Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 238 894 1,066
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 5.77% 7.08% 7.53%
As % of the System Software category 29.97% 37.77% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 232 845 1,018
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,050 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,250 £74,125
London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -3.41% -2.22%

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 794 2,367 2,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.24% 18.74% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 719 2,166 2,058
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +12.15%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £93,750
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Central London

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Central London.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Central London

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Central London over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 -12 202 £50,000 +17.65% 33
West End of London +16 8 £31,000 +12.73%
City of Westminster +17 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Southwark +15 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 188 (78.99%) Windows
2 151 (63.45%) Microsoft
3 122 (51.26%) Office 365
4 115 (48.32%) Azure
5 99 (41.60%) Windows Server
6 76 (31.93%) Finance
7 70 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 69 (28.99%) VMware
9 61 (25.63%) Windows 10
10 59 (24.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 52 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
11 52 (21.85%) Firewall
12 49 (20.59%) AWS
13 44 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (17.65%) Cisco
14 42 (17.65%) DNS
15 40 (16.81%) SCCM
16 39 (16.39%) DevOps
17 38 (15.97%) Citrix
18 37 (15.55%) Azure Active Directory
19 36 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (14.71%) ITIL
21 33 (13.87%) SQL Server
21 33 (13.87%) Management Information System
22 32 (13.45%) Linux
23 30 (12.61%) SharePoint
23 30 (12.61%) SAN
23 30 (12.61%) IaaS
23 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2016

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 30 (12.61%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.08%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.20%) IIS
4 9 (3.78%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.10%) Confluence
6 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.42%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.42%) InDesign
3 1 (0.42%) LightWave 3D
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MODO
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) Revit
3 1 (0.42%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.26%) iTrent
1 3 (1.26%) Northgate Housing
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 122 (51.26%) Office 365
2 115 (48.32%) Azure
3 49 (20.59%) AWS
4 37 (15.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (12.61%) IaaS
6 16 (6.72%) PaaS
7 13 (5.46%) SaaS
8 12 (5.04%) OneDrive
9 7 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.52%) GCP
11 5 (2.10%) Serverless
12 3 (1.26%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.84%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.84%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.84%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.42%) G Suite
14 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.85%) Firewall
2 42 (17.65%) DNS
3 30 (12.61%) SAN
4 22 (9.24%) WAN
5 21 (8.82%) VPN
6 20 (8.40%) DHCP
7 17 (7.14%) Network Security
8 16 (6.72%) LAN
9 14 (5.88%) Skype
10 10 (4.20%) TCP/IP
11 8 (3.36%) SSL
12 7 (2.94%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (2.52%) Internet
13 6 (2.52%) VoIP
14 5 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (2.10%) SNMP
15 4 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.26%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.84%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (2.94%) JIRA
2 5 (2.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.10%) GitLab
3 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 76 (31.93%) Finance
2 18 (7.56%) Banking
3 12 (5.04%) Investment Banking
3 12 (5.04%) Law
4 9 (3.78%) Publishing
5 7 (2.94%) Front Office
5 7 (2.94%) Legal
6 6 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.10%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.68%) Electronics
8 4 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.68%) Marketing
9 3 (1.26%) Advertising
9 3 (1.26%) Social Housing
10 2 (0.84%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) International Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Local Government
11 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 60 (25.21%) Analyst
2 51 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (15.13%) Support Analyst
4 27 (11.34%) Desktop Support
5 24 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (9.66%) Desktop Analyst
6 23 (9.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 23 (9.66%) IT Engineer
7 22 (9.24%) Azure Engineer
7 22 (9.24%) Support Engineer
8 20 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (7.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 18 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 18 (7.56%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (7.56%) Windows Support Analyst
10 17 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 17 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 17 (7.14%) IT Support
11 16 (6.72%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 16 (6.72%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.94%) YAML
2 6 (2.52%) .NET
3 5 (2.10%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.10%) LDAP
4 4 (1.68%) OAuth
4 4 (1.68%) Web Services
5 3 (1.26%) HTML
5 3 (1.26%) OAuth2
5 3 (1.26%) OpenID
5 3 (1.26%) RESTful
5 3 (1.26%) SAML
6 1 (0.42%) Corona SDK
6 1 (0.42%) LAMP
6 1 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.42%) Node.js
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.42%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (0.42%) WSH
6 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.87%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.56%) Public Cloud
3 14 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.04%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 7 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.94%) Robotics
6 7 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.52%) User Experience
8 5 (2.10%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.68%) Replication
10 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 188 (78.99%) Windows
2 99 (41.60%) Windows Server
3 61 (25.63%) Windows 10
4 44 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (13.45%) Linux
6 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (8.40%) Unix
8 19 (7.98%) Windows 7
8 19 (7.98%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (4.20%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.94%) Solaris
11 7 (2.94%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.10%) Android
13 4 (1.68%) Debian
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.42%) Check Point GAiA
15 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (16.39%) DevOps
3 35 (14.71%) ITIL
4 24 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (8.40%) Information Security
6 19 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (6.30%) SIEM
8 14 (5.88%) Patch Management
9 13 (5.46%) Business Continuity
10 12 (5.04%) Migration
11 11 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.62%) Fintech
11 11 (4.62%) ITSM
11 11 (4.62%) Security Operations
11 11 (4.62%) Server Virtualisation
12 10 (4.20%) B2B
12 10 (4.20%) Identity Management
12 10 (4.20%) Service Management
12 10 (4.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 27 (11.34%) Python
2 27 (11.34%) SQL
3 7 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.26%) C
5 3 (1.26%) C#
5 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.26%) VB
5 3 (1.26%) VBScript
6 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.42%) Java
7 1 (0.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.18%) Degree
3 21 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.46%) CISSP
5 11 (4.62%) CISM
6 9 (3.78%) CCSP
6 9 (3.78%) MCSA
7 8 (3.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (3.36%) GCIA
7 8 (3.36%) GCIH
8 7 (2.94%) CCNP
8 7 (2.94%) CREST Certified
8 7 (2.94%) GCFA
9 6 (2.52%) MCSE
10 5 (2.10%) CCNA
11 4 (1.68%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.68%) SANS
12 2 (0.84%) CISA
12 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.20%) SLA
2 8 (3.36%) NIST
3 7 (2.94%) COBIT
4 5 (2.10%) GDPR
5 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 44 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.72%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.88%) XenApp
4 10 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.10%) Docker
8 4 (1.68%) vSphere
9 3 (1.26%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.42%) Firmware
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (16.81%) SCCM
2 28 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (9.66%) Ansible
4 18 (7.56%) Terraform
5 14 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.04%) WSUS
7 9 (3.78%) Puppet
8 8 (3.36%) Kubernetes
9 7 (2.94%) CSIRT
9 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.68%) QRadar
12 3 (1.26%) Kibana
13 2 (0.84%) MaaS360
13 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
14 1 (0.42%) CASB
14 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.42%) Nessus
14 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 151 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 69 (28.99%) VMware
3 42 (17.65%) Cisco
4 38 (15.97%) Citrix
5 12 (5.04%) HP
5 12 (5.04%) Palo Alto
6 11 (4.62%) Apple
7 10 (4.20%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.94%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.52%) CyberArk
9 6 (2.52%) Veeam
10 5 (2.10%) EMC
10 5 (2.10%) F5
10 5 (2.10%) IBM
10 5 (2.10%) iManage
11 4 (1.68%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.68%) Oracle
11 4 (1.68%) SAP
11 4 (1.68%) Splunk