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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 9.09% 7.02% 6.38%
As % of the System Software category 57.14% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £36,750 £24,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.48% -1.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
14 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 15.91% 14.04% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £37,000 £48,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.91% +92.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £50,738
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 August 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 10 (66.67%) SAN
4 10 (66.67%) Backup Exec
4 10 (66.67%) VLAN
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) Veeam
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (60.00%) ETL
5 9 (60.00%) HP
5 9 (60.00%) Wireless
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (60.00%) ProCurve
5 9 (60.00%) ZABBIX
5 9 (60.00%) XenApp
5 9 (60.00%) FastStats
5 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (60.00%) Neolane
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco
8 5 (33.33%) LAN
8 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) FastStats
2 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 10 (66.67%) VLAN
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) XenApp
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 9 (60.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Veeam
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) HP
3 9 (60.00%) Neolane
3 9 (60.00%) ProCurve
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (33.33%) ExactTarget
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee
7 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
7 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard