Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 748 520 743
Rank change year-on-year -228 +223 -11
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 282 177 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.84% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 188 143 223
10th Percentile £44,275 £45,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +27.27% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% +2.04%

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 50,349 21,042 51,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.43% 43.93% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32,182 18,039 42,562
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +8.91%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -273 207 £65,000 -7.14% 52
UK excluding London -169 161 £55,000 -21.43% 37
North of England -79 68 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Work from Home -236 63 £70,000 -12.50% 5
London -289 53 £75,000 +5.26% 18
North West -64 36 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Yorkshire -72 31 £70,000 +86.67% 2
East of England -85 27 £57,500 +4.55% 9
South East -163 26 £63,750 -15.00% 8
Midlands -106 16 £62,500 +38.89% 3
West Midlands -100 15 £62,500 +31.58%
Wales - 15 £47,500 - 4
South West -102 5 £72,500 - 3
Scotland -92 4 £55,000 -31.25%
North East -31 1 - -
East Midlands -78 1 £65,000 +52.94% 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 142 (50.35%) Active Directory
2 105 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (35.46%) Single Sign-On
4 88 (31.21%) Linux
5 85 (30.14%) SAML
6 84 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 84 (29.79%) Windows
7 82 (29.08%) Azure
7 82 (29.08%) AWS
8 79 (28.01%) SSL
9 76 (26.95%) Java
10 65 (23.05%) PowerShell
11 62 (21.99%) SQL
12 57 (20.21%) DNS
13 54 (19.15%) VPN
14 53 (18.79%) ITIL
15 52 (18.44%) VMware
16 51 (18.09%) PKI
17 50 (17.73%) OAuth
17 50 (17.73%) Oracle
18 48 (17.02%) Spring
19 47 (16.67%) Web Services
20 45 (15.96%) Scrum
20 45 (15.96%) Security Cleared
21 44 (15.60%) CSS
22 43 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
23 42 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (14.89%) RESTful
23 42 (14.89%) AngularJS
24 41 (14.54%) XML

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 22 (7.80%) IIS
2 12 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (3.90%) Confluence
4 9 (3.19%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.84%) Apache
5 8 (2.84%) nginx
6 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.77%) SAS
9 3 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.71%) CMS
10 2 (0.71%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.35%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.67%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.06%) Maximo
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 82 (29.08%) AWS
1 82 (29.08%) Azure
2 33 (11.70%) IaaS
3 31 (10.99%) Microsoft 365
3 31 (10.99%) PaaS
4 26 (9.22%) SaaS
5 22 (7.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (6.03%) GCP
7 15 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (3.55%) Slack
10 7 (2.48%) Serverless
11 6 (2.13%) GitHub
12 4 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (1.42%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 4 (1.42%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.06%) AWS Direct Connect
13 3 (1.06%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (28.01%) SSL
2 57 (20.21%) DNS
3 54 (19.15%) VPN
4 41 (14.54%) DHCP
4 41 (14.54%) LAN
4 41 (14.54%) TCP/IP
5 38 (13.48%) WAN
6 35 (12.41%) HTTP
7 29 (10.28%) Firewall
8 24 (8.51%) SMTP
9 19 (6.74%) SSH
10 18 (6.38%) Network Security
11 17 (6.03%) IPsec
12 14 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (4.61%) Kerberos
14 11 (3.90%) FTP
14 11 (3.90%) SAN
15 8 (2.84%) Internet
15 8 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (2.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.12%) NoSQL
2 27 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 23 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 18 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 18 (6.38%) Hazelcast
5 16 (5.67%) MySQL
6 8 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.42%) DB2
9 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.71%) GIS
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) Power BI
11 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.35%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.35%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 19 (6.74%) JUnit
2 17 (6.03%) GitLab
3 14 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.61%) JIRA
5 12 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.48%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.77%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.71%) Maven
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.35%) Ant
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.35%) Log4j
10 1 (0.35%) Selenium
10 1 (0.35%) TestNG
10 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (12.77%) Public Sector
2 30 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.64%) Social Skills
3 25 (8.87%) Finance
4 16 (5.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 12 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.84%) Banking
7 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
8 6 (2.13%) Games
8 6 (2.13%) Marketing
9 4 (1.42%) Electronics
9 4 (1.42%) Retail
10 2 (0.71%) Advertising
10 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (22.70%) Developer
2 23 (8.16%) Consultant
2 23 (8.16%) Java Developer
3 22 (7.80%) Architect
3 22 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (6.74%) IAM Developer
5 18 (6.38%) Cloud Developer
6 16 (5.67%) Access Developer
6 16 (5.67%) Analyst
6 16 (5.67%) Identity Management Developer
6 16 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.32%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.61%) SOC Engineer
8 13 (4.61%) SOC Specialist
9 11 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (3.90%) SOC Analyst
9 11 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (3.55%) Java Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (30.14%) SAML
2 50 (17.73%) OAuth
3 48 (17.02%) Spring
4 47 (16.67%) Web Services
5 44 (15.60%) CSS
6 42 (14.89%) AngularJS
6 42 (14.89%) RESTful
7 41 (14.54%) XML
8 39 (13.83%) HTML
9 33 (11.70%) REST
10 31 (10.99%) JSON
11 26 (9.22%) CSS3
11 26 (9.22%) Java EE
12 24 (8.51%) OpenID
13 20 (7.09%) SailPoint
13 20 (7.09%) Spring Boot
14 19 (6.74%) Hibernate
14 19 (6.74%) React
14 19 (6.74%) Spring Security
14 19 (6.74%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.09%) PKI
2 23 (8.16%) Cyberthreat
3 22 (7.80%) Clustering
4 21 (7.45%) Public Cloud
5 14 (4.96%) Virtual Team
6 13 (4.61%) Cyber Defence
6 13 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.26%) NHS
8 11 (3.90%) CMDB
8 11 (3.90%) Data Centre
9 10 (3.55%) Analytical Mindset
10 7 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (2.13%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.42%) Cyberattack
13 4 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
13 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 88 (31.21%) Linux
2 84 (29.79%) Windows
3 26 (9.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.38%) Mac OS
5 17 (6.03%) Unix
6 13 (4.61%) Ubuntu
7 12 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 12 (4.26%) Windows 10
7 12 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.48%) AIX
8 7 (2.48%) Android
8 7 (2.48%) CentOS
8 7 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.42%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (1.06%) Solaris
11 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.35%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.79%) ITIL
3 45 (15.96%) Scrum
4 43 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (14.18%) Open Source
6 39 (13.83%) Software Engineering
7 32 (11.35%) ITSM
7 32 (11.35%) SIEM
8 30 (10.64%) Identity Access Management
9 29 (10.28%) Load Balancing
9 29 (10.28%) Microservices
10 28 (9.93%) Service Management
11 27 (9.57%) Identity Management
11 27 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 27 (9.57%) TDD
12 26 (9.22%) Technical Leadership
13 25 (8.87%) Security Operations
13 25 (8.87%) Workflow
14 21 (7.45%) Change Management
14 21 (7.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (26.95%) Java
2 65 (23.05%) PowerShell
3 62 (21.99%) SQL
4 39 (13.83%) JavaScript
5 37 (13.12%) Python
6 25 (8.87%) Bash Shell
7 21 (7.45%) Groovy
8 10 (3.55%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.84%) C#
10 7 (2.48%) CFML
10 7 (2.48%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.13%) Perl
11 6 (2.13%) Ruby
12 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.06%) Go
14 3 (1.06%) VB
14 3 (1.06%) XPath
15 2 (0.71%) VBScript
16 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.35%) Degree
4 15 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.61%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (2.84%) AWS Certification
7 8 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.84%) MCSE
8 7 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.48%) MCSA
8 7 (2.48%) MCTS
9 5 (1.77%) CISSP
9 5 (1.77%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.42%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.06%) CCNA
12 2 (0.71%) CISM
13 1 (0.35%) CCNP
13 1 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.61%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.26%) GDPR
3 11 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.55%) NCSC
5 8 (2.84%) NIST
6 7 (2.48%) PCI DSS
7 6 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.77%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (1.42%) GRC
9 4 (1.42%) SLA
10 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.71%) PMO
11 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.35%) NIST 800
System Software
1 142 (50.35%) Active Directory
2 42 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.93%) Docker
4 20 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 19 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.96%) NDS
6 14 (4.96%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 14 (4.96%) NFS
6 14 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.42%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.06%) Ceph
10 2 (0.71%) LXC
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.71%) XenApp
10 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.35%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (35.46%) Single Sign-On
2 35 (12.41%) Kubernetes
3 26 (9.22%) Terraform
4 22 (7.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 17 (6.03%) SCCM
6 16 (5.67%) SCOM
7 15 (5.32%) FortiGate
8 14 (4.96%) Ansible
8 14 (4.96%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 10 (3.55%) Jamf Pro
10 7 (2.48%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.48%) Rancher
11 6 (2.13%) Packer
12 5 (1.77%) HP UCMDB
12 5 (1.77%) Puppet
13 3 (1.06%) Consul
13 3 (1.06%) Kibana
13 3 (1.06%) logstash
13 3 (1.06%) SafeCom
13 3 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.44%) VMware
3 50 (17.73%) Oracle
4 30 (10.64%) ServiceNow
5 25 (8.87%) Cisco
6 24 (8.51%) Citrix
7 23 (8.16%) Okta
8 21 (7.45%) IBM
9 19 (6.74%) ForgeRock
10 18 (6.38%) CyberArk
11 15 (5.32%) F5
12 14 (4.96%) HP
12 14 (4.96%) NetIQ
13 13 (4.61%) Splunk
14 12 (4.26%) Google
15 10 (3.55%) CheckPoint
15 10 (3.55%) Dell
16 9 (3.19%) BMC
16 9 (3.19%) Red Hat
17 8 (2.84%) Apple