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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 71 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.30% 2.59% 5.04%
As % of the System Software category 56.31% 36.45% 59.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 35
Average salary £30,000 £36,895 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.68% +34.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,100 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £48,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
103 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.63% 7.11% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 55 74 60
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £51,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 102 (79.69%) Windows
2 80 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 56 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 50 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (35.94%) Windows 7
6 45 (35.16%) VMware
6 45 (35.16%) Finance
7 37 (28.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (27.34%) DNS
9 32 (25.00%) Cisco
10 31 (24.22%) Citrix
11 28 (21.88%) Windows XP
12 26 (20.31%) MS Excel
12 26 (20.31%) ITIL
12 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (18.75%) WAN
14 23 (17.97%) LAN
14 23 (17.97%) MS Office
14 23 (17.97%) Banking
15 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (16.41%) Degree
17 20 (15.63%) Lync
18 19 (14.84%) Clustering
18 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (14.06%) DHCP
19 18 (14.06%) SLA
20 17 (13.28%) SharePoint
20 17 (13.28%) Service Delivery
20 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
20 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 56 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (15.63%) Lync
4 17 (13.28%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (6.25%) IIS
7 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.91%) IBM Notes
9 4 (3.13%) Apache
9 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.13%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.56%) nginx
10 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (27.34%) DNS
2 24 (18.75%) WAN
3 23 (17.97%) LAN
4 18 (14.06%) DHCP
5 15 (11.72%) SAN
5 15 (11.72%) Firewall
5 15 (11.72%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 8 (6.25%) LDAP
7 6 (4.69%) NAS
8 5 (3.91%) SSL
8 5 (3.91%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.13%) VPN
9 4 (3.13%) Wireless
10 3 (2.34%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (1.56%) MPLS
11 2 (1.56%) HTTP
11 2 (1.56%) SMS
11 2 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MSI
2 1 (0.78%) Ant
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (35.16%) Finance
2 23 (17.97%) Banking
3 13 (10.16%) Retail
4 12 (9.38%) Back Office
5 8 (6.25%) Law
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (32.81%) Analyst
2 27 (21.09%) IT Support
3 23 (17.97%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) IT Support Analyst
5 16 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (10.94%) Support Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Administrator
8 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.03%) Desktop Technician
10 6 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Citrix Administrator
11 5 (3.91%) Wintel Consultant
12 4 (3.13%) Support Technician
12 4 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.13%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.69%) Web Services
3 5 (3.91%) .NET
4 4 (3.13%) XML
5 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.56%) JSP
6 2 (1.56%) Ajax
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.78%) Struts
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) JPA
7 1 (0.78%) HTML
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) XSD
7 1 (0.78%) JMS
7 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Clustering
2 15 (11.72%) Client/Server
3 13 (10.16%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.91%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 3 (2.34%) PKI
7 3 (2.34%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.34%) iPad
7 3 (2.34%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.56%) Kindle
9 1 (0.78%) iPhone
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
9 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 102 (79.69%) Windows
2 50 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (35.94%) Windows 7
4 28 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.38%) Linux
8 9 (7.03%) Windows 2000
9 8 (6.25%) UNIX
10 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.34%) CentOS
12 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.34%) Solaris
12 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.31%) ITIL
2 17 (13.28%) Service Delivery
3 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 15 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.94%) Coaching
6 7 (5.47%) Migration
7 6 (4.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.13%) Project Management
9 3 (2.34%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.34%) CRM
9 3 (2.34%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.34%) Change Management
9 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.34%) Time Management
9 3 (2.34%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.56%) Supplier Management
10 2 (1.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.25%) SQL
3 5 (3.91%) VBScript
4 3 (2.34%) PHP
4 3 (2.34%) Java
5 2 (1.56%) Perl
5 2 (1.56%) Python
5 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.78%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Degree
2 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.50%) MCSE
4 7 (5.47%) MCITP
5 6 (4.69%) MCP
5 6 (4.69%) HND
6 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.56%) MCSA
7 2 (1.56%) CCNP
7 2 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.06%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (28.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.94%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.59%) XenApp
4 9 (7.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.47%) MetaFrame
7 6 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.91%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.34%) vSphere
10 2 (1.56%) NFS
10 2 (1.56%) Novell eDirectory
10 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) SCOM
3 4 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.34%) Puppet
5 2 (1.56%) WSUS
5 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.78%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.78%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 80 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 45 (35.16%) VMware
3 32 (25.00%) Cisco
4 31 (24.22%) Citrix
5 10 (7.81%) HP
6 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle
8 5 (3.91%) Lotus
9 4 (3.13%) Symantec
9 4 (3.13%) Sun
9 4 (3.13%) Veeam
9 4 (3.13%) F5
10 3 (2.34%) Apple
10 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.56%) Juniper
11 2 (1.56%) Splunk
11 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.56%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.56%) Draytek
11 2 (1.56%) Rackspace
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