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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 372 418 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.24% 6.56% 5.48%
As % of the System Software category 51.38% 51.04% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 329 377 497
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

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 724 819 954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.09% 12.86% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 648 757 842
Median salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 558 (83.66%) Windows
2 377 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 316 (47.38%) Windows Server
4 268 (40.18%) VMware
5 208 (31.18%) Citrix
6 207 (31.03%) Finance
7 201 (30.13%) ITIL
8 196 (29.39%) MS Exchange
9 176 (26.39%) DNS
10 173 (25.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 168 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 165 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 150 (22.49%) DHCP
14 148 (22.19%) Windows 7
15 147 (22.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 144 (21.59%) Office 365
17 140 (20.99%) SQL Server
18 123 (18.44%) Cisco
19 118 (17.69%) Firewall
20 116 (17.39%) SCCM
21 107 (16.04%) PowerShell
21 107 (16.04%) Hyper-V
22 106 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
23 105 (15.74%) TCP/IP
24 99 (14.84%) SQL
25 94 (14.09%) SAN
26 92 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
27 90 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
28 89 (13.34%) WAN
29 88 (13.19%) SharePoint

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
1 196 (29.39%) MS Exchange
2 90 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 88 (13.19%) SharePoint
4 70 (10.49%) Skype for Business
5 66 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 61 (9.15%) IIS
7 35 (5.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 23 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.95%) Apache
11 12 (1.80%) Confluence
12 8 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.75%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.45%) JBoss
15 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 106 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.75%) InDesign
4 5 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.60%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Sage CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) iTrent
3 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 144 (21.59%) Office 365
2 92 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (2.55%) IaaS
6 16 (2.40%) SaaS
7 15 (2.25%) G Suite
8 13 (1.95%) PaaS
9 11 (1.65%) Mimecast
10 8 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 8 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.90%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.60%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 176 (26.39%) DNS
2 150 (22.49%) DHCP
3 118 (17.69%) Firewall
4 105 (15.74%) TCP/IP
5 94 (14.09%) SAN
6 89 (13.34%) WAN
7 70 (10.49%) LAN
8 66 (9.90%) VoIP
8 66 (9.90%) VPN
9 52 (7.80%) Skype
10 27 (4.05%) VLAN
11 23 (3.45%) LDAP
12 22 (3.30%) NetScaler
12 22 (3.30%) Network Security
13 19 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (2.70%) iSCSI
15 17 (2.55%) Internet
15 17 (2.55%) IP Telephony
15 17 (2.55%) Wireless
16 12 (1.80%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.80%) MySQL
5 11 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.45%) Big Data
9 3 (0.45%) Power BI
9 3 (0.45%) QlikView
9 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (3.00%) JIRA
2 12 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.45%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.45%) MSI
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.15%) MorphX
8 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 207 (31.03%) Finance
2 52 (7.80%) Banking
3 29 (4.35%) Legal
4 24 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.30%) Law
6 16 (2.40%) Retail
7 11 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.65%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.35%) Back Office
9 6 (0.90%) Marketing
10 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.75%) Publishing
11 4 (0.60%) Electronics
11 4 (0.60%) Games
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (26.24%) Analyst
2 99 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (12.89%) Support Analyst
4 68 (10.19%) Service Analyst
5 67 (10.04%) Support Engineer
6 64 (9.60%) Service Desk Analyst
7 62 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 55 (8.25%) Desktop Support
9 53 (7.95%) IT Support
10 41 (6.15%) IT Analyst
11 34 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
12 33 (4.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 33 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
13 32 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 31 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 30 (4.50%) Service Desk Support
16 28 (4.20%) Active Directory Support
16 28 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
17 27 (4.05%) Active Directory Analyst
17 27 (4.05%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.30%) .NET
2 17 (2.55%) Web Services
3 8 (1.20%) CSS
3 8 (1.20%) HTML
3 8 (1.20%) XML
4 6 (0.90%) 802.1X
4 6 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.90%) LAMP
5 5 (0.75%) Middleware
5 5 (0.75%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.75%) XMPP
6 4 (0.60%) Ajax
6 4 (0.60%) SAML
7 3 (0.45%) .NET Core
7 3 (0.45%) COM
7 3 (0.45%) jQuery
8 2 (0.30%) REST
9 1 (0.15%) FFmpeg
9 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.00%) Blackberry
2 54 (8.10%) Data Centre
3 35 (5.25%) Clustering
4 29 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.15%) iPhone
7 20 (3.00%) Replication
8 18 (2.70%) Fat Client
8 18 (2.70%) PKI
8 18 (2.70%) Thin Client
9 17 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.25%) iPad
11 12 (1.80%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.80%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.65%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.50%) EMC VNX
14 9 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
15 7 (1.05%) Smartphone
16 6 (0.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 558 (83.66%) Windows
2 316 (47.38%) Windows Server
3 173 (25.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 168 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 148 (22.19%) Windows 7
6 87 (13.04%) Linux
7 58 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 40 (6.00%) Windows 8
9 29 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (4.20%) Android
10 28 (4.20%) Unix
11 24 (3.60%) Mac OS X
11 24 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (2.85%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.95%) CentOS
14 11 (1.65%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.65%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.35%) Solaris
16 8 (1.20%) Debian
17 5 (0.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (30.13%) ITIL
2 42 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 42 (6.30%) Migration
3 37 (5.55%) Service Delivery
3 37 (5.55%) Service Management
4 36 (5.40%) Mobile Device Management
5 35 (5.25%) ITIL V3
6 33 (4.95%) High Availability
7 31 (4.65%) Project Management
8 30 (4.50%) DevOps
9 25 (3.75%) Change Management
9 25 (3.75%) Incident Management
10 24 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
11 23 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (3.15%) ITSM
12 21 (3.15%) Problem Management
13 20 (3.00%) Change Control
14 19 (2.85%) Business Continuity
14 19 (2.85%) Presales
15 18 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.04%) PowerShell
2 99 (14.84%) SQL
3 35 (5.25%) Python
4 18 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 15 (2.25%) Java
5 15 (2.25%) Perl
5 15 (2.25%) VB
6 12 (1.80%) VBScript
7 11 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.35%) PHP
8 9 (1.35%) VBA
9 8 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.05%) C#
11 5 (0.75%) C++
12 4 (0.60%) C
12 4 (0.60%) Ruby
13 1 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 147 (22.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (12.29%) MCSE
3 77 (11.54%) Degree
4 47 (7.05%) MCSA
5 42 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (5.70%) MCP
7 31 (4.65%) MCITP
8 24 (3.60%) CCNA
8 24 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.70%) CCNP
10 17 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.65%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.35%) CISM
13 8 (1.20%) CISSP
13 8 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.05%) MCTS
15 6 (0.90%) CCIE
16 5 (0.75%) CCA
16 5 (0.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.80%) SLA
2 8 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.90%) QA
5 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 165 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (16.04%) Hyper-V
3 73 (10.94%) XenApp
4 50 (7.50%) vSphere
5 46 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (6.15%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.55%) XenServer
8 15 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (2.10%) Docker
10 12 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.35%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.20%) iptables
13 7 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.60%) KVM
16 3 (0.45%) NFS
16 3 (0.45%) pfSense
17 2 (0.30%) vCloud
17 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 116 (17.39%) SCCM
2 45 (6.75%) SCOM
3 30 (4.50%) WSUS
4 26 (3.90%) Puppet
5 22 (3.30%) Backup Exec
6 19 (2.85%) AirWatch
7 18 (2.70%) vCenter Server
8 16 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (1.80%) Ansible
10 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (1.20%) XenMobile
12 7 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.90%) Nagios
14 5 (0.75%) Nessus
14 5 (0.75%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 377 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 268 (40.18%) VMware
3 208 (31.18%) Citrix
4 123 (18.44%) Cisco
5 66 (9.90%) HP
6 41 (6.15%) Apple
6 41 (6.15%) Symantec
7 40 (6.00%) NetApp
8 30 (4.50%) Red Hat
9 29 (4.35%) Google
10 24 (3.60%) Dell
11 23 (3.45%) EMC
11 23 (3.45%) Veeam
12 21 (3.15%) Juniper
13 19 (2.85%) SolarWinds
14 18 (2.70%) IBM
15 17 (2.55%) McAfee
15 17 (2.55%) Samsung
16 16 (2.40%) 3PAR
16 16 (2.40%) Bloomberg
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Generous Callout + Good Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bare Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum - depending on experience. Plus benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago