Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 707 673 585
Rank change year-on-year -34 -88 +55
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 487 582 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.82% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 387 373 659
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.73%

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 67,101 71,239 75,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.30% 40.32% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55,588 58,948 65,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LDAP.

Salary trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 14 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 22 September 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
England -26 455 £55,000 -4.35% 67
London -12 272 £55,000 -8.33% 34
UK excluding London -28 189 £50,000 +11.11% 38
South East -21 49 £55,000 +2.33% 12
Midlands +53 40 £65,000 +18.18% 5
East of England +25 38 £50,000 +25.00% 8
North of England +4 36 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands +37 20 £65,000 +18.18%
East Midlands +23 20 £65,000 +116.67% 5
Yorkshire +44 19 £45,000 -35.71% 2
North West -10 17 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Scotland +4 16 £35,000 - 4
South West -7 9 £22,500 -46.43% 4
Wales +5 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 293 (60.16%) Linux
2 259 (53.18%) Active Directory
3 251 (51.54%) Windows
4 170 (34.91%) Amazon AWS
5 163 (33.47%) DNS
6 147 (30.18%) Unix
7 135 (27.72%) Python
8 131 (26.90%) Java
8 131 (26.90%) TCP/IP
9 124 (25.46%) Microsoft
10 112 (23.00%) Finance
11 109 (22.38%) Perl
11 109 (22.38%) Apache
11 109 (22.38%) PowerShell
12 108 (22.18%) ITIL
12 108 (22.18%) SQL
13 107 (21.97%) Firewall
14 106 (21.77%) Puppet
15 101 (20.74%) SQL Server
16 100 (20.53%) Red Hat
17 99 (20.33%) DevOps
18 94 (19.30%) VMware
19 87 (17.86%) DHCP
20 86 (17.66%) Degree
20 86 (17.66%) Microsoft Azure
21 84 (17.25%) MySQL
22 81 (16.63%) Bash Shell
23 80 (16.43%) Tomcat
24 79 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
25 75 (15.40%) Oracle

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
1 109 (22.38%) Apache
2 80 (16.43%) Tomcat
3 44 (9.03%) JBoss
4 35 (7.19%) IIS
4 35 (7.19%) WebSphere
5 34 (6.98%) MS Exchange
6 29 (5.95%) WebLogic
7 24 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (4.31%) nginx
8 21 (4.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 19 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (3.49%) SharePoint
12 13 (2.67%) Apache Solr
12 13 (2.67%) Skype for Business
13 12 (2.46%) Apache Spark
13 12 (2.46%) CMS
13 12 (2.46%) Confluence
14 11 (2.26%) Apache Pig
15 10 (2.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.41%) Actimize
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 170 (34.91%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (17.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (13.76%) SaaS
4 63 (12.94%) Office 365
5 29 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (4.93%) CloudFront
7 23 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (4.31%) IaaS
8 21 (4.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (3.08%) Amazon S3
11 13 (2.67%) G Suite
12 11 (2.26%) PaaS
13 9 (1.85%) GitHub
13 9 (1.85%) OneDrive
14 7 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (1.44%) Serverless
15 6 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 163 (33.47%) DNS
2 131 (26.90%) TCP/IP
3 107 (21.97%) Firewall
4 87 (17.86%) DHCP
5 74 (15.20%) Kerberos
6 67 (13.76%) HTTP
7 64 (13.14%) VPN
8 51 (10.47%) SAN
9 45 (9.24%) NAS
9 45 (9.24%) SSL
10 39 (8.01%) Internet
11 38 (7.80%) SSH
12 36 (7.39%) VLAN
13 32 (6.57%) IPsec
14 31 (6.37%) BGP
15 30 (6.16%) WAN
16 29 (5.95%) LAN
16 29 (5.95%) SMTP
17 28 (5.75%) OSPF
18 27 (5.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 84 (17.25%) MySQL
3 52 (10.68%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.37%) Amazon RDS
5 27 (5.54%) Hadoop
5 27 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.08%) Apache Hive
7 15 (3.08%) HBase
8 12 (2.46%) Big Data
9 8 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.03%) Apache Zeppelin
12 5 (1.03%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.03%) Power BI
12 5 (1.03%) Sqoop
13 4 (0.82%) Scylla
13 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (13.14%) Jenkins
2 46 (9.45%) Git (software)
3 30 (6.16%) JIRA
4 12 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (2.46%) Fiddler
5 11 (2.26%) Maven
5 11 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (2.05%) PEAR
6 10 (2.05%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.64%) Selenium
8 7 (1.44%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.44%) Subversion
9 6 (1.23%) Grunt
9 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.03%) AdminStudio
10 5 (1.03%) Ant
10 5 (1.03%) AutoIt
10 5 (1.03%) InstallShield
10 5 (1.03%) JUnit
11 4 (0.82%) CA Release Automation
General
1 112 (23.00%) Finance
2 30 (6.16%) Marketing
3 19 (3.90%) Publishing
4 18 (3.70%) Banking
5 13 (2.67%) German Language
6 12 (2.46%) Law
6 12 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.64%) Legal
7 8 (1.64%) Retail
8 7 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.23%) Billing
9 6 (1.23%) French Language
10 5 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Advertising
11 3 (0.62%) Electronics
11 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (14.78%) Administrator
2 53 (10.88%) Systems Administrator
3 52 (10.68%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (9.45%) Architect
5 43 (8.83%) Support Engineer
6 41 (8.42%) Linux Administrator
7 39 (8.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 38 (7.80%) Consultant
9 29 (5.95%) Analyst
10 27 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (4.72%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 20 (4.11%) Technical Support
14 19 (3.90%) Security Engineer
15 17 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 16 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
17 15 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
17 15 (3.08%) Developer
17 15 (3.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.73%) Web Services
2 56 (11.50%) HTML
3 48 (9.86%) XML
4 44 (9.03%) LAMP
5 43 (8.83%) SAML
6 39 (8.01%) REST
7 27 (5.54%) SOAP
8 25 (5.13%) OAuth
9 24 (4.93%) Middleware
10 22 (4.52%) SailPoint
11 20 (4.11%) CSS
11 20 (4.11%) JSON
11 20 (4.11%) Regular Expression
11 20 (4.11%) Servlets
12 19 (3.90%) J2EE
13 17 (3.49%) Kafka
14 13 (2.67%) JSP
15 12 (2.46%) .NET
15 12 (2.46%) OpenID
16 11 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.83%) PKI
3 41 (8.42%) Data Centre
4 40 (8.21%) Computer Science
5 38 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (6.78%) Management Information System
8 21 (4.31%) Public Cloud
9 20 (4.11%) Fintech
10 17 (3.49%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (3.08%) Replication
13 14 (2.87%) Private Cloud
14 11 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (2.05%) PMI
16 8 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
16 8 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
17 7 (1.44%) Mainframe
17 7 (1.44%) Social Media
17 7 (1.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 293 (60.16%) Linux
2 251 (51.54%) Windows
3 147 (30.18%) Unix
4 67 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (12.53%) Windows Server
6 49 (10.06%) Solaris
7 43 (8.83%) AIX
8 39 (8.01%) CentOS
9 37 (7.60%) Ubuntu
10 29 (5.95%) Windows 7
11 28 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (5.54%) Mac OS X
13 24 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (4.52%) HPUX
15 21 (4.31%) Debian
16 16 (3.29%) Windows 10
17 15 (3.08%) FreeBSD
18 14 (2.87%) Mac OS
18 14 (2.87%) VMS
19 10 (2.05%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (22.18%) ITIL
2 99 (20.33%) DevOps
3 79 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (11.29%) Identity Access Management
6 44 (9.03%) Change Management
6 44 (9.03%) Cybersecurity
7 43 (8.83%) Migration
7 43 (8.83%) Project Management
8 42 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 39 (8.01%) Analytics
9 39 (8.01%) Change Control
9 39 (8.01%) Disaster Recovery
10 37 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (6.98%) Configuration Management
12 33 (6.78%) Identity Management
12 33 (6.78%) Open Source
12 33 (6.78%) Service Management
13 32 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (5.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (27.72%) Python
2 131 (26.90%) Java
3 109 (22.38%) Perl
3 109 (22.38%) PowerShell
4 108 (22.18%) SQL
5 81 (16.63%) Bash Shell
6 63 (12.94%) Shell Script
7 28 (5.75%) Ruby
8 27 (5.54%) JavaScript
9 22 (4.52%) PHP
10 16 (3.29%) C
11 15 (3.08%) VB
12 14 (2.87%) C#
13 10 (2.05%) C++
14 9 (1.85%) Java 8
15 7 (1.44%) Go
16 6 (1.23%) BeanShell
16 6 (1.23%) R
16 6 (1.23%) VBScript
17 5 (1.03%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 86 (17.66%) Degree
2 32 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.90%) CISSP
4 19 (3.90%) PMI Certification
5 17 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.67%) CCNP
7 11 (2.26%) RHCE
8 10 (2.05%) PMP
9 9 (1.85%) CISM
9 9 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.44%) CCNA
10 7 (1.44%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.03%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.03%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.03%) MCITP
12 5 (1.03%) MCP
12 5 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.75%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.26%) QA
3 10 (2.05%) SLA
4 8 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.23%) GDPR
6 5 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 259 (53.18%) Active Directory
2 68 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.62%) NFS
4 35 (7.19%) Docker
5 24 (4.93%) KVM
6 22 (4.52%) Samba
7 21 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (3.49%) pfSense
10 15 (3.08%) Hyper-V
11 14 (2.87%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 14 (2.87%) iptables
12 13 (2.67%) XenApp
13 12 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (2.05%) HDFS
16 8 (1.64%) Varnish
16 8 (1.64%) vSphere
16 8 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 106 (21.77%) Puppet
2 64 (13.14%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (11.91%) Single Sign-On
4 52 (10.68%) Ansible
5 37 (7.60%) Terraform
6 32 (6.57%) ZABBIX
7 19 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 18 (3.70%) SCOM
9 16 (3.29%) AirWatch
9 16 (3.29%) Nagios
10 15 (3.08%) Oozie
11 14 (2.87%) SCCM
12 10 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
13 9 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
14 7 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (1.23%) Nessus
15 6 (1.23%) Xymon
16 5 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
16 5 (1.03%) Grafana
16 5 (1.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 124 (25.46%) Microsoft
2 100 (20.53%) Red Hat
3 94 (19.30%) VMware
4 75 (15.40%) Oracle
5 60 (12.32%) Cisco
6 40 (8.21%) Google
7 38 (7.80%) Citrix
8 35 (7.19%) HP
9 26 (5.34%) ForgeRock
9 26 (5.34%) Juniper
10 25 (5.13%) Splunk
11 22 (4.52%) McAfee
12 21 (4.31%) OutSystems
13 20 (4.11%) ServiceNow
14 18 (3.70%) NetApp
14 18 (3.70%) SolarWinds
15 17 (3.49%) CA
16 15 (3.08%) F5
16 15 (3.08%) IBM
16 15 (3.08%) SAP