The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Kent
Rank 29 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 61 98 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.51% 9.24% 7.76%
As % of the System Software category 49.59% 62.03% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 84 79
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 158 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.15% 14.89% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 95 124 137
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Kent

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Kent

Active Directory
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne +6 11 £32,500 +36.84% 1
Chatham -7 8 £24,000 -11.11%
Tunbridge Wells -1 3 £32,500 - 1
West Malling -3 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Maidstone -16 3 £54,000 +145.45%
Longfield - 2 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks +8 1 £30,000 +27.65% 2
Rochester +1 1 £24,000 -
Dartford -6 1 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Folkestone -7 1 £22,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Westerham - 1 £27,500 - 1
Whitstable - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 131 (91.61%) Windows
2 84 (58.74%) Windows Server
3 72 (50.35%) VMware
4 59 (41.26%) MS Exchange
5 58 (40.56%) Microsoft
6 55 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 54 (37.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (34.27%) Firewall
9 45 (31.47%) DHCP
10 42 (29.37%) DNS
11 41 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (25.17%) Citrix
14 35 (24.48%) TCP/IP
15 32 (22.38%) WAN
16 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (21.68%) LAN
16 31 (21.68%) MS Office
17 30 (20.98%) Hyper-V
18 29 (20.28%) VPN
19 25 (17.48%) VLAN
19 25 (17.48%) SAN
20 23 (16.08%) Cisco
20 23 (16.08%) Windows XP
20 23 (16.08%) MCSE
21 22 (15.38%) Finance
21 22 (15.38%) Windows 8
22 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2013
22 21 (14.69%) Linux
22 21 (14.69%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (41.26%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 55 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 31 (21.68%) MS Office
3 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) Office 365
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (34.27%) Firewall
2 45 (31.47%) DHCP
3 42 (29.37%) DNS
4 35 (24.48%) TCP/IP
5 32 (22.38%) WAN
6 31 (21.68%) LAN
7 29 (20.28%) VPN
8 25 (17.48%) SAN
8 25 (17.48%) VLAN
9 17 (11.89%) VoIP
10 12 (8.39%) Internet
10 12 (8.39%) NAS
11 10 (6.99%) Wireless
12 9 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (5.59%) WLAN
14 6 (4.20%) IP Telephony
15 3 (2.10%) iSCSI
16 2 (1.40%) Network Security
16 2 (1.40%) Skype
16 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) MySQL
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
1 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Advertising
2 4 (2.80%) Back Office
3 3 (2.10%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.57%) Support Engineer
2 34 (23.78%) IT Support
3 27 (18.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (16.08%) Analyst
5 20 (13.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (10.49%) Support Analyst
7 13 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 13 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (8.39%) IT Technician
9 11 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
9 11 (7.69%) IT Analyst
10 10 (6.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (6.99%) Server Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) Support Technician
11 9 (6.29%) 1st Line Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.99%) REST
1 10 (6.99%) SOAP
2 5 (3.50%) LAMP
2 5 (3.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) HTML
3 1 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.29%) AS400
3 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.80%) iPhone
5 2 (1.40%) Tandem
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) iPad
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 131 (91.61%) Windows
2 84 (58.74%) Windows Server
3 54 (37.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (16.08%) Windows XP
6 22 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 21 (14.69%) Linux
7 21 (14.69%) Windows 7
8 19 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (10.49%) Mac OS
10 13 (9.09%) Android
11 7 (4.90%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.50%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.59%) ITIL
2 15 (10.49%) High Availability
3 14 (9.79%) Project Management
4 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 8 (5.59%) Migration
6 6 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.50%) CRM
7 5 (3.50%) Information Security
7 5 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.50%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (2.80%) Server Building
8 4 (2.80%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.10%) Change Management
9 3 (2.10%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (1.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.40%) Escalation Management
10 2 (1.40%) People Management
10 2 (1.40%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.40%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.80%) SQL
3 3 (2.10%) RPG
4 1 (0.70%) Perl
4 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (16.08%) MCSE
3 18 (12.59%) MCSA
4 16 (11.19%) CCNA
4 16 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.09%) A+ Certification
6 12 (8.39%) MCP
7 9 (6.29%) MCITP
8 6 (4.20%) Degree
9 5 (3.50%) MCTS
10 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.40%) CCNP
11 2 (1.40%) CISSP
11 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.70%) CISA
12 1 (0.70%) CISM
12 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (20.98%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.29%) Terminal Server
4 6 (4.20%) vSphere
4 6 (4.20%) XenApp
5 5 (3.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.10%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) Ansible
2 5 (3.50%) SCOM
3 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.70%) Foglight
5 1 (0.70%) Nessus
5 1 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 72 (50.35%) VMware
2 58 (40.56%) Microsoft
3 36 (25.17%) Citrix
4 23 (16.08%) Cisco
5 20 (13.99%) HP
6 13 (9.09%) Apple
7 7 (4.90%) Dell
8 6 (4.20%) Mitel
8 6 (4.20%) Nortel
8 6 (4.20%) Remedy
8 6 (4.20%) Symantec
9 5 (3.50%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.80%) Avaya
10 4 (2.80%) Infor
11 3 (2.10%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.40%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.40%) Meraki
12 2 (1.40%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.70%) LogRhythm
Dartford, Kent
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Queenborough, Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago