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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 49 75 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.81% 6.32% 6.39%
As % of the System Software category 51.04% 60.98% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 43 68 49
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £40,000
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
96 123 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.43% 10.36% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 112 83
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 +5 9 £37,500 +30.43%
Dover - 5 £60,000 -
Whitstable - 3 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +16 2 £50,000 +45.98%
Dartford +1 2 £33,750 +27.35%
Sevenoaks +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Westerham - 1 £23,500 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 105 (84.00%) Windows
2 71 (56.80%) MS Exchange
3 64 (51.20%) Microsoft
4 57 (45.60%) ITIL
5 51 (40.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (40.00%) VMware
7 49 (39.20%) Firewall
8 46 (36.80%) MS Office
9 45 (36.00%) WAN
10 44 (35.20%) MS Excel
11 43 (34.40%) LAN
12 39 (31.20%) Windows 7
13 37 (29.60%) Cisco
13 37 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
14 36 (28.80%) Citrix
15 32 (25.60%) Wireless
16 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (20.00%) CCNA
18 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (19.20%) MCSE
19 23 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
20 22 (17.60%) SAN
20 22 (17.60%) Finance
21 19 (15.20%) XenApp
22 17 (13.60%) SQL
23 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
23 16 (12.80%) SCCM
24 14 (11.20%) Microsoft App-V
24 14 (11.20%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 71 (56.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.20%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2000
6 7 (5.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.60%) IIS
7 4 (3.20%) Lync
7 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (36.80%) MS Office
2 44 (35.20%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.60%) FastStats
4 6 (4.80%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.80%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (39.20%) Firewall
2 45 (36.00%) WAN
3 43 (34.40%) LAN
4 32 (25.60%) Wireless
5 22 (17.60%) SAN
6 12 (9.60%) DHCP
6 12 (9.60%) IP Telephony
7 10 (8.00%) MPLS
7 10 (8.00%) DNS
7 10 (8.00%) VLAN
8 9 (7.20%) VPN
9 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.00%) VoIP
10 5 (4.00%) OSPF
10 5 (4.00%) BGP
11 4 (3.20%) Internet
11 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.40%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (2.40%) IPsec
13 2 (1.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Advertising
4 3 (2.40%) Law
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Analyst
2 32 (25.60%) Support Analyst
3 25 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 25 (20.00%) IT Support
4 17 (13.60%) IT Support Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 15 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (12.00%) Technical Support
6 14 (11.20%) Administrator
7 12 (9.60%) Head of Infrastructure
8 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (5.60%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.60%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Clustering
2 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) PDA
5 1 (0.80%) PKI
5 1 (0.80%) DTV
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.80%) AS400
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 105 (84.00%) Windows
2 51 (40.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (31.20%) Windows 7
4 14 (11.20%) Windows 8
5 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.80%) UNIX
10 1 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) ITIL
2 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (9.60%) Service Management
3 12 (9.60%) Supplier Management
3 12 (9.60%) Release Management
4 11 (8.80%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.20%) Project Management
6 8 (6.40%) ETL
7 7 (5.60%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.80%) Change Management
8 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.00%) Coaching
9 5 (4.00%) BCP
10 4 (3.20%) Migration
10 4 (3.20%) Time Management
10 4 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.20%) People Management
10 4 (3.20%) Business Analysis
11 3 (2.40%) Logistics
11 3 (2.40%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) SQL
2 14 (11.20%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.80%) VBScript
4 3 (2.40%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (20.00%) CCNA
4 24 (19.20%) MCSE
5 13 (10.40%) MCITP
6 12 (9.60%) Degree
7 11 (8.80%) CCNP
8 9 (7.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.60%) MCSA
9 7 (5.60%) CCIE
9 7 (5.60%) CCDP
10 6 (4.80%) MCP
11 5 (4.00%) HNC
11 5 (4.00%) HND
11 5 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.40%) CCDA
13 2 (1.60%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) COBIT
3 2 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.20%) XenApp
3 14 (11.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (11.20%) vSphere
3 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.80%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) SCCM
2 11 (8.80%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.60%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.80%) WSUS
5 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (3.20%) SCOM
6 4 (3.20%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.40%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.60%) Foglight
8 2 (1.60%) SCSM
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.80%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 64 (51.20%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.00%) VMware
3 37 (29.60%) Cisco
4 36 (28.80%) Citrix
5 10 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.60%) Neolane
6 7 (5.60%) Veeam
6 7 (5.60%) ProCurve
6 7 (5.60%) HP
7 6 (4.80%) Wyse
7 6 (4.80%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.40%) ExactTarget
8 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.40%) Dell
8 3 (2.40%) CA
9 2 (1.60%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.60%) Apple
9 2 (1.60%) F5
10 1 (0.80%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.80%) Kronos