Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1,012 1,012 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.55% 7.02% 6.77%
As % of the System Software category 45.85% 49.20% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 927 953 818
Central London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +14.65% +0.64%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,000 £67,500
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.50%

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 2,207 2,057 1,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.47% 14.26% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 1,885 1,561
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £28,575 £30,500 £28,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,750 £80,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.84% +7.37%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +2 785 £45,000 -5.26% 110
City of Westminster +15 35 £31,750 -36.50%
West End of London +2 25 £36,250 +9.02%
Camden +2 15 £42,500 +16.44%
Kensington and Chelsea -5 6 £30,000 -10.45%
Southwark +43 4 £44,750 +13.29%
Lambeth -2 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 830 (82.02%) Windows
2 604 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 462 (45.65%) Windows Server
4 413 (40.81%) Office 365
5 345 (34.09%) VMware
6 302 (29.84%) Finance
7 300 (29.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 285 (28.16%) Microsoft Office
9 251 (24.80%) MS Exchange
9 251 (24.80%) DNS
10 244 (24.11%) Windows 10
11 241 (23.81%) ITIL
12 227 (22.43%) Firewall
13 224 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 221 (21.84%) PowerShell
15 219 (21.64%) Windows 7
16 215 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 215 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 208 (20.55%) Citrix
18 204 (20.16%) DHCP
19 175 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 164 (16.21%) SCCM
21 159 (15.71%) SQL
22 151 (14.92%) Hyper-V
23 146 (14.43%) SQL Server
24 145 (14.33%) Cisco
25 138 (13.64%) TCP/IP
26 136 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
27 129 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
28 118 (11.66%) LAN

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
1 251 (24.80%) MS Exchange
2 89 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 71 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (5.43%) IIS
5 29 (2.87%) Skype for Business
6 23 (2.27%) Apache
7 14 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.69%) nginx
9 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.40%) CMS
12 3 (0.30%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 285 (28.16%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.099%) Maya
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.59%) Infor SunSystems
3 6 (0.59%) ReMetrica
4 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.40%) Eikon
5 4 (0.40%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.20%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.099%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.099%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.099%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.099%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.099%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.099%) ScheduALL
7 1 (0.099%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 413 (40.81%) Office 365
2 300 (29.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (6.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 51 (5.04%) SaaS
6 50 (4.94%) PaaS
7 34 (3.36%) IaaS
8 27 (2.67%) Mimecast
9 19 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.79%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.59%) G Suite
14 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 5 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.30%) GitHub
15 3 (0.30%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.30%) Serverless
16 2 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.20%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 251 (24.80%) DNS
2 227 (22.43%) Firewall
3 204 (20.16%) DHCP
4 138 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 118 (11.66%) LAN
6 104 (10.28%) SAN
7 101 (9.98%) WAN
8 99 (9.78%) VPN
9 60 (5.93%) VLAN
10 46 (4.55%) VoIP
11 44 (4.35%) Skype
12 40 (3.95%) Wireless
13 39 (3.85%) Internet
14 35 (3.46%) Unified Communications
15 33 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
16 29 (2.87%) SSL
17 27 (2.67%) NetScaler
17 27 (2.67%) Network Security
18 25 (2.47%) MPLS
19 24 (2.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.78%) MySQL
5 14 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.49%) Big Data
12 5 (0.49%) IDOL
12 5 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.49%) Power BI
13 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (1.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.19%) JIRA
3 9 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.49%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.30%) Hudson
6 3 (0.30%) MSI
7 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.20%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.20%) Subversion
7 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.099%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.099%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.099%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.099%) GoCD
8 1 (0.099%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 302 (29.84%) Finance
2 94 (9.29%) Law
3 66 (6.52%) Legal
4 49 (4.84%) Banking
5 41 (4.05%) Advertising
5 41 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.88%) Marketing
7 16 (1.58%) Retail
8 9 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.49%) Back Office
12 4 (0.40%) Games
13 3 (0.30%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.099%) French Language
15 1 (0.099%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (22.63%) Analyst
2 201 (19.86%) Support Engineer
3 161 (15.91%) IT Support
4 139 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 108 (10.67%) Support Analyst
6 102 (10.08%) Desktop Support
7 89 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 89 (8.79%) IT Engineer
8 74 (7.31%) IT Support Engineer
9 72 (7.11%) IT Analyst
10 71 (7.02%) Service Analyst
11 63 (6.23%) Service Desk Analyst
12 62 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
13 60 (5.93%) IT Support Analyst
14 59 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
15 58 (5.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 58 (5.73%) Administrator
16 52 (5.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 46 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 46 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.96%) Web Services
2 28 (2.77%) .NET
3 17 (1.68%) 802.1X
4 14 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (1.28%) LDAP
6 10 (0.99%) JSON
7 9 (0.89%) HTML
7 9 (0.89%) XML
8 7 (0.69%) OAuth
8 7 (0.69%) Regular Expression
8 7 (0.69%) SAML
9 5 (0.49%) CSS
9 5 (0.49%) Node.js
9 5 (0.49%) SOAP
9 5 (0.49%) X-Windows
10 4 (0.40%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.30%) jQuery
11 3 (0.30%) OAuth2
11 3 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.35%) PKI
5 36 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
6 35 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 26 (2.57%) Blackberry
8 25 (2.47%) Clustering
9 23 (2.27%) Microsoft Licensing
10 22 (2.17%) BYOD
11 18 (1.78%) Replication
12 16 (1.58%) Fat Client
12 16 (1.58%) iPhone
12 16 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.58%) Thin Client
13 15 (1.48%) User Experience
14 14 (1.38%) Smartphone
15 13 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 13 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 830 (82.02%) Windows
2 462 (45.65%) Windows Server
3 244 (24.11%) Windows 10
4 224 (22.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 219 (21.64%) Windows 7
6 215 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 115 (11.36%) Linux
8 41 (4.05%) Mac OS
9 36 (3.56%) Android
10 35 (3.46%) Unix
11 34 (3.36%) Mac OS X
12 30 (2.96%) Apple iOS
13 28 (2.77%) Windows 8
13 28 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.89%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.79%) CentOS
17 6 (0.59%) Solaris
17 6 (0.59%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (23.81%) ITIL
2 175 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 136 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (9.39%) DevOps
5 90 (8.89%) Migration
6 73 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 70 (6.92%) Project Management
9 64 (6.32%) Service Management
10 59 (5.83%) Service Delivery
11 51 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 50 (4.94%) Time Management
13 49 (4.84%) Information Security
14 48 (4.74%) Scrum
15 47 (4.64%) Patch Management
16 42 (4.15%) ITSM
17 41 (4.05%) Computer Science
18 38 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
19 36 (3.56%) Cybersecurity
20 35 (3.46%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (21.84%) PowerShell
2 159 (15.71%) SQL
3 30 (2.96%) Python
4 24 (2.37%) Java
5 16 (1.58%) Bash Shell
5 16 (1.58%) C#
6 11 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.89%) PHP
8 8 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.59%) Perl
10 4 (0.40%) C
10 4 (0.40%) C++
11 3 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.20%) Ruby
12 2 (0.20%) VB
12 2 (0.20%) VBA
12 2 (0.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.099%) KiXtart
13 1 (0.099%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.099%) VB6
Qualifications
1 105 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (8.79%) Degree
3 63 (6.23%) MCSE
4 48 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (3.66%) MCP
6 34 (3.36%) MCSA
7 26 (2.57%) CCNP
7 26 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (2.17%) CCNA
10 19 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (1.78%) CCIE
12 11 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.09%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.89%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
14 8 (0.79%) MCDST
15 7 (0.69%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.69%) CISSP
15 7 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.43%) SLA
2 21 (2.08%) GDPR
3 18 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (0.99%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.49%) PMO
6 4 (0.40%) COBIT
6 4 (0.40%) QA
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 215 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (14.92%) Hyper-V
3 68 (6.72%) XenApp
4 37 (3.66%) vSphere
5 31 (3.06%) XenDesktop
6 28 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (1.28%) Docker
9 13 (1.28%) XenServer
10 11 (1.09%) BitLocker
11 10 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.89%) DFS Replication
12 9 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.69%) LXC
14 6 (0.59%) KVM
14 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.49%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 164 (16.21%) SCCM
2 67 (6.62%) SCOM
3 35 (3.46%) Backup Exec
4 33 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (3.26%) Puppet
5 31 (3.06%) WSUS
6 23 (2.27%) Ansible
7 20 (1.98%) Nagios
8 19 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (0.99%) Kubernetes
11 9 (0.89%) Terraform
11 9 (0.89%) XenMobile
12 8 (0.79%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.69%) HP SIM
13 7 (0.69%) Nessus
13 7 (0.69%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.59%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.59%) Salt
14 6 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 604 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 345 (34.09%) VMware
3 208 (20.55%) Citrix
4 145 (14.33%) Cisco
5 54 (5.34%) HP
6 47 (4.64%) Apple
7 41 (4.05%) NetApp
8 34 (3.36%) CheckPoint
9 29 (2.87%) Veeam
10 28 (2.77%) Palo Alto
10 28 (2.77%) Red Hat
11 27 (2.67%) iManage
12 24 (2.37%) Dell
13 22 (2.17%) F5
13 22 (2.17%) Ivanti
13 22 (2.17%) Oracle
13 22 (2.17%) Veritas
14 20 (1.98%) Bloomberg
14 20 (1.98%) ServiceNow
14 20 (1.98%) Splunk