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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 48 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 447 363 445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 5.06% 5.61% 5.80%
As % of the System Software category 34.28% 29.51% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 375 330 402
10th Percentile £26,850 £29,750 £27,050
25th Percentile £32,900 £40,000 £32,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +20.88% +1.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £75,000
London median annual salary £47,500 £53,875 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.83% +7.75% +11.11%

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 1,304 1,230 1,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.75% 19.01% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,116 1,125 1,285
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £54,750 £48,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £101,250 £96,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +10 368 £47,500 -18.10% 76
West End of London -5 26 £49,000 +45.20% 3
City of Westminster +2 14 £62,500 +42.05% 1
Camden -5 10 £33,250 +14.66%
Kensington and Chelsea -4 3 £42,500 -4.49% 1
Lambeth - 1 £45,500 - 1
Southwark - 1 £45,000 - 1
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 309 (69.13%) Windows
2 284 (63.53%) Microsoft 365
3 271 (60.63%) Microsoft
4 196 (43.85%) Azure
5 143 (31.99%) Windows 10
6 123 (27.52%) Social Skills
7 117 (26.17%) DNS
8 116 (25.95%) VMware
9 112 (25.06%) Windows Server
10 108 (24.16%) ITIL
11 107 (23.94%) Finance
12 105 (23.49%) SCCM
13 104 (23.27%) Microsoft Office
14 103 (23.04%) Azure Active Directory
15 78 (17.45%) DHCP
15 78 (17.45%) PowerShell
16 69 (15.44%) Citrix
17 66 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
18 61 (13.65%) Firewall
19 60 (13.42%) SharePoint
19 60 (13.42%) Windows Server 2016
20 57 (12.75%) Microsoft Intune
20 57 (12.75%) Cisco
21 54 (12.08%) SQL
22 53 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 51 (11.41%) TCP/IP
24 50 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
24 50 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
25 49 (10.96%) Change Management
26 44 (9.84%) WAN

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 60 (13.42%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.16%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.24%) IIS
4 8 (1.79%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 104 (23.27%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Fidessa
2 2 (0.45%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.45%) Relativity
2 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 284 (63.53%) Microsoft 365
2 196 (43.85%) Azure
3 103 (23.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 39 (8.72%) AWS
5 37 (8.28%) SaaS
6 29 (6.49%) PaaS
7 25 (5.59%) OneDrive
8 21 (4.70%) Azure Monitor
8 21 (4.70%) Azure Sentinel
8 21 (4.70%) Power Platform
9 12 (2.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 12 (2.68%) Azure DevOps
10 11 (2.46%) Mimecast
11 10 (2.24%) Azure App Service
11 10 (2.24%) Google Workspace
12 9 (2.01%) Azure Storage
13 8 (1.79%) IaaS
14 7 (1.57%) Azure Key Vault
14 7 (1.57%) PowerApps
15 6 (1.34%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 117 (26.17%) DNS
2 78 (17.45%) DHCP
3 61 (13.65%) Firewall
4 51 (11.41%) TCP/IP
5 44 (9.84%) WAN
6 43 (9.62%) LAN
7 34 (7.61%) VPN
8 31 (6.94%) Wireless
9 23 (5.15%) VoIP
10 13 (2.91%) Kerberos
10 13 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.68%) SAN
12 11 (2.46%) Internet
12 11 (2.46%) Network Security
12 11 (2.46%) SMTP
13 10 (2.24%) NAS
14 8 (1.79%) HTTP
14 8 (1.79%) VLAN
15 7 (1.57%) SD-WAN
16 6 (1.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.46%) Power BI
2 11 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.57%) OLAP
6 6 (1.34%) Redis
7 4 (0.89%) MySQL
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.22%) Big Data
9 1 (0.22%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (3.80%) Git (software)
1 17 (3.80%) JIRA
2 7 (1.57%) Bitbucket
2 7 (1.57%) Mercurial
3 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.67%) NUnit
5 2 (0.45%) Chocolatey
5 2 (0.45%) Subversion
5 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.22%) Postman
General
1 123 (27.52%) Social Skills
2 107 (23.94%) Finance
3 39 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (8.28%) Legal
5 30 (6.71%) Law
6 16 (3.58%) Banking
7 12 (2.68%) Marketing
8 11 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.24%) Influencing Skills
9 10 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
10 9 (2.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 9 (2.01%) Retail
11 8 (1.79%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
12 7 (1.57%) Advertising
12 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.89%) Back Office
13 4 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.67%) Billing
15 2 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (32.66%) Analyst
2 70 (15.66%) Support Analyst
3 61 (13.65%) Desktop Support
4 50 (11.19%) Support Engineer
5 49 (10.96%) IT Support
6 44 (9.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 43 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (9.17%) IT Engineer
8 41 (9.17%) Service Analyst
9 40 (8.95%) IT Analyst
10 35 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 30 (6.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 26 (5.82%) Desktop Engineer
13 25 (5.59%) Desktop Analyst
13 25 (5.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 23 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 20 (4.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 20 (4.47%) IT Support Engineer
17 19 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.03%) LDAP
2 11 (2.46%) .NET
3 8 (1.79%) React
3 8 (1.79%) SailPoint
4 7 (1.57%) OAuth
4 7 (1.57%) PyXLL
5 6 (1.34%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.12%) OAuth2
6 5 (1.12%) RESTful
6 5 (1.12%) YAML
7 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.89%) CSS
7 4 (0.89%) HTML
7 4 (0.89%) Web Services
8 3 (0.67%) JSON
8 3 (0.67%) XML
9 2 (0.45%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.45%) HTML5
9 2 (0.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.71%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.37%) Public Cloud
3 22 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (3.58%) iPhone
5 15 (3.36%) Hedge funds
6 14 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (2.68%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.01%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.01%) User Experience
9 8 (1.79%) iPad
9 8 (1.79%) Replication
9 8 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.57%) Clustering
10 7 (1.57%) Life Science
11 4 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.89%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.67%) AS400
12 3 (0.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 309 (69.13%) Windows
2 143 (31.99%) Windows 10
3 112 (25.06%) Windows Server
4 60 (13.42%) Windows Server 2016
5 50 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (8.50%) Mac OS
7 32 (7.16%) Linux
8 27 (6.04%) Windows 7
9 25 (5.59%) Windows Server 2019
10 17 (3.80%) Apple iOS
11 16 (3.58%) Mac OS X
12 14 (3.13%) Unix
13 12 (2.68%) Android
14 7 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.57%) VMS
15 6 (1.34%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.67%) Solaris
16 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (24.16%) ITIL
2 53 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (10.96%) Change Management
5 39 (8.72%) Service Delivery
6 37 (8.28%) ITSM
6 37 (8.28%) Problem Management
7 36 (8.05%) Agile
8 33 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (6.49%) Migration
9 29 (6.49%) Patch Management
10 28 (6.26%) Incident Management
11 27 (6.04%) Mentoring
12 25 (5.59%) Project Management
13 24 (5.37%) Service Management
14 23 (5.15%) Business Continuity
14 23 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
14 23 (5.15%) DevOps
14 23 (5.15%) Project Delivery
15 20 (4.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (17.45%) PowerShell
2 54 (12.08%) SQL
3 20 (4.47%) Python
4 11 (2.46%) Bash
4 11 (2.46%) C#
5 7 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 7 (1.57%) VBA
6 5 (1.12%) C
7 4 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.45%) Java
8 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.45%) VBScript
9 1 (0.22%) R
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (8.50%) Degree
2 21 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.24%) CCNA
6 9 (2.01%) CCNP
6 9 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.79%) MCSE
8 7 (1.57%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.34%) CCIE
9 6 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.34%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.12%) CISSP
11 4 (0.89%) CISM
11 4 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.67%) CCA
12 3 (0.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.04%) SLA
2 15 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.24%) GDPR
4 6 (1.34%) QA
5 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.45%) NIST
6 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.45%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.58%) XenApp
4 13 (2.91%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (2.91%) vSphere
5 8 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.67%) Firmware
7 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.45%) Docker
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.22%) Postfix
9 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 105 (23.49%) SCCM
2 57 (12.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (4.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 20 (4.47%) SCOM
4 20 (4.47%) SCSM
5 12 (2.68%) Terraform
6 10 (2.24%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.57%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (1.57%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.34%) Ansible
8 6 (1.34%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.89%) Puppet
10 3 (0.67%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.67%) NetVault Backup
10 3 (0.67%) OpenView
10 3 (0.67%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 271 (60.63%) Microsoft
2 116 (25.95%) VMware
3 69 (15.44%) Citrix
4 57 (12.75%) Cisco
5 26 (5.82%) Apple
6 24 (5.37%) ServiceNow
7 20 (4.47%) HP
8 17 (3.80%) Bloomberg
9 16 (3.58%) Google
10 13 (2.91%) Meraki
11 12 (2.68%) iManage
12 11 (2.46%) Adobe
13 10 (2.24%) Dell
13 10 (2.24%) Intapp
13 10 (2.24%) Sophos
14 9 (2.01%) Remedy
15 8 (1.79%) Aderant
15 8 (1.79%) LogicMonitor
15 8 (1.79%) Polycom
15 8 (1.79%) Veeam