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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 62 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.64% 5.64% 5.47%
As % of the System Software category 58.12% 60.78% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 38
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,525 £22,500 £23,725
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
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
117 102 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.43% 9.28% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 104 93 66
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 11 £37,500 -
Westerham - 11 £24,750 -
Dartford -2 8 £36,750 +63.33% 1
Whitstable +2 5 £26,500 -18.46% 2
Tunbridge Wells +13 2 £50,000 +81.81%
Dover - 2 £60,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £27,500 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 119 (84.40%) Windows
2 87 (61.70%) MS Exchange
3 68 (48.23%) ITIL
4 61 (43.26%) Firewall
5 60 (42.55%) Microsoft
6 54 (38.30%) VMware
6 54 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (34.75%) MS Office
8 48 (34.04%) LAN
9 46 (32.62%) WAN
10 42 (29.79%) Cisco
10 42 (29.79%) MS Excel
11 41 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
12 38 (26.95%) Citrix
13 34 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (24.11%) Wireless
14 32 (22.70%) Windows 7
15 31 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
17 28 (19.86%) CCNA
18 26 (18.44%) MCSE
19 21 (14.89%) XenApp
20 20 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (14.18%) SAN
21 19 (13.48%) Hyper-V
21 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
22 18 (12.77%) Windows 8
22 18 (12.77%) CheckPoint
23 17 (12.06%) Backup Exec
23 17 (12.06%) Degree

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 87 (61.70%) MS Exchange
2 31 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (6.38%) IIS
6 9 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (3.55%) Lync
9 3 (2.13%) CMS
10 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (34.75%) MS Office
2 42 (29.79%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.38%) FastStats
4 8 (5.67%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Office 365
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (43.26%) Firewall
2 48 (34.04%) LAN
3 46 (32.62%) WAN
4 34 (24.11%) Wireless
5 20 (14.18%) SAN
6 15 (10.64%) MPLS
7 13 (9.22%) DHCP
7 13 (9.22%) IP Telephony
7 13 (9.22%) VLAN
8 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.51%) DNS
9 11 (7.80%) OSPF
9 11 (7.80%) BGP
10 10 (7.09%) VPN
11 9 (6.38%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (5.67%) BIG-IP
13 7 (4.96%) Internet
14 6 (4.26%) Intranet
15 5 (3.55%) VoIP
15 5 (3.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Advertising
3 3 (2.13%) Law
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (29.08%) Analyst
2 34 (24.11%) Support Engineer
3 33 (23.40%) Support Analyst
4 29 (20.57%) IT Support
5 18 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (12.06%) IT Support Analyst
7 16 (11.35%) Administrator
8 14 (9.93%) Technical Support Engineer
8 14 (9.93%) Technical Support
8 14 (9.93%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (6.38%) Network Manager
10 9 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Network Support
11 8 (5.67%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (5.67%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) Service Analyst
12 7 (4.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) Web Services
2 4 (2.84%) .NET
3 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.42%) CSS
3 2 (1.42%) SOAP
3 2 (1.42%) HTML
3 2 (1.42%) XML
3 2 (1.42%) XSLT
3 2 (1.42%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.42%) WCF
3 2 (1.42%) LINQ
3 2 (1.42%) jQuery
3 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Clustering
2 4 (2.84%) E-Learning
2 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.13%) NHS
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) AS400
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) Tandem
5 1 (0.71%) PKI
5 1 (0.71%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 119 (84.40%) Windows
2 54 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (22.70%) Windows 7
4 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.77%) Windows 8
6 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.71%) UNIX
11 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.23%) ITIL
2 16 (11.35%) Problem Management
3 15 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.93%) Service Management
4 14 (9.93%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.22%) Release Management
5 13 (9.22%) Supplier Management
6 11 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (7.09%) ETL
8 7 (4.96%) Project Management
9 6 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.55%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.84%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.84%) Migration
11 4 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.84%) Time Management
11 4 (2.84%) Requirements Management
12 3 (2.13%) Network Design
12 3 (2.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.22%) SQL
2 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.13%) VB
4 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.42%) C#
4 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (19.86%) CCNA
4 26 (18.44%) MCSE
5 17 (12.06%) Degree
6 16 (11.35%) CCNP
7 12 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (7.09%) MCITP
8 10 (7.09%) MCSA
9 8 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.55%) HNC
10 5 (3.55%) HND
11 4 (2.84%) CCIE
11 4 (2.84%) CCDP
12 3 (2.13%) MCP
12 3 (2.13%) CCDA
13 2 (1.42%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (14.89%) XenApp
2 20 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.64%) vSphere
5 11 (7.80%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.55%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (12.06%) Backup Exec
2 14 (9.93%) SCCM
3 11 (7.80%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (6.38%) ZABBIX
5 8 (5.67%) Foglight
6 7 (4.96%) SCOM
7 2 (1.42%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.71%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 54 (38.30%) VMware
3 42 (29.79%) Cisco
4 38 (26.95%) Citrix
5 18 (12.77%) CheckPoint
6 15 (10.64%) Veeam
7 12 (8.51%) SolarWinds
8 10 (7.09%) HP
9 9 (6.38%) F5
9 9 (6.38%) Neolane
9 9 (6.38%) ProCurve
10 5 (3.55%) ExactTarget
10 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.13%) Dell
11 3 (2.13%) CA
11 3 (2.13%) McAfee
12 2 (1.42%) Ektron
12 2 (1.42%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.42%) Apple
12 2 (1.42%) Oracle
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Whitstable, Kent
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitstable
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sittingbourne
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago