Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4,315 4,654 4,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.39% 6.13% 5.95%
As % of the System Software category 40.13% 46.23% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,779 4,071 3,938
London median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.99% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
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 10,752 10,068 9,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.92% 13.27% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,008 8,540 8,066
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 1,062 £42,500 -5.56% 139
West London -4 242 £37,500 - 83
South London +3 215 £37,500 +33.93% 20
East London -6 92 £30,000 -14.29% 30
North London -1 39 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 3,478 (80.60%) Windows
2 2,423 (56.15%) Microsoft
3 1,827 (42.34%) Windows Server
4 1,773 (41.09%) Office 365
5 1,460 (33.84%) VMware
6 1,191 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 1,042 (24.15%) MS Exchange
8 1,022 (23.68%) ITIL
9 1,010 (23.41%) Microsoft Office
10 1,003 (23.24%) Finance
11 986 (22.85%) Windows 10
12 972 (22.53%) DNS
13 929 (21.53%) PowerShell
14 918 (21.27%) Citrix
15 885 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 878 (20.35%) Windows 7
17 858 (19.88%) Firewall
18 761 (17.64%) SCCM
19 747 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
20 745 (17.27%) SQL
21 743 (17.22%) DHCP
22 735 (17.03%) Windows Server 2008
23 685 (15.87%) Linux
24 680 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 620 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
26 613 (14.21%) TCP/IP
27 586 (13.58%) Cisco
28 556 (12.89%) SQL Server
28 556 (12.89%) Hyper-V
29 512 (11.87%) 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 1,042 (24.15%) MS Exchange
2 402 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 336 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 278 (6.44%) IIS
5 250 (5.79%) Skype for Business
6 249 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 105 (2.43%) Confluence
8 91 (2.11%) Apache
9 86 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 70 (1.62%) Tomcat
11 51 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 39 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 36 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
14 34 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 29 (0.67%) IBM Notes
16 25 (0.58%) CMS
17 23 (0.53%) JBoss
17 23 (0.53%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
18 22 (0.51%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1,010 (23.41%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.046%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.046%) Maya
9 2 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.023%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 54 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.32%) Scribe Insight
4 13 (0.30%) Concordance
4 13 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.30%) Relativity
5 10 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
6 9 (0.21%) Eikon
6 9 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
6 9 (0.21%) ReMetrica
7 8 (0.19%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.12%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.070%) Carpe Diem
10 3 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.046%) Bankmaster
11 2 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.046%) Lawson
11 2 (0.046%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,773 (41.09%) Office 365
2 1,191 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 620 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
4 272 (6.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 168 (3.89%) IaaS
6 165 (3.82%) SaaS
7 156 (3.62%) PaaS
8 117 (2.71%) Mimecast
9 102 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 85 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
11 71 (1.65%) Amazon S3
12 60 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 55 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 53 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
15 45 (1.04%) G Suite
16 41 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 41 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
16 41 (0.95%) OneDrive
17 33 (0.76%) Serverless
18 24 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 972 (22.53%) DNS
2 858 (19.88%) Firewall
3 743 (17.22%) DHCP
4 613 (14.21%) TCP/IP
5 455 (10.54%) SAN
6 453 (10.50%) LAN
7 413 (9.57%) VPN
8 408 (9.46%) WAN
9 239 (5.54%) Skype
10 191 (4.43%) VLAN
11 190 (4.40%) Internet
12 188 (4.36%) VoIP
13 128 (2.97%) Network Security
14 124 (2.87%) NAS
15 120 (2.78%) Wireless
16 114 (2.64%) Remote Desktop
17 107 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
18 89 (2.06%) Unified Communications
19 75 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
20 71 (1.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 85 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
3 68 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 56 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 52 (1.21%) MySQL
7 50 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (1.07%) Big Data
9 44 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 40 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
12 35 (0.81%) Oracle Database
13 34 (0.79%) Hadoop
14 31 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 30 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (0.53%) NoSQL
16 23 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 172 (3.99%) Git (software)
2 170 (3.94%) JIRA
3 167 (3.87%) Jenkins
4 131 (3.04%) TeamCity
5 79 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 70 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 47 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 45 (1.04%) NUnit
9 44 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 39 (0.90%) MSI
11 38 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 34 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
14 25 (0.58%) JUnit
15 16 (0.37%) InstallShield
16 15 (0.35%) Hudson
17 13 (0.30%) MSBuild
17 13 (0.30%) Subversion
18 12 (0.28%) GitLab
19 10 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 1,003 (23.24%) Finance
2 294 (6.81%) Banking
3 266 (6.16%) Law
4 213 (4.94%) Legal
5 139 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 117 (2.71%) Retail
7 96 (2.22%) Advertising
8 89 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 67 (1.55%) Games
10 65 (1.51%) Marketing
11 30 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.49%) Back Office
13 20 (0.46%) French Language
14 18 (0.42%) Publishing
15 13 (0.30%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.28%) German Language
17 8 (0.19%) Front Office
17 8 (0.19%) Local Government
17 8 (0.19%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 868 (20.12%) Analyst
2 729 (16.89%) Support Engineer
3 558 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 500 (11.59%) IT Support
5 446 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 378 (8.76%) Desktop Support
7 314 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 307 (7.11%) IT Engineer
9 261 (6.05%) Administrator
9 261 (6.05%) Service Analyst
10 246 (5.70%) IT Analyst
11 239 (5.54%) Architect
12 236 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
13 215 (4.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 198 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
15 194 (4.50%) IT Support Engineer
16 180 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
17 179 (4.15%) IT Support Analyst
18 167 (3.87%) Desktop Engineer
19 166 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (4.87%) Web Services
2 169 (3.92%) .NET
3 123 (2.85%) LDAP
4 75 (1.74%) XML
5 70 (1.62%) JSON
6 64 (1.48%) HTML
7 63 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 62 (1.44%) REST
9 51 (1.18%) CSS
10 49 (1.14%) ASP.NET
11 45 (1.04%) Gherkin
12 43 (1.00%) Software Packaging
13 32 (0.74%) 802.1X
14 30 (0.70%) SAML
15 27 (0.63%) SailPoint
16 26 (0.60%) jQuery
17 24 (0.56%) J2EE
18 23 (0.53%) LAMP
19 21 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
20 20 (0.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 330 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 256 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
4 141 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 132 (3.06%) Clustering
6 124 (2.87%) Fintech
7 123 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
8 121 (2.80%) Hedge funds
9 108 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 103 (2.39%) Blackberry
11 101 (2.34%) Public Cloud
12 100 (2.32%) iPhone
13 99 (2.29%) PKI
14 68 (1.58%) iPad
15 67 (1.55%) Private Cloud
16 65 (1.51%) Replication
16 65 (1.51%) User Experience
17 61 (1.41%) Fat Client
17 61 (1.41%) Thin Client
18 57 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3,478 (80.60%) Windows
2 1,827 (42.34%) Windows Server
3 986 (22.85%) Windows 10
4 878 (20.35%) Windows 7
5 747 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 735 (17.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 685 (15.87%) Linux
8 233 (5.40%) Mac OS X
9 171 (3.96%) Windows 8
10 153 (3.55%) Apple iOS
11 145 (3.36%) Unix
12 132 (3.06%) Android
13 122 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 114 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 113 (2.62%) Mac OS
16 75 (1.74%) Windows XP
17 55 (1.27%) CentOS
18 36 (0.83%) Ubuntu
19 35 (0.81%) Solaris
20 28 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,022 (23.68%) ITIL
2 680 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 512 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
4 364 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
5 349 (8.09%) Migration
6 315 (7.30%) DevOps
7 258 (5.98%) Project Management
8 243 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 212 (4.91%) Service Management
10 179 (4.15%) Service Delivery
11 173 (4.01%) Patch Management
12 159 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
12 159 (3.68%) Information Security
13 152 (3.52%) Time Management
14 150 (3.48%) ITSM
15 148 (3.43%) Mentoring
16 143 (3.31%) Presales
17 139 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 132 (3.06%) Mobile Device Management
19 129 (2.99%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 929 (21.53%) PowerShell
2 745 (17.27%) SQL
3 189 (4.38%) Java
4 184 (4.26%) Python
5 132 (3.06%) C#
6 106 (2.46%) Perl
7 100 (2.32%) Bash Shell
8 98 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 53 (1.23%) C
9 53 (1.23%) VBScript
10 50 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 46 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 43 (1.00%) VB
13 40 (0.93%) PHP
13 40 (0.93%) Ruby
14 24 (0.56%) C++
15 23 (0.53%) Korn
16 16 (0.37%) Bourne shell
17 12 (0.28%) VBA
18 8 (0.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 487 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 352 (8.16%) Degree
3 332 (7.69%) MCSE
4 195 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 147 (3.41%) MCSA
5 147 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 138 (3.20%) CCNA
7 134 (3.11%) MCP
8 96 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 85 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 69 (1.60%) CCNP
11 68 (1.58%) MCITP
12 56 (1.30%) Security Cleared
13 52 (1.21%) DBS Check
14 43 (1.00%) CISSP
15 37 (0.86%) MCTS
16 36 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
16 36 (0.83%) MCDST
17 35 (0.81%) CCIE
18 34 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (6.14%) SLA
2 89 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (1.32%) GDPR
4 50 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.76%) PMO
6 32 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 31 (0.72%) QA
8 24 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (0.49%) HIPAA
10 13 (0.30%) COBIT
11 5 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.093%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.070%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.046%) DICOM
14 2 (0.046%) HL7
14 2 (0.046%) ISAE 3402
15 1 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 885 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 556 (12.89%) Hyper-V
3 321 (7.44%) XenApp
4 239 (5.54%) vSphere
5 177 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
6 162 (3.75%) XenDesktop
7 126 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
8 87 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 81 (1.88%) Docker
10 70 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
11 65 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 55 (1.27%) XenServer
13 47 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
14 46 (1.07%) Terminal Services
15 45 (1.04%) BitLocker
16 34 (0.79%) DFS Replication
17 26 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 22 (0.51%) Terminal Server
19 19 (0.44%) Firmware
20 16 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 761 (17.64%) SCCM
2 220 (5.10%) SCOM
3 204 (4.73%) Ansible
4 175 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
4 175 (4.06%) Puppet
5 118 (2.73%) Backup Exec
6 106 (2.46%) WSUS
7 94 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 92 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
9 86 (1.99%) Nagios
10 72 (1.67%) Terraform
11 57 (1.32%) vCenter Server
12 55 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
13 54 (1.25%) AirWatch
14 51 (1.18%) Kubernetes
15 39 (0.90%) NetBackup
16 32 (0.74%) Salt
17 31 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
18 30 (0.70%) ZABBIX
19 29 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 2,423 (56.15%) Microsoft
2 1,460 (33.84%) VMware
3 918 (21.27%) Citrix
4 586 (13.58%) Cisco
5 269 (6.23%) Apple
6 266 (6.16%) HP
7 180 (4.17%) Google
8 166 (3.85%) NetApp
9 153 (3.55%) Veeam
10 146 (3.38%) Dell
11 141 (3.27%) Red Hat
12 131 (3.04%) Oracle
13 121 (2.80%) EMC
14 110 (2.55%) Ivanti
15 101 (2.34%) Adobe
16 84 (1.95%) Bloomberg
17 82 (1.90%) CheckPoint
18 74 (1.71%) SolarWinds
19 72 (1.67%) Remedy
19 72 (1.67%) Symantec