Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 705 696 600
Rank change year-on-year -9 -96 +62
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 461 555 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 358 376 621
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,867 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £74,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,400 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% -10.00% +7.53%

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 64,876 72,432 74,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.81% 40.12% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 53,620 60,166 64,736
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 £29,700 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 November 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 15 November 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 -26 423 £52,500 -8.70% 69
London -7 245 £55,000 -8.33% 29
UK excluding London -15 194 £44,400 -1.33% 49
South East -9 58 £50,000 - 18
Midlands +48 43 £65,000 +18.18% 10
East Midlands +31 29 £65,000 +116.67% 3
North of England +8 29 £43,000 -4.44% 7
East of England +25 28 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Scotland +11 21 £35,000 - 7
Yorkshire +39 20 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +36 14 £45,000 -18.18% 7
South West -8 14 £44,750 +6.55% 3
North West +15 9 £43,000 +1.18% 4
Wales +3 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 281 (60.95%) Linux
2 245 (53.15%) Active Directory
3 219 (47.51%) Windows
4 162 (35.14%) DNS
5 150 (32.54%) Amazon AWS
6 137 (29.72%) Unix
7 125 (27.11%) Microsoft
8 123 (26.68%) Python
9 122 (26.46%) Java
10 111 (24.08%) TCP/IP
11 106 (22.99%) SQL
11 106 (22.99%) Finance
12 102 (22.13%) DevOps
13 100 (21.69%) VMware
14 98 (21.26%) Firewall
15 97 (21.04%) ITIL
16 87 (18.87%) Puppet
17 86 (18.66%) PowerShell
18 85 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
19 84 (18.22%) Apache
20 82 (17.79%) Red Hat
21 81 (17.57%) Perl
22 78 (16.92%) DHCP
23 74 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
24 73 (15.84%) Jenkins
24 73 (15.84%) SQL Server
25 72 (15.62%) Degree
26 69 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
26 69 (14.97%) Windows Server
27 67 (14.53%) 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 84 (18.22%) Apache
2 52 (11.28%) Tomcat
3 33 (7.16%) MS Exchange
4 32 (6.94%) IIS
5 27 (5.86%) JBoss
6 24 (5.21%) nginx
7 20 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.90%) SharePoint
8 18 (3.90%) WebSphere
9 17 (3.69%) Confluence
9 17 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (3.47%) Skype for Business
11 15 (3.25%) Apache Solr
11 15 (3.25%) WebLogic
12 14 (3.04%) Apache Spark
13 13 (2.82%) Apache Pig
14 12 (2.60%) CMS
14 12 (2.60%) WordPress
15 9 (1.95%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Actimize
1 2 (0.43%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 150 (32.54%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (12.36%) Office 365
4 52 (11.28%) SaaS
5 32 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (6.72%) IaaS
7 30 (6.51%) CloudFront
8 26 (5.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (4.12%) PaaS
10 16 (3.47%) Amazon S3
11 15 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (3.04%) Serverless
13 12 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (2.39%) G Suite
15 7 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (1.30%) iTunes
16 6 (1.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 162 (35.14%) DNS
2 111 (24.08%) TCP/IP
3 98 (21.26%) Firewall
4 78 (16.92%) DHCP
5 62 (13.45%) Kerberos
6 57 (12.36%) VPN
7 41 (8.89%) Internet
7 41 (8.89%) SSL
7 41 (8.89%) VLAN
8 38 (8.24%) SSH
9 34 (7.38%) SAN
10 33 (7.16%) HTTP
11 31 (6.72%) SMTP
12 29 (6.29%) LAN
13 24 (5.21%) NAS
13 24 (5.21%) OpenLDAP
14 23 (4.99%) WAN
15 22 (4.77%) IPsec
16 21 (4.56%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (4.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 57 (12.36%) MySQL
3 35 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (5.86%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.69%) Apache Hive
8 13 (2.82%) HBase
9 12 (2.60%) Big Data
10 11 (2.39%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.52%) Apache Zeppelin
11 7 (1.52%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.52%) Power BI
11 7 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.52%) Sqoop
12 6 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.30%) DB2
13 5 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.87%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 73 (15.84%) Jenkins
2 43 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.07%) JIRA
4 17 (3.69%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.17%) PEAR
6 9 (1.95%) Subversion
7 8 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.74%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.52%) GitLab
8 7 (1.52%) Maven
9 6 (1.30%) Grunt
10 5 (1.08%) AdminStudio
10 5 (1.08%) InstallShield
10 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.87%) AutoIt
11 4 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.87%) Selenium
12 3 (0.65%) GoCD
12 3 (0.65%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 106 (22.99%) Finance
2 29 (6.29%) Marketing
3 19 (4.12%) Banking
3 19 (4.12%) Publishing
4 13 (2.82%) German Language
5 12 (2.60%) Law
6 10 (2.17%) Retail
7 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.30%) Billing
8 6 (1.30%) French Language
8 6 (1.30%) Legal
9 5 (1.08%) Advertising
10 3 (0.65%) Electronics
10 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Games
11 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (19.09%) Administrator
2 63 (13.67%) Systems Administrator
3 50 (10.85%) Linux Administrator
4 46 (9.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 44 (9.54%) Support Engineer
6 43 (9.33%) Architect
7 39 (8.46%) Consultant
8 35 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 33 (7.16%) Linux Engineer
10 28 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (5.64%) Analyst
12 22 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.56%) IAM Specialist
14 20 (4.34%) AWS DevOps
14 20 (4.34%) Technical Support
15 19 (4.12%) Developer
15 19 (4.12%) Identity Management Specialist
16 17 (3.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.69%) IT Consultant
16 17 (3.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.45%) Web Services
2 41 (8.89%) HTML
3 32 (6.94%) SailPoint
3 32 (6.94%) XML
4 26 (5.64%) J2EE
4 26 (5.64%) LAMP
5 22 (4.77%) SAML
6 19 (4.12%) CSS
6 19 (4.12%) JSON
6 19 (4.12%) Kafka
6 19 (4.12%) SOAP
7 16 (3.47%) Middleware
8 14 (3.04%) JSP
8 14 (3.04%) Regular Expression
9 13 (2.82%) .NET
9 13 (2.82%) REST
10 11 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (1.74%) 802.1X
11 8 (1.74%) Java EE
11 8 (1.74%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 31 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.29%) PKI
5 28 (6.07%) Management Information System
6 25 (5.42%) Fintech
7 17 (3.69%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (3.47%) Public Cloud
9 15 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (3.25%) Replication
10 14 (3.04%) Private Cloud
11 11 (2.39%) Clustering
11 11 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.52%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.52%) User Experience
13 6 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 281 (60.95%) Linux
2 219 (47.51%) Windows
3 137 (29.72%) Unix
4 69 (14.97%) Windows Server
5 56 (12.15%) Solaris
6 50 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (9.76%) CentOS
8 42 (9.11%) AIX
9 33 (7.16%) Ubuntu
10 28 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (4.99%) VMS
12 22 (4.77%) Mac OS X
13 21 (4.56%) Debian
13 21 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (4.34%) Windows 7
15 19 (4.12%) HPUX
16 16 (3.47%) FreeBSD
17 14 (3.04%) Mac OS
18 12 (2.60%) Windows 10
19 11 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (22.13%) DevOps
2 97 (21.04%) ITIL
3 85 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (11.06%) Cybersecurity
5 51 (11.06%) Identity Access Management
6 50 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 47 (10.20%) Open Source
8 42 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (9.11%) Migration
9 37 (8.03%) Configuration Management
10 36 (7.81%) Analytics
10 36 (7.81%) Change Management
11 35 (7.59%) Change Control
12 31 (6.72%) Project Management
13 30 (6.51%) Incident Management
13 30 (6.51%) Load Balancing
14 29 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (6.07%) Data Protection
16 26 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 123 (26.68%) Python
2 122 (26.46%) Java
3 106 (22.99%) SQL
4 86 (18.66%) PowerShell
5 81 (17.57%) Perl
6 61 (13.23%) Bash Shell
7 49 (10.63%) Shell Script
8 29 (6.29%) Ruby
9 26 (5.64%) PHP
10 25 (5.42%) JavaScript
11 19 (4.12%) C
11 19 (4.12%) C#
11 19 (4.12%) Go
12 14 (3.04%) VB
13 13 (2.82%) C++
14 6 (1.30%) R
14 6 (1.30%) VBScript
15 5 (1.08%) Java 8
16 4 (0.87%) BeanShell
17 2 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 72 (15.62%) Degree
2 19 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.90%) CISSP
4 17 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.04%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.39%) RHCE
8 10 (2.17%) CISM
9 9 (1.95%) CCNA
9 9 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.74%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.52%) MCSE
12 6 (1.30%) CCNP
12 6 (1.30%) Master's Degree
12 6 (1.30%) RHCA
13 5 (1.08%) CEH
13 5 (1.08%) MCITP
14 4 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.87%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.99%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.25%) QA
3 11 (2.39%) SLA
4 5 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.08%) GDPR
4 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 245 (53.15%) Active Directory
2 69 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (11.06%) Docker
4 41 (8.89%) NFS
5 23 (4.99%) KVM
6 22 (4.77%) Hyper-V
6 22 (4.77%) Samba
6 22 (4.77%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (3.69%) pfSense
9 14 (3.04%) iptables
10 13 (2.82%) XenApp
11 12 (2.60%) HDFS
12 10 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (1.74%) Varnish
15 7 (1.52%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 7 (1.52%) vSphere
16 6 (1.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 87 (18.87%) Puppet
2 58 (12.58%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (11.28%) Ansible
3 52 (11.28%) Single Sign-On
4 46 (9.98%) Terraform
5 38 (8.24%) ZABBIX
6 20 (4.34%) Kubernetes
7 18 (3.90%) Nagios
7 18 (3.90%) SCOM
8 17 (3.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (3.69%) Oozie
9 14 (3.04%) AirWatch
9 14 (3.04%) SCCM
10 11 (2.39%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.52%) Ambari
12 7 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.52%) Mesos
13 6 (1.30%) Xymon
Vendors
1 125 (27.11%) Microsoft
2 100 (21.69%) VMware
3 82 (17.79%) Red Hat
4 67 (14.53%) Oracle
5 48 (10.41%) Cisco
6 36 (7.81%) Citrix
7 30 (6.51%) HP
8 27 (5.86%) Google
9 23 (4.99%) McAfee
10 22 (4.77%) ForgeRock
10 22 (4.77%) ServiceNow
11 17 (3.69%) Juniper
12 16 (3.47%) SAP
13 15 (3.25%) CyberArk
13 15 (3.25%) NetApp
13 15 (3.25%) Splunk
14 14 (3.04%) PagerDuty
14 14 (3.04%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.60%) EMC
15 12 (2.60%) New Relic