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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3029 2538 2776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.70% 5.65% 5.82%
As % of the System Software category 59.83% 58.49% 58.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2672 2254 2460
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
5063 4339 4721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.20% 9.66% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4453 3798 4139
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 October 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 30 October 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 +11 759 £42,500 -5.55% 100
Bromley +19 45 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Croydon +4 43 £32,500 -26.96% 3
Wimbledon +5 38 £36,750 -12.50%
Uxbridge -10 17 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 10 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Canary Wharf +34 7 £110,000 +95.55%
Harrow - 7 - - 1
Westminster -1 5 £38,000 +105.40%
Hammersmith -11 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Surbiton - 5 £19,000 -
Chiswick 0 4 £32,250 -0.76%
Hayes -2 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Morden - 4 - - 1
Wembley - 4 £32,500 -
Sidcup +2 3 £23,000 -51.57%
Hounslow -1 3 £21,000 -61.81% 1
Twickenham -2 3 £20,250 -42.95% 1
Greenwich -5 3 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Mayfair - 3 - -
New Malden - 3 - - 6
Greenford - 3 £30,000 -
Barking +2 2 £25,750 -4.62%
Feltham +1 2 - -
Paddington 0 2 £48,750 -
Chessington -5 2 £23,500 -47.77% 1
Docklands, London -18 2 £27,000 -40.00%
Ilford - 2 £29,000 -
Romford +7 1 £31,500 +28.57% 2
Stanmore -1 1 £22,000 -22.80% 1
Enfield -5 1 £24,000 -55.55% 2
Southwark -10 1 £55,000 +29.41%
South Croydon - 1 £45,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £21,000 - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5037 (85.65%) Windows
2 3146 (53.49%) Microsoft
3 2393 (40.69%) VMware
4 2283 (38.82%) MS Exchange
5 1981 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1765 (30.01%) MS Office
7 1680 (28.57%) Citrix
8 1650 (28.06%) MS Excel
9 1570 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1563 (26.58%) Windows 7
11 1466 (24.93%) Finance
12 1451 (24.67%) ITIL
13 1374 (23.36%) DNS
14 1237 (21.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 1214 (20.64%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1167 (19.84%) Cisco
17 1058 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 1035 (17.60%) SQL Server
19 1034 (17.58%) Windows XP
20 1015 (17.26%) SAN
21 1010 (17.17%) DHCP
22 1000 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 997 (16.95%) TCP/IP
24 996 (16.94%) Firewall
25 930 (15.81%) SQL
26 916 (15.58%) Blackberry
27 717 (12.19%) HP
28 695 (11.82%) LAN
29 682 (11.60%) SharePoint
30 666 (11.32%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2283 (38.82%) MS Exchange
2 1214 (20.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 682 (11.60%) SharePoint
4 616 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 551 (9.37%) IIS
6 497 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 456 (7.75%) Lync
8 394 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 352 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 137 (2.33%) Apache
11 111 (1.89%) IBM Notes
12 106 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
13 83 (1.41%) Tomcat
14 70 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 68 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
16 58 (0.99%) WorkSite
17 48 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
18 43 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
19 31 (0.53%) JBoss
20 23 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1765 (30.01%) MS Office
2 1650 (28.06%) MS Excel
3 177 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.51%) MS Project
6 20 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 14 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.20%) SPSS
11 8 (0.14%) InDesign
12 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.051%) Maya
14 3 (0.051%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.051%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.017%) Revit
16 1 (0.017%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 85 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 18 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.22%) Eikon
6 12 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.085%) Adaptiv
11 4 (0.068%) Agresso
11 4 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
11 4 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.068%) Advent Moxy
11 4 (0.068%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 378 (6.43%) Office 365
2 105 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (1.02%) SaaS
4 58 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (0.70%) IaaS
7 27 (0.46%) PaaS
7 27 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.068%) GitHub
10 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1374 (23.36%) DNS
2 1015 (17.26%) SAN
3 1010 (17.17%) DHCP
4 997 (16.95%) TCP/IP
5 996 (16.94%) Firewall
6 695 (11.82%) LAN
7 647 (11.00%) WAN
7 647 (11.00%) VPN
8 281 (4.78%) Internet
9 263 (4.47%) VoIP
10 238 (4.05%) NAS
11 228 (3.88%) Wireless
12 163 (2.77%) LDAP
13 149 (2.53%) iSCSI
14 145 (2.47%) SSL
15 139 (2.36%) VLAN
16 125 (2.13%) NetScaler
17 119 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
18 115 (1.96%) Network Security
19 108 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1035 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 326 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 170 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 86 (1.46%) MySQL
5 85 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 63 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
7 59 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 55 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 41 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 18 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (0.31%) MS Access
10 18 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.26%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 83 (1.41%) Subversion
2 71 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 63 (1.07%) JIRA
4 54 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 43 (0.73%) Jenkins
6 42 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (0.63%) MSI
8 30 (0.51%) InstallShield
9 25 (0.43%) AdminStudio
10 22 (0.37%) Artifactory
11 21 (0.36%) TeamCity
12 19 (0.32%) Moq
12 19 (0.32%) NUnit
13 16 (0.27%) CruiseControl
13 16 (0.27%) MSBuild
14 14 (0.24%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.20%) Toad
15 12 (0.20%) Log4Net
16 10 (0.17%) JUnit
17 8 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1466 (24.93%) Finance
2 411 (6.99%) Law
3 407 (6.92%) Banking
4 291 (4.95%) Legal
5 182 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 132 (2.24%) Retail
7 118 (2.01%) Advertising
8 111 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 94 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 89 (1.51%) Marketing
11 71 (1.21%) Back Office
12 53 (0.90%) Publishing
13 46 (0.78%) French Language
14 34 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 31 (0.53%) Front Office
16 25 (0.43%) Electronics
17 22 (0.37%) Games
18 21 (0.36%) German Language
19 13 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1591 (27.05%) Analyst
2 849 (14.44%) Support Engineer
3 841 (14.30%) Support Analyst
4 495 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 495 (8.42%) IT Support
5 455 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 451 (7.67%) Service Analyst
7 433 (7.36%) Service Desk Analyst
8 391 (6.65%) Administrator
9 377 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 369 (6.27%) Desktop Support
11 300 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
12 291 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
13 218 (3.71%) Consultant
14 207 (3.52%) Technical Support
15 202 (3.43%) IT Support Analyst
16 179 (3.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 164 (2.79%) Architect
17 164 (2.79%) Team Leader
18 159 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (4.25%) .NET
2 146 (2.48%) ASP.NET
3 123 (2.09%) Web Services
4 122 (2.07%) HTML
5 94 (1.60%) CSS
6 91 (1.55%) Application Packaging
7 73 (1.24%) WCF
7 73 (1.24%) jQuery
7 73 (1.24%) XML
8 53 (0.90%) HTML5
9 49 (0.83%) MSMQ
10 46 (0.78%) Classic ASP
11 45 (0.77%) Software Packaging
11 45 (0.77%) .NET Framework
12 34 (0.58%) REST
13 33 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 30 (0.51%) Middleware
15 29 (0.49%) SOAP
16 28 (0.48%) ADO.NET
17 26 (0.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 916 (15.58%) Blackberry
2 372 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 296 (5.03%) Clustering
4 232 (3.94%) Hedge funds
5 202 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 173 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 160 (2.72%) iPhone
8 127 (2.16%) Replication
9 110 (1.87%) iPad
10 95 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
11 91 (1.55%) PDA
12 58 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 58 (0.99%) Fat Client
13 50 (0.85%) User Experience
14 49 (0.83%) PKI
15 44 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 41 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
17 39 (0.66%) EqualLogic
17 39 (0.66%) CLARiiON
18 36 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5037 (85.65%) Windows
2 1981 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 1563 (26.58%) Windows 7
4 1237 (21.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1034 (17.58%) Windows XP
6 1000 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 666 (11.32%) Linux
8 528 (8.98%) Windows 8
9 263 (4.47%) Mac OS X
10 168 (2.86%) UNIX
11 165 (2.81%) Android
12 148 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 138 (2.35%) Apple iOS
14 129 (2.19%) Windows Vista
15 95 (1.62%) Mac OS
16 91 (1.55%) Solaris
17 68 (1.16%) Windows 2000
18 55 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
19 39 (0.66%) CentOS
20 33 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1451 (24.67%) ITIL
2 329 (5.59%) Migration
3 287 (4.88%) Project Management
4 266 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 228 (3.88%) Service Management
6 202 (3.43%) Service Delivery
7 170 (2.89%) CRM
8 160 (2.72%) Asset Management
9 151 (2.57%) Incident Management
10 148 (2.52%) Change Control
11 147 (2.50%) Change Management
12 141 (2.40%) Configuration Management
13 136 (2.31%) Mentoring
14 130 (2.21%) Load Balancing
15 127 (2.16%) E-Commerce
16 122 (2.07%) Problem Management
17 116 (1.97%) Agile Software Development
18 113 (1.92%) PRINCE2
19 110 (1.87%) Root Cause Analysis
20 109 (1.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 930 (15.81%) SQL
2 578 (9.83%) PowerShell
3 176 (2.99%) VBScript
4 173 (2.94%) C#
5 166 (2.82%) VB
6 101 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 100 (1.70%) Python
8 98 (1.67%) Perl
9 83 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 76 (1.29%) Java
11 63 (1.07%) VBA
12 51 (0.87%) C
13 47 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 47 (0.80%) VB6
14 34 (0.58%) Ruby
14 34 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 34 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 34 (0.58%) PHP
15 14 (0.24%) C++
16 13 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1058 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 650 (11.05%) Degree
3 648 (11.02%) MCSE
4 364 (6.19%) MCSA
5 350 (5.95%) MCITP
6 337 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
7 305 (5.19%) MCP
8 283 (4.81%) CCNA
9 208 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 139 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 127 (2.16%) MCTS
12 116 (1.97%) Security Cleared
13 115 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
14 106 (1.80%) CCNP
15 78 (1.33%) SC Cleared
16 77 (1.31%) CCA
17 73 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 62 (1.05%) A+ Certification
19 45 (0.77%) MCDST
20 33 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 467 (7.94%) SLA
2 78 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (0.99%) QA
4 34 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.32%) COBIT
8 9 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.14%) HL7
9 8 (0.14%) DICOM
10 6 (0.10%) BS7799
11 4 (0.068%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.017%) GxP
System Software
1 1570 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 579 (9.85%) Hyper-V
3 548 (9.32%) XenApp
4 478 (8.13%) vSphere
5 323 (5.49%) VMware ESX
6 252 (4.28%) XenDesktop
7 202 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
8 132 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 108 (1.84%) XenServer
10 80 (1.36%) Terminal Services
11 73 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
12 71 (1.21%) MetaFrame
13 55 (0.94%) NFS
14 45 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 42 (0.71%) VMware Server
16 40 (0.68%) UAG
17 34 (0.58%) Xen
18 33 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 32 (0.54%) DFS Replication
20 26 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 660 (11.22%) SCCM
2 370 (6.29%) SCOM
3 220 (3.74%) Backup Exec
4 143 (2.43%) WSUS
5 134 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 105 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 84 (1.43%) Nagios
8 76 (1.29%) Puppet
9 71 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 56 (0.95%) SCVMM
11 40 (0.68%) SCOrch
12 38 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
12 38 (0.65%) HP SIM
13 36 (0.61%) OpenView
14 30 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
15 27 (0.46%) Tivoli
16 26 (0.44%) SCDPM
17 24 (0.41%) FortiGate
18 22 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 22 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3146 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 2393 (40.69%) VMware
3 1680 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1167 (19.84%) Cisco
5 717 (12.19%) HP
6 402 (6.84%) Symantec
7 326 (5.54%) NetApp
8 303 (5.15%) Apple
9 302 (5.14%) Dell
10 246 (4.18%) Oracle
11 237 (4.03%) Bloomberg
12 211 (3.59%) EMC
13 193 (3.28%) Red Hat
14 180 (3.06%) Reuters
15 152 (2.58%) Juniper
16 149 (2.53%) Avaya
17 143 (2.43%) CheckPoint
18 135 (2.30%) Lotus
19 109 (1.85%) Mitel
19 109 (1.85%) Veeam
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