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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2846 2393 2721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.18% 5.37% 5.48%
As % of the System Software category 59.24% 57.22% 59.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 2118 2403
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
4804 4182 4604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.43% 9.39% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 3656 4025
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +13 706 £42,500 -5.55% 101
Bromley +13 39 £37,500 +56.25%
Croydon -2 37 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -4 14 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Wimbledon -4 12 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Harrow -7 10 - - 2
Chiswick +3 7 £22,250 -31.53% 1
Hounslow -4 7 £27,500 -33.73% 2
Greenford -1 6 £21,125 +0.59%
Canary Wharf +17 5 £110,000 +120.00%
Uxbridge -10 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Surbiton - 5 £27,000 - 1
Sidcup - 5 £23,000 - 1
Teddington -3 4 £41,250 +68.36%
Twickenham -7 4 £27,625 -22.72%
Docklands, London -11 4 £29,750 -33.88% 1
Wembley 0 3 £32,500 +25.00%
Westminster -3 3 £37,695 +103.75%
New Malden -7 3 £42,500 -
Beckenham - 3 £27,500 -
Romford +9 2 £26,250 +7.14% 1
Barking +2 2 £25,750 -26.42%
Feltham 0 2 - -
Brentford -4 2 £40,000 +86.04%
Hammersmith -14 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Southwark - 2 £55,000 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Greenwich -1 1 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Hayes -6 1 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Enfield -7 1 £25,000 -53.70% 2
Orpington - 1 £27,000 -
Ilford - 1 £27,500 -
Finchley - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4950 (85.10%) Windows
2 3067 (52.72%) Microsoft
3 2407 (41.38%) VMware
4 2194 (37.72%) MS Exchange
5 1939 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1680 (28.88%) MS Office
7 1626 (27.95%) MS Excel
8 1622 (27.88%) Citrix
9 1613 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1503 (25.84%) Finance
11 1469 (25.25%) Windows 7
12 1418 (24.38%) ITIL
13 1357 (23.33%) DNS
14 1199 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 1172 (20.15%) Cisco
16 1168 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2010
17 1075 (18.48%) SQL Server
18 1049 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 1042 (17.91%) SAN
20 1018 (17.50%) TCP/IP
21 1008 (17.33%) Firewall
22 1004 (17.26%) DHCP
23 1001 (17.21%) SQL
24 974 (16.74%) Windows XP
25 893 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
26 889 (15.28%) Blackberry
27 778 (13.37%) HP
28 764 (13.13%) Linux
29 728 (12.52%) LAN
30 670 (11.52%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2194 (37.72%) MS Exchange
2 1168 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 668 (11.48%) SharePoint
4 599 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 526 (9.04%) IIS
6 510 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 420 (7.22%) Lync
8 360 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 345 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 128 (2.20%) Apache
11 101 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 91 (1.56%) IBM Notes
13 76 (1.31%) Tomcat
14 63 (1.08%) WorkSite
15 61 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
16 56 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
17 53 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
18 36 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
19 25 (0.43%) WebLogic
20 23 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1680 (28.88%) MS Office
2 1626 (27.95%) MS Excel
3 166 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.53%) MS Project
5 29 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 14 (0.24%) SPSS
9 13 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 9 (0.15%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.14%) InDesign
12 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.052%) Maya
14 3 (0.052%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.017%) Revit
Business Applications
1 73 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
3 20 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 13 (0.22%) Eikon
7 12 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 10 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.12%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.069%) Remedy AR System
10 4 (0.069%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.069%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.069%) Agresso
10 4 (0.069%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.052%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.052%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 374 (6.43%) Office 365
2 109 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (1.22%) SaaS
4 59 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 55 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (0.83%) IaaS
7 35 (0.60%) PaaS
8 32 (0.55%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.086%) Joyent
10 5 (0.086%) GitHub
11 3 (0.052%) Force.com
12 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1357 (23.33%) DNS
2 1042 (17.91%) SAN
3 1018 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 1008 (17.33%) Firewall
5 1004 (17.26%) DHCP
6 728 (12.52%) LAN
7 670 (11.52%) WAN
8 596 (10.25%) VPN
9 282 (4.85%) Internet
10 280 (4.81%) NAS
11 261 (4.49%) VoIP
12 236 (4.06%) Wireless
13 192 (3.30%) LDAP
14 157 (2.70%) VLAN
15 149 (2.56%) SSL
16 122 (2.10%) iSCSI
17 110 (1.89%) Network Security
18 108 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
19 107 (1.84%) NetScaler
20 101 (1.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1075 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 342 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 166 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 122 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 103 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 101 (1.74%) MySQL
7 82 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 69 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 61 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 60 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 52 (0.89%) Relational Database
12 28 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
14 23 (0.40%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.34%) MS Access
16 18 (0.31%) MongoDB
17 17 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.28%) Data Mining
18 16 (0.28%) QlikView
19 12 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 105 (1.81%) Subversion
2 82 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 72 (1.24%) JIRA
4 68 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 46 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 45 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (0.45%) MSBuild
7 26 (0.45%) CruiseControl
8 24 (0.41%) MSI
9 23 (0.40%) AdminStudio
10 21 (0.36%) TeamCity
11 20 (0.34%) Moq
11 20 (0.34%) Artifactory
11 20 (0.34%) InstallShield
11 20 (0.34%) NUnit
12 18 (0.31%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.22%) JUnit
14 12 (0.21%) Toad
14 12 (0.21%) Log4Net
15 6 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1503 (25.84%) Finance
2 428 (7.36%) Law
3 420 (7.22%) Banking
4 294 (5.05%) Legal
5 150 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 142 (2.44%) Advertising
7 140 (2.41%) Retail
8 127 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 112 (1.93%) Marketing
10 105 (1.81%) Financial Institution
11 83 (1.43%) Back Office
12 51 (0.88%) French Language
13 50 (0.86%) Publishing
14 34 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 33 (0.57%) Front Office
16 29 (0.50%) Electronics
17 25 (0.43%) German Language
18 22 (0.38%) Games
19 13 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1493 (25.67%) Analyst
2 795 (13.67%) Support Analyst
3 785 (13.49%) Support Engineer
4 487 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 444 (7.63%) Administrator
6 440 (7.56%) IT Support
7 439 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 404 (6.95%) Service Analyst
9 383 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 350 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
11 348 (5.98%) Desktop Support
12 344 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
13 284 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
14 197 (3.39%) Architect
15 193 (3.32%) Consultant
16 185 (3.18%) IT Support Analyst
17 175 (3.01%) Technical Support
18 172 (2.96%) Team Leader
19 156 (2.68%) Server Engineer
20 154 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (4.61%) .NET
2 151 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 135 (2.32%) HTML
4 113 (1.94%) Web Services
5 101 (1.74%) CSS
6 87 (1.50%) jQuery
7 85 (1.46%) XML
8 77 (1.32%) Application Packaging
9 76 (1.31%) WCF
10 56 (0.96%) Software Packaging
11 55 (0.95%) HTML5
12 54 (0.93%) MSMQ
13 46 (0.79%) Middleware
14 45 (0.77%) .NET Framework
15 44 (0.76%) COM
16 37 (0.64%) Classic ASP
17 34 (0.58%) Ajax
18 31 (0.53%) REST
19 28 (0.48%) CSS3
20 27 (0.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 889 (15.28%) Blackberry
2 400 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 299 (5.14%) Clustering
4 263 (4.52%) Hedge funds
5 206 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 182 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 152 (2.61%) iPhone
8 141 (2.42%) Replication
9 109 (1.87%) iPad
10 106 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
11 94 (1.62%) PDA
12 56 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
13 52 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 49 (0.84%) User Experience
15 46 (0.79%) PKI
16 44 (0.76%) Thin Client
16 44 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 44 (0.76%) Fat Client
17 42 (0.72%) EqualLogic
18 41 (0.70%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4950 (85.10%) Windows
2 1939 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1469 (25.25%) Windows 7
4 1199 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 974 (16.74%) Windows XP
6 893 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 764 (13.13%) Linux
8 444 (7.63%) Windows 8
9 256 (4.40%) Mac OS X
10 196 (3.37%) UNIX
11 158 (2.72%) Android
12 149 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 133 (2.29%) Solaris
14 131 (2.25%) Apple iOS
15 129 (2.22%) Windows Vista
16 101 (1.74%) Mac OS
17 66 (1.13%) Windows 2000
18 55 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
19 38 (0.65%) Ubuntu
20 29 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1418 (24.38%) ITIL
2 318 (5.47%) Migration
3 303 (5.21%) Project Management
4 278 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 247 (4.25%) Service Management
6 216 (3.71%) Service Delivery
7 172 (2.96%) E-Commerce
8 156 (2.68%) Asset Management
9 155 (2.66%) Incident Management
10 154 (2.65%) Change Management
11 143 (2.46%) Configuration Management
11 143 (2.46%) CRM
12 139 (2.39%) Change Control
13 135 (2.32%) Agile Software Development
14 130 (2.23%) Mentoring
15 122 (2.10%) Load Balancing
16 115 (1.98%) Problem Management
17 114 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
18 110 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
18 110 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1001 (17.21%) SQL
2 640 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 186 (3.20%) VBScript
4 174 (2.99%) VB
5 172 (2.96%) C#
6 120 (2.06%) Perl
7 119 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 100 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 96 (1.65%) Python
10 92 (1.58%) Java
11 75 (1.29%) VBA
12 68 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 50 (0.86%) C
14 38 (0.65%) Shell Script
14 38 (0.65%) VB6
15 34 (0.58%) Ruby
16 30 (0.52%) PHP
17 25 (0.43%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.24%) C++
19 12 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1049 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 655 (11.26%) Degree
3 627 (10.78%) MCSE
4 355 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
5 341 (5.86%) MCITP
6 315 (5.42%) MCSA
7 293 (5.04%) CCNA
8 275 (4.73%) MCP
9 189 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 137 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 101 (1.74%) MCTS
12 100 (1.72%) CCNP
13 99 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
14 86 (1.48%) Security Cleared
15 64 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 62 (1.07%) CCA
17 57 (0.98%) A+ Certification
18 46 (0.79%) SC Cleared
18 46 (0.79%) MCDST
19 31 (0.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (7.96%) SLA
2 80 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 69 (1.19%) QA
4 38 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.29%) COBIT
8 8 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.12%) HL7
9 7 (0.12%) DICOM
10 6 (0.10%) BS7799
11 4 (0.069%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.017%) GxP
System Software
1 1613 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 561 (9.64%) Hyper-V
3 494 (8.49%) XenApp
4 443 (7.62%) vSphere
5 361 (6.21%) VMware ESX
6 225 (3.87%) XenDesktop
7 194 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
8 118 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 105 (1.81%) XenServer
10 103 (1.77%) Terminal Services
11 73 (1.25%) MetaFrame
12 72 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
13 50 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 45 (0.77%) Xen
15 44 (0.76%) UAG
16 39 (0.67%) NFS
17 36 (0.62%) VMware Server
18 29 (0.50%) ISA Server
19 23 (0.40%) DFS Replication
20 20 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 634 (10.90%) SCCM
2 356 (6.12%) SCOM
3 229 (3.94%) Backup Exec
4 159 (2.73%) WSUS
5 142 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 106 (1.82%) NetBackup
6 106 (1.82%) Nagios
7 95 (1.63%) Puppet
8 65 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 45 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
10 40 (0.69%) OpenView
11 36 (0.62%) SCOrch
12 33 (0.57%) HP SIM
12 33 (0.57%) SCVMM
13 28 (0.48%) Tivoli
13 28 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 20 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
14 20 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 19 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
16 17 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3067 (52.72%) Microsoft
2 2407 (41.38%) VMware
3 1622 (27.88%) Citrix
4 1172 (20.15%) Cisco
5 778 (13.37%) HP
6 397 (6.82%) Symantec
7 315 (5.42%) NetApp
8 307 (5.28%) Oracle
9 297 (5.11%) Apple
10 294 (5.05%) Dell
11 235 (4.04%) EMC
12 220 (3.78%) Bloomberg
13 188 (3.23%) Red Hat
14 171 (2.94%) Reuters
15 153 (2.63%) CheckPoint
16 136 (2.34%) Juniper
17 130 (2.23%) Avaya
18 116 (1.99%) Lotus
19 114 (1.96%) Remedy
20 102 (1.75%) Mitel
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits, Rewards + Non-Pressu
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday