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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 55 53 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 44 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.40% 3.67% 2.51%
As % of the System Software category 56.41% 52.63% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 29
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -15.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,950 £51,540
UK excluding London median 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
78 95 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.02% 6.97% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 69
Median salary £41,000 £36,878 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.17% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,589 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
4 33 (51.56%) MS Exchange
4 33 (51.56%) VMware
5 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (34.38%) SCCM
9 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
10 18 (28.13%) SAN
11 17 (26.56%) Firewall
12 16 (25.00%) DNS
12 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 15 (23.44%) SCOM
13 15 (23.44%) DHCP
13 15 (23.44%) Cisco
14 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 14 (21.88%) ITIL
14 14 (21.88%) Finance
14 14 (21.88%) Office 365
15 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (18.75%) SLA
15 12 (18.75%) Citrix
16 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
17 10 (15.63%) SQL
17 10 (15.63%) MS Office
18 9 (14.06%) Back Office
18 9 (14.06%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (51.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.50%) IIS
5 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
6 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.88%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) IaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) SAN
2 17 (26.56%) Firewall
3 16 (25.00%) DNS
4 15 (23.44%) DHCP
5 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.94%) VPN
7 6 (9.38%) LAN
7 6 (9.38%) WAN
8 5 (7.81%) NAS
8 5 (7.81%) SSL
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.69%) IPsec
9 3 (4.69%) Network Security
9 3 (4.69%) VoIP
9 3 (4.69%) Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.56%) FirePass
10 1 (1.56%) Internet
10 1 (1.56%) MPLS
10 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.56%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Back Office
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Administrator
2 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) IT Support
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) EPoS
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Informatics
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Linux
7 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.56%) Unix
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.38%) Line Management
4 5 (7.81%) High Availability
4 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.25%) Change Control
5 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (4.69%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.69%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
7 2 (3.13%) DevOps
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) CCNA
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.81%) MCSE
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) MCP
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) APMP
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) CISSP
6 1 (1.56%) HND
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.81%) vSphere
4 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (3.13%) MetaFrame
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.56%) Docker
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) SCCM
2 15 (23.44%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Cisco
4 12 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Varonis
6 4 (6.25%) Intel
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 3 (4.69%) Remedy
7 3 (4.69%) Symantec
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.56%) CA
9 1 (1.56%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.56%) HP
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Lotus
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Reuters
Edinburgh
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
O'Connell Resourcing
Salary: Unspecified : Excellent Compensation and Benefits package on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago