Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4,493 4,496 5,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.28% 6.16% 6.38%
As % of the System Software category 41.31% 46.80% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,932 3,927 4,652
London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,432
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +10.58% -3.92%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -2.78%

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 10,877 9,607 10,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.20% 13.15% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9,052 8,196 9,092
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -7 1,064 £43,500 +1.16% 98
West London +5 303 £35,000 -6.67% 65
South London +2 220 £32,000 +0.79% 12
East London -6 83 £26,500 -21.48% 21
North London -13 25 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 3,626 (80.70%) Windows
2 2,487 (55.35%) Microsoft
3 1,798 (40.02%) Windows Server
4 1,719 (38.26%) Office 365
5 1,686 (37.53%) VMware
6 1,149 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 1,035 (23.04%) ITIL
8 1,026 (22.84%) DNS
9 1,025 (22.81%) MS Exchange
10 1,014 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,011 (22.50%) Finance
12 996 (22.17%) Microsoft Office
13 961 (21.39%) Windows 7
14 941 (20.94%) Citrix
15 902 (20.08%) Windows 10
16 887 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 886 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 863 (19.21%) PowerShell
19 839 (18.67%) DHCP
20 823 (18.32%) Firewall
21 717 (15.96%) Linux
22 712 (15.85%) SQL
23 700 (15.58%) SCCM
24 665 (14.80%) Hyper-V
25 644 (14.33%) Cisco
26 607 (13.51%) SQL Server
27 582 (12.95%) TCP/IP
28 577 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
29 553 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
30 533 (11.86%) LAN

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 1,025 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 407 (9.06%) SharePoint
3 400 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 303 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 301 (6.70%) Skype for Business
6 253 (5.63%) IIS
7 132 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 104 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 101 (2.25%) Apache
10 80 (1.78%) Confluence
11 60 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 49 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 46 (1.02%) Tomcat
14 37 (0.82%) IBM Notes
15 32 (0.71%) nginx
16 23 (0.51%) CMS
17 21 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
19 18 (0.40%) Apache Spark
20 14 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 996 (22.17%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.089%) Stata
10 3 (0.067%) Maya
11 2 (0.045%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.045%) NUKE
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.022%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.022%) InDesign
12 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.022%) Revit
12 1 (0.022%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 40 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 40 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.40%) Eikon
3 14 (0.31%) Concordance
3 14 (0.31%) Elite 3E
3 14 (0.31%) Relativity
4 13 (0.29%) Scribe Insight
5 11 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.18%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
7 6 (0.13%) ReMetrica
8 4 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.089%) Orchard Housing
9 3 (0.067%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.067%) Ringtail
10 2 (0.045%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.045%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.045%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,719 (38.26%) Office 365
2 1,149 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 553 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
4 261 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 218 (4.85%) IaaS
6 136 (3.03%) PaaS
7 121 (2.69%) Mimecast
8 99 (2.20%) SaaS
9 71 (1.58%) OneDrive
10 62 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
11 53 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 53 (1.18%) G Suite
12 50 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 50 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 48 (1.07%) Amazon S3
14 36 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 36 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (0.60%) Slack
16 26 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 25 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,026 (22.84%) DNS
2 839 (18.67%) DHCP
3 823 (18.32%) Firewall
4 582 (12.95%) TCP/IP
5 533 (11.86%) LAN
6 508 (11.31%) SAN
7 489 (10.88%) VPN
8 477 (10.62%) WAN
9 262 (5.83%) Skype
10 183 (4.07%) VLAN
11 154 (3.43%) VoIP
12 146 (3.25%) NAS
13 134 (2.98%) Wireless
14 125 (2.78%) Internet
15 120 (2.67%) Network Security
16 103 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
17 100 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
18 98 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
19 80 (1.78%) Kerberos
20 79 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 89 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (1.74%) MySQL
4 69 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 47 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
8 46 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 44 (0.98%) Big Data
9 44 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 38 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
13 30 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.38%) NoSQL
16 16 (0.36%) Apache Hive
16 16 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 14 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 157 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 135 (3.00%) JIRA
3 127 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 105 (2.34%) TeamCity
5 88 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 71 (1.58%) Visual Studio
7 59 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 52 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (0.62%) MSI
10 27 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 25 (0.56%) MSBuild
12 23 (0.51%) Subversion
13 22 (0.49%) Cucumber
13 22 (0.49%) NUnit
13 22 (0.49%) SpecFlow
14 20 (0.45%) JUnit
15 17 (0.38%) CruiseControl
15 17 (0.38%) Fiddler
16 16 (0.36%) InstallShield
17 9 (0.20%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,011 (22.50%) Finance
2 256 (5.70%) Law
3 230 (5.12%) Banking
4 218 (4.85%) Legal
5 111 (2.47%) Advertising
5 111 (2.47%) Retail
6 104 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 78 (1.74%) Games
8 75 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 73 (1.62%) Marketing
10 36 (0.80%) Billing
11 34 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.69%) Back Office
13 24 (0.53%) German Language
14 23 (0.51%) French Language
15 19 (0.42%) Publishing
16 18 (0.40%) Manufacturing
17 16 (0.36%) Front Office
18 8 (0.18%) Italian Language
19 5 (0.11%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 931 (20.72%) Analyst
2 726 (16.16%) Support Engineer
3 600 (13.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 477 (10.62%) Support Analyst
5 451 (10.04%) IT Support
6 395 (8.79%) Desktop Support
7 350 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 295 (6.57%) IT Engineer
9 287 (6.39%) Service Analyst
10 254 (5.65%) Architect
11 246 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
12 237 (5.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 237 (5.27%) IT Analyst
13 236 (5.25%) Administrator
14 233 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
15 221 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
16 192 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
17 191 (4.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 189 (4.21%) Consultant
19 177 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (4.85%) Web Services
2 157 (3.49%) LDAP
3 153 (3.41%) .NET
4 82 (1.83%) HTML
5 78 (1.74%) XML
6 72 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 68 (1.51%) REST
8 62 (1.38%) ASP.NET
9 52 (1.16%) SAML
10 51 (1.14%) CSS
11 43 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 43 (0.96%) Software Packaging
12 39 (0.87%) OAuth
13 38 (0.85%) OpenID
14 37 (0.82%) JSON
15 33 (0.73%) WCF
16 26 (0.58%) 802.1X
16 26 (0.58%) Middleware
17 24 (0.53%) AngularJS
18 22 (0.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 281 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 258 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 170 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
5 162 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 149 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 123 (2.74%) Hedge funds
8 119 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
9 117 (2.60%) iPhone
10 116 (2.58%) Clustering
11 108 (2.40%) iPad
12 84 (1.87%) Public Cloud
13 79 (1.76%) PKI
13 79 (1.76%) Replication
14 74 (1.65%) Driving Licence
15 71 (1.58%) User Experience
16 68 (1.51%) Fintech
17 65 (1.45%) Private Cloud
18 59 (1.31%) Fat Client
18 59 (1.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3,626 (80.70%) Windows
2 1,798 (40.02%) Windows Server
3 961 (21.39%) Windows 7
4 902 (20.08%) Windows 10
5 887 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 886 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 717 (15.96%) Linux
8 276 (6.14%) Mac OS X
9 214 (4.76%) Android
10 212 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 193 (4.30%) Unix
12 151 (3.36%) Mac OS
13 146 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 142 (3.16%) Apple iOS
15 100 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 93 (2.07%) Windows XP
17 51 (1.14%) Solaris
18 41 (0.91%) CentOS
19 40 (0.89%) Ubuntu
20 26 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,035 (23.04%) ITIL
2 524 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
3 338 (7.52%) Migration
4 318 (7.08%) DevOps
5 276 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 268 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (4.61%) Project Management
8 181 (4.03%) Service Management
9 180 (4.01%) Information Security
9 180 (4.01%) Service Delivery
10 173 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
11 150 (3.34%) ITSM
12 141 (3.14%) Incident Management
12 141 (3.14%) Mentoring
13 139 (3.09%) Time Management
14 138 (3.07%) Change Management
14 138 (3.07%) Continuous Integration
15 135 (3.00%) Patch Management
16 133 (2.96%) Identity Access Management
17 130 (2.89%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 863 (19.21%) PowerShell
2 712 (15.85%) SQL
3 157 (3.49%) C#
4 130 (2.89%) Python
5 108 (2.40%) Java
6 100 (2.23%) Bash Shell
7 78 (1.74%) JavaScript
8 73 (1.62%) Perl
9 71 (1.58%) C
10 62 (1.38%) T-SQL
11 60 (1.34%) VBScript
12 54 (1.20%) VB
13 44 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 31 (0.69%) Ruby
15 23 (0.51%) PHP
16 19 (0.42%) C++
17 9 (0.20%) VBA
18 8 (0.18%) Bourne shell
18 8 (0.18%) Korn
18 8 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 577 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 415 (9.24%) Degree
3 400 (8.90%) MCSE
4 238 (5.30%) MCSA
5 171 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 158 (3.52%) MCP
7 125 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 120 (2.67%) CCNA
9 117 (2.60%) MCITP
10 108 (2.40%) DBS Check
11 82 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 79 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
13 74 (1.65%) MCTS
14 68 (1.51%) CISSP
15 48 (1.07%) CCNP
16 45 (1.00%) Security Cleared
17 38 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 36 (0.80%) MCDST
19 35 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
20 33 (0.73%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (6.32%) SLA
2 86 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.18%) GDPR
4 46 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.80%) PMO
6 33 (0.73%) QA
7 28 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (0.27%) COBIT
9 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.089%) DICOM
11 4 (0.089%) GCP
11 4 (0.089%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.089%) HL7
12 3 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.045%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.022%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.022%) GMP
System Software
1 1,014 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 665 (14.80%) Hyper-V
3 318 (7.08%) XenApp
4 227 (5.05%) vSphere
5 209 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 191 (4.25%) XenDesktop
7 124 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
8 114 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 73 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 69 (1.54%) Docker
11 66 (1.47%) XenServer
12 58 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
13 46 (1.02%) DFS Replication
14 42 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
15 30 (0.67%) BitLocker
16 29 (0.65%) Terminal Services
17 26 (0.58%) Firmware
18 19 (0.42%) VMware NSX
19 18 (0.40%) MetaFrame
20 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 700 (15.58%) SCCM
2 159 (3.54%) SCOM
3 143 (3.18%) Puppet
4 113 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 106 (2.36%) Ansible
6 105 (2.34%) WSUS
7 104 (2.31%) Backup Exec
8 97 (2.16%) AirWatch
9 92 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 92 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
10 85 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
11 58 (1.29%) SCOrch
11 58 (1.29%) vCenter Server
12 43 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
13 35 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
14 33 (0.73%) Nagios
15 32 (0.71%) Terraform
16 29 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 27 (0.60%) SCVMM
18 25 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,487 (55.35%) Microsoft
2 1,686 (37.53%) VMware
3 941 (20.94%) Citrix
4 644 (14.33%) Cisco
5 416 (9.26%) Apple
6 322 (7.17%) HP
7 206 (4.58%) NetApp
8 187 (4.16%) Veeam
9 171 (3.81%) Oracle
10 169 (3.76%) Google
11 139 (3.09%) Bloomberg
12 133 (2.96%) Red Hat
13 131 (2.92%) Dell
14 121 (2.69%) Reuters
15 111 (2.47%) EMC
16 109 (2.43%) ServiceNow
17 100 (2.23%) Ivanti
18 91 (2.03%) Symantec
19 89 (1.98%) Avaya
20 79 (1.76%) Adobe