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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 34 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 18.18% 6.79% 3.74%
As % of the System Software category 80.95% 56.25% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 10
Average salary £25,500 £25,625 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.48% -35.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,025 £23,225
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,950 £70,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
42 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 22.46% 12.08% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 20
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £23,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Croydon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 60 (89.55%) Windows
2 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
3 40 (59.70%) MS Office
4 36 (53.73%) MS Exchange
5 29 (43.28%) ITIL
6 28 (41.79%) Windows 7
7 26 (38.81%) Citrix
8 25 (37.31%) VMware
9 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
10 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (28.36%) SQL
12 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (20.90%) Lync
15 13 (19.40%) VoIP
16 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (16.42%) Service Management
18 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (14.93%) SLA
18 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
19 9 (13.43%) IIS
19 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
20 8 (11.94%) Oracle
20 8 (11.94%) DHCP
20 8 (11.94%) DNS
20 8 (11.94%) Blackberry
21 7 (10.45%) Terminal Server
21 7 (10.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
22 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
22 6 (8.96%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 36 (53.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.90%) Lync
4 9 (13.43%) IIS
4 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (59.70%) MS Office
2 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) VoIP
2 8 (11.94%) DHCP
2 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.46%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 4 (5.97%) FTP
5 4 (5.97%) WAN
5 4 (5.97%) Firewall
6 3 (4.48%) SAN
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
8 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.49%) NAS
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.49%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.97%) Law
1 4 (5.97%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 23 (34.33%) Analyst
3 19 (28.36%) Support Engineer
4 16 (23.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (17.91%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (16.42%) Service Analyst
6 11 (16.42%) Support Analyst
6 11 (16.42%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (13.43%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (11.94%) IT Support
9 5 (7.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) IT Support Technician
11 3 (4.48%) Support Technician
12 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) COM
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) JSON
4 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.49%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 60 (89.55%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows 7
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Service Management
3 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.97%) Database Security
6 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.49%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.49%) High Availability
8 1 (1.49%) Web Development
8 1 (1.49%) Change Management
8 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.49%) Process Management
8 1 (1.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.97%) CCNA
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) MCP
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) MCTS
5 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.45%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.81%) Citrix
3 25 (37.31%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 5 (7.46%) Symantec
5 5 (7.46%) Lotus
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) Motorola
7 2 (2.99%) Juniper
7 2 (2.99%) Mitel
7 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.49%) Veeam
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy
8 1 (1.49%) Dell
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