Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 30 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1,016 851 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.99% 6.69% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 49.27% 51.36% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 956 765 969
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,250 £62,500
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -1.01%

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 2,062 1,657 1,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.19% 13.02% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,892 1,478 1,674
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £75,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +10 695 £47,500 +11.76% 117
Southwark -48 53 £40,500 -12.43%
Camden -9 20 £32,750 -18.13%
West End of London -21 15 £37,500 +2.04% 24
City of Westminster -10 11 £42,500 +25.00%
Kensington and Chelsea -1 8 £33,500 -4.29% 1
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 787 (77.46%) Windows
2 575 (56.59%) Microsoft
3 441 (43.41%) Windows Server
4 421 (41.44%) VMware
5 364 (35.83%) Office 365
6 295 (29.04%) MS Exchange
7 282 (27.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 281 (27.66%) Citrix
9 279 (27.46%) ITIL
10 265 (26.08%) Finance
11 222 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
12 221 (21.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 199 (19.59%) Windows 7
14 195 (19.19%) SCCM
15 187 (18.41%) DNS
16 179 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
17 178 (17.52%) PowerShell
18 177 (17.42%) Cisco
19 168 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 166 (16.34%) SQL Server
20 166 (16.34%) Firewall
21 154 (15.16%) Windows 10
22 153 (15.06%) SQL
23 146 (14.37%) DHCP
24 139 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
25 129 (12.70%) Hyper-V
26 127 (12.50%) WAN
27 121 (11.91%) SAN
28 119 (11.71%) SharePoint
28 119 (11.71%) Linux

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
1 295 (29.04%) MS Exchange
2 119 (11.71%) SharePoint
3 113 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 69 (6.79%) Skype for Business
6 65 (6.40%) IIS
7 17 (1.67%) Confluence
8 16 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (1.38%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.79%) Apache
13 8 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.59%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.59%) JBoss
15 6 (0.59%) LiveLink
16 5 (0.49%) CMS
17 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 222 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.49%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.20%) Stata
7 1 (0.098%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.098%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.098%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) HFM
3 3 (0.30%) Eikon
3 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.098%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.098%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 364 (35.83%) Office 365
2 221 (21.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (5.91%) IaaS
5 57 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 47 (4.63%) PaaS
7 27 (2.66%) Mimecast
8 18 (1.77%) OneDrive
9 15 (1.48%) Serverless
10 14 (1.38%) SaaS
11 13 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.59%) G Suite
13 6 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.49%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.49%) GitHub
15 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.39%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 187 (18.41%) DNS
2 166 (16.34%) Firewall
3 146 (14.37%) DHCP
4 127 (12.50%) WAN
5 121 (11.91%) SAN
6 113 (11.12%) LAN
7 104 (10.24%) TCP/IP
8 97 (9.55%) VPN
9 68 (6.69%) Skype
9 68 (6.69%) VoIP
10 37 (3.64%) VLAN
11 36 (3.54%) Wireless
12 34 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
13 33 (3.25%) Internet
14 28 (2.76%) Network Security
15 24 (2.36%) SSL
15 24 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (2.26%) Unified Communications
17 18 (1.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.05%) MySQL
4 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.89%) QlikView
7 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.49%) DTS
10 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.30%) Big Data
12 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.30%) Power BI
12 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (2.17%) JIRA
5 20 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.59%) InstallShield
9 6 (0.59%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.39%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.39%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.30%) NuGet
12 2 (0.20%) MSI
12 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.098%) AppScan
13 1 (0.098%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.098%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.098%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.098%) Subversion
General
1 265 (26.08%) Finance
2 83 (8.17%) Legal
3 78 (7.68%) Law
4 43 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 42 (4.13%) Banking
6 32 (3.15%) Advertising
7 18 (1.77%) Retail
8 12 (1.18%) Back Office
8 12 (1.18%) Publishing
9 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.59%) Marketing
11 4 (0.39%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.39%) French Language
11 4 (0.39%) Games
11 4 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.098%) Billing
13 1 (0.098%) Electronics
13 1 (0.098%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 194 (19.09%) Analyst
2 180 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 160 (15.75%) Support Engineer
4 115 (11.32%) Desktop Support
5 95 (9.35%) Support Analyst
6 86 (8.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 71 (6.99%) IT Support
8 70 (6.89%) Consultant
9 65 (6.40%) Windows Engineer
10 59 (5.81%) IT Analyst
11 55 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
12 53 (5.22%) Architect
12 53 (5.22%) IT Engineer
12 53 (5.22%) Service Analyst
13 52 (5.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 51 (5.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 48 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
16 46 (4.53%) Azure Engineer
17 45 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 37 (3.64%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.61%) .NET
2 28 (2.76%) Web Services
3 25 (2.46%) HTML
4 22 (2.17%) LDAP
5 20 (1.97%) CSS
6 17 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 14 (1.38%) XML
8 12 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (1.08%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.89%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.69%) AngularJS
11 7 (0.69%) Entity Framework
11 7 (0.69%) HTML5
12 6 (0.59%) 802.1X
12 6 (0.59%) LAMP
12 6 (0.59%) OAuth
12 6 (0.59%) WCF
13 5 (0.49%) JSON
13 5 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.07%) Data Centre
2 59 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.71%) Clustering
4 46 (4.53%) Blackberry
5 45 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.76%) Replication
8 26 (2.56%) Smartphone
9 23 (2.26%) iPhone
10 22 (2.17%) Public Cloud
11 21 (2.07%) EMC VMAX
12 19 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (1.57%) Driving Licence
13 16 (1.57%) Fat Client
13 16 (1.57%) Thin Client
14 14 (1.38%) User Experience
15 13 (1.28%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (1.18%) EMC VNX
17 11 (1.08%) STB
Operating Systems
1 787 (77.46%) Windows
2 441 (43.41%) Windows Server
3 199 (19.59%) Windows 7
4 179 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (15.16%) Windows 10
6 139 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 119 (11.71%) Linux
8 47 (4.63%) Windows 8
9 46 (4.53%) Mac OS X
10 39 (3.84%) Unix
11 34 (3.35%) Mac OS
12 31 (3.05%) Android
12 31 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (1.67%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.89%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.39%) CentOS
18 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (27.46%) ITIL
2 111 (10.93%) Service Delivery
3 89 (8.76%) Migration
4 69 (6.79%) DevOps
5 61 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (5.51%) Service Management
7 54 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 52 (5.12%) Project Management
9 49 (4.82%) Incident Management
10 43 (4.23%) IT Strategy
11 39 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 38 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
13 37 (3.64%) Change Management
14 36 (3.54%) CRM
15 35 (3.44%) ITSM
15 35 (3.44%) Patch Management
16 33 (3.25%) Information Security
16 33 (3.25%) Presales
17 32 (3.15%) Problem Management
18 31 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 178 (17.52%) PowerShell
2 153 (15.06%) SQL
3 38 (3.74%) Java
4 28 (2.76%) C#
4 28 (2.76%) JavaScript
4 28 (2.76%) T-SQL
5 18 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 17 (1.67%) Python
7 15 (1.48%) VBScript
8 14 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.18%) C
10 10 (0.98%) Perl
11 8 (0.79%) VBA
12 5 (0.49%) VB
13 3 (0.30%) PHP
13 3 (0.30%) Ruby
14 2 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.098%) AWK
15 1 (0.098%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.098%) VB6
Qualifications
1 168 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (9.06%) MCSE
3 76 (7.48%) Degree
4 58 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (4.43%) CCNA
6 36 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 33 (3.25%) MCSA
8 25 (2.46%) MCP
9 21 (2.07%) CCNP
10 19 (1.87%) CISSP
11 18 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.38%) MCITP
13 13 (1.28%) CISM
14 11 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.69%) CCA
16 7 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (0.59%) MCDST
17 6 (0.59%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.91%) SLA
2 28 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.98%) QA
4 8 (0.79%) GDPR
4 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) DICOM
8 2 (0.20%) FISMA
8 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.20%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.098%) GCP
9 1 (0.098%) MiFID
9 1 (0.098%) PMO
System Software
1 282 (27.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 109 (10.73%) XenApp
4 77 (7.58%) XenDesktop
5 74 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 38 (3.74%) vSphere
8 37 (3.64%) XenServer
9 24 (2.36%) Docker
10 19 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (1.77%) BitLocker
11 18 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (1.67%) Terminal Services
12 17 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (1.08%) DFS Replication
15 8 (0.79%) Xen
16 5 (0.49%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 195 (19.19%) SCCM
2 91 (8.96%) SCOM
3 51 (5.02%) SCOrch
4 27 (2.66%) Puppet
5 26 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 25 (2.46%) WSUS
7 23 (2.26%) vCenter Server
8 21 (2.07%) Backup Exec
8 21 (2.07%) Simpana
9 15 (1.48%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (1.28%) Ansible
11 13 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
11 13 (1.28%) XenMobile
12 11 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (1.08%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (0.98%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 575 (56.59%) Microsoft
2 421 (41.44%) VMware
3 281 (27.66%) Citrix
4 177 (17.42%) Cisco
5 109 (10.73%) HP
6 78 (7.68%) Apple
7 42 (4.13%) Veeam
8 40 (3.94%) Dell
9 37 (3.64%) IBM
10 35 (3.44%) EMC
11 34 (3.35%) 3PAR
12 30 (2.95%) Symantec
13 29 (2.85%) CommVault
13 29 (2.85%) Google
14 28 (2.76%) NetApp
15 27 (2.66%) Adobe
15 27 (2.66%) Ivanti
16 23 (2.26%) ServiceNow
16 23 (2.26%) Splunk
17 19 (1.87%) Avaya