Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 740 681 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.67% 6.62% 6.33%
As % of the System Software category 45.79% 49.49% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 691 615 776
City of London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,750 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £44,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.73% +8.13% -11.11%

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 1,616 1,376 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.57% 13.37% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,495 1,253 1,486
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.96% +7.77%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,675
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -2 3 £55,000 +71.88%
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 594 (80.27%) Windows
2 461 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 292 (39.46%) Windows Server
4 281 (37.97%) Office 365
5 272 (36.76%) VMware
6 241 (32.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 230 (31.08%) Finance
8 219 (29.59%) Microsoft Office
9 203 (27.43%) DNS
10 193 (26.08%) Citrix
11 191 (25.81%) PowerShell
12 185 (25.00%) ITIL
13 179 (24.19%) MS Exchange
14 173 (23.38%) Firewall
15 162 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 161 (21.76%) Windows 7
17 150 (20.27%) Windows 10
18 144 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
19 141 (19.05%) DHCP
19 141 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 123 (16.62%) SCCM
21 121 (16.35%) Cisco
22 111 (15.00%) TCP/IP
23 110 (14.86%) SQL
24 108 (14.59%) Linux
24 108 (14.59%) Hyper-V
25 104 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
26 99 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
27 96 (12.97%) SQL Server
28 94 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 179 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 65 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 64 (8.65%) SharePoint
4 61 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (7.84%) Skype for Business
6 29 (3.92%) IIS
7 21 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.62%) Confluence
10 9 (1.22%) Apache
11 5 (0.68%) CMS
11 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.68%) WordPress
12 4 (0.54%) JBoss
13 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.27%) GeoServer
14 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 219 (29.59%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Eikon
2 6 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.81%) Infor SunSystems
2 6 (0.81%) ReMetrica
3 5 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.41%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.14%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 281 (37.97%) Office 365
2 241 (32.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 60 (8.11%) IaaS
6 29 (3.92%) Mimecast
7 26 (3.51%) PaaS
8 15 (2.03%) OneDrive
9 14 (1.89%) SaaS
10 10 (1.35%) Slack
11 7 (0.95%) GitHub
12 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.68%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.41%) G Suite
15 2 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.27%) Route 53
15 2 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 203 (27.43%) DNS
2 173 (23.38%) Firewall
3 141 (19.05%) DHCP
4 111 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 88 (11.89%) LAN
6 84 (11.35%) SAN
7 83 (11.22%) VPN
8 82 (11.08%) WAN
9 58 (7.84%) Skype
10 38 (5.14%) VLAN
11 31 (4.19%) Wireless
12 21 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (2.70%) VoIP
14 18 (2.43%) IP Telephony
14 18 (2.43%) SNMP
15 16 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 16 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 14 (1.89%) NetScaler
16 14 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 7 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.81%) MySQL
8 5 (0.68%) Big Data
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.27%) Redis
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.14%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.14%) GIS
11 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.24%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.97%) JIRA
4 21 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.43%) Subversion
7 17 (2.30%) CruiseControl
7 17 (2.30%) MSBuild
8 10 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.81%) MSI
12 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
12 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.14%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 230 (31.08%) Finance
2 66 (8.92%) Law
3 48 (6.49%) Banking
4 36 (4.86%) Advertising
5 33 (4.46%) Legal
6 23 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.22%) Marketing
9 8 (1.08%) Back Office
10 7 (0.95%) Retail
11 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Billing
12 4 (0.54%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (21.22%) Analyst
2 145 (19.59%) Support Engineer
3 95 (12.84%) IT Support
4 93 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 82 (11.08%) IT Engineer
6 81 (10.95%) Desktop Support
7 77 (10.41%) Support Analyst
8 62 (8.38%) Service Analyst
9 53 (7.16%) IT Support Engineer
10 49 (6.62%) Service Desk Analyst
11 48 (6.49%) Desktop Engineer
12 44 (5.95%) Administrator
13 43 (5.81%) IT Analyst
14 41 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
15 40 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
16 38 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 38 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
17 36 (4.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 36 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
17 36 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.86%) .NET
2 34 (4.59%) Web Services
3 25 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (2.30%) AngularJS
4 17 (2.30%) LDAP
4 17 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (2.30%) WCF
4 17 (2.30%) WinForms
5 16 (2.16%) 802.1X
6 10 (1.35%) X-Windows
7 8 (1.08%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.95%) HTML
8 7 (0.95%) JSON
9 4 (0.54%) XML
10 3 (0.41%) CSS
10 3 (0.41%) Flash
10 3 (0.41%) LAMP
10 3 (0.41%) SAML
11 2 (0.27%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.57%) Data Centre
2 37 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.32%) Blackberry
4 31 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (3.38%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (2.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 15 (2.03%) iPhone
9 15 (2.03%) Replication
10 14 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
10 14 (1.89%) PKI
10 14 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.49%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
13 8 (1.08%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 594 (80.27%) Windows
2 292 (39.46%) Windows Server
3 161 (21.76%) Windows 7
4 150 (20.27%) Windows 10
5 144 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 108 (14.59%) Linux
8 40 (5.41%) Unix
9 35 (4.73%) Android
10 29 (3.92%) Mac OS
11 27 (3.65%) Mac OS X
12 25 (3.38%) Windows 8
13 21 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (2.43%) VMS
16 11 (1.49%) Apple iOS
17 9 (1.22%) CentOS
18 8 (1.08%) Solaris
18 8 (1.08%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (25.00%) ITIL
2 99 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (9.32%) Migration
4 46 (6.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 46 (6.22%) Project Management
5 45 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (5.81%) DevOps
8 40 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 40 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 34 (4.59%) Patch Management
10 31 (4.19%) Information Security
11 29 (3.92%) ITSM
11 29 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
11 29 (3.92%) Service Management
12 27 (3.65%) Configuration Management
12 27 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 26 (3.51%) Change Management
14 25 (3.38%) Decision-Making
15 24 (3.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 191 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 110 (14.86%) SQL
3 45 (6.08%) C#
4 31 (4.19%) T-SQL
5 22 (2.97%) C
5 22 (2.97%) Python
6 18 (2.43%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.76%) Java
8 12 (1.62%) VBScript
9 9 (1.22%) PHP
10 7 (0.95%) Perl
11 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.68%) VB
13 3 (0.41%) C++
13 3 (0.41%) X++
14 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.27%) VBA
15 1 (0.14%) Ruby
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (11.89%) Degree
3 63 (8.51%) MCSE
4 43 (5.81%) MCSA
5 37 (5.00%) MCP
6 28 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (3.24%) CISSP
8 24 (3.24%) MCITP
9 22 (2.97%) MCTS
10 18 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.16%) CCIE
11 16 (2.16%) CCNP
11 16 (2.16%) CISM
12 15 (2.03%) CISA
13 14 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.62%) CCNA
15 7 (0.95%) A+ Certification
16 6 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.03%) SLA
2 21 (2.84%) GDPR
3 7 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.54%) COBIT
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 162 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (14.59%) Hyper-V
3 57 (7.70%) XenApp
4 43 (5.81%) XenDesktop
5 41 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (5.54%) vSphere
6 23 (3.11%) XenServer
7 21 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (2.43%) Docker
9 13 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.81%) LXC
12 6 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.54%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.41%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.41%) KVM
14 3 (0.41%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 123 (16.62%) SCCM
2 39 (5.27%) WSUS
3 36 (4.86%) Puppet
4 20 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.57%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (2.43%) Backup Exec
6 18 (2.43%) SCOM
7 17 (2.30%) Ansible
8 10 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.95%) Nagios
9 7 (0.95%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.68%) HP SIM
10 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.68%) Salt
10 5 (0.68%) Terraform
11 4 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 461 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 272 (36.76%) VMware
3 193 (26.08%) Citrix
4 121 (16.35%) Cisco
5 61 (8.24%) Apple
6 44 (5.95%) HP
7 34 (4.59%) Veeam
8 30 (4.05%) Oracle
9 26 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 25 (3.38%) Dell
10 25 (3.38%) Red Hat
11 23 (3.11%) NetApp
12 22 (2.97%) CheckPoint
13 20 (2.70%) IBM
14 19 (2.57%) F5
14 19 (2.57%) Ivanti
15 16 (2.16%) Bloomberg
15 16 (2.16%) Palo Alto
16 14 (1.89%) NETGEAR
16 14 (1.89%) Reuters