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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.75% 2.94% 5.92%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 61.54% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 17
Average salary £28,000 £32,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.17% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.26% 4.78% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 31
Average salary £37,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £50,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + b
Posted: 4 days ago