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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 47 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -28
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 47 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.44% 2.13% 3.64%
As % of the System Software category 50.54% 34.31% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 25
Average salary £30,000 £36,895 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.68% +34.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,950 £34,000
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
93 102 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.81% 6.22% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 52 64 48
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,100 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 106 (85.48%) Windows
2 73 (58.87%) Microsoft
3 57 (45.97%) MS Exchange
4 49 (39.52%) VMware
4 49 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (35.48%) Finance
6 42 (33.87%) Windows 7
7 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (27.42%) Citrix
9 29 (23.39%) DNS
10 28 (22.58%) Cisco
10 28 (22.58%) ITIL
11 27 (21.77%) MS Office
11 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
11 27 (21.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (20.97%) Windows XP
13 21 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (16.13%) WAN
15 19 (15.32%) Degree
16 18 (14.52%) SharePoint
16 18 (14.52%) LAN
16 18 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (14.52%) Firewall
17 17 (13.71%) Banking
17 17 (13.71%) Lync
18 16 (12.90%) Clustering
18 16 (12.90%) DHCP
18 16 (12.90%) SLA
18 16 (12.90%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 57 (45.97%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (14.52%) SharePoint
4 17 (13.71%) Lync
5 12 (9.68%) IIS
6 11 (8.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.23%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.23%) WorkSite
8 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.61%) Apache
10 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.61%) nginx
11 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.81%) JBoss
11 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (21.77%) MS Office
1 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.39%) DNS
2 20 (16.13%) WAN
3 18 (14.52%) LAN
3 18 (14.52%) Firewall
4 16 (12.90%) DHCP
5 15 (12.10%) SAN
6 10 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.84%) NAS
8 5 (4.03%) IP Telephony
8 5 (4.03%) Ethernet
8 5 (4.03%) VPN
9 4 (3.23%) Wireless
9 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.23%) VoIP
10 3 (2.42%) LDAP
11 2 (1.61%) MPLS
11 2 (1.61%) SMS
11 2 (1.61%) HTTP
11 2 (1.61%) SMTP
11 2 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MSI
1 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.81%) Ant
2 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
General
1 44 (35.48%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Retail
4 8 (6.45%) Back Office
5 7 (5.65%) Law
6 3 (2.42%) Legal
7 2 (1.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) Analyst
2 25 (20.16%) IT Support
3 18 (14.52%) Support Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (11.29%) Support Engineer
5 14 (11.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Administrator
8 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Consultant
9 6 (4.84%) Desktop Technician
9 6 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Citrix Administrator
10 5 (4.03%) Wintel Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.23%) Support Technician
11 4 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) Application Packaging
1 7 (5.65%) .NET
2 5 (4.03%) Web Services
3 3 (2.42%) XML
4 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) Ajax
5 1 (0.81%) JPA
5 1 (0.81%) J2EE
5 1 (0.81%) JSP
5 1 (0.81%) Struts
5 1 (0.81%) JMS
5 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Clustering
2 15 (12.10%) Blackberry
3 13 (10.48%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.42%) Replication
8 3 (2.42%) iPhone
8 3 (2.42%) iPad
9 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.61%) Kindle
9 2 (1.61%) PKI
9 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.81%) Social Media
10 1 (0.81%) Handset
10 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 106 (85.48%) Windows
2 49 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (33.87%) Windows 7
4 27 (21.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (20.97%) Windows XP
6 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (10.48%) Linux
8 7 (5.65%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.65%) Windows 2000
8 7 (5.65%) UNIX
8 7 (5.65%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.03%) Android
9 5 (4.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.42%) CentOS
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) ITIL
2 14 (11.29%) Mentoring
3 12 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (8.87%) Coaching
5 8 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.84%) Migration
6 6 (4.84%) CRM
6 6 (4.84%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.84%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.03%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.23%) Time Management
8 4 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.23%) Line Management
9 3 (2.42%) Information Security
9 3 (2.42%) BCP
9 3 (2.42%) MOF
9 3 (2.42%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.48%) SQL
3 6 (4.84%) Java
4 3 (2.42%) VBScript
4 3 (2.42%) Python
5 2 (1.61%) Perl
5 2 (1.61%) PHP
5 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Degree
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.90%) MCSE
4 7 (5.65%) MCITP
5 6 (4.84%) MCP
6 5 (4.03%) HND
7 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.61%) CCNP
8 2 (1.61%) CCNA
8 2 (1.61%) MCSA
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.87%) XenApp
4 9 (7.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 9 (7.26%) XenDesktop
5 7 (5.65%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (5.65%) MetaFrame
6 6 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.23%) vSphere
7 4 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.42%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.61%) NFS
9 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) SCCM
2 13 (10.48%) SCOM
3 5 (4.03%) Nagios
4 4 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.42%) Puppet
6 2 (1.61%) WSUS
7 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.81%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 73 (58.87%) Microsoft
2 49 (39.52%) VMware
3 34 (27.42%) Citrix
4 28 (22.58%) Cisco
5 7 (5.65%) F5
6 5 (4.03%) Splunk
7 4 (3.23%) Lotus
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.23%) Symantec
7 4 (3.23%) HP
7 4 (3.23%) Veeam
8 3 (2.42%) Apple
8 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.61%) Juniper
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle
9 2 (1.61%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.61%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.61%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.61%) Draytek
10 1 (0.81%) Varonis
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