Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 680 601 603
Rank change year-on-year -79 +2 -58
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 542 714 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 376 564 662
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £35,225 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 70,673 69,589 79,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,256 60,136 68,517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 17 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 19 January 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 -94 516 £55,000 +1.85% 101
UK excluding London -94 264 £45,000 -10.00% 59
London -26 257 £62,500 +8.70% 47
South East -81 111 £49,000 -10.91% 19
North of England -9 57 £40,000 -17.95% 15
South West +18 40 £42,000 +5.00% 6
North West +4 39 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East of England -18 25 £47,500 - 8
Midlands +7 19 £55,000 +57.14% 6
West Midlands +18 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Yorkshire 0 6 £48,750 -7.14% 9
North East -15 6 £65,000 +85.71% 1
East Midlands +16 5 £70,000 +100.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland -41 4 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Wales +18 2 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing LDAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LDAP.

1 282 (52.03%) Linux
2 254 (46.86%) Active Directory
3 216 (39.85%) Windows
4 165 (30.44%) Unix
5 148 (27.31%) Microsoft
6 142 (26.20%) DNS
7 140 (25.83%) SQL
8 137 (25.28%) Finance
9 128 (23.62%) Oracle
10 126 (23.25%) Java
11 120 (22.14%) Apache
12 115 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
13 103 (19.00%) Tomcat
14 102 (18.82%) Python
15 101 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
16 92 (16.97%) DevOps
17 91 (16.79%) Firewall
18 89 (16.42%) HTTP
19 88 (16.24%) Kerberos
19 88 (16.24%) DHCP
19 88 (16.24%) Bash Shell
20 86 (15.87%) Identity Access Management
21 85 (15.68%) TCP/IP
22 83 (15.31%) Web Services
23 82 (15.13%) SOAP
23 82 (15.13%) SQL Server
23 82 (15.13%) Shell Script
24 80 (14.76%) Red Hat
24 80 (14.76%) VMware
25 77 (14.21%) MySQL

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
1 120 (22.14%) Apache
2 103 (19.00%) Tomcat
3 50 (9.23%) JBoss
4 44 (8.12%) WebSphere
5 42 (7.75%) WebLogic
6 31 (5.72%) Confluence
7 30 (5.54%) nginx
8 28 (5.17%) MS Exchange
9 25 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (4.06%) SharePoint
11 20 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (3.69%) Skype for Business
12 19 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (3.32%) IIS
14 12 (2.21%) IBM Notes
15 10 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (1.66%) iPlanet
16 9 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
17 8 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.92%) ResourceLink
2 5 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.92%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.46%) GitHub
4 34 (6.27%) Office 365
5 30 (5.54%) IaaS
6 29 (5.35%) SaaS
7 17 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 16 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (2.40%) OneDrive
9 13 (2.40%) PaaS
10 9 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.74%) Datadog
13 3 (0.55%) Akamai
13 3 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.37%) Cloudflare
14 2 (0.37%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 142 (26.20%) DNS
2 91 (16.79%) Firewall
3 89 (16.42%) HTTP
4 88 (16.24%) DHCP
4 88 (16.24%) Kerberos
5 85 (15.68%) TCP/IP
6 62 (11.44%) SSL
7 57 (10.52%) VPN
8 53 (9.78%) SSH
9 47 (8.67%) SMTP
10 46 (8.49%) SAN
11 31 (5.72%) BGP
12 30 (5.54%) OSPF
13 27 (4.98%) VoIP
14 25 (4.61%) IPsec
15 23 (4.24%) Network Security
16 22 (4.06%) FTP
17 19 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (3.51%) SNMP
18 18 (3.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 77 (14.21%) MySQL
3 56 (10.33%) Relational Database
4 42 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.98%) DB2
6 26 (4.80%) NoSQL
7 24 (4.43%) RDBMS
8 23 (4.24%) Big Data
9 19 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.95%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (2.21%) DataStage
12 12 (2.21%) LucidDB
13 8 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (1.29%) MariaDB
15 6 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.30%) Subversion
3 39 (7.20%) JIRA
4 35 (6.46%) JUnit
5 33 (6.09%) Maven
6 26 (4.80%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.58%) JIRA Agile
7 14 (2.58%) ScriptRunner
8 10 (1.85%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (1.48%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.29%) AppScan
11 7 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.92%) GitLab
13 5 (0.92%) PROIV
14 4 (0.74%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.74%) MSI
14 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (25.28%) Finance
2 54 (9.96%) Banking
3 53 (9.78%) Investment Banking
4 43 (7.93%) Retail Banking
5 22 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.69%) Games
7 9 (1.66%) Law
8 6 (1.11%) Retail
9 4 (0.74%) Electronics
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (13.47%) Administrator
2 61 (11.25%) Analyst
3 58 (10.70%) Systems Administrator
4 56 (10.33%) Linux Engineer
5 50 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 46 (8.49%) Linux Administrator
7 43 (7.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 41 (7.56%) Support Engineer
9 39 (7.20%) Consultant
9 39 (7.20%) Developer
10 38 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 35 (6.46%) Architect
12 32 (5.90%) Unix Engineer
13 30 (5.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 30 (5.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 30 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (4.06%) Network Engineer
15 21 (3.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 20 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
17 18 (3.32%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (15.31%) Web Services
2 82 (15.13%) SOAP
3 69 (12.73%) XML
4 64 (11.81%) J2EE
4 64 (11.81%) REST
5 63 (11.62%) HTML
6 50 (9.23%) Spring
7 46 (8.49%) SailPoint
8 37 (6.83%) AngularJS
9 32 (5.90%) CSS
10 31 (5.72%) Middleware
11 30 (5.54%) JPA
12 27 (4.98%) SAML
13 21 (3.87%) .NET
14 20 (3.69%) JSP
15 18 (3.32%) OAuth
15 18 (3.32%) RESTful
16 16 (2.95%) ODBC
17 15 (2.77%) Elastic Stack
18 14 (2.58%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.55%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 39 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (6.09%) PKI
5 31 (5.72%) Clustering
5 31 (5.72%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.58%) Fintech
7 12 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (2.21%) PMI
8 9 (1.66%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.48%) Replication
9 8 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.11%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.11%) BYOD
11 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 282 (52.03%) Linux
2 216 (39.85%) Windows
3 165 (30.44%) Unix
4 71 (13.10%) Windows Server
5 60 (11.07%) Solaris
6 47 (8.67%) CentOS
7 37 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (5.35%) AIX
10 25 (4.61%) Debian
10 25 (4.61%) Ubuntu
11 21 (3.87%) Mac OS X
12 17 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (2.77%) HPUX
14 14 (2.58%) Windows 7
15 11 (2.03%) SUSE
16 9 (1.66%) Android
17 8 (1.48%) Windows 10
18 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
19 4 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (16.97%) DevOps
3 86 (15.87%) Identity Access Management
4 73 (13.47%) Configuration Management
5 58 (10.70%) ITIL
6 57 (10.52%) Asset Management
7 52 (9.59%) Identity Management
7 52 (9.59%) SDLC
8 51 (9.41%) Information Security
8 51 (9.41%) Wealth Management
9 49 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (7.93%) Migration
11 42 (7.75%) High Availability
12 38 (7.01%) Kalman Filter
13 34 (6.27%) IT Strategy
13 34 (6.27%) Mentoring
14 33 (6.09%) Patch Management
15 32 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (5.90%) Open Source
16 30 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 140 (25.83%) SQL
2 126 (23.25%) Java
3 102 (18.82%) Python
4 88 (16.24%) Bash Shell
5 82 (15.13%) Shell Script
6 75 (13.84%) JavaScript
7 67 (12.36%) PowerShell
8 55 (10.15%) Perl
9 37 (6.83%) Ruby
10 32 (5.90%) PL/SQL
11 29 (5.35%) PHP
12 19 (3.51%) C#
13 14 (2.58%) C++
14 12 (2.21%) Groovy
15 10 (1.85%) Korn
16 9 (1.66%) C
17 8 (1.48%) VBScript
17 8 (1.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 5 (0.92%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.74%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 63 (11.62%) Degree
2 32 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.43%) CCNP
5 24 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (3.32%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.85%) GIAC
9 9 (1.66%) CCIE
10 6 (1.11%) CISSP
10 6 (1.11%) PMP
11 5 (0.92%) CISM
11 5 (0.92%) MCSE
12 4 (0.74%) CCNA
12 4 (0.74%) RHCE
13 2 (0.37%) GCIH
13 2 (0.37%) OCP
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.87%) QA
2 11 (2.03%) SLA
3 10 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.92%) GDPR
6 4 (0.74%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.18%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 254 (46.86%) Active Directory
2 69 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (9.41%) NFS
4 45 (8.30%) Docker
5 30 (5.54%) iptables
6 29 (5.35%) Samba
7 20 (3.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (3.51%) Snort
9 18 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.58%) Hyper-V
11 12 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.48%) Xen
13 7 (1.29%) KVM
13 7 (1.29%) Postfix
13 7 (1.29%) vSphere
14 6 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.92%) HDFS
15 5 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.74%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 60 (11.07%) Puppet
2 54 (9.96%) Nagios
3 51 (9.41%) Ansible
4 43 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (5.72%) SCOM
6 25 (4.61%) Terraform
7 22 (4.06%) SCCM
8 19 (3.51%) Cacti
9 18 (3.32%) Oracle ZFS
10 16 (2.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 16 (2.95%) ZABBIX
11 15 (2.77%) AirWatch
12 14 (2.58%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (2.21%) logstash
14 10 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
14 10 (1.85%) Kubernetes
14 10 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 9 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (1.66%) FortiGate
15 9 (1.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 148 (27.31%) Microsoft
2 128 (23.62%) Oracle
3 80 (14.76%) Red Hat
3 80 (14.76%) VMware
4 53 (9.78%) HP
5 51 (9.41%) Cisco
6 31 (5.72%) ServiceNow
7 28 (5.17%) CA
8 27 (4.98%) IBM
9 22 (4.06%) Google
10 21 (3.87%) Sun
11 20 (3.69%) Citrix
11 20 (3.69%) EMC
11 20 (3.69%) NetApp
11 20 (3.69%) Splunk
12 17 (3.14%) Atlassian
12 17 (3.14%) Cognos
12 17 (3.14%) Jaspersoft
13 16 (2.95%) CheckPoint
13 16 (2.95%) CyberArk