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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 62 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 47 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.18% 4.36% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 37.30% 49.61% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 21
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
126 129 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.53% 8.79% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 72 82 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 85 (89.47%) Windows
2 62 (65.26%) Microsoft
3 52 (54.74%) VMware
4 31 (32.63%) Citrix
5 30 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 29 (30.53%) Finance
7 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
9 25 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
11 22 (23.16%) Cisco
12 21 (22.11%) SQL
12 21 (22.11%) ITIL
12 21 (22.11%) PowerShell
13 19 (20.00%) WAN
14 17 (17.89%) SAN
15 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
15 16 (16.84%) MS Office
16 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (14.74%) SLA
18 13 (13.68%) Python
18 13 (13.68%) IIS
18 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
18 13 (13.68%) XenApp
18 13 (13.68%) SCCM
19 12 (12.63%) .NET
19 12 (12.63%) LAN
19 12 (12.63%) DNS
20 11 (11.58%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.68%) IIS
4 11 (11.58%) Lync
5 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
6 8 (8.42%) Apache
6 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.11%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.05%) JBoss
10 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.84%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Office 365
2 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) WAN
2 17 (17.89%) SAN
3 12 (12.63%) DNS
3 12 (12.63%) LAN
4 11 (11.58%) DHCP
4 11 (11.58%) Firewall
5 10 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (6.32%) VPN
6 6 (6.32%) LDAP
6 6 (6.32%) IPsec
7 4 (4.21%) VoIP
8 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.05%) VLAN
10 1 (1.05%) PSTN
10 1 (1.05%) Network Security
10 1 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.05%) NAS
10 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.26%) FogBugz
2 5 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 5 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Games
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.21%) Electronics
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Analyst
2 12 (12.63%) IT Support
3 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Administrator
7 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.32%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Citrix Administrator
10 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Service Desk Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.11%) Support Specialist
11 2 (2.11%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.11%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.11%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.21%) Web Services
4 3 (3.16%) XML
5 1 (1.05%) JMS
5 1 (1.05%) SAML
5 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.05%) Ajax
5 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) J2EE
5 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.05%) JSP
5 1 (1.05%) Struts
5 1 (1.05%) JPA
5 1 (1.05%) OAuth
5 1 (1.05%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.21%) DTV
2 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) iPhone
4 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.11%) iPad
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) Handset
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 85 (89.47%) Windows
2 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.58%) Linux
6 10 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 9 (9.47%) Android
8 8 (8.42%) Apple iOS
8 8 (8.42%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (7.37%) Windows 2000
10 6 (6.32%) Mac OS X
11 5 (5.26%) UNIX
12 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Information Security
3 8 (8.42%) Open Source
4 7 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.32%) Release Management
5 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.32%) CRM
5 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.26%) Test Management
6 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.21%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.21%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.21%) Line Management
8 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.16%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) SQL
1 21 (22.11%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.68%) Python
3 10 (10.53%) Java
4 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.26%) Ruby
5 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.16%) VBScript
6 3 (3.16%) Lua
7 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.26%) ISEB
3 5 (5.26%) MCSE
3 5 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.21%) HND
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
2 13 (13.68%) XenApp
3 8 (8.42%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.37%) MetaFrame
4 7 (7.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.26%) DFS Replication
6 4 (4.21%) vSphere
6 4 (4.21%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.21%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.16%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) SCCM
2 10 (10.53%) SCOM
3 8 (8.42%) Nagios
4 6 (6.32%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.21%) Puppet
5 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.11%) WSUS
7 1 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (65.26%) Microsoft
2 52 (54.74%) VMware
3 31 (32.63%) Citrix
4 22 (23.16%) Cisco
5 8 (8.42%) NetApp
5 8 (8.42%) Perforce
5 8 (8.42%) Splunk
5 8 (8.42%) Brocade
6 6 (6.32%) Veritas
7 5 (5.26%) F5
8 4 (4.21%) Juniper
8 4 (4.21%) SAP
8 4 (4.21%) HP
9 2 (2.11%) Avaya
9 2 (2.11%) Lotus
9 2 (2.11%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.11%) Apple
10 1 (1.05%) Reuters
10 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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