Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 34 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 693 616 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.51% 6.03% 6.30%
As % of the System Software category 45.92% 46.77% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 645 562 766
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £43,860 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.30% +9.65% -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 1,509 1,317 1,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.18% 12.90% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,399 1,202 1,441
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 2 £57,500 +79.69% 1
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 529 (76.33%) Windows
2 443 (63.92%) Microsoft
3 282 (40.69%) VMware
4 254 (36.65%) Office 365
5 251 (36.22%) Windows Server
6 233 (33.62%) Finance
7 209 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 194 (27.99%) Microsoft Office
9 193 (27.85%) ITIL
10 189 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 185 (26.70%) Citrix
12 172 (24.82%) MS Exchange
13 171 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 166 (23.95%) DNS
15 150 (21.65%) Firewall
16 147 (21.21%) Windows 7
17 142 (20.49%) Windows 10
18 134 (19.34%) Cisco
19 130 (18.76%) SCCM
20 116 (16.74%) DHCP
21 115 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
22 107 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 106 (15.30%) Hyper-V
24 105 (15.15%) TCP/IP
25 101 (14.57%) SQL
26 100 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
27 93 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
27 93 (13.42%) LAN
28 89 (12.84%) SQL Server
29 86 (12.41%) WAN

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
1 172 (24.82%) MS Exchange
2 77 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 65 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 45 (6.49%) Skype for Business
5 34 (4.91%) IIS
6 18 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.88%) Confluence
9 7 (1.01%) CMS
9 7 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.58%) WordPress
12 3 (0.43%) Apache
12 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.43%) JBoss
12 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 194 (27.99%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.43%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.14%) Eikon
4 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 254 (36.65%) Office 365
2 209 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (9.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 67 (9.67%) IaaS
5 34 (4.91%) PaaS
6 20 (2.89%) OneDrive
7 19 (2.74%) Mimecast
8 13 (1.88%) SaaS
9 12 (1.73%) Serverless
10 9 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.30%) Slack
11 7 (1.01%) G Suite
12 5 (0.72%) GitHub
13 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.58%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.43%) Route 53
15 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 166 (23.95%) DNS
2 150 (21.65%) Firewall
3 116 (16.74%) DHCP
4 105 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 93 (13.42%) LAN
6 86 (12.41%) VPN
6 86 (12.41%) WAN
7 82 (11.83%) SAN
8 44 (6.35%) Skype
9 30 (4.33%) VLAN
10 29 (4.18%) VoIP
11 25 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (3.46%) Wireless
13 20 (2.89%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (2.74%) IP Telephony
15 17 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (2.16%) SNMP
17 14 (2.02%) MPLS
18 13 (1.88%) IPsec
19 12 (1.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.58%) Big Data
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.29%) MySQL
10 1 (0.14%) DB2
10 1 (0.14%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.14%) Redis
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.89%) JIRA
4 18 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.02%) CruiseControl
5 14 (2.02%) MSBuild
5 14 (2.02%) Subversion
5 14 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (1.59%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 233 (33.62%) Finance
2 56 (8.08%) Law
3 39 (5.63%) Banking
4 36 (5.19%) Legal
5 30 (4.33%) Advertising
6 20 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.02%) Retail
8 11 (1.59%) Back Office
9 8 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.87%) Marketing
10 6 (0.87%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) Billing
11 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (17.46%) Support Engineer
2 119 (17.17%) Analyst
3 100 (14.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 92 (13.28%) Desktop Support
5 71 (10.25%) Support Analyst
6 61 (8.80%) IT Support
7 56 (8.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 49 (7.07%) IT Engineer
9 48 (6.93%) Architect
10 46 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 46 (6.64%) Service Analyst
11 45 (6.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 39 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
13 38 (5.48%) Team Leader
14 37 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
15 34 (4.91%) Consultant
16 33 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 32 (4.62%) Administrator
17 32 (4.62%) IT Analyst
17 32 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.77%) .NET
2 32 (4.62%) Web Services
3 28 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (2.89%) WCF
5 15 (2.16%) LDAP
6 14 (2.02%) AngularJS
6 14 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (2.02%) WinForms
7 13 (1.88%) 802.1X
8 9 (1.30%) X-Windows
9 7 (1.01%) CSS
9 7 (1.01%) HTML
10 6 (0.87%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.87%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.58%) Flash
11 4 (0.58%) SAML
12 3 (0.43%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 44 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 30 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
6 22 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.17%) iPhone
7 21 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.16%) Clustering
8 15 (2.16%) Enterprise Cloud
9 12 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.44%) Smartphone
12 9 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
12 9 (1.30%) Replication
13 8 (1.15%) User Experience
14 7 (1.01%) PKI
14 7 (1.01%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 529 (76.33%) Windows
2 251 (36.22%) Windows Server
3 147 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 142 (20.49%) Windows 10
5 115 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (10.25%) Linux
8 36 (5.19%) Android
9 32 (4.62%) Mac OS X
9 32 (4.62%) Unix
10 25 (3.61%) Mac OS
11 22 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (2.74%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.02%) VMS
14 11 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.15%) CentOS
15 8 (1.15%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.01%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.01%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (27.85%) ITIL
2 93 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (10.39%) Migration
4 60 (8.66%) Service Delivery
5 48 (6.93%) Mobile Device Management
6 47 (6.78%) Decision-Making
7 43 (6.20%) Incident Management
8 42 (6.06%) ITSM
9 40 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 35 (5.05%) DevOps
12 34 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (4.62%) Patch Management
13 32 (4.62%) Project Management
14 26 (3.75%) CRM
14 26 (3.75%) Service Management
15 25 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (3.61%) Information Security
15 25 (3.61%) Task Automation
16 23 (3.32%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 101 (14.57%) SQL
3 49 (7.07%) C#
4 23 (3.32%) T-SQL
5 18 (2.60%) VBScript
6 17 (2.45%) C
7 14 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.44%) Java
8 10 (1.44%) Python
9 8 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.15%) Perl
9 8 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.87%) VB
11 3 (0.43%) X++
12 1 (0.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (10.68%) Degree
3 67 (9.67%) MCSE
4 45 (6.49%) MCSA
5 28 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (3.61%) MCP
7 23 (3.32%) MCITP
8 21 (3.03%) MCTS
9 18 (2.60%) CISSP
10 17 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (2.31%) CISM
11 16 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.16%) CISA
13 14 (2.02%) CCNA
13 14 (2.02%) CCNP
14 10 (1.44%) CCIE
14 10 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.72%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.64%) SLA
2 10 (1.44%) GDPR
3 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) QA
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 171 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (15.30%) Hyper-V
3 62 (8.95%) XenApp
4 46 (6.64%) VMware ESXi
4 46 (6.64%) XenDesktop
5 41 (5.92%) vSphere
6 19 (2.74%) XenServer
7 18 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (2.02%) Docker
10 11 (1.59%) BitLocker
11 10 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.58%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.58%) Firmware
12 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.43%) KVM
13 3 (0.43%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 130 (18.76%) SCCM
2 33 (4.76%) SCOM
2 33 (4.76%) WSUS
3 27 (3.90%) Puppet
4 20 (2.89%) Backup Exec
4 20 (2.89%) Single Sign-On
5 17 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.30%) Ansible
8 9 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (1.30%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.15%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.87%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.87%) SCDPM
11 6 (0.87%) SCSM
11 6 (0.87%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 443 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 282 (40.69%) VMware
3 185 (26.70%) Citrix
4 134 (19.34%) Cisco
5 62 (8.95%) Apple
6 56 (8.08%) HP
7 31 (4.47%) Veeam
8 27 (3.90%) ServiceNow
9 26 (3.75%) Oracle
10 24 (3.46%) NetApp
11 21 (3.03%) CheckPoint
11 21 (3.03%) IBM
12 20 (2.89%) Dell
12 20 (2.89%) Google
13 15 (2.16%) Palo Alto
14 14 (2.02%) EMC
15 13 (1.88%) F5
15 13 (1.88%) Ivanti
16 12 (1.73%) Symantec
17 11 (1.59%) Red Hat