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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.94% 5.66% 14.81%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 52.94% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 35
Average salary £32,250 £38,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.77% +27.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.57%
System Software Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 34 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.41% 10.69% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 46
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 28 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (86.21%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) SLA
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) SCCM
5 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
5 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
7 6 (20.69%) SAN
7 6 (20.69%) Apple
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) SCOM
7 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (20.69%) XenApp
7 6 (20.69%) XenServer
8 5 (17.24%) VoIP
8 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) DHCP
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) Dell
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (13.79%) Wireless
9 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
9 4 (13.79%) Incident Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
6 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) VoIP
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) Wireless
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) VSAT
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) Intranet
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Desktop Support
2 9 (31.03%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Support Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) IT Support
8 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) WAP
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) PDA
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) XenApp
1 6 (20.69%) XenServer
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Shibboleth
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Citrix
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Apple
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Compaq
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
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