Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 693 594 578
Rank change year-on-year -99 -16 +40
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 559 698 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.01% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 409 539 709
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £72,500
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 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 72,766 69,040 78,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.99% 40.30% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61,385 59,079 67,950
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Top 17 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 21 April 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 -83 540 £55,000 -8.33% 64
London -52 280 £65,000 - 26
UK excluding London -106 263 £45,000 -10.00% 47
South East -73 115 £45,000 -18.18% 11
North of England -6 46 £37,500 -11.76% 14
North West +14 35 £37,500 -0.65% 2
Midlands +8 35 £45,000 +50.00% 5
East of England -41 31 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South West -7 28 £35,000 +27.27% 3
West Midlands +1 22 £46,750 +66.96% 3
East Midlands +8 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +2 10 £47,000 -10.48% 12
Scotland -50 5 £50,000 - 7
Wales +4 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 310 (55.46%) Linux
2 278 (49.73%) Active Directory
3 240 (42.93%) Windows
4 166 (29.70%) Unix
5 163 (29.16%) Amazon AWS
6 146 (26.12%) DNS
7 139 (24.87%) Firewall
8 133 (23.79%) Bash Shell
9 132 (23.61%) Oracle
10 125 (22.36%) HTTP
11 121 (21.65%) Microsoft
11 121 (21.65%) Java
12 120 (21.47%) Apache
13 119 (21.29%) SQL
14 117 (20.93%) TCP/IP
14 117 (20.93%) Red Hat
15 114 (20.39%) Tomcat
16 110 (19.68%) Python
17 109 (19.50%) DevOps
18 101 (18.07%) DHCP
19 99 (17.71%) Puppet
20 98 (17.53%) MySQL
21 97 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
22 96 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
23 93 (16.64%) VMware
24 92 (16.46%) PowerShell
25 91 (16.28%) Kerberos
25 91 (16.28%) Finance
26 89 (15.92%) Single Sign-On
27 81 (14.49%) SQL Server

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
1 120 (21.47%) Apache
2 114 (20.39%) Tomcat
3 70 (12.52%) JBoss
4 67 (11.99%) WebSphere
5 58 (10.38%) WebLogic
6 36 (6.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 31 (5.55%) IIS
8 30 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (5.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (4.83%) MS Exchange
11 26 (4.65%) IBM Notes
12 24 (4.29%) nginx
13 21 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (3.22%) Apache Spark
16 17 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (2.15%) Confluence
18 11 (1.97%) SharePoint
19 8 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
19 8 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.36%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.18%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 163 (29.16%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (12.88%) SaaS
4 45 (8.05%) Office 365
5 23 (4.11%) OneDrive
6 20 (3.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (2.86%) IaaS
9 15 (2.68%) GitHub
10 14 (2.50%) Datadog
11 13 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (2.33%) PaaS
12 12 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (1.97%) OpenShift
14 8 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.89%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.54%) Akamai
16 3 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 146 (26.12%) DNS
2 139 (24.87%) Firewall
3 125 (22.36%) HTTP
4 117 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 101 (18.07%) DHCP
6 91 (16.28%) Kerberos
7 67 (11.99%) SAN
8 65 (11.63%) VPN
9 60 (10.73%) SSL
10 53 (9.48%) SSH
11 45 (8.05%) SMTP
12 41 (7.33%) NAS
13 38 (6.80%) IPsec
14 35 (6.26%) SNMP
15 30 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (5.01%) BGP
17 27 (4.83%) OSPF
18 26 (4.65%) Wireshark
19 21 (3.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (17.53%) MySQL
2 81 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 67 (11.99%) Relational Database
4 41 (7.33%) RDBMS
5 37 (6.62%) Hadoop
6 31 (5.55%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (4.83%) DB2
8 17 (3.04%) Big Data
8 17 (3.04%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.33%) Redis
10 13 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (2.15%) HBase
11 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.97%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.79%) Data Lake
14 9 (1.61%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 70 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.48%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.65%) JIRA
4 21 (3.76%) Subversion
5 17 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (3.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (2.68%) SoapUI
7 14 (2.50%) Fiddler
8 11 (1.97%) GoCD
8 11 (1.97%) JUnit
9 10 (1.79%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.25%) CA Release Automation
11 7 (1.25%) Maven
12 6 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.07%) GDB
12 6 (1.07%) Selenium
13 5 (0.89%) Automake
13 5 (0.89%) GCC
13 5 (0.89%) GitLab
General
1 91 (16.28%) Finance
2 27 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.40%) Retail
4 10 (1.79%) Banking
4 10 (1.79%) Games
5 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.25%) Law
6 6 (1.07%) Advertising
7 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.72%) Marketing
9 3 (0.54%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (16.46%) Linux Engineer
2 73 (13.06%) Administrator
2 73 (13.06%) Architect
3 67 (11.99%) Systems Administrator
4 54 (9.66%) Analyst
5 53 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 50 (8.94%) Linux Administrator
7 48 (8.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 46 (8.23%) Support Engineer
9 38 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
10 34 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (5.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 31 (5.55%) Linux Support
13 28 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 26 (4.65%) Consultant
14 26 (4.65%) Linux Support Engineer
14 26 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 25 (4.47%) Applications Support
16 24 (4.29%) Developer
17 23 (4.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.95%) Web Services
2 69 (12.34%) XML
3 62 (11.09%) HTML
3 62 (11.09%) REST
4 56 (10.02%) SAML
5 48 (8.59%) SOAP
6 41 (7.33%) Middleware
7 40 (7.16%) LAMP
8 35 (6.26%) OAuth
9 27 (4.83%) CSS
10 25 (4.47%) Elastic Stack
10 25 (4.47%) OpenID
11 22 (3.94%) JDBC
12 21 (3.76%) .NET
13 20 (3.58%) J2EE
13 20 (3.58%) SailPoint
14 19 (3.40%) JSON
15 18 (3.22%) Kafka
16 17 (3.04%) Servlets
17 16 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 51 (9.12%) PKI
4 49 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (6.62%) Public Cloud
6 32 (5.72%) Computer Science
6 32 (5.72%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (5.37%) Clustering
8 26 (4.65%) PMI
9 25 (4.47%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.15%) Fintech
11 11 (1.97%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.97%) Replication
12 10 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.07%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 310 (55.46%) Linux
2 240 (42.93%) Windows
3 166 (29.70%) Unix
4 78 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (9.48%) Windows Server
6 46 (8.23%) CentOS
7 39 (6.98%) Solaris
8 37 (6.62%) Ubuntu
9 29 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 22 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (3.76%) Debian
12 20 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (3.40%) AIX
13 19 (3.40%) Mac OS X
14 12 (2.15%) HPUX
15 9 (1.61%) Amazon Linux
15 9 (1.61%) Windows 10
16 8 (1.43%) SUSE
16 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (1.07%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.50%) DevOps
2 96 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (14.49%) Identity Access Management
4 80 (14.31%) ITIL
5 74 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
6 66 (11.81%) Configuration Management
7 52 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (9.30%) Migration
8 45 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 44 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (7.69%) Information Security
11 41 (7.33%) Service Management
12 40 (7.16%) Analytics
13 39 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
13 39 (6.98%) TOGAF
14 38 (6.80%) High Availability
14 38 (6.80%) Mobile Device Management
15 37 (6.62%) Identity Management
16 33 (5.90%) Presales
16 33 (5.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (23.79%) Bash Shell
2 121 (21.65%) Java
3 119 (21.29%) SQL
4 110 (19.68%) Python
5 92 (16.46%) PowerShell
6 75 (13.42%) Perl
7 64 (11.45%) JavaScript
8 56 (10.02%) Shell Script
9 36 (6.44%) Ruby
10 34 (6.08%) C#
11 28 (5.01%) PHP
12 20 (3.58%) C++
13 11 (1.97%) VBScript
14 10 (1.79%) Go
15 8 (1.43%) Korn
15 8 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 7 (1.25%) C
17 6 (1.07%) AWK
17 6 (1.07%) Groovy
18 5 (0.89%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 73 (13.06%) Degree
2 42 (7.51%) PMI Certification
3 38 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (6.08%) Security Cleared
5 32 (5.72%) CCNP
6 29 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 27 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (2.86%) PMP
9 11 (1.97%) CCIE
9 11 (1.97%) GIAC
10 10 (1.79%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.61%) CCNA
11 9 (1.61%) RHCE
12 7 (1.25%) AWS Certification
13 6 (1.07%) CISSP
13 6 (1.07%) GCIH
13 6 (1.07%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.72%) MCP
15 3 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.76%) SLA
2 14 (2.50%) GDPR
2 14 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.33%) QA
4 12 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.36%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) FISMA
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 278 (49.73%) Active Directory
2 77 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (10.38%) Docker
4 46 (8.23%) NFS
5 29 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
5 29 (5.19%) Samba
6 28 (5.01%) iptables
7 27 (4.83%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (3.58%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (3.04%) Snort
10 10 (1.79%) Hyper-V
10 10 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.79%) vSphere
10 10 (1.79%) Xen
11 9 (1.61%) HDFS
12 7 (1.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 7 (1.25%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.07%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.07%) KVM
14 5 (0.89%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 99 (17.71%) Puppet
2 89 (15.92%) Single Sign-On
3 75 (13.42%) Ansible
4 73 (13.06%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (7.16%) Terraform
6 39 (6.98%) Nagios
7 27 (4.83%) AirWatch
8 26 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (3.58%) Kubernetes
9 20 (3.58%) Salt
9 20 (3.58%) ZABBIX
10 19 (3.40%) Nessus
11 18 (3.22%) Red Hat Satellite
12 17 (3.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 16 (2.86%) SCCM
14 15 (2.68%) Cacti
14 15 (2.68%) Oracle ZFS
15 13 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
15 13 (2.33%) FortiGate
16 12 (2.15%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 132 (23.61%) Oracle
2 121 (21.65%) Microsoft
3 117 (20.93%) Red Hat
4 93 (16.64%) VMware
5 63 (11.27%) Cisco
6 56 (10.02%) Google
7 50 (8.94%) HP
8 47 (8.41%) CA
9 40 (7.16%) Citrix
10 33 (5.90%) ServiceNow
11 26 (4.65%) CheckPoint
11 26 (4.65%) Lotus
11 26 (4.65%) MobileIron
11 26 (4.65%) NetApp
12 25 (4.47%) Juniper
13 23 (4.11%) Splunk
14 21 (3.76%) CyberArk
14 21 (3.76%) F5
14 21 (3.76%) ForgeRock
14 21 (3.76%) IBM