The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.39% 12.80% 8.07%
As % of the System Software category 68.97% 67.74% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 31
Average salary £28,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.12% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.82% 18.90% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 38
Average salary £33,250 £37,692 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.78% +0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,305 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,824 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) SCCM
3 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) SLA
5 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 8 (25.00%) SCOM
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
7 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.75%) VoIP
8 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.63%) SAN
8 5 (15.63%) Apple
8 5 (15.63%) Dell
9 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 4 (12.50%) DNS
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office
9 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (12.50%) XenApp
9 4 (12.50%) XenServer
9 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (9.38%) SCOrch

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) VoIP
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) VSAT
5 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.13%) SMTP
5 1 (3.13%) PBX
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Desktop Support
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Desktop Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (3.13%) MCDST
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) XenApp
1 4 (12.50%) XenServer
1 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) SCCM
2 8 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) SCOrch
3 3 (9.38%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Apple
4 5 (15.63%) Dell
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) CommVault
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
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