Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 516 728 698
Rank change year-on-year +212 -30 +13
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 175 360 482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.70% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 233 392
Median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% +9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £33,750 £32,880
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11% -

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 21,419 51,321 65,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.87% 37.59% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18,281 42,195 54,376
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 +224 168 £70,000 +27.27% 24
London +196 90 £70,000 +3.70% 7
UK excluding London +217 80 £70,000 +40.00% 22
South East +174 29 £70,000 +40.00% 8
South West +146 25 £75,000 +59.57% 1
Work from Home +35 16 £72,500 -3.33% 3
North of England +142 10 £40,000 -21.94% 3
Midlands +123 10 £42,500 -1.16% 5
West Midlands +102 9 £47,500 +26.67% 2
North West +99 6 £65,000 +32.65% 2
Yorkshire +123 3 £37,500 -26.83% 1
Scotland +87 3 £80,000 +33.33% 5
East of England +121 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands +94 1 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North East +22 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Northern Ireland +20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 87 (49.71%) Active Directory
2 81 (46.29%) Linux
3 67 (38.29%) VMware
4 62 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (34.86%) Windows
6 60 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 56 (32.00%) AWS
8 55 (31.43%) Azure
9 53 (30.29%) DNS
10 48 (27.43%) Ansible
11 46 (26.29%) Git (software)
12 43 (24.57%) SSL
12 43 (24.57%) SAML
12 43 (24.57%) Oracle
12 43 (24.57%) XML
13 40 (22.86%) Scrum
13 40 (22.86%) Python
14 36 (20.57%) Java
14 36 (20.57%) Microsoft
14 36 (20.57%) Jenkins
15 35 (20.00%) ServiceNow
16 34 (19.43%) DHCP
17 33 (18.86%) JIRA
17 33 (18.86%) Infrastructure as Code
18 32 (18.29%) Web Services
19 31 (17.71%) Finance
19 31 (17.71%) OAuth
19 31 (17.71%) CentOS
19 31 (17.71%) DevOps
20 30 (17.14%) Kanban

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 24 (13.71%) Confluence
2 18 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (5.71%) Apache
4 10 (5.71%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.43%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.57%) Appian
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 56 (32.00%) AWS
2 55 (31.43%) Azure
3 28 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (11.43%) SaaS
5 19 (10.86%) Office 365
6 13 (7.43%) IaaS
7 11 (6.29%) OpenShift
8 10 (5.71%) PaaS
9 8 (4.57%) Trello
10 6 (3.43%) Serverless
11 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.71%) GCP
12 2 (1.14%) BPaaS
13 1 (0.57%) Akamai
13 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.57%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.57%) Datadog
13 1 (0.57%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 53 (30.29%) DNS
2 43 (24.57%) SSL
3 34 (19.43%) DHCP
4 28 (16.00%) Firewall
5 26 (14.86%) Kerberos
6 25 (14.29%) HTTP
7 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
8 20 (11.43%) VPN
9 15 (8.57%) FTP
10 14 (8.00%) SAN
11 13 (7.43%) IMAP
11 13 (7.43%) SMTP
12 11 (6.29%) DMARC
13 9 (5.14%) WAN
14 8 (4.57%) HTTPS
14 8 (4.57%) VLAN
15 7 (4.00%) LAN
16 5 (2.86%) MPLS
16 5 (2.86%) Skype
16 5 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.57%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.29%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.14%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.14%) MySQL
5 9 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.57%) DTS
6 8 (4.57%) Looker
6 8 (4.57%) Snowflake Schema
7 7 (4.00%) DataStax
8 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.86%) Tableau
9 4 (2.29%) Tableau Server
10 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.14%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 46 (26.29%) Git (software)
2 36 (20.57%) Jenkins
3 33 (18.86%) JIRA
4 19 (10.86%) Artifactory
5 13 (7.43%) Gerrit
6 9 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (4.57%) GitLab
8 7 (4.00%) Bitbucket Server
8 7 (4.00%) Vagrant
9 6 (3.43%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.43%) Maven
10 4 (2.29%) IDA Disassembler
10 4 (2.29%) OllyDbg
10 4 (2.29%) RStudio
10 4 (2.29%) WinDbg
11 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.14%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.14%) JMeter
12 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 31 (17.71%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Banking
2 10 (5.71%) Marketing
3 5 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Billing
5 2 (1.14%) Electronics
5 2 (1.14%) French Language
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (24.57%) Consultant
2 19 (10.86%) Architect
2 19 (10.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (9.71%) Senior Consultant
3 17 (9.71%) Technical Consultant
4 16 (9.14%) Developer
5 15 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 14 (8.00%) ITSM Consultant
6 14 (8.00%) Senior ITSM Consultant
7 13 (7.43%) Linux Consultant
7 13 (7.43%) Linux Support
7 13 (7.43%) Support Consultant
8 12 (6.86%) Cloud Consultant
9 11 (6.29%) Remedy Consultant
9 11 (6.29%) Senior Remedy Consultant
10 10 (5.71%) Administrator
11 8 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 8 (4.57%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.57%) SAML
1 43 (24.57%) XML
2 32 (18.29%) Web Services
3 31 (17.71%) OAuth
4 29 (16.57%) HTML
5 22 (12.57%) OpenID
5 22 (12.57%) SailPoint
5 22 (12.57%) SOAP
6 17 (9.71%) Ajax
6 17 (9.71%) CSS
6 17 (9.71%) YAML
7 14 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.43%) .NET
9 5 (2.86%) Kafka
9 5 (2.86%) REST
9 5 (2.86%) Shiny
10 4 (2.29%) JDBC
10 4 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.71%) JSP
11 3 (1.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.57%) CMDB
2 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.43%) iPhone
6 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.29%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) PKI
7 3 (1.71%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.14%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.14%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.14%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.14%) NHS
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 81 (46.29%) Linux
2 61 (34.86%) Windows
3 31 (17.71%) CentOS
4 28 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (10.86%) Unix
6 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (6.29%) Debian
8 11 (6.29%) Ubuntu
9 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.43%) Android
11 5 (2.86%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.14%) AIX
14 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.57%) Solaris
15 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.86%) Scrum
3 33 (18.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 31 (17.71%) DevOps
5 30 (17.14%) ITIL
5 30 (17.14%) Kanban
6 28 (16.00%) ITSM
7 25 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
8 23 (13.14%) Identity Access Management
9 21 (12.00%) Service Management
10 20 (11.43%) Workflow
11 19 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (10.86%) Presales
11 19 (10.86%) TDD
12 18 (10.29%) Identity Management
13 17 (9.71%) Customer Engagement
13 17 (9.71%) IT Asset Management
13 17 (9.71%) ITIL V2
13 17 (9.71%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (9.71%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.86%) Python
2 36 (20.57%) Java
3 29 (16.57%) PowerShell
4 26 (14.86%) SQL
5 25 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 25 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 17 (9.71%) Groovy
7 16 (9.14%) Perl
7 16 (9.14%) Ruby
8 6 (3.43%) C
9 5 (2.86%) R
10 4 (2.29%) C++
11 3 (1.71%) Go
11 3 (1.71%) PHP
12 2 (1.14%) BeanShell
12 2 (1.14%) C#
12 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.57%) Degree
3 18 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.00%) CISSP
6 5 (2.86%) CCNP
7 3 (1.71%) CISA
7 3 (1.71%) RHCE
7 3 (1.71%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.14%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CISM
8 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) LFCE
8 2 (1.14%) LFCS
8 2 (1.14%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.14%) VCAP
8 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.14%) GDPR
2 8 (4.57%) SLA
3 7 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.00%) QA
4 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (1.14%) COBIT
5 2 (1.14%) COSO
5 2 (1.14%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.14%) ITGC
System Software
1 87 (49.71%) Active Directory
2 60 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.57%) vSphere
4 21 (12.00%) NDS
4 21 (12.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 14 (8.00%) Docker
6 10 (5.71%) XenApp
7 8 (4.57%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.00%) DFS Replication
9 6 (3.43%) Samba
9 6 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.29%) NFS
12 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.71%) Squid
12 3 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.14%) HDFS
13 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.57%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 48 (27.43%) Ansible
2 30 (17.14%) Terraform
3 18 (10.29%) Puppet
4 17 (9.71%) HP UCMDB
5 16 (9.14%) Kubernetes
5 16 (9.14%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 16 (9.14%) Tivoli
6 13 (7.43%) WSUS
7 11 (6.29%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 7 (4.00%) Grafana
9 7 (4.00%) Packer
9 7 (4.00%) SCCM
9 7 (4.00%) ZABBIX
10 6 (3.43%) Ambari
10 6 (3.43%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (2.86%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 4 (2.29%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (1.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 67 (38.29%) VMware
2 43 (24.57%) Oracle
3 36 (20.57%) Microsoft
4 35 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 27 (15.43%) Red Hat
6 22 (12.57%) HP
7 21 (12.00%) ForgeRock
8 19 (10.86%) Remedy
9 17 (9.71%) BMC
10 16 (9.14%) Citrix
10 16 (9.14%) NetIQ
11 14 (8.00%) Okta
12 13 (7.43%) Atlassian
12 13 (7.43%) Cisco
12 13 (7.43%) IBM
13 12 (6.86%) SolarWinds
14 8 (4.57%) Novell
15 7 (4.00%) Cloudera
15 7 (4.00%) Juniper
15 7 (4.00%) Splunk