The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 56 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 41 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.03% 1.90% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 45.05% 32.97% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 21
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £63,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 91 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.74% 5.76% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 42
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Edinburgh region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 98 (85.96%) Windows
2 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 51 (44.74%) MS Exchange
4 47 (41.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (40.35%) VMware
6 41 (35.96%) Finance
7 37 (32.46%) Citrix
8 34 (29.82%) Windows 7
9 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (24.56%) DNS
11 25 (21.93%) MS Excel
11 25 (21.93%) Windows XP
11 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (21.05%) ITIL
12 24 (21.05%) MS Office
13 23 (20.18%) Cisco
14 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (15.79%) SharePoint
17 17 (14.91%) WAN
17 17 (14.91%) Firewall
18 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (14.04%) DHCP
19 15 (13.16%) LAN
19 15 (13.16%) SQL
19 15 (13.16%) MCSE
19 15 (13.16%) SAN
19 15 (13.16%) SLA
19 15 (13.16%) Blackberry
19 15 (13.16%) Banking

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 51 (44.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 14 (12.28%) Lync
5 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (9.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (9.65%) IIS
6 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.51%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.63%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.88%) nginx
10 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.88%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 24 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.56%) DNS
2 17 (14.91%) Firewall
2 17 (14.91%) WAN
3 16 (14.04%) DHCP
4 15 (13.16%) LAN
4 15 (13.16%) SAN
5 7 (6.14%) NAS
5 7 (6.14%) VPN
6 5 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.39%) Wireless
6 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.51%) VoIP
8 3 (2.63%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.75%) LDAP
9 2 (1.75%) SMS
9 2 (1.75%) WAAS
9 2 (1.75%) MRTG
9 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.75%) FogBugz
2 2 (1.75%) MSI
2 2 (1.75%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Retail
4 7 (6.14%) Law
5 5 (4.39%) Back Office
6 2 (1.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Analyst
2 21 (18.42%) IT Support
3 14 (12.28%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Administrator
6 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
8 6 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Citrix Administrator
9 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Systems Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) .NET
2 7 (6.14%) Application Packaging
3 5 (4.39%) Web Services
4 4 (3.51%) XML
5 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) JSP
6 1 (0.88%) Struts
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) JMS
6 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 14 (12.28%) Clustering
3 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.65%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.63%) Replication
7 3 (2.63%) iPhone
7 3 (2.63%) iPad
8 2 (1.75%) Kindle
8 2 (1.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Handset
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (85.96%) Windows
2 47 (41.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (29.82%) Windows 7
4 25 (21.93%) Windows XP
4 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.14%) Android
6 7 (6.14%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.14%) Windows 2000
7 6 (5.26%) Linux
7 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.39%) UNIX
9 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.75%) CentOS
10 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) ITIL
2 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.89%) Coaching
4 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.26%) Migration
6 6 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.26%) CRM
6 6 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.39%) Line Management
7 5 (4.39%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.51%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.51%) Time Management
8 4 (3.51%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.63%) Information Security
9 3 (2.63%) BCP
9 3 (2.63%) MOF
10 2 (1.75%) Change Management
10 2 (1.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.16%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.14%) Java
4 3 (2.63%) VBScript
4 3 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.88%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
6 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.16%) MCSE
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 7 (6.14%) MCITP
5 4 (3.51%) MCP
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.75%) ISEB
6 2 (1.75%) HND
6 2 (1.75%) MCSA
6 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.28%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.40%) XenApp
4 10 (8.77%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (6.14%) MetaFrame
7 6 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.39%) vSphere
9 4 (3.51%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.63%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.88%) NFS
11 1 (0.88%) XenServer
11 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) SCCM
2 13 (11.40%) SCOM
3 5 (4.39%) Nagios
4 4 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.75%) Puppet
5 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.75%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.88%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.88%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 46 (40.35%) VMware
3 37 (32.46%) Citrix
4 23 (20.18%) Cisco
5 7 (6.14%) F5
6 5 (4.39%) Splunk
6 5 (4.39%) Symantec
7 4 (3.51%) Lotus
7 4 (3.51%) Veeam
8 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.63%) Apple
8 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.63%) Juniper
9 2 (1.75%) Avaya
9 2 (1.75%) HP
9 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle
9 2 (1.75%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.75%) Draytek
10 1 (0.88%) Polycom
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