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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 46 53 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 49 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.97% 3.30% 2.28%
As % of the System Software category 64.47% 48.89% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 24
Median salary £36,750 £32,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.84% +11.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,200 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £56,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
76 90 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.16% 6.75% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 55
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 31 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 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 61 (79.22%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 39 (50.65%) Windows Server
4 38 (49.35%) VMware
5 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (36.36%) SCCM
9 24 (31.17%) Hyper-V
10 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
11 21 (27.27%) SAN
11 21 (27.27%) Firewall
12 20 (25.97%) SCOM
13 19 (24.68%) DNS
13 19 (24.68%) ITIL
13 19 (24.68%) SQL
14 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
14 18 (23.38%) DHCP
14 18 (23.38%) Cisco
15 15 (19.48%) Finance
16 14 (18.18%) Office 365
17 13 (16.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (16.88%) Citrix
17 13 (16.88%) MS Office
18 12 (15.58%) SLA
18 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
18 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing

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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 6 (7.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Office 365
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) Firewall
1 21 (27.27%) SAN
2 19 (24.68%) DNS
3 18 (23.38%) DHCP
4 11 (14.29%) LAN
4 11 (14.29%) WAN
5 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.79%) NAS
6 6 (7.79%) VPN
7 4 (5.19%) SSL
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.90%) IPsec
8 3 (3.90%) Network Security
8 3 (3.90%) Wireless
9 2 (2.60%) VoIP
10 1 (1.30%) Internet
10 1 (1.30%) LDAP
10 1 (1.30%) MPLS
10 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.60%) FogBugz
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.30%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Back Office
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Games
5 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Administrator
3 10 (12.99%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.49%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 4 (5.19%) IT Support
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Clustering
4 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) Informatics
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (79.22%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) Windows Server
3 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.69%) Linux
6 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.60%) Android
10 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.30%) Unix
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.09%) Change Control
4 7 (9.09%) Line Management
5 6 (7.79%) High Availability
6 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (5.19%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.19%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.90%) DevOps
7 3 (3.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.60%) CRM
8 2 (2.60%) People Management
8 2 (2.60%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) Ruby
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.79%) CCNA
2 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.79%) MCSE
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) CISSP
4 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.90%) MCP
4 3 (3.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.60%) HND
5 2 (2.60%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) APMP
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) CISM
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (31.17%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) XenApp
4 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.60%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.30%) Docker
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) SCCM
2 20 (25.97%) SCOM
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 38 (49.35%) VMware
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco
4 13 (16.88%) Citrix
5 5 (6.49%) Varonis
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) Remedy
6 4 (5.19%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) Intel
7 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.60%) Dell
8 2 (2.60%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.30%) CA
9 1 (1.30%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.30%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Juniper
9 1 (1.30%) NetApp
9 1 (1.30%) Reuters
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