Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1,064 956 1,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.32% 7.55% 7.26%
As % of the System Software category 47.54% 52.35% 57.24%
Number of salaries quoted 977 865 1,078
Central London median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +4.88% -8.89%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,925
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,432
% change year-on-year +3.53% +10.58% -3.92%

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 2,238 1,826 2,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.39% 14.42% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,035 1,635 1,912
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £81,250 £78,750
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +7.53%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -3 758 £44,000 -2.22% 84
West End of London -24 33 £34,000 -8.11% 17
Camden +6 24 £42,500 +41.67%
City of Westminster +15 16 £52,500 +22.09%
Southwark -21 13 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +1 4 £29,500 -23.87%
Lambeth +1 2 £26,250 -41.67%
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 877 (82.42%) Windows
2 621 (58.36%) Microsoft
3 456 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 399 (37.50%) Office 365
5 382 (35.90%) VMware
6 314 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 283 (26.60%) Microsoft Office
8 281 (26.41%) Finance
9 270 (25.38%) ITIL
10 265 (24.91%) DNS
11 256 (24.06%) PowerShell
12 253 (23.78%) MS Exchange
13 250 (23.50%) Windows 7
14 236 (22.18%) Citrix
15 229 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 222 (20.86%) Windows 10
17 213 (20.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 212 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 212 (19.92%) Firewall
19 201 (18.89%) DHCP
20 185 (17.39%) SCCM
21 164 (15.41%) Cisco
22 158 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
23 156 (14.66%) SQL
24 154 (14.47%) Linux
24 154 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
25 148 (13.91%) TCP/IP
26 141 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
27 137 (12.88%) SQL Server
28 132 (12.41%) Hyper-V

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
1 253 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 94 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 83 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 80 (7.52%) SharePoint
5 78 (7.33%) Skype for Business
6 57 (5.36%) IIS
7 31 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.60%) Apache
10 12 (1.13%) Confluence
11 11 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.47%) CMS
15 5 (0.47%) WordPress
16 4 (0.38%) JBoss
17 3 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
18 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
18 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 283 (26.60%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.38%) Stata
6 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.094%) Maya
8 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.094%) NUKE
8 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Eikon
2 7 (0.66%) Elite 3E
3 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.56%) Infor SunSystems
3 6 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.56%) ReMetrica
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.094%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.094%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.094%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 399 (37.50%) Office 365
2 314 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (9.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 68 (6.39%) IaaS
6 38 (3.57%) Mimecast
7 32 (3.01%) PaaS
8 18 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (1.60%) OneDrive
9 17 (1.60%) SaaS
10 10 (0.94%) Slack
11 9 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.85%) GitHub
12 8 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.66%) Serverless
14 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.47%) G Suite
15 4 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.28%) Cloudflare
16 3 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 265 (24.91%) DNS
2 212 (19.92%) Firewall
3 201 (18.89%) DHCP
4 148 (13.91%) TCP/IP
5 122 (11.47%) LAN
6 115 (10.81%) SAN
6 115 (10.81%) VPN
7 112 (10.53%) WAN
8 77 (7.24%) Skype
9 53 (4.98%) VLAN
10 43 (4.04%) Wireless
11 30 (2.82%) VoIP
12 28 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (2.16%) Network Security
15 20 (1.88%) Intranet
16 19 (1.79%) IP Telephony
16 19 (1.79%) SNMP
17 17 (1.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 21 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.22%) Big Data
6 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.03%) MySQL
8 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.66%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.56%) Redis
12 5 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.38%) QlikView
13 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 32 (3.01%) JIRA
4 31 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.69%) Subversion
7 17 (1.60%) CruiseControl
7 17 (1.60%) MSBuild
8 13 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.56%) MSI
10 6 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.28%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.19%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.094%) AdminStudio
13 1 (0.094%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.094%) GitLab
13 1 (0.094%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.094%) Vagrant
General
1 281 (26.41%) Finance
2 111 (10.43%) Law
3 68 (6.39%) Legal
4 55 (5.17%) Banking
5 45 (4.23%) Advertising
6 39 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.26%) Marketing
8 12 (1.13%) Publishing
9 10 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.85%) Billing
11 8 (0.75%) Back Office
11 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.75%) Retail
12 3 (0.28%) Games
13 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.094%) Front Office
14 1 (0.094%) International Banking
14 1 (0.094%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.094%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.094%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (22.56%) Analyst
2 195 (18.33%) Support Engineer
3 161 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 123 (11.56%) Desktop Support
5 120 (11.28%) Support Analyst
6 119 (11.18%) IT Support
7 96 (9.02%) IT Engineer
8 89 (8.36%) Service Analyst
9 76 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 75 (7.05%) Service Desk Analyst
11 74 (6.95%) Desktop Engineer
12 64 (6.02%) IT Analyst
13 63 (5.92%) IT Support Engineer
14 62 (5.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 60 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
16 55 (5.17%) Administrator
17 51 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
18 46 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 46 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
18 46 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.70%) Web Services
2 38 (3.57%) .NET
3 27 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (1.97%) LDAP
5 18 (1.69%) WCF
6 17 (1.60%) 802.1X
6 17 (1.60%) AngularJS
6 17 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (1.60%) WinForms
7 16 (1.50%) HTML
8 12 (1.13%) CSS
9 11 (1.03%) X-Windows
10 10 (0.94%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.94%) SAML
11 9 (0.85%) REST
12 8 (0.75%) JSON
12 8 (0.75%) OAuth
12 8 (0.75%) OpenID
13 6 (0.56%) LAMP
13 6 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 46 (4.32%) Blackberry
4 43 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (2.73%) Clustering
9 21 (1.97%) PKI
10 20 (1.88%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.69%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.69%) iPhone
12 17 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
12 17 (1.60%) Replication
13 15 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
14 12 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
17 8 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 877 (82.42%) Windows
2 456 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 250 (23.50%) Windows 7
4 222 (20.86%) Windows 10
5 213 (20.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 212 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 154 (14.47%) Linux
8 53 (4.98%) Mac OS X
9 48 (4.51%) Android
10 43 (4.04%) Unix
11 38 (3.57%) Windows 8
12 37 (3.48%) Mac OS
13 32 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (1.69%) Apple iOS
15 18 (1.69%) VMS
16 15 (1.41%) CentOS
17 10 (0.94%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.66%) Solaris
19 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (25.38%) ITIL
2 141 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
3 95 (8.93%) Migration
4 72 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 60 (5.64%) Project Management
6 59 (5.55%) DevOps
7 58 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 54 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 48 (4.51%) Information Security
10 48 (4.51%) Mobile Device Management
10 48 (4.51%) Service Management
11 46 (4.32%) ITSM
12 44 (4.14%) Configuration Management
12 44 (4.14%) Incident Management
13 40 (3.76%) Patch Management
14 39 (3.67%) Mentoring
15 38 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (3.20%) Time Management
17 33 (3.10%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 256 (24.06%) PowerShell
2 156 (14.66%) SQL
3 59 (5.55%) C#
4 32 (3.01%) T-SQL
5 24 (2.26%) Python
6 23 (2.16%) C
7 22 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 16 (1.50%) Java
9 14 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.22%) VBScript
11 11 (1.03%) PHP
12 7 (0.66%) Perl
12 7 (0.66%) VB
13 6 (0.56%) Ruby
13 6 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.38%) VBA
15 3 (0.28%) C++
15 3 (0.28%) X++
16 1 (0.094%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 158 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (10.15%) Degree
3 104 (9.77%) MCSE
4 57 (5.36%) MCSA
5 48 (4.51%) MCP
6 35 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (3.29%) CISSP
7 27 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (2.44%) MCITP
9 24 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (2.16%) CISM
11 22 (2.07%) MCTS
12 18 (1.69%) CCNA
12 18 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (1.60%) CCNP
13 17 (1.60%) MCDST
14 16 (1.50%) CCIE
15 15 (1.41%) CISA
16 11 (1.03%) A+ Certification
17 10 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.95%) SLA
2 32 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.97%) GDPR
4 11 (1.03%) QA
5 10 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.38%) COBIT
7 4 (0.38%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.28%) GCP
8 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) PMO
10 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.094%) DICOM
10 1 (0.094%) HL7
10 1 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 229 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (12.41%) Hyper-V
3 69 (6.48%) XenApp
4 57 (5.36%) vSphere
5 55 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (4.79%) XenDesktop
7 26 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (2.35%) Docker
9 24 (2.26%) XenServer
10 15 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.85%) DFS Replication
13 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.56%) LXC
15 5 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.38%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.38%) KVM
16 4 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.28%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 185 (17.39%) SCCM
2 46 (4.32%) WSUS
3 43 (4.04%) Puppet
4 39 (3.67%) SCOM
5 29 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.26%) Ansible
7 20 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
8 19 (1.79%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
9 14 (1.32%) Nagios
9 14 (1.32%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.03%) AirWatch
10 11 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
11 9 (0.85%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.75%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.75%) Terraform
13 7 (0.66%) Jamf Pro
13 7 (0.66%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 621 (58.36%) Microsoft
2 382 (35.90%) VMware
3 236 (22.18%) Citrix
4 164 (15.41%) Cisco
5 82 (7.71%) Apple
6 63 (5.92%) HP
7 44 (4.14%) NetApp
8 41 (3.85%) Oracle
9 39 (3.67%) Veeam
10 35 (3.29%) Red Hat
11 32 (3.01%) ServiceNow
12 28 (2.63%) CheckPoint
12 28 (2.63%) Dell
13 27 (2.54%) Google
13 27 (2.54%) iManage
14 25 (2.35%) EMC
15 23 (2.16%) Bloomberg
16 21 (1.97%) Reuters
17 20 (1.88%) F5
17 20 (1.88%) IBM