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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 459 704 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.74% 6.00% 4.43%
As % of the System Software category 53.81% 58.09% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 627 461
Average salary £39,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
853 1212 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.82% 10.33% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 736 1040 822
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 811 (80.22%) Windows
2 554 (54.80%) Microsoft
3 444 (43.92%) VMware
4 367 (36.30%) MS Exchange
5 341 (33.73%) Finance
6 285 (28.19%) ITIL
7 284 (28.09%) MS Excel
8 274 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 272 (26.90%) Citrix
10 265 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 255 (25.22%) MS Office
12 251 (24.83%) Windows 7
13 216 (21.36%) DNS
14 211 (20.87%) Cisco
15 207 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 191 (18.89%) SQL
17 179 (17.71%) DHCP
18 167 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
19 159 (15.73%) SQL Server
19 159 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
20 157 (15.53%) TCP/IP
21 150 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
22 147 (14.54%) Firewall
22 147 (14.54%) SCCM
23 145 (14.34%) Blackberry
24 143 (14.14%) SAN
25 138 (13.65%) Linux
26 133 (13.16%) LAN
26 133 (13.16%) Degree
27 120 (11.87%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 367 (36.30%) MS Exchange
2 167 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (10.09%) Lync
4 78 (7.72%) SharePoint
5 77 (7.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 77 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (6.23%) IIS
7 47 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (2.18%) Apache
9 12 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.59%) JBoss
11 4 (0.40%) CMS
11 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 284 (28.09%) MS Excel
2 255 (25.22%) MS Office
3 6 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.30%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Revit
6 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.20%) MS Project
7 1 (0.099%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.30%) Eikon
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.099%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.099%) RMDS
5 1 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 118 (11.67%) Office 365
2 34 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.29%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.59%) SaaS
6 5 (0.49%) IaaS
6 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.40%) Symantec.cloud
7 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.40%) PaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.099%) CodePlex
9 1 (0.099%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.099%) Yammer
9 1 (0.099%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 216 (21.36%) DNS
2 179 (17.71%) DHCP
3 157 (15.53%) TCP/IP
4 147 (14.54%) Firewall
5 143 (14.14%) SAN
6 133 (13.16%) LAN
7 108 (10.68%) WAN
8 93 (9.20%) VPN
9 44 (4.35%) Internet
10 42 (4.15%) VLAN
10 42 (4.15%) NAS
11 41 (4.06%) VoIP
12 39 (3.86%) Network Security
13 38 (3.76%) Wireless
14 23 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (2.18%) LDAP
16 21 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (1.68%) NetScaler
19 14 (1.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (1.58%) MySQL
4 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.30%) QlikView
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.099%) MS Access
11 1 (0.099%) DTS
11 1 (0.099%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.099%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.099%) UniData
11 1 (0.099%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.89%) InstallShield
2 9 (0.89%) Subversion
3 8 (0.79%) JIRA
3 8 (0.79%) MSI
4 7 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.49%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.30%) MSTest
6 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.20%) Moq
7 2 (0.20%) Hudson
7 2 (0.20%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.20%) NUnit
8 1 (0.099%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 341 (33.73%) Finance
2 83 (8.21%) Banking
3 59 (5.84%) Legal
4 58 (5.74%) Law
5 38 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 35 (3.46%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.57%) Investment Banking
8 23 (2.27%) Advertising
9 21 (2.08%) Front Office
10 18 (1.78%) Back Office
11 15 (1.48%) Marketing
12 12 (1.19%) Retail
13 9 (0.89%) Publishing
14 8 (0.79%) Electronics
15 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
16 3 (0.30%) Games
17 2 (0.20%) French Language
17 2 (0.20%) Local Government
17 2 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (30.76%) Analyst
2 195 (19.29%) Support Analyst
3 105 (10.39%) Administrator
4 100 (9.89%) Desktop Support
5 93 (9.20%) Support Engineer
6 84 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 79 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
8 69 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 67 (6.63%) IT Support
10 63 (6.23%) Desktop Analyst
11 61 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
12 56 (5.54%) Service Analyst
13 55 (5.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 41 (4.06%) Technical Support
15 38 (3.76%) Team Leader
16 37 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 33 (3.26%) Architect
18 32 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
19 31 (3.07%) IT Support Analyst
20 30 (2.97%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.66%) .NET
2 16 (1.58%) Web Services
2 16 (1.58%) Application Packaging
3 14 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.89%) ActiveX
5 8 (0.79%) Middleware
6 7 (0.69%) XML
7 6 (0.59%) HTML
7 6 (0.59%) CSS
8 5 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (0.49%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.40%) WSH
9 4 (0.40%) COM
10 3 (0.30%) WCF
10 3 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (0.20%) Ajax
11 2 (0.20%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 2 (0.20%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 145 (14.34%) Blackberry
2 80 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 75 (7.42%) Data Centre
4 51 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.97%) Clustering
7 29 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
8 25 (2.47%) Fat Client
8 25 (2.47%) Thin Client
9 23 (2.27%) Replication
9 23 (2.27%) iPhone
10 17 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.38%) Statistics
11 14 (1.38%) Handset
11 14 (1.38%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.29%) EqualLogic
13 10 (0.99%) EMC VNX
14 8 (0.79%) PKI
14 8 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 811 (80.22%) Windows
2 274 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (24.83%) Windows 7
4 207 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 159 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 138 (13.65%) Linux
7 73 (7.22%) Windows XP
8 65 (6.43%) Windows 8
9 37 (3.66%) Android
10 29 (2.87%) UNIX
11 22 (2.18%) Mac OS X
11 22 (2.18%) Apple iOS
12 19 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
13 17 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.38%) Debian
15 13 (1.29%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.99%) CentOS
17 7 (0.69%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.69%) Solaris
17 7 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (28.19%) ITIL
2 79 (7.81%) Service Management
3 59 (5.84%) Information Security
4 53 (5.24%) Service Delivery
5 50 (4.95%) Problem Management
6 47 (4.65%) Project Management
7 40 (3.96%) Mentoring
8 39 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 35 (3.46%) CRM
9 35 (3.46%) Business Continuity
10 32 (3.17%) Time Management
11 30 (2.97%) Data Protection
11 30 (2.97%) Patch Management
11 30 (2.97%) Migration
11 30 (2.97%) Asset Management
12 29 (2.87%) Investment Management
13 28 (2.77%) Incident Management
14 26 (2.57%) PRINCE2
15 25 (2.47%) Change Control
16 23 (2.27%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 191 (18.89%) SQL
2 120 (11.87%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.97%) VB
4 28 (2.77%) Bash Shell
5 24 (2.37%) VBScript
5 24 (2.37%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.88%) Perl
6 19 (1.88%) C#
7 16 (1.58%) VBA
8 14 (1.38%) Python
9 10 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.79%) Java
11 7 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.59%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.49%) C
14 4 (0.40%) PHP
15 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.20%) F#
16 1 (0.099%) Ruby
16 1 (0.099%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (13.16%) Degree
3 114 (11.28%) MCSE
4 65 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (5.74%) MCP
6 56 (5.54%) CCNA
6 56 (5.54%) MCSA
7 39 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (3.66%) MCITP
9 27 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (2.57%) CISSP
10 26 (2.57%) Security Cleared
11 18 (1.78%) MCTS
12 16 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.38%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.29%) CCA
15 8 (0.79%) CCNP
15 8 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.69%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.51%) SLA
2 25 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.19%) COBIT
4 9 (0.89%) QA
5 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.099%) Solvency II
System Software
1 265 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (10.68%) Hyper-V
3 103 (10.19%) XenApp
4 58 (5.74%) vSphere
5 56 (5.54%) VMware ESX
6 44 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 36 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (2.37%) VMware Server
10 19 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
11 18 (1.78%) XenServer
12 13 (1.29%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.79%) vCloud
14 7 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (0.69%) Xen
14 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.59%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.49%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 147 (14.54%) SCCM
2 44 (4.35%) SCOM
3 37 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 18 (1.78%) WSUS
6 14 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (1.38%) NetBackup
6 14 (1.38%) AirWatch
7 10 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.99%) Nagios
8 7 (0.69%) OpenView
9 6 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.49%) Puppet
10 5 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.49%) SCSM
11 4 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.40%) Casper Suite
12 3 (0.30%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 554 (54.80%) Microsoft
2 444 (43.92%) VMware
3 272 (26.90%) Citrix
4 211 (20.87%) Cisco
5 96 (9.50%) HP
6 62 (6.13%) NetApp
7 52 (5.14%) Symantec
8 44 (4.35%) Bloomberg
9 42 (4.15%) EMC
10 41 (4.06%) Red Hat
11 33 (3.26%) Dell
12 31 (3.07%) Avaya
12 31 (3.07%) Reuters
12 31 (3.07%) ServiceNow
13 29 (2.87%) Oracle
14 27 (2.67%) Apple
15 26 (2.57%) Juniper
15 26 (2.57%) McAfee
16 24 (2.37%) Mitel
17 16 (1.58%) AppSense
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £4500000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/pension/training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago