Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3,546 4,269 3,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.08% 6.20% 5.85%
As % of the System Software category 36.56% 42.41% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,062 3,782 3,481
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,698 10,066 8,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.63% 14.61% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,079 8,431 7,409
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +6.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in London

Active Directory
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in London.

Salary trend for Active Directory in London

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in London

Active Directory
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Central London -3 907 £42,500 -10.53% 47
West London -10 205 £40,000 +14.29% 16
South London -4 148 £40,000 +25.00% 5
East London +12 69 £41,000 +36.67% 3
North London +24 38 £38,000 +20.63% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 2,809 (79.22%) Windows
2 1,893 (53.38%) Microsoft
3 1,620 (45.69%) Office 365
4 1,400 (39.48%) Windows Server
5 1,170 (32.99%) VMware
6 1,019 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 885 (24.96%) Windows 10
8 849 (23.94%) Finance
9 846 (23.86%) Microsoft Office
10 790 (22.28%) PowerShell
11 771 (21.74%) ITIL
12 763 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 752 (21.21%) DNS
14 733 (20.67%) MS Exchange
15 722 (20.36%) Firewall
16 666 (18.78%) Citrix
17 659 (18.58%) Windows 7
18 643 (18.13%) Cisco
19 621 (17.51%) SQL
20 562 (15.85%) SCCM
21 555 (15.65%) DHCP
22 550 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
22 550 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
23 541 (15.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 499 (14.07%) SQL Server
25 468 (13.20%) Linux
26 467 (13.17%) Hyper-V
27 454 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
28 433 (12.21%) TCP/IP
29 410 (11.56%) Amazon AWS

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 733 (20.67%) MS Exchange
2 354 (9.98%) SharePoint
3 232 (6.54%) IIS
4 223 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 197 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 150 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 78 (2.20%) Apache
8 64 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 60 (1.69%) Confluence
10 55 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 48 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 34 (0.96%) IBM Notes
13 22 (0.62%) Apache Solr
13 22 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.28%) WordPress
18 9 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 846 (23.86%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.085%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.056%) Revit
8 2 (0.056%) SPSS
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.028%) Maya
9 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.028%) MODO
9 1 (0.028%) NUKE
9 1 (0.028%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 51 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.39%) Elite 3E
5 12 (0.34%) HFM
5 12 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.20%) Eikon
7 6 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
8 5 (0.14%) Q-Pulse
8 5 (0.14%) Sage CRM
8 5 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.085%) Summit
10 2 (0.056%) iTrent
10 2 (0.056%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.056%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.028%) Relativity
11 1 (0.028%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,620 (45.69%) Office 365
2 1,019 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 410 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
4 335 (9.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 175 (4.94%) IaaS
6 172 (4.85%) SaaS
7 138 (3.89%) PaaS
8 72 (2.03%) Mimecast
9 49 (1.38%) Power Platform
10 44 (1.24%) OneDrive
11 41 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 41 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
13 38 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
14 37 (1.04%) Amazon S3
15 35 (0.99%) G Suite
16 31 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
17 23 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
17 23 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
17 23 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 752 (21.21%) DNS
2 722 (20.36%) Firewall
3 555 (15.65%) DHCP
4 433 (12.21%) TCP/IP
5 398 (11.22%) LAN
6 391 (11.03%) WAN
7 376 (10.60%) VPN
8 294 (8.29%) SAN
9 226 (6.37%) VoIP
10 214 (6.03%) Skype
11 159 (4.48%) VLAN
12 132 (3.72%) Wireless
13 126 (3.55%) Internet
14 115 (3.24%) Network Security
15 84 (2.37%) SSL
16 77 (2.17%) Unified Communications
17 68 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
17 68 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
18 67 (1.89%) iSCSI
19 65 (1.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 60 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (1.04%) MySQL
5 37 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 31 (0.87%) Power BI
8 29 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
9 25 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 21 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (0.45%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.42%) Data Lake
14 13 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.37%) Oracle Smart View
14 13 (0.37%) Relational Database
15 11 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 140 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 119 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 97 (2.74%) JIRA
4 85 (2.40%) TeamCity
5 75 (2.12%) Bitbucket Server
6 51 (1.44%) NUnit
7 50 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 50 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 49 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 37 (1.04%) InstallShield
10 36 (1.02%) MSI
11 26 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
12 25 (0.71%) JUnit
13 24 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (0.59%) Visual Studio
15 16 (0.45%) Selenium
16 14 (0.39%) AdminStudio
16 14 (0.39%) GitLab
16 14 (0.39%) Subversion
17 12 (0.34%) Travis CI
General
1 849 (23.94%) Finance
2 221 (6.23%) Banking
3 184 (5.19%) Law
4 169 (4.77%) Legal
5 118 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 111 (3.13%) Retail
7 44 (1.24%) Advertising
8 36 (1.02%) Games
8 36 (1.02%) Marketing
9 24 (0.68%) Back Office
9 24 (0.68%) Front Office
9 24 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.51%) Billing
10 18 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.31%) Japanese Language
13 9 (0.25%) Electronics
14 6 (0.17%) Military
14 6 (0.17%) Publishing
15 5 (0.14%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 838 (23.63%) Analyst
2 568 (16.02%) Support Engineer
3 452 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 452 (12.75%) Support Analyst
4 403 (11.36%) IT Support
5 307 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 299 (8.43%) IT Analyst
7 241 (6.80%) Desktop Support
8 222 (6.26%) Windows Engineer
9 213 (6.01%) IT Engineer
10 207 (5.84%) Service Analyst
11 201 (5.67%) Service Desk Analyst
12 198 (5.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 198 (5.58%) Architect
13 185 (5.22%) IT Support Analyst
14 167 (4.71%) Administrator
15 153 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 149 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 143 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
18 131 (3.69%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (3.33%) .NET
2 87 (2.45%) JSON
3 86 (2.43%) Web Services
4 79 (2.23%) LDAP
4 79 (2.23%) XML
5 59 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 54 (1.52%) REST
7 49 (1.38%) Gherkin
8 42 (1.18%) HTML
9 39 (1.10%) Software Packaging
10 36 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 30 (0.85%) CSS
12 24 (0.68%) SailPoint
13 18 (0.51%) COM
13 18 (0.51%) SAML
14 17 (0.48%) Node.js
15 15 (0.42%) .NET Framework
15 15 (0.42%) 802.1X
15 15 (0.42%) J2EE
15 15 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 288 (8.12%) Data Centre
2 202 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 177 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
5 139 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
6 134 (3.78%) Clustering
7 99 (2.79%) iPhone
8 94 (2.65%) Fintech
9 88 (2.48%) Blackberry
10 76 (2.14%) Hedge funds
11 74 (2.09%) iPad
12 69 (1.95%) Replication
13 64 (1.80%) Smartphone
13 64 (1.80%) User Experience
14 60 (1.69%) PKI
15 55 (1.55%) Public Cloud
16 47 (1.33%) Fat Client
16 47 (1.33%) Thin Client
17 40 (1.13%) Driving Licence
18 36 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,809 (79.22%) Windows
2 1,400 (39.48%) Windows Server
3 885 (24.96%) Windows 10
4 659 (18.58%) Windows 7
5 550 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 550 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 468 (13.20%) Linux
7 173 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 129 (3.64%) Android
9 117 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 101 (2.85%) Mac OS X
11 90 (2.54%) Apple iOS
12 85 (2.40%) Mac OS
13 83 (2.34%) Unix
14 49 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 40 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 31 (0.87%) CentOS
17 24 (0.68%) Debian
18 23 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (21.74%) ITIL
2 541 (15.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 454 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
4 304 (8.57%) Migration
5 298 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (6.57%) DevOps
7 199 (5.61%) Service Delivery
8 183 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 177 (4.99%) Service Management
10 175 (4.94%) Project Management
11 167 (4.71%) Information Security
12 153 (4.31%) Computer Science
13 150 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
14 148 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
15 136 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 129 (3.64%) Time Management
17 127 (3.58%) Presales
18 121 (3.41%) Incident Management
19 119 (3.36%) Asset Management
20 116 (3.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 790 (22.28%) PowerShell
2 621 (17.51%) SQL
3 139 (3.92%) Java
4 126 (3.55%) Python
5 116 (3.27%) C#
6 76 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 73 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 71 (2.00%) Perl
9 46 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.18%) C
11 39 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 29 (0.82%) VBScript
13 24 (0.68%) VB
14 20 (0.56%) Ruby
15 19 (0.54%) PHP
16 18 (0.51%) VBA
17 12 (0.34%) C++
18 9 (0.25%) Go
18 9 (0.25%) R
18 9 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 392 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 368 (10.38%) Degree
3 221 (6.23%) MCSE
4 159 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (3.38%) CCNA
6 112 (3.16%) MCSA
7 108 (3.05%) MCP
8 93 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 87 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 85 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 55 (1.55%) Security Cleared
12 51 (1.44%) CCNP
13 42 (1.18%) SC Cleared
14 40 (1.13%) MCITP
15 39 (1.10%) A+ Certification
16 38 (1.07%) CISSP
17 31 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 26 (0.73%) MCDST
19 25 (0.71%) HND
20 22 (0.62%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (6.46%) SLA
2 97 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (2.12%) GDPR
4 47 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 42 (1.18%) HIPAA
6 40 (1.13%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.87%) QA
8 13 (0.37%) ISO 22301
9 12 (0.34%) HL7
9 12 (0.34%) ISO 9000
10 9 (0.25%) COBIT
10 9 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.17%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.17%) NIST 800
13 4 (0.11%) PMO
14 2 (0.056%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.056%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.028%) ISO 15022
15 1 (0.028%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 763 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 467 (13.17%) Hyper-V
3 249 (7.02%) XenApp
4 222 (6.26%) vSphere
5 158 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
6 123 (3.47%) XenDesktop
7 83 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 83 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
8 71 (2.00%) Docker
9 67 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 52 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 47 (1.33%) BitLocker
12 43 (1.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 31 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
14 28 (0.79%) NFS
15 23 (0.65%) Terminal Services
16 21 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 20 (0.56%) DFS Replication
18 18 (0.51%) Firmware
18 18 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 562 (15.85%) SCCM
2 183 (5.16%) Ansible
3 135 (3.81%) SCOM
4 108 (3.05%) Puppet
5 107 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (2.54%) Backup Exec
7 76 (2.14%) WSUS
8 74 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 72 (2.03%) Nagios
10 54 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 51 (1.44%) Terraform
12 47 (1.33%) Kubernetes
13 45 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
14 37 (1.04%) AirWatch
15 30 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
16 24 (0.68%) Jamf Pro
17 23 (0.65%) FortiGate
18 19 (0.54%) NetBackup
18 19 (0.54%) SCVMM
18 19 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,893 (53.38%) Microsoft
2 1,170 (32.99%) VMware
3 666 (18.78%) Citrix
4 643 (18.13%) Cisco
5 298 (8.40%) HP
6 191 (5.39%) Dell
7 180 (5.08%) Apple
8 125 (3.53%) Oracle
9 119 (3.36%) EMC
10 115 (3.24%) NetApp
11 92 (2.59%) Splunk
12 84 (2.37%) Avaya
13 75 (2.12%) Bloomberg
14 70 (1.97%) Palo Alto
14 70 (1.97%) Red Hat
14 70 (1.97%) Veeam
15 68 (1.92%) Symantec
16 67 (1.89%) Reuters
17 66 (1.86%) IBM
18 63 (1.78%) CheckPoint