Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 705 724 708
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 -96
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 373 453 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 235 351 371
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £44,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.12% -1.78% -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 51,591 64,013 71,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.98% 39.81% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42,598 52,860 59,681
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +24 343 £55,000 +4.76% 56
UK excluding London +58 193 £50,000 +13.12% 39
London +20 162 £67,500 +22.73% 21
South East +54 86 £50,000 - 15
North of England +52 44 £52,500 +16.67% 9
North West +75 36 £55,000 +27.91% 7
East of England +63 25 £55,000 +30.95% 5
Midlands 0 13 £45,000 -30.77% 3
West Midlands +18 10 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Scotland +8 10 £60,450 +70.28% 3
South West +2 8 £47,000 -1.05% 3
Wales +16 6 £75,000 - 1
Yorkshire +4 4 £47,500 +5.56%
North East - 4 £65,000 - 2
East Midlands +2 3 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 183 (49.06%) Linux
2 178 (47.72%) Active Directory
3 147 (39.41%) Windows
4 140 (37.53%) DNS
5 127 (34.05%) ITIL
6 122 (32.71%) Microsoft
7 109 (29.22%) Azure
8 97 (26.01%) Bash Shell
9 93 (24.93%) Unix
10 88 (23.59%) Python
10 88 (23.59%) PowerShell
11 87 (23.32%) Finance
12 84 (22.52%) VMware
13 81 (21.72%) DHCP
14 80 (21.45%) Cisco
14 80 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (19.84%) AWS
16 72 (19.30%) HTTP
16 72 (19.30%) SMTP
16 72 (19.30%) Single Sign-On
17 71 (19.03%) Firewall
18 69 (18.50%) Office 365
19 68 (18.23%) Ansible
19 68 (18.23%) LAN
20 67 (17.96%) WAN
20 67 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 65 (17.43%) TCP/IP
22 61 (16.35%) Java
23 59 (15.82%) SLA
23 59 (15.82%) SAML

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 50 (13.40%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.90%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.36%) Apache
4 14 (3.75%) Confluence
5 12 (3.22%) Apache Spark
5 12 (3.22%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.95%) IIS
7 8 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.88%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.34%) JBoss
10 4 (1.07%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.80%) nginx
11 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.80%) WordPress
12 2 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 109 (29.22%) Azure
2 74 (19.84%) AWS
3 69 (18.50%) Office 365
4 46 (12.33%) PaaS
5 35 (9.38%) IaaS
6 32 (8.58%) SaaS
7 22 (5.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (4.29%) Amazon EKS
9 11 (2.95%) GCP
10 9 (2.41%) Power Platform
11 8 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (2.14%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.88%) PowerApps
13 6 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.61%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.07%) GitHub
14 4 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.80%) Apigee
15 3 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 140 (37.53%) DNS
2 81 (21.72%) DHCP
3 72 (19.30%) HTTP
3 72 (19.30%) SMTP
4 71 (19.03%) Firewall
5 68 (18.23%) LAN
6 67 (17.96%) WAN
7 65 (17.43%) TCP/IP
8 55 (14.75%) VPN
9 46 (12.33%) Wireless
10 45 (12.06%) SNMP
11 38 (10.19%) SAN
12 32 (8.58%) BGP
13 31 (8.31%) WLAN
14 28 (7.51%) SSL
15 27 (7.24%) Kerberos
16 26 (6.97%) IGMP
16 26 (6.97%) Multicast
16 26 (6.97%) Structured Cabling
17 24 (6.43%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.01%) MySQL
2 37 (9.92%) Big Data
3 19 (5.09%) MongoDB
4 17 (4.56%) Hadoop
5 15 (4.02%) DB2
5 15 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (3.49%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.22%) HBase
8 11 (2.95%) Apache Hive
8 11 (2.95%) Sqoop
9 10 (2.68%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.41%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.12%) Subversion
3 26 (6.97%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.56%) JIRA
5 8 (2.14%) Maven
6 6 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.07%) Ant
7 4 (1.07%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.07%) JProfiler
7 4 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.80%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.80%) Gradle
9 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (0.54%) CF BOSH
9 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.54%) JUnit
9 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.54%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.27%) GoCD
General
1 87 (23.32%) Finance
2 14 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.49%) Banking
4 12 (3.22%) Legal
5 8 (2.14%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.61%) Retail
8 5 (1.34%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (12.60%) Administrator
2 45 (12.06%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (9.12%) Support Engineer
4 29 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (7.51%) Architect
6 25 (6.70%) Consultant
7 24 (6.43%) Network Administrator
8 23 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (6.17%) Unix Engineer
9 21 (5.63%) Developer
10 18 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.56%) Applications Support
12 16 (4.29%) DBA
12 16 (4.29%) Security Engineer
12 16 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (4.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 14 (3.75%) DB2 DBA
13 14 (3.75%) Senior DB2 DBA
13 14 (3.75%) Senior DBA
14 12 (3.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.82%) SAML
2 52 (13.94%) OAuth
3 35 (9.38%) LAMP
4 29 (7.77%) Kafka
5 27 (7.24%) XML
6 25 (6.70%) Web Services
7 24 (6.43%) HTML
8 20 (5.36%) Node.js
9 19 (5.09%) OpenID
10 17 (4.56%) 802.1X
11 16 (4.29%) .NET
12 15 (4.02%) CSS
13 14 (3.75%) REST
14 13 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (3.49%) J2EE
15 11 (2.95%) OAuth2
15 11 (2.95%) Spring Boot
16 10 (2.68%) Ajax
16 10 (2.68%) SOAP
17 9 (2.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.33%) Replication
2 45 (12.06%) Management Information System
3 35 (9.38%) Clustering
3 35 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 27 (7.24%) IPTV
4 27 (7.24%) PKI
4 27 (7.24%) Video\Live Streaming
5 26 (6.97%) MPEG
6 22 (5.90%) Public Cloud
7 17 (4.56%) Algorithms
8 16 (4.29%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (2.95%) User Experience
10 10 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.68%) Smartphone
11 9 (2.41%) BYOD
12 8 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.61%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.61%) Blog
13 6 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 183 (49.06%) Linux
2 147 (39.41%) Windows
3 93 (24.93%) Unix
4 48 (12.87%) Windows Server
5 45 (12.06%) CentOS
6 38 (10.19%) Solaris
7 34 (9.12%) Ubuntu
8 22 (5.90%) Windows 10
9 18 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.22%) Windows 7
12 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (1.88%) Android
14 6 (1.61%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.07%) Debian
15 4 (1.07%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.80%) VyOS
17 2 (0.54%) VMS
17 2 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.05%) ITIL
2 80 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (15.82%) DevOps
4 40 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (9.92%) Information Security
7 36 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 36 (9.65%) Software Engineering
8 35 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
9 33 (8.85%) Configuration Management
10 32 (8.58%) Change Management
11 31 (8.31%) High Availability
12 29 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (7.77%) Patch Management
13 28 (7.51%) ITSM
14 27 (7.24%) Ticket Management
15 25 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (6.70%) Open Source
16 24 (6.43%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (26.01%) Bash Shell
2 88 (23.59%) PowerShell
2 88 (23.59%) Python
3 61 (16.35%) Java
4 45 (12.06%) SQL
5 31 (8.31%) C
5 31 (8.31%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.63%) Go
6 21 (5.63%) Ruby
7 12 (3.22%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.41%) Perl
9 6 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.34%) C++
10 5 (1.34%) Java 8
10 5 (1.34%) PHP
11 4 (1.07%) BeanShell
11 4 (1.07%) C#
12 3 (0.80%) Groovy
13 2 (0.54%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.54%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 57 (15.28%) Degree
2 51 (13.67%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (9.65%) Security Cleared
4 35 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (8.04%) CCNP
6 25 (6.70%) MCP
7 24 (6.43%) RHCE
8 16 (4.29%) CCIE
8 16 (4.29%) TOGAF Certification
9 13 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 13 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.68%) CCDP
11 9 (2.41%) CCNA
11 9 (2.41%) CISSP
12 8 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (2.14%) MCSE
13 6 (1.61%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.61%) MCSA
14 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.54%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (15.82%) SLA
2 17 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.56%) QA
3 14 (3.75%) GDPR
4 9 (2.41%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (1.07%) PMO
7 3 (0.80%) NIST
8 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.27%) NCSC
9 1 (0.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 178 (47.72%) Active Directory
2 67 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (12.06%) Docker
4 39 (10.46%) NFS
5 28 (7.51%) Firmware
6 22 (5.90%) vSphere
7 15 (4.02%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.49%) Hyper-V
9 12 (3.22%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.95%) HDFS
10 11 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (2.68%) DRBD
11 10 (2.68%) GlusterFS
11 10 (2.68%) XenApp
12 8 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.88%) Cronacle
13 7 (1.88%) KVM
13 7 (1.88%) Veritas File System
13 7 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (1.61%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 72 (19.30%) Single Sign-On
2 68 (18.23%) Ansible
3 57 (15.28%) Puppet
4 41 (10.99%) Nagios
5 34 (9.12%) Kubernetes
6 33 (8.85%) ZABBIX
7 25 (6.70%) Terraform
8 16 (4.29%) Galera Cluster
9 12 (3.22%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (3.22%) SCCM
9 12 (3.22%) vRealize
10 11 (2.95%) Ambari
10 11 (2.95%) FortiGate
10 11 (2.95%) Oozie
10 11 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.88%) Grafana
12 7 (1.88%) WSUS
13 6 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 122 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 84 (22.52%) VMware
3 80 (21.45%) Cisco
4 56 (15.01%) Oracle
5 53 (14.21%) ServiceNow
6 47 (12.60%) Red Hat
7 28 (7.51%) Citrix
7 28 (7.51%) Splunk
8 20 (5.36%) Apple
9 19 (5.09%) Juniper
10 14 (3.75%) EMC
11 13 (3.49%) Google
11 13 (3.49%) Veritas
12 12 (3.22%) CA
12 12 (3.22%) Fortinet
12 12 (3.22%) Hortonworks
12 12 (3.22%) Symantec
13 11 (2.95%) Cloudera
13 11 (2.95%) ForgeRock
13 11 (2.95%) Veeam