Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 39 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3,472 4,173 4,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.26% 6.14% 6.11%
As % of the System Software category 35.15% 39.80% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,034 3,651 3,963
London median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -2.27% +17.33%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.37% +4.29% -

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 9,879 10,485 9,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.80% 15.43% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,153 8,811 8,399
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -1 930 £43,000 +1.18% 155
South London -3 221 £36,000 +2.86% 37
West London -3 184 £40,000 +14.29% 92
East London +6 47 £30,000 +9.09% 40
North London +7 43 £28,750 -39.47% 16
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2,799 (80.62%) Windows
2 1,899 (54.69%) Office 365
3 1,878 (54.09%) Microsoft
4 1,362 (39.23%) Windows Server
5 1,147 (33.04%) VMware
6 1,104 (31.80%) Azure
7 1,023 (29.46%) Windows 10
8 828 (23.85%) DNS
9 807 (23.24%) Finance
10 788 (22.70%) Microsoft Office
11 752 (21.66%) PowerShell
12 700 (20.16%) Windows 7
13 696 (20.05%) DHCP
14 679 (19.56%) Citrix
15 670 (19.30%) ITIL
16 647 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 639 (18.40%) SCCM
18 609 (17.54%) MS Exchange
19 548 (15.78%) Firewall
20 542 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
21 533 (15.35%) Cisco
22 510 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 449 (12.93%) TCP/IP
24 448 (12.90%) AWS
25 441 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
26 440 (12.67%) SQL Server
26 440 (12.67%) SQL
27 427 (12.30%) Hyper-V
28 424 (12.21%) Azure Active Directory
29 407 (11.72%) 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
1 609 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 388 (11.18%) SharePoint
3 257 (7.40%) Skype for Business
4 215 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 190 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 154 (4.44%) IIS
7 55 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 37 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (0.95%) IBM Notes
10 30 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (0.75%) CMS
14 25 (0.72%) Apache
15 16 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (0.43%) IBM Domino
17 13 (0.37%) Confluence
17 13 (0.37%) OpenStack
18 12 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 10 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 788 (22.70%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 78 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
8 6 (0.17%) Maya
8 6 (0.17%) MODO
8 6 (0.17%) NUKE
9 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.029%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.029%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.029%) Revit
10 1 (0.029%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 58 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
3 13 (0.37%) Elite 3E
4 10 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.23%) Eikon
6 7 (0.20%) Q-Pulse
6 7 (0.20%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.086%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.029%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.029%) Relativity
8 1 (0.029%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.029%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.029%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.029%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.029%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,899 (54.69%) Office 365
2 1,104 (31.80%) Azure
3 448 (12.90%) AWS
4 424 (12.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 136 (3.92%) OneDrive
6 126 (3.63%) IaaS
7 95 (2.74%) SaaS
8 66 (1.90%) PaaS
9 55 (1.58%) G Suite
10 47 (1.35%) Power Platform
11 44 (1.27%) Mimecast
12 40 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 33 (0.95%) GCP
15 32 (0.92%) Amazon S3
15 32 (0.92%) Serverless
16 29 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
17 28 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
18 27 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 23 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 828 (23.85%) DNS
2 696 (20.05%) DHCP
3 548 (15.78%) Firewall
4 449 (12.93%) TCP/IP
5 366 (10.54%) LAN
6 352 (10.14%) WAN
7 292 (8.41%) Skype
8 286 (8.24%) VPN
9 240 (6.91%) SAN
10 212 (6.11%) VoIP
11 161 (4.64%) Wireless
12 113 (3.25%) Network Security
13 97 (2.79%) VLAN
14 80 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
15 79 (2.28%) NAS
16 77 (2.22%) Internet
17 66 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
18 65 (1.87%) iSCSI
19 56 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
19 56 (1.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 67 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 39 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (1.09%) Power BI
6 31 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 30 (0.86%) MySQL
8 25 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 23 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (0.60%) SQL Server 2017
12 19 (0.55%) Big Data
12 19 (0.55%) Data Lake
13 18 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (0.46%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.37%) Relational Database
16 10 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 76 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 73 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 49 (1.41%) TeamCity
4 47 (1.35%) JIRA
5 43 (1.24%) MSI
6 40 (1.15%) NUnit
7 39 (1.12%) Bitbucket Server
8 35 (1.01%) SpecFlow
9 34 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 29 (0.84%) InstallShield
11 27 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (0.75%) JUnit
13 23 (0.66%) Visual Studio
14 21 (0.60%) Subversion
15 19 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
17 13 (0.37%) GitLab
18 11 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 8 (0.23%) Bitbucket
20 6 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 807 (23.24%) Finance
2 172 (4.95%) Law
3 138 (3.97%) Banking
4 104 (3.00%) Legal
5 98 (2.82%) Retail
5 98 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 43 (1.24%) Marketing
7 32 (0.92%) Games
8 27 (0.78%) Back Office
9 26 (0.75%) Advertising
9 26 (0.75%) Public Sector
10 20 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 16 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.32%) Billing
13 9 (0.26%) Front Office
14 8 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.23%) Publishing
15 5 (0.14%) French Language
15 5 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 845 (24.34%) Analyst
2 486 (14.00%) Support Analyst
3 482 (13.88%) Support Engineer
4 462 (13.31%) IT Support
5 413 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 320 (9.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 312 (8.99%) IT Analyst
8 247 (7.11%) IT Engineer
9 227 (6.54%) Desktop Support
10 217 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
11 201 (5.79%) Service Analyst
12 182 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
12 182 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
13 180 (5.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 170 (4.90%) Administrator
15 151 (4.35%) Architect
15 151 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
16 141 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
17 136 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 125 (3.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (3.25%) .NET
2 79 (2.28%) Web Services
3 75 (2.16%) LDAP
4 68 (1.96%) XML
5 65 (1.87%) JSON
6 44 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 42 (1.21%) ASP.NET
8 35 (1.01%) REST
9 34 (0.98%) Gherkin
10 33 (0.95%) .NET Framework
11 20 (0.58%) HTML
12 19 (0.55%) CSS
13 17 (0.49%) Kafka
13 17 (0.49%) Middleware
13 17 (0.49%) Software Packaging
14 16 (0.46%) COM
14 16 (0.46%) Node.js
15 14 (0.40%) Apache Flex
15 14 (0.40%) SAML
16 13 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 234 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 202 (5.82%) Data Centre
3 201 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
5 115 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 97 (2.79%) Clustering
6 97 (2.79%) iPhone
7 88 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 79 (2.28%) Blackberry
9 72 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 67 (1.93%) Replication
11 66 (1.90%) Smartphone
12 54 (1.56%) User Experience
13 47 (1.35%) Fat Client
13 47 (1.35%) iPad
13 47 (1.35%) Thin Client
14 44 (1.27%) Driving Licence
15 41 (1.18%) PKI
16 30 (0.86%) Private Cloud
17 26 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,799 (80.62%) Windows
2 1,362 (39.23%) Windows Server
3 1,023 (29.46%) Windows 10
4 700 (20.16%) Windows 7
5 542 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 400 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 360 (10.37%) Linux
8 158 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 141 (4.06%) Android
10 137 (3.95%) Mac OS
11 113 (3.25%) Mac OS X
12 98 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 94 (2.71%) Apple iOS
14 89 (2.56%) Unix
15 36 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (0.69%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.66%) Windows XP
18 21 (0.60%) Solaris
19 17 (0.49%) Windows Vista
20 14 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (19.30%) ITIL
2 510 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 407 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
4 331 (9.53%) Migration
5 220 (6.34%) DevOps
6 193 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 191 (5.50%) Service Management
8 190 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
9 179 (5.16%) Change Management
10 175 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 174 (5.01%) Project Management
12 173 (4.98%) Mobile Device Management
13 147 (4.23%) Time Management
14 143 (4.12%) Asset Management
15 123 (3.54%) Information Security
16 119 (3.43%) Configuration Management
17 110 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 110 (3.17%) Incident Management
18 106 (3.05%) Fintech
19 104 (3.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 752 (21.66%) PowerShell
2 440 (12.67%) SQL
3 119 (3.43%) Python
4 84 (2.42%) C#
5 69 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 65 (1.87%) Java
7 52 (1.50%) C
8 45 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 44 (1.27%) VBScript
10 41 (1.18%) Ruby
11 36 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 24 (0.69%) VB
12 24 (0.69%) VBA
13 21 (0.60%) Perl
14 20 (0.58%) Go
14 20 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.49%) PHP
16 9 (0.26%) C++
16 9 (0.26%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.17%) Ada
Qualifications
1 441 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (8.47%) Degree
3 267 (7.69%) MCSE
4 178 (5.13%) MCSA
5 165 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (3.95%) CCNA
7 124 (3.57%) MCP
8 92 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 74 (2.13%) MCITP
10 61 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
11 55 (1.58%) Security Cleared
12 52 (1.50%) A+ Certification
13 46 (1.32%) CCNP
14 42 (1.21%) CISSP
14 42 (1.21%) SC Cleared
15 39 (1.12%) DBS Check
16 34 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
17 30 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
18 26 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 26 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (7.23%) SLA
2 64 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.21%) GDPR
4 31 (0.89%) QA
5 19 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.32%) NIST
8 10 (0.29%) COBIT
9 8 (0.23%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.14%) PMO
11 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.12%) MiFID
12 3 (0.086%) EMIR
12 3 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.058%) ITGC
13 2 (0.058%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.058%) SEPA
14 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
System Software
1 647 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 427 (12.30%) Hyper-V
3 271 (7.81%) XenApp
4 199 (5.73%) vSphere
5 182 (5.24%) XenDesktop
6 171 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
7 74 (2.13%) Docker
8 68 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 58 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
10 53 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
11 49 (1.41%) BitLocker
12 34 (0.98%) Firmware
13 33 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 30 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 21 (0.60%) NFS
16 17 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
17 14 (0.40%) VMware Server
18 13 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 12 (0.35%) Terminal Services
19 12 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 639 (18.40%) SCCM
2 162 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 104 (3.00%) Ansible
4 95 (2.74%) SCOM
5 71 (2.04%) WSUS
6 60 (1.73%) Kubernetes
6 60 (1.73%) Terraform
7 52 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 52 (1.50%) Puppet
8 41 (1.18%) AirWatch
9 40 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
10 38 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (0.92%) SCVMM
12 30 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
12 30 (0.86%) vCenter Server
13 23 (0.66%) Nessus
13 23 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
14 20 (0.58%) FortiGate
15 19 (0.55%) PowerCLI
15 19 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,878 (54.09%) Microsoft
2 1,147 (33.04%) VMware
3 679 (19.56%) Citrix
4 533 (15.35%) Cisco
5 182 (5.24%) HP
6 153 (4.41%) Apple
6 153 (4.41%) Dell
7 130 (3.74%) Veeam
8 124 (3.57%) Oracle
9 111 (3.20%) ServiceNow
10 90 (2.59%) Meraki
11 68 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 60 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 58 (1.67%) Bloomberg
14 56 (1.61%) Avaya
14 56 (1.61%) EMC
15 55 (1.58%) Adobe
16 53 (1.53%) NetApp
17 52 (1.50%) SolarWinds
18 50 (1.44%) Google