49%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.36%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.36%) Thin Client
15 9 (1.22%) PKI
15 9 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 606 (82.23%) Windows
2 329 (44.64%) Windows Server
3 173 (23.47%) Windows 7
4 165 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 160 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (15.60%) Linux
7 59 (8.01%) Windows 10
8 53 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (7.06%) Windows 8
10 37 (5.02%) Mac OS X
11 32 (4.34%) Unix
12 29 (3.93%) Android
13 25 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (3.39%) Windows XP
14 22 (2.99%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.09%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.54%) CentOS
18 3 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (28.36%) ITIL
2 47 (6.38%) Migration
3 46 (6.24%) Information Security
3 46 (6.24%) Mentoring
4 44 (5.97%) Project Management
5 37 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (5.02%) Service Delivery
6 36 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 36 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 33 (4.48%) Line Management
7 33 (4.48%) Service Management
8 30 (4.07%) ITIL V3
9 29 (3.93%) DevOps
10 28 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (3.80%) Change Management
10 28 (3.80%) Document Management
11 27 (3.66%) Mobile Device Management
12 25 (3.39%) Load Balancing
13 22 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (2.71%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 128 (17.37%) PowerShell
2 117 (15.88%) SQL
3 20 (2.71%) VBScript
4 15 (2.04%) Java
4 15 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 15 (2.04%) VB
5 14 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.90%) C
6 11 (1.49%) C#
7 8 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.09%) Python
7 8 (1.09%) Ruby
8 5 (0.68%) Perl
8 5 (0.68%) VBA
9 4 (0.54%) C++
9 4 (0.54%) F#
9 4 (0.54%) Scala
10 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.27%) PHP
12 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 121 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (12.89%) Degree
3 89 (12.08%) MCSE
4 67 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (6.92%) CCNA
6 41 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 38 (5.16%) MCSA
8 36 (4.88%) MCP
9 23 (3.12%) CCA
9 23 (3.12%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (2.99%) CCNP
10 22 (2.99%) MCITP
11 16 (2.17%) CISSP
12 15 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.63%) EMC Certification
14 11 (1.49%) MCTS
15 10 (1.36%) CCNP Voice
15 10 (1.36%) CCVP
15 10 (1.36%) CISM
15 10 (1.36%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.92%) SLA
2 20 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.09%) ISO27005
6 4 (0.54%) COBIT
6 4 (0.54%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.41%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.41%) QA
8 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 188 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (10.45%) Hyper-V
3 64 (8.68%) XenApp
4 50 (6.78%) vSphere
5 35 (4.75%) XenDesktop
6 22 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (2.85%) VMware ESX
7 21 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.31%) Terminal Services
9 15 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.22%) VMware Server
11 8 (1.09%) vCloud
12 7 (0.95%) NFS
13 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.68%) Docker
14 5 (0.68%) XenServer
15 3 (0.41%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.27%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 142 (19.27%) SCCM
2 44 (5.97%) SCOM
3 38 (5.16%) WSUS
4 22 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 20 (2.71%) AirWatch
6 16 (2.17%) Backup Exec
7 15 (2.04%) Puppet
8 14 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (1.63%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
10 9 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (1.22%) Nessus
10 9 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.09%) Casper Suite
11 8 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.95%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.95%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 412 (55.90%) Microsoft
2 286 (38.81%) VMware
3 254 (34.46%) Citrix
4 180 (24.42%) Cisco
5 54 (7.33%) HP
6 45 (6.11%) Apple
7 38 (5.16%) Bloomberg
8 36 (4.88%) Symantec
9 34 (4.61%) EMC
10 32 (4.34%) Oracle
10 32 (4.34%) Reuters
11 28 (3.80%) CheckPoint
12 26 (3.53%) Dell
12 26 (3.53%) Red Hat
13 24 (3.26%) Intel Security
14 23 (3.12%) IBM
15 21 (2.85%) iManage
15 21 (2.85%) Mitel
16 19 (2.58%) Google
17 18 (2.44%) Fidessa
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £29000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Leigh Day
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago