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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 38 77 34
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -43
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 57 20 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.38% 1.56% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 30.30% 62.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 42
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £26,668
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
114 66 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.75% 5.14% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80 40 70
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £64,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 21 January 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 79 (81.44%) Windows
2 52 (53.61%) Windows Server
3 41 (42.27%) Microsoft
3 41 (42.27%) VMware
4 32 (32.99%) SQL
5 28 (28.87%) MS Exchange
6 27 (27.84%) Cisco
6 27 (27.84%) SCCM
7 26 (26.80%) DNS
7 26 (26.80%) SAN
8 25 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (23.71%) LAN
11 21 (21.65%) WAN
11 21 (21.65%) PowerShell
12 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
13 19 (19.59%) Finance
14 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
14 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (16.49%) DHCP
17 15 (15.46%) VPN
17 15 (15.46%) Firewall
18 14 (14.43%) Citrix
18 14 (14.43%) Windows XP
18 14 (14.43%) Oracle
19 13 (13.40%) Hyper-V
19 13 (13.40%) Linux
19 13 (13.40%) ITIL
20 12 (12.37%) Windows 2000

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 28 (28.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (9.28%) IIS
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) Confluence
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.80%) DNS
1 26 (26.80%) SAN
2 23 (23.71%) LAN
3 21 (21.65%) WAN
4 16 (16.49%) DHCP
5 15 (15.46%) Firewall
5 15 (15.46%) VPN
6 7 (7.22%) NAS
7 5 (5.15%) Skype
7 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.15%) WLAN
8 4 (4.12%) Network Security
9 3 (3.09%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.06%) Internet
10 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.03%) LDAP
11 1 (1.03%) MPLS
11 1 (1.03%) VoIP
11 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
4 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.03%) QlikView
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.09%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.03%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Back Office
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) German Language
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (28.87%) Support Engineer
3 21 (21.65%) Analyst
4 16 (16.49%) Infrastructure Support
5 15 (15.46%) Support Analyst
6 14 (14.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) IT Support
8 12 (12.37%) IT Engineer
8 12 (12.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (12.37%) Systems Support
8 12 (12.37%) Systems Support Engineer
9 10 (10.31%) Administrator
9 10 (10.31%) IT Analyst
9 10 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (10.31%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (9.28%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (9.28%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (9.28%) Site Engineer
11 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (8.25%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) LAMP
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Fat Client
1 6 (6.19%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.03%) EPoS
5 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (81.44%) Windows
2 52 (53.61%) Windows Server
3 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.43%) Windows XP
7 13 (13.40%) Linux
8 12 (12.37%) Windows 2000
9 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
10 9 (9.28%) OpenVMS
11 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.06%) Android
12 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) ITIL
2 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.28%) Information Security
4 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.22%) Time Management
6 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.19%) Change Control
7 5 (5.15%) Coaching
7 5 (5.15%) DevOps
7 5 (5.15%) Line Management
7 5 (5.15%) Network Management
7 5 (5.15%) QMS
7 5 (5.15%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.09%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.09%) Server Building
8 3 (3.09%) Service Management
9 2 (2.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.99%) SQL
2 21 (21.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.15%) VBScript
4 4 (4.12%) Java
4 4 (4.12%) Python
5 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.06%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
1 11 (11.34%) MCSE
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.19%) CCNA
3 6 (6.19%) HND
4 3 (3.09%) CCNP
5 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.06%) MCITP
5 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) CISM
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) COBIT
3 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.40%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.15%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.12%) XenApp
6 3 (3.09%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.06%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.06%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.06%) NDS
7 2 (2.06%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (2.06%) UAG
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.03%) vSphere
8 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (27.84%) SCCM
2 9 (9.28%) SCOM
3 8 (8.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (6.19%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (6.19%) Puppet
5 5 (5.15%) SCVMM
6 4 (4.12%) DameWare
6 4 (4.12%) Nagios
7 2 (2.06%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.03%) Check_MK
8 1 (1.03%) Iperf
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 41 (42.27%) Microsoft
1 41 (42.27%) VMware
2 27 (27.84%) Cisco
3 14 (14.43%) Citrix
3 14 (14.43%) Oracle
4 10 (10.31%) HP
4 10 (10.31%) SolarWinds
5 7 (7.22%) Intel Security
6 6 (6.19%) Dell
7 5 (5.15%) F5
7 5 (5.15%) Sophos
8 4 (4.12%) WatchGuard
9 3 (3.09%) EMC
9 3 (3.09%) Meraki
10 2 (2.06%) Apple
10 2 (2.06%) IBM
10 2 (2.06%) Percona
10 2 (2.06%) Samsung
10 2 (2.06%) Splunk
10 2 (2.06%) Zerto
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