The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 34 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 17.09% 8.97% 4.68%
As % of the System Software category 79.07% 47.37% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 21
Average salary £24,000 £31,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +34.04%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

System Software Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.61% 18.94% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 35
Average salary £24,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.16% -7.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Croydon region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Croydon

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Croydon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
3 44 (57.89%) MS Excel
4 42 (55.26%) MS Office
5 37 (48.68%) Windows 7
6 36 (47.37%) ITIL
7 35 (46.05%) MS Exchange
8 23 (30.26%) SQL
9 22 (28.95%) Lync
10 15 (19.74%) Degree
10 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (17.11%) SAN
12 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
12 12 (15.79%) SolarWinds
13 11 (14.47%) Network Management
13 11 (14.47%) Service Management
13 11 (14.47%) Legal
14 10 (13.16%) ITIL V3
14 10 (13.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (10.53%) Backup Exec
16 8 (10.53%) VMware
16 8 (10.53%) Firewall
16 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
16 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (9.21%) Blackberry
17 7 (9.21%) HP
17 7 (9.21%) Citrix
18 6 (7.89%) .NET
18 6 (7.89%) HTML

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (46.05%) MS Exchange
2 22 (28.95%) Lync
3 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.32%) OnBase
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 42 (55.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.32%) Maya
4 1 (1.32%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) SAN
2 8 (10.53%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.26%) VoIP
5 4 (5.26%) WAN
5 4 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (3.95%) Intranet
6 3 (3.95%) DNS
6 3 (3.95%) Extranet
7 2 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 2 (2.63%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) ISDN
7 2 (2.63%) FTP
8 1 (1.32%) DHCP
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.47%) Legal
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Law
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Service Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
3 16 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 15 (19.74%) Help Desk Support
5 12 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Technician
6 11 (14.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 11 (14.47%) IT Support
7 10 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (13.16%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 10 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Intranet Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) HTML
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Classic ASP
2 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.95%) CSS
2 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.63%) COM
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) PDA
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) Physics
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 37 (48.68%) Windows 7
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Vista
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) ITIL
2 11 (14.47%) Service Management
2 11 (14.47%) Network Management
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL V3
4 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.95%) Change Control
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.63%) People Management
6 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (1.32%) Project Management
7 1 (1.32%) Process Management
7 1 (1.32%) ITSM
7 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.32%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.32%) Logistics
7 1 (1.32%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) vSphere
2 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.32%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.63%) WSUS
2 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) SolarWinds
3 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) Citrix
4 7 (9.21%) HP
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco
6 4 (5.26%) Apple
6 4 (5.26%) Symantec
7 3 (3.95%) Sage
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) McAfee
8 2 (2.63%) Sophos
8 2 (2.63%) Wyse
8 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.32%) Remedy
9 1 (1.32%) Acronis
9 1 (1.32%) Perforce
9 1 (1.32%) Adobe
9 1 (1.32%) Novell
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
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Salary: Up to £23k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago