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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.68% 5.57% 12.15%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 69.57% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 20
Average salary £33,750 £28,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.53% -21.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £23,900 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £45,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
3 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.52% 8.01% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 35
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,596
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
6 5 (38.46%) Fedora
6 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) LAN
9 2 (15.38%) VoIP
9 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) Nagios
9 2 (15.38%) CommVault
9 2 (15.38%) EMC
9 2 (15.38%) Service Management
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Fedora
3 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) CommVault
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) Apple
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