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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 73 66 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.50% 5.73% 4.96%
As % of the System Software category 44.24% 61.68% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71 59 39
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,800
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
165 107 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.96% 9.30% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 152 91 75
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +27 10 £31,000 +63.15% 1
Tunbridge Wells -4 6 £16,500 -67.00%
Dartford -10 5 £35,000 +18.64% 3
Chatham - 5 £24,000 - 2
Folkestone 0 2 £38,750 +49.03%
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 117 (83.57%) Windows
2 74 (52.86%) VMware
3 71 (50.71%) Microsoft
4 50 (35.71%) Citrix
5 47 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
7 43 (30.71%) MS Office
8 41 (29.29%) MS Excel
9 38 (27.14%) Cisco
10 36 (25.71%) DNS
10 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (24.29%) Windows 7
11 34 (24.29%) DHCP
12 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
12 31 (22.14%) SQL Server
12 31 (22.14%) WAN
12 31 (22.14%) Firewall
13 29 (20.71%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (20.71%) SQL
13 29 (20.71%) vSphere
14 25 (17.86%) ITIL
14 25 (17.86%) LAN
15 22 (15.71%) Finance
15 22 (15.71%) SCCM
15 22 (15.71%) WSUS
16 21 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (15.00%) CCNA
16 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (14.29%) VBScript

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (30.71%) MS Office
2 41 (29.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) IaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.71%) DNS
2 34 (24.29%) DHCP
3 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
3 31 (22.14%) WAN
3 31 (22.14%) Firewall
4 25 (17.86%) LAN
5 17 (12.14%) SAN
6 12 (8.57%) MPLS
7 11 (7.86%) VoIP
8 10 (7.14%) Network Security
9 8 (5.71%) VPN
10 7 (5.00%) IP Telephony
11 6 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.57%) IPsec
13 4 (2.86%) Wireless
13 4 (2.86%) Intranet
13 4 (2.86%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.14%) Internet
14 3 (2.14%) Kerberos
14 3 (2.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Advertising
3 6 (4.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Retail
3 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.57%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (18.57%) Analyst
2 19 (13.57%) Administrator
3 18 (12.86%) Support Analyst
4 17 (12.14%) DBA
4 17 (12.14%) SQL DBA
5 16 (11.43%) Support Supervisor
5 16 (11.43%) Technical Support
6 13 (9.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 13 (9.29%) Help Desk Support
6 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Junior
9 10 (7.14%) Network Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
9 10 (7.14%) Server Administrator
9 10 (7.14%) Senior DBA
9 10 (7.14%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.86%) .NET
3 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.43%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.86%) iPhone
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.14%) AS400
6 2 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.43%) iPad
6 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.71%) PDA
7 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Handset
7 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.71%) DTV
7 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 117 (83.57%) Windows
2 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (24.29%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.86%) Windows 8
6 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.57%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.86%) Linux
11 3 (2.14%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.14%) UNIX
12 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.71%) Android
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.86%) ITIL
2 19 (13.57%) BCP
3 14 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.00%) Project Management
6 6 (4.29%) Change Management
6 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.29%) Data Security
6 6 (4.29%) Supplier Management
6 6 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.29%) Information Security
7 5 (3.57%) Release Management
7 5 (3.57%) Security Management
7 5 (3.57%) Service Management
7 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (3.57%) SIEM
7 5 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.71%) SQL
2 21 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 20 (14.29%) VBScript
4 4 (2.86%) C#
5 3 (2.14%) VB
6 2 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (20.71%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.00%) CCNA
3 18 (12.86%) MCSE
4 12 (8.57%) MCITP
5 7 (5.00%) CISSP
6 6 (4.29%) CCNP
6 6 (4.29%) MCP
6 6 (4.29%) Degree
7 5 (3.57%) CISM
8 4 (2.86%) MCSA
8 4 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.14%) CCIE
9 3 (2.14%) CCDP
9 3 (2.14%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CCSE
10 1 (0.71%) VCP4
10 1 (0.71%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) SLA
2 7 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (20.71%) vSphere
3 15 (10.71%) XenApp
4 9 (6.43%) XenDesktop
5 8 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.14%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.14%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.71%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) SCCM
1 22 (15.71%) WSUS
2 18 (12.86%) Backup Exec
3 14 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (3.57%) SCOM
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.43%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.43%) SCSM
5 2 (1.43%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.71%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.71%) OpenView
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 74 (52.86%) VMware
2 71 (50.71%) Microsoft
3 50 (35.71%) Citrix
4 38 (27.14%) Cisco
5 15 (10.71%) Symantec
6 13 (9.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.29%) Wyse
7 6 (4.29%) HP
8 5 (3.57%) Mitel
8 5 (3.57%) Sophos
8 5 (3.57%) Splunk
9 4 (2.86%) SAP
9 4 (2.86%) Adobe
10 3 (2.14%) Veeam
10 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.14%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.14%) Apple
10 3 (2.14%) Avaya
11 2 (1.43%) Zeacom
11 2 (1.43%) Dell
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