Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 40 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4,031 4,241 3,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.44% 6.03% 5.61%
As % of the System Software category 40.13% 44.86% 47.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,478 3,789 3,417
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -

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 10,044 9,454 8,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.04% 13.45% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,347 8,064 7,181
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 981 £45,000 -5.26% 165
West London +7 238 £37,500 - 75
South London +13 193 £38,000 +35.71% 22
East London +8 79 £30,000 -20.00% 27
North London +2 35 £50,000 +66.67% 12
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 3,229 (80.10%) Windows
2 2,213 (54.90%) Microsoft
3 1,703 (42.25%) Office 365
4 1,668 (41.38%) Windows Server
5 1,316 (32.65%) VMware
6 1,157 (28.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 986 (24.46%) MS Exchange
8 982 (24.36%) Windows 10
9 965 (23.94%) Finance
10 932 (23.12%) ITIL
11 923 (22.90%) Microsoft Office
12 916 (22.72%) PowerShell
13 870 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 869 (21.56%) Firewall
15 826 (20.49%) DNS
16 804 (19.95%) Windows 7
17 787 (19.52%) Citrix
18 756 (18.75%) SQL
19 691 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
20 684 (16.97%) SCCM
21 660 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 648 (16.08%) Cisco
23 630 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
24 618 (15.33%) Linux
25 588 (14.59%) DHCP
26 559 (13.87%) TCP/IP
27 550 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
28 531 (13.17%) Hyper-V
29 516 (12.80%) SQL Server
30 494 (12.26%) 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
1 986 (24.46%) MS Exchange
2 418 (10.37%) SharePoint
3 299 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 284 (7.05%) IIS
5 217 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 194 (4.81%) Skype for Business
7 111 (2.75%) Apache
8 109 (2.70%) Confluence
9 81 (2.01%) Tomcat
10 68 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 48 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 35 (0.87%) IBM Notes
13 34 (0.84%) Apache Solr
14 33 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
15 30 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 30 (0.74%) nginx
15 30 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (0.60%) IBM Domino
17 21 (0.52%) CMS
18 19 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 923 (22.90%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.050%) SPSS
9 1 (0.025%) Maya
Business Applications
1 64 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
4 7 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
5 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
6 4 (0.099%) Concordance
6 4 (0.099%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.099%) HFM
6 4 (0.099%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.099%) Relativity
6 4 (0.099%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.074%) Lawson
7 3 (0.074%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,703 (42.25%) Office 365
2 1,157 (28.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 550 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 314 (7.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 228 (5.66%) SaaS
6 172 (4.27%) PaaS
7 168 (4.17%) IaaS
8 107 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 103 (2.56%) Mimecast
10 76 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
11 69 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 67 (1.66%) Amazon S3
13 65 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 57 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
15 38 (0.94%) OneDrive
16 37 (0.92%) G Suite
17 34 (0.84%) Serverless
18 27 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
19 25 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 22 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 869 (21.56%) Firewall
2 826 (20.49%) DNS
3 588 (14.59%) DHCP
4 559 (13.87%) TCP/IP
5 470 (11.66%) LAN
6 439 (10.89%) WAN
7 391 (9.70%) SAN
8 390 (9.68%) VPN
9 217 (5.38%) VoIP
10 196 (4.86%) Skype
11 188 (4.66%) VLAN
12 183 (4.54%) Internet
13 116 (2.88%) Wireless
14 108 (2.68%) Network Security
15 99 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
16 96 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
17 91 (2.26%) NAS
18 88 (2.18%) Unified Communications
19 87 (2.16%) iSCSI
20 82 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 84 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 72 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 51 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (1.14%) MySQL
6 44 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 40 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 39 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (0.87%) Big Data
10 29 (0.72%) RDBMS
11 26 (0.65%) Hadoop
12 24 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 23 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 19 (0.47%) NoSQL
16 19 (0.47%) Power BI
17 15 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (0.35%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 190 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 170 (4.22%) Jenkins
2 170 (4.22%) JIRA
3 126 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 71 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 65 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 54 (1.34%) Cucumber
7 52 (1.29%) NUnit
8 51 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 37 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 34 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 29 (0.72%) MSI
12 26 (0.65%) JUnit
13 19 (0.47%) GitLab
14 16 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (0.37%) Maven
16 14 (0.35%) Selenium
17 10 (0.25%) Hudson
18 8 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
18 8 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 965 (23.94%) Finance
2 279 (6.92%) Banking
3 236 (5.85%) Law
4 191 (4.74%) Legal
5 153 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 117 (2.90%) Retail
7 72 (1.79%) Advertising
8 57 (1.41%) Marketing
9 56 (1.39%) Investment Banking
10 50 (1.24%) Games
11 26 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.45%) Back Office
14 14 (0.35%) Front Office
14 14 (0.35%) Japanese Language
15 12 (0.30%) Publishing
16 8 (0.20%) Billing
16 8 (0.20%) Electronics
16 8 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 823 (20.42%) Analyst
2 719 (17.84%) Support Engineer
3 559 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 481 (11.93%) IT Support
5 451 (11.19%) Support Analyst
6 332 (8.24%) Desktop Support
7 304 (7.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 272 (6.75%) IT Analyst
8 272 (6.75%) IT Engineer
9 242 (6.00%) Architect
10 220 (5.46%) Administrator
11 213 (5.28%) Service Analyst
12 205 (5.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 204 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
14 195 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
15 187 (4.64%) Desktop Engineer
15 187 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
16 183 (4.54%) IT Support Engineer
17 175 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 160 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (4.02%) Web Services
2 159 (3.94%) .NET
3 93 (2.31%) LDAP
4 80 (1.98%) JSON
5 70 (1.74%) XML
6 65 (1.61%) REST
7 63 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 52 (1.29%) Gherkin
9 44 (1.09%) ASP.NET
10 43 (1.07%) HTML
11 34 (0.84%) 802.1X
11 34 (0.84%) CSS
12 32 (0.79%) SailPoint
13 29 (0.72%) Software Packaging
14 27 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
14 27 (0.67%) J2EE
15 25 (0.62%) LAMP
15 25 (0.62%) SAML
16 20 (0.50%) Kafka
17 18 (0.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 334 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 245 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
4 141 (3.50%) Clustering
5 134 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 131 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
7 121 (3.00%) Hedge funds
8 115 (2.85%) Fintech
9 99 (2.46%) PKI
10 96 (2.38%) iPhone
11 87 (2.16%) Blackberry
12 76 (1.89%) Public Cloud
13 71 (1.76%) Private Cloud
14 67 (1.66%) Replication
15 57 (1.41%) User Experience
16 56 (1.39%) iPad
17 54 (1.34%) Fat Client
17 54 (1.34%) Thin Client
18 53 (1.31%) Smartphone
19 48 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,229 (80.10%) Windows
2 1,668 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 982 (24.36%) Windows 10
4 804 (19.95%) Windows 7
5 691 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 630 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 618 (15.33%) Linux
8 178 (4.42%) Windows 8
9 167 (4.14%) Mac OS X
10 135 (3.35%) Apple iOS
11 125 (3.10%) Android
12 124 (3.08%) Unix
13 112 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 91 (2.26%) Mac OS
14 91 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 70 (1.74%) Windows XP
16 55 (1.36%) CentOS
17 42 (1.04%) Ubuntu
18 27 (0.67%) Solaris
19 26 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 932 (23.12%) ITIL
2 660 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 494 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
4 381 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
5 331 (8.21%) Migration
6 324 (8.04%) DevOps
7 201 (4.99%) Service Management
8 195 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 191 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 181 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
11 180 (4.47%) Computer Science
12 176 (4.37%) Project Management
13 163 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 158 (3.92%) Presales
15 148 (3.67%) Patch Management
16 146 (3.62%) Information Security
17 136 (3.37%) CRM
17 136 (3.37%) Mentoring
18 131 (3.25%) ITSM
18 131 (3.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 916 (22.72%) PowerShell
2 756 (18.75%) SQL
3 189 (4.69%) Java
4 183 (4.54%) Python
5 127 (3.15%) C#
6 114 (2.83%) Perl
7 110 (2.73%) Bash Shell
8 93 (2.31%) JavaScript
9 52 (1.29%) C
10 47 (1.17%) VB
11 45 (1.12%) VBScript
12 43 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 31 (0.77%) PHP
14 29 (0.72%) Ruby
15 23 (0.57%) T-SQL
16 21 (0.52%) Korn
17 14 (0.35%) Bourne shell
17 14 (0.35%) C++
18 8 (0.20%) R
18 8 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 466 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 378 (9.38%) Degree
3 297 (7.37%) MCSE
4 213 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
5 155 (3.85%) CCNA
6 127 (3.15%) MCP
7 122 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 118 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 113 (2.80%) MCSA
10 82 (2.03%) CCNP
11 80 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (1.41%) Security Cleared
13 46 (1.14%) MCITP
14 41 (1.02%) A+ Certification
15 40 (0.99%) SC Cleared
16 38 (0.94%) MCDST
17 35 (0.87%) CISSP
18 33 (0.82%) CCIE
19 32 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
20 28 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (6.10%) SLA
2 92 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (1.56%) GDPR
4 43 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 41 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 40 (0.99%) HIPAA
7 29 (0.72%) QA
8 25 (0.62%) PMO
9 20 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.20%) COBIT
11 6 (0.15%) HL7
11 6 (0.15%) ISO 22301
11 6 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 6 (0.15%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.050%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.050%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.025%) ISO 15022
13 1 (0.025%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 870 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 531 (13.17%) Hyper-V
3 272 (6.75%) XenApp
4 258 (6.40%) vSphere
5 140 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
6 133 (3.30%) XenDesktop
7 116 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
8 74 (1.84%) Docker
9 68 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
10 64 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
11 61 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 43 (1.07%) DFS Replication
13 42 (1.04%) XenServer
14 41 (1.02%) Terminal Services
15 33 (0.82%) BitLocker
15 33 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
16 25 (0.62%) NFS
17 21 (0.52%) Terminal Server
18 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 684 (16.97%) SCCM
2 244 (6.05%) Ansible
3 221 (5.48%) SCOM
4 193 (4.79%) Puppet
5 191 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 146 (3.62%) Backup Exec
7 111 (2.75%) Nagios
8 84 (2.08%) WSUS
9 79 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
10 78 (1.94%) Terraform
11 75 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
12 65 (1.61%) Kubernetes
13 57 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
13 57 (1.41%) vCenter Server
14 50 (1.24%) AirWatch
14 50 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
15 45 (1.12%) NetBackup
16 33 (0.82%) Salt
17 31 (0.77%) Mesos
18 28 (0.69%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 2,213 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 1,316 (32.65%) VMware
3 787 (19.52%) Citrix
4 648 (16.08%) Cisco
5 304 (7.54%) HP
6 196 (4.86%) NetApp
7 177 (4.39%) Dell
8 165 (4.09%) Apple
9 154 (3.82%) Google
10 147 (3.65%) EMC
11 119 (2.95%) Veeam
12 109 (2.70%) Oracle
13 102 (2.53%) Veritas
14 98 (2.43%) CheckPoint
14 98 (2.43%) Red Hat
15 91 (2.26%) Splunk
16 89 (2.21%) Palo Alto
17 77 (1.91%) Symantec
18 74 (1.84%) Avaya
19 73 (1.81%) Ivanti