The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.23% 2.31% 3.27%
As % of the System Software category 53.39% 46.67% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 26
Average salary £29,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £30,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.57%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
118 60 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.93% 4.95% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 81 41 42
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Scotland

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 28 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 74 (74.00%) Windows
2 54 (54.00%) Finance
3 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
4 46 (46.00%) MS Excel
5 38 (38.00%) VMware
6 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (28.00%) DNS
10 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (23.00%) Citrix
12 21 (21.00%) Linux
12 21 (21.00%) MCSE
12 21 (21.00%) Asset Management
13 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (17.00%) SQL
15 16 (16.00%) IBM Notes
15 16 (16.00%) ITIL
15 16 (16.00%) Lotus
15 16 (16.00%) Banking
16 14 (14.00%) Oracle
17 13 (13.00%) Cisco
18 12 (12.00%) Clustering
18 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
18 12 (12.00%) MS Office
18 12 (12.00%) UNIX
19 11 (11.00%) Service Delivery
19 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 11 (11.00%) Blackberry
19 11 (11.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.00%) IBM Notes
3 11 (11.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (7.00%) IIS
6 7 (7.00%) Lync
7 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.00%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.00%) Apache
9 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (46.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.00%) MS Office
3 8 (8.00%) GIMP
3 8 (8.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.00%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Taleo
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) DNS
2 11 (11.00%) LAN
2 11 (11.00%) DHCP
3 10 (10.00%) LDAP
4 8 (8.00%) WAN
4 8 (8.00%) VPN
4 8 (8.00%) Firewall
5 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.00%) SAN
6 5 (5.00%) Internet
7 4 (4.00%) IMAP
7 4 (4.00%) xDSL
7 4 (4.00%) Junos
7 4 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.00%) MPLS
7 4 (4.00%) POP3
7 4 (4.00%) SMTP
8 3 (3.00%) VoIP
9 2 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.00%) Big Data
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 54 (54.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Back Office
4 5 (5.00%) Games
4 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) IT Support
4 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (12.00%) Administrator
4 12 (12.00%) Server Support
5 11 (11.00%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 9 (9.00%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 8 (8.00%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Desktop Support
9 7 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Consultant
11 5 (5.00%) Desktop Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) CSS
1 9 (9.00%) HTML
2 8 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (8.00%) Ajax
2 8 (8.00%) JSON
2 8 (8.00%) HTML5
2 8 (8.00%) JPA
2 8 (8.00%) jQuery
2 8 (8.00%) J2EE
2 8 (8.00%) JSP
2 8 (8.00%) Struts
2 8 (8.00%) Web Services
2 8 (8.00%) XML
2 8 (8.00%) JMS
2 8 (8.00%) PostGIS
3 6 (6.00%) COM
4 2 (2.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.00%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Clustering
2 11 (11.00%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.00%) PKI
4 8 (8.00%) GIS
5 4 (4.00%) iPad
6 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Open Source
7 1 (1.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 74 (74.00%) Windows
2 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (21.00%) Linux
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.00%) UNIX
6 10 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Asset Management
2 16 (16.00%) ITIL
3 11 (11.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.00%) Document Management
5 9 (9.00%) Scrum
6 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.00%) Product Management
6 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.00%) Change Control
7 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.00%) Service Management
8 2 (2.00%) ERP
8 2 (2.00%) CRM
8 2 (2.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.00%) Python
3 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.00%) Ruby
4 8 (8.00%) Java
4 8 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.00%) C#
6 2 (2.00%) VBScript
6 2 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (21.00%) MCSE
3 11 (11.00%) MCITP
4 6 (6.00%) CCA
4 6 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.00%) CCNA
5 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.00%) MCSA
8 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.00%) Degree
9 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (5.00%) vSphere
3 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.00%) XenApp
3 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) SCCM
1 5 (5.00%) SCOM
2 4 (4.00%) WSUS
2 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (38.00%) VMware
3 23 (23.00%) Citrix
4 16 (16.00%) Lotus
5 14 (14.00%) Oracle
6 13 (13.00%) Cisco
7 8 (8.00%) Adobe
8 5 (5.00%) Juniper
9 4 (4.00%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (3.00%) Sage
10 3 (3.00%) HP
11 2 (2.00%) Symantec
11 2 (2.00%) SAP
11 2 (2.00%) AppSense
12 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.00%) Brocade
12 1 (1.00%) Acronis
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