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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 74 73 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.57% 5.84% 3.22%
As % of the System Software category 48.05% 64.60% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 71 63 35
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
154 113 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.75% 9.04% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 141 90 79
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +37 13 £31,000 +63.15% 2
Chatham - 8 £26,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -9 6 £17,000 -64.21% 3
Dartford -6 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Folkestone +3 1 £37,500 +44.23%
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 -
Faversham - 1 £25,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 114 (83.82%) Windows
2 70 (51.47%) VMware
3 67 (49.26%) Microsoft
4 47 (34.56%) Citrix
5 45 (33.09%) MS Exchange
6 43 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (29.41%) MS Office
7 40 (29.41%) DNS
8 38 (27.94%) DHCP
9 35 (25.74%) MS Excel
10 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 30 (22.06%) Cisco
12 29 (21.32%) Windows 7
13 27 (19.85%) Firewall
14 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (17.65%) SQL
16 24 (17.65%) vSphere
17 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (16.18%) Windows 8
18 21 (15.44%) WAN
18 21 (15.44%) CCNA
18 21 (15.44%) Finance
19 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (13.24%) MCSE
21 17 (12.50%) WSUS
21 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 16 (11.76%) SAN
22 16 (11.76%) Backup Exec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 45 (33.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (29.41%) MS Office
2 35 (25.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (29.41%) DNS
2 38 (27.94%) DHCP
3 34 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 27 (19.85%) Firewall
5 21 (15.44%) WAN
6 16 (11.76%) SAN
7 15 (11.03%) LAN
8 14 (10.29%) VoIP
9 11 (8.09%) MPLS
10 10 (7.35%) Network Security
11 7 (5.15%) VPN
12 5 (3.68%) IPsec
12 5 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.94%) PBX
13 4 (2.94%) Wireless
13 4 (2.94%) Intranet
14 3 (2.21%) Kerberos
14 3 (2.21%) IP Telephony
15 2 (1.47%) iSCSI
15 2 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Advertising
3 7 (5.15%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.68%) Law
5 4 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (25.74%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Support Analyst
3 19 (13.97%) Administrator
4 17 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 17 (12.50%) DBA
4 17 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 16 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 16 (11.76%) Support Supervisor
6 15 (11.03%) Technical Support
7 14 (10.29%) Support Engineer
8 13 (9.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 13 (9.56%) Help Desk Analyst
9 11 (8.09%) Junior
9 11 (8.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (7.35%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (7.35%) Network Engineer
10 10 (7.35%) Service Analyst
10 10 (7.35%) Senior DBA
10 10 (7.35%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 10 (7.35%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) .NET
2 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 12 (8.82%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.94%) iPhone
6 3 (2.21%) AS400
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.21%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.47%) iPad
7 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) Handset
8 1 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 114 (83.82%) Windows
2 29 (21.32%) Windows 7
3 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.18%) Windows 8
5 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.09%) Windows XP
6 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.68%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.68%) Linux
9 4 (2.94%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.21%) UNIX
11 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.74%) Android
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.03%) ITIL
1 15 (11.03%) BCP
2 14 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (5.15%) Problem Management
3 7 (5.15%) SIEM
4 6 (4.41%) Information Security
5 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.68%) Data Security
5 5 (3.68%) Security Management
5 5 (3.68%) Project Management
5 5 (3.68%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.21%) Time Management
7 3 (2.21%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (2.21%) ERP
8 2 (1.47%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.65%) SQL
2 16 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 15 (11.03%) VBScript
4 4 (2.94%) C#
5 3 (2.21%) VB
6 2 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (15.44%) CCNA
4 18 (13.24%) MCSE
5 15 (11.03%) MCITP
6 8 (5.88%) CISSP
7 7 (5.15%) Degree
8 6 (4.41%) CISM
9 5 (3.68%) MCP
9 5 (3.68%) CCNP
10 4 (2.94%) MCSA
11 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.47%) CCSA
12 2 (1.47%) CCSE
13 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.74%) MCTS
13 1 (0.74%) CCDP
13 1 (0.74%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) SLA
2 8 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.65%) vSphere
3 10 (7.35%) XenApp
4 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.21%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.21%) DFS Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.74%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 17 (12.50%) WSUS
2 16 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 14 (10.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (10.29%) SCCM
4 3 (2.21%) SCOM
5 2 (1.47%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.74%) OpenView
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 70 (51.47%) VMware
2 67 (49.26%) Microsoft
3 47 (34.56%) Citrix
4 30 (22.06%) Cisco
5 15 (11.03%) Symantec
6 12 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.15%) HP
8 6 (4.41%) Splunk
9 5 (3.68%) Mitel
9 5 (3.68%) Sophos
10 4 (2.94%) Adobe
10 4 (2.94%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.94%) Veeam
11 3 (2.21%) SAP
11 3 (2.21%) Avaya
11 3 (2.21%) Apple
12 2 (1.47%) Dell
12 2 (1.47%) Websense
12 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.47%) ProCurve
Sandwich, Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,416 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: Up to 38,782.00 depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago