Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 611 657 744
Rank change year-on-year +46 +87 -28
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 147 392 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.80% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 119 280 316
Median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £31,000 £35,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,050 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 27,354 48,866 60,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.83% 38.86% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23,159 40,492 49,738
Median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +78 140 £66,250 +20.45% 41
UK excluding London +99 79 £52,500 +5.00% 21
London +80 67 £70,000 +16.67% 24
South East +100 29 £70,000 +36.59% 5
North of England +58 16 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Work from Home -70 15 £48,500 +7.78% 7
South West +81 11 £72,500 +54.26% 2
Midlands +81 11 £42,500 -5.56% 4
West Midlands +75 9 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Yorkshire +57 7 £30,000 -45.45% 2
North West +54 7 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +71 6 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Scotland +41 5 £80,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +66 2 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North East +8 2 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Northern Ireland +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 64 (43.54%) Active Directory
2 60 (40.82%) DNS
2 60 (40.82%) Azure
3 55 (37.41%) AWS
4 51 (34.69%) Ansible
5 48 (32.65%) Linux
6 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (28.57%) VMware
8 39 (26.53%) DHCP
8 39 (26.53%) Git (software)
9 38 (25.85%) Windows
10 37 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 33 (22.45%) Oracle
13 32 (21.77%) XML
13 32 (21.77%) SSL
13 32 (21.77%) HTTP
13 32 (21.77%) SAML
13 32 (21.77%) PowerShell
13 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
14 31 (21.09%) DevOps
14 31 (21.09%) JIRA
14 31 (21.09%) Java
14 31 (21.09%) Python
15 29 (19.73%) Scrum
15 29 (19.73%) ServiceNow
16 27 (18.37%) SQL
16 27 (18.37%) Terraform
17 26 (17.69%) Infrastructure as Code
17 26 (17.69%) Finance

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 19 (12.93%) Confluence
2 13 (8.84%) Apache
3 10 (6.80%) Apache Spark
4 9 (6.12%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.76%) IIS
6 4 (2.72%) JBoss
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.68%) Appian
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 60 (40.82%) Azure
2 55 (37.41%) AWS
3 21 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (13.61%) IaaS
5 18 (12.24%) OpenShift
6 16 (10.88%) SaaS
7 11 (7.48%) PaaS
8 10 (6.80%) Office 365
9 9 (6.12%) Trello
10 7 (4.76%) Serverless
11 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (3.40%) GCP
12 3 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.04%) BPaaS
12 3 (2.04%) G Suite
13 2 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.36%) Apigee
13 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (1.36%) GitHub
14 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.82%) DNS
2 39 (26.53%) DHCP
3 32 (21.77%) HTTP
3 32 (21.77%) SSL
4 24 (16.33%) SAN
4 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 22 (14.97%) FTP
6 20 (13.61%) Firewall
7 19 (12.93%) SMTP
8 17 (11.56%) Kerberos
9 15 (10.20%) NAS
9 15 (10.20%) VPN
10 13 (8.84%) IMAP
10 13 (8.84%) WAN
11 11 (7.48%) LAN
12 10 (6.80%) Network Security
13 6 (4.08%) HTTPS
13 6 (4.08%) NetScaler
14 5 (3.40%) OpenLDAP
14 5 (3.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.12%) DTS
4 9 (6.12%) Looker
4 9 (6.12%) Snowflake Schema
5 8 (5.44%) MySQL
5 8 (5.44%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.08%) DataStax
7 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.72%) Big Data
9 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.68%) KDB
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
3 31 (21.09%) JIRA
4 15 (10.20%) Artifactory
5 13 (8.84%) Gerrit
6 8 (5.44%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.76%) Maven
8 4 (2.72%) Fiddler
8 4 (2.72%) GitLab
8 4 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.04%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.36%) JMeter
10 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.68%) IDA Disassembler
11 1 (0.68%) OllyDbg
11 1 (0.68%) Subversion
11 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.68%) WinDbg
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.12%) Marketing
4 7 (4.76%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Law
5 4 (2.72%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.36%) Advertising
6 2 (1.36%) Billing
6 2 (1.36%) French Language
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (25.17%) Consultant
2 17 (11.56%) Architect
3 15 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.20%) Senior Consultant
4 14 (9.52%) Developer
5 13 (8.84%) Linux Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) Analyst
7 10 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.12%) Administrator
8 9 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 8 (5.44%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) ITSM Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) Linux Support
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.77%) SAML
1 32 (21.77%) XML
2 25 (17.01%) Web Services
3 24 (16.33%) HTML
4 17 (11.56%) YAML
5 15 (10.20%) OAuth
5 15 (10.20%) SOAP
6 14 (9.52%) CSS
6 14 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (8.16%) Ajax
8 10 (6.80%) OpenID
8 10 (6.80%) SailPoint
9 7 (4.76%) REST
10 6 (4.08%) Kafka
11 5 (3.40%) JDBC
12 4 (2.72%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.72%) J2EE
13 3 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.04%) Spring
13 3 (2.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.52%) CMDB
4 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.40%) PKI
6 4 (2.72%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.72%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.72%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.72%) Online Gambling
6 4 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.04%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.04%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.36%) Blog
8 2 (1.36%) DataPower
8 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.65%) Linux
2 38 (25.85%) Windows
3 22 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (12.24%) CentOS
5 16 (10.88%) Unix
6 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.40%) Debian
9 4 (2.72%) VMS
10 3 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (1.36%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.36%) Solaris
11 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.68%) AIX
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.09%) DevOps
3 29 (19.73%) Scrum
4 26 (17.69%) Infrastructure as Code
5 23 (15.65%) Kanban
6 21 (14.29%) ITIL
7 20 (13.61%) Requirements Gathering
8 18 (12.24%) Information Security
9 17 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (10.20%) ITSM
11 14 (9.52%) Migration
12 13 (8.84%) Ticket Management
13 12 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (8.16%) Load Balancing
13 12 (8.16%) Service Management
14 11 (7.48%) Data Modelling
14 11 (7.48%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 11 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (7.48%) eTOM
14 11 (7.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.77%) PowerShell
2 31 (21.09%) Java
2 31 (21.09%) Python
3 27 (18.37%) SQL
4 24 (16.33%) Perl
5 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 22 (14.97%) Bash Shell
7 20 (13.61%) Shell Script
8 18 (12.24%) Ruby
9 13 (8.84%) Groovy
10 5 (3.40%) AWK
10 5 (3.40%) C
11 4 (2.72%) PHP
11 4 (2.72%) sed
12 3 (2.04%) Go
13 2 (1.36%) C++
13 2 (1.36%) Clojure
13 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VB
14 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Degree
2 14 (9.52%) CCNP
2 14 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.12%) CISSP
6 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.40%) CISA
8 4 (2.72%) CISM
8 4 (2.72%) RHCE
8 4 (2.72%) RHCSA
9 3 (2.04%) CCNA
9 3 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.36%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.68%) CCMSE
11 1 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) GDPR
2 7 (4.76%) SLA
3 6 (4.08%) QA
4 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (2.04%) COBIT
5 3 (2.04%) COSO
5 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.04%) HIPAA
5 3 (2.04%) ITGC
6 1 (0.68%) NCSC
6 1 (0.68%) NIST
System Software
1 64 (43.54%) Active Directory
2 37 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.56%) XenApp
4 15 (10.20%) Docker
4 15 (10.20%) XenDesktop
5 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (8.16%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (4.76%) DFS Replication
6 7 (4.76%) NDS
6 7 (4.76%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 7 (4.76%) vSphere
7 5 (3.40%) Firmware
8 3 (2.04%) KVM
8 3 (2.04%) OCFS2
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.04%) Postfix
8 3 (2.04%) qmail
8 3 (2.04%) Samba
8 3 (2.04%) Sendmail
8 3 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (34.69%) Ansible
2 27 (18.37%) Terraform
3 24 (16.33%) Kubernetes
4 16 (10.88%) Single Sign-On
5 15 (10.20%) Puppet
6 11 (7.48%) HAProxy
6 11 (7.48%) vRealize
7 10 (6.80%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (4.08%) Tivoli
10 5 (3.40%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 5 (3.40%) SELinux
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (2.72%) Rancher
11 4 (2.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (2.04%) FortiGate
13 2 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (1.36%) Mesos
13 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 42 (28.57%) VMware
2 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.45%) Oracle
4 29 (19.73%) ServiceNow
5 23 (15.65%) Red Hat
6 21 (14.29%) Citrix
7 19 (12.93%) IBM
8 16 (10.88%) Cisco
9 15 (10.20%) HP
10 13 (8.84%) Atlassian
10 13 (8.84%) F5
10 13 (8.84%) Infoblox
11 11 (7.48%) Dell
12 10 (6.80%) BMC
12 10 (6.80%) Remedy
12 10 (6.80%) Splunk
13 8 (5.44%) ForgeRock
13 8 (5.44%) Okta
14 7 (4.76%) CheckPoint
15 6 (4.08%) Novell