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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 75 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.84% 5.62% 3.95%
As % of the System Software category 57.69% 56.41% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 73 58 45
Average salary £30,000 £33,705 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.99% -7.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
South East

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
130 117 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.58% 9.96% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 124 102 86
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +32 13 £31,000 +30.52% 1
Tunbridge Wells -8 13 £30,000 -25.00%
Chatham - 11 £45,000 -
Dartford -6 2 £26,000 -20.00%
Faversham - 1 £25,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 127 (83.55%) Windows
2 73 (48.03%) VMware
3 70 (46.05%) Microsoft
4 54 (35.53%) MS Exchange
5 52 (34.21%) Citrix
6 43 (28.29%) MS Office
7 41 (26.97%) DNS
7 41 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (24.34%) SQL Server
9 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
9 36 (23.68%) Firewall
10 35 (23.03%) DHCP
11 32 (21.05%) Cisco
11 32 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
13 28 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (17.11%) Finance
15 25 (16.45%) Windows 8
16 24 (15.79%) vSphere
16 24 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (15.13%) SAN
18 22 (14.47%) WAN
19 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (13.16%) CCNA
20 20 (13.16%) SQL
20 20 (13.16%) SCCM
21 18 (11.84%) MCSE
21 18 (11.84%) SLA
21 18 (11.84%) Analytical Skills

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 54 (35.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2000
3 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.61%) IIS
6 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.97%) Lync
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (28.29%) MS Office
2 32 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) SaaS
1 3 (1.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.97%) DNS
2 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 36 (23.68%) Firewall
3 35 (23.03%) DHCP
4 23 (15.13%) SAN
5 22 (14.47%) WAN
6 16 (10.53%) LAN
7 12 (7.89%) VoIP
8 10 (6.58%) Network Security
9 9 (5.92%) MPLS
10 7 (4.61%) VPN
10 7 (4.61%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.61%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.29%) NAS
11 5 (3.29%) IPsec
12 4 (2.63%) Wireless
12 4 (2.63%) Intranet
12 4 (2.63%) Internet
12 4 (2.63%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) Redis
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (17.11%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Advertising
3 9 (5.92%) Retail
3 9 (5.92%) Law
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) Analyst
2 28 (18.42%) Support Analyst
3 24 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 20 (13.16%) Help Desk Support
5 18 (11.84%) 1st Line Support
6 17 (11.18%) Help Desk Analyst
6 17 (11.18%) Administrator
7 13 (8.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 13 (8.55%) DBA
7 13 (8.55%) SQL DBA
8 12 (7.89%) Service Analyst
8 12 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) Technical Support
10 10 (6.58%) Network Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) Junior
10 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) .NET
2 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (1.32%) WCF
4 2 (1.32%) LINQ
4 2 (1.32%) jQuery
4 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.32%) CSS
4 2 (1.32%) SOAP
4 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 2 (1.32%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) XSLT
5 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.89%) Thin Client
2 12 (7.89%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.63%) iPhone
6 3 (1.97%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.97%) AS400
6 3 (1.97%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.66%) Handset
8 1 (0.66%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 127 (83.55%) Windows
2 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
3 28 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.45%) Windows 8
5 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (9.87%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.26%) Linux
10 7 (4.61%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.97%) UNIX
12 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.32%) Android
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.87%) ITIL
2 11 (7.24%) BCP
2 11 (7.24%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (7.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (6.58%) SIEM
3 10 (6.58%) Problem Management
4 7 (4.61%) Information Security
5 6 (3.95%) Incident Management
5 6 (3.95%) Data Security
5 6 (3.95%) Security Management
5 6 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (3.29%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.63%) Project Management
8 3 (1.97%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) SQL
2 17 (11.18%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.24%) VBScript
4 6 (3.95%) C#
5 3 (1.97%) VB
6 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (13.16%) CCNA
4 18 (11.84%) MCSE
5 16 (10.53%) MCITP
6 9 (5.92%) CISSP
7 7 (4.61%) Degree
7 7 (4.61%) CISM
8 4 (2.63%) CCSA
8 4 (2.63%) CCSE
8 4 (2.63%) CCNP
9 3 (1.97%) MCSA
10 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) MCTS
11 1 (0.66%) MCP
11 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.84%) SLA
2 10 (6.58%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.79%) vSphere
3 14 (9.21%) XenApp
4 9 (5.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.29%) DFS Replication
7 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.97%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.66%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 20 (13.16%) SCCM
2 13 (8.55%) WSUS
3 12 (7.89%) Backup Exec
4 11 (7.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (4.61%) SCOM
6 4 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.63%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.97%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.66%) Nessus
9 1 (0.66%) OpenView
9 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (48.03%) VMware
2 70 (46.05%) Microsoft
3 52 (34.21%) Citrix
4 32 (21.05%) Cisco
5 13 (8.55%) CheckPoint
6 12 (7.89%) Symantec
6 12 (7.89%) HP
7 9 (5.92%) Splunk
8 5 (3.29%) Mitel
8 5 (3.29%) Sophos
9 4 (2.63%) Adobe
9 4 (2.63%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.63%) Veeam
9 4 (2.63%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.97%) SAP
10 3 (1.97%) Avaya
10 3 (1.97%) Websense
10 3 (1.97%) Apple
11 2 (1.32%) Dell
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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