Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 624 774 706
Rank change year-on-year +150 -68 -69
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 225 347 568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.62% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 193 276 447
Median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.09% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £41,050 £34,000 £34,800
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +58.82% -8.60% -2.11%

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 31,523 56,000 72,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.01% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26,008 46,130 60,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 15 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 5 July 2020. 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 +151 212 £72,500 +31.82% 27
UK excluding London +167 107 £67,500 +58.82% 18
London +111 107 £72,500 +3.57% 12
South East +137 44 £80,000 +81.82% 3
Work from Home +72 21 £70,000 +27.27% 2
North of England +121 16 £52,500 +7.14% 6
South West +113 16 £82,500 +153.85% 4
Midlands +109 16 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +84 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East of England +82 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North West +103 9 £52,500 +7.14% 4
Yorkshire +101 6 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Scotland +87 4 £72,500 +45.00% 3
East Midlands +69 3 £42,500 +13.33%
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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.

1 107 (47.56%) Active Directory
2 105 (46.67%) Linux
3 80 (35.56%) Windows
4 79 (35.11%) ITIL
5 67 (29.78%) VMware
6 64 (28.44%) AWS
7 63 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (25.33%) VPN
9 55 (24.44%) DNS
10 54 (24.00%) Office 365
11 53 (23.56%) Azure
11 53 (23.56%) SSL
11 53 (23.56%) Microsoft
12 51 (22.67%) Single Sign-On
13 49 (21.78%) XML
13 49 (21.78%) JavaScript
14 48 (21.33%) ServiceNow
15 42 (18.67%) SAML
15 42 (18.67%) ITSM
16 41 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
17 40 (17.78%) HTML
17 40 (17.78%) Unix
17 40 (17.78%) DevOps
18 39 (17.33%) Oracle
18 39 (17.33%) PowerShell
18 39 (17.33%) OAuth
19 38 (16.89%) Web Services
19 38 (16.89%) Ansible
20 36 (16.00%) CSS
21 35 (15.56%) Ajax

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 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (4.89%) Apache
6 9 (4.00%) IIS
6 9 (4.00%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.56%) Confluence
8 7 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.33%) Drupal
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.44%) Appian
12 1 (0.44%) CICS
12 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.44%) nginx
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (10.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 64 (28.44%) AWS
2 54 (24.00%) Office 365
3 53 (23.56%) Azure
4 31 (13.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (11.11%) SaaS
6 17 (7.56%) GCP
7 14 (6.22%) Cloudflare
7 14 (6.22%) G Suite
8 7 (3.11%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (3.11%) OneDrive
9 6 (2.67%) Power Platform
9 6 (2.67%) Slack
10 5 (2.22%) Apigee
11 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.89%) Datadog
12 2 (0.89%) IaaS
12 2 (0.89%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.33%) VPN
2 55 (24.44%) DNS
3 53 (23.56%) SSL
4 33 (14.67%) Firewall
5 29 (12.89%) HTTP
6 26 (11.56%) WAN
7 23 (10.22%) LAN
8 21 (9.33%) DHCP
8 21 (9.33%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.56%) Kerberos
10 11 (4.89%) DMARC
10 11 (4.89%) FTP
11 9 (4.00%) SMTP
12 6 (2.67%) DSL
12 6 (2.67%) VLAN
13 5 (2.22%) Internet
13 5 (2.22%) Skype
13 5 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.22%) Wireless
14 4 (1.78%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.67%) MySQL
3 10 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.56%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.67%) Big Data
5 6 (2.67%) GIS
5 6 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.67%) Power BI
5 6 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.33%) DB2
6 3 (1.33%) Redis
7 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (13.78%) Git (software)
1 31 (13.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.11%) JIRA
3 12 (5.33%) Artifactory
4 10 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.67%) GitLab
7 6 (2.67%) RStudio
7 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.78%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (1.33%) IDA Disassembler
9 3 (1.33%) Maven
9 3 (1.33%) OllyDbg
9 3 (1.33%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.33%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.89%) CF BOSH
10 2 (0.89%) Subversion
11 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (12.89%) Finance
2 11 (4.89%) Marketing
3 9 (4.00%) Banking
4 6 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (1.78%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Electronics
7 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Police
Job Titles
1 41 (18.22%) Consultant
2 26 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.11%) Developer
4 24 (10.67%) Technical Consultant
5 19 (8.44%) Architect
6 14 (6.22%) Senior Consultant
7 13 (5.78%) Remedy Consultant
7 13 (5.78%) Security Engineer
7 13 (5.78%) Senior Remedy Consultant
7 13 (5.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 11 (4.89%) Administrator
9 10 (4.44%) Analyst
9 10 (4.44%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 9 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Technical Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (3.11%) SaaS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.78%) XML
2 42 (18.67%) SAML
3 40 (17.78%) HTML
4 39 (17.33%) OAuth
5 38 (16.89%) Web Services
6 36 (16.00%) CSS
7 35 (15.56%) Ajax
8 29 (12.89%) OpenID
9 23 (10.22%) SOAP
10 16 (7.11%) SailPoint
11 9 (4.00%) .NET
12 8 (3.56%) Middleware
12 8 (3.56%) REST
12 8 (3.56%) Shiny
13 7 (3.11%) LAMP
14 6 (2.67%) Spring
15 5 (2.22%) JDBC
16 4 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
16 4 (1.78%) OAuth2
16 4 (1.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.89%) CMDB
2 19 (8.44%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.22%) User Experience
4 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.56%) Replication
6 7 (3.11%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.11%) PKI
7 6 (2.67%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (2.67%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.67%) HP Storage
7 6 (2.67%) IBM XIV
7 6 (2.67%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.78%) Clustering
9 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.78%) iPhone
9 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (46.67%) Linux
2 80 (35.56%) Windows
3 40 (17.78%) Unix
4 29 (12.89%) Windows Server
5 27 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (9.78%) CentOS
7 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (7.56%) Windows 10
9 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.67%) Android
11 6 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.22%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.78%) Debian
13 4 (1.78%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.11%) ITIL
2 42 (18.67%) ITSM
3 41 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (17.78%) DevOps
5 33 (14.67%) Identity Access Management
5 33 (14.67%) Security Operations
5 33 (14.67%) Service Management
6 31 (13.78%) Scrum
7 30 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (11.56%) Customer Requirements
8 26 (11.56%) Identity Management
9 25 (11.11%) Kanban
10 23 (10.22%) Configuration Management
11 20 (8.89%) Workflow
12 19 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (8.00%) TDD
14 17 (7.56%) Collaborative Working
15 16 (7.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 16 (7.11%) Presales
15 16 (7.11%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.78%) JavaScript
2 39 (17.33%) PowerShell
3 30 (13.33%) Java
4 28 (12.44%) SQL
5 27 (12.00%) Python
6 21 (9.33%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.44%) Groovy
7 10 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.56%) C
8 8 (3.56%) R
9 7 (3.11%) Perl
9 7 (3.11%) VBScript
10 6 (2.67%) Ruby
11 5 (2.22%) PHP
12 4 (1.78%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.33%) C#
13 3 (1.33%) C++
14 2 (0.89%) Go
14 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.11%) Degree
2 20 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.22%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.56%) CISSP
6 6 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.78%) MCSA
8 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.33%) MCSE
10 2 (0.89%) CISA
10 2 (0.89%) LFCE
10 2 (0.89%) LFCS
10 2 (0.89%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.89%) RHCE
10 2 (0.89%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.89%) VCAP
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.44%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) QA
2 8 (3.56%) GDPR
3 7 (3.11%) SLA
4 5 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.78%) RMADS
6 3 (1.33%) NIST
7 1 (0.44%) NCSC
System Software
1 107 (47.56%) Active Directory
2 63 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.00%) vSphere
4 16 (7.11%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.22%) NDS
5 14 (6.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 13 (5.78%) Docker
7 10 (4.44%) NFS
7 10 (4.44%) OpenAM
7 10 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.56%) Samba
9 7 (3.11%) XenApp
10 6 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (2.22%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.78%) Squid
12 4 (1.78%) VMware NSX
13 3 (1.33%) Ceph
13 3 (1.33%) KVM
14 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (22.67%) Single Sign-On
2 38 (16.89%) Ansible
3 30 (13.33%) Terraform
4 16 (7.11%) HP UCMDB
4 16 (7.11%) SCCM
5 15 (6.67%) Opsgenie
6 14 (6.22%) WSUS
7 13 (5.78%) Kubernetes
7 13 (5.78%) Puppet
7 13 (5.78%) Tivoli
8 11 (4.89%) CA Single Sign-On
9 10 (4.44%) BladeLogic
9 10 (4.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 9 (4.00%) Grafana
10 9 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 8 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (3.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 8 (3.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 7 (3.11%) Kibana
13 6 (2.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 67 (29.78%) VMware
2 53 (23.56%) Microsoft
3 48 (21.33%) ServiceNow
4 39 (17.33%) Oracle
5 32 (14.22%) Red Hat
6 29 (12.89%) Okta
6 29 (12.89%) Remedy
7 25 (11.11%) ForgeRock
8 22 (9.78%) HP
9 19 (8.44%) BMC
10 18 (8.00%) Atlassian
11 17 (7.56%) Google
12 14 (6.22%) Cisco
12 14 (6.22%) Citrix
12 14 (6.22%) PagerDuty
13 13 (5.78%) IBM
14 11 (4.89%) Apple
14 11 (4.89%) SolarWinds
15 10 (4.44%) NetIQ
16 9 (4.00%) CyberArk