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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 103 90 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.40% 8.65% 6.36%
As % of the System Software category 62.80% 55.56% 65.77%
Number of salaries quoted 91 85 69
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
164 162 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.96% 15.58% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 132 147 100
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £59,040
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +18 26 £32,500 +91.17%
Sittingbourne +8 9 £24,500 -43.35%
Chatham -4 7 £27,000 +12.50%
West Malling - 6 £42,500 -
Folkestone +1 3 - -
Dartford +4 2 £24,000 -31.42% 3
Maidstone -4 2 £27,000 -16.92%
Sevenoaks - 2 £23,250 - 1
Dover - 1 £27,500 -
Faversham - 1 £35,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £22,500 - 3
Westerham - 1 £29,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 142 (76.76%) Windows
2 113 (61.08%) Microsoft
3 91 (49.19%) VMware
4 90 (48.65%) Windows Server
5 77 (41.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (39.46%) MS Exchange
7 68 (36.76%) MS Excel
8 67 (36.22%) Firewall
9 66 (35.68%) ITIL
10 64 (34.59%) DNS
11 53 (28.65%) DHCP
12 48 (25.95%) Office 365
13 45 (24.32%) HP
14 44 (23.78%) MS Office
15 42 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (22.16%) Windows 7
16 41 (22.16%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
17 39 (21.08%) TCP/IP
18 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
19 36 (19.46%) Citrix
20 35 (18.92%) SLA
21 34 (18.38%) Linux
21 34 (18.38%) vSphere
22 33 (17.84%) Hyper-V
23 31 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
23 31 (16.76%) SAN
24 29 (15.68%) Cisco
24 29 (15.68%) VPN
25 27 (14.59%) Symantec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 73 (39.46%) MS Exchange
2 41 (22.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (11.35%) Skype for Business
6 17 (9.19%) IIS
7 11 (5.95%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.78%) CMS
11 6 (3.24%) WordPress
12 5 (2.70%) Joomla!
13 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 44 (23.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (25.95%) Office 365
2 5 (2.70%) GitHub
2 5 (2.70%) SaaS
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (36.22%) Firewall
2 64 (34.59%) DNS
3 53 (28.65%) DHCP
4 39 (21.08%) TCP/IP
5 31 (16.76%) SAN
6 29 (15.68%) VPN
7 25 (13.51%) LAN
7 25 (13.51%) WAN
7 25 (13.51%) Wireless
8 14 (7.57%) iSCSI
9 9 (4.86%) NAS
10 7 (3.78%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (3.24%) Intranet
11 6 (3.24%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.24%) VoIP
12 5 (2.70%) LDAP
13 4 (2.16%) HTTP
13 4 (2.16%) VLAN
14 3 (1.62%) Skype
14 3 (1.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.16%) Navicat
5 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.08%) MS Access
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Subversion
1 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.16%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 19 (10.27%) Finance
2 7 (3.78%) Law
3 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.62%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Automotive
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (23.24%) Support Engineer
2 37 (20.00%) IT Support
3 33 (17.84%) Analyst
4 32 (17.30%) IT Engineer
5 28 (15.14%) Administrator
5 28 (15.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 25 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
7 24 (12.97%) Storage Administrator
7 24 (12.97%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 23 (12.43%) Support Analyst
9 21 (11.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (11.35%) Exchange Engineer
10 16 (8.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (8.65%) Active Directory Engineer
11 14 (7.57%) Desktop Support
12 13 (7.03%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (7.03%) Exchange Support
13 12 (6.49%) Active Directory Support
13 12 (6.49%) Service Analyst
14 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.86%) .NET
2 6 (3.24%) XML
3 5 (2.70%) Ajax
3 5 (2.70%) HTML
3 5 (2.70%) jQuery
3 5 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) HP Storage
2 15 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.86%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.32%) iPhone
5 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.70%) Clustering
7 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.16%) NHS
8 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.08%) PKI
10 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (76.76%) Windows
2 90 (48.65%) Windows Server
3 77 (41.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (22.16%) Windows 7
5 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (18.38%) Linux
7 31 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (12.43%) Windows 8
10 16 (8.65%) Windows XP
11 11 (5.95%) Android
12 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.68%) ITIL
2 25 (13.51%) Capacity Management
3 23 (12.43%) Service Delivery
4 13 (7.03%) Migration
5 12 (6.49%) Problem Management
6 11 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.32%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.32%) E-Commerce
8 7 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.78%) Line Management
9 6 (3.24%) Change Management
9 6 (3.24%) Data Protection
9 6 (3.24%) High Availability
10 5 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.70%) Content Management
10 5 (2.70%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.16%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (2.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.11%) SQL
2 14 (7.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.70%) PHP
4 3 (1.62%) C#
4 3 (1.62%) Java
5 2 (1.08%) VB
5 2 (1.08%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (10.27%) MCSE
4 17 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.03%) A+ Certification
5 13 (7.03%) CCNA
5 13 (7.03%) MCP
6 11 (5.95%) MCITP
7 9 (4.86%) MCSA
8 4 (2.16%) Degree
9 3 (1.62%) CCENT
9 3 (1.62%) MCTS
9 3 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.08%) CCNP
10 2 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) CCA
11 1 (0.54%) CCDA
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (18.38%) vSphere
3 33 (17.84%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.32%) XenApp
6 6 (3.24%) DFS Replication
6 6 (3.24%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.16%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.08%) vCloud
9 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (14.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 24 (12.97%) HP Data Protector
2 24 (12.97%) HP SIM
2 24 (12.97%) NetBackup
3 18 (9.73%) SCCM
4 11 (5.95%) Backup Exec
5 10 (5.41%) SCOM
6 5 (2.70%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.08%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.08%) Nessus
8 2 (1.08%) Nmap
9 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.54%) WSUS
9 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 113 (61.08%) Microsoft
2 91 (49.19%) VMware
3 45 (24.32%) HP
4 36 (19.46%) Citrix
5 29 (15.68%) Cisco
6 27 (14.59%) Symantec
7 25 (13.51%) 3PAR
8 7 (3.78%) Dell
9 6 (3.24%) MobileIron
10 5 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (2.70%) WatchGuard
11 4 (2.16%) Sophos
12 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.62%) Draytek
12 3 (1.62%) Veeam
13 2 (1.08%) Avaya
13 2 (1.08%) Forcepoint
13 2 (1.08%) LogRhythm
13 2 (1.08%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.08%) Tripwire
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Sandwich, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Overtime and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago