Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4610 4459 5580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.14% 5.88% 6.26%
As % of the System Software category 46.21% 48.27% 57.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4029 3883 4969
London median annual salary £44,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 9977 9237 9727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.30% 12.18% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8447 7985 8385
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +1 1010 £45,000 +15.38% 62
West London +4 328 £37,500 - 20
South London -5 187 £28,000 -17.65% 9
East London 0 97 £40,000 +42.86% 12
North London +9 58 £32,500 +4.84% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 3642 (79.00%) Windows
2 2562 (55.57%) Microsoft
3 1931 (41.89%) Windows Server
4 1913 (41.50%) VMware
5 1403 (30.43%) Office 365
6 1320 (28.63%) MS Exchange
7 1280 (27.77%) Finance
8 1206 (26.16%) Citrix
9 1133 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1114 (24.16%) ITIL
11 1088 (23.60%) Windows 7
12 983 (21.32%) Microsoft Office
13 961 (20.85%) DNS
14 924 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 892 (19.35%) Firewall
16 886 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 886 (19.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 859 (18.63%) PowerShell
18 839 (18.20%) Cisco
19 804 (17.44%) SCCM
20 779 (16.90%) DHCP
21 744 (16.14%) SQL
22 727 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
23 722 (15.66%) Windows 10
24 685 (14.86%) SQL Server
25 665 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
26 656 (14.23%) SAN
27 611 (13.25%) TCP/IP
28 579 (12.56%) Linux
29 556 (12.06%) Hyper-V

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 1320 (28.63%) MS Exchange
2 665 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 504 (10.93%) Skype for Business
4 495 (10.74%) SharePoint
5 350 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 344 (7.46%) IIS
7 154 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 135 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 110 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 103 (2.23%) Apache
11 88 (1.91%) Tomcat
12 74 (1.61%) Confluence
13 47 (1.02%) CMS
14 44 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
15 42 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (0.52%) JBoss
17 19 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
17 19 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (0.28%) NServiceBus
19 12 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 983 (21.32%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.11%) InDesign
8 4 (0.087%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.087%) InCopy
9 3 (0.065%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.065%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.065%) Revit
9 3 (0.065%) Vectorworks
10 2 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.043%) Maya
10 2 (0.043%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.022%) HipChat
11 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 61 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (0.46%) Eikon
4 13 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
5 11 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
6 9 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.17%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.087%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.065%) Maximo
11 3 (0.065%) Sage CRM
11 3 (0.065%) thinkFolio
12 2 (0.043%) HFM
12 2 (0.043%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.043%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.043%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.043%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1403 (30.43%) Office 365
2 886 (19.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 439 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 327 (7.09%) IaaS
5 226 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 160 (3.47%) PaaS
7 113 (2.45%) Mimecast
8 81 (1.76%) SaaS
9 68 (1.48%) GitHub
10 60 (1.30%) OneDrive
11 46 (1.00%) G Suite
12 44 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
13 37 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 27 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (0.46%) Dropbox
15 21 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
17 19 (0.41%) Amazon S3
17 19 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 961 (20.85%) DNS
2 892 (19.35%) Firewall
3 779 (16.90%) DHCP
4 656 (14.23%) SAN
5 611 (13.25%) TCP/IP
6 516 (11.19%) WAN
7 474 (10.28%) LAN
8 468 (10.15%) VPN
9 410 (8.89%) Skype
10 223 (4.84%) VoIP
11 207 (4.49%) VLAN
12 168 (3.64%) Wireless
13 161 (3.49%) Internet
14 145 (3.15%) LDAP
15 135 (2.93%) NAS
16 124 (2.69%) MPLS
17 120 (2.60%) Unified Communications
18 117 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
19 114 (2.47%) Network Security
20 98 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 685 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 109 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (2.04%) MySQL
4 89 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 48 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 39 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (0.76%) Relational Database
10 34 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 28 (0.61%) RDBMS
12 26 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (0.50%) Big Data
13 23 (0.50%) Oracle Database
14 22 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.37%) MongoDB
15 17 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 108 (2.34%) JIRA
2 82 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 80 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 79 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 67 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 62 (1.34%) MSI
7 58 (1.26%) Subversion
8 50 (1.08%) JUnit
8 50 (1.08%) Maven
9 38 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (0.67%) InstallShield
12 24 (0.52%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
14 12 (0.26%) Metasploit
15 11 (0.24%) AppScan
16 8 (0.17%) AutoIt
16 8 (0.17%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.17%) Psake
17 7 (0.15%) AdminStudio
General
1 1280 (27.77%) Finance
2 486 (10.54%) Banking
3 319 (6.92%) Law
4 265 (5.75%) Legal
5 207 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 169 (3.67%) Retail Banking
7 102 (2.21%) Retail
8 101 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 66 (1.43%) Back Office
10 59 (1.28%) Advertising
11 50 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.06%) Games
13 41 (0.89%) Publishing
14 37 (0.80%) Marketing
15 25 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.39%) Front Office
17 16 (0.35%) French Language
18 12 (0.26%) Spanish Language
19 11 (0.24%) Italian Language
20 10 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1006 (21.82%) Analyst
2 653 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 564 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 511 (11.08%) Support Analyst
5 485 (10.52%) IT Support
6 431 (9.35%) Desktop Support
7 374 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 286 (6.20%) IT Analyst
9 264 (5.73%) IT Engineer
9 264 (5.73%) Service Analyst
10 255 (5.53%) Windows Engineer
11 253 (5.49%) Administrator
12 228 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
13 222 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 216 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 208 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
16 205 (4.45%) IT Support Analyst
17 202 (4.38%) Desktop Engineer
18 201 (4.36%) Architect
19 170 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (5.55%) .NET
2 169 (3.67%) Web Services
3 103 (2.23%) HTML
4 77 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 77 (1.67%) Software Packaging
5 75 (1.63%) ASP.NET
6 71 (1.54%) J2EE
7 64 (1.39%) REST
8 62 (1.34%) XML
9 55 (1.19%) SailPoint
10 54 (1.17%) SOAP
11 49 (1.06%) CSS
12 48 (1.04%) JPA
12 48 (1.04%) Spring
13 45 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 41 (0.89%) XMPP
15 32 (0.69%) HTML5
16 27 (0.59%) 802.1X
16 27 (0.59%) Node.js
17 26 (0.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 313 (6.79%) Blackberry
2 306 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 206 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (4.34%) Clustering
5 176 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 169 (3.67%) Hedge funds
7 165 (3.58%) Management Information System
8 150 (3.25%) User Experience
9 113 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
10 88 (1.91%) Replication
11 76 (1.65%) iPad
12 75 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
13 71 (1.54%) iPhone
14 70 (1.52%) Fat Client
14 70 (1.52%) Thin Client
15 62 (1.34%) Fintech
15 62 (1.34%) Smartphone
16 59 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
17 58 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
18 52 (1.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3642 (79.00%) Windows
2 1931 (41.89%) Windows Server
3 1088 (23.60%) Windows 7
4 924 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 886 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 722 (15.66%) Windows 10
7 579 (12.56%) Linux
8 299 (6.49%) Mac OS X
9 281 (6.10%) Windows 8
10 248 (5.38%) Android
11 244 (5.29%) Unix
12 227 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 215 (4.66%) Apple iOS
14 154 (3.34%) Windows XP
15 98 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 90 (1.95%) Mac OS
17 60 (1.30%) Ubuntu
18 47 (1.02%) CentOS
19 40 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
20 34 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1114 (24.16%) ITIL
2 352 (7.64%) Migration
3 339 (7.35%) Service Management
4 318 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 316 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (4.97%) DevOps
7 226 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 214 (4.64%) Project Management
9 212 (4.60%) Wealth Management
10 209 (4.53%) Service Delivery
11 197 (4.27%) Information Security
12 169 (3.67%) High Availability
13 168 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 158 (3.43%) Task Automation
15 136 (2.95%) Problem Management
16 135 (2.93%) CRM
17 133 (2.89%) IT Strategy
18 131 (2.84%) Change Management
18 131 (2.84%) Incident Management
19 125 (2.71%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 859 (18.63%) PowerShell
2 744 (16.14%) SQL
3 156 (3.38%) C#
4 155 (3.36%) Java
5 124 (2.69%) Python
6 105 (2.28%) JavaScript
6 105 (2.28%) T-SQL
7 88 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 76 (1.65%) Perl
9 69 (1.50%) VBScript
10 68 (1.48%) VB
11 55 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 53 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 31 (0.67%) C
14 27 (0.59%) VBA
15 26 (0.56%) PHP
16 24 (0.52%) C++
17 17 (0.37%) Ruby
18 5 (0.11%) AWK
18 5 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 727 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 483 (10.48%) MCSE
3 366 (7.94%) Degree
4 318 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 251 (5.44%) CCNA
6 212 (4.60%) MCSA
7 169 (3.67%) MCP
8 162 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
9 158 (3.43%) CCA
10 136 (2.95%) CISSP
11 125 (2.71%) CCNP
12 118 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 96 (2.08%) MCITP
14 91 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
15 87 (1.89%) CISM
16 85 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
17 43 (0.93%) CCIE
18 40 (0.87%) A+ Certification
19 38 (0.82%) Security Cleared
20 34 (0.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (6.03%) SLA
2 154 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 64 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.80%) GDPR
6 26 (0.56%) QA
7 16 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.30%) COBIT
9 12 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.24%) GCP
11 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 10 (0.22%) PMO
12 8 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (0.13%) FISMA
13 6 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.043%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1133 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 556 (12.06%) Hyper-V
3 480 (10.41%) XenApp
4 326 (7.07%) XenDesktop
5 292 (6.33%) vSphere
6 289 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
7 129 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 99 (2.15%) XenServer
9 80 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
10 76 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
11 72 (1.56%) Docker
12 56 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 48 (1.04%) Terminal Services
14 42 (0.91%) DFS Replication
15 33 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
16 31 (0.67%) NFS
17 25 (0.54%) BitLocker
18 20 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 20 (0.43%) Terminal Server
19 17 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 804 (17.44%) SCCM
2 257 (5.57%) SCOM
3 161 (3.49%) AirWatch
4 124 (2.69%) Puppet
5 115 (2.49%) WSUS
6 89 (1.93%) Backup Exec
6 89 (1.93%) vCenter Server
7 81 (1.76%) Ansible
8 75 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 68 (1.48%) SCOrch
10 62 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
11 55 (1.19%) Nagios
12 51 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
13 45 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
14 42 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
15 41 (0.89%) XenMobile
16 30 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
16 30 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
17 28 (0.61%) FortiGate
18 27 (0.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2562 (55.57%) Microsoft
2 1913 (41.50%) VMware
3 1206 (26.16%) Citrix
4 839 (18.20%) Cisco
5 442 (9.59%) HP
6 330 (7.16%) Apple
7 203 (4.40%) Dell
8 196 (4.25%) NetApp
9 185 (4.01%) Oracle
10 171 (3.71%) AppSense
11 164 (3.56%) ServiceNow
12 162 (3.51%) McAfee
13 145 (3.15%) Bloomberg
14 144 (3.12%) EMC
15 137 (2.97%) Veeam
16 123 (2.67%) Reuters
17 115 (2.49%) Splunk
18 111 (2.41%) IBM
19 110 (2.39%) Avaya
20 106 (2.30%) Symantec