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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 87 77 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.02% 6.65% 7.31%
As % of the System Software category 67.97% 56.20% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 86 72 72
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
128 137 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.80% 11.83% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 123 127 117
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 24 £37,500 +37.61% 3
Maidstone +1 13 £28,750 -10.85%
Tonbridge -5 3 £26,000 -38.82% 1
West Malling - 3 £41,500 - 2
Dartford -1 2 £31,250 -13.19% 2
Chatham - 2 £41,250 -
Sittingbourne +12 1 £27,500 - 2
Whitstable 0 1 £30,500 +15.09%
Dover -2 1 £29,000 -49.56%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 140 (85.89%) Windows
2 88 (53.99%) Microsoft
3 80 (49.08%) VMware
4 63 (38.65%) MS Exchange
5 59 (36.20%) Citrix
6 58 (35.58%) DNS
7 45 (27.61%) MS Office
7 45 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (26.38%) Firewall
9 42 (25.77%) TCP/IP
10 37 (22.70%) SQL Server
11 34 (20.86%) MS Excel
11 34 (20.86%) DHCP
11 34 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (20.86%) SAN
12 32 (19.63%) Windows 8
13 30 (18.40%) Windows 7
14 29 (17.79%) SCCM
15 28 (17.18%) PowerShell
15 28 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (16.56%) MCSE
17 26 (15.95%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (15.95%) Cisco
17 26 (15.95%) Finance
18 24 (14.72%) SLA
19 23 (14.11%) CCNA
19 23 (14.11%) WAN
19 23 (14.11%) MCITP
19 23 (14.11%) vSphere
19 23 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 63 (38.65%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.27%) IIS
3 16 (9.82%) Lync
4 15 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2000
5 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.23%) CMS
11 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.61%) FileNet
11 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (27.61%) MS Office
2 34 (20.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.61%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.59%) SaaS
2 11 (6.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (35.58%) DNS
2 43 (26.38%) Firewall
3 42 (25.77%) TCP/IP
4 34 (20.86%) SAN
4 34 (20.86%) DHCP
5 23 (14.11%) WAN
6 21 (12.88%) iSCSI
7 17 (10.43%) LAN
7 17 (10.43%) VoIP
8 8 (4.91%) VPN
8 8 (4.91%) Network Security
9 7 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.29%) Wireless
9 7 (4.29%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.07%) MPLS
10 5 (3.07%) IPsec
10 5 (3.07%) NAS
11 4 (2.45%) Internet
12 3 (1.84%) PBX
13 2 (1.23%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.82%) Redis
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 15 (9.20%) Advertising
3 6 (3.68%) Retail
4 5 (3.07%) Law
5 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (31.29%) Analyst
2 46 (28.22%) Support Engineer
3 37 (22.70%) Support Analyst
4 25 (15.34%) 1st Line Support
5 23 (14.11%) Help Desk Support
6 22 (13.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 22 (13.50%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (11.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 18 (11.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (11.04%) Service Analyst
9 16 (9.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (9.20%) IT Support
10 15 (9.20%) SLA Analyst
11 14 (8.59%) Systems Support
11 14 (8.59%) Systems Support Engineer
12 13 (7.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (6.75%) Technical Support
14 9 (5.52%) Administrator
14 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.23%) CSS
2 2 (1.23%) SOAP
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
2 2 (1.23%) XML
2 2 (1.23%) XSLT
2 2 (1.23%) WCF
2 2 (1.23%) LINQ
2 2 (1.23%) jQuery
2 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) EqualLogic
2 13 (7.98%) Fat Client
2 13 (7.98%) Thin Client
3 11 (6.75%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.84%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.84%) AS400
6 3 (1.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) IVR
7 1 (0.61%) Tandem
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Handset
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 140 (85.89%) Windows
2 32 (19.63%) Windows 8
3 30 (18.40%) Windows 7
4 28 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (12.88%) Linux
7 16 (9.82%) Windows XP
7 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (9.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (4.29%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.84%) UNIX
9 3 (1.84%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.23%) Android
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.88%) ITIL
2 20 (12.27%) Problem Management
3 14 (8.59%) Capacity Management
3 14 (8.59%) DevOps
4 10 (6.13%) SIEM
5 8 (4.91%) Information Security
6 7 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.29%) BCP
7 6 (3.68%) Data Security
7 6 (3.68%) Security Management
7 6 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.07%) Line Management
8 5 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.07%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (3.07%) Migration
8 5 (3.07%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.45%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (2.45%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.18%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.75%) SQL
3 8 (4.91%) VBScript
4 3 (1.84%) C#
5 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (16.56%) MCSE
3 26 (15.95%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (14.11%) CCNA
4 23 (14.11%) MCITP
5 10 (6.13%) CISSP
6 7 (4.29%) CISM
7 6 (3.68%) Degree
8 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.45%) CCSA
8 4 (2.45%) CCSE
9 3 (1.84%) MCSA
9 3 (1.84%) MCP
10 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.23%) MCTS
11 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.61%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.72%) SLA
2 11 (6.75%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (14.11%) vSphere
3 22 (13.50%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.59%) XenApp
5 7 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.68%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.07%) DFS Replication
7 5 (3.07%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) MDaemon
9 1 (0.61%) Firmware
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (17.79%) SCCM
2 19 (11.66%) SCOM
3 16 (9.82%) SCVMM
3 16 (9.82%) HAProxy
4 8 (4.91%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.29%) WSUS
5 7 (4.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.84%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.61%) OpenView
8 1 (0.61%) Nessus
8 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (53.99%) Microsoft
2 80 (49.08%) VMware
3 59 (36.20%) Citrix
4 26 (15.95%) Cisco
5 16 (9.82%) HP
6 14 (8.59%) Nimble Storage
7 10 (6.13%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.52%) Splunk
9 8 (4.91%) Symantec
10 5 (3.07%) Avaya
11 4 (2.45%) Informatica
11 4 (2.45%) Sophos
11 4 (2.45%) Websense
11 4 (2.45%) Siebel
11 4 (2.45%) Veeam
11 4 (2.45%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.84%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.84%) Ektron
12 3 (1.84%) McAfee
12 3 (1.84%) IBM
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 28000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Tonbridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Sittingbourne
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Dartford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago