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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2563 2786 2319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.81% 6.00% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 56.11% 58.09% 56.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2459 2032
Average salary £38,775 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
4568 4796 4110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.35% 10.33% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3988 4129 3557
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -17 459 £39,000 -12.35% 57
Croydon +6 27 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Bromley +7 16 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Uxbridge +14 15 £31,250 -17.76%
Docklands, London +8 14 £38,750 +29.16%
Chiswick +2 13 £41,500 +84.44% 1
Wembley +12 12 £26,200 -19.38% 1
Hammersmith +11 11 £28,500 -18.57%
Ealing -17 11 £57,500 +6.48%
Surbiton +4 10 £32,000 +18.51% 4
Harrow +12 9 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Barnet +4 8 £33,000 -4.34%
Sidcup +7 7 £50,500 +119.56%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 7 £38,066 -4.83% 2
Feltham -10 7 £41,250 - 1
Canary Wharf -1 6 £27,000 -75.45%
Wimbledon -3 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Mitcham - 6 £51,250 -
Twickenham -12 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Mayfair -4 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Stanmore - 4 £26,500 -
Bermondsey - 4 £21,750 -
Chessington +6 3 £31,000 -
Brentford +5 3 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Enfield +3 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Dagenham +7 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Southwark +5 1 £28,500 -48.18%
Romford +3 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Finchley -1 1 £42,500 -
Greenford -8 1 £19,000 -10.05%
Southall - 1 £22,500 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Edgware - 1 £21,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4535 (86.35%) Windows
2 2939 (55.96%) Microsoft
3 2319 (44.15%) VMware
4 1932 (36.79%) MS Exchange
5 1789 (34.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1542 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1419 (27.02%) Windows 7
8 1397 (26.60%) Citrix
9 1340 (25.51%) MS Office
10 1338 (25.48%) MS Excel
11 1276 (24.30%) Finance
12 1255 (23.90%) ITIL
13 1247 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 1102 (20.98%) DNS
15 980 (18.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 964 (18.35%) Cisco
17 962 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 879 (16.74%) SAN
19 871 (16.58%) Firewall
20 859 (16.36%) SQL
21 817 (15.56%) SQL Server
22 806 (15.35%) TCP/IP
23 796 (15.16%) DHCP
24 763 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 752 (14.32%) Blackberry
26 710 (13.52%) PowerShell
27 673 (12.81%) HP
28 670 (12.76%) SCCM
29 664 (12.64%) Linux
30 643 (12.24%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1932 (36.79%) MS Exchange
2 980 (18.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 505 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 479 (9.12%) SharePoint
5 460 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 417 (7.94%) Lync
7 415 (7.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 390 (7.43%) IIS
9 227 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 94 (1.79%) Apache
11 82 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 67 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 67 (1.28%) WorkSite
13 39 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 34 (0.65%) Tomcat
15 30 (0.57%) IBM Notes
16 28 (0.53%) nginx
17 22 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
18 18 (0.34%) CMS
19 15 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1340 (25.51%) MS Office
2 1338 (25.48%) MS Excel
3 98 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.25%) MS Project
7 10 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.11%) InDesign
11 4 (0.076%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.076%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.057%) Revit
13 2 (0.038%) SketchUp
13 2 (0.038%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 67 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
3 37 (0.70%) Northgate Housing
4 32 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 18 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 10 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.13%) HFM
7 7 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
9 5 (0.095%) Infor CRM
10 4 (0.076%) assyst
10 4 (0.076%) Agresso
10 4 (0.076%) Eikon
11 3 (0.057%) ResourceLink
11 3 (0.057%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.038%) RMDS
12 2 (0.038%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 601 (11.44%) Office 365
2 231 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
4 111 (2.11%) Mimecast
5 63 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (0.97%) IaaS
7 43 (0.82%) SaaS
8 41 (0.78%) Google Apps
9 29 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (0.51%) PaaS
11 12 (0.23%) Symantec.cloud
12 8 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.13%) Yammer
14 6 (0.11%) GitHub
15 4 (0.076%) Terremark
15 4 (0.076%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1102 (20.98%) DNS
2 879 (16.74%) SAN
3 871 (16.58%) Firewall
4 806 (15.35%) TCP/IP
5 796 (15.16%) DHCP
6 565 (10.76%) LAN
7 519 (9.88%) WAN
8 493 (9.39%) VPN
9 331 (6.30%) VoIP
10 299 (5.69%) NAS
11 232 (4.42%) VLAN
12 200 (3.81%) Internet
13 190 (3.62%) Wireless
14 149 (2.84%) Network Security
15 126 (2.40%) LDAP
16 115 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
17 105 (2.00%) iSCSI
18 98 (1.87%) NetScaler
19 86 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
20 70 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 817 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 199 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (2.34%) MySQL
4 82 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 79 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 70 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 46 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
11 22 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 15 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.21%) MongoDB
16 9 (0.17%) Big Data
17 8 (0.15%) DTS
Development Applications
1 68 (1.29%) JIRA
2 56 (1.07%) Subversion
3 48 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 40 (0.76%) InstallShield
5 37 (0.70%) MSI
6 34 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 30 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 18 (0.34%) ProC
10 14 (0.27%) MSBuild
11 13 (0.25%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.21%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.19%) NUnit
14 8 (0.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 8 (0.15%) AdminStudio
14 8 (0.15%) MSTest
15 7 (0.13%) Moq
15 7 (0.13%) Artifactory
16 6 (0.11%) Hudson
17 5 (0.095%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1276 (24.30%) Finance
2 425 (8.09%) Law
3 378 (7.20%) Banking
4 358 (6.82%) Legal
5 199 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 120 (2.28%) Retail
7 116 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 103 (1.96%) Advertising
9 92 (1.75%) Back Office
10 70 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 58 (1.10%) Marketing
12 55 (1.05%) Front Office
13 42 (0.80%) Games
14 34 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 29 (0.55%) Publishing
16 21 (0.40%) Electronics
17 18 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
18 13 (0.25%) French Language
18 13 (0.25%) Billing
19 9 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1353 (25.76%) Analyst
2 817 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 724 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 473 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 469 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 430 (8.19%) Administrator
7 408 (7.77%) IT Support
8 357 (6.80%) Desktop Support
9 349 (6.65%) Service Analyst
10 348 (6.63%) Service Desk Analyst
11 317 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
12 253 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
13 223 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
14 199 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 195 (3.71%) Architect
16 188 (3.58%) 1st Line Support
17 170 (3.24%) Team Leader
18 168 (3.20%) Consultant
19 164 (3.12%) IT Support Engineer
20 163 (3.10%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (3.52%) .NET
2 104 (1.98%) Web Services
3 62 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 54 (1.03%) Software Packaging
5 53 (1.01%) Application Packaging
6 52 (0.99%) HTML
7 45 (0.86%) CSS
7 45 (0.86%) XML
8 44 (0.84%) Middleware
9 30 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (0.55%) COM
11 28 (0.53%) WCF
12 26 (0.50%) WPF
13 21 (0.40%) SOAP
13 21 (0.40%) .NET Framework
14 17 (0.32%) LINQ
15 15 (0.29%) Entity Framework
16 14 (0.27%) jQuery
16 14 (0.27%) LAMP
16 14 (0.27%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 752 (14.32%) Blackberry
2 448 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 255 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 237 (4.51%) Clustering
6 193 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 167 (3.18%) Hedge funds
8 148 (2.82%) iPhone
9 124 (2.36%) Replication
10 114 (2.17%) iPad
11 111 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
12 81 (1.54%) Fat Client
12 81 (1.54%) Thin Client
13 71 (1.35%) PDA
14 60 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 57 (1.09%) CLARiiON
16 47 (0.89%) EqualLogic
17 45 (0.86%) Mathematics
18 44 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
19 37 (0.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4535 (86.35%) Windows
2 1789 (34.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1419 (27.02%) Windows 7
4 1247 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 962 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 664 (12.64%) Linux
7 620 (11.81%) Windows 8
8 590 (11.23%) Windows XP
9 289 (5.50%) Android
10 258 (4.91%) Mac OS X
11 183 (3.48%) Apple iOS
12 169 (3.22%) UNIX
13 117 (2.23%) Windows Vista
14 101 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 92 (1.75%) Mac OS
16 70 (1.33%) Solaris
17 69 (1.31%) CentOS
18 66 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
19 42 (0.80%) Ubuntu
20 34 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1255 (23.90%) ITIL
2 255 (4.86%) Service Management
3 233 (4.44%) Migration
4 221 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 211 (4.02%) Project Management
6 198 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 182 (3.47%) Information Security
8 168 (3.20%) Problem Management
9 167 (3.18%) CRM
10 159 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 145 (2.76%) Incident Management
12 137 (2.61%) Change Management
12 137 (2.61%) Configuration Management
13 124 (2.36%) Business Continuity
14 118 (2.25%) Asset Management
15 117 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
16 111 (2.11%) PRINCE2
17 106 (2.02%) Time Management
17 106 (2.02%) Change Control
18 95 (1.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 859 (16.36%) SQL
2 710 (13.52%) PowerShell
3 114 (2.17%) C
4 110 (2.09%) Perl
5 96 (1.83%) C#
5 96 (1.83%) Bash Shell
6 90 (1.71%) VBScript
7 88 (1.68%) VB
8 73 (1.39%) Java
8 73 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 72 (1.37%) Python
10 49 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 48 (0.91%) Ruby
12 33 (0.63%) VBA
13 30 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 22 (0.42%) PHP
15 16 (0.30%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.25%) C++
17 10 (0.19%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 763 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 533 (10.15%) Degree
3 504 (9.60%) MCSE
4 339 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 281 (5.35%) CCNA
6 243 (4.63%) MCSA
7 234 (4.46%) MCP
8 228 (4.34%) MCITP
9 203 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 127 (2.42%) Security Cleared
11 114 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
12 107 (2.04%) CCNP
13 78 (1.49%) MCTS
14 69 (1.31%) DV Cleared
14 69 (1.31%) CISSP
15 62 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
16 49 (0.93%) SC Cleared
17 48 (0.91%) CCA
18 39 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 33 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 441 (8.40%) SLA
2 78 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 69 (1.31%) QA
4 36 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.51%) COBIT
6 17 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.13%) FISMA
8 5 (0.095%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.057%) HL7
9 3 (0.057%) DICOM
10 2 (0.038%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1542 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 643 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 500 (9.52%) XenApp
4 401 (7.64%) vSphere
5 250 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 214 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
7 161 (3.07%) XenDesktop
8 151 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 108 (2.06%) XenServer
10 106 (2.02%) Terminal Services
11 78 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
11 78 (1.49%) VMware Server
12 57 (1.09%) Terminal Server
13 55 (1.05%) Xen
14 47 (0.89%) vCloud
15 40 (0.76%) DFS Replication
16 36 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 33 (0.63%) UAG
18 32 (0.61%) Firmware
19 30 (0.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 670 (12.76%) SCCM
2 263 (5.01%) SCOM
3 177 (3.37%) Backup Exec
4 116 (2.21%) WSUS
5 100 (1.90%) Puppet
6 98 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 83 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 67 (1.28%) Nagios
9 63 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 52 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 43 (0.82%) NetBackup
12 33 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 29 (0.55%) SCVMM
14 28 (0.53%) Casper Suite
15 24 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 23 (0.44%) Hyperic
16 23 (0.44%) ARCserve
17 22 (0.42%) OpenView
17 22 (0.42%) WMI
17 22 (0.42%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2939 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 2319 (44.15%) VMware
3 1397 (26.60%) Citrix
4 964 (18.35%) Cisco
5 673 (12.81%) HP
6 320 (6.09%) NetApp
7 313 (5.96%) Symantec
8 240 (4.57%) Dell
9 234 (4.46%) Oracle
10 218 (4.15%) EMC
11 216 (4.11%) Apple
12 185 (3.52%) Bloomberg
13 158 (3.01%) Juniper
14 145 (2.76%) Red Hat
15 128 (2.44%) Veeam
16 123 (2.34%) Mitel
17 119 (2.27%) Reuters
18 116 (2.21%) Avaya
19 108 (2.06%) AppSense
20 107 (2.04%) SolarWinds
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £4500000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
THE RACING POST
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London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/pension/training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £75 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday