Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 20 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1,051 950 1,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.44% 7.78% 7.24%
As % of the System Software category 46.84% 50.64% 55.45%
Number of salaries quoted 985 884 938
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
London median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +18.42% -5.00%

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 2,244 1,876 1,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.90% 15.37% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 1,721 1,728
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £78,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -5 783 £43,500 -5.43% 130
West End of London -17 30 £35,500 -2.74% 31
City of Westminster +16 21 £34,750 -19.19% 2
Camden +3 19 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +2 7 £30,000 -10.45%
Southwark -24 7 £50,000 +60.09%
Lambeth 0 2 £26,250 -41.67% 1
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 873 (83.06%) Windows
2 637 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 476 (45.29%) Windows Server
4 426 (40.53%) Office 365
5 382 (36.35%) VMware
6 335 (31.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 314 (29.88%) Finance
8 290 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
9 283 (26.93%) MS Exchange
10 281 (26.74%) DNS
11 267 (25.40%) ITIL
12 251 (23.88%) Citrix
13 242 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 240 (22.84%) PowerShell
15 237 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 234 (22.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 231 (21.98%) Windows 7
18 225 (21.41%) Windows 10
19 213 (20.27%) DHCP
20 206 (19.60%) Firewall
21 204 (19.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 169 (16.08%) SCCM
23 160 (15.22%) Cisco
24 157 (14.94%) Hyper-V
25 151 (14.37%) Linux
26 150 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
27 149 (14.18%) SQL Server
28 147 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
29 141 (13.42%) SQL
30 131 (12.46%) TCP/IP

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
1 283 (26.93%) MS Exchange
2 103 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 81 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 70 (6.66%) Skype for Business
6 55 (5.23%) IIS
7 22 (2.09%) Apache
8 21 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.57%) CMS
13 5 (0.48%) JBoss
13 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.48%) WordPress
14 4 (0.38%) nginx
14 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.29%) Confluence
15 3 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 290 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.19%) Maya
7 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.095%) NUKE
7 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.095%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.95%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (0.95%) ReMetrica
2 9 (0.86%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.67%) Eikon
3 7 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.29%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.19%) Magento
6 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.095%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.095%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.095%) ScheduALL
7 1 (0.095%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.095%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 426 (40.53%) Office 365
2 335 (31.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (6.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (4.09%) Mimecast
6 40 (3.81%) PaaS
7 39 (3.71%) SaaS
8 38 (3.62%) IaaS
9 24 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (1.43%) OneDrive
11 10 (0.95%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.86%) G Suite
13 7 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.57%) Slack
15 5 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.48%) GitHub
16 4 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 281 (26.74%) DNS
2 213 (20.27%) DHCP
3 206 (19.60%) Firewall
4 131 (12.46%) TCP/IP
5 117 (11.13%) SAN
6 116 (11.04%) VPN
7 102 (9.71%) WAN
8 98 (9.32%) LAN
9 86 (8.18%) Skype
10 57 (5.42%) VLAN
11 40 (3.81%) Wireless
12 33 (3.14%) VoIP
13 32 (3.04%) Unified Communications
14 30 (2.85%) NetScaler
15 28 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
16 27 (2.57%) Internet
16 27 (2.57%) Network Security
17 23 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (2.19%) SNMP
18 22 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 18 (1.71%) MySQL
4 18 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (1.14%) Big Data
8 11 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.48%) IDOL
12 5 (0.48%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.48%) Redis
13 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 20 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.62%) JIRA
2 17 (1.62%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.86%) Subversion
5 8 (0.76%) CruiseControl
5 8 (0.76%) MSBuild
6 6 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.48%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.29%) MSI
10 2 (0.19%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.095%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.095%) GoCD
11 1 (0.095%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.095%) NUnit
11 1 (0.095%) Vagrant
General
1 314 (29.88%) Finance
2 109 (10.37%) Law
3 86 (8.18%) Legal
4 58 (5.52%) Banking
5 49 (4.66%) Advertising
6 46 (4.38%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.19%) Marketing
8 7 (0.67%) Back Office
8 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.67%) Retail
9 5 (0.48%) Games
9 5 (0.48%) Publishing
10 3 (0.29%) Billing
10 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.095%) French Language
12 1 (0.095%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.095%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (22.07%) Analyst
2 212 (20.17%) Support Engineer
3 166 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 140 (13.32%) IT Support
5 114 (10.85%) Desktop Support
6 102 (9.71%) IT Engineer
7 95 (9.04%) Support Analyst
8 88 (8.37%) Service Analyst
9 74 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
10 73 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 70 (6.66%) IT Support Engineer
12 69 (6.57%) Administrator
12 69 (6.57%) Desktop Engineer
13 64 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 64 (6.09%) IT Analyst
14 57 (5.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 55 (5.23%) Windows Engineer
16 53 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
17 52 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
18 49 (4.66%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.71%) Web Services
2 33 (3.14%) .NET
3 19 (1.81%) 802.1X
3 19 (1.81%) LDAP
4 14 (1.33%) X-Windows
5 13 (1.24%) HTML
6 11 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (1.05%) XML
7 10 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 9 (0.86%) JSON
8 9 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (0.76%) CSS
9 8 (0.76%) WCF
9 8 (0.76%) WinForms
10 7 (0.67%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.48%) jQuery
11 5 (0.48%) LAMP
11 5 (0.48%) Software Packaging
12 4 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 77 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.28%) PKI
4 43 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
8 30 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 23 (2.19%) Clustering
10 22 (2.09%) Blackberry
11 20 (1.90%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.71%) Hedge funds
12 18 (1.71%) Replication
13 17 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
13 17 (1.62%) iPhone
14 14 (1.33%) Fintech
15 13 (1.24%) BYOD
15 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Licensing
16 12 (1.14%) Fat Client
16 12 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 873 (83.06%) Windows
2 476 (45.29%) Windows Server
3 242 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 237 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 231 (21.98%) Windows 7
6 225 (21.41%) Windows 10
7 151 (14.37%) Linux
8 42 (4.00%) Unix
9 36 (3.43%) Mac OS
9 36 (3.43%) Mac OS X
9 36 (3.43%) Windows 8
10 35 (3.33%) Android
10 35 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (2.00%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.95%) VMS
14 9 (0.86%) CentOS
15 6 (0.57%) Solaris
15 6 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (25.40%) ITIL
2 204 (19.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 150 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
4 87 (8.28%) DevOps
5 86 (8.18%) Migration
6 83 (7.90%) Project Management
7 72 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (6.37%) Service Management
9 64 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 56 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 54 (5.14%) Service Delivery
12 51 (4.85%) Patch Management
12 51 (4.85%) Time Management
13 42 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
14 41 (3.90%) Scrum
15 40 (3.81%) ITSM
15 40 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
16 38 (3.62%) Mentoring
17 36 (3.43%) Configuration Management
18 31 (2.95%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 240 (22.84%) PowerShell
2 141 (13.42%) SQL
3 35 (3.33%) Python
4 32 (3.04%) C#
5 20 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 19 (1.81%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.71%) C
7 18 (1.71%) Java
8 12 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.14%) PHP
9 6 (0.57%) Perl
9 6 (0.57%) VBA
10 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.48%) VB
11 4 (0.38%) C++
11 4 (0.38%) Ruby
11 4 (0.38%) VBScript
12 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.19%) X++
13 1 (0.095%) VB6
Qualifications
1 112 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (8.75%) Degree
3 73 (6.95%) MCSE
4 49 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (3.62%) MCP
6 37 (3.52%) MCSA
7 34 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (2.47%) CCNA
9 23 (2.19%) CCNP
9 23 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.81%) CCIE
10 19 (1.81%) MCITP
10 19 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.24%) CISSP
12 12 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (1.14%) MCDST
13 11 (1.05%) MCTS
14 9 (0.86%) A+ Certification
15 8 (0.76%) Security Cleared
16 7 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.61%) SLA
2 24 (2.28%) GDPR
3 14 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.57%) QA
5 5 (0.48%) COBIT
5 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.095%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 234 (22.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (14.94%) Hyper-V
3 81 (7.71%) XenApp
4 50 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 47 (4.47%) vSphere
6 46 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (2.66%) XenServer
8 27 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (1.33%) Docker
10 14 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (1.24%) DFS Replication
12 10 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.67%) LXC
14 7 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.57%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.57%) Firmware
15 6 (0.57%) KVM
15 6 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 169 (16.08%) SCCM
2 63 (5.99%) SCOM
3 46 (4.38%) WSUS
4 30 (2.85%) Puppet
5 26 (2.47%) Ansible
5 26 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.19%) Backup Exec
6 23 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (1.24%) Nagios
8 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (0.76%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.67%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
11 7 (0.67%) QRadar
11 7 (0.67%) Salt
12 6 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.57%) Terraform
12 6 (0.57%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 637 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 382 (36.35%) VMware
3 251 (23.88%) Citrix
4 160 (15.22%) Cisco
5 79 (7.52%) Apple
6 59 (5.61%) HP
7 51 (4.85%) NetApp
8 41 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 40 (3.81%) CheckPoint
9 40 (3.81%) iManage
10 30 (2.85%) Oracle
11 29 (2.76%) Veeam
12 28 (2.66%) ServiceNow
13 27 (2.57%) Ivanti
14 26 (2.47%) Dell
14 26 (2.47%) Palo Alto
15 25 (2.38%) EMC
15 25 (2.38%) EqualLogic
16 24 (2.28%) F5
17 23 (2.19%) Intapp