Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 32 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 714 732 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.05% 6.70% 6.80%
As % of the System Software category 35.68% 46.51% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 657 689 625
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,860
% change year-on-year - -3.10% +9.65%

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 2,001 1,574 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.76% 14.41% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,827 1,462 1,291
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,550 £28,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +5.00%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 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
London Bridge 0 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Moorgate - 5 £60,000 -
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 590 (82.63%) Windows
2 394 (55.18%) Office 365
3 389 (54.48%) Microsoft
4 306 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 236 (33.05%) Windows 10
6 225 (31.51%) VMware
7 213 (29.83%) Azure
8 211 (29.55%) Finance
9 198 (27.73%) Microsoft Office
10 185 (25.91%) DNS
11 150 (21.01%) Windows 7
12 148 (20.73%) DHCP
13 143 (20.03%) PowerShell
14 137 (19.19%) Citrix
15 132 (18.49%) ITIL
16 127 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 125 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 121 (16.95%) Firewall
19 112 (15.69%) MS Exchange
19 112 (15.69%) Hyper-V
20 110 (15.41%) SCCM
20 110 (15.41%) TCP/IP
21 109 (15.27%) Cisco
21 109 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
22 104 (14.57%) SQL
23 95 (13.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 86 (12.04%) VoIP
25 85 (11.90%) LAN
25 85 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
26 84 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 112 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 59 (8.26%) Skype for Business
3 55 (7.70%) SharePoint
4 42 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (5.32%) IIS
6 27 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.84%) CMS
10 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.56%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.56%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.42%) Apache
12 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.28%) WordPress
14 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 198 (27.73%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Dynamics GP
1 10 (1.40%) Elite 3E
2 6 (0.84%) Eikon
3 3 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.14%) iTrent
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 394 (55.18%) Office 365
2 213 (29.83%) Azure
3 84 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 83 (11.62%) AWS
5 28 (3.92%) IaaS
6 24 (3.36%) SaaS
7 22 (3.08%) G Suite
8 16 (2.24%) Power Platform
9 15 (2.10%) PaaS
10 12 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (1.68%) Mimecast
11 11 (1.54%) OneDrive
12 8 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.98%) GitHub
13 7 (0.98%) Serverless
14 6 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 185 (25.91%) DNS
2 148 (20.73%) DHCP
3 121 (16.95%) Firewall
4 110 (15.41%) TCP/IP
5 86 (12.04%) VoIP
6 85 (11.90%) LAN
7 80 (11.20%) WAN
8 67 (9.38%) Skype
9 62 (8.68%) Wireless
10 57 (7.98%) VPN
11 45 (6.30%) SAN
12 24 (3.36%) VLAN
13 20 (2.80%) Internet
13 20 (2.80%) Network Security
14 19 (2.66%) IP Telephony
14 19 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
15 16 (2.24%) SMTP
15 16 (2.24%) SSL
15 16 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (2.24%) Power BI
5 11 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.12%) MySQL
6 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.28%) Big Data
12 2 (0.28%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle Smart View
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (0.98%) Bitbucket
3 6 (0.84%) JIRA
3 6 (0.84%) MSI
4 4 (0.56%) Hudson
4 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.14%) Ant
6 1 (0.14%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) NUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 211 (29.55%) Finance
2 63 (8.82%) Law
3 41 (5.74%) Banking
4 33 (4.62%) Legal
5 26 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.12%) Advertising
6 8 (1.12%) Marketing
7 7 (0.98%) Public Sector
8 6 (0.84%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.56%) Retail
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 200 (28.01%) Analyst
2 118 (16.53%) Support Analyst
3 109 (15.27%) IT Support
4 93 (13.03%) Support Engineer
5 80 (11.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 75 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 68 (9.52%) Desktop Support
8 64 (8.96%) IT Analyst
9 51 (7.14%) IT Engineer
10 49 (6.86%) IT Support Analyst
11 40 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
12 38 (5.32%) Windows Engineer
13 37 (5.18%) Architect
13 37 (5.18%) Desktop Analyst
14 36 (5.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 34 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 34 (4.76%) Service Analyst
16 33 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
17 31 (4.34%) 1st Line Support
17 31 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.66%) LDAP
2 13 (1.82%) Web Services
3 10 (1.40%) COM
4 9 (1.26%) Software Packaging
5 8 (1.12%) HTML
5 8 (1.12%) SailPoint
6 7 (0.98%) CSS
6 7 (0.98%) JSON
7 6 (0.84%) .NET
8 5 (0.70%) HTML5
9 4 (0.56%) J2EE
10 3 (0.42%) Spring
10 3 (0.42%) XML
10 3 (0.42%) XMPP
11 2 (0.28%) LAMP
11 2 (0.28%) SAML
11 2 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.14%) REST
12 1 (0.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 41 (5.74%) Data Centre
4 38 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 37 (5.18%) iPhone
6 31 (4.34%) Blackberry
7 25 (3.50%) iPad
7 25 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (3.08%) Smartphone
9 19 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (2.52%) Replication
11 17 (2.38%) Public Cloud
12 15 (2.10%) User Experience
13 14 (1.96%) Clustering
14 9 (1.26%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.26%) PKI
15 8 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (1.12%) iSeries
15 8 (1.12%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.98%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 590 (82.63%) Windows
2 306 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 236 (33.05%) Windows 10
4 150 (21.01%) Windows 7
5 127 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (7.00%) Android
8 46 (6.44%) Linux
9 34 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 34 (4.76%) Mac OS
10 29 (4.06%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.66%) Windows 8
12 18 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.12%) Unix
15 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.14%) CentOS
17 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (18.49%) ITIL
2 95 (13.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 76 (10.64%) Migration
4 69 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (8.12%) Service Delivery
6 51 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 50 (7.00%) DevOps
8 43 (6.02%) Time Management
9 35 (4.90%) Change Management
10 31 (4.34%) Configuration Management
11 30 (4.20%) Information Security
12 28 (3.92%) Service Management
13 26 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (3.64%) IT Strategy
13 26 (3.64%) Project Management
14 25 (3.50%) Data Protection
15 24 (3.36%) Data Management
15 24 (3.36%) Investment Management
16 23 (3.22%) Document Management
16 23 (3.22%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (20.03%) PowerShell
2 104 (14.57%) SQL
3 20 (2.80%) Python
4 13 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 12 (1.68%) C
6 11 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.12%) C#
7 8 (1.12%) VBA
8 7 (0.98%) VBScript
9 6 (0.84%) Java
10 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.14%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.14%) Perl
12 1 (0.14%) VB
12 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (11.20%) Degree
3 39 (5.46%) MCSE
4 38 (5.32%) MCP
5 28 (3.92%) MCSA
6 24 (3.36%) MCITP
7 19 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.52%) MCTS
9 17 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 13 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.54%) CCNA
11 11 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.54%) HND
12 10 (1.40%) A+ Certification
12 10 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.98%) CCNP
13 7 (0.98%) MCDST
14 4 (0.56%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.70%) SLA
2 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.84%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.28%) NIST
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 15022
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 125 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 56 (7.84%) XenApp
4 40 (5.60%) XenDesktop
5 34 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.38%) Docker
7 13 (1.82%) vSphere
8 11 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.70%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.56%) Firmware
12 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.42%) NFS
13 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 110 (15.41%) SCCM
2 19 (2.66%) Ansible
2 19 (2.66%) Terraform
3 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.68%) Puppet
4 12 (1.68%) WSUS
5 11 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.26%) SCOM
7 8 (1.12%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.12%) vCenter Server
8 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.56%) Control-M
10 4 (0.56%) Mesos
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.56%) PaperCut
11 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 389 (54.48%) Microsoft
2 225 (31.51%) VMware
3 137 (19.19%) Citrix
4 109 (15.27%) Cisco
5 29 (4.06%) HP
6 28 (3.92%) Veeam
7 21 (2.94%) Apple
7 21 (2.94%) Ivanti
8 17 (2.38%) Palo Alto
9 15 (2.10%) Meraki
10 14 (1.96%) iManage
10 14 (1.96%) Sophos
11 13 (1.82%) 3PAR
11 13 (1.82%) Avaya
11 13 (1.82%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.54%) Bloomberg
12 11 (1.54%) Mitel
12 11 (1.54%) NetApp
12 11 (1.54%) Symantec
13 10 (1.40%) CheckPoint