The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2956 2343 2587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.96% 5.16% 4.61%
As % of the System Software category 62.01% 57.12% 56.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2665 2002 2312
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4767 4102 4539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 9.61% 9.03% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4155 3512 3959
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in London

Active Directory
Salary Trend in London

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in London

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in London

Active Directory
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 717 £45,000 - 97
Bromley +7 44 £24,750 -35.71% 1
Canary Wharf +27 22 £78,000 -
Hammersmith +16 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Croydon -3 15 £25,250 -43.88% 1
Uxbridge -11 14 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Barnet - 14 £33,000 - 1
Twickenham +2 12 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Harrow -5 11 £36,000 -1.36% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -3 10 £35,000 -0.70% 2
Wimbledon -5 8 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Docklands, London -4 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Beckenham -5 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Chiswick -12 6 £33,000 +11.86%
Orpington +6 4 £24,500 -57.39%
Romford +2 4 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Mayfair -4 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Ilford - 4 £24,834 -
Chessington - 4 £21,250 -
Brentford +9 2 £27,000 -44.61% 1
West Drayton -3 2 £62,500 +106.61% 5
Hounslow -20 2 £32,500 -50.00% 1
Edgware - 2 £24,250 -
Enfield +5 1 £60,000 +114.28% 1
Sidcup +2 1 £50,875 +7.10%
Surbiton -10 1 £19,000 -55.29%
Barking - 1 £19,000 -
Greenford - 1 £22,500 -
Wembley - 1 £21,500 -
Southwark - 1 £47,500 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4736 (85.81%) Windows
2 2959 (53.61%) Microsoft
3 2438 (44.17%) VMware
4 2167 (39.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2137 (38.72%) MS Exchange
6 1660 (30.08%) Citrix
7 1565 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1551 (28.10%) MS Excel
9 1517 (27.49%) Finance
10 1467 (26.58%) Windows 7
11 1421 (25.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 1353 (24.52%) MS Office
13 1261 (22.85%) DNS
14 1170 (21.20%) ITIL
15 1132 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1098 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 1051 (19.04%) Cisco
18 1036 (18.77%) SQL
19 1005 (18.21%) TCP/IP
20 1004 (18.19%) SQL Server
21 999 (18.10%) Windows XP
22 963 (17.45%) SAN
23 958 (17.36%) Firewall
24 951 (17.23%) Blackberry
25 915 (16.58%) Linux
26 896 (16.23%) DHCP
27 820 (14.86%) PowerShell
28 748 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
29 722 (13.08%) HP
30 673 (12.19%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2137 (38.72%) MS Exchange
2 1132 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 615 (11.14%) SharePoint
4 614 (11.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 553 (10.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 501 (9.08%) IIS
7 459 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 343 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 330 (5.98%) Lync
10 173 (3.13%) Apache
11 169 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 102 (1.85%) Tomcat
13 71 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 71 (1.29%) IBM Notes
14 59 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
15 54 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
15 54 (0.98%) WorkSite
16 41 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
17 36 (0.65%) Confluence
18 31 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1551 (28.10%) MS Excel
2 1353 (24.52%) MS Office
3 147 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.47%) MS Project
5 25 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.072%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.072%) SPSS
10 3 (0.054%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.036%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 62 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 15 (0.27%) Maximo
4 15 (0.27%) Eikon
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.13%) assyst
6 7 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.11%) Misys Opics
7 6 (0.11%) Endur
8 5 (0.091%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.091%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.072%) Magento
9 4 (0.072%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.072%) RiskWrite
9 4 (0.072%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 3 (0.054%) Findur
10 3 (0.054%) Adaptiv
10 3 (0.054%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 296 (5.36%) Office 365
2 81 (1.47%) SaaS
3 66 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (0.63%) IaaS
7 20 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 17 (0.31%) PaaS
9 4 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.072%) Joyent
10 2 (0.036%) Force.com
10 2 (0.036%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.036%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.036%) GitHub
10 2 (0.036%) Route 53
11 1 (0.018%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.018%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1261 (22.85%) DNS
2 1005 (18.21%) TCP/IP
3 963 (17.45%) SAN
4 958 (17.36%) Firewall
5 896 (16.23%) DHCP
6 590 (10.69%) LAN
7 582 (10.55%) VPN
8 569 (10.31%) WAN
9 281 (5.09%) Internet
10 251 (4.55%) NAS
11 250 (4.53%) VoIP
12 226 (4.09%) Wireless
13 187 (3.39%) LDAP
14 181 (3.28%) SSL
15 160 (2.90%) VLAN
16 129 (2.34%) iSCSI
17 128 (2.32%) HTTP
18 110 (1.99%) SMTP
19 98 (1.78%) NetScaler
20 94 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1004 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 374 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 196 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 108 (1.96%) MySQL
5 97 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 93 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 85 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 60 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 46 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 33 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 33 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
14 26 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (0.45%) Redis
16 22 (0.40%) NoSQL
16 22 (0.40%) MariaDB
17 17 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.31%) DTS
Development Applications
1 74 (1.34%) Subversion
2 64 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 58 (1.05%) JIRA
4 51 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 44 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (0.51%) MSBuild
7 25 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 24 (0.43%) TeamCity
9 20 (0.36%) Maven
10 12 (0.22%) CruiseControl
10 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (0.18%) Moq
12 10 (0.18%) NUnit
13 9 (0.16%) MSI
13 9 (0.16%) Selenium
14 6 (0.11%) InstallShield
14 6 (0.11%) JUnit
15 5 (0.091%) FitNesse
16 4 (0.072%) Hudson
General
1 1517 (27.49%) Finance
2 506 (9.17%) Banking
3 402 (7.28%) Law
4 252 (4.57%) Legal
5 158 (2.86%) Advertising
6 127 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 127 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 117 (2.12%) Retail
8 114 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 98 (1.78%) Marketing
10 84 (1.52%) Back Office
11 50 (0.91%) Front Office
12 45 (0.82%) Publishing
13 29 (0.53%) Games
14 20 (0.36%) French Language
15 15 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.25%) International Banking
17 11 (0.20%) Electronics
18 10 (0.18%) Cantonese Language
18 10 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1393 (25.24%) Analyst
2 771 (13.97%) Support Analyst
3 742 (13.44%) Support Engineer
4 565 (10.24%) Administrator
5 429 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
6 418 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 399 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 389 (7.05%) Desktop Support
9 369 (6.69%) IT Support
10 358 (6.49%) Service Analyst
11 353 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
12 304 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
13 267 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
14 241 (4.37%) Architect
15 225 (4.08%) Consultant
16 179 (3.24%) IT Support Analyst
17 176 (3.19%) Desktop Engineer
18 172 (3.12%) Team Leader
19 171 (3.10%) Desktop Analyst
20 158 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (5.74%) .NET
2 138 (2.50%) Web Services
3 122 (2.21%) HTML
4 107 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 105 (1.90%) XML
6 97 (1.76%) CSS
7 96 (1.74%) Middleware
8 75 (1.36%) Software Packaging
9 69 (1.25%) COM
10 55 (1.00%) LAMP
11 49 (0.89%) jQuery
12 39 (0.71%) Application Packaging
13 38 (0.69%) .NET Framework
14 37 (0.67%) WCF
15 36 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
15 36 (0.65%) MSMQ
16 33 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
16 33 (0.60%) REST
17 32 (0.58%) Ajax
18 25 (0.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 951 (17.23%) Blackberry
2 322 (5.83%) Clustering
3 292 (5.29%) Hedge funds
4 210 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 206 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 137 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 129 (2.34%) Replication
8 128 (2.32%) iPhone
9 96 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
10 86 (1.56%) iPad
11 82 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
12 72 (1.30%) Thin Client
12 72 (1.30%) Fat Client
13 62 (1.12%) PDA
14 47 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 46 (0.83%) Open Source
16 45 (0.82%) Statistics
17 44 (0.80%) Derivative
18 40 (0.72%) PKI
19 37 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4736 (85.81%) Windows
2 2167 (39.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1467 (26.58%) Windows 7
4 1421 (25.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 999 (18.10%) Windows XP
6 915 (16.58%) Linux
7 748 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 419 (7.59%) Windows 8
9 348 (6.31%) UNIX
10 223 (4.04%) Mac OS X
11 192 (3.48%) Windows Vista
12 171 (3.10%) Solaris
13 149 (2.70%) Mac OS
14 120 (2.17%) Apple iOS
15 114 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 106 (1.92%) Android
17 90 (1.63%) CentOS
18 56 (1.01%) Ubuntu
19 50 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
20 48 (0.87%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1170 (21.20%) ITIL
2 327 (5.92%) Migration
3 262 (4.75%) Service Management
4 238 (4.31%) Service Delivery
5 232 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 231 (4.19%) Project Management
7 208 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 203 (3.68%) Change Management
9 151 (2.74%) Problem Management
10 150 (2.72%) Incident Management
11 142 (2.57%) Load Balancing
12 133 (2.41%) Asset Management
13 129 (2.34%) Configuration Management
14 127 (2.30%) CRM
15 114 (2.07%) PRINCE2
16 108 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 101 (1.83%) Time Management
18 97 (1.76%) Business Continuity
19 95 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
20 92 (1.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1036 (18.77%) SQL
2 820 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 183 (3.32%) C#
4 182 (3.30%) Perl
5 171 (3.10%) Java
6 160 (2.90%) VBScript
7 150 (2.72%) VB
8 108 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 82 (1.49%) C
10 79 (1.43%) Python
11 74 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 66 (1.20%) PHP
13 59 (1.07%) Ruby
14 58 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 42 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 33 (0.60%) PL/SQL
17 30 (0.54%) VBA
18 17 (0.31%) C++
19 8 (0.14%) Korn
20 7 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1098 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 673 (12.19%) MCSE
3 589 (10.67%) Degree
4 358 (6.49%) MCITP
5 310 (5.62%) MCSA
6 282 (5.11%) MCP
7 253 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
8 211 (3.82%) CCNA
9 168 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 107 (1.94%) MCTS
11 80 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
12 78 (1.41%) CCNP
13 74 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
14 68 (1.23%) CCA
15 63 (1.14%) MCDST
16 46 (0.83%) A+ Certification
16 46 (0.83%) Security Cleared
17 45 (0.82%) VCP5
18 41 (0.74%) CISSP
19 36 (0.65%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (5.91%) SLA
2 81 (1.47%) QA
3 47 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.091%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.054%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1565 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 626 (11.34%) XenApp
3 519 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 501 (9.08%) vSphere
5 337 (6.11%) VMware ESX
6 280 (5.07%) XenDesktop
7 197 (3.57%) XenServer
8 166 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
9 112 (2.03%) Terminal Services
10 85 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 81 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
12 78 (1.41%) MetaFrame
13 50 (0.91%) vCloud
14 43 (0.78%) VMware Server
15 42 (0.76%) Xen
15 42 (0.76%) UAG
16 38 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 37 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
18 33 (0.60%) NFS
19 31 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 538 (9.75%) SCCM
2 319 (5.78%) SCOM
3 201 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 163 (2.95%) WSUS
5 161 (2.92%) Puppet
6 122 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 105 (1.90%) NetBackup
8 98 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 93 (1.69%) Nagios
10 64 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
11 48 (0.87%) Tivoli
12 45 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
13 41 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 26 (0.47%) WMI
14 26 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
15 23 (0.42%) HP SIM
16 22 (0.40%) OpenView
17 20 (0.36%) Cacti
17 20 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 13 (0.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 2959 (53.61%) Microsoft
2 2438 (44.17%) VMware
3 1660 (30.08%) Citrix
4 1051 (19.04%) Cisco
5 722 (13.08%) HP
6 389 (7.05%) Symantec
7 311 (5.64%) NetApp
8 283 (5.13%) Oracle
9 259 (4.69%) Dell
10 239 (4.33%) EMC
11 230 (4.17%) Apple
12 224 (4.06%) Bloomberg
13 170 (3.08%) Reuters
14 158 (2.86%) Red Hat
15 145 (2.63%) CheckPoint
16 140 (2.54%) McAfee
17 136 (2.46%) IBM
18 122 (2.21%) Juniper
19 107 (1.94%) Lotus
20 97 (1.76%) Remedy
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Metropolitan Police Service
Salary: Circa £36,479k + £3,501 Location Allowance to £41, 516
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Metropolitan Police Service
Salary: c£28,728 + £3,501 Location Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Metropolitan Police Service
Salary: Circa £42,350 + £3,501 Location Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + 30 days, final salary pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £34, 000 to £37,000 pro rota
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits, Bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & Excellent Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago