Period
to 24 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 120 141 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.03% 9.64% 9.75%
As % of the System Software category 68.97% 62.95% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 121 122 194
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £27,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.90% -4.31% -3.33%
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £43,750
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -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 174 224 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.55% 15.32% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 161 188 270
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% -6.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,300 £50,000
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 June 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 June 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 +12 18 £31,250 -3.85%
Tonbridge - 16 £20,250 -
Maidstone +10 13 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Canterbury +17 12 £20,000 -27.27%
Sevenoaks +5 6 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Chatham +4 5 £22,000 -8.33%
Sittingbourne 0 5 £31,000 +15.35% 2
West Malling -12 5 £38,750 +46.23% 2
Swanley - 2 £45,000 -
Dartford -8 1 £37,500 +41.51% 1
Stansted - 1 £30,000 -
Westerham - 1 £28,500 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 80 (66.67%) Windows
2 72 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 53 (44.17%) Windows Server
4 49 (40.83%) VMware
5 47 (39.17%) DNS
6 46 (38.33%) DHCP
7 44 (36.67%) Office 365
8 37 (30.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
10 35 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (25.83%) Hyper-V
13 30 (25.00%) MCP
13 30 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (21.67%) Apple
16 25 (20.83%) MCSE
17 24 (20.00%) LAN
18 23 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (19.17%) CCNA
18 23 (19.17%) Finance
18 23 (19.17%) DBS Check
19 20 (16.67%) WAN
19 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
20 19 (15.83%) A+ Certification
21 17 (14.17%) SQL Server
22 15 (12.50%) ITIL
22 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP
22 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

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 30 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) IIS
6 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.67%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.83%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 44 (36.67%) Office 365
2 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.67%) G Suite
5 2 (1.67%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) npm
6 1 (0.83%) NuGet
6 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.17%) DNS
2 46 (38.33%) DHCP
3 24 (20.00%) LAN
4 20 (16.67%) WAN
5 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.33%) Firewall
7 9 (7.50%) VPN
8 6 (5.00%) SAN
9 5 (4.17%) VLAN
10 4 (3.33%) WLAN
11 3 (2.50%) Internet
11 3 (2.50%) NAS
11 3 (2.50%) Skype
12 2 (1.67%) ADSL
12 2 (1.67%) Intranet
12 2 (1.67%) SMS
12 2 (1.67%) VoIP
12 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.83%) DSL
13 1 (0.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Bower
1 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) German Language
4 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.83%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (29.17%) IT Support
2 29 (24.17%) IT Engineer
3 26 (21.67%) Support Engineer
4 20 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 18 (15.00%) Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (10.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 13 (10.83%) IT Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.50%) 1st Line Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Administrator
9 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) IT Technician
10 7 (5.83%) Office 365 Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Wintel Support
10 7 (5.83%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.67%) REST
2 2 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Driving Licence
2 12 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.17%) FMCG
3 5 (4.17%) Replication
4 4 (3.33%) AS400
4 4 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.50%) iPhone
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) iPad
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
6 2 (1.67%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 80 (66.67%) Windows
2 53 (44.17%) Windows Server
3 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.50%) ITIL
2 10 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 9 (7.50%) Migration
4 6 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (3.33%) BCP
6 4 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.33%) ERP
6 4 (3.33%) Information Security
6 4 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (2.50%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.50%) Project Management
7 3 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.67%) Break/Fix
8 2 (1.67%) DevOps
8 2 (1.67%) Expense Management
8 2 (1.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.00%) SQL
3 3 (2.50%) VB
4 2 (1.67%) C
4 2 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (25.00%) MCP
3 25 (20.83%) MCSE
4 23 (19.17%) CCNA
4 23 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (19.17%) DBS Check
5 19 (15.83%) A+ Certification
6 13 (10.83%) Degree
7 12 (10.00%) MCITP
8 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (5.00%) MCSA
9 4 (3.33%) CCENT
9 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.50%) MCDST
11 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.83%) CCA
12 1 (0.83%) CCAA
12 1 (0.83%) CCNP
12 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.67%) PMO
4 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.83%) COBIT
5 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (25.83%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.83%) XenApp
4 6 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.50%) Firmware
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.67%) vSphere
9 1 (0.83%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (40.83%) VMware
3 26 (21.67%) Apple
4 14 (11.67%) Citrix
5 9 (7.50%) Cisco
6 7 (5.83%) HP
6 7 (5.83%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.00%) Veeam
8 4 (3.33%) CommVault
8 4 (3.33%) Meraki
9 3 (2.50%) Dell
9 3 (2.50%) NetApp
9 3 (2.50%) Nimsoft
9 3 (2.50%) Varonis
10 2 (1.67%) Adobe
10 2 (1.67%) Concur
10 2 (1.67%) Google
10 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.67%) SAP
11 1 (0.83%) Okta