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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 35 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 291 418 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.75% 5.89% 8.41%
As % of the System Software category 47.86% 53.45% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 270 372 757
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.88% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 608 782 1351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 12.02% 11.02% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 568 683 1156
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the City of London

Active Directory
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 498 (83.14%) Windows
2 293 (48.91%) Microsoft
3 273 (45.58%) Windows Server
4 255 (42.57%) VMware
5 219 (36.56%) Citrix
6 189 (31.55%) Finance
7 174 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 168 (28.05%) MS Exchange
9 165 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 160 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 154 (25.71%) ITIL
12 145 (24.21%) DNS
12 145 (24.21%) PowerShell
13 131 (21.87%) SQL Server
14 126 (21.04%) Cisco
15 120 (20.03%) DHCP
16 119 (19.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 119 (19.87%) SCCM
17 117 (19.53%) Office 365
18 112 (18.70%) SQL
19 111 (18.53%) MS Excel
20 105 (17.53%) Windows 7
21 98 (16.36%) XenApp
22 97 (16.19%) MS Office
22 97 (16.19%) Firewall
23 95 (15.86%) Linux
24 91 (15.19%) TCP/IP
25 76 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
26 72 (12.02%) SAN
27 71 (11.85%) MCSE

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
1 168 (28.05%) MS Exchange
2 70 (11.69%) IIS
3 66 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (10.85%) SharePoint
5 58 (9.68%) Skype for Business
6 51 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (4.84%) Apache
8 27 (4.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 26 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (3.34%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.67%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.50%) JBoss
15 8 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (0.50%) Confluence
17 3 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
18 2 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 111 (18.53%) MS Excel
2 97 (16.19%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Sage CRM
2 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 117 (19.53%) Office 365
2 76 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.84%) SaaS
5 15 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (2.50%) G Suite
6 11 (1.84%) Mimecast
7 10 (1.67%) IaaS
8 7 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.00%) PaaS
10 5 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.67%) GitHub
12 3 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.50%) Yammer
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (24.21%) DNS
2 120 (20.03%) DHCP
3 97 (16.19%) Firewall
4 91 (15.19%) TCP/IP
5 72 (12.02%) SAN
6 62 (10.35%) VoIP
7 59 (9.85%) VPN
8 56 (9.35%) LAN
9 48 (8.01%) WAN
10 43 (7.18%) Skype
11 22 (3.67%) NetScaler
12 21 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (3.01%) iSCSI
14 17 (2.84%) LDAP
15 13 (2.17%) VLAN
16 12 (2.00%) IP Telephony
16 12 (2.00%) Wireless
17 11 (1.84%) Internet
17 11 (1.84%) Network Security
18 10 (1.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.50%) MySQL
5 14 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.83%) Big Data
8 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.67%) FileMaker
10 3 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.50%) QlikView
10 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.33%) Power BI
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (3.34%) JIRA
2 10 (1.67%) MSI
3 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.67%) Subversion
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.33%) MorphX
6 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 189 (31.55%) Finance
2 54 (9.02%) Banking
3 29 (4.84%) Legal
4 25 (4.17%) Law
5 20 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.17%) Retail
7 9 (1.50%) Back Office
8 8 (1.34%) Marketing
9 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.83%) Turkish Language
11 4 (0.67%) Electronics
11 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.33%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (22.54%) Analyst
2 83 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 75 (12.52%) Support Engineer
4 62 (10.35%) IT Support
4 62 (10.35%) Support Analyst
5 52 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 51 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
7 48 (8.01%) 2nd Line Support
8 45 (7.51%) Desktop Support
9 44 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 44 (7.35%) Service Analyst
10 40 (6.68%) Service Desk Analyst
11 36 (6.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 36 (6.01%) Administrator
12 35 (5.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 34 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
14 33 (5.51%) Infrastructure Support
14 33 (5.51%) IT Analyst
15 31 (5.18%) IT Engineer
16 27 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.84%) Middleware
2 9 (1.50%) .NET
3 7 (1.17%) CSS
3 7 (1.17%) HTML
3 7 (1.17%) XML
4 6 (1.00%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.00%) LAMP
4 6 (1.00%) Web Services
5 4 (0.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.67%) jQuery
5 4 (0.67%) REST
6 3 (0.50%) Ajax
6 3 (0.50%) DHTML
6 3 (0.50%) Django
6 3 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (0.50%) SOAP
7 2 (0.33%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.68%) Blackberry
1 40 (6.68%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.68%) Clustering
3 30 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.01%) PKI
5 18 (3.01%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 15 (2.50%) iPhone
7 15 (2.50%) User Experience
8 14 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 14 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.84%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.67%) HP StoreVirtual
12 9 (1.50%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 498 (83.14%) Windows
2 273 (45.58%) Windows Server
3 174 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 160 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (17.53%) Windows 7
6 95 (15.86%) Linux
7 53 (8.85%) Windows 10
8 44 (7.35%) Unix
9 41 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (4.34%) Mac OS X
12 20 (3.34%) Windows XP
13 19 (3.17%) Windows 8
14 15 (2.50%) Ubuntu
15 12 (2.00%) Android
16 10 (1.67%) Debian
16 10 (1.67%) NetWare
16 10 (1.67%) Solaris
16 10 (1.67%) SUSE
17 8 (1.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (25.71%) ITIL
2 44 (7.35%) Project Management
3 42 (7.01%) Migration
4 37 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 31 (5.18%) DevOps
6 31 (5.18%) Service Management
7 24 (4.01%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 23 (3.84%) Problem Management
9 22 (3.67%) Incident Management
9 22 (3.67%) Mobile Device Management
9 22 (3.67%) PRINCE2
10 21 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (3.34%) Change Control
11 20 (3.34%) High Availability
11 20 (3.34%) Patch Management
12 19 (3.17%) Information Security
12 19 (3.17%) ITIL V3
12 19 (3.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (24.21%) PowerShell
2 112 (18.70%) SQL
3 19 (3.17%) Python
4 17 (2.84%) Perl
5 15 (2.50%) VB
6 12 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.84%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.84%) VBA
7 11 (1.84%) VBScript
8 9 (1.50%) Java
8 9 (1.50%) PHP
9 8 (1.34%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.83%) C
11 4 (0.67%) Ruby
11 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.50%) C#
13 2 (0.33%) C++
13 2 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 119 (19.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (11.85%) MCSE
3 62 (10.35%) Degree
4 36 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (4.34%) MCSA
7 21 (3.51%) MCITP
7 21 (3.51%) MCP
8 16 (2.67%) CCNA
8 16 (2.67%) CCNP
9 15 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.67%) PhD
11 7 (1.17%) CISM
12 6 (1.00%) EMC Certification
12 6 (1.00%) MCTS
13 5 (0.83%) CISSP
13 5 (0.83%) MCDST
14 4 (0.67%) CCSP
14 4 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.84%) SLA
2 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.50%) MiFID
4 3 (0.50%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 165 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (16.36%) XenApp
3 70 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 55 (9.18%) vSphere
5 48 (8.01%) XenDesktop
6 21 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (3.51%) XenServer
7 16 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.50%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.00%) NFS
12 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 119 (19.87%) SCCM
2 41 (6.84%) SCOM
3 27 (4.51%) WSUS
4 19 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.34%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.00%) AirWatch
6 12 (2.00%) Puppet
7 11 (1.84%) Nagios
8 10 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
8 10 (1.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 10 (1.67%) Simpana
8 10 (1.67%) XenMobile
9 6 (1.00%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.83%) Ansible
11 4 (0.67%) Nessus
12 3 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 293 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 255 (42.57%) VMware
3 219 (36.56%) Citrix
4 126 (21.04%) Cisco
5 53 (8.85%) HP
6 45 (7.51%) NetApp
7 33 (5.51%) EMC
8 31 (5.18%) Red Hat
9 30 (5.01%) Apple
9 30 (5.01%) Oracle
10 26 (4.34%) Google
11 25 (4.17%) Veeam
12 23 (3.84%) Bloomberg
12 23 (3.84%) Palo Alto
13 22 (3.67%) Reuters
14 14 (2.34%) Dell
14 14 (2.34%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.17%) 3PAR
15 13 (2.17%) Avaya
16 12 (2.00%) AppSense
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days + Laptop + Phone
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £23000 - £29500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago