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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2482 2880 2416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.57% 5.88% 5.48%
As % of the System Software category 53.33% 59.54% 57.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2572 2074
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
4654 4837 4182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.44% 9.87% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4068 4203 3589
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -17 459 £45,000 - 74
Croydon +15 33 £25,000 -23.07% 7
Uxbridge +17 25 £32,000 -34.02% 2
Bromley +16 23 £22,500 -40.00% 3
Docklands, London +21 17 £48,750 +43.38%
Sidcup +11 13 £50,500 -0.73% 1
Harrow +15 10 £38,750 +49.03%
Wembley - 10 £26,200 - 2
Hammersmith -9 9 £32,000 -8.57% 3
Canary Wharf -11 8 £55,000 -50.00%
Barnet -3 7 £33,000 -4.34% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -3 6 £38,066 +17.12% 3
Enfield - 6 £29,250 -
Chiswick +3 5 £36,250 +57.60% 2
Brentford +1 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Dagenham 0 5 £29,750 -15.00%
Bermondsey - 5 £21,750 -
Ealing -17 4 £65,000 +20.37% 3
Southall - 4 £25,000 -
Feltham - 4 £33,750 -
Surbiton +5 3 £19,000 -24.00%
Wimbledon -11 3 £44,250 +22.91%
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Edgware +2 2 £27,250 +29.76%
Beckenham -6 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Twickenham -22 2 £37,000 -22.10%
Woodford Green - 2 £27,797 -
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Greenford - 2 £30,250 -
Westminster +9 1 - -
Chessington +1 1 £23,500 -51.79% 2
Romford 0 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Southwark -1 1 £28,500 -43.00%
Mayfair -9 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5033 (86.30%) Windows
2 3262 (55.93%) Microsoft
3 2521 (43.23%) VMware
4 2230 (38.24%) MS Exchange
5 1927 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1688 (28.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1567 (26.87%) MS Excel
8 1560 (26.75%) Windows 7
9 1548 (26.54%) Citrix
10 1509 (25.87%) MS Office
11 1426 (24.45%) Finance
12 1399 (23.99%) ITIL
13 1379 (23.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 1176 (20.16%) DNS
15 1162 (19.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1090 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 1069 (18.33%) Cisco
18 998 (17.11%) SAN
19 971 (16.65%) Firewall
20 964 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
21 923 (15.83%) SQL
22 920 (15.78%) SQL Server
23 888 (15.23%) Blackberry
24 808 (13.85%) TCP/IP
25 794 (13.61%) DHCP
26 737 (12.64%) Windows XP
27 721 (12.36%) PowerShell
28 710 (12.17%) SCCM
29 708 (12.14%) HP
30 704 (12.07%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2230 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 1162 (19.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 557 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 556 (9.53%) SharePoint
5 546 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 522 (8.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 496 (8.50%) Lync
8 438 (7.51%) IIS
9 284 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 101 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 83 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 83 (1.42%) Apache
12 61 (1.05%) WorkSite
13 43 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 40 (0.69%) Tomcat
15 39 (0.67%) IBM Notes
16 36 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
17 28 (0.48%) nginx
18 22 (0.38%) OpenStack
19 19 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1567 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 1509 (25.87%) MS Office
3 118 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 52 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 15 (0.26%) MS Project
8 7 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.10%) InDesign
9 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.051%) Revit
10 3 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.051%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.034%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.017%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 69 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
2 63 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 32 (0.55%) Northgate Housing
5 18 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
6 9 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.12%) HFM
7 7 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.12%) Eikon
8 5 (0.086%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (0.086%) assyst
9 4 (0.069%) AWD
10 3 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.051%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.034%) RMDS
11 2 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.034%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 583 (10.00%) Office 365
2 273 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (1.83%) Mimecast
5 88 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 70 (1.20%) SaaS
7 55 (0.94%) IaaS
8 51 (0.87%) Google Apps
9 41 (0.70%) PaaS
10 29 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.27%) Yammer
12 12 (0.21%) Terremark
13 11 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.15%) GitHub
15 9 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
16 8 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1176 (20.16%) DNS
2 998 (17.11%) SAN
3 971 (16.65%) Firewall
4 808 (13.85%) TCP/IP
5 794 (13.61%) DHCP
6 607 (10.41%) LAN
7 560 (9.60%) WAN
8 553 (9.48%) VPN
9 309 (5.30%) VoIP
10 296 (5.08%) NAS
11 230 (3.94%) Internet
12 212 (3.64%) VLAN
13 191 (3.28%) Wireless
14 175 (3.00%) Network Security
15 129 (2.21%) LDAP
15 129 (2.21%) iSCSI
16 111 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
17 109 (1.87%) NetScaler
18 92 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
19 78 (1.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 920 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 231 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 115 (1.97%) MySQL
4 111 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 77 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 74 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 72 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 56 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
11 25 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 23 (0.39%) Relational Database
14 19 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (0.22%) MongoDB
18 12 (0.21%) Big Data
19 11 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (1.42%) JIRA
2 65 (1.11%) Subversion
3 41 (0.70%) InstallShield
4 38 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 32 (0.55%) MSI
6 30 (0.51%) Jenkins
7 26 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (0.26%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.24%) Artifactory
11 10 (0.17%) MSBuild
11 10 (0.17%) ProC
12 9 (0.15%) Hudson
13 7 (0.12%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.086%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 4 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (0.069%) AdminStudio
16 4 (0.069%) Mercurial
17 3 (0.051%) NUnit
General
1 1426 (24.45%) Finance
2 510 (8.74%) Law
3 463 (7.94%) Banking
4 393 (6.74%) Legal
5 172 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 142 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 135 (2.31%) Advertising
8 125 (2.14%) Retail
9 114 (1.95%) Back Office
10 113 (1.94%) Investment Banking
11 87 (1.49%) Front Office
12 51 (0.87%) Games
13 47 (0.81%) Marketing
14 36 (0.62%) Publishing
14 36 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 25 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
16 19 (0.33%) French Language
16 19 (0.33%) Billing
17 13 (0.22%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1555 (26.66%) Analyst
2 896 (15.36%) Support Analyst
3 836 (14.33%) Support Engineer
4 571 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 477 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 432 (7.41%) Desktop Support
7 431 (7.39%) Administrator
8 430 (7.37%) IT Support
9 390 (6.69%) Service Desk Analyst
10 386 (6.62%) Service Analyst
11 330 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
12 270 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
13 258 (4.42%) Architect
14 244 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
15 219 (3.76%) Consultant
16 215 (3.69%) Desktop Analyst
17 211 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
18 191 (3.28%) IT Support Analyst
19 187 (3.21%) Technical Support
20 183 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (3.19%) .NET
2 123 (2.11%) Web Services
3 57 (0.98%) Software Packaging
4 55 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 53 (0.91%) Application Packaging
6 52 (0.89%) HTML
7 46 (0.79%) Middleware
8 42 (0.72%) XML
9 38 (0.65%) CSS
10 33 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
11 28 (0.48%) COM
12 26 (0.45%) SOAP
13 23 (0.39%) LAMP
14 21 (0.36%) WSH
15 19 (0.33%) jQuery
15 19 (0.33%) WPF
16 18 (0.31%) Ajax
17 16 (0.27%) WCF
18 15 (0.26%) RESTful
18 15 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 888 (15.23%) Blackberry
2 524 (8.98%) Data Centre
3 250 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 240 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 227 (3.89%) Clustering
6 223 (3.82%) Computer Science
7 189 (3.24%) Hedge funds
8 167 (2.86%) Replication
9 165 (2.83%) iPhone
10 119 (2.04%) Fat Client
10 119 (2.04%) Thin Client
11 118 (2.02%) iPad
12 114 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
13 80 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 75 (1.29%) PDA
15 57 (0.98%) Public Cloud
16 52 (0.89%) CLARiiON
17 49 (0.84%) EMC VNX
18 48 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
19 46 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5033 (86.30%) Windows
2 1927 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1560 (26.75%) Windows 7
4 1379 (23.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1090 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 737 (12.64%) Windows XP
7 692 (11.87%) Linux
8 657 (11.27%) Windows 8
9 285 (4.89%) Android
10 266 (4.56%) Mac OS X
11 196 (3.36%) UNIX
12 170 (2.91%) Apple iOS
13 163 (2.79%) Windows Vista
14 94 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 83 (1.42%) Mac OS
16 80 (1.37%) Solaris
17 62 (1.06%) CentOS
18 57 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
19 38 (0.65%) Windows 2000
20 31 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1399 (23.99%) ITIL
2 322 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 315 (5.40%) Service Management
4 303 (5.20%) Service Delivery
5 295 (5.06%) Migration
6 261 (4.48%) Project Management
7 199 (3.41%) Business Continuity
8 188 (3.22%) Problem Management
9 172 (2.95%) Information Security
10 165 (2.83%) CRM
11 151 (2.59%) Change Management
12 148 (2.54%) Configuration Management
13 145 (2.49%) Incident Management
14 143 (2.45%) Mentoring
15 121 (2.07%) Asset Management
16 118 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
17 116 (1.99%) E-Commerce
18 114 (1.95%) Time Management
18 114 (1.95%) Change Control
19 112 (1.92%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 923 (15.83%) SQL
2 721 (12.36%) PowerShell
3 114 (1.95%) Perl
4 110 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 100 (1.71%) C
6 99 (1.70%) VB
7 91 (1.56%) VBScript
8 81 (1.39%) Java
9 76 (1.30%) C#
10 71 (1.22%) JavaScript
11 70 (1.20%) Python
12 54 (0.93%) Ruby
13 47 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 37 (0.63%) VBA
15 36 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 27 (0.46%) PHP
17 11 (0.19%) C++
18 9 (0.15%) XAML
18 9 (0.15%) AWK
19 8 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 964 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 655 (11.23%) MCSE
3 638 (10.94%) Degree
4 376 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 322 (5.52%) CCNA
6 299 (5.13%) MCP
7 269 (4.61%) MCITP
8 268 (4.60%) MCSA
9 221 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 117 (2.01%) Security Cleared
11 104 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
12 101 (1.73%) CCNP
13 87 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
14 86 (1.47%) MCTS
15 76 (1.30%) CCA
16 65 (1.11%) CISSP
17 60 (1.03%) DV Cleared
18 47 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 45 (0.77%) SC Cleared
20 35 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 511 (8.76%) SLA
2 87 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (1.03%) QA
4 42 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.57%) COBIT
6 25 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.21%) FISMA
8 6 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1688 (28.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 704 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 553 (9.48%) XenApp
4 481 (8.25%) vSphere
5 278 (4.77%) VMware ESX
6 237 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
7 184 (3.16%) XenDesktop
8 181 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 147 (2.52%) XenServer
10 118 (2.02%) Terminal Services
11 94 (1.61%) VMware Server
12 81 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
13 66 (1.13%) Xen
14 54 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 50 (0.86%) Terminal Server
16 44 (0.75%) vCloud
17 42 (0.72%) DFS Replication
18 35 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 29 (0.50%) ISA Server
19 29 (0.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 710 (12.17%) SCCM
2 341 (5.85%) SCOM
3 151 (2.59%) Backup Exec
4 134 (2.30%) WSUS
5 101 (1.73%) Nagios
6 94 (1.61%) Puppet
7 81 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 79 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 61 (1.05%) AirWatch
10 58 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 48 (0.82%) NetBackup
12 43 (0.74%) OpenView
13 41 (0.70%) Tivoli
14 32 (0.55%) Casper Suite
15 28 (0.48%) SCVMM
16 23 (0.39%) ARCserve
17 22 (0.38%) ZABBIX
17 22 (0.38%) Graphite
18 21 (0.36%) FortiGate
19 19 (0.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3262 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 2521 (43.23%) VMware
3 1548 (26.54%) Citrix
4 1069 (18.33%) Cisco
5 708 (12.14%) HP
6 339 (5.81%) Symantec
7 336 (5.76%) NetApp
8 282 (4.84%) Oracle
9 264 (4.53%) EMC
10 260 (4.46%) Dell
11 239 (4.10%) Apple
12 210 (3.60%) Bloomberg
13 184 (3.16%) Juniper
14 164 (2.81%) Red Hat
15 152 (2.61%) Reuters
16 128 (2.19%) Veeam
17 122 (2.09%) Remedy
18 121 (2.07%) Mitel
19 117 (2.01%) SolarWinds
20 105 (1.80%) Avaya
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Home Work
Posted: 3 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ULO Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Up to £80,000 per annum plus excelle
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday