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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 41 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2482 2847 2402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.59% 5.89% 5.42%
As % of the System Software category 54.50% 58.60% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2530 2068
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
4554 4858 4202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.26% 10.04% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 4172 3610
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 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 29 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 -25 455 £42,500 -5.55% 69
Croydon +11 29 £25,000 -23.07% 4
Bromley +13 22 £22,500 -40.00%
Docklands, London +17 19 £45,000 +41.73%
Uxbridge +10 14 £25,000 -48.45% 2
Harrow +13 13 £35,000 +34.61%
Canary Wharf +4 13 £55,000 -50.00%
Wembley - 13 £26,200 -
Hammersmith +3 12 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Sidcup +12 11 £50,500 -0.73%
Chiswick +4 10 £45,000 +97.80% 1
Barnet +2 9 £33,000 -4.34% 1
Ealing -18 7 £57,500 +6.48%
Feltham - 7 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -8 6 £38,066 +4.28%
Bermondsey - 6 £21,750 -
Enfield +2 5 £37,500 +50.00%
Surbiton +3 4 £19,000 -29.62%
Finchley -1 3 £42,500 -
Wimbledon -5 3 £38,250 -4.37%
Mayfair -6 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Twickenham -20 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Brentford +2 2 £30,250 -24.37% 3
Dagenham +2 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Southall - 2 £23,750 -
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -
Westminster +6 1 - -
Southwark +4 1 £28,500 -43.00%
Romford +4 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Chessington +3 1 £23,500 -51.79%
Greenford -7 1 £29,500 +39.64%
Beckenham -8 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Woodford Green - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 4816 (85.45%) Windows
2 3126 (55.46%) Microsoft
3 2435 (43.20%) VMware
4 2121 (37.63%) MS Exchange
5 1831 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1598 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1498 (26.58%) Windows 7
8 1470 (26.08%) MS Excel
9 1456 (25.83%) Citrix
10 1430 (25.37%) MS Office
11 1377 (24.43%) ITIL
12 1375 (24.40%) Finance
13 1312 (23.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 1118 (19.84%) DNS
15 1105 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1033 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 1019 (18.08%) Cisco
18 942 (16.71%) SAN
19 907 (16.09%) Firewall
20 902 (16.00%) SQL
21 892 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
22 874 (15.51%) SQL Server
23 859 (15.24%) Blackberry
24 791 (14.03%) TCP/IP
25 771 (13.68%) DHCP
26 721 (12.79%) PowerShell
27 717 (12.72%) SCCM
28 697 (12.37%) HP
29 685 (12.15%) Linux
30 676 (11.99%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2121 (37.63%) MS Exchange
2 1105 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 534 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 534 (9.47%) SharePoint
4 521 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 491 (8.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 470 (8.34%) Lync
7 407 (7.22%) IIS
8 262 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 91 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 87 (1.54%) Apache
11 73 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 66 (1.17%) WorkSite
13 43 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
14 36 (0.64%) IBM Notes
15 35 (0.62%) Tomcat
16 29 (0.51%) nginx
17 24 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
18 19 (0.34%) OpenStack
19 17 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 1470 (26.08%) MS Excel
2 1430 (25.37%) MS Office
3 111 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.25%) MS Project
7 13 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.11%) InDesign
10 4 (0.071%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.053%) Revit
12 2 (0.035%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 62 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
2 60 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 33 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
5 18 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
7 7 (0.12%) HFM
7 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.12%) Eikon
7 7 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.089%) Infor CRM
9 5 (0.089%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.071%) Agresso
10 4 (0.071%) assyst
11 3 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.053%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.035%) RMDS
12 2 (0.035%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 591 (10.49%) Office 365
2 268 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 117 (2.08%) Mimecast
5 75 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (1.05%) SaaS
7 51 (0.90%) IaaS
8 46 (0.82%) Google Apps
9 36 (0.64%) PaaS
10 28 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.23%) Symantec.cloud
12 12 (0.21%) Yammer
13 11 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.16%) Terremark
15 9 (0.16%) GitHub
16 8 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
17 7 (0.12%) OneDrive
18 6 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 6 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1118 (19.84%) DNS
2 942 (16.71%) SAN
3 907 (16.09%) Firewall
4 791 (14.03%) TCP/IP
5 771 (13.68%) DHCP
6 583 (10.34%) LAN
7 530 (9.40%) WAN
8 517 (9.17%) VPN
9 315 (5.59%) VoIP
10 301 (5.34%) NAS
11 235 (4.17%) Internet
12 230 (4.08%) VLAN
13 189 (3.35%) Wireless
14 165 (2.93%) Network Security
15 129 (2.29%) LDAP
16 126 (2.24%) iSCSI
17 112 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
18 107 (1.90%) NetScaler
19 85 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
20 76 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 214 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 119 (2.11%) MySQL
4 100 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 70 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 67 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 66 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 24 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
12 21 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.21%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.16%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 78 (1.38%) JIRA
2 57 (1.01%) Subversion
3 42 (0.75%) InstallShield
4 39 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 34 (0.60%) MSI
6 25 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 21 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (0.25%) ProC
9 14 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.18%) MSBuild
10 10 (0.18%) SpecFlow
10 10 (0.18%) Artifactory
11 9 (0.16%) AdminStudio
12 8 (0.14%) Hudson
13 5 (0.089%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.089%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.071%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.053%) JUnit
General
1 1375 (24.40%) Finance
2 482 (8.55%) Law
3 441 (7.82%) Banking
4 382 (6.78%) Legal
5 180 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 131 (2.32%) Financial Institution
7 128 (2.27%) Advertising
8 117 (2.08%) Retail
9 98 (1.74%) Back Office
10 96 (1.70%) Investment Banking
11 72 (1.28%) Front Office
12 50 (0.89%) Games
13 44 (0.78%) Marketing
14 33 (0.59%) Manufacturing
15 31 (0.55%) Publishing
16 24 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
17 18 (0.32%) French Language
18 17 (0.30%) Electronics
19 14 (0.25%) Billing
20 12 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1478 (26.22%) Analyst
2 818 (14.51%) Support Analyst
3 816 (14.48%) Support Engineer
4 530 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 480 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 443 (7.86%) Administrator
7 412 (7.31%) IT Support
8 398 (7.06%) Desktop Support
9 387 (6.87%) Service Analyst
9 387 (6.87%) Service Desk Analyst
10 339 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
11 262 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
12 247 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
13 233 (4.13%) Architect
14 217 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
15 197 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 194 (3.44%) Consultant
17 189 (3.35%) Desktop Analyst
18 177 (3.14%) Technical Support
19 175 (3.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (3.28%) .NET
2 118 (2.09%) Web Services
3 63 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 60 (1.06%) HTML
5 58 (1.03%) Application Packaging
6 54 (0.96%) Software Packaging
7 45 (0.80%) Middleware
7 45 (0.80%) XML
8 44 (0.78%) CSS
9 31 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (0.51%) COM
11 25 (0.44%) SOAP
12 20 (0.35%) WCF
12 20 (0.35%) jQuery
13 19 (0.34%) WPF
14 16 (0.28%) WSH
14 16 (0.28%) LAMP
14 16 (0.28%) Ajax
14 16 (0.28%) .NET Framework
15 14 (0.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 859 (15.24%) Blackberry
2 481 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 266 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 258 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 235 (4.17%) Clustering
6 211 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 176 (3.12%) Hedge funds
8 161 (2.86%) iPhone
9 142 (2.52%) Replication
10 122 (2.16%) iPad
11 118 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
12 106 (1.88%) Fat Client
12 106 (1.88%) Thin Client
13 75 (1.33%) PDA
14 73 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
15 59 (1.05%) CLARiiON
16 51 (0.90%) Mathematics
17 46 (0.82%) EqualLogic
17 46 (0.82%) PKI
17 46 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4816 (85.45%) Windows
2 1831 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1498 (26.58%) Windows 7
4 1312 (23.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1033 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 685 (12.15%) Linux
7 676 (11.99%) Windows XP
8 629 (11.16%) Windows 8
9 299 (5.31%) Android
10 264 (4.68%) Mac OS X
11 190 (3.37%) Apple iOS
12 186 (3.30%) UNIX
13 150 (2.66%) Windows Vista
14 89 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 88 (1.56%) Mac OS
16 75 (1.33%) Solaris
17 67 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
18 59 (1.05%) CentOS
19 36 (0.64%) Ubuntu
20 34 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1377 (24.43%) ITIL
2 294 (5.22%) Service Management
3 279 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 267 (4.74%) Service Delivery
5 263 (4.67%) Migration
6 262 (4.65%) Project Management
7 189 (3.35%) Problem Management
8 179 (3.18%) Information Security
9 171 (3.03%) Business Continuity
10 169 (3.00%) CRM
11 156 (2.77%) Mentoring
12 152 (2.70%) Incident Management
13 150 (2.66%) Change Management
14 138 (2.45%) Configuration Management
15 127 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
16 126 (2.24%) Asset Management
17 122 (2.16%) PRINCE2
18 119 (2.11%) Time Management
19 109 (1.93%) Change Control
20 105 (1.86%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 902 (16.00%) SQL
2 721 (12.79%) PowerShell
3 114 (2.02%) Perl
4 107 (1.90%) C
5 102 (1.81%) Bash Shell
6 98 (1.74%) VB
7 92 (1.63%) VBScript
8 81 (1.44%) C#
9 80 (1.42%) Java
10 73 (1.30%) JavaScript
11 68 (1.21%) Python
12 55 (0.98%) Ruby
13 52 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 36 (0.64%) VBA
15 33 (0.59%) T-SQL
16 23 (0.41%) PHP
17 14 (0.25%) C++
18 9 (0.16%) XAML
18 9 (0.16%) AWK
19 8 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 892 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 606 (10.75%) MCSE
2 606 (10.75%) Degree
3 363 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
4 307 (5.45%) CCNA
5 280 (4.97%) MCP
6 256 (4.54%) MCSA
7 253 (4.49%) MCITP
8 217 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 120 (2.13%) Security Cleared
10 114 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
11 109 (1.93%) CCNP
12 82 (1.45%) MCTS
13 76 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
14 72 (1.28%) CISSP
15 61 (1.08%) CCA
15 61 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 44 (0.78%) SC Cleared
17 43 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 37 (0.66%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (8.71%) SLA
2 96 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (1.14%) QA
4 42 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.50%) COBIT
6 23 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.18%) FISMA
8 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.071%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.071%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.035%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1598 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 649 (11.52%) Hyper-V
3 524 (9.30%) XenApp
4 437 (7.75%) vSphere
5 262 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 230 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 171 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 167 (2.96%) XenDesktop
9 127 (2.25%) XenServer
10 102 (1.81%) Terminal Services
11 90 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
12 87 (1.54%) VMware Server
13 58 (1.03%) Xen
14 49 (0.87%) vCloud
15 48 (0.85%) Terminal Server
16 47 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 43 (0.76%) DFS Replication
18 32 (0.57%) UAG
19 30 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 28 (0.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 717 (12.72%) SCCM
2 307 (5.45%) SCOM
3 157 (2.79%) Backup Exec
4 126 (2.24%) WSUS
5 95 (1.69%) Puppet
5 95 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 89 (1.58%) Nagios
7 82 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 59 (1.05%) AirWatch
9 56 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
10 40 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 37 (0.66%) OpenView
11 37 (0.66%) Tivoli
12 29 (0.51%) Casper Suite
13 26 (0.46%) SCVMM
14 24 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 23 (0.41%) Graphite
16 22 (0.39%) ARCserve
17 20 (0.35%) ZABBIX
18 19 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3126 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 2435 (43.20%) VMware
3 1456 (25.83%) Citrix
4 1019 (18.08%) Cisco
5 697 (12.37%) HP
6 339 (6.01%) NetApp
6 339 (6.01%) Symantec
7 255 (4.52%) Oracle
8 243 (4.31%) Dell
9 236 (4.19%) EMC
10 225 (3.99%) Apple
11 201 (3.57%) Bloomberg
12 177 (3.14%) Juniper
13 150 (2.66%) Red Hat
14 134 (2.38%) Reuters
15 130 (2.31%) Mitel
16 126 (2.24%) Remedy
17 118 (2.09%) Veeam
18 113 (2.00%) Avaya
19 110 (1.95%) SolarWinds
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