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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 81 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.44% 5.34% 6.10%
As % of the System Software category 50.94% 59.60% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 42
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £23,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
159 99 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.61% 8.97% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 142 92 83
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,471
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +22 17 £32,500 +13.04%
Tunbridge Wells +5 9 £19,500 -56.66%
Dartford -15 5 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Folkestone -1 4 £37,500 -8.53%
Snodland 0 1 £32,000 +6.66%
Sittingbourne -12 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 -
Chatham - 1 £21,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 111 (82.22%) Windows
2 70 (51.85%) VMware
3 65 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 54 (40.00%) Citrix
5 48 (35.56%) MS Exchange
6 42 (31.11%) MS Excel
7 40 (29.63%) MS Office
8 39 (28.89%) Cisco
8 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (24.44%) ITIL
10 33 (24.44%) WAN
10 33 (24.44%) Firewall
11 30 (22.22%) DNS
11 30 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 30 (22.22%) vSphere
12 29 (21.48%) DHCP
13 28 (20.74%) LAN
14 27 (20.00%) SQL
15 26 (19.26%) TCP/IP
15 26 (19.26%) Finance
16 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
17 23 (17.04%) CCNA
18 22 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (16.30%) PowerShell
18 22 (16.30%) WSUS
19 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (14.81%) VBScript
20 20 (14.81%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.48%) IIS
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.74%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 40 (29.63%) MS Office
3 4 (2.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.44%) WAN
1 33 (24.44%) Firewall
2 30 (22.22%) DNS
3 29 (21.48%) DHCP
4 28 (20.74%) LAN
5 26 (19.26%) TCP/IP
6 14 (10.37%) MPLS
7 12 (8.89%) SAN
8 10 (7.41%) IP Telephony
9 8 (5.93%) VPN
10 6 (4.44%) Network Security
11 5 (3.70%) Wireless
11 5 (3.70%) OSPF
11 5 (3.70%) BGP
11 5 (3.70%) VoIP
12 4 (2.96%) Intranet
13 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.22%) IPsec
13 3 (2.22%) Kerberos
13 3 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Advertising
3 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.44%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (17.78%) Technical Support
2 22 (16.30%) Support Engineer
3 19 (14.07%) Administrator
4 17 (12.59%) SQL DBA
4 17 (12.59%) DBA
5 14 (10.37%) Support Supervisor
5 14 (10.37%) Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (8.15%) Head of Infrastructure
8 10 (7.41%) Server Administrator
8 10 (7.41%) Senior SQL DBA
8 10 (7.41%) Senior DBA
8 10 (7.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 9 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Junior
10 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Network Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.22%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.96%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.96%) iPhone
3 4 (2.96%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) AS400
5 2 (1.48%) iPad
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.48%) PDA
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 111 (82.22%) Windows
2 36 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.37%) Windows 8
6 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.70%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.22%) Linux
9 3 (2.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.44%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) BCP
3 16 (11.85%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (10.37%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.93%) Project Management
6 8 (5.93%) Service Management
6 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.93%) Supplier Management
6 8 (5.93%) Release Management
7 6 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.44%) Change Management
8 5 (3.70%) People Management
8 5 (3.70%) Coaching
9 4 (2.96%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.22%) Time Management
10 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.22%) ERP
10 3 (2.22%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.00%) SQL
2 22 (16.30%) PowerShell
3 20 (14.81%) VBScript
4 4 (2.96%) C#
5 3 (2.22%) VB
6 2 (1.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (17.04%) CCNA
3 22 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (14.81%) MCSE
5 11 (8.15%) CCNP
6 9 (6.67%) MCITP
6 9 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.19%) MCP
8 4 (2.96%) CCDP
8 4 (2.96%) CCIE
8 4 (2.96%) MCSA
8 4 (2.96%) Degree
9 2 (1.48%) CISSP
9 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) CISM
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) COBIT
3 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (22.22%) vSphere
3 19 (14.07%) XenApp
4 12 (8.89%) XenDesktop
5 8 (5.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (16.30%) WSUS
2 19 (14.07%) Backup Exec
3 18 (13.33%) SCCM
4 14 (10.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (4.44%) SCOM
6 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (2.22%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.48%) SCSM
8 2 (1.48%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.48%) Windows Intune
8 2 (1.48%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.48%) Foglight
9 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.74%) OpenView
9 1 (0.74%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 70 (51.85%) VMware
2 65 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 54 (40.00%) Citrix
4 39 (28.89%) Cisco
5 14 (10.37%) Symantec
6 12 (8.89%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.93%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.44%) Sophos
8 6 (4.44%) Wyse
9 5 (3.70%) Mitel
9 5 (3.70%) HP
10 4 (2.96%) Adobe
10 4 (2.96%) SAP
11 3 (2.22%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.22%) Veeam
11 3 (2.22%) Apple
12 2 (1.48%) Zeacom
12 2 (1.48%) F5
12 2 (1.48%) Avaya
12 2 (1.48%) Dell
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