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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2227 2573 2854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.15% 6.42% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 45.16% 49.76% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1961 2219 2554
Median salary £44,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4931 5171 4972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 13.61% 12.91% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4221 4529 4329
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 370 £45,000 -4.25% 51
Croydon +6 39 £27,000 +12.50% 2
Twickenham +1 20 £47,500 -24.00% 1
West End of London +8 13 £47,500 -11.62% 6
Dagenham - 13 £45,000 -
Hammersmith -17 10 £29,000 -9.37%
Wimbledon +17 9 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Uxbridge +7 9 £37,500 +0.33% 1
Bromley -12 9 £22,500 -11.76%
Brentford 0 8 £44,750 -0.55% 1
Chiswick -2 7 £30,000 -32.96%
Hounslow - 6 £42,500 - 2
Southwark +4 5 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Westminster -4 5 £40,000 -
New Malden -5 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -10 5 £48,750 +30.00% 2
Canary Wharf -27 5 £65,000 +85.71%
Chessington +3 4 £24,000 +26.31%
Feltham 0 4 £18,500 +8.82%
Surbiton -4 4 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Barnet -4 4 £32,500 - 1
Sidcup +11 3 £47,500 +91.91%
Enfield +5 3 £25,000 -7.40%
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Stanmore 0 2 £32,500 -
Ealing - 2 £39,000 -
Beckenham - 2 £32,500 -
Harrow +1 1 £27,000 -10.00%
West Drayton +1 1 £31,000 +40.90% 1
Mayfair -7 1 £62,500 -26.47%
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Hackney - 1 £26,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £45,000 -
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3596 (85.76%) Windows
2 2283 (54.45%) Microsoft
3 1978 (47.17%) Windows Server
4 1845 (44.00%) VMware
5 1319 (31.46%) MS Exchange
6 1051 (25.07%) Finance
7 1050 (25.04%) Citrix
8 1034 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1034 (24.66%) Office 365
9 1025 (24.45%) DNS
10 1008 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 995 (23.73%) Windows 7
12 990 (23.61%) ITIL
13 988 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 845 (20.15%) Firewall
15 836 (19.94%) Microsoft Office
16 824 (19.65%) DHCP
17 797 (19.01%) Cisco
18 757 (18.05%) PowerShell
19 717 (17.10%) SQL Server
20 690 (16.46%) TCP/IP
21 648 (15.45%) Linux
22 635 (15.14%) SCCM
23 628 (14.98%) Hyper-V
24 625 (14.91%) SQL
25 612 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
26 610 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
27 586 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
28 548 (13.07%) LAN
29 534 (12.74%) SAN

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 1319 (31.46%) MS Exchange
2 612 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 515 (12.28%) SharePoint
4 380 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 379 (9.04%) Skype for Business
6 314 (7.49%) IIS
7 165 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 154 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 74 (1.76%) Apache
10 72 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 70 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 55 (1.31%) Confluence
13 45 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
14 43 (1.03%) Tomcat
15 38 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
16 27 (0.64%) JBoss
17 20 (0.48%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.45%) OpenStack
19 18 (0.43%) CMS
20 17 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 836 (19.94%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.14%) InDesign
10 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.41%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 16 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.19%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
6 5 (0.12%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.095%) iTrent
7 4 (0.095%) JDE OneWorld
7 4 (0.095%) Sage CRM
7 4 (0.095%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.072%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.048%) Eikon
9 2 (0.048%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.024%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1034 (24.66%) Office 365
2 586 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 343 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
4 148 (3.53%) IaaS
5 132 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 89 (2.12%) PaaS
7 78 (1.86%) SaaS
8 75 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (1.31%) Mimecast
10 42 (1.00%) G Suite
11 32 (0.76%) OneDrive
12 29 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (0.64%) Amazon S3
13 27 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (0.50%) Dropbox
17 16 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 14 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 14 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1025 (24.45%) DNS
2 845 (20.15%) Firewall
3 824 (19.65%) DHCP
4 690 (16.46%) TCP/IP
5 548 (13.07%) LAN
6 534 (12.74%) SAN
7 517 (12.33%) WAN
8 389 (9.28%) VPN
9 277 (6.61%) Skype
10 236 (5.63%) VoIP
11 167 (3.98%) VLAN
12 151 (3.60%) Wireless
13 148 (3.53%) Internet
14 128 (3.05%) NAS
15 125 (2.98%) LDAP
16 116 (2.77%) Network Security
17 109 (2.60%) iSCSI
18 96 (2.29%) MPLS
19 92 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
20 83 (1.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 717 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 124 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 119 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 53 (1.26%) MySQL
6 51 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 44 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 36 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 29 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (0.62%) Relational Database
12 25 (0.60%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.48%) Big Data
13 20 (0.48%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (0.38%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
16 14 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 78 (1.86%) JIRA
2 61 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 55 (1.31%) MSI
4 36 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 28 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 27 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 21 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (0.41%) Subversion
11 11 (0.26%) InstallShield
12 8 (0.19%) JUnit
13 6 (0.14%) Maven
13 6 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.12%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.095%) MorphX
15 4 (0.095%) Sonatype Nexus
16 3 (0.072%) AdminStudio
16 3 (0.072%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.072%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1051 (25.07%) Finance
2 278 (6.63%) Banking
3 236 (5.63%) Legal
4 221 (5.27%) Law
5 149 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 137 (3.27%) Retail
7 80 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 72 (1.72%) Marketing
9 54 (1.29%) Games
10 52 (1.24%) Back Office
11 46 (1.10%) Retail Banking
12 30 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 30 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.67%) Advertising
14 18 (0.43%) Publishing
15 15 (0.36%) Electronics
16 14 (0.33%) Front Office
17 10 (0.24%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.14%) French Language
19 5 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1118 (26.66%) Analyst
2 638 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 573 (13.67%) Support Analyst
4 548 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 424 (10.11%) IT Support
6 385 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 364 (8.68%) Windows Engineer
8 316 (7.54%) Desktop Support
9 290 (6.92%) Service Analyst
10 278 (6.63%) Administrator
11 276 (6.58%) IT Analyst
12 270 (6.44%) Service Desk Analyst
13 244 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
14 243 (5.80%) IT Engineer
15 233 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 227 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 221 (5.27%) Infrastructure Support
18 216 (5.15%) Active Directory Support
19 202 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 199 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (2.62%) .NET
2 83 (1.98%) Web Services
3 70 (1.67%) Software Packaging
4 66 (1.57%) HTML
5 50 (1.19%) CSS
6 43 (1.03%) Middleware
7 40 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 36 (0.86%) XML
9 35 (0.83%) SAML
10 27 (0.64%) 802.1X
10 27 (0.64%) LAMP
11 19 (0.45%) XMPP
12 15 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (0.31%) OAuth
14 11 (0.26%) J2EE
14 11 (0.26%) SOAP
15 10 (0.24%) REST
15 10 (0.24%) SailPoint
16 9 (0.21%) Spring
16 9 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 296 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 226 (5.39%) Blackberry
3 211 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 180 (4.29%) Clustering
5 170 (4.05%) Hedge funds
6 166 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 134 (3.20%) Computer Science
8 96 (2.29%) iPad
9 88 (2.10%) PKI
10 87 (2.07%) Fat Client
10 87 (2.07%) Thin Client
11 85 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
12 79 (1.88%) iPhone
13 76 (1.81%) Replication
14 68 (1.62%) User Experience
15 65 (1.55%) Driving Licence
16 60 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
17 57 (1.36%) Client/Server
18 55 (1.31%) Smartphone
19 41 (0.98%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3596 (85.76%) Windows
2 1978 (47.17%) Windows Server
3 1008 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 995 (23.73%) Windows 7
5 988 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 648 (15.45%) Linux
7 531 (12.66%) Windows 10
8 278 (6.63%) Windows 8
9 270 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 230 (5.49%) Mac OS X
11 206 (4.91%) Android
12 174 (4.15%) Apple iOS
13 169 (4.03%) Unix
14 165 (3.94%) Windows XP
15 121 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 105 (2.50%) Mac OS
17 65 (1.55%) Solaris
18 63 (1.50%) Ubuntu
19 54 (1.29%) CentOS
20 46 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (23.61%) ITIL
2 240 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 235 (5.60%) Migration
4 222 (5.29%) Project Management
5 205 (4.89%) Service Management
6 176 (4.20%) Service Delivery
7 158 (3.77%) Asset Management
7 158 (3.77%) DevOps
8 156 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
9 154 (3.67%) Information Security
10 151 (3.60%) High Availability
11 143 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 132 (3.15%) Mobile Device Management
13 122 (2.91%) Incident Management
14 119 (2.84%) Configuration Management
14 119 (2.84%) ITIL V3
14 119 (2.84%) Mentoring
15 118 (2.81%) Change Management
15 118 (2.81%) Task Automation
16 114 (2.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 757 (18.05%) PowerShell
2 625 (14.91%) SQL
3 143 (3.41%) Python
4 83 (1.98%) VB
5 77 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 68 (1.62%) Perl
7 64 (1.53%) Bash Shell
8 63 (1.50%) Java
9 60 (1.43%) C#
10 56 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 55 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 53 (1.26%) VBScript
13 40 (0.95%) PHP
14 35 (0.83%) C
15 32 (0.76%) VBA
16 19 (0.45%) Ruby
17 17 (0.41%) C++
18 6 (0.14%) AWK
18 6 (0.14%) sed
19 4 (0.095%) XPath
Qualifications
1 610 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 406 (9.68%) Degree
3 379 (9.04%) MCSE
4 281 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
5 226 (5.39%) CCNA
6 188 (4.48%) MCSA
7 150 (3.58%) MCP
8 128 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 119 (2.84%) CISSP
10 117 (2.79%) MCITP
11 93 (2.22%) CCNP
12 89 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
13 75 (1.79%) CISM
14 68 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
15 51 (1.22%) Security Cleared
16 45 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
17 40 (0.95%) A+ Certification
18 37 (0.88%) CCA
19 33 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
19 33 (0.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (6.65%) SLA
2 113 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.07%) QA
5 27 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 20 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.26%) COBIT
9 11 (0.26%) GDPR
10 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.14%) PMO
13 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.095%) SSAE 16
15 3 (0.072%) Data Quality
16 2 (0.048%) GCP
16 2 (0.048%) NIST 800
17 1 (0.024%) FISMA
17 1 (0.024%) MiFID
System Software
1 1034 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 628 (14.98%) Hyper-V
3 412 (9.83%) XenApp
4 331 (7.89%) vSphere
5 244 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
6 202 (4.82%) XenDesktop
7 88 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
8 77 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 58 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
10 51 (1.22%) Terminal Services
11 47 (1.12%) NFS
12 45 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
13 42 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
14 40 (0.95%) Docker
15 39 (0.93%) XenServer
16 37 (0.88%) DFS Replication
17 27 (0.64%) VMware Server
18 23 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 22 (0.52%) vCloud
20 16 (0.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 635 (15.14%) SCCM
2 173 (4.13%) SCOM
3 135 (3.22%) WSUS
4 132 (3.15%) Backup Exec
5 102 (2.43%) Puppet
6 97 (2.31%) AirWatch
7 90 (2.15%) vCenter Server
8 87 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 84 (2.00%) Ansible
10 77 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 56 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
12 53 (1.26%) NetBackup
13 44 (1.05%) Nagios
14 40 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
14 40 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 37 (0.88%) XenMobile
16 35 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 26 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
18 25 (0.60%) FortiGate
19 23 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2283 (54.45%) Microsoft
2 1845 (44.00%) VMware
3 1050 (25.04%) Citrix
4 797 (19.01%) Cisco
5 380 (9.06%) HP
6 260 (6.20%) Apple
7 243 (5.80%) NetApp
8 190 (4.53%) Symantec
9 176 (4.20%) Dell
10 140 (3.34%) Red Hat
11 129 (3.08%) Bloomberg
12 127 (3.03%) Oracle
13 123 (2.93%) EMC
14 113 (2.69%) Google
15 98 (2.34%) McAfee
16 97 (2.31%) Reuters
17 96 (2.29%) Veeam
18 93 (2.22%) Avaya
18 93 (2.22%) CheckPoint
19 92 (2.19%) AppSense
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
SFX
Salary: From £30,699 to £30,699 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago