Period
to 24 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 96 137 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.19% 10.55% 10.06%
As % of the System Software category 68.57% 67.49% 64.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99 115 174
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £18,750 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,500 £43,750 £50,000
South East median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% -7.14% -

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 140 203 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.40% 15.63% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 125 160 252
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £31,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% -6.62% -2.86%
10th Percentile £19,150 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,375 £54,875
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
Tunbridge Wells +17 16 £32,500 -
Tonbridge +4 15 £18,000 -20.00%
Maidstone -15 11 £27,500 -31.25% 6
West Malling 0 6 £36,250 +36.79% 3
Sevenoaks -2 5 £23,500 +4.44%
Stansted +1 4 £40,000 +110.53%
Canterbury +16 2 £27,500 -
Sittingbourne 0 2 £31,000 +37.78% 2
Chatham -9 2 £22,000 +2.33%
Dartford -10 2 £37,500 +41.51% 1
Swanley - 2 £45,000 - 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 66 (68.75%) Windows
2 55 (57.29%) Microsoft
3 46 (47.92%) Windows Server
4 43 (44.79%) VMware
5 40 (41.67%) Office 365
6 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 31 (32.29%) Microsoft Office
8 30 (31.25%) DNS
8 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (30.21%) DHCP
10 25 (26.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (23.96%) Hyper-V
11 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (19.79%) MCP
12 19 (19.79%) LAN
12 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
12 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (18.75%) MCSE
14 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (15.63%) ITIL
15 15 (15.63%) WAN
15 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 15 (15.63%) A+ Certification
15 15 (15.63%) CCNA
15 15 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (15.63%) Finance
16 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
16 14 (14.58%) Windows 10
17 13 (13.54%) Data Centre

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 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.29%) IIS
4 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.08%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.04%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 40 (41.67%) Office 365
2 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) G Suite
5 2 (2.08%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) DNS
2 29 (30.21%) DHCP
3 19 (19.79%) LAN
4 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.63%) WAN
5 10 (10.42%) Firewall
6 9 (9.38%) VPN
7 5 (5.21%) VLAN
7 5 (5.21%) VoIP
8 4 (4.17%) WLAN
9 3 (3.13%) NAS
10 2 (2.08%) SAN
10 2 (2.08%) Skype
10 2 (2.08%) SMS
10 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.04%) 802.11
11 1 (1.04%) DSL
11 1 (1.04%) DWDM
11 1 (1.04%) Internet
11 1 (1.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) German Language
4 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.04%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) IT Support
2 27 (28.13%) Support Engineer
3 24 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 21 (21.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (13.54%) Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Administrator
7 9 (9.38%) IT Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) IT Technician
8 8 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Support Technician
9 7 (7.29%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Wintel Support
9 7 (7.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.08%) REST
2 2 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) AS400
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) iPhone
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.08%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.75%) Windows
2 46 (47.92%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
6 14 (14.58%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.08%) Android
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (15.63%) ITIL
3 12 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 10 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (5.21%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (5.21%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (4.17%) ERP
6 4 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (3.13%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (3.13%) Information Security
7 3 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.13%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.08%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.08%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.08%) Presales
8 2 (2.08%) Product Management
8 2 (2.08%) Security Patching
8 2 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) C
4 1 (1.04%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) Python
4 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (26.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.79%) MCP
3 18 (18.75%) MCSE
4 15 (15.63%) A+ Certification
4 15 (15.63%) CCNA
4 15 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (12.50%) DBS Check
6 10 (10.42%) Degree
7 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.17%) MCITP
9 3 (3.13%) MCSA
10 2 (2.08%) CCENT
10 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.04%) CCNP
11 1 (1.04%) MCDST
11 1 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) GDPR
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (23.96%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.21%) Firmware
3 5 (5.21%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 43 (44.79%) VMware
3 13 (13.54%) Apple
4 7 (7.29%) Citrix
4 7 (7.29%) Veeam
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco
6 4 (4.17%) HP
6 4 (4.17%) Meraki
7 3 (3.13%) Varonis
8 2 (2.08%) Adobe
8 2 (2.08%) Google
8 2 (2.08%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.08%) Sage
8 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.04%) Aruba
9 1 (1.04%) Avaya
9 1 (1.04%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.04%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.04%) Zerto