Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 890 1,058 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.06% 7.51% 7.29%
As % of the System Software category 37.87% 46.53% 50.03%
Number of salaries quoted 827 976 927
Central London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £67,500
London median annual salary £40,965 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -4.73% -1.15% +12.99%

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 2,350 2,274 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.65% 16.14% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,138 2,063 1,804
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £29,867
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £83,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -4 673 £41,500 -7.78% 118
West End of London +6 33 £27,500 -9.84% 1
City of Westminster -14 14 £40,000 +15.11%
Camden -12 13 £28,250 -33.53%
Kensington and Chelsea +8 10 £57,500 +91.67%
Southwark -8 5 £30,500 -31.84%
Lambeth -8 3 £35,000 +25.00%
Active Directory
London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 747 (83.93%) Windows
2 549 (61.69%) Office 365
3 490 (55.06%) Microsoft
4 360 (40.45%) Windows Server
5 285 (32.02%) VMware
6 282 (31.69%) Windows 10
7 281 (31.57%) Azure
8 225 (25.28%) Microsoft Office
9 210 (23.60%) DNS
10 199 (22.36%) Finance
11 193 (21.69%) Windows 7
12 184 (20.67%) ITIL
13 183 (20.56%) MS Exchange
14 175 (19.66%) PowerShell
15 165 (18.54%) DHCP
16 163 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 161 (18.09%) Citrix
18 154 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 153 (17.19%) Firewall
20 142 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 136 (15.28%) Cisco
22 134 (15.06%) LAN
23 131 (14.72%) SCCM
24 130 (14.61%) TCP/IP
25 121 (13.60%) WAN
25 121 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
26 119 (13.37%) Hyper-V
27 114 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
28 108 (12.13%) Azure Active Directory
29 106 (11.91%) AWS

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
1 183 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 84 (9.44%) SharePoint
3 57 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (5.28%) Skype for Business
5 45 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (3.48%) IIS
7 15 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.56%) CMS
11 4 (0.45%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.34%) Apache
12 3 (0.34%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.22%) MediaWiki
13 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 225 (25.28%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.01%) Elite 3E
2 6 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Eikon
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 549 (61.69%) Office 365
2 281 (31.57%) Azure
3 108 (12.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 106 (11.91%) AWS
5 27 (3.03%) OneDrive
6 22 (2.47%) G Suite
7 20 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (1.91%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.80%) IaaS
10 14 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (1.57%) SaaS
11 13 (1.46%) Mimecast
12 10 (1.12%) Serverless
13 7 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.79%) GCP
13 7 (0.79%) GitHub
13 7 (0.79%) PowerApps
14 6 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (23.60%) DNS
2 165 (18.54%) DHCP
3 153 (17.19%) Firewall
4 134 (15.06%) LAN
5 130 (14.61%) TCP/IP
6 121 (13.60%) WAN
7 96 (10.79%) VoIP
8 82 (9.21%) VPN
9 81 (9.10%) Wireless
10 58 (6.52%) Skype
11 55 (6.18%) SAN
12 34 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
13 33 (3.71%) Internet
13 33 (3.71%) Network Security
14 29 (3.26%) VLAN
15 24 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (2.02%) NAS
17 17 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.12%) Power BI
4 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.01%) Big Data
5 9 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.90%) MySQL
6 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2017
8 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.46%) JIRA
2 9 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (0.79%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.56%) MSI
5 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.22%) Hudson
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
6 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.11%) Ant
7 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 199 (22.36%) Finance
2 63 (7.08%) Law
3 36 (4.04%) Legal
4 35 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.26%) Banking
6 21 (2.36%) Marketing
7 11 (1.24%) Advertising
7 11 (1.24%) Retail
8 10 (1.12%) French Language
9 8 (0.90%) Public Sector
10 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.45%) Front Office
11 4 (0.45%) German Language
12 3 (0.34%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Games
12 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 241 (27.08%) Analyst
2 161 (18.09%) IT Support
2 161 (18.09%) Support Analyst
3 144 (16.18%) Support Engineer
4 121 (13.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 107 (12.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 97 (10.90%) IT Analyst
7 82 (9.21%) IT Support Analyst
8 78 (8.76%) Desktop Support
9 76 (8.54%) IT Engineer
10 56 (6.29%) IT Support Engineer
11 51 (5.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 50 (5.62%) 1st Line Support
12 50 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
13 49 (5.51%) Service Analyst
14 48 (5.39%) Architect
15 46 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
16 45 (5.06%) Active Directory Support
17 44 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 39 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.46%) LDAP
2 12 (1.35%) COM
3 11 (1.24%) .NET
4 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.67%) Kafka
6 5 (0.56%) HTML
7 4 (0.45%) CSS
7 4 (0.45%) React
8 3 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.34%) HTML5
8 3 (0.34%) SAML
8 3 (0.34%) Web Services
9 2 (0.22%) XML
9 2 (0.22%) XMPP
9 2 (0.22%) YAML
10 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.11%) JSON
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.63%) Management Information System
2 57 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.62%) Video Conferencing
4 43 (4.83%) Blackberry
5 40 (4.49%) iPhone
6 37 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.92%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.36%) iPad
9 20 (2.25%) Replication
10 17 (1.91%) Clustering
10 17 (1.91%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.69%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.57%) Virtual Team
13 12 (1.35%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.35%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.24%) User Experience
15 10 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
17 6 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
18 5 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 747 (83.93%) Windows
2 360 (40.45%) Windows Server
3 282 (31.69%) Windows 10
4 193 (21.69%) Windows 7
5 163 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 121 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (8.43%) Android
8 59 (6.63%) Linux
9 46 (5.17%) Mac OS
10 44 (4.94%) Apple iOS
11 40 (4.49%) Mac OS X
12 37 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (3.03%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.57%) Unix
15 9 (1.01%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.90%) Solaris
16 8 (0.90%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.45%) Debian
19 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (20.67%) ITIL
2 142 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 88 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
4 66 (7.42%) Change Management
5 65 (7.30%) Service Delivery
6 62 (6.97%) Migration
7 55 (6.18%) DevOps
8 47 (5.28%) Asset Management
9 41 (4.61%) Project Management
10 40 (4.49%) Time Management
11 39 (4.38%) Service Management
12 38 (4.27%) Configuration Management
13 35 (3.93%) Data Management
14 32 (3.60%) Information Security
15 30 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (3.15%) Fintech
18 24 (2.70%) CRM
18 24 (2.70%) Decision-Making
19 23 (2.58%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 175 (19.66%) PowerShell
2 94 (10.56%) SQL
3 32 (3.60%) Python
4 20 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 15 (1.69%) C
6 13 (1.46%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.24%) Ruby
8 9 (1.01%) C#
9 6 (0.67%) VBScript
10 5 (0.56%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.45%) VB
11 4 (0.45%) VBA
12 2 (0.22%) PHP
12 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.11%) Java
13 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (10.34%) Degree
3 46 (5.17%) MCSA
4 45 (5.06%) MCSE
5 42 (4.72%) MCP
6 31 (3.48%) MCITP
7 22 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (2.13%) CCNA
10 16 (1.80%) MCTS
11 11 (1.24%) CCNP
12 8 (0.90%) A+ Certification
12 8 (0.90%) CCA
12 8 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (0.90%) MCDST
13 6 (0.67%) HND
13 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.54%) SLA
2 24 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.35%) GDPR
4 6 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (0.56%) NIST
6 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.34%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) DICOM
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 154 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (13.37%) Hyper-V
3 62 (6.97%) XenApp
4 54 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
4 54 (6.07%) XenDesktop
5 30 (3.37%) vSphere
6 17 (1.91%) Docker
7 10 (1.12%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.56%) Firmware
10 5 (0.56%) NFS
11 4 (0.45%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 131 (14.72%) SCCM
2 29 (3.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (2.81%) Terraform
4 24 (2.70%) Ansible
5 20 (2.25%) Backup Exec
6 15 (1.69%) WSUS
7 14 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.46%) Puppet
8 13 (1.46%) vCenter Server
9 10 (1.12%) Kubernetes
9 10 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.12%) SCOM
10 7 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.79%) XenMobile
11 6 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
11 6 (0.67%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.45%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.45%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 490 (55.06%) Microsoft
2 285 (32.02%) VMware
3 161 (18.09%) Citrix
4 136 (15.28%) Cisco
5 42 (4.72%) HP
6 41 (4.61%) Veeam
7 23 (2.58%) Dell
7 23 (2.58%) Sophos
8 22 (2.47%) iManage
8 22 (2.47%) ServiceNow
8 22 (2.47%) Symantec
9 21 (2.36%) Apple
10 20 (2.25%) Palo Alto
11 19 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.02%) Meraki
13 17 (1.91%) Mitel
14 16 (1.80%) Ivanti
14 16 (1.80%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.69%) Oracle
15 15 (1.69%) Remedy