Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for LDAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LDAP over the 6 months to 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 654 668 766
Rank change year-on-year +14 +98 -64
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 200 323 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.73% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 141 233 293
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,050
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,375 £55,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +7.95% +33.33% -8.33%

LDAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,618 44,154 58,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.03% 39.47% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27,045 36,695 48,021
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LDAP.

Salary trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
England +29 180 £70,000 +21.74% 31
UK excluding London +60 126 £59,375 +7.95% 20
London +26 63 £70,000 - 11
South East +26 38 £68,750 +19.57% 4
North of England +42 37 £58,750 +11.90% 8
Work from Home -123 27 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Yorkshire +26 26 £75,000 +11.11% 1
South West +18 14 £65,000 +30.00% 4
East of England +51 13 £75,000 +36.36%
Scotland +11 12 £55,000 +3.63%
Midlands +45 10 £45,500 +5.81% 4
North West +24 9 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Midlands +10 6 £45,500 -4.21% 2
East Midlands +20 4 £48,250 +13.53% 2
Wales +37 2 £37,500 -50.00%
North East +8 2 £39,750 +6.00% 2

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT jobs citing LDAP 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 with a requirement for LDAP.

1 92 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 85 (42.50%) AWS
3 83 (41.50%) Azure
4 75 (37.50%) DNS
5 65 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (31.50%) Web Services
7 58 (29.00%) SSL
8 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
9 56 (28.00%) Linux
10 53 (26.50%) XML
10 53 (26.50%) PowerShell
11 51 (25.50%) Oracle
11 51 (25.50%) SAML
12 48 (24.00%) Ansible
13 44 (22.00%) Java
14 42 (21.00%) DHCP
15 41 (20.50%) HTTP
16 39 (19.50%) ServiceNow
17 38 (19.00%) Identity Access Management
18 37 (18.50%) Degree
18 37 (18.50%) VMware
19 36 (18.00%) Scrum
19 36 (18.00%) Windows
20 35 (17.50%) ITIL
20 35 (17.50%) DevOps
21 34 (17.00%) JavaScript
21 34 (17.00%) Python
22 33 (16.50%) Kanban
22 33 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (16.00%) VPN

LDAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (10.50%) Confluence
2 16 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (4.00%) Apache
4 5 (2.50%) IIS
4 5 (2.50%) JBoss
4 5 (2.50%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Appian
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (9.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (42.50%) AWS
2 83 (41.50%) Azure
3 30 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (14.50%) SaaS
5 27 (13.50%) IaaS
6 18 (9.00%) OpenShift
7 17 (8.50%) PaaS
8 16 (8.00%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (5.50%) Google Workspace
10 8 (4.00%) GCP
11 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.50%) Serverless
12 3 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
13 2 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (1.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 2 (1.00%) Apigee
13 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (1.00%) BPaaS
13 2 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 75 (37.50%) DNS
2 58 (29.00%) SSL
3 42 (21.00%) DHCP
4 41 (20.50%) HTTP
5 32 (16.00%) VPN
6 30 (15.00%) SMTP
7 25 (12.50%) SAN
7 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 23 (11.50%) FTP
9 22 (11.00%) NAS
10 20 (10.00%) Firewall
11 15 (7.50%) Network Security
12 9 (4.50%) LAN
12 9 (4.50%) WAN
13 8 (4.00%) HTTPS
13 8 (4.00%) IMAP
13 8 (4.00%) Internet
14 7 (3.50%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (3.00%) 5G
15 6 (3.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.00%) Big Data
1 10 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.00%) MySQL
3 6 (3.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.00%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) DTS
6 1 (0.50%) Looker
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (15.50%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.00%) JIRA
3 22 (11.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.50%) GitLab
5 10 (5.00%) Artifactory
5 10 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 10 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (4.00%) Gerrit
7 6 (3.00%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.00%) Maven
8 3 (1.50%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (1.50%) JMeter
8 3 (1.50%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.00%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.50%) Ant
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (11.50%) Public Sector
2 20 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.50%) Finance
4 18 (9.00%) Banking
5 10 (5.00%) Law
6 6 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.00%) Advertising
8 3 (1.50%) Billing
9 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Back Office
10 1 (0.50%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (23.50%) Consultant
2 31 (15.50%) Developer
3 25 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (10.50%) Architect
4 21 (10.50%) Senior Consultant
5 19 (9.50%) Analyst
6 15 (7.50%) IAM Developer
6 15 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 14 (7.00%) Access Developer
7 14 (7.00%) Design Engineer
7 14 (7.00%) Identity Management Developer
7 14 (7.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 14 (7.00%) Linux Consultant
7 14 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (6.50%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 10 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.50%) Web Services
2 53 (26.50%) XML
3 51 (25.50%) SAML
4 28 (14.00%) HTML
5 26 (13.00%) OAuth
6 25 (12.50%) SailPoint
7 24 (12.00%) OpenID
8 23 (11.50%) CSS
8 23 (11.50%) SOAP
9 20 (10.00%) Ajax
10 14 (7.00%) Kafka
11 12 (6.00%) REST
12 11 (5.50%) YAML
13 8 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
14 5 (2.50%) .NET
14 5 (2.50%) JDBC
15 4 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (2.00%) AngularJS
15 4 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 4 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.00%) CMDB
2 23 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 19 (9.50%) Management Information System
4 16 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.00%) NHS
5 15 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (7.00%) PKI
7 10 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (5.00%) Cyberattack
7 10 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (4.00%) Public Cloud
8 8 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (3.00%) Cloud Native
10 5 (2.50%) Online Gambling
11 4 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.50%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.50%) Replication
12 3 (1.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.00%) Linux
2 36 (18.00%) Windows
3 30 (15.00%) Unix
4 12 (6.00%) CentOS
4 12 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.50%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.00%) Debian
7 6 (3.00%) VMS
8 4 (2.00%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.00%) Identity Access Management
3 36 (18.00%) Scrum
4 35 (17.50%) DevOps
4 35 (17.50%) ITIL
5 33 (16.50%) Kanban
6 30 (15.00%) Identity Management
6 30 (15.00%) ITSM
7 29 (14.50%) Workflow
8 27 (13.50%) Test Automation
9 25 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 25 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 23 (11.50%) Load Balancing
11 22 (11.00%) Thought Leadership
12 20 (10.00%) BDD
12 20 (10.00%) Information Security
12 20 (10.00%) TDD
13 19 (9.50%) Presales
13 19 (9.50%) Service Management
13 19 (9.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.50%) PowerShell
2 44 (22.00%) Java
3 34 (17.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.00%) Python
4 25 (12.50%) Perl
4 25 (12.50%) SQL
5 24 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 17 (8.50%) Ruby
7 16 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.00%) Groovy
9 6 (3.00%) VB
10 5 (2.50%) AWK
10 5 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.00%) PHP
11 4 (2.00%) sed
12 3 (1.50%) C
12 3 (1.50%) VBScript
13 2 (1.00%) Go
14 1 (0.50%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (18.50%) Degree
2 19 (9.50%) CCNP
2 19 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (8.50%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.50%) CISSP
7 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.50%) CISA
9 4 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.00%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.50%) CISM
10 3 (1.50%) RHCE
10 3 (1.50%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.00%) AWS Certification
11 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.00%) CRISC
11 2 (1.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 1 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.50%) NIST
2 7 (3.50%) QA
2 7 (3.50%) SLA
3 6 (3.00%) NCSC
4 4 (2.00%) GRC
4 4 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (1.00%) COBIT
5 2 (1.00%) COSO
5 2 (1.00%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.00%) ITGC
System Software
1 92 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.00%) NDS
3 24 (12.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 19 (9.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 19 (9.50%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (9.00%) XenApp
5 18 (9.00%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.50%) Docker
7 7 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.00%) Firmware
9 3 (1.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (1.50%) KVM
9 3 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.50%) OCFS2
9 3 (1.50%) Postfix
9 3 (1.50%) qmail
9 3 (1.50%) Samba
9 3 (1.50%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (24.00%) Ansible
2 32 (16.00%) Terraform
3 26 (13.00%) Kubernetes
4 25 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (9.00%) HAProxy
5 18 (9.00%) HP UCMDB
5 18 (9.00%) vRealize
6 17 (8.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 15 (7.50%) Puppet
8 9 (4.50%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (4.00%) SCCM
9 8 (4.00%) ZABBIX
10 7 (3.50%) Nessus
11 6 (3.00%) WSUS
12 5 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (2.50%) FortiGate
13 4 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (2.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 51 (25.50%) Oracle
3 39 (19.50%) ServiceNow
4 37 (18.50%) VMware
5 28 (14.00%) Cisco
6 27 (13.50%) HP
6 27 (13.50%) IBM
7 26 (13.00%) Citrix
7 26 (13.00%) Red Hat
8 22 (11.00%) BMC
8 22 (11.00%) ForgeRock
8 22 (11.00%) NetIQ
9 20 (10.00%) Dell
9 20 (10.00%) F5
10 18 (9.00%) Infoblox
10 18 (9.00%) Remedy
10 18 (9.00%) Splunk
11 15 (7.50%) CyberArk
12 12 (6.00%) McAfee
13 11 (5.50%) CheckPoint