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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 41 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.87% 4.89% 5.67%
As % of the System Software category 55.77% 61.18% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 41
Average salary £37,500 £44,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +32.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,825 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
104 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.53% 7.99% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 95 79 71
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 - 10 £37,500 - 1
Dartford - 5 £36,500 -
Westerham - 5 £24,750 -
Whitstable - 4 £28,250 -
Dover - 4 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +18 2 £50,000 +73.91%
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 112 (84.85%) Windows
2 82 (62.12%) MS Exchange
3 62 (46.97%) ITIL
4 60 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 58 (43.94%) Firewall
6 53 (40.15%) VMware
7 52 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (35.61%) MS Office
9 46 (34.85%) MS Excel
10 45 (34.09%) WAN
11 43 (32.58%) Cisco
11 43 (32.58%) LAN
12 42 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (27.27%) Citrix
14 34 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (25.00%) Wireless
16 32 (24.24%) Windows 7
17 29 (21.97%) Exchange Server 2010
18 27 (20.45%) CCNA
19 26 (19.70%) MCSE
19 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
20 22 (16.67%) SAN
21 21 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 18 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
22 18 (13.64%) Windows 8
23 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
23 17 (12.88%) XenApp
23 17 (12.88%) Hyper-V
24 16 (12.12%) Finance
25 15 (11.36%) Service Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 82 (62.12%) MS Exchange
2 29 (21.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.06%) IIS
6 8 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (3.03%) Lync
9 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.76%) CMS
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (35.61%) MS Office
2 46 (34.85%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.06%) FastStats
3 8 (6.06%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (43.94%) Firewall
2 45 (34.09%) WAN
3 43 (32.58%) LAN
4 33 (25.00%) Wireless
5 22 (16.67%) SAN
6 15 (11.36%) IP Telephony
7 12 (9.09%) MPLS
7 12 (9.09%) DHCP
7 12 (9.09%) VLAN
8 10 (7.58%) VPN
8 10 (7.58%) DNS
9 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.06%) OSPF
9 8 (6.06%) BGP
10 6 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (3.79%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.79%) VoIP
12 4 (3.03%) Internet
12 4 (3.03%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Advertising
3 3 (2.27%) Law
4 2 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (29.55%) Analyst
2 33 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 32 (24.24%) Support Engineer
4 28 (21.21%) IT Support
5 17 (12.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 15 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
6 15 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (11.36%) Technical Support
6 15 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (10.61%) Administrator
8 11 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
9 8 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Help Desk Support
10 7 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) Web Services
1 2 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.76%) CSS
2 1 (0.76%) SOAP
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) XML
2 1 (0.76%) XSLT
2 1 (0.76%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.76%) WCF
2 1 (0.76%) LINQ
2 1 (0.76%) jQuery
2 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Clustering
2 4 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.27%) NHS
3 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.52%) PDA
4 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) DTV
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) AS400
5 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (84.85%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 18 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.76%) UNIX
10 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.97%) ITIL
2 18 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (11.36%) Supplier Management
3 15 (11.36%) Release Management
3 15 (11.36%) Service Management
4 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.58%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.82%) Project Management
6 9 (6.82%) ETL
7 7 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.79%) Migration
9 4 (3.03%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.03%) Time Management
9 4 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.03%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.27%) Process Management
10 3 (2.27%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.27%) Network Design
10 3 (2.27%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.33%) SQL
2 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (20.45%) CCNA
4 26 (19.70%) MCSE
5 15 (11.36%) Degree
6 13 (9.85%) CCNP
7 12 (9.09%) MCITP
8 11 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (6.06%) MCSA
10 6 (4.55%) CCIE
10 6 (4.55%) CCDP
11 5 (3.79%) MCP
11 5 (3.79%) HNC
11 5 (3.79%) HND
11 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.27%) CCDA
13 2 (1.52%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) COBIT
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.88%) Hyper-V
2 17 (12.88%) XenApp
3 12 (9.09%) vSphere
4 9 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.79%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Backup Exec
2 13 (9.85%) SCCM
3 8 (6.06%) ZABBIX
3 8 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (3.79%) SCOM
4 5 (3.79%) Foglight
5 3 (2.27%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.52%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.76%) SCSM
7 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 60 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (40.15%) VMware
3 43 (32.58%) Cisco
4 36 (27.27%) Citrix
5 14 (10.61%) CheckPoint
6 11 (8.33%) Veeam
7 9 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.06%) Neolane
8 8 (6.06%) ProCurve
8 8 (6.06%) HP
9 5 (3.79%) F5
10 4 (3.03%) ExactTarget
10 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.27%) Dell
11 3 (2.27%) CA
12 2 (1.52%) Apple
12 2 (1.52%) McAfee
12 2 (1.52%) Clearswift
13 1 (0.76%) Kaspersky
13 1 (0.76%) Ektron
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