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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 75 101 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.28% 10.72% 9.32%
As % of the System Software category 65.22% 77.69% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 98 99
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,900
% change year-on-year - -4.12%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 115 130 128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.29% 13.80% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 94 119 126
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne 0 16 £25,500 +10.86%
Maidstone +10 11 £40,000 +66.66%
Dartford +10 6 £26,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -2 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Folkestone -5 6 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Chatham +6 5 £24,000 +1.05%
West Malling 0 4 £26,500 -13.11%
Sevenoaks -1 4 £22,500 -19.64%
Rochester -4 1 - -
Canterbury -9 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 136 (95.77%) Windows
2 99 (69.72%) Windows Server
3 70 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (47.18%) VMware
5 61 (42.96%) MS Exchange
6 56 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
8 47 (33.10%) Firewall
9 46 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (28.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (27.46%) Cisco
12 38 (26.76%) DNS
12 38 (26.76%) Citrix
12 38 (26.76%) DHCP
12 38 (26.76%) Office 365
13 37 (26.06%) MCSE
14 36 (25.35%) Microsoft Office
15 35 (24.65%) SLA
16 32 (22.54%) TCP/IP
17 31 (21.83%) MCP
17 31 (21.83%) Hyper-V
18 29 (20.42%) VPN
18 29 (20.42%) LAN
19 28 (19.72%) WAN
20 27 (19.01%) Windows 10
21 26 (18.31%) MCSA
21 26 (18.31%) Windows 7
22 24 (16.90%) Wireless
22 24 (16.90%) Blackberry
23 23 (16.20%) Finance

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 61 (42.96%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (8.45%) Skype for Business
6 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.93%) IIS
8 6 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.11%) Confluence
11 1 (0.70%) Apache
11 1 (0.70%) CMS
11 1 (0.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (25.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.76%) Office 365
2 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (33.10%) Firewall
2 38 (26.76%) DHCP
2 38 (26.76%) DNS
3 32 (22.54%) TCP/IP
4 29 (20.42%) LAN
4 29 (20.42%) VPN
5 28 (19.72%) WAN
6 24 (16.90%) Wireless
7 22 (15.49%) VLAN
8 20 (14.08%) SAN
9 19 (13.38%) Internet
10 12 (8.45%) Skype
11 11 (7.75%) VoIP
12 9 (6.34%) iSCSI
13 6 (4.23%) Network Security
14 4 (2.82%) DSL
14 4 (2.82%) Intranet
14 4 (2.82%) MPLS
15 2 (1.41%) BGP
15 2 (1.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 23 (16.20%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Support Engineer
2 38 (26.76%) IT Support
3 31 (21.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 25 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (17.61%) IT Engineer
4 25 (17.61%) Windows Engineer
5 24 (16.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (16.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (15.49%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (14.08%) Analyst
8 19 (13.38%) Active Directory Support
8 19 (13.38%) Windows Support Engineer
9 18 (12.68%) Active Directory Engineer
9 18 (12.68%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 18 (12.68%) Exchange Engineer
9 18 (12.68%) Exchange Support
9 18 (12.68%) Server Support
10 16 (11.27%) 1st Line Support
10 16 (11.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.70%) MAPI
2 1 (0.70%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Blackberry
2 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.04%) AS400
5 6 (4.23%) iPhone
6 5 (3.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) CCTV
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) PDA
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) SCADA
7 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 136 (95.77%) Windows
2 99 (69.72%) Windows Server
3 70 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (19.01%) Windows 10
6 26 (18.31%) Windows 7
7 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (12.68%) Mac OS
8 18 (12.68%) Windows 8
9 17 (11.97%) Windows XP
10 14 (9.86%) Linux
11 8 (5.63%) Android
12 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.70%) Solaris
14 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.38%) ITIL
2 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
3 17 (11.97%) Migration
4 13 (9.15%) High Availability
5 11 (7.75%) Server Building
6 9 (6.34%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.23%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.52%) Break/Fix
9 5 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.52%) Security Patching
10 4 (2.82%) Patch Management
10 4 (2.82%) Project Management
11 3 (2.11%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.11%) Validation
11 3 (2.11%) Virtual Environments
12 2 (1.41%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.15%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.34%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.63%) SQL
4 5 (3.52%) Python
5 4 (2.82%) C#
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (28.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (26.06%) MCSE
3 31 (21.83%) MCP
4 26 (18.31%) MCSA
5 19 (13.38%) CCNA
5 19 (13.38%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (11.27%) A+ Certification
7 12 (8.45%) Degree
8 6 (4.23%) MCTS
8 6 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.52%) MCITP
9 5 (3.52%) MCSD
10 4 (2.82%) Master's Degree
10 4 (2.82%) VCAP
11 3 (2.11%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.41%) CCNP
12 2 (1.41%) MCDST
12 2 (1.41%) RHCE
13 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (24.65%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (21.83%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.56%) vSphere
4 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.23%) XenApp
5 5 (3.52%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.41%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (5.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 67 (47.18%) VMware
2 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 39 (27.46%) Cisco
4 38 (26.76%) Citrix
5 14 (9.86%) Veeam
6 10 (7.04%) Symantec
7 9 (6.34%) Kaspersky
7 9 (6.34%) McAfee
7 9 (6.34%) SonicWALL
7 9 (6.34%) WatchGuard
8 8 (5.63%) Apple
9 6 (4.23%) Remedy
10 4 (2.82%) Avaya
10 4 (2.82%) Dell
10 4 (2.82%) HP
11 3 (2.11%) Meraki
11 3 (2.11%) Mitel
11 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.41%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.70%) Capita
Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago