Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 30 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 907 1,042 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.03% 7.48% 7.09%
As % of the System Software category 38.93% 49.90% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 810 962 802
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% +4.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

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 2,330 2,088 1,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.07% 14.98% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,076 1,921 1,558
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,500 £82,500
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +6.48% +8.00%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -1 673 £45,000 -10.00% 37
West End of London +10 30 £31,500 -11.27%
City of Westminster +8 26 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Lambeth 0 19 £35,000 +32.08%
Camden +2 13 £36,750 -2.00% 1
Southwark +20 7 £50,000 +53.85%
Kensington and Chelsea -3 6 £38,500 +45.28%
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 724 (79.82%) Windows
2 502 (55.35%) Microsoft
3 429 (47.30%) Office 365
4 353 (38.92%) Windows Server
5 297 (32.75%) VMware
6 293 (32.30%) Finance
7 269 (29.66%) Windows 10
8 243 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
9 221 (24.37%) DNS
10 213 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 200 (22.05%) Windows 7
12 196 (21.61%) Firewall
13 193 (21.28%) Citrix
14 192 (21.17%) DHCP
15 190 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 177 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 168 (18.52%) ITIL
18 163 (17.97%) MS Exchange
18 163 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
19 158 (17.42%) PowerShell
20 154 (16.98%) Cisco
21 144 (15.88%) Hyper-V
22 141 (15.55%) SQL
23 133 (14.66%) SCCM
23 133 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 128 (14.11%) TCP/IP
25 118 (13.01%) LAN
26 103 (11.36%) WAN
27 100 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
28 98 (10.80%) Migration

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
1 163 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 86 (9.48%) SharePoint
3 62 (6.84%) Skype for Business
4 51 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (4.74%) IIS
7 22 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (2.09%) IBM Notes
9 13 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.55%) Apache
12 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.22%) Confluence
15 2 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 243 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.55%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.10%) Elite 3E
3 8 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.66%) Eikon
5 5 (0.55%) Carpe Diem
6 3 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.22%) iTrent
7 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.11%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.11%) Lawson
8 1 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 429 (47.30%) Office 365
2 213 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 50 (5.51%) IaaS
6 40 (4.41%) PaaS
7 38 (4.19%) SaaS
8 19 (2.09%) Mimecast
9 15 (1.65%) OneDrive
10 14 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.32%) Power Platform
13 7 (0.77%) G Suite
14 5 (0.55%) Serverless
14 5 (0.55%) Yammer
15 4 (0.44%) Azure Functions
15 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (0.33%) PowerApps
17 2 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 221 (24.37%) DNS
2 196 (21.61%) Firewall
3 192 (21.17%) DHCP
4 128 (14.11%) TCP/IP
5 118 (13.01%) LAN
6 103 (11.36%) WAN
7 85 (9.37%) VPN
8 68 (7.50%) SAN
9 67 (7.39%) Skype
10 61 (6.73%) VoIP
11 44 (4.85%) Wireless
12 39 (4.30%) VLAN
13 33 (3.64%) Internet
14 27 (2.98%) SSL
15 25 (2.76%) Network Security
16 18 (1.98%) IP Telephony
17 17 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
17 17 (1.87%) Unified Communications
18 16 (1.76%) PBX
19 15 (1.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (0.99%) Power BI
7 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.11%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 8 (0.88%) JIRA
2 7 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.66%) MSI
4 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.33%) Hudson
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
6 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.11%) FishEye
7 1 (0.11%) git-flow
7 1 (0.11%) GitLab
7 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 293 (32.30%) Finance
2 98 (10.80%) Law
3 67 (7.39%) Legal
4 61 (6.73%) Banking
5 29 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.65%) Advertising
7 12 (1.32%) Back Office
8 10 (1.10%) Retail
9 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.66%) Front Office
11 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Marketing
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 287 (31.64%) Analyst
2 159 (17.53%) Support Analyst
3 131 (14.44%) Support Engineer
4 120 (13.23%) IT Support
5 107 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 97 (10.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 89 (9.81%) Desktop Support
8 83 (9.15%) IT Analyst
9 64 (7.06%) Service Analyst
9 64 (7.06%) Service Desk Analyst
10 57 (6.28%) IT Support Analyst
11 55 (6.06%) IT Engineer
12 51 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
13 48 (5.29%) IT Support Engineer
14 43 (4.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 42 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 41 (4.52%) Desktop Engineer
17 40 (4.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 40 (4.41%) Desktop Analyst
18 39 (4.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.98%) LDAP
2 17 (1.87%) Web Services
3 15 (1.65%) HTML
4 12 (1.32%) Software Packaging
5 10 (1.10%) .NET
5 10 (1.10%) CSS
6 9 (0.99%) SailPoint
7 7 (0.77%) JSON
8 6 (0.66%) COM
9 4 (0.44%) HTML5
9 4 (0.44%) J2EE
10 3 (0.33%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.33%) XML
11 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.22%) MDX
11 2 (0.22%) SAML
11 2 (0.22%) SOAP
11 2 (0.22%) SPNEGO
11 2 (0.22%) Spring
11 2 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.71%) Data Centre
2 59 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 48 (5.29%) Video Conferencing
5 43 (4.74%) Clustering
6 42 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
7 37 (4.08%) iPhone
8 34 (3.75%) iPad
9 30 (3.31%) Smartphone
10 26 (2.87%) Blackberry
11 25 (2.76%) User Experience
12 21 (2.32%) PKI
13 17 (1.87%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.65%) Fintech
14 15 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.65%) Public Cloud
14 15 (1.65%) Replication
15 12 (1.32%) iSeries
16 9 (0.99%) Reinsurance
16 9 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 724 (79.82%) Windows
2 353 (38.92%) Windows Server
3 269 (29.66%) Windows 10
4 200 (22.05%) Windows 7
5 177 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 163 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (8.38%) Linux
8 43 (4.74%) Apple iOS
9 42 (4.63%) Android
10 41 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (3.86%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.54%) Mac OS
12 23 (2.54%) Windows 8
13 17 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.43%) Unix
15 7 (0.77%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.44%) CentOS
18 3 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
19 2 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (18.52%) ITIL
2 133 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 100 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
4 98 (10.80%) Migration
5 82 (9.04%) Information Security
6 59 (6.50%) Security Management
7 53 (5.84%) Information Security Management
7 53 (5.84%) ISMS
8 45 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 43 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 41 (4.52%) DevOps
11 37 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (4.08%) Service Management
12 36 (3.97%) Asset Management
13 35 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 32 (3.53%) Patch Management
16 31 (3.42%) CRM
16 31 (3.42%) Time Management
17 30 (3.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (17.42%) PowerShell
2 141 (15.55%) SQL
3 18 (1.98%) C#
4 13 (1.43%) Java
5 12 (1.32%) C
5 12 (1.32%) Python
6 10 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.10%) VBA
7 8 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.66%) VB
8 6 (0.66%) VBScript
9 2 (0.22%) AWK
9 2 (0.22%) Perl
9 2 (0.22%) sed
10 1 (0.11%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.11%) Go
10 1 (0.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 85 (9.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (8.93%) Degree
3 39 (4.30%) MCSE
4 29 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (3.09%) MCSA
6 22 (2.43%) MCP
7 21 (2.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.32%) HND
12 11 (1.21%) CCNP
13 8 (0.88%) A+ Certification
13 8 (0.88%) CCNA
14 7 (0.77%) CISSP
14 7 (0.77%) MCITP
15 6 (0.66%) CEH
15 6 (0.66%) CISM
15 6 (0.66%) MCTS
15 6 (0.66%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.84%) SLA
2 14 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.32%) GDPR
4 5 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.55%) NIST 800
5 3 (0.33%) QA
6 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 190 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (15.88%) Hyper-V
3 69 (7.61%) XenApp
4 40 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (3.75%) XenDesktop
6 26 (2.87%) vSphere
7 20 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (1.32%) Docker
9 10 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.99%) BitLocker
11 8 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.77%) Firmware
13 6 (0.66%) NFS
14 5 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.22%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 133 (14.66%) SCCM
2 32 (3.53%) WSUS
3 31 (3.42%) Backup Exec
4 28 (3.09%) SCOM
5 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (1.43%) Ansible
7 10 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.99%) Mesos
9 7 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.66%) Nagios
10 6 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.66%) Puppet
11 5 (0.55%) Terraform
11 5 (0.55%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 502 (55.35%) Microsoft
2 297 (32.75%) VMware
3 193 (21.28%) Citrix
4 154 (16.98%) Cisco
5 67 (7.39%) HP
6 45 (4.96%) Apple
7 29 (3.20%) NetApp
8 25 (2.76%) Dell
9 24 (2.65%) Sony
10 23 (2.54%) Bloomberg
10 23 (2.54%) iManage
10 23 (2.54%) Veeam
11 22 (2.43%) EMC
11 22 (2.43%) Reuters
12 20 (2.21%) Ivanti
12 20 (2.21%) Veritas
13 19 (2.09%) Oracle
14 18 (1.98%) Avaya
15 17 (1.87%) Lotus
15 17 (1.87%) Red Hat