The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3108 2930 2370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.99% 5.99% 5.19%
As % of the System Software category 58.22% 61.26% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2726 2639 2040
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,708
% change year-on-year
- -0.63%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5338 4783 4172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.00% 9.77% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 4183 3559
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +13 730 £47,000 +4.44% 73
Uxbridge +16 35 £24,000 -37.25% 2
Croydon +26 34 £25,500 -0.48% 4
Bromley 0 17 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Docklands, London +4 16 £34,000 -20.00%
Sidcup +10 13 £45,250 -11.05% 1
Chessington +1 12 £24,000 +12.94% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +7 11 £35,000 -
Dagenham +5 11 £29,750 -15.00%
Wimbledon -4 11 £44,000 +60.00%
Canary Wharf -9 11 £62,500 -19.87%
Wembley +5 7 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Feltham - 7 £30,000 -
Brentford -5 5 £35,000 +29.62%
Chiswick +3 4 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Southwark -4 4 £40,500 -14.73% 1
Orpington +2 3 £45,000 +83.67%
Enfield 0 3 £21,000 -65.00% 1
Mayfair -2 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Southall - 3 £25,000 -
Greenford +3 2 £30,250 +34.44%
Edgware 0 2 £27,250 +29.76%
Beckenham -4 2 £22,000 -12.00%
Barnet -8 2 £45,000 +36.36%
Twickenham -12 2 £33,750 -20.58%
Hammersmith -22 2 £24,500 -34.66% 1
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £28,500 -
Coulsdon - 2 £23,500 -
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
Hounslow +15 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Ilford -1 1 £26,500 +6.70%
West Drayton -6 1 £24,000 -61.60%
Woodford Green - 1 £28,094 - 1
Teddington - 1 £42,500 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5306 (87.04%) Windows
2 3432 (56.30%) Microsoft
3 2549 (41.81%) VMware
4 2360 (38.71%) MS Exchange
5 2001 (32.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1786 (29.30%) MS Excel
7 1764 (28.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1723 (28.26%) MS Office
9 1705 (27.97%) Windows 7
10 1600 (26.25%) Citrix
11 1523 (24.98%) ITIL
12 1452 (23.82%) Finance
13 1414 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 1297 (21.28%) DNS
15 1221 (20.03%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1181 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 1129 (18.52%) Cisco
18 1112 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 1077 (17.67%) Firewall
20 1035 (16.98%) SAN
21 1013 (16.62%) SQL Server
22 968 (15.88%) SQL
23 949 (15.57%) Blackberry
24 865 (14.19%) DHCP
25 864 (14.17%) TCP/IP
26 858 (14.07%) Windows XP
27 796 (13.06%) Hyper-V
28 785 (12.88%) MCSE
29 732 (12.01%) SCCM
30 730 (11.98%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2360 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 1221 (20.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 637 (10.45%) SharePoint
4 616 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 597 (9.79%) Lync
6 566 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 550 (9.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 478 (7.84%) IIS
9 333 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 114 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 88 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 85 (1.39%) Apache
13 64 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
14 56 (0.92%) Tomcat
15 52 (0.85%) IBM Notes
16 51 (0.84%) WorkSite
17 36 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
18 34 (0.56%) nginx
19 29 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
20 28 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1786 (29.30%) MS Excel
2 1723 (28.26%) MS Office
3 150 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 19 (0.31%) MS Project
8 6 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.098%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.066%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.033%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.016%) Revit
12 1 (0.016%) InDesign
12 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 62 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
3 44 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.16%) Eikon
6 9 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 9 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
6 9 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
7 6 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.082%) AWD
8 5 (0.082%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.066%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.049%) assyst
10 3 (0.049%) Front Arena
11 2 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.033%) RMDS
11 2 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.033%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.033%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 603 (9.89%) Office 365
2 299 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 208 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 88 (1.44%) Mimecast
6 86 (1.41%) IaaS
7 79 (1.30%) SaaS
8 61 (1.00%) Google Apps
9 51 (0.84%) PaaS
10 24 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (0.30%) Yammer
13 16 (0.26%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.23%) Terremark
15 13 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.18%) CloudFront
17 10 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 9 (0.15%) GitHub
19 8 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 8 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1297 (21.28%) DNS
2 1077 (17.67%) Firewall
3 1035 (16.98%) SAN
4 865 (14.19%) DHCP
5 864 (14.17%) TCP/IP
6 718 (11.78%) LAN
7 673 (11.04%) VPN
8 627 (10.29%) WAN
9 312 (5.12%) Internet
10 304 (4.99%) VoIP
11 258 (4.23%) NAS
12 218 (3.58%) VLAN
13 202 (3.31%) Wireless
14 195 (3.20%) Network Security
15 166 (2.72%) iSCSI
16 122 (2.00%) LDAP
17 115 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
18 95 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
19 94 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
19 94 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1013 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 243 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 154 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 142 (2.33%) MySQL
5 97 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 75 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 67 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 59 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 48 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 27 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (0.33%) Relational Database
16 18 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
17 16 (0.26%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.23%) MongoDB
19 13 (0.21%) Big Data
19 13 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (1.15%) JIRA
2 58 (0.95%) Subversion
3 56 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 48 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 34 (0.56%) Artifactory
6 31 (0.51%) InstallShield
7 30 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 29 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 24 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.33%) MSI
11 12 (0.20%) NUnit
11 12 (0.20%) MSBuild
12 9 (0.15%) Moq
13 5 (0.082%) Hudson
13 5 (0.082%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.082%) AdminStudio
14 4 (0.066%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.066%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.049%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.049%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1452 (23.82%) Finance
2 565 (9.27%) Law
3 482 (7.91%) Banking
4 378 (6.20%) Legal
5 194 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 176 (2.89%) Financial Institution
7 146 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 145 (2.38%) Advertising
9 113 (1.85%) Back Office
10 111 (1.82%) Retail
11 85 (1.39%) Front Office
12 73 (1.20%) Marketing
13 59 (0.97%) Games
14 40 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 35 (0.57%) Publishing
16 22 (0.36%) French Language
17 20 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
18 17 (0.28%) Electronics
19 14 (0.23%) Billing
19 14 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1649 (27.05%) Analyst
2 969 (15.90%) Support Analyst
3 921 (15.11%) Support Engineer
4 614 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 510 (8.37%) IT Support
6 492 (8.07%) Desktop Support
7 482 (7.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 436 (7.15%) Administrator
9 432 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
10 430 (7.05%) Service Analyst
11 353 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
12 293 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 288 (4.72%) Architect
14 274 (4.49%) Consultant
15 264 (4.33%) IT Support Analyst
16 255 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
17 229 (3.76%) Desktop Analyst
18 211 (3.46%) Technical Support
19 202 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
20 195 (3.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (3.81%) .NET
2 101 (1.66%) Web Services
3 68 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 67 (1.10%) HTML
5 62 (1.02%) Application Packaging
6 48 (0.79%) CSS
6 48 (0.79%) Software Packaging
7 44 (0.72%) XML
8 33 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 32 (0.52%) Middleware
10 31 (0.51%) SOAP
11 29 (0.48%) jQuery
11 29 (0.48%) Ajax
11 29 (0.48%) LAMP
12 25 (0.41%) COM
12 25 (0.41%) WSH
13 24 (0.39%) WCF
14 23 (0.38%) LINQ
15 22 (0.36%) WPF
16 20 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 949 (15.57%) Blackberry
2 300 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 261 (4.28%) Computer Science
4 244 (4.00%) Clustering
5 221 (3.63%) Hedge funds
6 219 (3.59%) Management Information System
7 202 (3.31%) Replication
8 171 (2.81%) iPhone
9 118 (1.94%) Thin Client
9 118 (1.94%) Fat Client
10 115 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
11 84 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 79 (1.30%) iPad
13 77 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 69 (1.13%) PDA
15 59 (0.97%) CMDB
16 58 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
17 49 (0.80%) Private Cloud
18 48 (0.79%) PKI
18 48 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5306 (87.04%) Windows
2 2001 (32.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1705 (27.97%) Windows 7
4 1414 (23.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1181 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 858 (14.07%) Windows XP
7 712 (11.68%) Windows 8
8 697 (11.43%) Linux
9 264 (4.33%) Mac OS X
10 251 (4.12%) Android
11 196 (3.22%) Windows Vista
12 191 (3.13%) UNIX
13 156 (2.56%) Apple iOS
14 100 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 86 (1.41%) Mac OS
16 77 (1.26%) Solaris
17 61 (1.00%) CentOS
17 61 (1.00%) Windows 2000
18 35 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
19 34 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1523 (24.98%) ITIL
2 359 (5.89%) Service Delivery
3 356 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 335 (5.50%) Migration
5 321 (5.27%) Service Management
6 259 (4.25%) Project Management
7 217 (3.56%) Business Continuity
8 179 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 162 (2.66%) Information Security
9 162 (2.66%) CRM
10 158 (2.59%) Configuration Management
11 153 (2.51%) Incident Management
12 150 (2.46%) Change Management
13 144 (2.36%) Mentoring
14 129 (2.12%) Asset Management
15 127 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
16 125 (2.05%) Change Control
16 125 (2.05%) Time Management
17 122 (2.00%) E-Commerce
18 108 (1.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 968 (15.88%) SQL
2 730 (11.98%) PowerShell
3 136 (2.23%) Perl
4 116 (1.90%) VBScript
5 112 (1.84%) Bash Shell
6 110 (1.80%) VB
6 110 (1.80%) C#
7 96 (1.57%) C
8 93 (1.53%) Python
9 77 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 76 (1.25%) Java
11 60 (0.98%) Ruby
12 38 (0.62%) VBA
13 35 (0.57%) PHP
14 34 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 33 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.20%) C++
17 9 (0.15%) XAML
18 8 (0.13%) AWK
18 8 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1112 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 785 (12.88%) MCSE
3 711 (11.66%) Degree
4 404 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 369 (6.05%) MCP
6 340 (5.58%) CCNA
7 331 (5.43%) MCSA
8 314 (5.15%) MCITP
9 228 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 156 (2.56%) Security Cleared
11 128 (2.10%) MCTS
12 116 (1.90%) CCNP
13 105 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
14 97 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
15 91 (1.49%) SC Cleared
16 86 (1.41%) CCA
17 63 (1.03%) CISSP
18 58 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 52 (0.85%) A+ Certification
20 44 (0.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 545 (8.94%) SLA
2 83 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.75%) QA
5 24 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.39%) FISMA
6 22 (0.36%) COBIT
7 10 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.049%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.016%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1764 (28.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 796 (13.06%) Hyper-V
3 605 (9.92%) XenApp
4 496 (8.14%) vSphere
5 281 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
6 253 (4.15%) VMware ESX
7 207 (3.40%) XenDesktop
8 168 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 150 (2.46%) XenServer
10 129 (2.12%) Terminal Services
11 96 (1.57%) VMware Server
12 80 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
13 74 (1.21%) Xen
14 60 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 51 (0.84%) Terminal Server
16 47 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 42 (0.69%) ISA Server
18 38 (0.62%) vCloud
19 29 (0.48%) DFS Replication
20 25 (0.41%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 732 (12.01%) SCCM
2 401 (6.58%) SCOM
3 166 (2.72%) Backup Exec
4 143 (2.35%) WSUS
5 105 (1.72%) Nagios
6 96 (1.57%) Puppet
7 71 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 69 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
9 60 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 52 (0.85%) NetBackup
11 48 (0.79%) AirWatch
12 44 (0.72%) Tivoli
13 39 (0.64%) OpenView
14 33 (0.54%) Graphite
14 33 (0.54%) SCVMM
15 32 (0.52%) ZABBIX
16 31 (0.51%) SCOrch
17 30 (0.49%) FortiGate
18 29 (0.48%) logstash
19 27 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3432 (56.30%) Microsoft
2 2549 (41.81%) VMware
3 1600 (26.25%) Citrix
4 1129 (18.52%) Cisco
5 661 (10.84%) HP
6 357 (5.86%) Symantec
7 319 (5.23%) NetApp
8 302 (4.95%) Apple
9 299 (4.90%) Dell
10 276 (4.53%) EMC
11 252 (4.13%) Oracle
12 224 (3.67%) Bloomberg
13 189 (3.10%) Juniper
14 188 (3.08%) Red Hat
15 180 (2.95%) Reuters
16 130 (2.13%) Remedy
17 127 (2.08%) Veeam
18 117 (1.92%) Avaya
19 110 (1.80%) SolarWinds
20 109 (1.79%) Mitel
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