The table below looks at the statistics for the Active Directory Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 635 653 711
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 17 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.031% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.032% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 2
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,750 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-32.08% +20.00%
Active Directory Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40478 43348 47115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 36501 38952
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Active Directory Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist across the London region.

Active Directory Specialist Salary Trend in London

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Active Directory Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Active Directory Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +61 6 £55,000 -12.00%
Surbiton - 4 £50,000 -
Active Directory Specialist
England

Active Directory Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title 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 with Active Directory Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (60.00%) Skype for Business
4 17 (56.67%) VMware
5 16 (53.33%) Office 365
6 13 (43.33%) SCOM
6 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (36.67%) SCCM
7 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (26.67%) DNS
11 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (16.67%) High Availability
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (16.67%) CRM
12 5 (16.67%) VBScript
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
14 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
15 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title 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 with Active Directory Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Office 365
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) CRM
1 5 (16.67%) High Availability
2 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) SCOM
2 11 (36.67%) SCCM
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp