Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Kent
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 52 99 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.60% 7.40% 9.31%
As % of the System Software category 61.90% 67.35% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 47 90 138
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +10.34% -10.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,125 £57,500
South East median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% -4.41% -4.23%

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 84 147 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.05% 10.99% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 118 245
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,625 £58,750
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -13 8 £24,000 -40.00% 4
Tunbridge Wells +19 7 £32,500 +16.07% 2
West Malling +6 6 £36,250 -26.77% 1
Sittingbourne +2 4 £32,000 +42.22% 2
Stansted +2 3 £40,000 +110.53%
Dartford +2 3 £27,250 -14.84%
Rochester +1 3 £26,000 +26.83%
Tonbridge -10 3 £37,250 +35.45% 1
Chatham -7 2 £26,500 +26.19%
Canterbury - 2 £27,000 - 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (44.23%) VMware
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
4 22 (42.31%) Office 365
5 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
6 16 (30.77%) Finance
7 14 (26.92%) Citrix
7 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (23.08%) ITIL
8 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
9 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (15.38%) DNS
12 8 (15.38%) LAN
12 8 (15.38%) VoIP
12 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (11.54%) WAN
14 6 (11.54%) DHCP
14 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
14 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 6 (11.54%) IIS
14 6 (11.54%) MCSE
14 6 (11.54%) Firewall
14 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V

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 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) Office 365
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (5.77%) SaaS
6 1 (1.92%) IaaS
6 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) DNS
1 8 (15.38%) LAN
1 8 (15.38%) VoIP
2 6 (11.54%) DHCP
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) NAS
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) CTI
6 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.92%) H.323
6 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.92%) SMS
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) IT Support
3 10 (19.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (17.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) IT Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Administrator
8 5 (9.62%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
8 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) IT Technician
10 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.85%) Fintech
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) AS400
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
5 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
3 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.77%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.77%) Security Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) Security Operations
5 3 (5.77%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.92%) BCP
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) MCP
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCENT
6 1 (1.92%) HNC
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.92%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) Firmware
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) Apple
4 3 (5.77%) Varonis
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Veeam
6 1 (1.92%) Avaya
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Genesys
6 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.92%) Nintex
6 1 (1.92%) Okta
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) Sage
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.92%) Verint