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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Kent
Rank 25 25 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 65 105 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.19% 9.28% 8.79%
As % of the System Software category 60.19% 58.01% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 59 96 80
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +6.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

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 108 181 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 13.60% 15.99% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 94 150 139
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Chatham +3 8 £24,000 -2.04%
West Malling -3 7 £19,000 -55.29%
Sittingbourne +5 6 £32,500 +32.65%
Dartford +2 3 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +1 3 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £25,000 -
Maidstone -8 2 £47,000 +4.44% 1
Whitstable - 2 £20,800 -
Longfield - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 124 (91.85%) Windows
2 79 (58.52%) Windows Server
3 70 (51.85%) VMware
4 58 (42.96%) Firewall
5 55 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 52 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (35.56%) DHCP
9 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (32.59%) DNS
11 42 (31.11%) VPN
11 42 (31.11%) Citrix
11 42 (31.11%) MS Excel
12 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
13 38 (28.15%) VLAN
14 35 (25.93%) TCP/IP
15 33 (24.44%) Hyper-V
16 30 (22.22%) SAN
17 27 (20.00%) SLA
18 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (19.26%) MS Office
19 23 (17.04%) Blackberry
20 22 (16.30%) LAN
20 22 (16.30%) WAN
20 22 (16.30%) Mac OS
20 22 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2003
21 21 (15.56%) High Availability
21 21 (15.56%) Linux
21 21 (15.56%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related 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 54 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.48%) IIS
9 1 (0.74%) CMS
9 1 (0.74%) Site Server
Applications
1 42 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 26 (19.26%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.81%) Office 365
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (42.96%) Firewall
2 48 (35.56%) DHCP
3 44 (32.59%) DNS
4 42 (31.11%) VPN
5 38 (28.15%) VLAN
6 35 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 30 (22.22%) SAN
8 22 (16.30%) LAN
8 22 (16.30%) WAN
9 20 (14.81%) Internet
9 20 (14.81%) VoIP
10 17 (12.59%) Wireless
11 11 (8.15%) iSCSI
11 11 (8.15%) NAS
12 9 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (5.93%) WLAN
14 6 (4.44%) IP Telephony
15 4 (2.96%) Skype
16 2 (1.48%) Network Security
17 1 (0.74%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) JIRA
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Advertising
3 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (31.11%) Support Engineer
2 34 (25.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (22.96%) IT Support
4 27 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (18.52%) Active Directory Support
6 24 (17.78%) Windows Engineer
7 23 (17.04%) Active Directory Engineer
7 23 (17.04%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 23 (17.04%) Windows Support Engineer
8 20 (14.81%) Analyst
9 18 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
9 18 (13.33%) Exchange Support
10 17 (12.59%) Server Engineer
11 16 (11.85%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (11.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 15 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (11.11%) IT Technician
12 15 (11.11%) Server Support
13 14 (10.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) REST
1 6 (4.44%) SOAP
2 5 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) LAMP
3 1 (0.74%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Blackberry
2 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.63%) AS400
4 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.96%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 124 (91.85%) Windows
2 79 (58.52%) Windows Server
3 55 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (16.30%) Mac OS
7 21 (15.56%) Linux
8 19 (14.07%) Windows 8
8 19 (14.07%) Windows XP
9 18 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 12 (8.89%) Android
11 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.70%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.56%) High Availability
2 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 15 (11.11%) ITIL
4 13 (9.63%) Migration
4 13 (9.63%) Server Building
5 11 (8.15%) Project Management
6 9 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (5.93%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.44%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.96%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.22%) BCP
10 3 (2.22%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.22%) Data Management
10 3 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.48%) Business Continuity
11 2 (1.48%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.48%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (1.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.22%) RPG
2 3 (2.22%) SQL
3 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.81%) MCP
3 19 (14.07%) MCSE
4 13 (9.63%) MCSA
5 11 (8.15%) A+ Certification
6 10 (7.41%) MCITP
7 9 (6.67%) CCNA
7 9 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.93%) Degree
9 5 (3.70%) MCTS
10 2 (1.48%) MCDST
11 1 (0.74%) CISA
11 1 (0.74%) CISM
11 1 (0.74%) CISSP
11 1 (0.74%) MCSD
11 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (24.44%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.89%) vSphere
4 9 (6.67%) Terminal Server
5 4 (2.96%) XenApp
6 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.48%) WSUS
5 1 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 70 (51.85%) VMware
2 42 (31.11%) Citrix
3 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.07%) Cisco
5 13 (9.63%) Symantec
6 12 (8.89%) HP
7 11 (8.15%) Apple
7 11 (8.15%) Veeam
7 11 (8.15%) WatchGuard
8 9 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 9 (6.67%) Kaspersky
9 8 (5.93%) Dell
10 7 (5.19%) Mitel
10 7 (5.19%) Remedy
11 6 (4.44%) Nortel
12 5 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (2.96%) Infor
13 4 (2.96%) LANDesk
14 3 (2.22%) Avaya
14 3 (2.22%) SonicWALL
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