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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2786 2927 2377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.41% 6.02% 5.40%
As % of the System Software category 56.19% 61.18% 57.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2491 2637 2022
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 £32,500
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
4958 4784 4117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.41% 9.83% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 4207 3496
Average salary £47,500 £45,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.97% -4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 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 22 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 +7 586 £45,000 - 89
Uxbridge +21 37 £24,000 -50.51% 5
Croydon +25 35 £25,500 -1.92% 4
Docklands, London +13 16 £41,000 -3.52%
Sidcup +11 13 £45,250 -20.26% 1
Bromley +1 13 £25,000 +1.01% 2
Wimbledon -5 12 £44,000 +37.50%
Canary Wharf -15 11 £55,000 -35.29%
Chessington +2 8 £24,000 -50.76% 2
Dagenham +2 8 £29,750 -15.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 7 £35,000 - 1
Wembley - 7 £25,000 - 1
Brentford -2 5 £35,000 +29.62%
Enfield +3 4 £21,000 -65.00% 1
Southwark -5 4 £40,500 -19.00%
Feltham - 4 £39,000 - 2
Chiswick +5 3 £45,000 - 1
Harrow -1 3 £25,500 -29.16% 1
Orpington -1 3 £45,000 +85.56%
Barnet -9 3 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Hammersmith -23 3 £32,000 -8.57% 2
Southall - 3 £25,000 -
Greenford +2 2 £30,250 +34.44%
Edgware 0 2 £27,250 +29.76%
Beckenham -5 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Twickenham -16 2 £33,750 -27.02%
Woodford Green - 2 £27,797 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Hounslow +10 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Westminster +5 1 - -
Mayfair -5 1 £20,500 -62.72%
Bermondsey - 1 £21,750 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 1
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 5096 (86.49%) Windows
2 3312 (56.21%) Microsoft
3 2492 (42.29%) VMware
4 2254 (38.26%) MS Exchange
5 1912 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1725 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1691 (28.70%) MS Excel
8 1620 (27.49%) MS Office
9 1611 (27.34%) Windows 7
10 1554 (26.37%) Citrix
11 1487 (25.24%) ITIL
12 1419 (24.08%) Finance
13 1347 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 1201 (20.38%) DNS
15 1151 (19.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1114 (18.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 1074 (18.23%) Cisco
18 1054 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 1013 (17.19%) Firewall
20 992 (16.84%) SAN
21 964 (16.36%) SQL Server
22 929 (15.77%) SQL
23 902 (15.31%) Blackberry
24 811 (13.76%) TCP/IP
25 797 (13.53%) DHCP
26 778 (13.20%) Windows XP
27 734 (12.46%) Hyper-V
28 726 (12.32%) MCSE
29 703 (11.93%) SCCM
30 679 (11.52%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2254 (38.26%) MS Exchange
2 1151 (19.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 600 (10.18%) SharePoint
4 570 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 552 (9.37%) Lync
6 542 (9.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 539 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 436 (7.40%) IIS
9 305 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 103 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 78 (1.32%) Apache
11 78 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 58 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
13 54 (0.92%) WorkSite
14 48 (0.81%) IBM Notes
15 42 (0.71%) Tomcat
16 33 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
17 32 (0.54%) nginx
18 29 (0.49%) OpenStack
19 25 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1691 (28.70%) MS Excel
2 1620 (27.49%) MS Office
3 133 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 21 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 19 (0.32%) MS Project
8 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.085%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.085%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.068%) InDesign
11 3 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.034%) Revit
12 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.017%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.017%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 67 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
2 64 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 45 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 20 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
5 12 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
8 8 (0.14%) Eikon
9 6 (0.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 6 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (0.10%) HFM
10 5 (0.085%) HiPortfolio
10 5 (0.085%) assyst
10 5 (0.085%) AWD
11 4 (0.068%) Cognos TM1
12 3 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.034%) Scribe Insight
13 2 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 579 (9.83%) Office 365
2 288 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 95 (1.61%) Mimecast
6 80 (1.36%) SaaS
7 78 (1.32%) IaaS
8 54 (0.92%) Google Apps
9 50 (0.85%) PaaS
10 26 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (0.31%) Yammer
13 16 (0.27%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.24%) Terremark
15 13 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.19%) CloudFront
17 10 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 9 (0.15%) GitHub
19 8 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 8 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1201 (20.38%) DNS
2 1013 (17.19%) Firewall
3 992 (16.84%) SAN
4 811 (13.76%) TCP/IP
5 797 (13.53%) DHCP
6 661 (11.22%) LAN
7 602 (10.22%) VPN
8 588 (9.98%) WAN
9 308 (5.23%) VoIP
10 291 (4.94%) Internet
11 270 (4.58%) NAS
12 210 (3.56%) VLAN
13 196 (3.33%) Network Security
14 188 (3.19%) Wireless
15 137 (2.33%) iSCSI
16 120 (2.04%) LDAP
17 107 (1.82%) NetScaler
18 104 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
19 94 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
20 81 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 964 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 238 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 121 (2.05%) MySQL
5 89 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 74 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
13 23 (0.39%) Relational Database
14 22 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
14 22 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (0.29%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.25%) MongoDB
17 14 (0.24%) Big Data
18 13 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 75 (1.27%) JIRA
2 60 (1.02%) Subversion
3 44 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 42 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 35 (0.59%) InstallShield
6 30 (0.51%) Artifactory
7 27 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 23 (0.39%) MSI
9 22 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 19 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.17%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.10%) NUnit
12 6 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.085%) AdminStudio
13 5 (0.085%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.085%) Hudson
14 4 (0.068%) ProC
14 4 (0.068%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.051%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.051%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1419 (24.08%) Finance
2 545 (9.25%) Law
3 459 (7.79%) Banking
4 379 (6.43%) Legal
5 181 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 163 (2.77%) Financial Institution
7 142 (2.41%) Advertising
8 118 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 111 (1.88%) Retail
10 106 (1.80%) Back Office
11 89 (1.51%) Front Office
12 62 (1.05%) Marketing
13 54 (0.92%) Games
14 36 (0.61%) Publishing
14 36 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.36%) French Language
16 20 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
17 17 (0.29%) Billing
18 14 (0.24%) Electronics
19 12 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1609 (27.31%) Analyst
2 945 (16.04%) Support Analyst
3 885 (15.02%) Support Engineer
4 596 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 473 (8.03%) IT Support
6 472 (8.01%) Desktop Support
7 471 (7.99%) 2nd Line Support
8 418 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 409 (6.94%) Service Analyst
10 408 (6.92%) Administrator
11 328 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
12 274 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
13 272 (4.62%) Architect
14 253 (4.29%) Consultant
15 245 (4.16%) IT Support Analyst
16 243 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
17 229 (3.89%) Desktop Analyst
18 207 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
19 201 (3.41%) Technical Support
20 193 (3.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (3.60%) .NET
2 109 (1.85%) Web Services
3 63 (1.07%) Application Packaging
4 57 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 57 (0.97%) HTML
5 52 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 43 (0.73%) XML
7 40 (0.68%) CSS
7 40 (0.68%) Middleware
8 31 (0.53%) SOAP
9 28 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
9 28 (0.48%) LAMP
10 27 (0.46%) COM
11 22 (0.37%) WSH
12 21 (0.36%) Ajax
13 20 (0.34%) .NET Framework
14 19 (0.32%) SAML
14 19 (0.32%) jQuery
15 17 (0.29%) WPF
15 17 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 902 (15.31%) Blackberry
2 269 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 237 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 231 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 227 (3.85%) Clustering
6 190 (3.22%) Hedge funds
7 179 (3.04%) Replication
8 160 (2.72%) iPhone
9 120 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 120 (2.04%) Fat Client
10 112 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
11 87 (1.48%) iPad
12 78 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 75 (1.27%) PDA
14 70 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 54 (0.92%) CMDB
16 51 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
17 49 (0.83%) PKI
18 44 (0.75%) CLARiiON
18 44 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5096 (86.49%) Windows
2 1912 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1611 (27.34%) Windows 7
4 1347 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1114 (18.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 778 (13.20%) Windows XP
7 670 (11.37%) Windows 8
8 657 (11.15%) Linux
9 252 (4.28%) Android
10 249 (4.23%) Mac OS X
11 195 (3.31%) UNIX
12 184 (3.12%) Windows Vista
13 161 (2.73%) Apple iOS
14 90 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 78 (1.32%) Mac OS
16 76 (1.29%) Solaris
17 55 (0.93%) CentOS
18 44 (0.75%) Windows 2000
19 43 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
20 34 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1487 (25.24%) ITIL
2 358 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 335 (5.69%) Service Delivery
4 333 (5.65%) Service Management
5 311 (5.28%) Migration
6 269 (4.57%) Project Management
7 205 (3.48%) Business Continuity
8 177 (3.00%) Problem Management
9 167 (2.83%) Information Security
10 166 (2.82%) CRM
11 155 (2.63%) Configuration Management
12 151 (2.56%) Change Management
13 141 (2.39%) Incident Management
14 138 (2.34%) Mentoring
15 120 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
16 119 (2.02%) E-Commerce
17 116 (1.97%) Asset Management
17 116 (1.97%) Change Control
18 115 (1.95%) Time Management
19 109 (1.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 929 (15.77%) SQL
2 679 (11.52%) PowerShell
3 118 (2.00%) Perl
4 107 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 105 (1.78%) VBScript
6 104 (1.77%) VB
7 94 (1.60%) C
8 91 (1.54%) C#
9 80 (1.36%) Java
10 74 (1.26%) Python
11 73 (1.24%) JavaScript
12 56 (0.95%) Ruby
13 36 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 36 (0.61%) VBA
14 35 (0.59%) T-SQL
15 33 (0.56%) PHP
16 12 (0.20%) C++
17 9 (0.15%) XAML
18 8 (0.14%) AWK
18 8 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1054 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 726 (12.32%) MCSE
3 662 (11.24%) Degree
4 385 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
5 334 (5.67%) MCP
6 326 (5.53%) CCNA
7 299 (5.07%) MCSA
8 293 (4.97%) MCITP
9 226 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 141 (2.39%) Security Cleared
11 106 (1.80%) MCTS
11 106 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
12 99 (1.68%) CCNP
13 90 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
14 81 (1.37%) CCA
15 73 (1.24%) SC Cleared
16 65 (1.10%) CISSP
17 53 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 49 (0.83%) A+ Certification
19 46 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (8.91%) SLA
2 82 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 44 (0.75%) QA
5 31 (0.53%) COBIT
6 25 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.34%) FISMA
8 7 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1725 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 734 (12.46%) Hyper-V
3 585 (9.93%) XenApp
4 479 (8.13%) vSphere
5 264 (4.48%) VMware ESX
6 261 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
7 204 (3.46%) XenDesktop
8 168 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 155 (2.63%) XenServer
10 124 (2.10%) Terminal Services
11 94 (1.60%) VMware Server
12 78 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
13 72 (1.22%) Xen
14 59 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 49 (0.83%) Terminal Server
16 41 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 41 (0.70%) ISA Server
17 40 (0.68%) vCloud
18 35 (0.59%) DFS Replication
19 27 (0.46%) UAG
Systems Management
1 703 (11.93%) SCCM
2 363 (6.16%) SCOM
3 149 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 145 (2.46%) WSUS
5 102 (1.73%) Nagios
6 94 (1.60%) Puppet
7 78 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 66 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 65 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
10 50 (0.85%) AirWatch
11 43 (0.73%) NetBackup
12 42 (0.71%) OpenView
13 40 (0.68%) Tivoli
14 29 (0.49%) Casper Suite
14 29 (0.49%) Graphite
15 28 (0.48%) FortiGate
15 28 (0.48%) ZABBIX
16 23 (0.39%) ARCserve
16 23 (0.39%) SCVMM
17 22 (0.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3312 (56.21%) Microsoft
2 2492 (42.29%) VMware
3 1554 (26.37%) Citrix
4 1074 (18.23%) Cisco
5 653 (11.08%) HP
6 343 (5.82%) Symantec
7 311 (5.28%) NetApp
8 279 (4.74%) Apple
9 273 (4.63%) Oracle
10 268 (4.55%) Dell
11 263 (4.46%) EMC
12 215 (3.65%) Bloomberg
13 188 (3.19%) Juniper
14 172 (2.92%) Red Hat
15 169 (2.87%) Reuters
16 134 (2.27%) Remedy
17 119 (2.02%) Veeam
18 112 (1.90%) Mitel
19 111 (1.88%) SolarWinds
20 107 (1.82%) Avaya
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + c.100% bonus, + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32500 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday