Period
to 21 May 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 45 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4,269 3,981 5,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.20% 5.85% 6.39%
As % of the System Software category 42.41% 45.82% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,782 3,478 4,578
London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 10,066 8,688 10,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.62% 12.76% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,431 7,406 8,733
London median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -2 1,042 £47,500 +10.47% 117
West London +8 287 £35,000 +6.87% 59
South London +4 176 £32,000 -1.54% 15
East London -1 75 £30,000 -7.69% 31
North London -15 23 £31,500 -3.08% 8
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 3,438 (80.53%) Windows
2 2,361 (55.31%) Microsoft
3 1,658 (38.84%) Windows Server
4 1,608 (37.67%) VMware
5 1,574 (36.87%) Office 365
6 1,041 (24.39%) ITIL
7 1,004 (23.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1,003 (23.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 986 (23.10%) Finance
10 983 (23.03%) Microsoft Office
11 973 (22.79%) Windows 7
12 955 (22.37%) MS Exchange
13 945 (22.14%) Citrix
14 913 (21.39%) DNS
15 853 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 843 (19.75%) Windows 10
17 822 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 790 (18.51%) PowerShell
19 760 (17.80%) DHCP
20 755 (17.69%) Firewall
21 684 (16.02%) Cisco
22 671 (15.72%) SCCM
23 628 (14.71%) Hyper-V
24 625 (14.64%) SQL
25 590 (13.82%) Linux
26 567 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
27 547 (12.81%) SQL Server
28 540 (12.65%) TCP/IP
29 525 (12.30%) LAN
30 500 (11.71%) Problem-Solving

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
1 955 (22.37%) MS Exchange
2 400 (9.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 378 (8.85%) SharePoint
4 332 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 284 (6.65%) Skype for Business
6 244 (5.72%) IIS
7 160 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 93 (2.18%) Apache
9 92 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 64 (1.50%) Confluence
11 58 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 42 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
13 41 (0.96%) IBM Notes
14 34 (0.80%) Tomcat
15 33 (0.77%) nginx
16 24 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (0.52%) CMS
18 18 (0.42%) Apache Spark
19 16 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
20 15 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 983 (23.03%) Microsoft Office
2 107 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 91 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 8 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.12%) Stata
10 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.047%) Maya
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.023%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.023%) InDesign
12 1 (0.023%) NUKE
12 1 (0.023%) Revit
12 1 (0.023%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 53 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.47%) Elite 3E
4 12 (0.28%) Eikon
5 8 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
6 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.16%) HFM
6 7 (0.16%) Scribe Insight
7 6 (0.14%) Concordance
7 6 (0.14%) Relativity
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.094%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.070%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.047%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.047%) Northgate Housing
11 2 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.047%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1,574 (36.87%) Office 365
2 1,003 (23.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 446 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
4 243 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 228 (5.34%) IaaS
6 143 (3.35%) PaaS
7 101 (2.37%) SaaS
8 97 (2.27%) Mimecast
9 85 (1.99%) OneDrive
10 52 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 44 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
12 43 (1.01%) G Suite
13 41 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
14 39 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
15 37 (0.87%) Serverless
16 34 (0.80%) Amazon S3
17 26 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 24 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
19 18 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 17 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 913 (21.39%) DNS
2 760 (17.80%) DHCP
3 755 (17.69%) Firewall
4 540 (12.65%) TCP/IP
5 525 (12.30%) LAN
6 483 (11.31%) WAN
7 461 (10.80%) SAN
8 453 (10.61%) VPN
9 244 (5.72%) Skype
10 177 (4.15%) VLAN
11 176 (4.12%) VoIP
12 130 (3.05%) NAS
13 123 (2.88%) Wireless
14 111 (2.60%) Network Security
15 103 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
16 102 (2.39%) Remote Desktop
17 96 (2.25%) Internet
18 94 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
19 78 (1.83%) Kerberos
20 74 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 85 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (1.80%) MySQL
4 58 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 44 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 39 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 34 (0.80%) Big Data
11 32 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 32 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (0.40%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.30%) QlikView
15 13 (0.30%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 141 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 108 (2.53%) JIRA
3 83 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 79 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 78 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 67 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 36 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 35 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (0.75%) MSI
11 16 (0.37%) Fiddler
11 16 (0.37%) Subversion
12 15 (0.35%) Cucumber
12 15 (0.35%) NUnit
12 15 (0.35%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.33%) CruiseControl
13 14 (0.33%) JUnit
13 14 (0.33%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.19%) InstallShield
15 7 (0.16%) Vagrant
General
1 986 (23.10%) Finance
2 280 (6.56%) Law
3 227 (5.32%) Legal
4 181 (4.24%) Banking
5 120 (2.81%) Retail
6 119 (2.79%) Advertising
7 109 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 78 (1.83%) Games
9 61 (1.43%) Marketing
10 52 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 37 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 36 (0.84%) Back Office
13 35 (0.82%) Billing
14 24 (0.56%) Publishing
15 21 (0.49%) Front Office
16 20 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 18 (0.42%) French Language
17 18 (0.42%) German Language
18 8 (0.19%) Italian Language
19 6 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 900 (21.08%) Analyst
2 705 (16.51%) Support Engineer
3 561 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 453 (10.61%) Desktop Support
5 452 (10.59%) Support Analyst
6 394 (9.23%) IT Support
7 368 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 270 (6.32%) Architect
9 269 (6.30%) Service Analyst
10 251 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
11 244 (5.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 244 (5.72%) Windows Engineer
12 240 (5.62%) IT Analyst
12 240 (5.62%) IT Engineer
13 236 (5.53%) Service Desk Analyst
14 216 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 208 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
16 195 (4.57%) Administrator
17 191 (4.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 178 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (4.05%) Web Services
2 146 (3.42%) LDAP
3 144 (3.37%) .NET
4 77 (1.80%) HTML
5 72 (1.69%) XML
6 69 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 60 (1.41%) REST
8 58 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 52 (1.22%) .NET Framework
10 48 (1.12%) CSS
11 45 (1.05%) SAML
12 44 (1.03%) Software Packaging
13 38 (0.89%) OpenID
13 38 (0.89%) WCF
14 34 (0.80%) OAuth
15 28 (0.66%) AngularJS
15 28 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (0.61%) Entity Framework
16 26 (0.61%) JSON
17 25 (0.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 276 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 248 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 247 (5.79%) Blackberry
4 170 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 162 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 135 (3.16%) Hedge funds
7 126 (2.95%) Computer Science
8 124 (2.90%) iPhone
9 121 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
10 119 (2.79%) Clustering
11 103 (2.41%) iPad
12 74 (1.73%) Replication
13 72 (1.69%) Driving Licence
14 69 (1.62%) User Experience
15 67 (1.57%) Fat Client
15 67 (1.57%) Smartphone
15 67 (1.57%) Thin Client
16 64 (1.50%) PKI
17 62 (1.45%) Private Cloud
18 53 (1.24%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,438 (80.53%) Windows
2 1,658 (38.84%) Windows Server
3 973 (22.79%) Windows 7
4 853 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 843 (19.75%) Windows 10
6 822 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 590 (13.82%) Linux
8 251 (5.88%) Mac OS X
9 224 (5.25%) Windows 8
10 209 (4.90%) Android
11 174 (4.08%) Unix
12 157 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 134 (3.14%) Mac OS
14 127 (2.97%) Apple iOS
15 98 (2.30%) Windows XP
16 71 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 43 (1.01%) CentOS
18 40 (0.94%) Ubuntu
19 39 (0.91%) Solaris
20 32 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,041 (24.39%) ITIL
2 500 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
3 354 (8.29%) Migration
4 272 (6.37%) DevOps
5 251 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 228 (5.34%) Service Delivery
7 225 (5.27%) Agile Software Development
8 177 (4.15%) Mobile Device Management
8 177 (4.15%) Service Management
9 167 (3.91%) Information Security
10 162 (3.79%) ITSM
11 149 (3.49%) Incident Management
12 143 (3.35%) Project Management
13 140 (3.28%) Identity Access Management
14 138 (3.23%) Change Management
15 125 (2.93%) Asset Management
16 124 (2.90%) Patch Management
16 124 (2.90%) Presales
17 118 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 118 (2.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 790 (18.51%) PowerShell
2 625 (14.64%) SQL
3 150 (3.51%) C#
4 92 (2.16%) Python
5 80 (1.87%) Bash Shell
5 80 (1.87%) Java
6 79 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 70 (1.64%) VBScript
8 69 (1.62%) C
9 55 (1.29%) VB
10 51 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 49 (1.15%) Perl
12 35 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.30%) Ruby
14 9 (0.21%) VBA
15 8 (0.19%) C++
16 6 (0.14%) BeanShell
17 5 (0.12%) PHP
17 5 (0.12%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.094%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 567 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 378 (8.85%) Degree
3 374 (8.76%) MCSE
4 223 (5.22%) MCSA
5 161 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 148 (3.47%) MCP
7 124 (2.90%) MCITP
8 111 (2.60%) CCNA
9 105 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 85 (1.99%) DBS Check
11 77 (1.80%) CISSP
12 68 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
13 58 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
14 55 (1.29%) Security Cleared
15 54 (1.26%) MCTS
16 53 (1.24%) CCNP
16 53 (1.24%) CISM
17 42 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 38 (0.89%) PMI Certification
19 36 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (6.14%) SLA
2 102 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (1.08%) GDPR
4 38 (0.89%) PMO
5 37 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 34 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 29 (0.68%) QA
8 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.21%) COBIT
10 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.070%) DICOM
13 3 (0.070%) GCP
13 3 (0.070%) HL7
14 2 (0.047%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.047%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.023%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.023%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1,004 (23.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 628 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 290 (6.79%) XenApp
4 212 (4.97%) vSphere
5 196 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
6 178 (4.17%) XenDesktop
7 118 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 111 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 102 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
10 63 (1.48%) DFS Replication
11 53 (1.24%) XenServer
12 44 (1.03%) Docker
13 34 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
14 31 (0.73%) Terminal Services
15 30 (0.70%) BitLocker
15 30 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
16 23 (0.54%) Firmware
17 21 (0.49%) MetaFrame
17 21 (0.49%) Xen
18 17 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 671 (15.72%) SCCM
2 178 (4.17%) SCOM
3 110 (2.58%) Backup Exec
4 108 (2.53%) AirWatch
5 99 (2.32%) Puppet
6 92 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
7 91 (2.13%) vCenter Server
8 90 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
9 87 (2.04%) WSUS
10 84 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
11 73 (1.71%) SCOrch
12 71 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
13 63 (1.48%) Ansible
14 42 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
15 40 (0.94%) SCVMM
16 31 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
17 28 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 27 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
18 27 (0.63%) Nagios
19 26 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2,361 (55.31%) Microsoft
2 1,608 (37.67%) VMware
3 945 (22.14%) Citrix
4 684 (16.02%) Cisco
5 397 (9.30%) Apple
6 392 (9.18%) HP
7 213 (4.99%) NetApp
8 163 (3.82%) Veeam
9 154 (3.61%) Google
10 149 (3.49%) Bloomberg
11 141 (3.30%) Oracle
12 133 (3.12%) Dell
13 130 (3.05%) Reuters
14 110 (2.58%) ServiceNow
15 107 (2.51%) EMC
16 105 (2.46%) Avaya
17 104 (2.44%) iManage
18 92 (2.16%) Ivanti
19 90 (2.11%) MobileIron
20 82 (1.92%) Red Hat