Period
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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 869 765 585
Rank change year-on-year -104 -180 +178
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 351 259 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.56% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 196 191 161
10th Percentile £38,563 £40,000 £45,750
25th Percentile £44,000 £51,875 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,550 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.07% -3.45% +31.82%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -26.92% -10.34% +45.00%

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 65,862 46,274 25,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.99% 40.44% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 29,410 30,490 21,474
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,875 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 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
Jobs
England -114 297 £54,100 -22.71% 42
UK excluding London -56 184 £47,500 -26.92% 26
Work from Home -186 139 £60,000 -14.29% 16
London -143 112 £72,500 - 19
North of England -82 49 £47,126 -32.68% 6
Midlands -28 46 £50,000 -20.00% 4
South East -53 39 £46,500 -33.57% 7
North West -55 34 £47,563 +0.13% 6
West Midlands -39 30 £50,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -14 15 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Scotland -38 15 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Yorkshire -62 14 £32,500 -56.67%
East of England -68 14 £40,000 -34.69% 3
South West -26 13 £55,250 -15.00% 1
Wales -13 8 £47,500 +26.67% 1
North East -8 1 £65,000 +73.33%

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 173 (49.29%) Active Directory
2 127 (36.18%) Windows
3 124 (35.33%) Microsoft
3 124 (35.33%) Agile
4 118 (33.62%) ITIL
5 115 (32.76%) AWS
6 113 (32.19%) Linux
6 113 (32.19%) DNS
7 108 (30.77%) Social Skills
8 99 (28.21%) Single Sign-On
9 89 (25.36%) Azure
10 83 (23.65%) Security Cleared
11 80 (22.79%) Java
12 79 (22.51%) SQL
13 73 (20.80%) Oracle
14 71 (20.23%) SaaS
15 69 (19.66%) Firewall
15 69 (19.66%) ServiceNow
16 67 (19.09%) DHCP
17 66 (18.80%) SC Cleared
17 66 (18.80%) PowerShell
18 64 (18.23%) JavaScript
19 62 (17.66%) Python
20 61 (17.38%) Kerberos
21 59 (16.81%) SAML
21 59 (16.81%) VMware
22 57 (16.24%) Unix
23 56 (15.95%) PKI
24 55 (15.67%) ITSM
25 54 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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 28 (7.98%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.56%) Apache
4 12 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.85%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.99%) IIS
7 7 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.42%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.14%) JBoss
10 3 (0.85%) Confluence
11 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.57%) Liferay
11 2 (0.57%) SAS
11 2 (0.57%) WordPress
12 1 (0.28%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) LaTeX
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (4.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 115 (32.76%) AWS
2 89 (25.36%) Azure
3 71 (20.23%) SaaS
4 51 (14.53%) Microsoft 365
5 46 (13.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 37 (10.54%) IaaS
6 37 (10.54%) PaaS
7 21 (5.98%) GCP
8 14 (3.99%) Power Platform
9 13 (3.70%) Serverless
10 12 (3.42%) PowerApps
11 11 (3.13%) Amazon S3
12 9 (2.56%) Akamai
12 9 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (2.56%) OneDrive
13 5 (1.42%) Google Workspace
13 5 (1.42%) Route 53
14 4 (1.14%) GitHub
14 4 (1.14%) SAP Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (32.19%) DNS
2 69 (19.66%) Firewall
3 67 (19.09%) DHCP
4 61 (17.38%) Kerberos
5 43 (12.25%) SSL
6 38 (10.83%) TCP/IP
7 36 (10.26%) VPN
8 24 (6.84%) Network Security
9 23 (6.55%) HTTP
10 21 (5.98%) SAN
11 19 (5.41%) BIG-IP
12 18 (5.13%) NetScaler
13 12 (3.42%) IPsec
13 12 (3.42%) NAS
14 11 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (3.13%) iSCSI
15 10 (2.85%) Internet
15 10 (2.85%) LAN
15 10 (2.85%) SMTP
15 10 (2.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.83%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (8.55%) MySQL
3 29 (8.26%) Hadoop
3 29 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 22 (6.27%) Redis
5 22 (6.27%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.13%) Hazelcast
7 16 (4.56%) Oracle Discoverer
8 10 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.99%) Big Data
9 7 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.14%) Flink
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.85%) BigQuery
11 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (4.84%) JUnit
2 16 (4.56%) GitLab
3 12 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.28%) Flyway
5 8 (2.28%) Gradle
6 7 (1.99%) Subversion
6 7 (1.99%) Toad
7 5 (1.42%) JIRA
8 4 (1.14%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.14%) ERwin
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.14%) PROIV
8 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.57%) Burp Suite
9 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.57%) Redmine
9 2 (0.57%) Trac
10 1 (0.28%) Ranorex
General
1 108 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 43 (12.25%) Finance
3 38 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 24 (6.84%) Public Sector
5 21 (5.98%) Banking
6 17 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 16 (4.56%) Marketing
8 14 (3.99%) Law
9 10 (2.85%) Manufacturing
10 8 (2.28%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (1.99%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (1.71%) Local Government
13 5 (1.42%) Billing
13 5 (1.42%) Legal
14 4 (1.14%) Electronics
14 4 (1.14%) Games
14 4 (1.14%) German Language
15 3 (0.85%) Back Office
16 2 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (14.25%) Developer
2 37 (10.54%) Consultant
3 36 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (8.55%) Security Engineer
5 29 (8.26%) IT Engineer
6 27 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 24 (6.84%) Analyst
8 23 (6.55%) IT Security Engineer
9 22 (6.27%) Architect
10 21 (5.98%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.56%) Team Leader
12 16 (4.56%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (4.27%) Operations Engineer
14 14 (3.99%) ServiceNow Developer
14 14 (3.99%) Support Engineer
15 13 (3.70%) Desktop Support
15 13 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
16 12 (3.42%) Senior Technical Consultant
16 12 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (16.81%) SAML
2 50 (14.25%) HTML
3 44 (12.54%) CSS
3 44 (12.54%) Web Services
4 38 (10.83%) Spring
4 38 (10.83%) XML
5 37 (10.54%) OAuth
6 36 (10.26%) SOAP
7 34 (9.69%) RESTful
8 29 (8.26%) REST
9 26 (7.41%) Ajax
10 25 (7.12%) Middleware
11 21 (5.98%) Kafka
12 19 (5.41%) Hibernate
13 18 (5.13%) COM
14 17 (4.84%) Guava
14 17 (4.84%) JAX-RS
15 15 (4.27%) WSDL
16 13 (3.70%) AngularJS
16 13 (3.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.95%) PKI
2 24 (6.84%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.55%) Public Cloud
4 22 (6.27%) CMDB
5 18 (5.13%) Clustering
6 15 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.42%) Cloud Native
7 12 (3.42%) e-Health
8 11 (3.13%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.85%) Replication
10 9 (2.56%) FMCG
11 7 (1.99%) User Experience
12 6 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.42%) Blog
13 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
14 4 (1.14%) Blockchain
14 4 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (1.14%) Life Science
14 4 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 127 (36.18%) Windows
2 113 (32.19%) Linux
3 57 (16.24%) Unix
4 50 (14.25%) Windows Server
5 32 (9.12%) Windows 10
6 23 (6.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (5.70%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (4.84%) Solaris
9 17 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 12 (3.42%) SUSE
12 11 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.99%) CentOS
14 6 (1.71%) Android
14 6 (1.71%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.42%) AIX
15 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (35.33%) Agile
2 118 (33.62%) ITIL
3 55 (15.67%) ITSM
4 54 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (14.53%) Scrum
5 51 (14.53%) Service Management
6 48 (13.68%) Change Management
7 44 (12.54%) Cybersecurity
8 43 (12.25%) Project Delivery
9 42 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 41 (11.68%) Waterfall
11 39 (11.11%) DevOps
12 37 (10.54%) Security Management
13 35 (9.97%) SIEM
14 33 (9.40%) Infrastructure as Code
15 32 (9.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (9.12%) Software Engineering
16 31 (8.83%) Computer Science
16 31 (8.83%) Identity Management
16 31 (8.83%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.79%) Java
2 79 (22.51%) SQL
3 66 (18.80%) PowerShell
4 64 (18.23%) JavaScript
5 62 (17.66%) Python
6 40 (11.40%) Bash
7 28 (7.98%) Perl
8 20 (5.70%) Go
9 17 (4.84%) Groovy
10 13 (3.70%) Ruby
11 11 (3.13%) VB
12 10 (2.85%) Bourne shell
12 10 (2.85%) C-shell
13 8 (2.28%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.99%) PHP
15 5 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.14%) AWK
16 4 (1.14%) COBOL
16 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (23.65%) Security Cleared
2 66 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 52 (14.81%) Degree
4 24 (6.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (6.55%) DV Cleared
6 17 (4.84%) CEH
7 13 (3.70%) CISSP
8 11 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (1.71%) CCSP
13 4 (1.14%) CISMP
13 4 (1.14%) CREST Certified
13 4 (1.14%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.14%) GIAC
13 4 (1.14%) MCSA
13 4 (1.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.12%) SLA
2 29 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (5.13%) RMADS
4 17 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (4.84%) NCSC
5 7 (1.99%) GDPR
6 5 (1.42%) NIST
6 5 (1.42%) SOC 1
6 5 (1.42%) SOC 2
7 4 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.14%) GRC
8 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.57%) QA
8 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.28%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.28%) COBIT
9 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 173 (49.29%) Active Directory
2 54 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (11.68%) Docker
4 13 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (3.42%) Samba
6 10 (2.85%) vSphere
7 9 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.28%) Snort
9 6 (1.71%) Shibboleth
10 5 (1.42%) KVM
10 5 (1.42%) NFS
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.85%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.85%) iptables
12 3 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 3 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.57%) etcd
14 1 (0.28%) OpenDJ
14 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 99 (28.21%) Single Sign-On
2 45 (12.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 40 (11.40%) Kubernetes
4 22 (6.27%) Ansible
5 20 (5.70%) Puppet
5 20 (5.70%) Terraform
6 19 (5.41%) Nexpose
7 18 (5.13%) SCCM
8 16 (4.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (4.56%) Tivoli
9 15 (4.27%) HP UCMDB
9 15 (4.27%) Oracle Identity Management
10 13 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
10 13 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 13 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 12 (3.42%) NetBackup
12 11 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 73 (20.80%) Oracle
3 69 (19.66%) ServiceNow
4 59 (16.81%) VMware
5 43 (12.25%) Cisco
6 41 (11.68%) F5
7 33 (9.40%) Splunk
8 31 (8.83%) IBM
9 30 (8.55%) Palo Alto
10 29 (8.26%) Veritas
11 27 (7.69%) HP
11 27 (7.69%) Remedy
12 25 (7.12%) Google
13 21 (5.98%) Sun
14 17 (4.84%) Centrify
15 16 (4.56%) BMC
15 16 (4.56%) Red Hat
16 15 (4.27%) CheckPoint
17 14 (3.99%) Citrix
17 14 (3.99%) Salesforce.com