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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 12 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.92% 4.30% 19.08%
As % of the System Software category 76.92% 32.43% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 45
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
13 37 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.10% 13.26% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 57
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £31,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
4 11 (39.29%) Citrix
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 9 (32.14%) SLA
6 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
7 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (28.57%) DNS
7 8 (28.57%) SAN
8 7 (25.00%) SCCM
9 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
10 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
10 5 (17.86%) Apple
10 5 (17.86%) Wireless
11 4 (14.29%) SCOM
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) XenServer
11 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
11 4 (14.29%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) VoIP
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) SMTP
5 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WAP
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) iPhone
3 3 (10.71%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.57%) PDA
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Line Management
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) XenApp
1 4 (14.29%) XenServer
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Apple
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Compaq
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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