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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.15% 5.76% 13.15%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 68.97% 68.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 27
Average salary £38,000 £33,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.59% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £27,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £49,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,708
% change year-on-year
- -0.63%
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 29 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.23% 8.36% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 45
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £46,300 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Fedora
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) Fedora
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago