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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2610 3262 2802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.34% 7.94% 6.57%
As % of the System Software category 55.05% 63.00% 65.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 2861 2456
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,100 £61,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
4741 5178 4279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.51% 12.61% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4508 3651
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -6 430 £45,000 - 72
Croydon +3 36 £27,000 +12.50% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +7 24 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Romford +2 19 £29,000 -10.76%
Wimbledon -3 15 £23,000 -38.66%
Canary Wharf -8 15 £24,000 -63.07% 1
Chiswick -4 14 £28,250 -37.22% 2
Ealing -8 13 £67,500 +92.85%
Sidcup 0 12 £37,500 -22.07% 1
Uxbridge 0 11 £25,000 -31.50%
Coulsdon 0 11 £24,000 -
Surbiton - 11 £85,000 -
Hounslow +1 9 £52,500 +116.49% 1
Bromley -9 9 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Stanmore - 9 £32,500 -
Docklands, London +14 7 £27,500 -24.13%
Hillingdon +4 6 £32,000 +30.61%
Greenwich +9 5 £55,000 +88.03% 1
Twickenham -7 5 £37,500 +70.45% 2
Hammersmith -12 5 £38,500 +60.41%
Chessington -8 4 £48,750 +54.76%
Lewisham - 4 £46,500 -
Rainham +1 3 - -
Beckenham - 3 £44,000 - 1
Brentford - 3 £47,500 -
Mitcham - 3 £32,500 -
Southall 0 2 £27,500 -
Grays -1 2 £23,125 +21.71% 1
Harrow +4 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Ilford +2 1 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Teddington -1 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Mayfair -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Southwark -4 1 £32,000 -
Feltham -4 1 - -
Enfield -7 1 £42,500 +60.37% 1
Wembley -8 1 £17,500 -22.22% 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4574 (86.09%) Windows
2 2883 (54.26%) Microsoft
3 2383 (44.85%) Windows Server
4 2193 (41.28%) VMware
5 1642 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1610 (30.30%) MS Exchange
7 1453 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1439 (27.08%) Citrix
9 1359 (25.58%) MS Excel
10 1325 (24.94%) ITIL
11 1311 (24.68%) Windows 7
12 1304 (24.54%) MS Office
13 1265 (23.81%) Finance
14 1222 (23.00%) DNS
15 1202 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 1050 (19.76%) Cisco
17 918 (17.28%) Firewall
18 867 (16.32%) SQL Server
19 865 (16.28%) Linux
20 850 (16.00%) SQL
21 848 (15.96%) DHCP
22 840 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
23 771 (14.51%) SAN
24 769 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
25 722 (13.59%) TCP/IP
26 709 (13.34%) Hyper-V
27 688 (12.95%) Office 365
28 671 (12.63%) SCCM
29 646 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
30 598 (11.26%) VPN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1610 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 769 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 494 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 429 (8.07%) IIS
5 426 (8.02%) Skype for Business
6 403 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 326 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 241 (4.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 164 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 104 (1.96%) Apache
11 79 (1.49%) Tomcat
12 57 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 45 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
14 43 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 33 (0.62%) IBM Notes
15 33 (0.62%) nginx
16 30 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (0.51%) Confluence
18 25 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
19 22 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1359 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 1304 (24.54%) MS Office
3 52 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.24%) MS Project
7 11 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.094%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.075%) InDesign
13 2 (0.038%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.038%) Maya
14 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.019%) HipChat
14 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 88 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 30 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.28%) Faxination
5 14 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.15%) Visualfiles
9 7 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
10 6 (0.11%) assyst
10 6 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
11 5 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.075%) Bankmaster
13 2 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
13 2 (0.038%) Eikon
13 2 (0.038%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.038%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 688 (12.95%) Office 365
2 256 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (1.98%) Mimecast
5 86 (1.62%) IaaS
6 51 (0.96%) SaaS
7 40 (0.75%) Google Apps
7 40 (0.75%) Yammer
8 33 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 31 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 31 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.58%) PaaS
10 19 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.19%) GitHub
12 9 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.11%) Dropbox
15 5 (0.094%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1222 (23.00%) DNS
2 918 (17.28%) Firewall
3 848 (15.96%) DHCP
4 771 (14.51%) SAN
5 722 (13.59%) TCP/IP
6 598 (11.26%) VPN
7 564 (10.62%) WAN
8 562 (10.58%) LAN
9 283 (5.33%) VoIP
10 255 (4.80%) NAS
11 212 (3.99%) Internet
12 204 (3.84%) VLAN
13 172 (3.24%) Wireless
14 150 (2.82%) LDAP
15 138 (2.60%) Network Security
16 130 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
17 122 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
18 121 (2.28%) iSCSI
18 121 (2.28%) SSL
19 105 (1.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 186 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 160 (3.01%) MySQL
4 131 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 100 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 95 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 27 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 22 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 20 (0.38%) Relational Database
13 19 (0.36%) GIS
14 14 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.26%) QlikView
15 13 (0.24%) Big Data
15 13 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.23%) IDOL
16 12 (0.23%) NoSQL
17 11 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 76 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 55 (1.04%) NUnit
3 55 (1.04%) SpecFlow
4 54 (1.02%) JIRA
5 52 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (0.90%) Subversion
7 38 (0.72%) FitNesse
8 28 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 23 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 22 (0.41%) MSBuild
11 21 (0.40%) MSI
12 19 (0.36%) ProC
13 17 (0.32%) Moq
13 17 (0.32%) MSTest
14 13 (0.24%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.23%) InstallShield
15 12 (0.23%) Vagrant
16 10 (0.19%) GitLab
16 10 (0.19%) JConsole
General
1 1265 (23.81%) Finance
2 402 (7.57%) Law
3 376 (7.08%) Banking
4 300 (5.65%) Legal
5 238 (4.48%) Retail
6 203 (3.82%) Telecoms
7 124 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 105 (1.98%) Back Office
9 96 (1.81%) Marketing
10 78 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 53 (1.00%) Advertising
12 50 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.77%) Brand Awareness
14 40 (0.75%) Electronics
15 35 (0.66%) Publishing
16 34 (0.64%) Games
17 33 (0.62%) Front Office
18 27 (0.51%) Billing
19 14 (0.26%) Spanish Language
20 13 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1350 (25.41%) Analyst
2 849 (15.98%) Support Engineer
3 673 (12.67%) Support Analyst
4 625 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 527 (9.92%) IT Support
6 463 (8.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 441 (8.30%) Desktop Support
8 408 (7.68%) Administrator
9 395 (7.43%) Service Analyst
10 393 (7.40%) Windows Engineer
11 371 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
12 341 (6.42%) IT Engineer
13 302 (5.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 282 (5.31%) IT Analyst
15 258 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
16 234 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
17 227 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 223 (4.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 206 (3.88%) Service Desk Support
20 204 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (4.57%) .NET
2 117 (2.20%) Web Services
3 109 (2.05%) HTML
4 76 (1.43%) LAMP
5 62 (1.17%) ASP.NET
5 62 (1.17%) CSS
6 46 (0.87%) XMPP
7 45 (0.85%) COM
7 45 (0.85%) XML
8 41 (0.77%) Software Packaging
9 40 (0.75%) MSMQ
9 40 (0.75%) WCF
10 35 (0.66%) Middleware
11 33 (0.62%) NHibernate
11 33 (0.62%) WPF
12 31 (0.58%) .NET Framework
13 26 (0.49%) jQuery
14 25 (0.47%) Silverlight
15 24 (0.45%) 802.1X
15 24 (0.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 567 (10.67%) Blackberry
2 427 (8.04%) Data Centre
3 357 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 273 (5.14%) Clustering
5 238 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 181 (3.41%) Hedge funds
7 173 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 168 (3.16%) Replication
9 158 (2.97%) iPhone
10 135 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
11 87 (1.64%) iPad
12 83 (1.56%) PKI
13 66 (1.24%) Driving Licence
14 52 (0.98%) Fat Client
14 52 (0.98%) Thin Client
15 51 (0.96%) PDA
16 49 (0.92%) EMC VNX
16 49 (0.92%) Visualisation
17 41 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
18 38 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4574 (86.09%) Windows
2 2383 (44.85%) Windows Server
3 1642 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1311 (24.68%) Windows 7
5 1202 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 865 (16.28%) Linux
7 646 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 556 (10.46%) Windows 8
9 391 (7.36%) Windows XP
10 269 (5.06%) Android
11 268 (5.04%) Unix
12 202 (3.80%) Mac OS X
13 153 (2.88%) Apple iOS
14 123 (2.32%) Windows 10
15 121 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 94 (1.77%) Mac OS
17 84 (1.58%) CentOS
18 60 (1.13%) Windows Vista
19 54 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
20 48 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1325 (24.94%) ITIL
2 277 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 250 (4.71%) Service Management
4 248 (4.67%) Migration
5 222 (4.18%) Information Security
6 215 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 208 (3.91%) Change Management
8 205 (3.86%) Incident Management
9 194 (3.65%) Project Management
10 192 (3.61%) Service Delivery
11 179 (3.37%) Mentoring
12 171 (3.22%) Problem Management
13 162 (3.05%) CRM
14 161 (3.03%) High Availability
15 156 (2.94%) E-Commerce
16 145 (2.73%) Presales
17 144 (2.71%) Business Continuity
18 139 (2.62%) Time Management
19 137 (2.58%) Load Balancing
20 131 (2.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 850 (16.00%) SQL
2 591 (11.12%) PowerShell
3 201 (3.78%) C#
4 180 (3.39%) Perl
5 153 (2.88%) Bash Shell
6 147 (2.77%) Python
7 138 (2.60%) C
8 103 (1.94%) Java
9 89 (1.68%) JavaScript
10 80 (1.51%) VBScript
11 65 (1.22%) VB
12 37 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 36 (0.68%) Ruby
13 36 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 33 (0.62%) PHP
15 30 (0.56%) VB.NET
16 29 (0.55%) C++
17 17 (0.32%) VBA
18 14 (0.26%) AWK
18 14 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 840 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 525 (9.88%) MCSE
3 506 (9.52%) Degree
4 376 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
5 298 (5.61%) MCSA
6 290 (5.46%) CCNA
7 210 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 197 (3.71%) MCITP
9 181 (3.41%) MCP
10 166 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
11 151 (2.84%) Security Cleared
12 128 (2.41%) CCNP
13 119 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
14 85 (1.60%) CISSP
14 85 (1.60%) DV Cleared
14 85 (1.60%) MCTS
15 79 (1.49%) CCA
16 70 (1.32%) SC Cleared
17 58 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 50 (0.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (7.28%) SLA
2 111 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (1.68%) QA
4 57 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.45%) COBIT
6 23 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.21%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.094%) HL7
10 5 (0.094%) SAS 70
11 3 (0.056%) ISO15022
11 3 (0.056%) ISO20022
11 3 (0.056%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.038%) BS7799
12 2 (0.038%) DICOM
12 2 (0.038%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 14000
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1453 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 709 (13.34%) Hyper-V
3 501 (9.43%) XenApp
4 328 (6.17%) vSphere
5 196 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
6 181 (3.41%) VMware ESX
7 156 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 127 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 120 (2.26%) Terminal Services
10 83 (1.56%) NFS
11 76 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
12 75 (1.41%) Xen
13 65 (1.22%) XenServer
14 47 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 46 (0.87%) vCloud
16 44 (0.83%) Firmware
17 40 (0.75%) Terminal Server
18 38 (0.72%) DFS Replication
19 31 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 30 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 671 (12.63%) SCCM
2 260 (4.89%) SCOM
3 163 (3.07%) Backup Exec
4 138 (2.60%) WSUS
5 112 (2.11%) Nagios
6 92 (1.73%) Puppet
7 70 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 63 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 56 (1.05%) NetBackup
10 54 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
11 47 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
12 45 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
13 41 (0.77%) Hyperic
14 39 (0.73%) Cacti
15 36 (0.68%) SCOrch
16 35 (0.66%) AirWatch
16 35 (0.66%) EdgeSight
17 33 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
18 31 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
19 26 (0.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2883 (54.26%) Microsoft
2 2193 (41.28%) VMware
3 1439 (27.08%) Citrix
4 1050 (19.76%) Cisco
5 550 (10.35%) HP
6 367 (6.91%) NetApp
7 309 (5.82%) Oracle
8 273 (5.14%) Symantec
9 269 (5.06%) Apple
10 265 (4.99%) Dell
11 186 (3.50%) Bloomberg
11 186 (3.50%) EMC
12 168 (3.16%) SolarWinds
13 164 (3.09%) Red Hat
14 154 (2.90%) iManage
15 147 (2.77%) Veeam
16 107 (2.01%) CheckPoint
16 107 (2.01%) Reuters
17 106 (2.00%) Mitel
18 105 (1.98%) Google
City, London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 37K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 37K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits+ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + package
Posted: Yesterday
Northwood, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £650000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Smart TV Broadcasting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday