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

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -27 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 69 140 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.50% 8.66% 8.32%
As % of the System Software category 62.16% 54.26% 55.16%
Number of salaries quoted 66 118 170
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,150 £46,600
South East median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% -6.85% +4.29%

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 111 258 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.85% 15.96% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 93 214 282
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £58,750 £58,625
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 February 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 February 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
Maidstone +34 10 £40,000 -25.93% 2
Dartford +4 8 £32,500 - 3
Sittingbourne 0 7 £22,500 -30.77% 1
Chatham +2 4 £22,000 -8.33%
Tonbridge -1 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Canterbury -4 3 £20,000 -27.27%
Westerham -11 3 £18,500 -39.84%
Sevenoaks -2 2 £22,500 -10.00% 2
West Malling -9 2 £58,500 +112.73% 1
Folkestone +12 1 £42,500 +93.18%
Rochester +2 1 £20,500 -14.58%
Stansted - 1 £19,000 - 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
3 42 (60.87%) Windows Server
4 32 (46.38%) VMware
5 26 (37.68%) DNS
6 25 (36.23%) DHCP
7 24 (34.78%) Office 365
8 23 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (31.88%) Cisco
10 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (27.54%) MCSE
11 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (27.54%) ITIL
12 18 (26.09%) LAN
12 18 (26.09%) Hyper-V
13 17 (24.64%) Windows 7
13 17 (24.64%) Finance
13 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
13 17 (24.64%) Citrix
13 17 (24.64%) WAN
14 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
15 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
16 13 (18.84%) MCSA
16 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (18.84%) CCNA
17 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (15.94%) Windows 8
18 11 (15.94%) MCP
19 10 (14.49%) SQL Server

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 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.90%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.78%) Office 365
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) PaaS
3 3 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) DNS
2 25 (36.23%) DHCP
3 18 (26.09%) LAN
4 17 (24.64%) WAN
5 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
6 10 (14.49%) Firewall
7 8 (11.59%) VoIP
8 6 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (8.70%) SAN
8 6 (8.70%) VPN
9 5 (7.25%) Internet
9 5 (7.25%) NAS
10 4 (5.80%) FirePass
10 4 (5.80%) Skype
11 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.90%) Intranet
11 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.90%) VLAN
11 2 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Bower
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) NuGet
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Advertising
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) IT Support
1 18 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) IT Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (15.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) IT Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Desktop Support
7 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.45%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.25%) iPhone
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) AS400
3 3 (4.35%) FMCG
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.45%) CCTV
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 17 (24.64%) Windows 7
4 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
4 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (15.94%) Windows 8
7 7 (10.14%) Linux
8 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.80%) Android
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 8 (11.59%) Change Management
3 8 (11.59%) Project Management
4 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.70%) ITSM
4 6 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.80%) BCP
6 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.80%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (2.90%) Change Control
8 2 (2.90%) Data Security
8 2 (2.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) VB
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) RPG
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (27.54%) MCSE
3 13 (18.84%) CCNA
3 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.84%) MCSA
4 11 (15.94%) MCP
5 7 (10.14%) MCITP
6 4 (5.80%) DBS Check
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.35%) Degree
7 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.90%) CCENT
8 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.90%) MCDST
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) MCTS
9 1 (1.45%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) COBIT
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) XenApp
3 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.80%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.45%) Docker
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) SCCM
1 7 (10.14%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) VMware
3 22 (31.88%) Cisco
4 17 (24.64%) Citrix
5 9 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 8 (11.59%) HP
7 6 (8.70%) Apple
8 5 (7.25%) Nimsoft
8 5 (7.25%) Sophos
9 4 (5.80%) CommVault
9 4 (5.80%) Remedy
10 3 (4.35%) Dell
10 3 (4.35%) NetApp
10 3 (4.35%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.90%) Amdocs
11 2 (2.90%) BMC
11 2 (2.90%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.90%) IBM
11 2 (2.90%) Oracle
11 2 (2.90%) SAP