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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 70 34
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 53 34 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.78% 2.40% 6.23%
As % of the System Software category 50.48% 36.17% 63.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 37
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,500 £34,000
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
105 94 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.48% 6.64% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 76 54 71
Median salary £39,057 £39,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% +20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £56,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 10 December 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 81 (83.51%) Windows
2 51 (52.58%) Windows Server
3 48 (49.48%) VMware
4 36 (37.11%) Microsoft
5 35 (36.08%) SQL
5 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (32.99%) DNS
7 31 (31.96%) Cisco
8 28 (28.87%) MS Exchange
9 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
11 23 (23.71%) SAN
12 22 (22.68%) DHCP
13 21 (21.65%) WAN
14 20 (20.62%) LAN
14 20 (20.62%) SCCM
15 19 (19.59%) Citrix
16 18 (18.56%) PowerShell
17 17 (17.53%) Hyper-V
17 17 (17.53%) Linux
17 17 (17.53%) Oracle
18 15 (15.46%) Finance
19 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (14.43%) ITIL
20 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
21 12 (12.37%) Windows 2000
22 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
22 11 (11.34%) DevOps
22 11 (11.34%) EMC

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 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
5 5 (5.15%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.09%) nginx
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.03%) Apache
9 1 (1.03%) Confluence
9 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Office 365
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.99%) DNS
2 23 (23.71%) SAN
3 22 (22.68%) DHCP
4 21 (21.65%) WAN
5 20 (20.62%) LAN
6 11 (11.34%) Firewall
7 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.22%) NAS
9 6 (6.19%) VPN
10 4 (4.12%) LDAP
11 3 (3.09%) Network Security
11 3 (3.09%) Skype
11 3 (3.09%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (3.09%) VoIP
11 3 (3.09%) WLAN
12 2 (2.06%) Internet
12 2 (2.06%) MPLS
13 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
13 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.09%) Informix
5 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.09%) MySQL
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.03%) QlikView
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.12%) FogBugz
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Legal
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.06%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.56%) Support Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (15.46%) Administrator
4 15 (15.46%) Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Support Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Site Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Systems Support
8 9 (9.28%) Systems Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) IT Support
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) IT Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) Senior Support Engineer
12 5 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 5 (5.15%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) LAMP
2 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.19%) EMC VNX
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.12%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) iPad
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.03%) EPoS
6 1 (1.03%) iPhone
6 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (83.51%) Windows
2 51 (52.58%) Windows Server
3 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.53%) Linux
6 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (12.37%) Windows 2000
8 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.28%) OpenVMS
10 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
11 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
12 5 (5.15%) Android
13 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
13 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
14 3 (3.09%) Solaris
14 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
15 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 1 (1.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.43%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) DevOps
3 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.25%) Information Security
4 7 (7.22%) Change Control
5 6 (6.19%) Line Management
5 6 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.15%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.15%) Network Management
6 5 (5.15%) QMS
6 5 (5.15%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.12%) Kanban
7 4 (4.12%) Open Source
7 4 (4.12%) Test Management
7 4 (4.12%) Time Management
8 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) SQL
2 18 (18.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.19%) Python
4 5 (5.15%) VBScript
5 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.12%) Ruby
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) Java
7 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) MCSE
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.22%) HND
4 6 (6.19%) Degree
5 5 (5.15%) CCNP
5 5 (5.15%) MCITP
6 4 (4.12%) ISEB
6 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.09%) CCNA
8 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.03%) CISM
9 1 (1.03%) CISSP
9 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 3 (3.09%) COBIT
3 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.22%) XenApp
4 4 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.09%) MetaFrame
5 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.09%) vSphere
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.06%) NDS
6 2 (2.06%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.06%) UAG
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (20.62%) SCCM
2 10 (10.31%) SCOM
3 8 (8.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (5.15%) Puppet
5 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.06%) Nagios
5 2 (2.06%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.03%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.03%) Iperf
6 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.03%) SCSM
6 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (49.48%) VMware
2 36 (37.11%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.96%) Cisco
4 19 (19.59%) Citrix
5 17 (17.53%) Oracle
6 11 (11.34%) EMC
7 10 (10.31%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.22%) HP
9 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.12%) Sophos
10 3 (3.09%) Apple
10 3 (3.09%) Dell
10 3 (3.09%) F5
10 3 (3.09%) Meraki
10 3 (3.09%) Sun
11 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.06%) IBM
11 2 (2.06%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.06%) Samsung
11 2 (2.06%) Zerto
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