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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.01% 6.68% 5.90%
As % of the System Software category 58.78% 56.06% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 75 66 56
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,150 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
131 132 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.92% 11.92% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 121 118 97
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 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 31 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 -12 17 £37,500 -10.17% 1
Maidstone 0 10 £30,000 -22.07% 1
West Malling - 4 £42,000 - 1
Tonbridge -2 3 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Dartford +2 2 £31,250 -16.10%
Whitstable +1 1 £30,500 +15.09%
Dover 0 1 £29,000 -50.63%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 137 (86.16%) Windows
2 95 (59.75%) Microsoft
3 77 (48.43%) VMware
4 61 (38.36%) MS Exchange
5 59 (37.11%) DNS
6 56 (35.22%) Citrix
7 48 (30.19%) MS Office
8 47 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
10 42 (26.42%) TCP/IP
11 41 (25.79%) Firewall
12 35 (22.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (20.75%) SAN
14 31 (19.50%) DHCP
14 31 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (18.87%) SQL Server
15 30 (18.87%) ITIL
15 30 (18.87%) Windows 8
16 28 (17.61%) PowerShell
16 28 (17.61%) SCCM
17 26 (16.35%) MCSE
17 26 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (15.72%) Finance
18 25 (15.72%) Windows 7
19 24 (15.09%) vSphere
20 23 (14.47%) Office 365
21 22 (13.84%) Hyper-V
21 22 (13.84%) iSCSI
21 22 (13.84%) MCITP
21 22 (13.84%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 61 (38.36%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.21%) IIS
3 17 (10.69%) Lync
4 15 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2000
6 13 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.26%) CMS
12 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.63%) FileNet
12 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (30.19%) MS Office
2 44 (27.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.47%) Office 365
2 14 (8.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (37.11%) DNS
2 42 (26.42%) TCP/IP
3 41 (25.79%) Firewall
4 33 (20.75%) SAN
5 31 (19.50%) DHCP
6 22 (13.84%) iSCSI
7 20 (12.58%) WAN
8 18 (11.32%) VoIP
9 16 (10.06%) LAN
10 9 (5.66%) Network Security
11 8 (5.03%) IP Telephony
12 7 (4.40%) VPN
13 6 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.77%) Wireless
14 4 (2.52%) NAS
15 3 (1.89%) IPsec
15 3 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.89%) MPLS
15 3 (1.89%) Internet
15 3 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) Redis
3 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (15.72%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Advertising
3 5 (3.14%) Retail
3 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.14%) Law
4 2 (1.26%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (30.82%) Analyst
1 49 (30.82%) Support Engineer
2 36 (22.64%) Support Analyst
3 22 (13.84%) 1st Line Support
4 21 (13.21%) Help Desk Support
5 20 (12.58%) Help Desk Analyst
5 20 (12.58%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (11.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (10.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 16 (10.06%) Service Analyst
8 16 (10.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (9.43%) IT Support
10 14 (8.81%) SLA Analyst
10 14 (8.81%) Systems Support
10 14 (8.81%) Systems Support Engineer
11 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (6.92%) Technical Support
12 11 (6.92%) Desktop Support
13 10 (6.29%) Desktop Engineer
14 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) .NET
2 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.26%) CSS
3 2 (1.26%) SOAP
3 2 (1.26%) Web Services
3 2 (1.26%) XML
3 2 (1.26%) XSLT
3 2 (1.26%) WCF
3 2 (1.26%) LINQ
3 2 (1.26%) jQuery
3 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.26%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) EqualLogic
2 12 (7.55%) Fat Client
2 12 (7.55%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.52%) Clustering
6 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.63%) Tandem
8 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) AS400
8 1 (0.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 137 (86.16%) Windows
2 31 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (18.87%) Windows 8
4 26 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (15.72%) Windows 7
6 19 (11.95%) Linux
7 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (9.43%) Windows XP
9 14 (8.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.89%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.89%) Android
12 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.63%) UNIX
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.87%) ITIL
2 21 (13.21%) Problem Management
3 14 (8.81%) Capacity Management
3 14 (8.81%) DevOps
4 9 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 9 (5.66%) SIEM
5 8 (5.03%) Migration
5 8 (5.03%) Security Management
6 7 (4.40%) BCP
6 7 (4.40%) Information Security
7 6 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.77%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.77%) Line Management
7 6 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.14%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.14%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.14%) Data Security
9 4 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.52%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.52%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.61%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.03%) VBScript
2 8 (5.03%) SQL
3 2 (1.26%) C#
3 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (22.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (16.35%) MCSE
3 22 (13.84%) MCITP
4 21 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (11.95%) CCNA
6 9 (5.66%) CISSP
7 7 (4.40%) Degree
7 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.77%) CISM
8 6 (3.77%) MCSA
9 4 (2.52%) CCSA
9 4 (2.52%) CCSE
9 4 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.89%) MCP
11 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.26%) MCTS
12 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.63%) CCA
12 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.84%) SLA
2 10 (6.29%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.09%) vSphere
3 22 (13.84%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.06%) XenApp
5 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.77%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.14%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.52%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.63%) MDaemon
9 1 (0.63%) Firmware
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (17.61%) SCCM
2 19 (11.95%) SCOM
3 16 (10.06%) SCVMM
3 16 (10.06%) HAProxy
4 10 (6.29%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (4.40%) WSUS
6 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.89%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.63%) Nessus
8 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 95 (59.75%) Microsoft
2 77 (48.43%) VMware
3 56 (35.22%) Citrix
4 22 (13.84%) Cisco
5 15 (9.43%) HP
6 14 (8.81%) Nimble Storage
7 9 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.03%) Symantec
8 8 (5.03%) Splunk
9 7 (4.40%) Avaya
10 6 (3.77%) Websense
11 5 (3.14%) Veeam
12 4 (2.52%) Informatica
12 4 (2.52%) LogRhythm
12 4 (2.52%) McAfee
12 4 (2.52%) Sophos
12 4 (2.52%) IBM
12 4 (2.52%) Siebel
13 3 (1.89%) Oracle
13 3 (1.89%) Ektron
Sittingbourne, Kent
Next Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £19,500 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 25000 plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago