Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 714 728 693
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35 -82
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 376 494 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.74% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 242 387 378
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,450 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 52,824 66,985 71,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.38% 40.00% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43,278 55,519 59,126
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 +2 346 £57,500 +4.55% 70
UK excluding London +72 208 £50,000 - 52
London -33 152 £67,500 +22.73% 23
South East +74 84 £48,750 -11.36% 17
North of England +25 48 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East of England +70 33 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North West +47 30 £49,000 -6.67% 8
Midlands +19 20 £42,500 -34.62% 4
West Midlands +24 18 £42,500 -34.62% 2
Yorkshire +8 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +1 9 £50,000 +42.86% 4
South West +7 7 £45,000 +100.00% 7
Wales +17 6 £75,000 - 1
North East - 4 £65,000 -
East Midlands -3 2 £41,000 -36.92% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 191 (50.80%) Active Directory
2 170 (45.21%) Linux
3 156 (41.49%) DNS
4 137 (36.44%) Windows
5 124 (32.98%) Microsoft
6 113 (30.05%) ITIL
7 104 (27.66%) Azure
8 102 (27.13%) VMware
9 89 (23.67%) Unix
9 89 (23.67%) Python
10 85 (22.61%) DHCP
11 80 (21.28%) PowerShell
12 78 (20.74%) Cisco
13 76 (20.21%) Finance
14 74 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (19.41%) AWS
15 73 (19.41%) Bash Shell
15 73 (19.41%) Office 365
16 68 (18.09%) HTTP
17 67 (17.82%) SMTP
18 66 (17.55%) TCP/IP
18 66 (17.55%) LAN
18 66 (17.55%) Java
19 65 (17.29%) WAN
19 65 (17.29%) Red Hat
20 64 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 64 (17.02%) DevOps
21 62 (16.49%) SAML
22 61 (16.22%) SQL
22 61 (16.22%) Degree

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 57 (15.16%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.98%) IIS
3 23 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 20 (5.32%) Apache
5 14 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.39%) Confluence
8 7 (1.86%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.86%) nginx
9 6 (1.60%) JBoss
9 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.53%) CMS
12 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.27%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) CA PPM
1 4 (1.06%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.53%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 104 (27.66%) Azure
2 73 (19.41%) AWS
2 73 (19.41%) Office 365
3 58 (15.43%) SaaS
4 53 (14.10%) IaaS
4 53 (14.10%) PaaS
5 20 (5.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.99%) GCP
8 11 (2.93%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.86%) OneDrive
9 7 (1.86%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.33%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.33%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.06%) Apigee
11 4 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 156 (41.49%) DNS
2 85 (22.61%) DHCP
3 68 (18.09%) HTTP
4 67 (17.82%) SMTP
5 66 (17.55%) LAN
5 66 (17.55%) TCP/IP
6 65 (17.29%) WAN
7 60 (15.96%) Firewall
8 55 (14.63%) SAN
9 53 (14.10%) SNMP
10 48 (12.77%) VPN
11 38 (10.11%) Wireless
12 37 (9.84%) WLAN
13 28 (7.45%) Kerberos
14 26 (6.91%) VoIP
15 24 (6.38%) BGP
15 24 (6.38%) Skype
16 21 (5.59%) DMZ
17 19 (5.05%) IMAP
17 19 (5.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.03%) MySQL
2 21 (5.59%) Big Data
2 21 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.99%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (3.72%) DB2
6 13 (3.46%) MariaDB
7 10 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.60%) HBase
11 5 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.33%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.33%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 36 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.65%) Subversion
3 22 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.99%) JIRA
5 4 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.80%) Gerrit
6 3 (0.80%) Gradle
7 2 (0.53%) Ant
7 2 (0.53%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.53%) CMake
7 2 (0.53%) JProfiler
7 2 (0.53%) Maven
7 2 (0.53%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.27%) GitLab
8 1 (0.27%) RStudio
8 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 76 (20.21%) Finance
2 21 (5.59%) Banking
3 12 (3.19%) Legal
3 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.93%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.66%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.06%) Marketing
7 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (12.50%) Administrator
2 46 (12.23%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (9.04%) Architect
4 33 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (6.91%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (6.12%) Support Engineer
9 22 (5.85%) Consultant
10 19 (5.05%) Developer
10 19 (5.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 19 (5.05%) Unix Engineer
11 18 (4.79%) Security Engineer
12 17 (4.52%) Network Administrator
13 15 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.72%) DB2 DBA
14 14 (3.72%) DBA
14 14 (3.72%) Senior DB2 DBA
14 14 (3.72%) Senior DBA
15 13 (3.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.49%) SAML
2 53 (14.10%) OAuth
3 28 (7.45%) REST
4 25 (6.65%) OpenID
5 24 (6.38%) XML
6 23 (6.12%) .NET
7 21 (5.59%) Kafka
7 21 (5.59%) SOAP
8 18 (4.79%) 802.1X
8 18 (4.79%) LAMP
9 17 (4.52%) Node.js
10 16 (4.26%) J2EE
10 16 (4.26%) SailPoint
11 13 (3.46%) Web Services
12 12 (3.19%) HTML
13 11 (2.93%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (2.39%) OAuth2
14 9 (2.39%) Regular Expression
15 8 (2.13%) JDBC
16 7 (1.86%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.23%) Data Centre
2 44 (11.70%) Replication
3 37 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 32 (8.51%) PKI
5 24 (6.38%) Clustering
6 18 (4.79%) IPTV
6 18 (4.79%) Video\Live Streaming
7 17 (4.52%) MPEG
8 14 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (3.72%) Public Cloud
9 12 (3.19%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.93%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (2.93%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.86%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (1.60%) User Experience
15 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
15 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 170 (45.21%) Linux
2 137 (36.44%) Windows
3 89 (23.67%) Unix
4 48 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 39 (10.37%) CentOS
6 32 (8.51%) Solaris
7 24 (6.38%) Ubuntu
8 21 (5.59%) Windows 10
9 20 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (4.52%) Debian
11 14 (3.72%) Windows 7
12 12 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (2.13%) VMS
15 7 (1.86%) Android
15 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (1.60%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.33%) AIX
18 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (30.05%) ITIL
2 74 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (17.02%) DevOps
4 48 (12.77%) Identity Access Management
5 38 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 37 (9.84%) High Availability
7 36 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (9.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (8.24%) Information Security
11 30 (7.98%) Capacity Management
12 29 (7.71%) Project Management
13 26 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (6.91%) Identity Management
13 26 (6.91%) Software Engineering
14 25 (6.65%) Configuration Management
15 24 (6.38%) Change Management
15 24 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
15 24 (6.38%) Mentoring
16 23 (6.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (23.67%) Python
2 80 (21.28%) PowerShell
3 73 (19.41%) Bash Shell
4 66 (17.55%) Java
5 61 (16.22%) SQL
6 25 (6.65%) Perl
7 23 (6.12%) Go
8 21 (5.59%) Ruby
9 19 (5.05%) C
10 18 (4.79%) JavaScript
11 11 (2.93%) C#
11 11 (2.93%) PHP
12 10 (2.66%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.39%) C++
14 6 (1.60%) BeanShell
15 4 (1.06%) ABAP
15 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.53%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.53%) C-shell
16 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (16.22%) Degree
2 40 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (6.91%) RHCE
4 25 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 23 (6.12%) CCNP
7 15 (3.99%) MCP
8 14 (3.72%) LPIC
9 12 (3.19%) CCIE
9 12 (3.19%) RHCT
9 12 (3.19%) TOGAF Certification
10 10 (2.66%) CCDP
10 10 (2.66%) CCNA
11 9 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.13%) CCSA
12 8 (2.13%) CCSE
13 7 (1.86%) CISSP
13 7 (1.86%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.33%) MCSE
15 4 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.84%) SLA
2 27 (7.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.52%) QA
4 10 (2.66%) GDPR
5 7 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (1.06%) NIST
8 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.80%) PMO
9 2 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 191 (50.80%) Active Directory
2 64 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.90%) Docker
4 22 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 21 (5.59%) NFS
6 17 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.99%) Firmware
8 12 (3.19%) vSphere
9 10 (2.66%) DRBD
9 10 (2.66%) GlusterFS
10 9 (2.39%) Cronacle
10 9 (2.39%) Veritas File System
10 9 (2.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 8 (2.13%) iptables
11 8 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (2.13%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.86%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 6 (1.60%) KVM
13 6 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (15.16%) Single Sign-On
2 56 (14.89%) Ansible
3 45 (11.97%) Puppet
4 32 (8.51%) Nagios
4 32 (8.51%) ZABBIX
5 28 (7.45%) Kubernetes
6 16 (4.26%) Terraform
7 12 (3.19%) CA Single Sign-On
8 10 (2.66%) Galera Cluster
8 10 (2.66%) Grafana
9 9 (2.39%) FortiGate
10 8 (2.13%) SCCM
10 8 (2.13%) vRealize
11 7 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (1.86%) SCOM
11 7 (1.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (1.60%) AirWatch
12 6 (1.60%) Graphite
12 6 (1.60%) Graylog
12 6 (1.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 124 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 102 (27.13%) VMware
3 78 (20.74%) Cisco
4 65 (17.29%) Red Hat
5 55 (14.63%) Oracle
6 34 (9.04%) Citrix
7 28 (7.45%) Splunk
8 25 (6.65%) ServiceNow
9 21 (5.59%) Juniper
10 18 (4.79%) Google
11 17 (4.52%) Veritas
12 15 (3.99%) CA
12 15 (3.99%) Fortinet
13 14 (3.72%) ForgeRock
14 13 (3.46%) Apple
14 13 (3.46%) EMC
15 10 (2.66%) Extreme Networks
15 10 (2.66%) Percona
15 10 (2.66%) Symantec
16 9 (2.39%) Palo Alto