Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 769 688 593
Rank change year-on-year -81 -95 +13
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 363 561 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.79% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 269 402 582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% -10.00% +5.26%

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 60,190 71,307 69,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.72% 40.57% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 49,311 60,172 59,705
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -82 329 £51,250 -6.82% 75
UK excluding London -30 192 £41,500 -7.78% 48
London -39 154 £67,500 +3.85% 28
South East -32 52 £42,500 -13.27% 10
Midlands +57 40 £42,500 -39.29% 16
East of England +57 28 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Scotland +26 24 £38,250 -23.50%
North of England +10 24 £42,750 +6.88% 6
South West +6 23 £40,000 -0.62% 13
East Midlands +33 21 £75,000 +7.14% 9
West Midlands +42 19 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Yorkshire +54 17 £40,200 -5.41% 3
North West -4 7 £43,000 +14.67% 3
Wales +20 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 224 (61.71%) Active Directory
2 187 (51.52%) Linux
3 155 (42.70%) Windows
4 115 (31.68%) DNS
5 110 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 105 (28.93%) VMware
7 104 (28.65%) Firewall
8 97 (26.72%) Amazon AWS
9 96 (26.45%) Unix
10 81 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 80 (22.04%) Java
11 80 (22.04%) Finance
12 78 (21.49%) DevOps
13 70 (19.28%) DHCP
13 70 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 68 (18.73%) PowerShell
14 68 (18.73%) SQL
15 67 (18.46%) TCP/IP
16 66 (18.18%) Python
17 62 (17.08%) Oracle
18 60 (16.53%) Identity Access Management
19 59 (16.25%) Puppet
20 58 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
21 57 (15.70%) Bash Shell
22 53 (14.60%) Docker
23 52 (14.33%) Office 365
24 51 (14.05%) Kerberos
25 48 (13.22%) Jenkins
26 47 (12.95%) Windows Server
26 47 (12.95%) SQL Server

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 44 (12.12%) Apache
2 38 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 28 (7.71%) IIS
4 25 (6.89%) WebSphere
5 24 (6.61%) Tomcat
6 21 (5.79%) WebLogic
7 18 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (4.96%) JBoss
8 16 (4.41%) SharePoint
9 14 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (3.03%) Skype for Business
11 10 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.75%) nginx
12 9 (2.48%) Apache Spark
12 9 (2.48%) Confluence
12 9 (2.48%) IBM Notes
13 8 (2.20%) OpenStack
13 8 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 97 (26.72%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (14.33%) Office 365
4 45 (12.40%) SaaS
5 34 (9.37%) IaaS
6 33 (9.09%) PaaS
7 29 (7.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (6.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (3.31%) CloudFront
10 10 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (2.20%) BrowserStack
12 8 (2.20%) GitHub
12 8 (2.20%) NuGet
13 7 (1.93%) Serverless
14 4 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
15 3 (0.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 115 (31.68%) DNS
2 104 (28.65%) Firewall
3 70 (19.28%) DHCP
4 67 (18.46%) TCP/IP
5 51 (14.05%) Kerberos
6 40 (11.02%) VLAN
7 35 (9.64%) SAN
8 32 (8.82%) VPN
9 31 (8.54%) SSL
10 24 (6.61%) SMTP
10 24 (6.61%) SNMP
11 22 (6.06%) Internet
12 19 (5.23%) MPLS
13 17 (4.68%) HTTP
13 17 (4.68%) NAS
13 17 (4.68%) SSH
14 15 (4.13%) WLAN
15 12 (3.31%) LAN
15 12 (3.31%) Network Security
16 10 (2.75%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.16%) MySQL
3 25 (6.89%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (5.51%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.75%) HBase
8 9 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.48%) DB2
8 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.93%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.65%) Sqoop
11 5 (1.38%) Apache Zeppelin
11 5 (1.38%) Power BI
12 4 (1.10%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.83%) Big Data
13 3 (0.83%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (13.22%) Jenkins
2 35 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.68%) JIRA
4 15 (4.13%) GitLab
4 15 (4.13%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.75%) Selenium
5 10 (2.75%) SonarQube
6 9 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.20%) Artifactory
7 8 (2.20%) Gradle
7 8 (2.20%) gulp
7 8 (2.20%) Maven
7 8 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.20%) Subversion
7 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.10%) AutoIt
9 4 (1.10%) Burp Suite
9 4 (1.10%) Rational Application Developer
9 4 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (22.04%) Finance
2 18 (4.96%) Banking
3 10 (2.75%) Retail
4 7 (1.93%) Law
5 6 (1.65%) Marketing
6 5 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.10%) Advertising
7 4 (1.10%) Games
7 4 (1.10%) Legal
8 3 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 2 (0.55%) German Language
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (15.15%) Administrator
2 50 (13.77%) Architect
3 40 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
5 30 (8.26%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.71%) Linux Engineer
7 27 (7.44%) Consultant
8 26 (7.16%) IAM Specialist
8 26 (7.16%) Linux Administrator
9 25 (6.89%) Identity Management Specialist
10 24 (6.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.68%) AWS DevOps
11 17 (4.68%) IT Consultant
11 17 (4.68%) IT Security Consultant
11 17 (4.68%) Security Consultant
12 16 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.86%) Developer
13 14 (3.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 14 (3.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.74%) SailPoint
2 38 (10.47%) J2EE
3 36 (9.92%) Web Services
4 26 (7.16%) SAML
5 23 (6.34%) HTML
6 18 (4.96%) REST
7 17 (4.68%) .NET
8 15 (4.13%) CSS
8 15 (4.13%) LAMP
9 14 (3.86%) JSON
9 14 (3.86%) Kafka
9 14 (3.86%) Node.js
9 14 (3.86%) XML
10 11 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (2.48%) OAuth
11 9 (2.48%) SOAP
12 8 (2.20%) ADSI
12 8 (2.20%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (1.93%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (1.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.64%) Data Centre
1 35 (9.64%) PKI
2 34 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.61%) Fintech
4 23 (6.34%) Clustering
5 22 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 22 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (5.51%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.75%) CMDB
9 9 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.65%) User Experience
13 5 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.38%) PMI
14 4 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (1.10%) Online Games
14 4 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 187 (51.52%) Linux
2 155 (42.70%) Windows
3 96 (26.45%) Unix
4 47 (12.95%) Windows Server
5 42 (11.57%) Solaris
6 35 (9.64%) AIX
7 33 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (5.51%) CentOS
9 20 (5.51%) VMS
9 20 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (3.86%) Debian
12 13 (3.58%) Windows 7
13 10 (2.75%) Ubuntu
14 9 (2.48%) FreeBSD
14 9 (2.48%) HPUX
15 7 (1.93%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.38%) Windows 10
17 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.49%) DevOps
2 60 (16.53%) Identity Access Management
3 58 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.67%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (12.12%) Open Source
6 42 (11.57%) ITIL
7 41 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (10.74%) Information Security
9 35 (9.64%) Migration
10 33 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 32 (8.82%) Data Protection
12 29 (7.99%) Technical Leadership
13 27 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 26 (7.16%) Mentoring
15 25 (6.89%) Configuration Management
15 25 (6.89%) Load Balancing
16 24 (6.61%) Change Control
17 23 (6.34%) Service Management
18 22 (6.06%) Computer Science
18 22 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.04%) Java
2 68 (18.73%) PowerShell
2 68 (18.73%) SQL
3 66 (18.18%) Python
4 57 (15.70%) Bash Shell
5 31 (8.54%) Perl
6 26 (7.16%) JavaScript
7 22 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.68%) Go
9 13 (3.58%) PHP
10 11 (3.03%) C#
11 9 (2.48%) Ruby
12 8 (2.20%) C++
13 6 (1.65%) C
14 5 (1.38%) VBScript
15 3 (0.83%) Jython
15 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.55%) Elixir
16 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (12.95%) Degree
2 29 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (7.44%) SC Cleared
4 22 (6.06%) CISSP
5 14 (3.86%) MCITP
6 12 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.75%) CISM
7 10 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.20%) MCSE
9 6 (1.65%) CCNP
9 6 (1.65%) CISA
9 6 (1.65%) RHCA
9 6 (1.65%) RHCE
10 5 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.38%) MCSA
10 5 (1.38%) PMP
11 4 (1.10%) CCNA
11 4 (1.10%) LPIC
11 4 (1.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.13%) PCI DSS
2 14 (3.86%) GDPR
2 14 (3.86%) QA
2 14 (3.86%) SLA
3 5 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.55%) RMADS
5 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (61.71%) Active Directory
2 70 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (14.60%) Docker
4 32 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 24 (6.61%) NFS
6 19 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (4.13%) KVM
8 13 (3.58%) pfSense
9 11 (3.03%) Samba
10 10 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.48%) iptables
11 9 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (2.48%) XenApp
12 8 (2.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 7 (1.93%) HDFS
14 6 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (1.38%) oVirt
15 5 (1.38%) QEMU
15 5 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (1.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (16.25%) Puppet
2 46 (12.67%) Terraform
3 44 (12.12%) Kubernetes
4 40 (11.02%) Single Sign-On
5 39 (10.74%) Ansible
6 38 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (4.96%) ZABBIX
8 17 (4.68%) CA Single Sign-On
8 17 (4.68%) Nagios
9 15 (4.13%) Tivoli
10 13 (3.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 11 (3.03%) Mesos
11 11 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (3.03%) vCenter Server
12 10 (2.75%) AirWatch
12 10 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Management
13 9 (2.48%) NetBackup
14 8 (2.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 7 (1.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 110 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 105 (28.93%) VMware
3 62 (17.08%) Oracle
4 42 (11.57%) Red Hat
5 31 (8.54%) Cisco
6 27 (7.44%) ForgeRock
7 26 (7.16%) Citrix
8 25 (6.89%) CA
8 25 (6.89%) HP
9 22 (6.06%) IBM
9 22 (6.06%) ServiceNow
10 19 (5.23%) Google
11 13 (3.58%) Ping Identity
12 12 (3.31%) Avaya
12 12 (3.31%) Blue Coat
13 11 (3.03%) AppDynamics
13 11 (3.03%) McAfee
13 11 (3.03%) Splunk
14 10 (2.75%) Novell
15 9 (2.48%) Veritas