The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 21 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 4.65% 8.20% 27.27%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 55.56% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
Kent

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

System Software Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 18.60% 14.75% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Dartford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) CCENT
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) IPv4
6 1 (14.29%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) CCENT
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) NEC
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle