Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 601 632
Rank change year-on-year -83 +31 -99
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 548 789 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 2.45% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 371 622 669
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £32,488
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.53% -2.11%

LDAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28053 32236 36504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 16.98% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22722 26396 30185
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,225 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -107 523 £57,500 +4.55% 37
London -38 305 £60,000 +4.35% 23
UK excluding London -104 226 £45,000 -10.00% 14
South East -93 92 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North of England -23 45 £45,000 - 2
South West +6 31 £42,000 +5.00% 1
East of England -15 29 £40,000 -15.79% 1
North West -30 27 £43,750 +16.67% 1
Midlands +17 16 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +12 13 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Scotland -19 7 - -
North East +11 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +36 3 £30,000 -14.29%
Wales - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 272 (49.64%) Linux
2 264 (48.18%) Active Directory
3 220 (40.15%) Windows
4 167 (30.47%) DNS
5 163 (29.74%) Unix
6 154 (28.10%) Finance
7 153 (27.92%) Apache
7 153 (27.92%) Microsoft
8 150 (27.37%) Java
9 132 (24.09%) Oracle
10 128 (23.36%) SQL
11 124 (22.63%) Tomcat
12 115 (20.99%) TCP/IP
13 114 (20.80%) VMware
14 113 (20.62%) Python
15 106 (19.34%) Red Hat
15 106 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
16 105 (19.16%) Shell Script
17 104 (18.98%) Firewall
18 101 (18.43%) Bash Shell
19 99 (18.07%) Kerberos
20 98 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 97 (17.70%) Web Services
22 92 (16.79%) SOAP
23 90 (16.42%) Perl
23 90 (16.42%) HTTP
23 90 (16.42%) DevOps
24 87 (15.88%) Windows Server
24 87 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
25 85 (15.51%) Identity Access Management

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
1 153 (27.92%) Apache
2 124 (22.63%) Tomcat
3 40 (7.30%) JBoss
4 36 (6.57%) WebLogic
5 33 (6.02%) MS Exchange
6 29 (5.29%) nginx
7 28 (5.11%) SharePoint
8 27 (4.93%) Confluence
8 27 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (4.56%) IIS
10 24 (4.38%) WebSphere
11 23 (4.20%) Skype for Business
12 22 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (1.64%) OpenStack
15 8 (1.46%) MQSeries
15 8 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
16 6 (1.09%) LiveLink
17 5 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.91%) ResourceLink
2 5 (0.91%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.73%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (9.67%) GitHub
4 39 (7.12%) IaaS
5 34 (6.20%) Office 365
6 22 (4.01%) SaaS
7 21 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (3.10%) PaaS
9 12 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.09%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.73%) Datadog
13 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.36%) Akamai
14 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.36%) Cloudflare
15 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 167 (30.47%) DNS
2 115 (20.99%) TCP/IP
3 104 (18.98%) Firewall
4 99 (18.07%) Kerberos
5 90 (16.42%) HTTP
6 85 (15.51%) DHCP
7 81 (14.78%) VPN
8 69 (12.59%) SAN
9 64 (11.68%) SSL
10 63 (11.50%) SMTP
11 49 (8.94%) SSH
12 42 (7.66%) BGP
12 42 (7.66%) OSPF
13 31 (5.66%) VoIP
14 30 (5.47%) FTP
14 30 (5.47%) Junos
14 30 (5.47%) RIP
15 28 (5.11%) IGMP
16 27 (4.93%) SNMP
16 27 (4.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.05%) MySQL
2 72 (13.14%) SQL Server
3 42 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 37 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (5.84%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.56%) Big Data
7 16 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (2.19%) DataStage
9 12 (2.19%) DB2
9 12 (2.19%) LucidDB
10 10 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.64%) MariaDB
12 8 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.09%) Redis
15 5 (0.91%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 60 (10.95%) Maven
1 60 (10.95%) Subversion
2 54 (9.85%) JUnit
3 45 (8.21%) Git (software)
4 37 (6.75%) JIRA
5 27 (4.93%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.92%) TeamCity
7 14 (2.55%) JIRA Agile
7 14 (2.55%) ScriptRunner
8 13 (2.37%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (1.64%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.46%) AppScan
10 8 (1.46%) NuGet
11 6 (1.09%) MSI
11 6 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.91%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.91%) PROIV
General
1 154 (28.10%) Finance
2 81 (14.78%) Banking
3 71 (12.96%) Investment Banking
4 62 (11.31%) Retail Banking
5 21 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.47%) Games
7 6 (1.09%) Law
8 4 (0.73%) Electronics
8 4 (0.73%) Marketing
9 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (12.59%) Administrator
2 55 (10.04%) Analyst
3 54 (9.85%) Systems Administrator
4 47 (8.58%) Linux Administrator
4 47 (8.58%) Linux Engineer
5 45 (8.21%) Developer
6 44 (8.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 44 (8.03%) Support Engineer
7 38 (6.93%) Unix Engineer
8 37 (6.75%) Consultant
8 37 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (6.39%) Systems Engineer
10 33 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (4.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 25 (4.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 21 (3.83%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.65%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 20 (3.65%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.47%) IT Engineer
15 19 (3.47%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (17.70%) Web Services
2 92 (16.79%) SOAP
3 73 (13.32%) HTML
3 73 (13.32%) REST
4 72 (13.14%) Spring
5 71 (12.96%) J2EE
6 67 (12.23%) AngularJS
7 56 (10.22%) XML
8 55 (10.04%) SailPoint
9 53 (9.67%) JPA
10 35 (6.39%) CSS
11 27 (4.93%) .NET
12 26 (4.74%) RESTful
13 24 (4.38%) Middleware
14 22 (4.01%) JSP
15 21 (3.83%) SAML
16 20 (3.65%) Elastic Stack
17 18 (3.28%) OAuth
18 17 (3.10%) LAMP
19 13 (2.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.12%) PKI
4 35 (6.39%) Management Information System
5 34 (6.20%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.47%) Clustering
8 11 (2.01%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.82%) Replication
10 9 (1.64%) BYOD
11 8 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.46%) Fintech
12 7 (1.28%) CMDB
12 7 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.91%) Robotics
15 4 (0.73%) Grid Computing
15 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 272 (49.64%) Linux
2 220 (40.15%) Windows
3 163 (29.74%) Unix
4 87 (15.88%) Windows Server
5 75 (13.69%) Solaris
6 52 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (8.21%) CentOS
8 27 (4.93%) Debian
8 27 (4.93%) Mac OS X
9 26 (4.74%) AIX
10 22 (4.01%) Ubuntu
10 22 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (2.92%) Windows 7
12 14 (2.55%) Windows 10
13 12 (2.19%) Android
13 12 (2.19%) HPUX
14 9 (1.64%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (16.42%) DevOps
3 85 (15.51%) Identity Access Management
4 79 (14.42%) Asset Management
5 78 (14.23%) Configuration Management
5 78 (14.23%) SDLC
6 69 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 68 (12.41%) Wealth Management
8 57 (10.40%) ITIL
9 54 (9.85%) Identity Management
10 50 (9.12%) IT Strategy
11 46 (8.39%) Information Security
11 46 (8.39%) Mentoring
12 40 (7.30%) Kalman Filter
13 38 (6.93%) Open Source
13 38 (6.93%) Patch Management
14 37 (6.75%) Performance Tuning
15 36 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (5.66%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 150 (27.37%) Java
2 128 (23.36%) SQL
3 113 (20.62%) Python
4 105 (19.16%) Shell Script
5 101 (18.43%) Bash Shell
6 90 (16.42%) Perl
7 80 (14.60%) PowerShell
8 76 (13.87%) JavaScript
9 59 (10.77%) Ruby
10 48 (8.76%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.47%) PHP
12 13 (2.37%) C#
12 13 (2.37%) C++
13 12 (2.19%) Groovy
14 9 (1.64%) C
14 9 (1.64%) VB
15 8 (1.46%) Korn
16 7 (1.28%) C-shell
17 4 (0.73%) ES6
17 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (9.12%) Degree
2 29 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (4.20%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.83%) CCNP
6 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.64%) CCNA
9 8 (1.46%) CCIE
9 8 (1.46%) GIAC
9 8 (1.46%) MCSE
10 6 (1.09%) CISSP
11 5 (0.91%) CISM
12 3 (0.55%) MCP
13 2 (0.36%) CEH
13 2 (0.36%) OCP
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.36%) RHCE
13 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.37%) PCI DSS
1 13 (2.37%) QA
2 10 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.64%) SLA
4 4 (0.73%) COBIT
5 3 (0.55%) GDPR
6 2 (0.36%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 264 (48.18%) Active Directory
2 98 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (10.95%) NFS
4 44 (8.03%) iptables
5 36 (6.57%) Docker
6 33 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (4.74%) Hyper-V
8 20 (3.65%) Samba
9 19 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (3.10%) XenServer
11 16 (2.92%) KVM
11 16 (2.92%) Snort
12 10 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (1.46%) Dovecot
13 8 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.28%) vSphere
15 6 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.09%) Postfix
16 5 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (13.69%) Puppet
2 56 (10.22%) Nagios
3 52 (9.49%) Ansible
4 35 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (6.20%) SCOM
6 27 (4.93%) Oracle ZFS
6 27 (4.93%) Terraform
7 24 (4.38%) SCCM
8 15 (2.74%) ZABBIX
9 14 (2.55%) Cacti
10 12 (2.19%) Kibana
10 12 (2.19%) logstash
11 10 (1.82%) FortiGate
11 10 (1.82%) Kubernetes
11 10 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (1.64%) Icinga
13 8 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (1.46%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.46%) Salt
14 7 (1.28%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 153 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 132 (24.09%) Oracle
3 114 (20.80%) VMware
4 106 (19.34%) Red Hat
5 51 (9.31%) Cisco
6 50 (9.12%) HP
7 35 (6.39%) ServiceNow
8 28 (5.11%) Sun
9 25 (4.56%) IBM
10 22 (4.01%) NetApp
11 20 (3.65%) Atlassian
11 20 (3.65%) EMC
12 18 (3.28%) Apple
13 17 (3.10%) Cognos
13 17 (3.10%) Jaspersoft
13 17 (3.10%) Splunk
14 16 (2.92%) CA
14 16 (2.92%) Citrix
15 15 (2.74%) TIBCO
15 15 (2.74%) Veritas