Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 29 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1,037 874 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.84% 6.98% 6.80%
As % of the System Software category 48.73% 50.75% 56.13%
Number of salaries quoted 949 804 1,002
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,187
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,536
% change year-on-year +7.14% +11.89% -6.16%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,128 1,722 2,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.03% 13.75% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,933 1,546 1,797
Central London median annual salary £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,300 £82,500 £78,750
London median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% +11.11%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Central London

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Central London.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Central London

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Central London over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Central London

Active Directory
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 673 £50,000 +11.11% 96
Southwark -45 44 £50,000 +81.82%
West End of London -14 28 £34,250 -14.91% 18
Camden +10 26 £37,500 - 1
City of Westminster +1 15 £42,500 +32.81%
Kensington and Chelsea +4 8 £29,500 -15.71%
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 811 (78.21%) Windows
2 581 (56.03%) Microsoft
3 420 (40.50%) Windows Server
4 400 (38.57%) VMware
5 349 (33.65%) Office 365
6 298 (28.74%) Finance
7 276 (26.62%) ITIL
8 260 (25.07%) MS Exchange
9 252 (24.30%) Microsoft Office
10 249 (24.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 242 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 224 (21.60%) PowerShell
13 223 (21.50%) Citrix
14 222 (21.41%) Windows 7
15 208 (20.06%) DNS
16 206 (19.86%) SCCM
17 198 (19.09%) Windows 10
18 180 (17.36%) Firewall
19 178 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification
20 176 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 175 (16.88%) Cisco
22 163 (15.72%) DHCP
23 140 (13.50%) SQL
24 138 (13.31%) Hyper-V
24 138 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
25 135 (13.02%) SQL Server
26 133 (12.83%) LAN
27 131 (12.63%) TCP/IP
28 121 (11.67%) WAN
28 121 (11.67%) Problem-Solving

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 260 (25.07%) MS Exchange
2 97 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 95 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (7.33%) IIS
5 75 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 59 (5.69%) Skype for Business
7 25 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.45%) Confluence
9 15 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.06%) Apache
11 9 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.77%) CMS
12 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.19%) nginx
15 2 (0.19%) WordPress
16 1 (0.096%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 252 (24.30%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.58%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.39%) Stata
8 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (0.48%) HFM
3 3 (0.29%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.19%) Eikon
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) ScheduALL
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.096%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.096%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 349 (33.65%) Office 365
2 242 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (7.62%) IaaS
5 78 (7.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 47 (4.53%) PaaS
7 25 (2.41%) Mimecast
8 18 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (1.74%) Serverless
9 15 (1.45%) OneDrive
9 15 (1.45%) SaaS
10 10 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.87%) G Suite
12 7 (0.68%) GitHub
13 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.58%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.58%) Slack
14 4 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 208 (20.06%) DNS
2 180 (17.36%) Firewall
3 163 (15.72%) DHCP
4 133 (12.83%) LAN
5 131 (12.63%) TCP/IP
6 121 (11.67%) WAN
7 104 (10.03%) SAN
8 91 (8.78%) VPN
9 58 (5.59%) Skype
10 52 (5.01%) VoIP
11 42 (4.05%) VLAN
12 33 (3.18%) Wireless
13 27 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (2.60%) IP Telephony
14 23 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (2.03%) Network Security
15 21 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (1.45%) VSAN
17 13 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.35%) MySQL
6 12 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (0.87%) QlikView
9 5 (0.48%) Big Data
9 5 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.48%) DTS
9 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.39%) Redis
10 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.29%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 47 (4.53%) Visual Studio
2 42 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.70%) JIRA
4 20 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
5 19 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.25%) Subversion
10 12 (1.16%) CruiseControl
10 12 (1.16%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.48%) MSI
13 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.096%) GitLab
14 1 (0.096%) Psake
14 1 (0.096%) ReSharper
General
1 298 (28.74%) Finance
2 80 (7.71%) Law
3 60 (5.79%) Legal
4 46 (4.44%) Banking
5 44 (4.24%) Advertising
6 36 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.64%) Retail
8 13 (1.25%) Marketing
8 13 (1.25%) Publishing
9 12 (1.16%) Back Office
10 10 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.58%) Billing
13 2 (0.19%) Front Office
13 2 (0.19%) Games
14 1 (0.096%) Electronics
14 1 (0.096%) International Banking
14 1 (0.096%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (18.51%) Analyst
2 171 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 168 (16.20%) Support Engineer
4 132 (12.73%) Desktop Support
5 108 (10.41%) Support Analyst
6 88 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 84 (8.10%) IT Support
8 71 (6.85%) Desktop Engineer
9 68 (6.56%) Architect
10 67 (6.46%) IT Analyst
11 65 (6.27%) IT Engineer
12 64 (6.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 61 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
14 58 (5.59%) Service Analyst
15 55 (5.30%) Consultant
16 51 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
17 48 (4.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 47 (4.53%) Team Leader
19 44 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
20 43 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.21%) .NET
2 46 (4.44%) Web Services
3 26 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (2.41%) LDAP
5 21 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 18 (1.74%) CSS
6 18 (1.74%) HTML
6 18 (1.74%) WCF
7 14 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.25%) 802.1X
9 12 (1.16%) SAML
9 12 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (1.16%) WinForms
10 10 (0.96%) OAuth
10 10 (0.96%) OpenID
11 8 (0.77%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.77%) REST
11 8 (0.77%) XML
12 7 (0.68%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 70 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.40%) Blackberry
4 50 (4.82%) Clustering
5 46 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (2.41%) iPhone
10 20 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
11 19 (1.83%) Smartphone
12 15 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
12 15 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.35%) Replication
14 12 (1.16%) PKI
14 12 (1.16%) User Experience
15 10 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
15 10 (0.96%) Fat Client
15 10 (0.96%) Thin Client
16 9 (0.87%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 811 (78.21%) Windows
2 420 (40.50%) Windows Server
3 222 (21.41%) Windows 7
4 198 (19.09%) Windows 10
5 176 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 138 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 116 (11.19%) Linux
8 58 (5.59%) Mac OS X
9 43 (4.15%) Android
10 40 (3.86%) Unix
11 30 (2.89%) Windows 8
12 27 (2.60%) Mac OS
13 26 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.35%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.16%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.16%) VMS
17 11 (1.06%) CentOS
18 8 (0.77%) Windows XP
19 2 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (26.62%) ITIL
2 121 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
3 110 (10.61%) Migration
4 105 (10.13%) Service Delivery
5 71 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 57 (5.50%) Incident Management
7 55 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (5.30%) DevOps
7 55 (5.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 52 (5.01%) ITSM
9 50 (4.82%) Decision-Making
10 48 (4.63%) Information Security
11 46 (4.44%) Project Management
12 45 (4.34%) Service Management
13 43 (4.15%) Patch Management
14 42 (4.05%) Identity Access Management
14 42 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
15 37 (3.57%) Data Protection
16 36 (3.47%) CRM
17 35 (3.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (21.60%) PowerShell
2 140 (13.50%) SQL
3 51 (4.92%) C#
4 25 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 23 (2.22%) VBScript
6 21 (2.03%) JavaScript
7 19 (1.83%) Java
8 16 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 16 (1.54%) C
9 14 (1.35%) Python
10 13 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.96%) Perl
12 6 (0.58%) PHP
12 6 (0.58%) VB
13 2 (0.19%) Ruby
14 1 (0.096%) KiXtart
14 1 (0.096%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.096%) VB6
14 1 (0.096%) VBA
14 1 (0.096%) X++
Qualifications
1 178 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (10.61%) MCSE
3 96 (9.26%) Degree
4 49 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (4.73%) MCSA
5 37 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (3.47%) CISSP
7 35 (3.38%) MCP
8 34 (3.28%) CCNA
9 28 (2.70%) CISM
10 25 (2.41%) MCITP
11 20 (1.93%) CCNP
12 18 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 15 (1.45%) CISA
13 15 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.35%) MCTS
15 13 (1.25%) MCDST
16 12 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
18 7 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.85%) SLA
2 38 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 13 (1.25%) QA
4 9 (0.87%) GDPR
5 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.39%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.19%) DICOM
9 2 (0.19%) HL7
9 2 (0.19%) PMO
10 1 (0.096%) GCP
System Software
1 249 (24.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (13.31%) Hyper-V
3 77 (7.43%) XenApp
4 55 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
5 50 (4.82%) vSphere
6 47 (4.53%) XenDesktop
7 29 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (1.93%) Docker
9 18 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (1.64%) XenServer
11 15 (1.45%) BitLocker
12 14 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.58%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.48%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.39%) KVM
17 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 206 (19.86%) SCCM
2 69 (6.65%) SCOM
3 34 (3.28%) WSUS
4 29 (2.80%) Puppet
5 28 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 27 (2.60%) SCOrch
7 23 (2.22%) vCenter Server
8 21 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
10 17 (1.64%) NetBackup
11 16 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
14 11 (1.06%) Nagios
15 10 (0.96%) AirWatch
15 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 10 (0.96%) SCVMM
16 9 (0.87%) Ansible
16 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (0.87%) Simpana
Vendors
1 581 (56.03%) Microsoft
2 400 (38.57%) VMware
3 223 (21.50%) Citrix
4 175 (16.88%) Cisco
5 86 (8.29%) HP
6 75 (7.23%) Apple
7 44 (4.24%) Veeam
8 36 (3.47%) Google
9 34 (3.28%) NetApp
10 33 (3.18%) ServiceNow
11 31 (2.99%) Oracle
12 27 (2.60%) Dell
13 26 (2.51%) Adobe
14 25 (2.41%) CheckPoint
15 23 (2.22%) EMC
16 22 (2.12%) IBM
17 21 (2.03%) Avaya
17 21 (2.03%) iManage
17 21 (2.03%) Symantec
18 18 (1.74%) 3PAR