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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 15 16 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.98% 6.45% 12.99%
As % of the System Software category 78.95% 72.73% 70.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 35
Average salary £37,000 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,400 £35,420
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
19 22 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.11% 8.87% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 48
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +26.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,650 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
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 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (92.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (48.00%) DNS
5 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Fedora
8 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) EMC
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.00%) DHCP
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) SLA
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (12.00%) SMTP
11 3 (12.00%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (48.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) LDAP
5 3 (12.00%) SMTP
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) FTP
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
1 9 (36.00%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.00%) iPhone
1 1 (4.00%) iPad
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Fedora
5 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Security Management
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) CommVault
5 3 (12.00%) Apple
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago