Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 652 580 613
Rank change year-on-year -72 +33 -96
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 585 874 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 2.63% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 402 691 732
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -1.04%
10th Percentile £33,525 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.36% -2.20%

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28222 33250 37701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22885 27561 30650
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 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 -78 562 £57,500 +4.55% 40
London -45 330 £60,000 +4.35% 16
UK excluding London -83 245 £45,000 -10.00% 31
South East -47 103 £53,750 -2.27% 8
North of England -26 46 £38,624 -3.44% 6
North West -21 34 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East of England -50 29 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Midlands +19 28 £36,250 -15.02% 2
West Midlands +30 25 £40,000 -6.22% 2
South West +10 23 £39,750 -9.14% 2
Yorkshire +11 12 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Scotland +5 12 £66,000 +32.00% 6
Wales - 4 £70,000 -
East Midlands -1 3 £30,000 -29.41%

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 296 (50.60%) Linux
2 273 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 243 (41.54%) Windows
4 198 (33.85%) DNS
5 171 (29.23%) Java
6 161 (27.52%) Microsoft
7 160 (27.35%) Apache
8 154 (26.32%) Unix
9 148 (25.30%) VMware
10 141 (24.10%) Red Hat
11 128 (21.88%) TCP/IP
12 126 (21.54%) Tomcat
13 123 (21.03%) Windows Server
14 121 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 120 (20.51%) Web Services
16 119 (20.34%) DevOps
17 117 (20.00%) Oracle
18 115 (19.66%) DHCP
19 111 (18.97%) SQL
20 108 (18.46%) Python
20 108 (18.46%) Finance
21 107 (18.29%) Kerberos
22 104 (17.78%) Puppet
23 100 (17.09%) HTTP
24 99 (16.92%) Perl
24 99 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
25 97 (16.58%) Firewall
26 96 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
27 94 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 91 (15.56%) 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
1 160 (27.35%) Apache
2 126 (21.54%) Tomcat
3 41 (7.01%) IIS
4 40 (6.84%) Skype for Business
5 36 (6.15%) MS Exchange
6 35 (5.98%) SharePoint
7 31 (5.30%) WebLogic
8 24 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (4.10%) JBoss
9 16 (2.74%) nginx
9 16 (2.74%) WebSphere
10 13 (2.22%) Confluence
10 13 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.05%) Apache Spark
12 11 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.71%) Apache TomEE
14 8 (1.37%) OpenStack
15 7 (1.20%) GemFire
15 7 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (12.14%) Office 365
4 47 (8.03%) IaaS
5 39 (6.67%) GitHub
6 36 (6.15%) PaaS
7 23 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 22 (3.76%) SaaS
9 19 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.03%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.51%) Boomi
15 2 (0.34%) Akamai
15 2 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.34%) G Suite
15 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 198 (33.85%) DNS
2 128 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 115 (19.66%) DHCP
4 107 (18.29%) Kerberos
5 100 (17.09%) HTTP
6 97 (16.58%) Firewall
7 80 (13.68%) SAN
8 78 (13.33%) VPN
9 76 (12.99%) SSL
10 68 (11.62%) SMTP
11 53 (9.06%) WAN
12 49 (8.38%) FTP
13 46 (7.86%) LAN
14 41 (7.01%) SNMP
15 40 (6.84%) Skype
16 39 (6.67%) OSPF
17 38 (6.50%) BGP
18 37 (6.32%) SSH
19 33 (5.64%) VLAN
20 32 (5.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.85%) MySQL
2 64 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 41 (7.01%) NoSQL
4 40 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.93%) MariaDB
7 22 (3.76%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.56%) Big Data
9 15 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.54%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.54%) HBase
12 8 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.37%) DB2
12 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.20%) GIS
13 7 (1.20%) Hazelcast
13 7 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 65 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 60 (10.26%) Subversion
3 44 (7.52%) Maven
4 36 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 36 (6.15%) JIRA
4 36 (6.15%) JUnit
5 27 (4.62%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.54%) Artifactory
7 7 (1.20%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.03%) AppScan
8 6 (1.03%) NuGet
9 5 (0.85%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.85%) CMake
9 5 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.85%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.85%) Phabricator
9 5 (0.85%) Ranorex
9 5 (0.85%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.68%) GitLab
10 4 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 108 (18.46%) Finance
2 61 (10.43%) Banking
3 43 (7.35%) Retail
4 42 (7.18%) Investment Banking
5 34 (5.81%) Retail Banking
6 18 (3.08%) Games
7 17 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.22%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.85%) Law
9 5 (0.85%) Legal
10 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (13.33%) Administrator
2 67 (11.45%) Analyst
3 62 (10.60%) Architect
4 60 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 49 (8.38%) Developer
5 49 (8.38%) Linux Administrator
5 49 (8.38%) Linux Engineer
6 43 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (7.01%) Support Engineer
8 40 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
9 39 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 36 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 27 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
11 27 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
12 25 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (4.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 24 (4.10%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (3.42%) Consultant
14 20 (3.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (20.51%) Web Services
2 71 (12.14%) REST
3 69 (11.79%) AngularJS
4 68 (11.62%) SOAP
5 65 (11.11%) HTML
5 65 (11.11%) Spring
6 59 (10.09%) J2EE
7 50 (8.55%) XML
8 49 (8.38%) CSS
9 41 (7.01%) JPA
10 37 (6.32%) SailPoint
11 33 (5.64%) SAML
12 31 (5.30%) .NET
13 30 (5.13%) RESTful
14 27 (4.62%) LAMP
15 26 (4.44%) ODBC
16 25 (4.27%) Middleware
17 22 (3.76%) Ajax
18 21 (3.59%) Elastic Stack
19 18 (3.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.35%) PKI
3 41 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 38 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 33 (5.64%) Data Centre
6 28 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.25%) Clustering
8 18 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (2.91%) BYOD
9 17 (2.91%) Replication
10 10 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.20%) CMDB
12 7 (1.20%) Derivative
13 6 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.85%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.85%) Robotics
14 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 296 (50.60%) Linux
2 243 (41.54%) Windows
3 154 (26.32%) Unix
4 123 (21.03%) Windows Server
5 94 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (10.94%) Solaris
8 50 (8.55%) CentOS
9 38 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (5.47%) Mac OS X
11 24 (4.10%) Debian
11 24 (4.10%) Ubuntu
11 24 (4.10%) Windows 7
11 24 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (3.59%) AIX
12 21 (3.59%) Android
13 17 (2.91%) Apple iOS
14 14 (2.39%) Windows 10
15 11 (1.88%) VMS
16 5 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (20.34%) DevOps
2 96 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (15.21%) ITIL
4 78 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 66 (11.28%) SDLC
6 65 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 65 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 55 (9.40%) Project Management
8 54 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (7.52%) IT Strategy
10 42 (7.18%) Asset Management
10 42 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (7.01%) Information Security
12 39 (6.67%) Change Management
12 39 (6.67%) Load Balancing
12 39 (6.67%) Migration
13 38 (6.50%) Wealth Management
14 37 (6.32%) Problem Management
14 37 (6.32%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 171 (29.23%) Java
2 111 (18.97%) SQL
3 108 (18.46%) Python
4 99 (16.92%) Perl
5 91 (15.56%) PowerShell
6 89 (15.21%) Shell Script
7 84 (14.36%) Bash Shell
8 81 (13.85%) JavaScript
9 62 (10.60%) Ruby
10 35 (5.98%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.25%) PHP
12 17 (2.91%) VB
13 13 (2.22%) C++
13 13 (2.22%) Groovy
14 11 (1.88%) C#
14 11 (1.88%) VBScript
15 9 (1.54%) C
16 6 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.68%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (10.77%) Degree
2 49 (8.38%) Security Cleared
3 39 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.91%) DV Cleared
8 16 (2.74%) CCNP
8 16 (2.74%) MCSE
9 15 (2.56%) CISSP
10 10 (1.71%) CCNA
11 8 (1.37%) CISM
11 8 (1.37%) ISEB
11 8 (1.37%) MCP
12 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.20%) MCSA
13 6 (1.03%) RHCE
14 5 (0.85%) CCIE
14 5 (0.85%) LPIC
14 5 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.42%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.39%) QA
3 9 (1.54%) SLA
4 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.68%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.17%) GCP
8 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 273 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 121 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (11.28%) Hyper-V
4 52 (8.89%) NFS
5 33 (5.64%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (5.64%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (5.64%) XenServer
6 32 (5.47%) iptables
7 21 (3.59%) Dovecot
8 19 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (3.08%) Docker
10 16 (2.74%) KVM
11 15 (2.56%) Snort
12 13 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (1.71%) Ceph
14 8 (1.37%) Cronacle
14 8 (1.37%) Veritas File System
14 8 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (1.20%) Samba
15 7 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 104 (17.78%) Puppet
2 58 (9.91%) Ansible
3 51 (8.72%) SCOM
4 44 (7.52%) Nagios
5 43 (7.35%) SCCM
6 41 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (3.93%) Oracle ZFS
8 21 (3.59%) Icinga
8 21 (3.59%) SELinux
9 19 (3.25%) Terraform
10 12 (2.05%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.88%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.71%) Kibana
12 10 (1.71%) Rsyslog
13 9 (1.54%) vCenter Server
14 8 (1.37%) logstash
14 8 (1.37%) Nessus
14 8 (1.37%) Nmap
14 8 (1.37%) QRadar
14 8 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 161 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 148 (25.30%) VMware
3 141 (24.10%) Red Hat
4 117 (20.00%) Oracle
5 53 (9.06%) ServiceNow
6 49 (8.38%) Cisco
7 32 (5.47%) Sun
8 27 (4.62%) IBM
9 26 (4.44%) Citrix
10 25 (4.27%) HP
11 22 (3.76%) Splunk
12 17 (2.91%) SAP
12 17 (2.91%) Veritas
13 15 (2.56%) F5
14 13 (2.22%) Apple
14 13 (2.22%) NetApp
14 13 (2.22%) Symantec
15 12 (2.05%) BMC
15 12 (2.05%) Dell
15 12 (2.05%) EMC