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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 55 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 46 52 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.72% 3.35% 5.01%
As % of the System Software category 35.11% 38.24% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 47
Median salary £38,670 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £45,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,700 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
131 136 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.58% 8.75% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96 81 94
Median salary £38,670 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £28,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 25 August 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 74 (81.32%) Windows
2 55 (60.44%) Windows Server
3 53 (58.24%) VMware
4 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
4 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
7 30 (32.97%) SCCM
8 29 (31.87%) DNS
9 28 (30.77%) Hyper-V
10 27 (29.67%) DHCP
10 27 (29.67%) SAN
11 26 (28.57%) SQL
12 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
12 25 (27.47%) Cisco
13 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
14 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (24.18%) SCOM
15 21 (23.08%) WAN
16 20 (21.98%) LAN
17 19 (20.88%) ITIL
17 19 (20.88%) Firewall
18 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (15.38%) Office 365
19 14 (15.38%) Linux
19 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
20 13 (14.29%) SLA
20 13 (14.29%) EMC
20 13 (14.29%) Citrix
20 13 (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 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.49%) IIS
5 5 (5.49%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.30%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.09%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.38%) Office 365
3 5 (5.49%) IaaS
4 4 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) DNS
2 27 (29.67%) DHCP
2 27 (29.67%) SAN
3 21 (23.08%) WAN
4 20 (21.98%) LAN
5 19 (20.88%) Firewall
6 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.89%) NAS
8 4 (4.40%) LDAP
8 4 (4.40%) VPN
9 3 (3.30%) Skype
9 3 (3.30%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.20%) IPsec
10 2 (2.20%) MPLS
10 2 (2.20%) Network Security
10 2 (2.20%) SSL
10 2 (2.20%) VoIP
10 2 (2.20%) Wireless
11 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) Informix
3 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Bugzilla
1 5 (5.49%) FogBugz
1 5 (5.49%) JIRA
1 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Back Office
3 4 (4.40%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Administrator
1 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (14.29%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Architect
4 9 (9.89%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) LAMP
2 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (6.59%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Informatics
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) iPhone
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (81.32%) Windows
2 55 (60.44%) Windows Server
3 35 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.38%) Linux
6 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
8 6 (6.59%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.49%) Android
9 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.30%) Solaris
10 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.20%) OpenVMS
11 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.10%) Unix
12 1 (1.10%) VMS
12 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 12 (13.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.89%) Change Control
4 9 (9.89%) DevOps
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.49%) Line Management
7 5 (5.49%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (5.49%) Test Management
7 5 (5.49%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (4.40%) Kanban
8 4 (4.40%) Scrum
9 3 (3.30%) Information Security
9 3 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.49%) Python
3 5 (5.49%) Ruby
4 3 (3.30%) VBScript
5 2 (2.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) MCSE
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.59%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) ISEB
3 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.40%) CCNA
5 3 (3.30%) CCNP
5 3 (3.30%) CISSP
5 3 (3.30%) HND
5 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.30%) MCITP
5 3 (3.30%) MCP
5 3 (3.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.10%) CISM
6 1 (1.10%) HNC
6 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.49%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.79%) vSphere
4 5 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.49%) XenApp
4 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (4.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.10%) Firmware
8 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.10%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) SCCM
2 22 (24.18%) SCOM
3 5 (5.49%) WSUS
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.30%) Puppet
6 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (58.24%) VMware
2 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.47%) Cisco
4 13 (14.29%) Citrix
4 13 (14.29%) EMC
5 7 (7.69%) Oracle
6 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.49%) Remedy
8 4 (4.40%) HP
8 4 (4.40%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.30%) Meraki
9 3 (3.30%) Sophos
9 3 (3.30%) Sun
10 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.20%) Intel
10 2 (2.20%) Varonis
10 2 (2.20%) Zerto
11 1 (1.10%) Apple
11 1 (1.10%) Juniper
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