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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 64 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 47 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.99% 4.95% 2.93%
As % of the System Software category 33.81% 46.20% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 22
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £22,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £57,500 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
139 158 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.85% 10.71% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 85 97 37
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 4 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 82 (89.13%) Windows
2 61 (66.30%) Microsoft
3 54 (58.70%) VMware
4 31 (33.70%) Citrix
5 30 (32.61%) Finance
6 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
7 26 (28.26%) MS Excel
7 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
9 22 (23.91%) SQL
9 22 (23.91%) ITIL
10 21 (22.83%) Cisco
11 19 (20.65%) WAN
11 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
12 17 (18.48%) MS Office
12 17 (18.48%) SAN
13 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (16.30%) SCCM
15 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
16 13 (14.13%) Python
16 13 (14.13%) SLA
16 13 (14.13%) IIS
16 13 (14.13%) SCOM
16 13 (14.13%) XenApp
17 12 (13.04%) .NET
17 12 (13.04%) Firewall
18 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (11.96%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.13%) IIS
4 11 (11.96%) Lync
5 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (9.78%) Tomcat
6 8 (8.70%) Apache
7 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (5.43%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.17%) WorkSite
12 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.09%) JBoss
12 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.48%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) WAN
2 17 (18.48%) SAN
3 12 (13.04%) Firewall
4 11 (11.96%) LAN
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (9.78%) DHCP
6 9 (9.78%) DNS
7 6 (6.52%) LDAP
7 6 (6.52%) VoIP
7 6 (6.52%) IPsec
8 5 (5.43%) VPN
9 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.17%) NAS
11 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.09%) PSTN
11 1 (1.09%) VLAN
11 1 (1.09%) Network Security
11 1 (1.09%) Wireless
11 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.43%) FogBugz
2 5 (5.43%) Bugzilla
2 5 (5.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.35%) Electronics
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Analyst
2 11 (11.96%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Administrator
4 7 (7.61%) IT Support
5 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.26%) Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.17%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) .NET
2 4 (4.35%) Web Services
2 4 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.26%) XML
4 1 (1.09%) JMS
4 1 (1.09%) SAML
4 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.09%) Ajax
4 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.09%) J2EE
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) JSP
4 1 (1.09%) Struts
4 1 (1.09%) JPA
4 1 (1.09%) OAuth
4 1 (1.09%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.35%) DTV
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) iPhone
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) iPad
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.09%) Handset
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (89.13%) Windows
2 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.96%) Linux
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.87%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.78%) Android
7 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 8 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.35%) UNIX
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Information Security
3 8 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 8 (8.70%) Open Source
4 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.52%) CRM
5 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.52%) Release Management
5 6 (6.52%) Line Management
5 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.43%) Test Management
7 4 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.35%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.26%) MOF
8 3 (3.26%) BCP
8 3 (3.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) SQL
2 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.13%) Python
4 10 (10.87%) Java
5 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.43%) Ruby
6 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.26%) Lua
8 2 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) MCSE
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.43%) ISEB
5 4 (4.35%) CCNA
6 3 (3.26%) HND
7 2 (2.17%) CCNP
7 2 (2.17%) MCITP
7 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
2 6 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.13%) XenApp
4 8 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.43%) DFS Replication
6 4 (4.35%) vSphere
6 4 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.35%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.26%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.26%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) SCCM
2 13 (14.13%) SCOM
3 8 (8.70%) Nagios
4 6 (6.52%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.35%) Puppet
5 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.17%) WSUS
7 1 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (66.30%) Microsoft
2 54 (58.70%) VMware
3 31 (33.70%) Citrix
4 21 (22.83%) Cisco
5 8 (8.70%) Perforce
5 8 (8.70%) NetApp
5 8 (8.70%) Brocade
5 8 (8.70%) Splunk
6 6 (6.52%) Veritas
7 5 (5.43%) Symantec
7 5 (5.43%) F5
8 4 (4.35%) Avaya
8 4 (4.35%) SAP
9 3 (3.26%) Juniper
10 2 (2.17%) HP
10 2 (2.17%) EMC
10 2 (2.17%) Polycom
11 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.09%) Adobe
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