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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 84 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.85% 7.55% 6.02%
As % of the System Software category 54.61% 53.50% 55.04%
Number of salaries quoted 65 74 59
Median salary £29,000 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,813 £63,400
UK excluding London median 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
141 157 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.03% 14.11% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117 131 114
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,600 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Kent region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne +1 11 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Chatham -6 4 £22,500 - 1
Sevenoaks +5 3 £27,000 +14.89%
West Malling -2 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Canterbury +8 2 £27,500 +19.56%
Tonbridge - 2 £50,000 -
Westerham - 2 £25,000 -
Aylesford - 2 £19,000 -
Folkestone +4 1 £22,000 -
Rochester +2 1 £24,000 -
Dartford -8 1 £65,000 +188.88%
Whitstable - 1 £27,000 -
Longfield - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 142 (89.31%) Windows
2 96 (60.38%) Windows Server
3 87 (54.72%) VMware
4 70 (44.03%) MS Exchange
4 70 (44.03%) Microsoft
5 61 (38.36%) MS Excel
6 58 (36.48%) Firewall
7 55 (34.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (28.93%) Citrix
9 44 (27.67%) DHCP
9 44 (27.67%) DNS
9 44 (27.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (23.27%) TCP/IP
12 35 (22.01%) WAN
13 34 (21.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (21.38%) LAN
14 32 (20.13%) SAN
15 31 (19.50%) Cisco
16 30 (18.87%) HP
17 29 (18.24%) MS Office
17 29 (18.24%) Finance
18 28 (17.61%) Hyper-V
19 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
20 25 (15.72%) MCSE
20 25 (15.72%) MCSA
21 24 (15.09%) Windows XP
21 24 (15.09%) Windows 8
22 23 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2013
22 23 (14.47%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (44.03%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.52%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (38.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (18.24%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Office 365
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (36.48%) Firewall
2 44 (27.67%) DHCP
2 44 (27.67%) DNS
3 37 (23.27%) TCP/IP
4 35 (22.01%) WAN
5 34 (21.38%) LAN
6 32 (20.13%) SAN
7 21 (13.21%) VPN
8 17 (10.69%) VLAN
9 15 (9.43%) VoIP
10 13 (8.18%) Internet
11 11 (6.92%) NAS
12 6 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.77%) IP Telephony
12 6 (3.77%) Wireless
13 5 (3.14%) WLAN
14 4 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.89%) Skype
16 2 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
16 2 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 29 (18.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.14%) Advertising
3 4 (2.52%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.52%) Back Office
4 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.16%) Support Engineer
2 32 (20.13%) IT Support
3 28 (17.61%) Analyst
4 23 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.18%) 1st Line Support
6 13 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (7.55%) IT Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) 1st Line Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Active Directory Support
8 11 (6.92%) IT Analyst
8 11 (6.92%) Support Technician
9 10 (6.29%) IT Technician
10 9 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Citrix Support
11 8 (5.03%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) REST
1 10 (6.29%) SOAP
2 5 (3.14%) LAMP
2 5 (3.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) COM
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.77%) AS400
4 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.26%) Clustering
6 2 (1.26%) PKI
6 2 (1.26%) Tandem
6 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.63%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.63%) Informatics
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (89.31%) Windows
2 96 (60.38%) Windows Server
3 55 (34.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (15.09%) Windows 8
5 24 (15.09%) Windows XP
6 23 (14.47%) Windows 7
7 21 (13.21%) Linux
8 16 (10.06%) Mac OS
8 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.92%) Android
10 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.77%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.52%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.63%) Unix
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.84%) ITIL
2 12 (7.55%) E-Commerce
2 12 (7.55%) Information Security
3 11 (6.92%) High Availability
4 10 (6.29%) Project Management
5 8 (5.03%) SIEM
6 7 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.40%) Migration
7 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.14%) Change Management
8 5 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.14%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.14%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.52%) CRM
9 4 (2.52%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.52%) Security Operations
9 4 (2.52%) Service Management
10 3 (1.89%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.77%) SQL
3 5 (3.14%) RPG
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (21.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.72%) MCSA
2 25 (15.72%) MCSE
3 17 (10.69%) CCNA
3 17 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.66%) MCITP
5 8 (5.03%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.14%) CISSP
6 5 (3.14%) MCTS
6 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.52%) Degree
7 4 (2.52%) MCP
8 3 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.26%) CCNP
9 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) CEH
10 1 (0.63%) CISMP
10 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (27.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (17.61%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.43%) XenApp
4 9 (5.66%) XenDesktop
5 8 (5.03%) vSphere
6 6 (3.77%) Terminal Server
7 5 (3.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.26%) XenServer
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.43%) SCCM
2 12 (7.55%) SCOM
3 5 (3.14%) Ansible
4 4 (2.52%) Nessus
4 4 (2.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.89%) WSUS
6 2 (1.26%) Foglight
6 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 87 (54.72%) VMware
2 70 (44.03%) Microsoft
3 46 (28.93%) Citrix
4 31 (19.50%) Cisco
5 30 (18.87%) HP
6 10 (6.29%) Apple
7 9 (5.66%) Symantec
8 7 (4.40%) Dell
9 6 (3.77%) Infor
9 6 (3.77%) Mitel
9 6 (3.77%) Nortel
10 5 (3.14%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (2.52%) Avaya
11 4 (2.52%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.52%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.52%) Remedy
12 3 (1.89%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.89%) Sophos
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
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Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
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