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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 78 67 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.19% 6.62% 5.66%
As % of the System Software category 52.00% 56.30% 59.62%
Number of salaries quoted 73 61 57
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
150 119 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.82% 11.76% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 137 105 95
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,975 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 August 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 August 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 -14 15 £27,500 -45.00% 4
Maidstone +2 5 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Sittingbourne +2 5 £37,500 +36.36%
West Malling - 5 £41,500 -
Dartford -1 4 £31,250 -14.96% 1
Dover 0 1 £29,000 -51.66%
Rochester - 1 - -
Stansted - 1 £40,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
Chatham - 1 £34,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (87.82%) Windows
2 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
3 63 (40.38%) VMware
4 59 (37.82%) MS Exchange
4 59 (37.82%) DNS
5 50 (32.05%) MS Excel
6 49 (31.41%) Citrix
7 44 (28.21%) TCP/IP
8 41 (26.28%) MS Office
8 41 (26.28%) Firewall
9 37 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (23.08%) ITIL
11 35 (22.44%) Windows 8
12 34 (21.79%) PowerShell
13 31 (19.87%) SAN
13 31 (19.87%) Office 365
14 29 (18.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (17.95%) Hyper-V
16 27 (17.31%) DHCP
17 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 26 (16.67%) SCCM
18 25 (16.03%) iSCSI
19 24 (15.38%) Linux
19 24 (15.38%) vSphere
20 22 (14.10%) SCOM
20 22 (14.10%) IIS
21 21 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 20 (12.82%) Lync
22 20 (12.82%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 59 (37.82%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.10%) IIS
3 20 (12.82%) Lync
4 18 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.64%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.64%) FileNet
10 1 (0.64%) Apache
10 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (32.05%) MS Excel
2 41 (26.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.87%) Office 365
2 14 (8.97%) SaaS
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (37.82%) DNS
2 44 (28.21%) TCP/IP
3 41 (26.28%) Firewall
4 31 (19.87%) SAN
5 27 (17.31%) DHCP
6 25 (16.03%) iSCSI
7 12 (7.69%) WAN
7 12 (7.69%) LAN
8 11 (7.05%) VPN
8 11 (7.05%) VoIP
9 9 (5.77%) IP Telephony
10 6 (3.85%) NAS
10 6 (3.85%) Wireless
11 5 (3.21%) Network Security
12 4 (2.56%) HTTP
13 3 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.28%) H.323
14 2 (1.28%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.26%) Redis
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.64%) Navicat
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) MS Access
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Advertising
3 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Law
5 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (39.10%) Support Engineer
2 33 (21.15%) Analyst
3 28 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (16.03%) Support Analyst
5 20 (12.82%) Desktop Support
6 18 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
7 17 (10.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 16 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
8 16 (10.26%) IT Support
9 15 (9.62%) Help Desk Support
10 14 (8.97%) Systems Support
10 14 (8.97%) Systems Support Engineer
11 13 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
11 13 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 12 (7.69%) Service Analyst
12 12 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (7.05%) Technical Support
13 11 (7.05%) SLA Analyst
14 10 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) .NET
1 4 (2.56%) Web Services
2 3 (1.92%) XML
2 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.92%) jQuery
2 3 (1.92%) HTML
3 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.28%) WCF
3 2 (1.28%) LINQ
3 2 (1.28%) CSS
3 2 (1.28%) SOAP
3 2 (1.28%) XSLT
4 1 (0.64%) Ajax
4 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) EqualLogic
2 10 (6.41%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.21%) Clustering
3 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.92%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) IVR
7 1 (0.64%) Tandem
7 1 (0.64%) SecurID
7 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 137 (87.82%) Windows
2 35 (22.44%) Windows 8
3 29 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (15.38%) Linux
5 21 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (12.18%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.21%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.56%) Android
11 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.08%) ITIL
2 19 (12.18%) Problem Management
3 17 (10.90%) Capacity Management
4 14 (8.97%) DevOps
5 13 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 12 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 9 (5.77%) Migration
8 7 (4.49%) BCP
9 6 (3.85%) Security Management
9 6 (3.85%) Line Management
10 5 (3.21%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.21%) SIEM
10 5 (3.21%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (1.92%) Information Security
12 3 (1.92%) Data Protection
12 3 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.41%) SQL
3 8 (5.13%) VBScript
4 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.28%) C#
5 2 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (0.64%) VBA
6 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.64%) Java
6 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (18.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.82%) MCSE
2 20 (12.82%) MCITP
3 15 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.97%) CCNA
5 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.49%) Degree
8 6 (3.85%) MCSA
9 4 (2.56%) MCP
9 4 (2.56%) CISSP
9 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.92%) CCSA
10 3 (1.92%) CCSE
10 3 (1.92%) MCTS
11 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.28%) CISM
12 1 (0.64%) CCA
12 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.64%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.82%) SLA
2 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 24 (15.38%) vSphere
4 16 (10.26%) XenApp
5 7 (4.49%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.21%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.28%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (16.67%) SCCM
2 22 (14.10%) SCOM
3 18 (11.54%) SCVMM
4 16 (10.26%) HAProxy
5 11 (7.05%) Backup Exec
6 10 (6.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (4.49%) WSUS
8 5 (3.21%) HP SIM
9 4 (2.56%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.92%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.64%) Nessus
11 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 63 (40.38%) VMware
3 49 (31.41%) Citrix
4 17 (10.90%) HP
5 16 (10.26%) Nimble Storage
6 14 (8.97%) Cisco
7 10 (6.41%) Symantec
8 6 (3.85%) Websense
9 5 (3.21%) IBM
10 4 (2.56%) Oracle
10 4 (2.56%) Siebel
10 4 (2.56%) Avaya
10 4 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.56%) McAfee
10 4 (2.56%) Informatica
10 4 (2.56%) Splunk
10 4 (2.56%) Veeam
11 3 (1.92%) Ektron
11 3 (1.92%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.92%) SonicWALL
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago