The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 67 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.77% 6.29% 5.95%
As % of the System Software category 61.79% 57.26% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 68 61 39
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% +46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £52,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 117 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.95% 10.99% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 109 106 65
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 13 £34,500 - 1
Westerham - 12 £24,750 - 1
Dartford -12 6 £37,250 +49.00%
Tunbridge Wells +3 4 £27,250 +21.11% 1
Whitstable +2 4 £26,500 -7.01%
Tonbridge +4 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Sittingbourne - 3 £27,500 -
Stansted - 2 £42,500 -
Dover - 2 £58,750 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 124 (86.71%) Windows
2 83 (58.04%) MS Exchange
3 72 (50.35%) ITIL
4 59 (41.26%) Firewall
5 58 (40.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (39.86%) Microsoft
7 53 (37.06%) MS Office
8 47 (32.87%) LAN
9 46 (32.17%) VMware
10 41 (28.67%) WAN
11 40 (27.97%) MS Excel
12 38 (26.57%) Cisco
13 37 (25.87%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (24.48%) Wireless
15 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
16 32 (22.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (21.68%) Windows 7
18 28 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (18.88%) Citrix
20 26 (18.18%) CCNA
21 24 (16.78%) Problem Management
22 23 (16.08%) MCSE
23 22 (15.38%) Degree
23 22 (15.38%) Hyper-V
24 20 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
24 20 (13.99%) SAN
25 18 (12.59%) CheckPoint
25 18 (12.59%) SLA
25 18 (12.59%) XenApp
25 18 (12.59%) Backup Exec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 83 (58.04%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
4 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (6.29%) IIS
7 9 (6.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (5.59%) CMS
9 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (2.80%) Lync
11 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 53 (37.06%) MS Office
2 40 (27.97%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.29%) FastStats
4 8 (5.59%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Office 365
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (41.26%) Firewall
2 47 (32.87%) LAN
3 41 (28.67%) WAN
4 35 (24.48%) Wireless
5 20 (13.99%) SAN
6 15 (10.49%) TCP/IP
7 14 (9.79%) MPLS
8 13 (9.09%) DNS
9 12 (8.39%) DHCP
9 12 (8.39%) VLAN
10 11 (7.69%) IP Telephony
10 11 (7.69%) VPN
11 10 (6.99%) OSPF
11 10 (6.99%) BGP
11 10 (6.99%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (6.29%) BIG-IP
13 7 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (4.20%) Intranet
14 6 (4.20%) Internet
15 4 (2.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (6.99%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Advertising
3 3 (2.10%) Law
4 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (35.66%) Analyst
2 36 (25.17%) Support Analyst
3 30 (20.98%) IT Support
4 26 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 18 (12.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (11.89%) Administrator
7 16 (11.19%) Service Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (7.69%) Network Manager
8 11 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (6.99%) Network Support
10 9 (6.29%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (5.59%) DBA
11 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (5.59%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) Web Services
1 7 (4.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.40%) CSS
2 2 (1.40%) SOAP
2 2 (1.40%) HTML
2 2 (1.40%) XML
2 2 (1.40%) XSLT
2 2 (1.40%) NHibernate
2 2 (1.40%) WCF
2 2 (1.40%) LINQ
2 2 (1.40%) jQuery
2 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Clustering
2 4 (2.80%) E-Learning
2 4 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.10%) NHS
3 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.40%) Social Media
4 2 (1.40%) Replication
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.70%) iPhone
5 1 (0.70%) AS400
5 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.70%) Tandem
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 124 (86.71%) Windows
2 58 (40.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (21.68%) Windows 7
4 18 (12.59%) Windows 8
4 18 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.90%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.70%) UNIX
10 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.35%) ITIL
2 24 (16.78%) Problem Management
3 17 (11.89%) Service Management
4 15 (10.49%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.39%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.69%) Release Management
6 11 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 10 (6.99%) ETL
8 7 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.90%) Change Management
8 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.20%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.50%) Security Management
10 5 (3.50%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.50%) Project Management
11 4 (2.80%) Logistics
11 4 (2.80%) Process Management
11 4 (2.80%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.89%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.50%) VB.NET
3 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.10%) VB
5 2 (1.40%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (25.87%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (22.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (18.18%) CCNA
4 23 (16.08%) MCSE
5 22 (15.38%) Degree
6 14 (9.79%) CCNP
6 14 (9.79%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (7.69%) MCITP
7 11 (7.69%) MCSA
8 10 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.50%) HNC
9 5 (3.50%) HND
10 3 (2.10%) CCIE
10 3 (2.10%) CCDA
10 3 (2.10%) CCDP
10 3 (2.10%) MCP
10 3 (2.10%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.40%) CISM
11 2 (1.40%) CISSP
12 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 20 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.59%) XenApp
4 14 (9.79%) vSphere
5 10 (6.99%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.59%) Backup Exec
2 16 (11.19%) SCCM
3 10 (6.99%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (6.29%) Foglight
4 9 (6.29%) SCOM
5 8 (5.59%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 46 (32.17%) VMware
3 38 (26.57%) Cisco
4 27 (18.88%) Citrix
5 18 (12.59%) CheckPoint
6 16 (11.19%) Veeam
7 10 (6.99%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.99%) F5
8 9 (6.29%) Neolane
8 9 (6.29%) HP
9 8 (5.59%) ProCurve
10 6 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.50%) ExactTarget
12 3 (2.10%) McAfee
12 3 (2.10%) Dell
12 3 (2.10%) CA
13 2 (1.40%) Apple
13 2 (1.40%) Oracle
13 2 (1.40%) Mercator
13 2 (1.40%) Kaspersky
Maidstone, Kent
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Westerham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + based on exp
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
Henry Schein
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
HFG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago