Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 594 621
Rank change year-on-year -81 +27 -90
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 561 796 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 2.45% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 364 631 702
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 28008 32444 36467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.01% 16.91% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22742 26677 30048
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -66 535 £57,500 +4.55% 62
London -29 313 £60,000 +4.35% 24
UK excluding London -99 231 £45,000 -10.00% 38
South East -63 80 £50,000 -9.09% 22
North of England +4 58 £45,000 +2.86% 5
North West -8 36 £40,000 +3.23% 2
South West +32 35 £42,000 +5.00% 2
East of England -30 26 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Midlands +30 18 £55,000 +30.95% 3
West Midlands +26 15 £55,000 +4.61% 2
Yorkshire +24 11 £67,500 +42.11% 3
Scotland -18 7 - -
North East +16 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +36 3 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Wales - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 271 (48.31%) Linux
2 267 (47.59%) Active Directory
3 232 (41.35%) Windows
4 171 (30.48%) DNS
5 170 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 163 (29.06%) Java
7 156 (27.81%) Apache
8 151 (26.92%) Unix
9 142 (25.31%) Finance
10 134 (23.89%) SQL
11 127 (22.64%) Tomcat
12 126 (22.46%) Oracle
13 120 (21.39%) TCP/IP
14 119 (21.21%) VMware
15 118 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
16 112 (19.96%) Python
17 111 (19.79%) Web Services
18 108 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 104 (18.54%) Windows Server
19 104 (18.54%) Red Hat
20 100 (17.83%) Shell Script
21 99 (17.65%) DevOps
22 97 (17.29%) DHCP
23 96 (17.11%) Firewall
24 95 (16.93%) HTTP
25 94 (16.76%) Kerberos
26 92 (16.40%) Bash Shell
27 91 (16.22%) Perl
28 88 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
29 87 (15.51%) PowerShell

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
1 156 (27.81%) Apache
2 127 (22.64%) Tomcat
3 41 (7.31%) JBoss
4 40 (7.13%) WebLogic
5 37 (6.60%) Skype for Business
6 34 (6.06%) IIS
7 29 (5.17%) MS Exchange
8 27 (4.81%) Confluence
8 27 (4.81%) SharePoint
9 24 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (4.10%) WebSphere
11 21 (3.74%) nginx
12 17 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (1.78%) Apache TomEE
14 10 (1.78%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (1.60%) MQSeries
16 8 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
17 7 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 24 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (1.25%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.89%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.53%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (9.45%) Office 365
4 52 (9.27%) GitHub
5 45 (8.02%) IaaS
6 25 (4.46%) PaaS
7 23 (4.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (3.57%) SaaS
9 19 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (1.07%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.53%) Datadog
14 3 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.18%) Akamai
16 1 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 171 (30.48%) DNS
2 120 (21.39%) TCP/IP
3 97 (17.29%) DHCP
4 96 (17.11%) Firewall
5 95 (16.93%) HTTP
6 94 (16.76%) Kerberos
7 83 (14.80%) VPN
8 79 (14.08%) SSL
9 76 (13.55%) SAN
10 60 (10.70%) SMTP
11 46 (8.20%) FTP
12 45 (8.02%) BGP
12 45 (8.02%) OSPF
13 39 (6.95%) WAN
14 38 (6.77%) SSH
15 37 (6.60%) Skype
16 35 (6.24%) SNMP
17 34 (6.06%) LAN
17 34 (6.06%) VoIP
18 31 (5.53%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.08%) MySQL
2 74 (13.19%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 38 (6.77%) NoSQL
5 30 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (4.28%) Big Data
7 18 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.03%) MariaDB
9 16 (2.85%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.32%) DataStage
10 13 (2.32%) LucidDB
11 12 (2.14%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.25%) Hazelcast
13 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.25%) Redis
14 5 (0.89%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.89%) HBase
Development Applications
1 68 (12.12%) Subversion
2 59 (10.52%) Git (software)
3 57 (10.16%) Maven
4 51 (9.09%) JUnit
5 44 (7.84%) JIRA
6 31 (5.53%) Jenkins
7 20 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
8 14 (2.50%) ScriptRunner
8 14 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (1.43%) AppScan
9 8 (1.43%) Artifactory
9 8 (1.43%) NuGet
10 6 (1.07%) MSI
11 5 (0.89%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.89%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.89%) PROIV
11 5 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (25.31%) Finance
2 85 (15.15%) Banking
3 71 (12.66%) Investment Banking
4 63 (11.23%) Retail
5 62 (11.05%) Retail Banking
6 20 (3.57%) Games
7 13 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.07%) Law
9 5 (0.89%) Legal
9 5 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (12.30%) Analyst
2 67 (11.94%) Administrator
3 51 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 46 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
5 44 (7.84%) Developer
6 41 (7.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 40 (7.13%) Support Engineer
8 38 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (5.70%) Consultant
11 31 (5.53%) Unix Engineer
12 30 (5.35%) Architect
13 29 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
14 27 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
15 26 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 24 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 20 (3.57%) Support Analyst
18 19 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
18 19 (3.39%) ServiceNow Developer
19 17 (3.03%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.79%) Web Services
2 86 (15.33%) SOAP
3 83 (14.80%) Spring
4 78 (13.90%) REST
5 76 (13.55%) HTML
6 75 (13.37%) J2EE
7 74 (13.19%) AngularJS
8 58 (10.34%) XML
9 55 (9.80%) JPA
10 54 (9.63%) SailPoint
11 41 (7.31%) CSS
12 29 (5.17%) .NET
12 29 (5.17%) JSP
13 26 (4.63%) RESTful
14 24 (4.28%) Middleware
15 23 (4.10%) Elastic Stack
15 23 (4.10%) SAML
16 19 (3.39%) LAMP
16 19 (3.39%) ODBC
17 15 (2.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.13%) PKI
4 36 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 34 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 29 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.21%) Clustering
8 14 (2.50%) BYOD
9 12 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.96%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.78%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.78%) Replication
12 8 (1.43%) CMDB
12 8 (1.43%) Fintech
12 8 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.89%) Robotics
15 4 (0.71%) IVR
15 4 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 271 (48.31%) Linux
2 232 (41.35%) Windows
3 151 (26.92%) Unix
4 104 (18.54%) Windows Server
5 70 (12.48%) Solaris
6 64 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (7.84%) CentOS
9 30 (5.35%) Mac OS X
10 27 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (4.63%) Debian
12 25 (4.46%) AIX
13 20 (3.57%) Windows 7
14 17 (3.03%) Ubuntu
15 16 (2.85%) Android
16 14 (2.50%) Windows 10
17 13 (2.32%) Apple iOS
18 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (1.78%) HPUX
20 8 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (17.65%) DevOps
3 82 (14.62%) Identity Access Management
4 78 (13.90%) Asset Management
4 78 (13.90%) SDLC
5 74 (13.19%) Configuration Management
6 72 (12.83%) ITIL
7 68 (12.12%) Wealth Management
8 67 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 58 (10.34%) Identity Management
10 50 (8.91%) IT Strategy
11 44 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 43 (7.66%) Information Security
13 42 (7.49%) Load Balancing
14 41 (7.31%) Open Source
15 39 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 38 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (6.60%) Task Automation
18 35 (6.24%) Migration
19 34 (6.06%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 163 (29.06%) Java
2 134 (23.89%) SQL
3 112 (19.96%) Python
4 100 (17.83%) Shell Script
5 92 (16.40%) Bash Shell
6 91 (16.22%) Perl
7 87 (15.51%) PowerShell
8 78 (13.90%) JavaScript
9 61 (10.87%) Ruby
10 48 (8.56%) PL/SQL
11 21 (3.74%) PHP
12 14 (2.50%) VB
13 13 (2.32%) C++
14 12 (2.14%) C#
15 11 (1.96%) Groovy
16 9 (1.60%) C
17 6 (1.07%) C-shell
18 4 (0.71%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.71%) Korn
18 4 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (9.09%) Degree
2 35 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (3.92%) CCNP
6 15 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 15 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.96%) CCNA
7 11 (1.96%) MCSE
8 7 (1.25%) CCIE
8 7 (1.25%) GIAC
9 6 (1.07%) CISSP
10 5 (0.89%) CISM
10 5 (0.89%) ISEB
10 5 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.71%) MCP
12 3 (0.53%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.36%) LPIC
13 2 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.85%) PCI DSS
2 15 (2.67%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) SLA
4 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.71%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 267 (47.59%) Active Directory
2 108 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (9.80%) NFS
4 43 (7.66%) Hyper-V
5 35 (6.24%) iptables
6 32 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (5.17%) Docker
8 24 (4.28%) XenServer
9 22 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (3.21%) KVM
11 15 (2.67%) Snort
12 14 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (2.14%) Dovecot
13 12 (2.14%) Samba
14 10 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (1.43%) Ceph
16 8 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 6 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (1.07%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 86 (15.33%) Puppet
2 49 (8.73%) Ansible
3 45 (8.02%) Nagios
4 41 (7.31%) SCOM
5 31 (5.53%) SCCM
6 30 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (3.92%) Terraform
8 21 (3.74%) Oracle ZFS
9 14 (2.50%) SELinux
9 14 (2.50%) ZABBIX
10 13 (2.32%) Icinga
11 10 (1.78%) Kibana
12 9 (1.60%) FortiGate
12 9 (1.60%) logstash
13 8 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (1.43%) Rsyslog
14 6 (1.07%) Kubernetes
14 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (1.07%) NetBackup
14 6 (1.07%) Salt
Vendors
1 170 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 126 (22.46%) Oracle
3 119 (21.21%) VMware
4 104 (18.54%) Red Hat
5 53 (9.45%) Cisco
6 41 (7.31%) ServiceNow
7 33 (5.88%) HP
8 26 (4.63%) IBM
9 24 (4.28%) Sun
10 20 (3.57%) Atlassian
10 20 (3.57%) Splunk
11 18 (3.21%) Cognos
11 18 (3.21%) Jaspersoft
11 18 (3.21%) TIBCO
12 17 (3.03%) Apple
12 17 (3.03%) Citrix
13 16 (2.85%) F5
13 16 (2.85%) Veritas
14 15 (2.67%) Vertica
15 14 (2.50%) Talend