Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 741 584 752
Rank change year-on-year -157 +168 -34
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 261 213 366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 189 164 251
10th Percentile £41,000 £43,250 £34,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £56,875 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +31.82% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £93,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +40.00% -

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 46,572 27,552 54,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.08% 40.92% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30,840 22,957 45,098
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,546
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

LDAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LDAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LDAP.

Salary trend for LDAP in the UK

LDAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LDAP over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 -150 211 £70,000 -3.45% 46
UK excluding London -85 152 £65,000 -7.14% 32
North of England -14 65 £70,000 +33.33% 7
London -169 60 £72,500 - 21
Work from Home -222 49 £70,000 -3.45% 10
Yorkshire -24 46 £75,000 +42.86% 1
South East -96 36 £70,000 -12.50% 7
East of England -25 19 £61,250 +11.36% 5
North West -36 17 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Scotland -60 10 £55,000 -24.14% 5
South West -78 9 £65,000 -18.75% 1
Midlands -80 9 £62,500 +31.58% 5
West Midlands -78 7 £62,500 +31.58% 3
Wales - 4 £37,500 - 1
North East - 2 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £41,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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.

1 135 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 113 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (37.55%) AWS
4 85 (32.57%) SSL
5 81 (31.03%) Java
5 81 (31.03%) Linux
6 78 (29.89%) SAML
7 74 (28.35%) Microsoft
8 73 (27.97%) Web Services
9 68 (26.05%) Azure
10 67 (25.67%) XML
11 66 (25.29%) Single Sign-On
12 63 (24.14%) Oracle
12 63 (24.14%) DNS
13 57 (21.84%) Scrum
13 57 (21.84%) PowerShell
14 56 (21.46%) VPN
15 55 (21.07%) SQL
15 55 (21.07%) Identity Access Management
16 51 (19.54%) Windows
17 49 (18.77%) HTML
18 47 (18.01%) JavaScript
18 47 (18.01%) Identity Management
18 47 (18.01%) OAuth
19 44 (16.86%) ITIL
20 43 (16.48%) CSS
20 43 (16.48%) Workflow
21 41 (15.71%) DHCP
22 40 (15.33%) Python
22 40 (15.33%) VMware

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 27 (10.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 15 (5.75%) Confluence
3 12 (4.60%) IIS
4 9 (3.45%) Apache
4 9 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.68%) nginx
5 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Fuse
6 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.77%) CMS
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (7.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 98 (37.55%) AWS
2 68 (26.05%) Azure
3 33 (12.64%) SaaS
4 25 (9.58%) Microsoft 365
5 22 (8.43%) IaaS
6 20 (7.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (7.28%) PaaS
8 12 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (3.45%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.68%) GCP
12 6 (2.30%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 6 (2.30%) Serverless
12 6 (2.30%) Slack
13 5 (1.92%) Google Workspace
14 4 (1.53%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (1.53%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (1.53%) AWS Fargate
14 4 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 85 (32.57%) SSL
2 63 (24.14%) DNS
3 56 (21.46%) VPN
4 41 (15.71%) DHCP
5 33 (12.64%) TCP/IP
6 31 (11.88%) LAN
7 27 (10.34%) WAN
8 25 (9.58%) Firewall
8 25 (9.58%) HTTP
9 19 (7.28%) SMTP
10 18 (6.90%) SSH
11 17 (6.51%) SAN
12 14 (5.36%) IPsec
13 13 (4.98%) Network Security
14 11 (4.21%) NAS
15 10 (3.83%) Kerberos
16 8 (3.07%) VoIP
17 7 (2.68%) Internet
17 7 (2.68%) OpenLDAP
17 7 (2.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.20%) NoSQL
2 16 (6.13%) Hadoop
3 13 (4.98%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.98%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.83%) MySQL
5 9 (3.45%) Hazelcast
5 9 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.68%) Big Data
7 6 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.53%) TKPROF
10 3 (1.15%) DB2
11 2 (0.77%) GIS
12 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 32 (12.26%) GitLab
2 23 (8.81%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.28%) Git (software)
4 17 (6.51%) JIRA
5 10 (3.83%) JUnit
5 10 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (3.07%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.07%) SonarQube
7 6 (2.30%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.15%) Maven
9 2 (0.77%) Ant
9 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.38%) JMeter
10 1 (0.38%) Log4j
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.38%) Selenium
10 1 (0.38%) TestNG
General
1 38 (14.56%) Public Sector
2 21 (8.05%) Social Skills
3 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.66%) Banking
4 17 (6.51%) Finance
5 15 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (2.68%) Law
8 6 (2.30%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.77%) Czech Language
10 2 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.77%) Electronics
10 2 (0.77%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 66 (25.29%) Developer
2 43 (16.48%) Consultant
3 29 (11.11%) IAM Developer
4 28 (10.73%) Access Developer
4 28 (10.73%) Identity Management Developer
4 28 (10.73%) Software Developer
5 25 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (7.28%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
8 17 (6.51%) Senior Consultant
9 16 (6.13%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.36%) ITSM Consultant
11 13 (4.98%) Senior ITSM Consultant
11 13 (4.98%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 12 (4.60%) Architect
13 11 (4.21%) Java Developer
14 10 (3.83%) Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.83%) ServiceNow Developer
14 10 (3.83%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (29.89%) SAML
2 73 (27.97%) Web Services
3 67 (25.67%) XML
4 49 (18.77%) HTML
5 47 (18.01%) OAuth
6 43 (16.48%) CSS
7 38 (14.56%) SailPoint
8 36 (13.79%) OpenID
9 32 (12.26%) Spring
10 26 (9.96%) AngularJS
11 24 (9.20%) RESTful
12 23 (8.81%) Ajax
12 23 (8.81%) SOAP
13 20 (7.66%) CSS3
13 20 (7.66%) Java EE
13 20 (7.66%) REST
14 15 (5.75%) Spring Boot
15 14 (5.36%) JSON
15 14 (5.36%) React
15 14 (5.36%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.03%) PKI
2 27 (10.34%) NHS
3 23 (8.81%) Public Cloud
4 22 (8.43%) CMDB
5 21 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.75%) Data Centre
7 14 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (4.60%) Clustering
9 10 (3.83%) Virtual Team
10 9 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (3.45%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (1.92%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.53%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.15%) Replication
14 2 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 81 (31.03%) Linux
2 51 (19.54%) Windows
3 25 (9.58%) Unix
4 21 (8.05%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.98%) Ubuntu
5 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.83%) CentOS
7 5 (1.92%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.53%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.15%) AIX
9 3 (1.15%) Debian
9 3 (1.15%) Solaris
10 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.77%) VMS
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.38%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.84%) Scrum
3 55 (21.07%) Identity Access Management
4 47 (18.01%) Identity Management
5 44 (16.86%) ITIL
6 43 (16.48%) Workflow
7 40 (15.33%) TDD
8 37 (14.18%) Test Automation
9 36 (13.79%) ITSM
10 34 (13.03%) Kanban
10 34 (13.03%) Software Engineering
11 31 (11.88%) BDD
11 31 (11.88%) DevOps
11 31 (11.88%) Load Balancing
12 29 (11.11%) Open Source
12 29 (11.11%) Service Management
13 27 (10.34%) Biometrics
13 27 (10.34%) Re-Platforming
13 27 (10.34%) Workflow Analysis
14 25 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (31.03%) Java
2 57 (21.84%) PowerShell
3 55 (21.07%) SQL
4 47 (18.01%) JavaScript
5 40 (15.33%) Python
6 22 (8.43%) Bash Shell
7 13 (4.98%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.60%) Ruby
9 11 (4.21%) Groovy
10 8 (3.07%) Perl
11 6 (2.30%) CFML
11 6 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.92%) C#
12 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.92%) VB
13 3 (1.15%) Go
13 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.15%) VBScript
13 3 (1.15%) XPath
14 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (14.94%) Degree
2 21 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.66%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.07%) CCNP
5 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.68%) AWS Certification
7 6 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.92%) CISSP
8 5 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.53%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.77%) CCNA
11 2 (0.77%) CISA
11 2 (0.77%) CRISC
11 2 (0.77%) MCSE
11 2 (0.77%) MOS
12 1 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.83%) NCSC
3 7 (2.68%) GRC
4 5 (1.92%) GDPR
5 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.53%) NIST
5 4 (1.53%) SLA
6 3 (1.15%) QA
7 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.77%) PMO
8 1 (0.38%) Accessibility
System Software
1 135 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.03%) NDS
2 34 (13.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 29 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (9.96%) Docker
5 17 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (3.83%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (3.83%) XenApp
6 10 (3.83%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.45%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.92%) NFS
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.53%) ProxySG
10 4 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 66 (25.29%) Single Sign-On
2 35 (13.41%) Kubernetes
2 35 (13.41%) Terraform
3 30 (11.49%) Ansible
3 30 (11.49%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 19 (7.28%) HP UCMDB
5 16 (6.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 14 (5.36%) HAProxy
7 12 (4.60%) Puppet
7 12 (4.60%) SCCM
8 8 (3.07%) FortiGate
8 8 (3.07%) SCOM
8 8 (3.07%) vRealize
9 7 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (2.68%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (2.30%) Rancher
10 6 (2.30%) WSUS
10 6 (2.30%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.92%) Nessus
12 4 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 74 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 63 (24.14%) Oracle
3 40 (15.33%) VMware
4 37 (14.18%) ServiceNow
5 33 (12.64%) NetIQ
6 32 (12.26%) HP
7 31 (11.88%) ForgeRock
8 29 (11.11%) Cisco
8 29 (11.11%) Citrix
9 26 (9.96%) BMC
10 24 (9.20%) IBM
11 20 (7.66%) Remedy
12 19 (7.28%) Dell
13 16 (6.13%) Red Hat
14 15 (5.75%) CyberArk
14 15 (5.75%) Okta
14 15 (5.75%) Splunk
15 13 (4.98%) F5
16 9 (3.45%) Blue Coat
16 9 (3.45%) Google