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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3006 2516 2473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.24% 5.96% 5.51%
As % of the System Software category 59.54% 59.90% 59.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2681 2241 2195
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
5049 4200 4128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.17% 9.94% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4421 3625 3622
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 771 £44,000 +3.52% 79
Croydon +15 33 £24,000 -23.80% 2
Bromley +2 27 £22,500 -40.00%
Wimbledon +13 23 £36,750 +15.29% 1
Canary Wharf +28 16 £58,750 -30.88%
Chessington +1 15 £31,500 +44.00% 3
Wembley +8 14 £22,250 -25.83% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -4 13 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Uxbridge -9 13 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Docklands, London +3 10 £49,250 -27.03%
Twickenham -4 9 £22,000 -35.29% 1
Chiswick +1 8 £45,000 +66.66% 2
Hammersmith 0 8 £23,250 - 2
Enfield +6 7 £26,500 -47.00% 3
Teddington - 7 £42,500 -
Barnet +3 5 £33,000 - 1
Hounslow -4 5 £24,250 +5.43%
Hayes - 5 £41,250 -
Greenwich - 5 £30,000 -
Greenford +3 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Hillingdon - 4 £24,500 -
Mayfair - 4 £40,000 -
Romford -4 3 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Morden - 3 - -
Ealing +5 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Ilford +4 2 £30,000 +87.50% 1
Sidcup -10 2 £45,250 +96.20%
Worcester Park - 2 £34,500 - 1
Westminster - 2 £40,250 - 1
Carshalton - 2 £25,000 -
Harrow +10 1 £22,500 -44.44% 2
Stanmore +2 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Surbiton -5 1 £20,500 +7.89% 1
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £24,000 -
Feltham - 1 £46,000 - 2
Grays - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £26,000 - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5241 (87.64%) Windows
2 3318 (55.48%) Microsoft
3 2442 (40.84%) VMware
4 2386 (39.90%) MS Exchange
5 2024 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1801 (30.12%) MS Office
7 1763 (29.48%) MS Excel
8 1738 (29.06%) Windows 7
9 1716 (28.70%) Citrix
10 1638 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1452 (24.28%) ITIL
12 1443 (24.13%) Finance
13 1408 (23.55%) DNS
14 1278 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 1242 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 1227 (20.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 1119 (18.71%) Cisco
18 1109 (18.55%) Firewall
19 1092 (18.26%) SQL Server
20 1073 (17.94%) SAN
21 1050 (17.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 992 (16.59%) Windows XP
23 973 (16.27%) Blackberry
24 970 (16.22%) DHCP
25 964 (16.12%) TCP/IP
26 914 (15.28%) SQL
27 744 (12.44%) VPN
28 743 (12.42%) LAN
29 736 (12.31%) Hyper-V
30 709 (11.86%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2386 (39.90%) MS Exchange
2 1227 (20.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 696 (11.64%) SharePoint
4 615 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 576 (9.63%) Lync
6 536 (8.96%) IIS
7 529 (8.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 515 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 338 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 124 (2.07%) Apache
11 118 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 86 (1.44%) IBM Notes
13 82 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
14 79 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 75 (1.25%) Tomcat
16 40 (0.67%) WorkSite
17 37 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
18 28 (0.47%) nginx
19 26 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
20 22 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1801 (30.12%) MS Office
2 1763 (29.48%) MS Excel
3 170 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 21 (0.35%) MS Project
7 11 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.12%) SPSS
10 5 (0.084%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.050%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.033%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.017%) Maya
14 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.017%) Revit
Business Applications
1 77 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
3 37 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 16 (0.27%) Eikon
6 8 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.067%) AWD
8 4 (0.067%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.067%) Advent Moxy
8 4 (0.067%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.050%) assyst
9 3 (0.050%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.050%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.050%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 497 (8.31%) Office 365
2 208 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 77 (1.29%) IaaS
5 63 (1.05%) SaaS
6 50 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (0.69%) Google Apps
8 38 (0.64%) PaaS
9 12 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.15%) Yammer
12 8 (0.13%) Terremark
13 7 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.084%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.067%) GitHub
16 3 (0.050%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.050%) Route 53
17 2 (0.033%) ElastiCache
17 2 (0.033%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 2 (0.033%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1408 (23.55%) DNS
2 1109 (18.55%) Firewall
3 1073 (17.94%) SAN
4 970 (16.22%) DHCP
5 964 (16.12%) TCP/IP
6 744 (12.44%) VPN
7 743 (12.42%) LAN
8 675 (11.29%) WAN
9 343 (5.74%) Internet
10 281 (4.70%) VoIP
11 234 (3.91%) NAS
12 229 (3.83%) Wireless
13 202 (3.38%) iSCSI
14 166 (2.78%) VLAN
15 146 (2.44%) Network Security
16 126 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
17 124 (2.07%) LDAP
18 122 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
19 109 (1.82%) SSL
20 108 (1.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1092 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 304 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 177 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 122 (2.04%) MySQL
5 83 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 77 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 63 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 49 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 32 (0.54%) Relational Database
12 23 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (0.28%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.27%) MS Access
16 12 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (0.20%) Big Data
17 11 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
18 10 (0.17%) DB2
19 9 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 85 (1.42%) Subversion
2 67 (1.12%) JIRA
2 67 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 53 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 49 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 29 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 25 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (0.42%) InstallShield
7 24 (0.40%) MSI
8 21 (0.35%) Artifactory
9 19 (0.32%) Moq
9 19 (0.32%) NUnit
10 12 (0.20%) AdminStudio
11 11 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.12%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.12%) Toad
14 6 (0.10%) Hudson
15 5 (0.084%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.084%) CruiseControl
General
1 1443 (24.13%) Finance
2 481 (8.04%) Law
3 430 (7.19%) Banking
4 312 (5.22%) Legal
5 219 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 130 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 129 (2.16%) Retail
8 114 (1.91%) Advertising
9 113 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 91 (1.52%) Marketing
11 90 (1.51%) Back Office
12 54 (0.90%) Front Office
13 45 (0.75%) Publishing
14 41 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 40 (0.67%) Games
16 28 (0.47%) French Language
17 23 (0.38%) Electronics
18 16 (0.27%) German Language
19 14 (0.23%) Billing
20 12 (0.20%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1599 (26.74%) Analyst
2 957 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 890 (14.88%) Support Analyst
4 558 (9.33%) IT Support
5 550 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 479 (8.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 457 (7.64%) Service Analyst
8 455 (7.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 453 (7.58%) Desktop Support
10 357 (5.97%) Administrator
11 336 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
12 302 (5.05%) Consultant
13 277 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
14 276 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
15 256 (4.28%) IT Support Analyst
16 217 (3.63%) Technical Support
17 194 (3.24%) Architect
18 179 (2.99%) Desktop Analyst
19 174 (2.91%) Server Engineer
20 165 (2.76%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (4.21%) .NET
2 114 (1.91%) HTML
3 107 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 103 (1.72%) Web Services
5 86 (1.44%) CSS
6 82 (1.37%) Application Packaging
7 64 (1.07%) XML
8 61 (1.02%) jQuery
9 58 (0.97%) WCF
10 50 (0.84%) Software Packaging
11 40 (0.67%) Classic ASP
12 38 (0.64%) .NET Framework
13 35 (0.59%) HTML5
14 34 (0.57%) SOAP
15 32 (0.54%) REST
16 31 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 28 (0.47%) Ajax
18 27 (0.45%) MSMQ
18 27 (0.45%) ADO.NET
19 25 (0.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 973 (16.27%) Blackberry
2 314 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 253 (4.23%) Hedge funds
4 252 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 249 (4.16%) Clustering
6 180 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 175 (2.93%) Replication
8 173 (2.89%) iPhone
9 89 (1.49%) Thin Client
9 89 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 89 (1.49%) Fat Client
10 81 (1.35%) iPad
11 65 (1.09%) PDA
12 60 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 56 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
14 50 (0.84%) PKI
15 47 (0.79%) Smartphone
16 45 (0.75%) CMDB
17 37 (0.62%) Client/Server
18 36 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5241 (87.64%) Windows
2 2024 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1738 (29.06%) Windows 7
4 1278 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1242 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 992 (16.59%) Windows XP
7 704 (11.77%) Windows 8
8 645 (10.79%) Linux
9 295 (4.93%) Mac OS X
10 181 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 170 (2.84%) UNIX
12 169 (2.83%) Android
13 132 (2.21%) Apple iOS
14 120 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 91 (1.52%) Mac OS
16 80 (1.34%) Solaris
17 69 (1.15%) Windows 2000
18 56 (0.94%) CentOS
19 40 (0.67%) AIX
20 31 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1452 (24.28%) ITIL
2 347 (5.80%) Migration
3 323 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 282 (4.72%) Service Delivery
5 248 (4.15%) Service Management
6 243 (4.06%) Project Management
7 157 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 155 (2.59%) CRM
9 153 (2.56%) Incident Management
10 151 (2.53%) Change Management
11 144 (2.41%) Problem Management
12 134 (2.24%) Mentoring
13 131 (2.19%) Asset Management
14 130 (2.17%) Business Continuity
15 125 (2.09%) E-Commerce
16 122 (2.04%) Change Control
17 118 (1.97%) Agile Software Development
18 110 (1.84%) Document Management
19 101 (1.69%) Information Security
20 98 (1.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 914 (15.28%) SQL
2 662 (11.07%) PowerShell
3 167 (2.79%) C#
4 152 (2.54%) VBScript
5 140 (2.34%) VB
6 127 (2.12%) Perl
7 96 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 94 (1.57%) Python
9 89 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 82 (1.37%) Java
11 75 (1.25%) C
12 43 (0.72%) PHP
12 43 (0.72%) VBA
13 42 (0.70%) Ruby
14 34 (0.57%) VB6
15 32 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 30 (0.50%) T-SQL
17 17 (0.28%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.22%) C++
19 10 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1050 (17.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 707 (11.82%) MCSE
3 674 (11.27%) Degree
4 354 (5.92%) MCSA
5 353 (5.90%) MCP
6 343 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
7 332 (5.55%) MCITP
8 273 (4.57%) CCNA
9 234 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 164 (2.74%) Security Cleared
11 159 (2.66%) MCTS
12 130 (2.17%) SC Cleared
13 115 (1.92%) CCNP
14 113 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
15 110 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
16 97 (1.62%) CCA
17 75 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 58 (0.97%) A+ Certification
19 44 (0.74%) MCDST
20 35 (0.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 472 (7.89%) SLA
2 55 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 42 (0.70%) QA
5 21 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.23%) COBIT
8 10 (0.17%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.084%) HL7
9 5 (0.084%) DICOM
10 4 (0.067%) BS7799
11 1 (0.017%) GxP
System Software
1 1638 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 736 (12.31%) Hyper-V
3 604 (10.10%) XenApp
4 518 (8.66%) vSphere
5 255 (4.26%) VMware ESX
6 241 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
7 238 (3.98%) XenDesktop
8 145 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 133 (2.22%) XenServer
10 102 (1.71%) Terminal Services
11 75 (1.25%) VMware Server
12 66 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
12 66 (1.10%) NFS
13 56 (0.94%) MetaFrame
14 46 (0.77%) Xen
14 46 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 40 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 36 (0.60%) Terminal Server
17 34 (0.57%) ISA Server
18 26 (0.43%) UAG
Systems Management
1 709 (11.86%) SCCM
2 458 (7.66%) SCOM
3 185 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 123 (2.06%) WSUS
5 99 (1.66%) Nagios
6 95 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 88 (1.47%) NetBackup
8 83 (1.39%) Puppet
9 67 (1.12%) SCVMM
10 52 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 47 (0.79%) SCOrch
12 46 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
13 40 (0.67%) OpenView
14 36 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
15 35 (0.59%) HP SIM
15 35 (0.59%) FortiGate
16 29 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 28 (0.47%) Tivoli
17 28 (0.47%) logstash
18 26 (0.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3318 (55.48%) Microsoft
2 2442 (40.84%) VMware
3 1716 (28.70%) Citrix
4 1119 (18.71%) Cisco
5 660 (11.04%) HP
6 363 (6.07%) Symantec
7 328 (5.48%) Dell
8 326 (5.45%) Apple
9 320 (5.35%) NetApp
10 262 (4.38%) EMC
11 250 (4.18%) Bloomberg
12 233 (3.90%) Oracle
13 208 (3.48%) Reuters
14 200 (3.34%) Red Hat
15 183 (3.06%) Juniper
16 132 (2.21%) CheckPoint
17 126 (2.11%) Avaya
18 116 (1.94%) Veeam
19 113 (1.89%) Remedy
20 102 (1.71%) Lotus
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum depending experience + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Benefits + Exceptional Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15-20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45k - £50k
Posted: Yesterday