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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 88 85 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.32% 8.01% 6.04%
As % of the System Software category 55.35% 53.46% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78 81 52
Median salary £29,500 £28,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,775
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
159 159 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.64% 14.99% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 136 151 97
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chatham +1 10 £28,500 -16.17%
Sittingbourne -4 10 £22,500 -40.00%
Tunbridge Wells +6 3 £22,500 -15.09% 1
West Malling +2 3 £31,500 +14.54%
Maidstone -13 3 £37,000 +64.44%
Dartford +4 2 £65,000 +188.88%
Tonbridge - 2 £58,750 -
Westerham - 2 £34,500 -
Aylesford - 2 £19,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 156 (86.19%) Windows
2 96 (53.04%) Windows Server
3 92 (50.83%) VMware
4 90 (49.72%) Microsoft
5 73 (40.33%) MS Exchange
6 62 (34.25%) Citrix
7 55 (30.39%) Firewall
7 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (29.83%) MS Excel
9 50 (27.62%) ITIL
9 50 (27.62%) DNS
10 45 (24.86%) DHCP
11 39 (21.55%) HP
12 38 (20.99%) Finance
13 36 (19.89%) Cisco
13 36 (19.89%) MS Office
14 34 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (18.23%) TCP/IP
16 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (15.47%) WAN
18 27 (14.92%) Windows 7
18 27 (14.92%) Windows 8
18 27 (14.92%) LAN
19 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
19 26 (14.36%) MCSE
20 25 (13.81%) Windows XP
21 24 (13.26%) SLA
22 21 (11.60%) MCSA
22 21 (11.60%) Linux

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 73 (40.33%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.31%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.21%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 54 (29.83%) MS Excel
2 36 (19.89%) MS Office
3 6 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.08%) Office 365
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.39%) Firewall
2 50 (27.62%) DNS
3 45 (24.86%) DHCP
4 33 (18.23%) TCP/IP
5 28 (15.47%) WAN
6 27 (14.92%) LAN
7 20 (11.05%) SAN
8 13 (7.18%) Internet
9 6 (3.31%) OSPF
9 6 (3.31%) VPN
10 5 (2.76%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.76%) Skype
10 5 (2.76%) VLAN
11 4 (2.21%) BGP
11 4 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.21%) NAS
11 4 (2.21%) VoIP
12 3 (1.66%) SMTP
12 3 (1.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.66%) MySQL
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MSI
1 1 (0.55%) Subversion
1 1 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 38 (20.99%) Finance
2 8 (4.42%) Marketing
3 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.21%) Advertising
5 4 (2.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.66%) Back Office
6 3 (1.66%) Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (32.60%) Analyst
2 33 (18.23%) Support Engineer
3 31 (17.13%) Support Analyst
4 28 (15.47%) IT Support
5 21 (11.60%) Service Analyst
6 20 (11.05%) IT Analyst
7 19 (10.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (9.39%) Administrator
8 17 (9.39%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.18%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (6.08%) IT Engineer
10 11 (6.08%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (6.08%) IT Technician
11 10 (5.52%) 1st Line Engineer
11 10 (5.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 10 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (5.52%) Storage Administrator
11 10 (5.52%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.97%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) REST
1 6 (3.31%) SOAP
2 5 (2.76%) LAMP
3 3 (1.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) COM
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.52%) HP Storage
4 8 (4.42%) Health Informatics
4 8 (4.42%) Informatics
5 6 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.66%) BYOD
8 3 (1.66%) iPhone
8 3 (1.66%) PKI
8 3 (1.66%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.10%) AS400
9 2 (1.10%) Clustering
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.10%) Tandem
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.55%) FMCG
10 1 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 156 (86.19%) Windows
2 96 (53.04%) Windows Server
3 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (14.92%) Windows 7
5 27 (14.92%) Windows 8
6 25 (13.81%) Windows XP
7 21 (11.60%) Linux
8 18 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (7.73%) Mac OS
10 11 (6.08%) Android
11 10 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (4.97%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.76%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.66%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.55%) Unix
16 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.62%) ITIL
2 15 (8.29%) Service Management
3 14 (7.73%) Capacity Management
4 13 (7.18%) Information Security
5 11 (6.08%) E-Commerce
5 11 (6.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (4.97%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.42%) Migration
7 8 (4.42%) Resource Management
7 8 (4.42%) SIEM
8 7 (3.87%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (3.87%) Data Protection
8 7 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.31%) Change Management
9 6 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.31%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (2.76%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.76%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.21%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.94%) SQL
2 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.66%) Java
4 2 (1.10%) RPG
4 2 (1.10%) VB
5 1 (0.55%) C
5 1 (0.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (14.36%) MCSE
3 21 (11.60%) MCSA
4 17 (9.39%) CCNA
4 17 (9.39%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.84%) Security Cleared
6 12 (6.63%) A+ Certification
7 10 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.76%) CISSP
9 4 (2.21%) Degree
9 4 (2.21%) MCP
10 3 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.66%) MCITP
11 2 (1.10%) CCNP
11 2 (1.10%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.55%) CCDA
12 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.26%) SLA
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 34 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.60%) Hyper-V
2 21 (11.60%) XenApp
3 16 (8.84%) vSphere
4 10 (5.52%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.10%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.10%) XenServer
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (11.05%) SCCM
2 12 (6.63%) NetBackup
2 12 (6.63%) SCOM
3 11 (6.08%) HP Data Protector
4 10 (5.52%) HP SIM
4 10 (5.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (4.42%) WSUS
6 5 (2.76%) Ansible
7 4 (2.21%) Nessus
7 4 (2.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.10%) Foglight
9 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.55%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.55%) DameWare
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 92 (50.83%) VMware
2 90 (49.72%) Microsoft
3 62 (34.25%) Citrix
4 39 (21.55%) HP
5 36 (19.89%) Cisco
6 18 (9.94%) Symantec
7 10 (5.52%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.76%) Apple
9 4 (2.21%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.21%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.21%) Mitel
9 4 (2.21%) MobileIron
9 4 (2.21%) Remedy
10 3 (1.66%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.66%) Juniper
10 3 (1.66%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.66%) Qualys
10 3 (1.66%) Siebel
10 3 (1.66%) Sophos
11 2 (1.10%) Avaya
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