Period
to 18 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 760 625 674
Rank change year-on-year -135 +49 +78
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 299 151 390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.57% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 199 109 257
10th Percentile £45,750 £35,000 £35,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.81% +22.73% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £83,750 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,350 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.19% +17.50% +17.65%

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 48,957 26,361 48,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.44% 42.47% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30,685 22,659 39,752
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.36% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,350 £50,000 £45,412
% change year-on-year +6.70% +10.10% +0.92%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -165 220 £57,500 -14.81% 59
UK excluding London -103 165 £53,350 -9.19% 44
London -221 72 £75,000 +7.14% 23
Work from Home -154 67 £75,000 +54.64% 11
North of England -82 59 £53,350 +15.98% 17
North West -55 43 £53,350 -11.08% 11
East of England -65 30 £50,000 -33.33% 1
South East -118 29 £60,000 -7.69% 6
Wales - 20 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -66 15 £55,000 +83.33% 6
Midlands -96 14 £75,000 +76.47% 10
West Midlands -63 10 £75,000 +76.47% 7
South West -65 7 £72,750 +0.34% 2
East Midlands -58 4 £70,000 +64.71% 3
Scotland -67 4 £72,500 -9.38% 7
Northern Ireland -27 2 £68,750 - 1
North East -26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 154 (51.51%) Active Directory
2 126 (42.14%) Azure
3 120 (40.13%) Windows
4 110 (36.79%) Microsoft
5 107 (35.79%) Linux
6 92 (30.77%) DNS
7 86 (28.76%) Single Sign-On
8 84 (28.09%) ITIL
9 83 (27.76%) AWS
10 82 (27.42%) PowerShell
11 81 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (26.09%) SSL
13 77 (25.75%) SAML
14 70 (23.41%) DHCP
15 67 (22.41%) VMware
16 66 (22.07%) PKI
17 62 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 61 (20.40%) PaaS
19 59 (19.73%) IaaS
19 59 (19.73%) Security Cleared
19 59 (19.73%) VPN
19 59 (19.73%) Java
20 56 (18.73%) SQL
20 56 (18.73%) Microsoft 365
21 55 (18.39%) Azure Active Directory
22 52 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
22 52 (17.39%) SC Cleared
23 51 (17.06%) JavaScript
24 49 (16.39%) SMTP
24 49 (16.39%) OAuth

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 20 (6.69%) IIS
2 13 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.34%) Apache
3 10 (3.34%) Confluence
4 8 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.34%) JBoss
6 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.67%) SAS
7 5 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (1.00%) nginx
9 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.33%) Traefik
Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 126 (42.14%) Azure
2 83 (27.76%) AWS
3 61 (20.40%) PaaS
4 59 (19.73%) IaaS
5 56 (18.73%) Microsoft 365
6 55 (18.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 48 (16.05%) SaaS
8 34 (11.37%) GCP
9 13 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (3.68%) Azure Monitor
11 9 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (1.67%) GitHub
12 5 (1.67%) Slack
13 4 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.34%) Apigee
13 4 (1.34%) Google Workspace
14 3 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (1.00%) Power Platform
14 3 (1.00%) Serverless
15 2 (0.67%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 92 (30.77%) DNS
2 78 (26.09%) SSL
3 70 (23.41%) DHCP
4 59 (19.73%) VPN
5 49 (16.39%) SMTP
6 46 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 41 (13.71%) HTTP
8 35 (11.71%) Firewall
8 35 (11.71%) WAN
9 34 (11.37%) LAN
9 34 (11.37%) Network Security
10 31 (10.37%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (8.36%) IPsec
11 25 (8.36%) Kerberos
12 24 (8.03%) NetScaler
13 23 (7.69%) SSH
14 20 (6.69%) Remote Desktop
15 18 (6.02%) SNMP
16 15 (5.02%) FTP
16 15 (5.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.37%) MySQL
3 27 (9.03%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.35%) Hazelcast
6 8 (2.68%) DB2
7 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.67%) Couchbase
7 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.00%) Tableau
8 3 (1.00%) Tableau Server
9 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (5.02%) Git (software)
1 15 (5.02%) JUnit
2 13 (4.35%) JIRA
3 11 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.34%) Maven
5 5 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.34%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.00%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.00%) RStudio
7 3 (1.00%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.00%) Subversion
8 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.67%) ERwin
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.67%) PROIV
8 2 (0.67%) Toad
8 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (15.38%) Social Skills
2 41 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (13.38%) Public Sector
4 31 (10.37%) Finance
5 16 (5.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 15 (5.02%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.68%) Marketing
8 10 (3.34%) Organisational Skills
8 10 (3.34%) Retail
9 6 (2.01%) Banking
9 6 (2.01%) Games
9 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.34%) Advertising
10 4 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.34%) Electronics
10 4 (1.34%) Law
11 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.33%) Automotive
13 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (11.71%) Developer
2 33 (11.04%) Architect
3 32 (10.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (9.03%) Analyst
5 25 (8.36%) Consultant
6 21 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.35%) SOC Analyst
8 18 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 16 (5.35%) Operations Engineer
9 16 (5.35%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
11 12 (4.01%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.01%) SOC Engineer
11 12 (4.01%) SOC Specialist
11 12 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.34%) Administrator
12 10 (3.34%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.34%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (3.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (25.75%) SAML
2 49 (16.39%) OAuth
3 43 (14.38%) Web Services
4 41 (13.71%) CSS
5 38 (12.71%) Spring
5 38 (12.71%) XML
6 35 (11.71%) AngularJS
6 35 (11.71%) RESTful
7 34 (11.37%) HTML
8 33 (11.04%) JSON
9 30 (10.03%) REST
10 23 (7.69%) SOAP
11 22 (7.36%) JDBC
11 22 (7.36%) Spring Boot
12 17 (5.69%) Hibernate
12 17 (5.69%) Java EE
12 17 (5.69%) Regular Expression
13 16 (5.35%) .NET
14 15 (5.02%) Ajax
14 15 (5.02%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.07%) PKI
2 32 (10.70%) Clustering
3 26 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (6.69%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.02%) CMDB
7 13 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
8 12 (4.01%) Cyber Defence
8 12 (4.01%) Replication
9 11 (3.68%) Virtual Team
10 10 (3.34%) Data Centre
11 9 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (2.34%) Cyberattack
13 7 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
14 6 (2.01%) NHS
15 5 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
15 5 (1.67%) Public Cloud
15 5 (1.67%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 120 (40.13%) Windows
2 107 (35.79%) Linux
3 34 (11.37%) Windows Server
4 27 (9.03%) Mac OS
5 23 (7.69%) Unix
6 22 (7.36%) Windows 10
7 17 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.35%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.01%) AIX
9 12 (4.01%) Ubuntu
10 10 (3.34%) Android
11 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (1.67%) Fedora
12 5 (1.67%) zOS
13 4 (1.34%) CentOS
13 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.09%) ITIL
2 81 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (14.72%) Change Management
5 37 (12.37%) ITSM
6 35 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 35 (11.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (10.70%) Change Control
8 31 (10.37%) DevOps
8 31 (10.37%) SIEM
9 29 (9.70%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.36%) Open Source
11 27 (9.03%) Identity Management
11 27 (9.03%) Microservices
11 27 (9.03%) Technical Leadership
12 26 (8.70%) Security Operations
13 25 (8.36%) Load Balancing
13 25 (8.36%) Service Management
14 24 (8.03%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (8.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.42%) PowerShell
2 59 (19.73%) Java
3 56 (18.73%) SQL
4 51 (17.06%) JavaScript
5 39 (13.04%) Python
6 33 (11.04%) Bash
7 19 (6.35%) Perl
8 16 (5.35%) Groovy
9 8 (2.68%) VB
10 7 (2.34%) C#
10 7 (2.34%) VBScript
11 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.01%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.01%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.67%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.00%) AWK
13 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.00%) R
13 3 (1.00%) sed
14 2 (0.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 59 (19.73%) Security Cleared
2 52 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 42 (14.05%) Degree
4 34 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (7.02%) MCSA
7 20 (6.69%) MCTS
8 15 (5.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (4.68%) MCSE
10 12 (4.01%) DV Cleared
11 11 (3.68%) AWS Certification
12 9 (3.01%) CISSP
13 8 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (2.34%) DBS Check
15 6 (2.01%) CISM
15 6 (2.01%) Master's Degree
16 5 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (1.67%) SANS
17 4 (1.34%) CCNP
17 4 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.35%) GDPR
1 13 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.01%) NIST
3 10 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (2.34%) NCSC
4 7 (2.34%) SLA
5 5 (1.67%) GRC
5 5 (1.67%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.67%) ISAE 3402
5 5 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.33%) QA
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (51.51%) Active Directory
2 62 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.02%) Docker
4 16 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (5.02%) Hyper-V
6 13 (4.35%) NFS
7 7 (2.34%) NDS
7 7 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.67%) OpenAM
8 5 (1.67%) OpenIDM
8 5 (1.67%) RACF
9 4 (1.34%) Samba
9 4 (1.34%) vSphere
10 3 (1.00%) KVM
10 3 (1.00%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.67%) Ceph
11 2 (0.67%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 86 (28.76%) Single Sign-On
2 35 (11.71%) SCCM
3 29 (9.70%) Ansible
4 27 (9.03%) Kubernetes
5 25 (8.36%) SCOM
6 21 (7.02%) Terraform
7 20 (6.69%) FortiGate
8 17 (5.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 13 (4.35%) Puppet
10 11 (3.68%) CA Single Sign-On
10 11 (3.68%) Jamf Pro
11 10 (3.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (3.01%) HP UCMDB
13 8 (2.68%) Packer
14 6 (2.01%) PingFederate
14 6 (2.01%) WSUS
15 5 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
16 4 (1.34%) Consul
17 3 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 110 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 67 (22.41%) VMware
3 44 (14.72%) ServiceNow
4 41 (13.71%) Cisco
5 39 (13.04%) Oracle
6 35 (11.71%) Citrix
7 34 (11.37%) CyberArk
8 22 (7.36%) Splunk
9 19 (6.35%) Okta
10 17 (5.69%) HP
11 16 (5.35%) ForgeRock
11 16 (5.35%) IBM
11 16 (5.35%) Red Hat
12 15 (5.02%) BMC
13 14 (4.68%) Aruba
13 14 (4.68%) F5
13 14 (4.68%) Juniper
13 14 (4.68%) Remedy
14 13 (4.35%) CheckPoint
15 11 (3.68%) Google