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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 75 29 59
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +30
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 89 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.73% 6.43% 3.46%
As % of the System Software category 30.99% 65.44% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 30
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
71 136 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.57% 9.82% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42 72 70
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,315 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £50,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 57 (81.43%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
4 33 (47.14%) VMware
5 31 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 29 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (40.00%) ITIL
9 27 (38.57%) Citrix
10 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
11 22 (31.43%) DNS
12 19 (27.14%) Cisco
12 19 (27.14%) Finance
13 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (25.71%) SCCM
14 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
14 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
15 16 (22.86%) SCOM
16 14 (20.00%) Linux
16 14 (20.00%) MCSE
16 14 (20.00%) VoIP
17 13 (18.57%) Firewall
17 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
17 13 (18.57%) IIS
17 13 (18.57%) VPN
17 13 (18.57%) Office 365
18 12 (17.14%) Line Management
19 11 (15.71%) Skype for Business

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (18.57%) IIS
4 11 (15.71%) Skype for Business
5 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.86%) Apache
8 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Office 365
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) DNS
2 14 (20.00%) VoIP
3 13 (18.57%) Firewall
3 13 (18.57%) VPN
4 11 (15.71%) DHCP
4 11 (15.71%) SAN
5 8 (11.43%) ADSL
5 8 (11.43%) Ethernet
6 7 (10.00%) LLU
7 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.14%) WAN
8 4 (5.71%) LAN
8 4 (5.71%) NAS
9 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.29%) SSL
10 1 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.43%) DSL
10 1 (1.43%) LDAP
10 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Administrator
3 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Support Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Technical Support
4 9 (12.86%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Wintel Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Wintel Support
5 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.29%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (81.43%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 31 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.00%) Linux
6 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Line Management
3 9 (12.86%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.43%) High Availability
5 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) CRM
7 3 (4.29%) Facilities Management
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Service Management
8 2 (2.86%) Change Management
8 2 (2.86%) Communications Security
8 2 (2.86%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.86%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) Ruby
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) MCSE
3 9 (12.86%) MCITP
4 8 (11.43%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.71%) MCP
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) EMCIE
6 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.43%) XenApp
4 7 (10.00%) vSphere
4 7 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) SCCM
2 16 (22.86%) SCOM
3 4 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (4.29%) Puppet
5 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.86%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (2.86%) Cacti
5 2 (2.86%) Check_MK
5 2 (2.86%) Nagios
6 1 (1.43%) Ansible
6 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.43%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.14%) VMware
3 27 (38.57%) Citrix
4 19 (27.14%) Cisco
5 10 (14.29%) Symantec
6 9 (12.86%) Juniper
7 6 (8.57%) Varonis
8 4 (5.71%) CA
8 4 (5.71%) Dell
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) Intel
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.86%) Veeam
10 1 (1.43%) Equitrac
10 1 (1.43%) IronPort
10 1 (1.43%) Lumension
10 1 (1.43%) Polycom
10 1 (1.43%) SafeCom
10 1 (1.43%) SAP
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