The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 13 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.37% 10.20% 5.99%
As % of the System Software category 81.25% 59.09% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 16
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +59.29%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.84% 17.25% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 16
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +59.61%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
Active Directory
London

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) MS Excel
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) Legal
4 13 (41.94%) MS Office
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) SAN
7 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
7 10 (32.26%) Network Management
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
9 7 (22.58%) Lync
10 6 (19.35%) VoIP
11 5 (16.13%) VMware
11 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 4 (12.90%) HP
12 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
12 4 (12.90%) SCCM
12 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
13 3 (9.68%) Office 365
13 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (9.68%) Statistics
13 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (9.68%) WAN
13 3 (9.68%) DHCP
13 3 (9.68%) DNS
13 3 (9.68%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (67.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (41.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) VoIP
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.23%) IPv6
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
General
1 16 (51.61%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Technician
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) IT Support
3 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
7 2 (6.45%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Network Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Practice Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.23%) UAG
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Websense
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
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