Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 45 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4,277 3,846 5,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.12% 5.56% 6.34%
As % of the System Software category 44.43% 46.40% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,826 3,322 4,754
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,626 8,289 9,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.77% 11.99% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,186 7,047 8,452
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +6.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 February 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 19 February 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 0 1,044 £47,500 +14.46% 126
West London +5 281 £35,000 - 79
South London -3 148 £28,000 -15.79% 15
East London +4 96 £32,250 +17.27% 30
North London +4 50 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 3,389 (79.24%) Windows
2 2,337 (54.64%) Microsoft
3 1,734 (40.54%) Windows Server
4 1,692 (39.56%) VMware
5 1,453 (33.97%) Office 365
6 1,099 (25.70%) Citrix
7 1,092 (25.53%) Finance
7 1,092 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1,030 (24.08%) ITIL
9 1,014 (23.71%) MS Exchange
10 980 (22.91%) Windows 7
11 968 (22.63%) Microsoft Office
12 864 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 852 (19.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 840 (19.64%) DNS
15 835 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 790 (18.47%) Cisco
17 783 (18.31%) Windows 10
18 762 (17.82%) SCCM
19 758 (17.72%) PowerShell
20 754 (17.63%) Firewall
21 722 (16.88%) DHCP
22 626 (14.64%) SQL
23 624 (14.59%) Microsoft Certification
24 597 (13.96%) SQL Server
25 528 (12.35%) Hyper-V
26 523 (12.23%) TCP/IP
27 521 (12.18%) SAN
28 487 (11.39%) Linux
29 486 (11.36%) WAN

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 1,014 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 432 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 388 (9.07%) Skype for Business
4 383 (8.95%) SharePoint
5 350 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 282 (6.59%) IIS
7 141 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 122 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 82 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 55 (1.29%) Apache
11 50 (1.17%) Confluence
12 46 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 43 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 36 (0.84%) CMS
15 34 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
16 28 (0.65%) IBM Notes
17 20 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
18 18 (0.42%) JBoss
19 16 (0.37%) nginx
20 12 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 968 (22.63%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.094%) Stata
9 3 (0.070%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.070%) Maya
10 2 (0.047%) InCopy
10 2 (0.047%) InDesign
10 2 (0.047%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.023%) HipChat
11 1 (0.023%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 64 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 33 (0.77%) Elite 3E
4 23 (0.54%) Eikon
5 16 (0.37%) Scribe Insight
6 15 (0.35%) Carpe Diem
7 9 (0.21%) HFM
7 9 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
9 6 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.070%) Maximo
11 3 (0.070%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.070%) ScheduALL
12 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.047%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.047%) Summit
13 1 (0.023%) Infor CRM
13 1 (0.023%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1,453 (33.97%) Office 365
2 852 (19.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 384 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
4 232 (5.42%) IaaS
5 223 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 143 (3.34%) PaaS
7 128 (2.99%) Mimecast
8 93 (2.17%) SaaS
9 82 (1.92%) OneDrive
10 49 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (0.72%) G Suite
13 29 (0.68%) GitHub
13 29 (0.68%) Serverless
14 28 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
15 26 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (0.44%) Amazon S3
18 18 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 16 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 840 (19.64%) DNS
2 754 (17.63%) Firewall
3 722 (16.88%) DHCP
4 523 (12.23%) TCP/IP
5 521 (12.18%) SAN
6 486 (11.36%) WAN
7 475 (11.11%) LAN
8 432 (10.10%) VPN
9 326 (7.62%) Skype
10 238 (5.56%) VoIP
11 205 (4.79%) VLAN
12 139 (3.25%) NAS
13 128 (2.99%) Internet
13 128 (2.99%) Wireless
14 106 (2.48%) Unified Communications
15 103 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
16 101 (2.36%) Network Security
17 89 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
18 86 (2.01%) MPLS
19 85 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 86 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (1.80%) MySQL
4 64 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 46 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 39 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 32 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 26 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
11 25 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 24 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 19 (0.44%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.40%) Big Data
16 17 (0.40%) Power BI
17 14 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 82 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 78 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 74 (1.73%) MSI
4 73 (1.71%) JIRA
5 72 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 66 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 36 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 26 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 25 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (0.47%) InstallShield
12 19 (0.44%) Subversion
13 15 (0.35%) JUnit
14 14 (0.33%) Maven
15 10 (0.23%) Metasploit
16 8 (0.19%) Vagrant
17 6 (0.14%) Psake
18 5 (0.12%) Fiddler
18 5 (0.12%) NUnit
18 5 (0.12%) Selenium
General
1 1,092 (25.53%) Finance
2 375 (8.77%) Law
3 290 (6.78%) Legal
4 274 (6.41%) Banking
5 128 (2.99%) Retail
6 100 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.01%) Advertising
8 70 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 58 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 58 (1.36%) Games
10 56 (1.31%) Back Office
11 42 (0.98%) Marketing
12 39 (0.91%) Publishing
13 33 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 26 (0.61%) Front Office
15 24 (0.56%) French Language
16 19 (0.44%) German Language
17 13 (0.30%) Manufacturing
18 12 (0.28%) Billing
19 11 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 946 (22.12%) Analyst
2 681 (15.92%) Support Engineer
3 516 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 483 (11.29%) Desktop Support
5 456 (10.66%) Support Analyst
6 404 (9.45%) IT Support
7 378 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 270 (6.31%) IT Analyst
8 270 (6.31%) Service Analyst
9 266 (6.22%) Desktop Engineer
10 251 (5.87%) Windows Engineer
11 242 (5.66%) Architect
12 232 (5.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 231 (5.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 230 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
15 218 (5.10%) IT Engineer
16 203 (4.75%) Administrator
17 198 (4.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 181 (4.23%) Consultant
19 180 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (4.72%) .NET
2 146 (3.41%) Web Services
3 134 (3.13%) LDAP
4 95 (2.22%) HTML
5 92 (2.15%) Software Packaging
6 58 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 55 (1.29%) ASP.NET
7 55 (1.29%) XML
8 51 (1.19%) AngularJS
9 43 (1.01%) REST
10 41 (0.96%) CSS
11 40 (0.94%) J2EE
12 35 (0.82%) .NET Framework
13 32 (0.75%) HTML5
14 31 (0.72%) Node.js
15 27 (0.63%) SailPoint
16 25 (0.58%) 802.1X
17 23 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (0.54%) SAML
17 23 (0.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 296 (6.92%) Data Centre
2 241 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 217 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 159 (3.72%) Hedge funds
5 151 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 147 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 144 (3.37%) Clustering
8 109 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
9 98 (2.29%) iPhone
10 92 (2.15%) Fat Client
10 92 (2.15%) Thin Client
11 85 (1.99%) iPad
12 81 (1.89%) User Experience
13 78 (1.82%) Smartphone
14 76 (1.78%) Replication
15 57 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
15 57 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
16 52 (1.22%) Driving Licence
17 49 (1.15%) Private Cloud
18 48 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,389 (79.24%) Windows
2 1,734 (40.54%) Windows Server
3 980 (22.91%) Windows 7
4 864 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 835 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 783 (18.31%) Windows 10
7 487 (11.39%) Linux
8 247 (5.78%) Mac OS X
9 202 (4.72%) Windows 8
10 185 (4.33%) Android
11 177 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 162 (3.79%) Unix
13 134 (3.13%) Apple iOS
14 120 (2.81%) Windows XP
15 97 (2.27%) Mac OS
16 68 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 51 (1.19%) CentOS
18 47 (1.10%) Ubuntu
19 38 (0.89%) Windows Phone
20 23 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,030 (24.08%) ITIL
2 373 (8.72%) Migration
3 256 (5.99%) Service Delivery
4 236 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (5.35%) Service Management
6 208 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 190 (4.44%) DevOps
8 184 (4.30%) Asset Management
9 157 (3.67%) Project Management
10 156 (3.65%) Incident Management
11 143 (3.34%) Information Security
12 140 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 137 (3.20%) Change Management
13 137 (3.20%) CRM
13 137 (3.20%) ITSM
14 131 (3.06%) Task Automation
15 129 (3.02%) Mobile Device Management
16 120 (2.81%) Presales
16 120 (2.81%) Time Management
17 119 (2.78%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 758 (17.72%) PowerShell
2 626 (14.64%) SQL
3 139 (3.25%) C#
4 94 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 93 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 87 (2.03%) Java
7 65 (1.52%) Python
8 63 (1.47%) VBScript
9 61 (1.43%) VB
10 53 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 47 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 44 (1.03%) Perl
13 37 (0.87%) C
14 25 (0.58%) VBA
15 23 (0.54%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.30%) PHP
17 7 (0.16%) Ruby
18 4 (0.094%) BeanShell
19 3 (0.070%) C++
20 1 (0.023%) Ada
Qualifications
1 624 (14.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 400 (9.35%) MCSE
3 350 (8.18%) Degree
4 234 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 205 (4.79%) MCSA
6 163 (3.81%) CCNA
7 152 (3.55%) MCP
8 109 (2.55%) MCITP
9 97 (2.27%) CCNP
10 94 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 88 (2.06%) CISSP
12 82 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
13 76 (1.78%) CCA
14 70 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
15 68 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
16 67 (1.57%) CISM
17 46 (1.08%) DBS Check
18 45 (1.05%) Security Cleared
19 44 (1.03%) A+ Certification
20 38 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (6.31%) SLA
2 125 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 38 (0.89%) GDPR
5 30 (0.70%) QA
6 23 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.49%) PMO
8 13 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.19%) GCP
10 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.16%) COBIT
11 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 6 (0.14%) FISMA
13 4 (0.094%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.070%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.047%) HL7
15 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,092 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 528 (12.35%) Hyper-V
3 354 (8.28%) XenApp
4 244 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
5 230 (5.38%) vSphere
6 210 (4.91%) XenDesktop
7 168 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 116 (2.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 77 (1.80%) XenServer
10 73 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
11 64 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
12 60 (1.40%) DFS Replication
13 59 (1.38%) Docker
14 40 (0.94%) BitLocker
15 33 (0.77%) Terminal Services
16 28 (0.65%) Xen
17 24 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
18 20 (0.47%) Terminal Server
19 18 (0.42%) Snort
20 17 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 762 (17.82%) SCCM
2 237 (5.54%) SCOM
3 119 (2.78%) vCenter Server
4 110 (2.57%) AirWatch
5 94 (2.20%) SCOrch
6 88 (2.06%) Backup Exec
7 84 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
8 81 (1.89%) WSUS
9 80 (1.87%) Puppet
10 70 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
11 54 (1.26%) Ansible
11 54 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
12 43 (1.01%) Nagios
13 38 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
14 37 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
15 36 (0.84%) XenMobile
16 34 (0.79%) SCVMM
17 31 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
17 31 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
18 29 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2,337 (54.64%) Microsoft
2 1,692 (39.56%) VMware
3 1,099 (25.70%) Citrix
4 790 (18.47%) Cisco
5 471 (11.01%) HP
6 331 (7.74%) Apple
7 186 (4.35%) NetApp
8 170 (3.97%) Bloomberg
8 170 (3.97%) Dell
9 138 (3.23%) Reuters
10 137 (3.20%) Avaya
11 136 (3.18%) Oracle
11 136 (3.18%) Veeam
12 130 (3.04%) iManage
12 130 (3.04%) Ivanti
13 119 (2.78%) EMC
14 111 (2.60%) Google
15 96 (2.24%) ServiceNow
16 78 (1.82%) CheckPoint
16 78 (1.82%) Sophos