Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 23 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 110 157 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.32% 9.15% 7.57%
As % of the System Software category 69.62% 54.51% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 101 143 159
Kent median annual salary £32,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -10.77% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,000 £45,200
South East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +4.48%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 158 288 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.95% 16.78% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 129 247 273
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.16% +2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,200 £21,250 £22,100
90th Percentile £53,000 £58,750 £58,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Kent

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +38 19 £40,000 +8.11%
Dartford +15 17 £29,000 -55.38%
Sittingbourne +2 15 £22,500 -1.10%
Chatham -4 9 £21,000 -25.00%
Folkestone +7 7 £42,500 +71.72%
Sevenoaks +4 5 £24,500 -10.91%
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 £32,500 +44.44%
Tonbridge +3 3 £27,500 -45.00%
West Malling -16 3 £39,000 +20.93%
Dover - 2 - -
Rochester +2 1 £20,500 -14.58%
Stansted - 1 £19,000 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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.

1 101 (91.82%) Windows
2 78 (70.91%) Windows Server
3 64 (58.18%) Microsoft
4 46 (41.82%) MS Exchange
5 44 (40.00%) Office 365
6 40 (36.36%) Cisco
7 37 (33.64%) VMware
8 35 (31.82%) LAN
9 31 (28.18%) WAN
9 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (27.27%) ITIL
10 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (26.36%) MCSE
12 27 (24.55%) MCSA
12 27 (24.55%) Windows 7
12 27 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (23.64%) Hyper-V
13 26 (23.64%) DHCP
13 26 (23.64%) DNS
14 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (20.91%) Windows 10
15 21 (19.09%) Firewall
16 20 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (18.18%) SCCM
17 19 (17.27%) TCP/IP
18 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (15.45%) Windows 8
20 16 (14.55%) Finance
20 16 (14.55%) Citrix
21 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 46 (41.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.18%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.82%) CMS
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.91%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.82%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (40.00%) Office 365
2 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
4 2 (1.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.82%) LAN
2 31 (28.18%) WAN
3 26 (23.64%) DHCP
3 26 (23.64%) DNS
4 21 (19.09%) Firewall
5 19 (17.27%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.64%) VPN
7 11 (10.00%) Skype
8 8 (7.27%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (6.36%) DSL
9 7 (6.36%) MPLS
9 7 (6.36%) NAS
9 7 (6.36%) Network Security
10 6 (5.45%) FirePass
10 6 (5.45%) Internet
10 6 (5.45%) VoIP
11 4 (3.64%) SAN
11 4 (3.64%) VLAN
12 3 (2.73%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.91%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) JIRA
1 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Advertising
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) IT Support
2 38 (34.55%) Support Engineer
3 27 (24.55%) IT Engineer
4 25 (22.73%) IT Support Engineer
5 22 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (18.18%) Analyst
7 18 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (12.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 14 (12.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (12.73%) Support Analyst
9 13 (11.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (11.82%) Desktop Support
10 12 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (9.09%) IT Analyst
11 10 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (8.18%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (8.18%) Field Engineer
12 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
1 2 (1.82%) WSH
2 1 (0.91%) COM
2 1 (0.91%) JSON
2 1 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.45%) AS400
4 6 (5.45%) iPhone
5 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) Clustering
7 2 (1.82%) CMDB
7 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) CCTV
8 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 101 (91.82%) Windows
2 78 (70.91%) Windows Server
3 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (24.55%) Windows 7
4 27 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (20.91%) Windows 10
6 17 (15.45%) Windows 8
7 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.27%) Android
9 6 (5.45%) Linux
10 5 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) ITIL
2 15 (13.64%) Patch Management
3 12 (10.91%) Change Management
4 9 (8.18%) ITSM
5 8 (7.27%) ITIL V3
5 8 (7.27%) Project Management
5 8 (7.27%) Software Deployment
6 7 (6.36%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (5.45%) High Availability
7 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.55%) Migration
8 5 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.55%) Service Management
9 4 (3.64%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.73%) Change Control
10 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.73%) Data Security
10 3 (2.73%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.36%) SQL
3 5 (4.55%) Python
4 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) VBScript
6 1 (0.91%) C#
6 1 (0.91%) Delphi
6 1 (0.91%) Perl
6 1 (0.91%) RPG
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (26.36%) MCSE
3 27 (24.55%) MCSA
4 15 (13.64%) CCNA
4 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (11.82%) MCP
6 8 (7.27%) MCTS
7 7 (6.36%) A+ Certification
7 7 (6.36%) MCITP
8 6 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.55%) VCAP
10 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.64%) MCSD
11 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.82%) Degree
12 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.91%) CCNP
13 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 26 (23.64%) Hyper-V
2 20 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) vSphere
4 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.73%) VMware Server
5 3 (2.73%) XenApp
6 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (18.18%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (36.36%) Cisco
3 37 (33.64%) VMware
4 16 (14.55%) Citrix
5 7 (6.36%) Sophos
6 6 (5.45%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.73%) BMC
8 3 (2.73%) Mitel
9 2 (1.82%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.82%) Avaya
9 2 (1.82%) Capita
9 2 (1.82%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.82%) IBM
9 2 (1.82%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle
9 2 (1.82%) Remedy
10 1 (0.91%) Infor
10 1 (0.91%) Meraki
10 1 (0.91%) SonicWALL