Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 716 678 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.98% 5.84% 5.54%
As % of the System Software category 48.51% 49.67% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 657 614 845
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.27% -1.25%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1476 1365 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.38% 11.75% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1243 1440
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.70% -1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the City of London

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in the City of London.

Salary trend for Active Directory in the City of London

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the City of London

Active Directory
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
London Bridge +10 4 £32,000 -36.00%
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 540 (75.42%) Windows
2 396 (55.31%) Microsoft
3 316 (44.13%) Windows Server
4 270 (37.71%) VMware
5 246 (34.36%) Citrix
6 237 (33.10%) Office 365
7 225 (31.42%) MS Exchange
8 224 (31.28%) Finance
9 197 (27.51%) ITIL
10 169 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 165 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 157 (21.93%) Windows 7
13 144 (20.11%) DNS
14 138 (19.27%) Microsoft Office
15 133 (18.58%) SQL Server
16 125 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
17 124 (17.32%) Firewall
18 123 (17.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 122 (17.04%) SCCM
20 121 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
21 114 (15.92%) PowerShell
22 112 (15.64%) DHCP
23 109 (15.22%) SAN
24 101 (14.11%) XenApp
25 99 (13.83%) Cisco
26 97 (13.55%) Windows 10
27 95 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
28 90 (12.57%) WAN
29 89 (12.43%) Hyper-V
30 86 (12.01%) XenDesktop

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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
1 225 (31.42%) MS Exchange
2 95 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (11.73%) SharePoint
4 61 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 48 (6.70%) Skype for Business
6 37 (5.17%) IIS
7 29 (4.05%) Confluence
8 26 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.84%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.84%) JBoss
11 6 (0.84%) LiveLink
12 5 (0.70%) Apache
13 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 138 (19.27%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.42%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.28%) Eikon
2 2 (0.28%) iTrent
2 2 (0.28%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.28%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 237 (33.10%) Office 365
2 169 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (8.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 52 (7.26%) IaaS
5 44 (6.15%) PaaS
6 16 (2.23%) Mimecast
7 13 (1.82%) SaaS
8 11 (1.54%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.70%) Serverless
10 5 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.42%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.42%) Datadog
12 3 (0.42%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 144 (20.11%) DNS
2 124 (17.32%) Firewall
3 112 (15.64%) DHCP
4 109 (15.22%) SAN
5 90 (12.57%) WAN
6 81 (11.31%) VPN
7 66 (9.22%) LAN
8 64 (8.94%) TCP/IP
9 48 (6.70%) VoIP
10 46 (6.42%) Skype
11 32 (4.47%) Internet
12 27 (3.77%) NetScaler
12 27 (3.77%) Wireless
13 26 (3.63%) DMZ
14 23 (3.21%) VLAN
15 22 (3.07%) Network Security
16 21 (2.93%) LDAP
17 17 (2.37%) SSL
17 17 (2.37%) Unified Communications
18 16 (2.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.93%) MySQL
3 18 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.28%) Big Data
9 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.14%) MS Access
10 1 (0.14%) OLAP
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.14%) Power BI
10 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (4.75%) Git (software)
1 34 (4.75%) JIRA
2 28 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.84%) InstallShield
6 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.56%) AppScan
7 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.42%) NuGet
8 3 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.28%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.28%) MSI
10 1 (0.14%) WiX
General
1 224 (31.28%) Finance
2 50 (6.98%) Legal
3 46 (6.42%) Banking
4 34 (4.75%) Law
5 33 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.12%) Publishing
8 7 (0.98%) Back Office
8 7 (0.98%) French Language
9 6 (0.84%) Advertising
9 6 (0.84%) Dutch Language
9 6 (0.84%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.70%) Games
11 4 (0.56%) Retail
12 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.42%) Marketing
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (22.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 156 (21.79%) Analyst
3 105 (14.66%) Support Engineer
4 84 (11.73%) Support Analyst
5 80 (11.17%) IT Support
6 71 (9.92%) Desktop Support
7 57 (7.96%) Service Analyst
8 56 (7.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 52 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
10 51 (7.12%) Service Desk Analyst
11 42 (5.87%) Azure Engineer
12 40 (5.59%) IT Analyst
13 38 (5.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 37 (5.17%) Citrix Engineer
15 36 (5.03%) Consultant
15 36 (5.03%) Desktop Engineer
15 36 (5.03%) IT Engineer
16 34 (4.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 33 (4.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 33 (4.61%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.12%) .NET
2 20 (2.79%) Web Services
3 18 (2.51%) HTML
4 13 (1.82%) CSS
5 12 (1.68%) XML
6 11 (1.54%) Software Packaging
7 10 (1.40%) OAuth
7 10 (1.40%) SAML
8 9 (1.26%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.84%) RESTful
10 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.70%) HTML5
11 4 (0.56%) J2EE
11 4 (0.56%) LAMP
11 4 (0.56%) Node.js
11 4 (0.56%) OAuth2
11 4 (0.56%) OpenID
12 3 (0.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.82%) Blackberry
2 49 (6.84%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.63%) Public Cloud
4 25 (3.49%) iPhone
5 22 (3.07%) Replication
6 21 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (2.23%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.09%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.96%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.68%) iPad
12 10 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.40%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.40%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.26%) PKI
14 8 (1.12%) Clustering
14 8 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
15 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 540 (75.42%) Windows
2 316 (44.13%) Windows Server
3 157 (21.93%) Windows 7
4 125 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (17.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (13.55%) Windows 10
7 74 (10.34%) Linux
8 44 (6.15%) Windows 8
9 25 (3.49%) Android
10 20 (2.79%) Unix
11 17 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.96%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.68%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.40%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.56%) CentOS
18 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (27.51%) ITIL
2 61 (8.52%) Service Delivery
3 52 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (6.84%) DevOps
5 44 (6.15%) Mobile Device Management
6 41 (5.73%) Migration
6 41 (5.73%) Service Management
7 34 (4.75%) ITIL V3
8 32 (4.47%) Incident Management
9 30 (4.19%) Presales
9 30 (4.19%) Proactive Monitoring
10 29 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (3.91%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (3.77%) BDD
12 27 (3.77%) TDD
13 25 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (3.35%) Project Management
15 23 (3.21%) CRM
15 23 (3.21%) IT Strategy
16 21 (2.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 114 (15.92%) PowerShell
2 75 (10.47%) SQL
3 49 (6.84%) Java
4 22 (3.07%) C#
5 21 (2.93%) T-SQL
6 19 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.82%) Python
8 10 (1.40%) VBScript
9 7 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.98%) Ruby
9 7 (0.98%) VBA
10 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.84%) VB
11 5 (0.70%) C++
12 3 (0.42%) PHP
12 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 121 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (10.20%) MCSE
3 59 (8.24%) Degree
4 41 (5.73%) MCSA
5 36 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (4.33%) CCNA
7 26 (3.63%) MCP
8 24 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.68%) CISSP
11 11 (1.54%) MCITP
12 9 (1.26%) MCDST
13 8 (1.12%) CISM
14 7 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.70%) A+ Certification
15 5 (0.70%) CCA
15 5 (0.70%) CCNP
15 5 (0.70%) Security Cleared
16 4 (0.56%) CRISC
16 4 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.59%) SLA
2 14 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.26%) GDPR
4 6 (0.84%) COBIT
5 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.56%) QA
7 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.28%) FISMA
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.28%) PMO
8 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 165 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (14.11%) XenApp
3 89 (12.43%) Hyper-V
4 86 (12.01%) XenDesktop
5 50 (6.98%) XenServer
6 45 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (5.73%) vSphere
8 38 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (4.33%) Docker
10 14 (1.96%) DFS Replication
11 12 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (1.40%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.26%) BitLocker
14 7 (0.98%) Xen
15 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
16 5 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
17 4 (0.56%) iptables
18 3 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 3 (0.42%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 122 (17.04%) SCCM
2 55 (7.68%) SCOM
3 40 (5.59%) Puppet
4 20 (2.79%) WSUS
5 17 (2.37%) SCOrch
6 16 (2.23%) XenMobile
7 14 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.82%) Ansible
9 12 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (1.54%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.26%) HP SIM
11 9 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.12%) Nagios
12 8 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.98%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.84%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 396 (55.31%) Microsoft
2 270 (37.71%) VMware
3 246 (34.36%) Citrix
4 99 (13.83%) Cisco
5 68 (9.50%) HP
6 49 (6.84%) IBM
7 38 (5.31%) Dell
8 36 (5.03%) Apple
9 34 (4.75%) Splunk
10 30 (4.19%) Symantec
11 27 (3.77%) 3PAR
12 23 (3.21%) Veeam
13 22 (3.07%) EMC
14 19 (2.65%) AppSense
14 19 (2.65%) McAfee
15 18 (2.51%) Mitel
16 17 (2.37%) Juniper
16 17 (2.37%) NetApp
17 14 (1.96%) Bloomberg
17 14 (1.96%) Brocade