Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 802 698 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.20% 6.88% 5.93%
As % of the System Software category 45.85% 48.10% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 745 639 624
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,950 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% -0.21%

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 1,749 1,451 1,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.70% 14.31% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,599 1,341 1,253
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +11.70%
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 November 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 November 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 -5 4 £52,500 +64.06%
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 650 (81.05%) Windows
2 510 (63.59%) Microsoft
3 374 (46.63%) Windows Server
4 320 (39.90%) Office 365
5 291 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 275 (34.29%) VMware
7 259 (32.29%) Finance
8 250 (31.17%) Microsoft Office
9 213 (26.56%) DNS
10 204 (25.44%) ITIL
10 204 (25.44%) MS Exchange
11 201 (25.06%) PowerShell
12 192 (23.94%) Firewall
13 184 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 176 (21.95%) Windows 10
15 172 (21.45%) Citrix
16 171 (21.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 170 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 158 (19.70%) DHCP
19 153 (19.08%) Windows 7
20 148 (18.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 130 (16.21%) Hyper-V
22 125 (15.59%) SCCM
23 121 (15.09%) SQL
24 118 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
25 112 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
25 112 (13.97%) TCP/IP
26 110 (13.72%) Linux
27 97 (12.09%) SQL Server
28 96 (11.97%) Cisco

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
1 204 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 70 (8.73%) SharePoint
3 61 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (5.86%) IIS
6 42 (5.24%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.37%) Apache
8 13 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.87%) nginx
11 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.62%) CMS
12 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.37%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.37%) JBoss
13 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 250 (31.17%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Infor SunSystems
1 9 (1.12%) ReMetrica
2 8 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.87%) Eikon
4 6 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.50%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.12%) Misys Opics
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 320 (39.90%) Office 365
2 291 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (7.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 44 (5.49%) PaaS
6 42 (5.24%) SaaS
7 29 (3.62%) IaaS
8 20 (2.49%) Mimecast
9 10 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.87%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.62%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.50%) G Suite
14 3 (0.37%) GitHub
14 3 (0.37%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.25%) Serverless
15 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 213 (26.56%) DNS
2 192 (23.94%) Firewall
3 158 (19.70%) DHCP
4 112 (13.97%) TCP/IP
5 75 (9.35%) SAN
6 74 (9.23%) LAN
7 72 (8.98%) VPN
8 65 (8.10%) WAN
9 57 (7.11%) Skype
10 51 (6.36%) VLAN
11 39 (4.86%) Unified Communications
12 34 (4.24%) VoIP
13 32 (3.99%) Wireless
14 28 (3.49%) Internet
15 26 (3.24%) NetScaler
15 26 (3.24%) Network Security
16 22 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (2.37%) SNMP
18 18 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.37%) MySQL
5 11 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.75%) Big Data
10 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.37%) IDOL
11 3 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.37%) Power BI
11 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 15 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.25%) JIRA
4 10 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.62%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.62%) Subversion
6 4 (0.50%) CruiseControl
6 4 (0.50%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.25%) Hudson
8 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.12%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.12%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.12%) NUnit
9 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 259 (32.29%) Finance
2 64 (7.98%) Law
3 46 (5.74%) Legal
4 45 (5.61%) Banking
5 40 (4.99%) Advertising
6 30 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.37%) Marketing
8 8 (1.00%) Retail
9 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.50%) Back Office
11 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.37%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (20.82%) Support Engineer
2 163 (20.32%) Analyst
3 127 (15.84%) IT Support
4 109 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 91 (11.35%) IT Engineer
6 84 (10.47%) Desktop Support
7 70 (8.73%) Support Analyst
8 67 (8.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 61 (7.61%) Service Analyst
10 52 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 49 (6.11%) Administrator
12 48 (5.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 47 (5.86%) Service Desk Analyst
14 46 (5.74%) IT Analyst
15 45 (5.61%) Desktop Engineer
16 43 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
17 42 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
18 39 (4.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 38 (4.74%) IT Support Analyst
19 38 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.24%) Web Services
2 31 (3.87%) .NET
3 17 (2.12%) 802.1X
4 12 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (1.37%) HTML
5 11 (1.37%) JSON
5 11 (1.37%) LDAP
6 10 (1.25%) XML
7 7 (0.87%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (0.75%) CSS
8 6 (0.75%) X-Windows
9 5 (0.62%) jQuery
9 5 (0.62%) Node.js
9 5 (0.62%) SOAP
9 5 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.50%) OAuth
10 4 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.10%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.36%) PKI
3 42 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 39 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (4.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 29 (3.62%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.37%) Replication
9 18 (2.24%) BYOD
9 18 (2.24%) Microsoft Licensing
9 18 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (2.12%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.62%) Clustering
12 12 (1.50%) Blackberry
13 11 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.37%) Fintech
14 10 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.25%) Smartphone
15 7 (0.87%) Fat Client
15 7 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 650 (81.05%) Windows
2 374 (46.63%) Windows Server
3 184 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 176 (21.95%) Windows 10
5 171 (21.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 153 (19.08%) Windows 7
7 110 (13.72%) Linux
8 37 (4.61%) Unix
9 31 (3.87%) Android
10 26 (3.24%) Windows 8
11 24 (2.99%) Mac OS
12 22 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (2.62%) Apple iOS
14 17 (2.12%) Mac OS X
15 16 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.87%) Solaris
16 7 (0.87%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.75%) CentOS
17 6 (0.75%) VMS
18 3 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (25.44%) ITIL
2 148 (18.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 112 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (11.35%) DevOps
5 85 (10.60%) Migration
6 75 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (8.73%) Project Management
8 55 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (6.86%) Service Management
9 49 (6.11%) Service Delivery
10 48 (5.99%) Scrum
11 45 (5.61%) Time Management
12 44 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
13 36 (4.49%) Systems Engineering
14 35 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
14 35 (4.36%) Patch Management
15 34 (4.24%) PRINCE2
16 32 (3.99%) Mobile Device Management
17 30 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
18 28 (3.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (25.06%) PowerShell
2 121 (15.09%) SQL
3 33 (4.11%) Python
4 22 (2.74%) Java
5 16 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 16 (2.00%) C#
6 14 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.37%) PHP
8 8 (1.00%) C
9 6 (0.75%) Perl
10 4 (0.50%) C++
10 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.37%) VBA
12 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.25%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) Ruby
13 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 71 (8.85%) Degree
2 65 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (4.74%) MCSE
5 30 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (3.37%) MCP
7 25 (3.12%) CCNP
8 23 (2.87%) MCSA
9 20 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.24%) CCNA
11 17 (2.12%) CCIE
12 13 (1.62%) Security Cleared
12 13 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (1.00%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.00%) MCDST
15 7 (0.87%) MCITP
16 6 (0.75%) AWS Certification
16 6 (0.75%) CISSP
16 6 (0.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.24%) SLA
2 23 (2.87%) GDPR
3 13 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.00%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.62%) COBIT
5 5 (0.62%) PMO
6 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 170 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (16.21%) Hyper-V
3 59 (7.36%) XenApp
4 37 (4.61%) XenDesktop
5 27 (3.37%) vSphere
6 24 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.87%) XenServer
9 13 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (1.50%) Docker
10 12 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (1.00%) BitLocker
12 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.87%) LXC
14 6 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.62%) Firmware
15 5 (0.62%) KVM
15 5 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 125 (15.59%) SCCM
2 58 (7.23%) SCOM
3 33 (4.11%) Puppet
4 30 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.99%) Ansible
5 24 (2.99%) Backup Exec
6 18 (2.24%) WSUS
7 16 (2.00%) Nagios
7 16 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.00%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.00%) Terraform
10 7 (0.87%) XenMobile
11 6 (0.75%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.75%) QRadar
11 6 (0.75%) Salt
12 5 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.62%) OpenVAS
12 5 (0.62%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 510 (63.59%) Microsoft
2 275 (34.29%) VMware
3 172 (21.45%) Citrix
4 96 (11.97%) Cisco
5 36 (4.49%) Apple
5 36 (4.49%) HP
6 27 (3.37%) Dell
7 26 (3.24%) CheckPoint
7 26 (3.24%) Veeam
8 25 (3.12%) Palo Alto
9 24 (2.99%) Ivanti
10 21 (2.62%) F5
10 21 (2.62%) Red Hat
11 19 (2.37%) Splunk
12 18 (2.24%) NetApp
13 17 (2.12%) Bloomberg
13 17 (2.12%) ServiceNow
14 16 (2.00%) MobileIron
15 15 (1.87%) Google
15 15 (1.87%) Reuters