Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 684 632 592
Rank change year-on-year -52 -40 +21
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 551 647 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.90% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 413 469 720
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £37,120
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.73%

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 71,411 72,214 79,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.61% 40.66% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 59,472 60,657 68,576
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 14 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 July 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 -39 535 £55,000 -6.78% 59
London -7 318 £57,750 -7.60% 33
UK excluding London -62 217 £50,000 +5.26% 29
South East -62 67 £50,000 -13.04% 14
North of England +18 47 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Midlands +35 40 £37,500 +20.97% 5
East of England +11 38 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West +17 28 £47,750 +27.33% 2
West Midlands +24 22 £40,500 +35.00%
Yorkshire +24 19 £45,000 -34.55%
East Midlands +14 18 £37,500 - 5
South West -3 17 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Scotland -39 7 £47,500 -12.44% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 315 (57.17%) Linux
2 291 (52.81%) Active Directory
3 272 (49.36%) Windows
4 192 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
5 158 (28.68%) DNS
6 147 (26.68%) Unix
7 143 (25.95%) TCP/IP
8 139 (25.23%) Python
9 138 (25.05%) Java
10 134 (24.32%) Firewall
10 134 (24.32%) Bash Shell
10 134 (24.32%) PowerShell
11 126 (22.87%) Apache
12 122 (22.14%) Perl
13 121 (21.96%) Puppet
14 120 (21.78%) HTTP
14 120 (21.78%) Red Hat
15 115 (20.87%) Microsoft
15 115 (20.87%) Tomcat
16 114 (20.69%) SQL
17 111 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
17 111 (20.15%) DevOps
18 108 (19.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 108 (19.60%) Oracle
19 107 (19.42%) SQL Server
20 106 (19.24%) DHCP
21 105 (19.06%) ITIL
22 99 (17.97%) MySQL
23 89 (16.15%) Finance
23 89 (16.15%) VMware

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
1 126 (22.87%) Apache
2 115 (20.87%) Tomcat
3 64 (11.62%) JBoss
4 56 (10.16%) WebSphere
5 51 (9.26%) WebLogic
6 38 (6.90%) IIS
6 38 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 31 (5.63%) MS Exchange
8 25 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (3.81%) Apache Spark
11 17 (3.09%) IBM Notes
12 16 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (2.54%) Confluence
13 14 (2.54%) SharePoint
14 12 (2.18%) nginx
15 9 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (1.45%) Apache Pig
16 8 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.36%) Actimize
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 192 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (19.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (14.34%) SaaS
4 53 (9.62%) Office 365
5 26 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (4.54%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (3.81%) GitHub
8 17 (3.09%) OneDrive
9 15 (2.72%) Amazon S3
10 14 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (2.54%) Datadog
11 13 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (2.36%) CloudFront
11 13 (2.36%) PaaS
12 12 (2.18%) IaaS
13 11 (2.00%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (1.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 158 (28.68%) DNS
2 143 (25.95%) TCP/IP
3 134 (24.32%) Firewall
4 120 (21.78%) HTTP
5 106 (19.24%) DHCP
6 82 (14.88%) Kerberos
7 77 (13.97%) VPN
8 72 (13.07%) SAN
9 63 (11.43%) NAS
10 55 (9.98%) SSL
11 44 (7.99%) SNMP
12 43 (7.80%) SSH
13 42 (7.62%) IPsec
14 40 (7.26%) BGP
14 40 (7.26%) OSPF
15 39 (7.08%) SMTP
16 35 (6.35%) VLAN
17 29 (5.26%) Internet
17 29 (5.26%) WAN
18 27 (4.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 99 (17.97%) MySQL
3 68 (12.34%) Relational Database
4 42 (7.62%) Hadoop
5 36 (6.53%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (3.81%) Big Data
8 17 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.36%) Apache Hive
11 11 (2.00%) HBase
11 11 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.00%) Redis
12 9 (1.63%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.45%) DB2
13 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 59 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 32 (5.81%) JIRA
4 18 (3.27%) Fiddler
4 18 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (2.90%) Subversion
6 12 (2.18%) GoCD
6 12 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (2.00%) Artifactory
8 10 (1.81%) JUnit
8 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.63%) Selenium
10 7 (1.27%) Maven
10 7 (1.27%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.09%) Ant
11 6 (1.09%) GDB
11 6 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.91%) Automake
12 5 (0.91%) GCC
General
1 89 (16.15%) Finance
2 18 (3.27%) Marketing
3 17 (3.09%) Retail
4 15 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.54%) Banking
6 9 (1.63%) Advertising
7 8 (1.45%) German Language
8 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.09%) Law
10 5 (0.91%) French Language
11 4 (0.73%) Publishing
12 3 (0.54%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (14.34%) Linux Engineer
2 68 (12.34%) Administrator
3 61 (11.07%) Architect
4 59 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 47 (8.53%) Linux Administrator
6 46 (8.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 40 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
8 36 (6.53%) Support Engineer
9 35 (6.35%) Analyst
10 33 (5.99%) Consultant
11 30 (5.44%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 27 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (4.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 23 (4.17%) Team Leader
14 23 (4.17%) Web Engineer
15 22 (3.99%) Operations Engineer
15 22 (3.99%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 20 (3.63%) Linux Support
16 20 (3.63%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (13.61%) HTML
1 75 (13.61%) XML
2 74 (13.43%) Web Services
3 59 (10.71%) REST
4 56 (10.16%) SAML
5 55 (9.98%) LAMP
6 39 (7.08%) Middleware
7 37 (6.72%) OAuth
8 33 (5.99%) SOAP
9 28 (5.08%) JSON
9 28 (5.08%) Regular Expression
10 27 (4.90%) Servlets
11 24 (4.36%) CSS
11 24 (4.36%) Elastic Stack
12 21 (3.81%) Kafka
12 21 (3.81%) OpenID
13 19 (3.45%) .NET
14 17 (3.09%) J2EE
15 15 (2.72%) JDBC
15 15 (2.72%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 58 (10.53%) PKI
4 51 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (7.62%) Computer Science
6 41 (7.44%) Public Cloud
7 37 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 17 (3.09%) PMI
10 16 (2.90%) Clustering
11 13 (2.36%) Mainframe
12 11 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.81%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.63%) Replication
15 8 (1.45%) Fintech
15 8 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
16 6 (1.09%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
17 5 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 315 (57.17%) Linux
2 272 (49.36%) Windows
3 147 (26.68%) Unix
4 85 (15.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (11.62%) Windows Server
6 37 (6.72%) Ubuntu
7 36 (6.53%) Solaris
8 34 (6.17%) AIX
8 34 (6.17%) CentOS
9 31 (5.63%) Mac OS X
9 31 (5.63%) Windows 7
10 28 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (3.81%) HPUX
13 19 (3.45%) Windows 10
14 17 (3.09%) Debian
15 11 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.81%) FreeNAS
17 9 (1.63%) Amazon Linux
17 9 (1.63%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
1 111 (20.15%) DevOps
2 105 (19.06%) ITIL
3 88 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
5 54 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 52 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 51 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (9.26%) Service Management
8 47 (8.53%) Project Management
9 46 (8.35%) Analytics
9 46 (8.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (7.26%) Change Control
10 40 (7.26%) Migration
11 39 (7.08%) PRINCE2
12 38 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
12 38 (6.90%) SDLC
13 37 (6.72%) Identity Management
13 37 (6.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 36 (6.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.23%) Python
2 138 (25.05%) Java
3 134 (24.32%) Bash Shell
3 134 (24.32%) PowerShell
4 122 (22.14%) Perl
5 114 (20.69%) SQL
6 69 (12.52%) Shell Script
7 47 (8.53%) JavaScript
8 45 (8.17%) Ruby
9 32 (5.81%) C#
10 21 (3.81%) C++
10 21 (3.81%) PHP
11 18 (3.27%) C
12 15 (2.72%) Go
12 15 (2.72%) VB
13 7 (1.27%) Java 8
13 7 (1.27%) VBScript
14 6 (1.09%) AWK
14 6 (1.09%) BeanShell
14 6 (1.09%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 87 (15.79%) Degree
2 33 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (5.81%) PMI Certification
4 30 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (4.54%) CCNP
6 23 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.09%) Security Cleared
8 16 (2.90%) PMP
9 14 (2.54%) CISSP
9 14 (2.54%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.18%) CCNA
11 9 (1.63%) RHCE
11 9 (1.63%) RHCSA
12 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.27%) AWS Certification
13 7 (1.27%) CISM
13 7 (1.27%) GIAC
14 6 (1.09%) CCIE
14 6 (1.09%) MCP
15 5 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.63%) SLA
2 19 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.18%) GDPR
3 12 (2.18%) QA
4 11 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) FISMA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 291 (52.81%) Active Directory
2 76 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.89%) Docker
4 38 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (6.72%) NFS
6 25 (4.54%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (3.81%) iptables
8 19 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (2.72%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 14 (2.54%) vSphere
11 13 (2.36%) Samba
12 12 (2.18%) KVM
12 12 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (2.00%) pfSense
14 10 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (1.45%) DFS Replication
15 8 (1.45%) HDFS
16 7 (1.27%) Hyper-V
16 7 (1.27%) OpenAM
16 7 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 121 (21.96%) Puppet
2 71 (12.89%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (12.34%) Ansible
4 63 (11.43%) Single Sign-On
5 43 (7.80%) Terraform
6 30 (5.44%) ZABBIX
7 20 (3.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 19 (3.45%) Nessus
9 18 (3.27%) AirWatch
10 16 (2.90%) Salt
11 14 (2.54%) Kubernetes
12 13 (2.36%) Failover Clustering
12 13 (2.36%) Grafana
13 12 (2.18%) Nagios
14 11 (2.00%) Consul
15 10 (1.81%) FortiGate
16 9 (1.63%) Oozie
17 8 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 8 (1.45%) SCCM
17 8 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (21.78%) Red Hat
2 115 (20.87%) Microsoft
3 108 (19.60%) Oracle
4 89 (16.15%) VMware
5 60 (10.89%) Cisco
6 53 (9.62%) Google
7 38 (6.90%) Citrix
8 36 (6.53%) HP
9 32 (5.81%) Juniper
10 31 (5.63%) CA
11 28 (5.08%) Splunk
12 25 (4.54%) ServiceNow
13 24 (4.36%) IBM
14 22 (3.99%) ForgeRock
15 20 (3.63%) CheckPoint
15 20 (3.63%) F5
16 18 (3.27%) MobileIron
17 17 (3.09%) Fortinet
17 17 (3.09%) Lotus
17 17 (3.09%) NetApp