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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1995 2633 3500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.90% 6.21% 8.22%
As % of the System Software category 47.69% 52.97% 64.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 2295 3048
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 4183 4971 5467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.37% 11.73% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3572 4325 4735
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -1 295 £42,535 -5.47% 56
Croydon -1 24 £23,000 -9.80% 1
Chessington +12 13 £24,000 -52.00%
West End of London +7 11 £47,000 +10.58% 6
Kingston Upon Thames -5 11 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Canary Wharf -17 9 £20,000 -31.03%
Dagenham - 9 £40,000 - 2
Twickenham +2 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Chiswick -6 6 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Westminster -7 6 £32,000 -
Brentford +3 5 £26,000 -45.26%
Southwark -1 5 £27,500 -14.06% 1
Hammersmith -8 5 £29,500 -44.33% 1
Upminster - 5 £21,500 -
Ealing +22 4 £33,523 -16.19%
Wimbledon +13 4 £34,750 +9.44% 1
Mayfair -1 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Bromley -6 4 £37,500 +8.28%
Feltham +5 3 £62,500 -
Hounslow -3 3 £42,500 -19.04%
Docklands, London -9 2 - -
Clapham - 2 £30,000 -
Barnet - 2 £31,582 -
Enfield +6 1 £19,000 -29.62%
Surbiton +4 1 £46,000 +11.51% 1
Wembley -2 1 £25,000 +26.58%
Uxbridge -4 1 £43,000 +21.12%
Ilford - 1 £25,000 -
Hendon - 1 £21,000 -
Hackney - 1 £30,000 -
Barking - 1 £23,000 - 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3294 (84.77%) Windows
2 2068 (53.22%) Microsoft
3 1745 (44.90%) Windows Server
4 1599 (41.15%) VMware
5 1042 (26.81%) MS Exchange
6 1020 (26.25%) Citrix
7 975 (25.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 955 (24.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 924 (23.78%) Windows 7
10 916 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 911 (23.44%) Finance
12 910 (23.42%) ITIL
13 908 (23.37%) MS Excel
14 835 (21.49%) Office 365
15 825 (21.23%) MS Office
16 757 (19.48%) DNS
17 728 (18.73%) Cisco
18 707 (18.19%) PowerShell
19 673 (17.32%) SQL Server
20 672 (17.29%) Firewall
21 644 (16.57%) Linux
22 598 (15.39%) SCCM
23 595 (15.31%) DHCP
24 564 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
25 543 (13.97%) SQL
26 541 (13.92%) TCP/IP
27 529 (13.61%) Hyper-V
28 496 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
29 448 (11.53%) Windows 10
30 441 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010

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 1042 (26.81%) MS Exchange
2 441 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 391 (10.06%) SharePoint
4 348 (8.96%) IIS
5 346 (8.90%) Skype for Business
6 331 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 135 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 111 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 89 (2.29%) Apache
10 78 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 71 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 67 (1.72%) Tomcat
13 50 (1.29%) Confluence
14 33 (0.85%) JBoss
14 33 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
15 31 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 25 (0.64%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.49%) IBM Notes
17 19 (0.49%) Site Server
18 16 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 908 (23.37%) MS Excel
2 825 (21.23%) MS Office
3 77 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.77%) MS Project
6 23 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.051%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.026%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.026%) InDesign
12 1 (0.026%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 27 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.31%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 7 (0.18%) Eikon
6 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.13%) Sage CRM
6 5 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
7 4 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.077%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.051%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.051%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.026%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.026%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.026%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.026%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 835 (21.49%) Office 365
2 496 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 350 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
4 85 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 75 (1.93%) IaaS
6 73 (1.88%) SaaS
7 64 (1.65%) Mimecast
8 59 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 57 (1.47%) PaaS
10 45 (1.16%) G Suite
11 36 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
12 34 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 31 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (0.72%) Amazon S3
15 24 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
16 20 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 13 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 10 (0.26%) OneDrive
19 8 (0.21%) Yammer
20 7 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 757 (19.48%) DNS
2 672 (17.29%) Firewall
3 595 (15.31%) DHCP
4 541 (13.92%) TCP/IP
5 421 (10.83%) SAN
6 411 (10.58%) LAN
7 363 (9.34%) WAN
8 337 (8.67%) VPN
9 218 (5.61%) VoIP
10 210 (5.40%) Skype
11 150 (3.86%) Internet
12 130 (3.35%) LDAP
13 123 (3.17%) Wireless
14 116 (2.99%) VLAN
15 104 (2.68%) NAS
16 96 (2.47%) iSCSI
17 95 (2.44%) Network Security
18 85 (2.19%) NetScaler
19 77 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
20 67 (1.72%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 673 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 108 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (1.24%) MySQL
6 47 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 38 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 31 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (0.46%) Big Data
14 16 (0.41%) GIS
15 15 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (0.33%) Relational Database
17 11 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
18 10 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 88 (2.26%) JIRA
2 60 (1.54%) MSI
3 52 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 47 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 38 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 34 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 31 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 7 (0.18%) Hudson
10 7 (0.18%) MorphX
11 6 (0.15%) InstallShield
11 6 (0.15%) Subversion
12 4 (0.10%) JUnit
13 3 (0.077%) Maven
13 3 (0.077%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.077%) NUnit
13 3 (0.077%) Oracle APEX
General
1 911 (23.44%) Finance
2 301 (7.75%) Banking
3 225 (5.79%) Legal
4 220 (5.66%) Law
5 150 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 135 (3.47%) Retail
7 74 (1.90%) Marketing
8 61 (1.57%) Back Office
9 44 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 41 (1.06%) Games
11 39 (1.00%) Advertising
12 33 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 33 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.69%) Publishing
14 17 (0.44%) Electronics
15 15 (0.39%) Front Office
16 11 (0.28%) Billing
17 10 (0.26%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.13%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.13%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 978 (25.17%) Analyst
2 586 (15.08%) Support Engineer
3 488 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 463 (11.91%) Support Analyst
5 401 (10.32%) IT Support
6 350 (9.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 324 (8.34%) Windows Engineer
8 306 (7.87%) Service Analyst
9 290 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 283 (7.28%) Administrator
11 277 (7.13%) Desktop Support
12 241 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 220 (5.66%) IT Engineer
14 217 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
15 212 (5.46%) IT Analyst
16 211 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
17 194 (4.99%) Systems Engineer
18 188 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support
19 181 (4.66%) VMware Engineer
20 179 (4.61%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (2.50%) Web Services
2 90 (2.32%) .NET
3 73 (1.88%) Software Packaging
4 67 (1.72%) XML
5 46 (1.18%) Middleware
6 41 (1.06%) HTML
7 26 (0.67%) SailPoint
8 25 (0.64%) SAML
9 22 (0.57%) JSON
10 21 (0.54%) CSS
11 16 (0.41%) LAMP
12 15 (0.39%) 802.1X
12 15 (0.39%) ASP.NET
13 14 (0.36%) jQuery
14 12 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (0.26%) J2EE
16 9 (0.23%) Ajax
16 9 (0.23%) SOAP
16 9 (0.23%) XACML
17 8 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 318 (8.18%) Data Centre
2 205 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 157 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 155 (3.99%) Hedge funds
6 146 (3.76%) Clustering
7 128 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 128 (3.29%) PKI
8 109 (2.80%) iPhone
9 78 (2.01%) Fat Client
9 78 (2.01%) Thin Client
10 75 (1.93%) Driving Licence
11 68 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
12 67 (1.72%) Smartphone
13 64 (1.65%) iPad
14 60 (1.54%) User Experience
15 49 (1.26%) Replication
16 44 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
17 39 (1.00%) Client/Server
18 38 (0.98%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3294 (84.77%) Windows
2 1745 (44.90%) Windows Server
3 975 (25.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 955 (24.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 924 (23.78%) Windows 7
6 644 (16.57%) Linux
7 448 (11.53%) Windows 10
8 284 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 259 (6.66%) Windows 8
10 254 (6.54%) Mac OS X
11 190 (4.89%) Windows XP
12 149 (3.83%) Android
12 149 (3.83%) Unix
13 117 (3.01%) Apple iOS
14 108 (2.78%) Mac OS
15 104 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 56 (1.44%) Ubuntu
17 49 (1.26%) Solaris
18 44 (1.13%) CentOS
19 28 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (23.42%) ITIL
2 232 (5.97%) Migration
3 187 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 179 (4.61%) Service Management
5 174 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (4.37%) Project Management
7 153 (3.94%) Service Delivery
8 147 (3.78%) Information Security
9 146 (3.76%) DevOps
10 140 (3.60%) High Availability
11 118 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
12 116 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 108 (2.78%) Configuration Management
14 104 (2.68%) Asset Management
15 101 (2.60%) ITIL V3
16 99 (2.55%) Incident Management
17 98 (2.52%) Change Management
17 98 (2.52%) Mentoring
18 95 (2.44%) Problem Management
19 91 (2.34%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 707 (18.19%) PowerShell
2 543 (13.97%) SQL
3 115 (2.96%) Python
4 93 (2.39%) Java
5 78 (2.01%) Perl
6 77 (1.98%) VB
7 76 (1.96%) C
8 60 (1.54%) JavaScript
9 57 (1.47%) C#
10 52 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 51 (1.31%) VBScript
12 49 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 29 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 26 (0.67%) Ruby
14 26 (0.67%) VBA
15 20 (0.51%) BeanShell
16 19 (0.49%) PHP
17 12 (0.31%) C++
18 7 (0.18%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 564 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 346 (8.90%) Degree
3 328 (8.44%) MCSE
4 250 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
5 184 (4.73%) CCNA
6 164 (4.22%) MCSA
7 151 (3.89%) MCP
8 114 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 109 (2.80%) MCITP
10 108 (2.78%) CISSP
11 100 (2.57%) CCNP
12 83 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
13 81 (2.08%) CISM
14 77 (1.98%) Security Cleared
15 43 (1.11%) SC Cleared
16 40 (1.03%) DV Cleared
17 28 (0.72%) MCDST
18 25 (0.64%) A+ Certification
18 25 (0.64%) AWS Certification
19 22 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (6.90%) SLA
2 102 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 55 (1.42%) QA
5 17 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.15%) COBIT
8 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.13%) MiFID
9 4 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.10%) SSAE 16
10 3 (0.077%) PMO
11 2 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.051%) EMIR
11 2 (0.051%) GDPR
11 2 (0.051%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.051%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.026%) DICOM
12 1 (0.026%) HL7
System Software
1 916 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 529 (13.61%) Hyper-V
3 379 (9.75%) XenApp
4 312 (8.03%) vSphere
5 179 (4.61%) XenDesktop
6 144 (3.71%) VMware ESX
7 99 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 79 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
9 69 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
10 54 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
11 53 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
12 47 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 47 (1.21%) XenServer
13 35 (0.90%) vCloud
14 34 (0.87%) Terminal Services
15 33 (0.85%) NFS
16 31 (0.80%) VMware Server
17 26 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 18 (0.46%) Docker
19 17 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 598 (15.39%) SCCM
2 162 (4.17%) SCOM
3 122 (3.14%) WSUS
4 86 (2.21%) Backup Exec
5 81 (2.08%) Ansible
6 78 (2.01%) Puppet
7 71 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 66 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
9 60 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 54 (1.39%) Nagios
10 54 (1.39%) NetBackup
11 35 (0.90%) AirWatch
12 32 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 29 (0.75%) FortiGate
14 26 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
14 26 (0.67%) XenMobile
15 25 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
16 23 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
17 22 (0.57%) Nessus
18 21 (0.54%) Simpana
Vendors
1 2068 (53.22%) Microsoft
2 1599 (41.15%) VMware
3 1020 (26.25%) Citrix
4 728 (18.73%) Cisco
5 308 (7.93%) HP
6 286 (7.36%) Apple
7 194 (4.99%) NetApp
8 146 (3.76%) Oracle
9 144 (3.71%) Bloomberg
9 144 (3.71%) Red Hat
10 140 (3.60%) EMC
11 130 (3.35%) Dell
12 119 (3.06%) Symantec
13 114 (2.93%) Google
14 110 (2.83%) Reuters
15 101 (2.60%) iManage
16 86 (2.21%) Juniper
17 79 (2.03%) CheckPoint
18 78 (2.01%) Veeam
19 77 (1.98%) Avaya
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Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £34,000 - £39,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Up to £55,000 + Bonus & Benefits!
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum To £43K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus and full benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
World First
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Over-time
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago