The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 13 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.40% 4.78% 17.36%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 35.14% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 41
Average salary £32,250 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.13% +20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Active Directory
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

System Software Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.53% 13.60% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 54
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Aberdeen region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 12 (38.71%) Citrix
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
6 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.81%) SAN
7 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) SLA
7 8 (25.81%) SCCM
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
10 5 (16.13%) Apple
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco
10 5 (16.13%) DHCP
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (16.13%) XenApp
11 4 (12.90%) XenServer
11 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.90%) SCOM
11 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
11 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
11 4 (12.90%) VoIP
11 4 (12.90%) Dell
11 4 (12.90%) Client/Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) VoIP
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Intranet
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) VSAT
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Desktop Support
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) IT Support
8 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) WAP
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) XenApp
2 4 (12.90%) XenServer
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) Shibboleth
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Apple
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Compaq
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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