Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 34 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 530 722 695
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.11% 6.98% 6.47%
As % of the System Software category 34.13% 39.67% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 493 665 684
Median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.61% -3.16% +9.20%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £38,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.63% -9.47% +11.76%

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 1,553 1,820 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.90% 17.59% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,369 1,637 1,377
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.04% +7.62%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the City of London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 £22,500 -
Moorgate -11 1 - -
Active Directory
Central London

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 440 (83.02%) Windows
2 335 (63.21%) Microsoft
3 316 (59.62%) Office 365
4 229 (43.21%) Windows Server
5 180 (33.96%) Windows 10
6 178 (33.58%) VMware
7 172 (32.45%) Azure
8 155 (29.25%) Finance
9 145 (27.36%) Microsoft Office
10 125 (23.58%) PowerShell
11 123 (23.21%) MS Exchange
12 116 (21.89%) Windows 7
13 115 (21.70%) Citrix
14 108 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 105 (19.81%) DNS
16 103 (19.43%) ITIL
17 94 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 91 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 85 (16.04%) SCCM
20 83 (15.66%) DHCP
21 78 (14.72%) Azure Active Directory
22 73 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
23 70 (13.21%) SharePoint
23 70 (13.21%) SLA
24 69 (13.02%) Firewall
25 65 (12.26%) TCP/IP
26 62 (11.70%) MCSA
27 60 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
28 59 (11.13%) Windows Server 2016
29 55 (10.38%) Hyper-V

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
1 123 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 70 (13.21%) SharePoint
3 36 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.60%) Skype for Business
5 20 (3.77%) IIS
6 17 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.75%) Confluence
9 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.57%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.38%) Drupal
11 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 145 (27.36%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.57%) InDesign
4 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.94%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.38%) Eikon
3 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) FastStats
4 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 316 (59.62%) Office 365
2 172 (32.45%) Azure
3 78 (14.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 40 (7.55%) AWS
5 19 (3.58%) Mimecast
6 14 (2.64%) IaaS
6 14 (2.64%) PaaS
7 9 (1.70%) G Suite
7 9 (1.70%) OneDrive
8 8 (1.51%) SaaS
9 5 (0.94%) WhatsApp
10 4 (0.75%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.57%) Datadog
11 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) NuGet
12 2 (0.38%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.19%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 105 (19.81%) DNS
2 83 (15.66%) DHCP
3 69 (13.02%) Firewall
4 65 (12.26%) TCP/IP
5 43 (8.11%) LAN
6 40 (7.55%) Skype
6 40 (7.55%) VoIP
7 34 (6.42%) VPN
8 33 (6.23%) WAN
9 30 (5.66%) SAN
10 24 (4.53%) Remote Desktop
11 20 (3.77%) Internet
11 20 (3.77%) Wireless
12 18 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (3.21%) VLAN
14 13 (2.45%) NAS
15 9 (1.70%) Broadband
15 9 (1.70%) PBX
16 7 (1.32%) NetScaler
17 6 (1.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (0.75%) MySQL
2 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.38%) Big Data
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.38%) Power BI
3 2 (0.38%) Redis
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.32%) JIRA
2 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.38%) FishEye
3 2 (0.38%) MSI
3 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.38%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.19%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 155 (29.25%) Finance
2 28 (5.28%) Law
3 26 (4.91%) Banking
4 15 (2.83%) Legal
5 10 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.32%) French Language
7 6 (1.13%) Marketing
8 5 (0.94%) Back Office
8 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) Housing Association
9 3 (0.57%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (28.49%) Analyst
2 102 (19.25%) IT Support
3 99 (18.68%) Support Engineer
4 96 (18.11%) Support Analyst
5 64 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (11.89%) Desktop Support
7 60 (11.32%) IT Analyst
8 53 (10.00%) IT Engineer
9 52 (9.81%) IT Support Analyst
10 48 (9.06%) Service Analyst
11 46 (8.68%) 2nd Line Support
12 42 (7.92%) Service Desk Analyst
13 37 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
14 35 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 29 (5.47%) Administrator
15 29 (5.47%) Architect
16 28 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 27 (5.09%) Desktop Analyst
17 27 (5.09%) Desktop Engineer
17 27 (5.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.08%) LDAP
2 9 (1.70%) .NET
3 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.57%) CSS
3 3 (0.57%) HTML
3 3 (0.57%) OAuth
3 3 (0.57%) SailPoint
3 3 (0.57%) Web Services
4 2 (0.38%) COM
4 2 (0.38%) Kafka
4 2 (0.38%) LAMP
4 2 (0.38%) OpenID
4 2 (0.38%) REST
4 2 (0.38%) SAML
4 2 (0.38%) SOAP
5 1 (0.19%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.19%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.19%) HTML5
5 1 (0.19%) RESTful
5 1 (0.19%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.53%) Blackberry
2 23 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (4.15%) iPhone
4 21 (3.96%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.26%) Clustering
9 10 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.51%) iPad
10 8 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.51%) Replication
10 8 (1.51%) User Experience
11 7 (1.32%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.75%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 440 (83.02%) Windows
2 229 (43.21%) Windows Server
3 180 (33.96%) Windows 10
4 116 (21.89%) Windows 7
5 73 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (11.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 48 (9.06%) Android
9 33 (6.23%) Apple iOS
10 29 (5.47%) Linux
11 23 (4.34%) Mac OS X
12 17 (3.21%) Unix
13 14 (2.64%) Mac OS
14 12 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (1.32%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.57%) VMS
18 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.43%) ITIL
2 91 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (7.92%) Migration
5 36 (6.79%) Information Security
6 34 (6.42%) Line Management
7 31 (5.85%) Presales
8 26 (4.91%) ITSM
8 26 (4.91%) Mobile Device Management
9 24 (4.53%) ITIL V3
9 24 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (4.34%) Fintech
11 22 (4.15%) Customer Requirements
11 22 (4.15%) Identity Access Management
12 21 (3.96%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.58%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (3.58%) Service Management
13 19 (3.58%) Time Management
14 18 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (3.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.58%) PowerShell
2 42 (7.92%) SQL
3 20 (3.77%) Python
4 12 (2.26%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.32%) C
5 7 (1.32%) C#
6 5 (0.94%) VBScript
7 3 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.57%) VB
8 2 (0.38%) Perl
8 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 94 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (11.70%) MCSA
3 47 (8.87%) Degree
4 23 (4.34%) MCSE
5 21 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.83%) CCNA
7 14 (2.64%) MCP
8 12 (2.26%) MCITP
9 9 (1.70%) CISSP
9 9 (1.70%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.13%) CISM
12 6 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.75%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.75%) CCIE
14 4 (0.75%) CISA
14 4 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (13.21%) SLA
2 18 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.32%) GDPR
4 3 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.19%) NIST
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (10.38%) Hyper-V
3 33 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
3 33 (6.23%) XenDesktop
4 32 (6.04%) XenApp
5 19 (3.58%) vSphere
6 15 (2.83%) Firmware
7 9 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (0.75%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.75%) Docker
9 4 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.57%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.38%) NFS
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.19%) IAG
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 85 (16.04%) SCCM
2 35 (6.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (4.34%) vCenter Server
4 16 (3.02%) Ansible
5 12 (2.26%) SCOM
6 11 (2.08%) Terraform
7 8 (1.51%) Jamf Pro
8 7 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.13%) Puppet
10 5 (0.94%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.94%) WSUS
11 4 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.57%) MIIS
12 3 (0.57%) Nagios
12 3 (0.57%) PowerCLI
12 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 335 (63.21%) Microsoft
2 178 (33.58%) VMware
3 115 (21.70%) Citrix
4 51 (9.62%) Cisco
5 23 (4.34%) HP
6 20 (3.77%) Apple
7 17 (3.21%) ShoreTel
8 16 (3.02%) Ivanti
9 14 (2.64%) Palo Alto
10 13 (2.45%) Bloomberg
11 12 (2.26%) Symantec
12 11 (2.08%) Mitel
12 11 (2.08%) Veeam
13 10 (1.89%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.89%) Meraki
13 10 (1.89%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.70%) NetApp
14 9 (1.70%) Reuters
15 8 (1.51%) McAfee
15 8 (1.51%) Sophos