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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 61 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.58% 3.84% 5.64%
As % of the System Software category 38.46% 39.87% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 46
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £44,000 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £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
104 153 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.30% 9.63% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 90
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 25 September 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 79 (84.04%) Windows
2 54 (57.45%) VMware
2 54 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 47 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
5 32 (34.04%) SQL
6 31 (32.98%) DNS
7 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (29.79%) SCCM
8 28 (29.79%) MS Exchange
9 27 (28.72%) SQL Server
9 27 (28.72%) DHCP
9 27 (28.72%) Hyper-V
10 25 (26.60%) Cisco
10 25 (26.60%) SAN
11 22 (23.40%) MS Excel
11 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (22.34%) WAN
13 20 (21.28%) LAN
13 20 (21.28%) ITIL
13 20 (21.28%) SCOM
14 18 (19.15%) Citrix
15 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (18.09%) Linux
15 17 (18.09%) Firewall
16 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (13.83%) Office 365
17 13 (13.83%) Oracle
17 13 (13.83%) EMC
18 12 (12.77%) SLA

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 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.19%) IIS
7 3 (3.19%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.57%) MS Office
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.83%) Office 365
3 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.98%) DNS
2 27 (28.72%) DHCP
3 25 (26.60%) SAN
4 21 (22.34%) WAN
5 20 (21.28%) LAN
6 17 (18.09%) Firewall
7 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.38%) NAS
9 5 (5.32%) LDAP
10 3 (3.19%) Skype
10 3 (3.19%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (2.13%) VoIP
11 2 (2.13%) VPN
11 2 (2.13%) Wireless
12 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.06%) IPsec
12 1 (1.06%) MPLS
12 1 (1.06%) SSL
12 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.19%) Informix
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Bugzilla
1 5 (5.32%) FogBugz
1 5 (5.32%) JIRA
1 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Back Office
3 4 (4.26%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Law
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Administrator
2 18 (19.15%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (15.96%) Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Architect
6 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Support Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Support
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Support Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) LAMP
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.38%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Informatics
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) iPhone
5 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (84.04%) Windows
2 54 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.09%) Linux
5 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.38%) Windows 2000
6 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.32%) Android
7 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.26%) OpenVMS
8 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.19%) Solaris
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.06%) Unix
11 1 (1.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
2 12 (12.77%) DevOps
2 12 (12.77%) Load Balancing
3 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.45%) Change Control
5 7 (7.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.32%) Test Management
7 4 (4.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.26%) Kanban
7 4 (4.26%) Line Management
7 4 (4.26%) Scrum
7 4 (4.26%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.19%) Automation Testing
8 3 (3.19%) Information Security
8 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.19%) Migration
8 3 (3.19%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (3.19%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.38%) Python
4 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.32%) Ruby
5 4 (4.26%) VBScript
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (1.06%) C#
7 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) MCSE
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.32%) ISEB
3 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.26%) CCNA
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) CCNP
5 3 (3.19%) CISSP
5 3 (3.19%) HND
5 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.19%) MCITP
5 3 (3.19%) MCP
5 3 (3.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) CISM
6 1 (1.06%) HNC
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (28.72%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.45%) vSphere
3 7 (7.45%) XenApp
4 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.19%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.06%) Firmware
8 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.06%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) SCCM
2 20 (21.28%) SCOM
3 5 (5.32%) WSUS
4 4 (4.26%) Puppet
4 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (57.45%) VMware
2 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.60%) Cisco
4 18 (19.15%) Citrix
5 13 (13.83%) EMC
5 13 (13.83%) Oracle
6 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.26%) HP
8 4 (4.26%) Sophos
9 3 (3.19%) Meraki
9 3 (3.19%) Remedy
9 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.19%) Sun
10 2 (2.13%) Apple
10 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.13%) F5
10 2 (2.13%) Symantec
10 2 (2.13%) Zerto
11 1 (1.06%) Veeam
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