Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 52 64 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 385 217 439
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.26% 4.34% 6.25%
As % of the System Software category 33.95% 22.14% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 313 184 385
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.43% +27.78% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £76,563 £62,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £87,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -5.56%

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 1,134 980 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.50% 19.61% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 969 883 1,174
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,900 £32,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £98,375
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +8.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 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
London Bridge -7 1 £45,000 -
Moorgate - 1 £32,500 -
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 268 (69.61%) Windows
2 241 (62.60%) Microsoft 365
3 234 (60.78%) Microsoft
4 194 (50.39%) Azure
5 123 (31.95%) VMware
5 123 (31.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 113 (29.35%) Windows 10
7 109 (28.31%) Windows Server
8 99 (25.71%) ITIL
9 98 (25.45%) Finance
10 97 (25.19%) Microsoft Office
10 97 (25.19%) DNS
11 95 (24.68%) Social Skills
12 92 (23.90%) SCCM
13 81 (21.04%) PowerShell
14 77 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 68 (17.66%) Citrix
16 62 (16.10%) DHCP
17 58 (15.06%) Windows Server 2016
18 56 (14.55%) Firewall
19 52 (13.51%) SharePoint
20 50 (12.99%) Change Management
21 47 (12.21%) SQL
21 47 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 43 (11.17%) Cisco
23 42 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
24 41 (10.65%) Microsoft Intune
24 41 (10.65%) ITSM
25 39 (10.13%) WAN
25 39 (10.13%) Problem Management

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 52 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.34%) IIS
4 8 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.04%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 97 (25.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.52%) Relativity
1 2 (0.52%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 241 (62.60%) Microsoft 365
2 194 (50.39%) Azure
3 123 (31.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 34 (8.83%) AWS
4 34 (8.83%) PaaS
5 33 (8.57%) SaaS
6 29 (7.53%) Power Platform
7 25 (6.49%) OneDrive
8 20 (5.19%) Azure Monitor
9 19 (4.94%) Azure Sentinel
10 16 (4.16%) PowerApps
11 15 (3.90%) IaaS
12 9 (2.34%) Smartsheet
13 7 (1.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.82%) Azure Key Vault
13 7 (1.82%) Mimecast
14 6 (1.56%) Azure Service Bus
15 5 (1.30%) Azure App Service
15 5 (1.30%) Google Workspace
16 3 (0.78%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 97 (25.19%) DNS
2 62 (16.10%) DHCP
3 56 (14.55%) Firewall
4 39 (10.13%) WAN
5 37 (9.61%) LAN
6 33 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 32 (8.31%) Wireless
8 28 (7.27%) VPN
9 22 (5.71%) VoIP
10 13 (3.38%) Kerberos
10 13 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (3.12%) SAN
11 12 (3.12%) WebEx
12 11 (2.86%) NAS
12 11 (2.86%) SMTP
13 9 (2.34%) Network Security
13 9 (2.34%) SD-WAN
14 8 (2.08%) HTTP
15 7 (1.82%) Internet
16 6 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.60%) Power BI
3 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.56%) OLAP
7 4 (1.04%) MySQL
8 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.26%) Redis
9 1 (0.26%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.08%) JIRA
3 6 (1.56%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.78%) NUnit
6 2 (0.52%) Chocolatey
6 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.52%) Subversion
6 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.26%) Postman
7 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (25.45%) Finance
2 95 (24.68%) Social Skills
3 25 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (4.16%) Influencing Skills
6 14 (3.64%) Banking
7 13 (3.38%) Legal
8 12 (3.12%) Marketing
9 11 (2.86%) Law
10 10 (2.60%) Telecoms
11 9 (2.34%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (2.08%) Financial Institution
12 8 (2.08%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.30%) Back Office
14 4 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (1.04%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.78%) Advertising
15 3 (0.78%) Publishing
15 3 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (23.90%) Analyst
2 52 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 46 (11.95%) Desktop Support
4 41 (10.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 38 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (9.09%) IT Support
7 32 (8.31%) Support Analyst
8 30 (7.79%) Desktop Engineer
9 27 (7.01%) Service Analyst
10 22 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 22 (5.71%) IT Analyst
11 21 (5.45%) IT Engineer
12 20 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 19 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (4.16%) Architect
16 16 (4.16%) IT Support Engineer
17 15 (3.90%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.90%) LDAP
2 9 (2.34%) SailPoint
3 7 (1.82%) .NET
4 5 (1.30%) OAuth
5 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.04%) CSS
5 4 (1.04%) HTML
5 4 (1.04%) JSON
6 3 (0.78%) ARM Templates
6 3 (0.78%) React
6 3 (0.78%) XML
7 2 (0.52%) .NET Core
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.52%) HTML5
7 2 (0.52%) J2EE
7 2 (0.52%) jQuery
7 2 (0.52%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.52%) Sensu
7 2 (0.52%) Web Services
7 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.23%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.68%) Public Cloud
3 12 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.34%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.08%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.56%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.30%) Clustering
9 5 (1.30%) Replication
10 4 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.04%) iPad
10 4 (1.04%) iPhone
10 4 (1.04%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.04%) User Experience
11 3 (0.78%) Handset
12 2 (0.52%) AS400
12 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 268 (69.61%) Windows
2 113 (29.35%) Windows 10
3 109 (28.31%) Windows Server
4 58 (15.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 42 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (9.35%) Linux
7 30 (7.79%) Windows Server 2019
8 27 (7.01%) Mac OS
9 22 (5.71%) Windows 7
10 16 (4.16%) Apple iOS
11 14 (3.64%) Android
11 14 (3.64%) Unix
12 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.52%) CentOS
15 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.52%) Solaris
15 2 (0.52%) VMS
15 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.71%) ITIL
2 50 (12.99%) Change Management
3 47 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 41 (10.65%) ITSM
5 39 (10.13%) Problem Management
6 38 (9.87%) Service Delivery
7 37 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (9.35%) Migration
9 34 (8.83%) Agile
10 29 (7.53%) Incident Management
11 28 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (6.23%) Service Management
13 23 (5.97%) DevOps
14 22 (5.71%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.45%) Patch Management
15 21 (5.45%) Project Management
16 20 (5.19%) Business Continuity
16 20 (5.19%) Infrastructure Management
17 19 (4.94%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.04%) PowerShell
2 47 (12.21%) SQL
3 14 (3.64%) Python
4 9 (2.34%) C#
5 6 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (1.30%) C
7 4 (1.04%) Bash
8 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.78%) VBScript
9 2 (0.52%) Java
9 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (5.19%) Degree
2 18 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.08%) CCNA
7 7 (1.82%) CCNP
8 6 (1.56%) MCSE
9 5 (1.30%) CCIE
9 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.04%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.78%) CISSP
11 3 (0.78%) GIAC
12 2 (0.52%) CISM
12 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.52%) GPEN
12 2 (0.52%) MCSA
12 2 (0.52%) OSCP
12 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.45%) SLA
2 14 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.12%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) NIST
5 1 (0.26%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) SOC 2
System Software
1 77 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (4.68%) XenApp
4 16 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.82%) vSphere
8 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.78%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.52%) Docker
10 2 (0.52%) Firmware
10 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (23.90%) SCCM
2 41 (10.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (6.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 20 (5.19%) SCOM
5 18 (4.68%) SCSM
6 8 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
6 8 (2.08%) Puppet
6 8 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.56%) Terraform
8 5 (1.30%) Ansible
8 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.78%) VxRail
11 2 (0.52%) Automic
11 2 (0.52%) NetVault Backup
11 2 (0.52%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 234 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 123 (31.95%) VMware
3 68 (17.66%) Citrix
4 43 (11.17%) Cisco
5 23 (5.97%) Apple
6 20 (5.19%) Bloomberg
7 19 (4.94%) Google
7 19 (4.94%) ServiceNow
8 18 (4.68%) HP
9 13 (3.38%) Dell
9 13 (3.38%) Meraki
10 12 (3.12%) EMC
11 10 (2.60%) Adobe
12 8 (2.08%) Fidessa
12 8 (2.08%) Lotus
12 8 (2.08%) Sophos
12 8 (2.08%) Veeam
13 7 (1.82%) Remedy
14 6 (1.56%) Forcepoint
14 6 (1.56%) Juniper