Period
to 24 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 34 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 737 697 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.14% 6.62% 5.64%
As % of the System Software category 43.07% 46.65% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 675 647 548
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +0.42%

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 1,711 1,494 1,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.57% 14.19% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 1,392 1,137
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.61% +11.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,300
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £81,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Moorgate - 6 £40,000 -
London Bridge +3 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 585 (79.38%) Windows
2 438 (59.43%) Microsoft
3 342 (46.40%) Windows Server
4 314 (42.61%) Office 365
5 272 (36.91%) Finance
6 256 (34.74%) VMware
7 247 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 198 (26.87%) Microsoft Office
9 192 (26.05%) PowerShell
10 188 (25.51%) DNS
10 188 (25.51%) Windows 10
11 187 (25.37%) Firewall
12 184 (24.97%) MS Exchange
13 172 (23.34%) ITIL
14 166 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 158 (21.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 147 (19.95%) DHCP
17 144 (19.54%) Citrix
17 144 (19.54%) Windows 7
18 141 (19.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 137 (18.59%) Windows Server 2012
20 135 (18.32%) Hyper-V
21 125 (16.96%) SQL
22 116 (15.74%) TCP/IP
22 116 (15.74%) SCCM
23 113 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
24 94 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
24 94 (12.75%) DevOps
25 92 (12.48%) Cisco
25 92 (12.48%) SQL Server

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
1 184 (24.97%) MS Exchange
2 67 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 51 (6.92%) IIS
4 42 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (2.71%) Skype for Business
7 15 (2.04%) Apache
8 13 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.49%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.95%) nginx
11 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.54%) CMS
14 3 (0.41%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 198 (26.87%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.14%) Maya
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.41%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (0.41%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.14%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Lawson
5 1 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 314 (42.61%) Office 365
2 247 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (7.46%) SaaS
5 51 (6.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 47 (6.38%) PaaS
7 25 (3.39%) IaaS
8 8 (1.09%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.68%) G Suite
11 5 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.54%) Serverless
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.41%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.27%) Route 53
14 2 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 188 (25.51%) DNS
2 187 (25.37%) Firewall
3 147 (19.95%) DHCP
4 116 (15.74%) TCP/IP
5 86 (11.67%) LAN
6 77 (10.45%) WAN
7 71 (9.63%) VPN
8 60 (8.14%) SAN
9 52 (7.06%) VLAN
10 45 (6.11%) VoIP
11 35 (4.75%) Internet
12 33 (4.48%) Skype
13 29 (3.93%) Unified Communications
14 26 (3.53%) MPLS
14 26 (3.53%) Network Security
14 26 (3.53%) Wireless
15 24 (3.26%) NetScaler
16 22 (2.99%) PBX
16 22 (2.99%) SSL
17 19 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.81%) MySQL
8 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.68%) Power BI
8 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.54%) Big Data
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.41%) IDOL
10 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.27%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.49%) JIRA
3 9 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.68%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.68%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.41%) Hudson
7 3 (0.41%) Subversion
8 2 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.27%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.27%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.14%) FishEye
9 1 (0.14%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.14%) git-flow
9 1 (0.14%) NUnit
9 1 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 272 (36.91%) Finance
2 44 (5.97%) Law
3 42 (5.70%) Banking
3 42 (5.70%) Legal
4 38 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.53%) Advertising
6 14 (1.90%) Retail
7 9 (1.22%) Back Office
8 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.81%) Marketing
9 5 (0.68%) Front Office
10 3 (0.41%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.27%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (20.22%) Support Engineer
2 142 (19.27%) Analyst
3 117 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 115 (15.60%) IT Support
5 84 (11.40%) Desktop Support
6 71 (9.63%) Support Analyst
7 66 (8.96%) IT Engineer
8 59 (8.01%) 2nd Line Support
9 56 (7.60%) IT Support Engineer
10 53 (7.19%) Desktop Engineer
11 51 (6.92%) IT Analyst
12 46 (6.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 43 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
14 42 (5.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 39 (5.29%) Network Engineer
16 36 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
16 36 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
17 34 (4.61%) Administrator
18 32 (4.34%) Infrastructure Manager
18 32 (4.34%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.93%) Web Services
2 26 (3.53%) .NET
3 14 (1.90%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.76%) LDAP
5 12 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (1.49%) HTML
7 7 (0.95%) CSS
7 7 (0.95%) Regular Expression
7 7 (0.95%) XML
8 6 (0.81%) OAuth
8 6 (0.81%) SAML
9 5 (0.68%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.68%) Node.js
9 5 (0.68%) SOAP
10 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.54%) JSON
10 4 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.54%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.40%) Data Centre
2 47 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.56%) PKI
4 40 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 31 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (3.26%) Microsoft Licensing
8 20 (2.71%) BYOD
8 20 (2.71%) Smartphone
9 18 (2.44%) Clustering
10 16 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (1.90%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.49%) iPhone
12 11 (1.49%) Replication
13 10 (1.36%) Fintech
13 10 (1.36%) iPad
14 9 (1.22%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.22%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.22%) User Experience
15 7 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 585 (79.38%) Windows
2 342 (46.40%) Windows Server
3 188 (25.51%) Windows 10
4 158 (21.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (19.54%) Windows 7
6 137 (18.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (11.67%) Linux
8 34 (4.61%) Android
9 29 (3.93%) Unix
10 27 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (3.26%) Windows 8
12 22 (2.99%) Mac OS
13 21 (2.85%) Apple iOS
14 18 (2.44%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.09%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.95%) CentOS
17 4 (0.54%) VMS
18 3 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (23.34%) ITIL
2 141 (19.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 113 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
4 94 (12.75%) DevOps
5 77 (10.45%) Migration
6 65 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 58 (7.87%) Service Management
9 52 (7.06%) Service Delivery
10 48 (6.51%) Scrum
11 47 (6.38%) Project Management
12 45 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 44 (5.97%) Time Management
14 37 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
14 37 (5.02%) Systems Engineering
15 35 (4.75%) Computer Science
16 33 (4.48%) Information Security
16 33 (4.48%) Patch Management
17 27 (3.66%) ITSM
18 25 (3.39%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 192 (26.05%) PowerShell
2 125 (16.96%) SQL
3 20 (2.71%) Java
4 19 (2.58%) C#
5 17 (2.31%) Python
6 15 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.41%) VB
10 2 (0.27%) C
10 2 (0.27%) Perl
10 2 (0.27%) PHP
10 2 (0.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (9.77%) Degree
2 59 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (4.75%) MCSE
4 24 (3.26%) CCNP
5 23 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (2.99%) MCSA
7 15 (2.04%) CCIE
8 14 (1.90%) CCNA
8 14 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.90%) MCP
9 12 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (1.22%) A+ Certification
11 9 (1.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.81%) MCITP
13 5 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.54%) CCA
14 4 (0.54%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.80%) SLA
2 14 (1.90%) GDPR
3 13 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.36%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.81%) PMO
7 4 (0.54%) QA
8 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.27%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 166 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (18.32%) Hyper-V
3 56 (7.60%) XenApp
4 23 (3.12%) XenDesktop
5 18 (2.44%) vSphere
6 17 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.49%) Docker
7 11 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (1.09%) BitLocker
10 8 (1.09%) XenServer
11 6 (0.81%) Firmware
12 5 (0.68%) KVM
12 5 (0.68%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.27%) RHEV
15 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 116 (15.74%) SCCM
2 64 (8.68%) SCOM
3 30 (4.07%) Backup Exec
4 28 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (3.12%) Puppet
6 17 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (2.17%) Nagios
8 15 (2.04%) Ansible
9 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.09%) Terraform
11 7 (0.95%) HP SIM
11 7 (0.95%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.81%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.81%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.81%) XenMobile
13 5 (0.68%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.68%) OpenVAS
13 5 (0.68%) QRadar
Vendors
1 438 (59.43%) Microsoft
2 256 (34.74%) VMware
3 144 (19.54%) Citrix
4 92 (12.48%) Cisco
5 38 (5.16%) HP
6 30 (4.07%) Apple
7 24 (3.26%) Palo Alto
8 23 (3.12%) CheckPoint
9 21 (2.85%) Veeam
10 20 (2.71%) Dell
11 19 (2.58%) F5
11 19 (2.58%) Splunk
12 18 (2.44%) Bloomberg
12 18 (2.44%) NetApp
13 17 (2.31%) Symantec
14 16 (2.17%) Ivanti
15 15 (2.04%) iManage
15 15 (2.04%) Reuters
16 13 (1.76%) Oracle
17 11 (1.49%) Veritas