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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.58% 3.26% 3.53%
As % of the System Software category 59.84% 41.51% 57.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 18
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £66,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
127 106 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.32% 7.86% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64 67 42
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,923
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 119 (79.87%) Windows
2 101 (67.79%) Microsoft
3 69 (46.31%) MS Exchange
4 63 (42.28%) VMware
5 61 (40.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (36.24%) DNS
7 52 (34.90%) Windows 7
8 49 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (32.21%) Finance
10 38 (25.50%) Cisco
10 38 (25.50%) Windows XP
11 35 (23.49%) MS Excel
11 35 (23.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (22.82%) WAN
13 33 (22.15%) Citrix
14 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (20.13%) LAN
16 29 (19.46%) Lync
16 29 (19.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (17.45%) MS Office
17 26 (17.45%) Banking
18 25 (16.78%) Hyper-V
18 25 (16.78%) ITIL
18 25 (16.78%) MCSE
18 25 (16.78%) Service Delivery
19 24 (16.11%) PowerShell
19 24 (16.11%) Clustering
20 23 (15.44%) Degree
21 22 (14.77%) DHCP
22 21 (14.09%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (46.31%) MS Exchange
2 29 (19.46%) Lync
2 29 (19.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.41%) SharePoint
3 17 (11.41%) IIS
4 12 (8.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.68%) WorkSite
7 4 (2.68%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.01%) Apache
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) nginx
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (23.49%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.36%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (36.24%) DNS
2 34 (22.82%) WAN
3 30 (20.13%) LAN
4 22 (14.77%) DHCP
5 21 (14.09%) Firewall
6 20 (13.42%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (11.41%) SAN
8 14 (9.40%) IP Telephony
9 10 (6.71%) LDAP
10 9 (6.04%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
12 7 (4.70%) VPN
13 6 (4.03%) Wireless
14 5 (3.36%) SSL
14 5 (3.36%) Ethernet
14 5 (3.36%) NAS
15 4 (2.68%) OpenLDAP
15 4 (2.68%) VoIP
16 2 (1.34%) WAAS
16 2 (1.34%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.01%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.34%) MSI
General
1 48 (32.21%) Finance
2 26 (17.45%) Banking
3 18 (12.08%) Retail
4 16 (10.74%) Back Office
5 14 (9.40%) Law
6 4 (2.68%) Legal
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (34.90%) Analyst
2 27 (18.12%) IT Support
2 27 (18.12%) Support Analyst
3 19 (12.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (12.75%) IT Support Analyst
4 17 (11.41%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Desktop Technician
8 10 (6.71%) Consultant
9 9 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.04%) Administrator
9 9 (6.04%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) Web Services
1 6 (4.03%) .NET
2 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.36%) XML
3 3 (2.01%) HTML
3 3 (2.01%) CSS
3 3 (2.01%) JSP
3 3 (2.01%) XSD
3 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.01%) Ajax
3 3 (2.01%) jQuery
4 1 (0.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.11%) Clustering
2 20 (13.42%) Blackberry
2 20 (13.42%) Client/Server
3 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.36%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.36%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.68%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.01%) PKI
9 2 (1.34%) Kindle
9 2 (1.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) DataPower
10 1 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 119 (79.87%) Windows
2 61 (40.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (34.90%) Windows 7
4 38 (25.50%) Windows XP
5 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.40%) Linux
8 10 (6.71%) UNIX
9 9 (6.04%) Windows Phone
10 6 (4.03%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (4.03%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.36%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.36%) Solaris
11 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.01%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.01%) CentOS
13 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.67%) Android
13 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) ITIL
1 25 (16.78%) Service Delivery
2 17 (11.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (10.74%) Mentoring
3 16 (10.74%) Coaching
4 10 (6.71%) Migration
5 6 (4.03%) Data Migration
5 6 (4.03%) Project Management
6 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (2.68%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.01%) Scrum
8 3 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.01%) UML
8 3 (2.01%) Web Development
8 3 (2.01%) Performance Testing
8 3 (2.01%) Waterfall
8 3 (2.01%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.01%) Analytics
8 3 (2.01%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.36%) VBScript
3 4 (2.68%) PHP
3 4 (2.68%) SQL
4 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.01%) C#
4 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.67%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (23.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (16.78%) MCSE
3 23 (15.44%) Degree
4 10 (6.71%) MCITP
5 9 (6.04%) MCSA
5 9 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.70%) MCP
7 6 (4.03%) HND
7 6 (4.03%) CCNA
8 4 (2.68%) CCA
8 4 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.01%) CCNP
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.42%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (16.78%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (6.71%) XenApp
4 9 (6.04%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (5.37%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.01%) vSphere
8 2 (1.34%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.34%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) SCCM
2 12 (8.05%) SCOM
3 5 (3.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.01%) WSUS
5 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.67%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.67%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (67.79%) Microsoft
2 63 (42.28%) VMware
3 38 (25.50%) Cisco
4 33 (22.15%) Citrix
5 13 (8.72%) HP
6 10 (6.71%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle
8 5 (3.36%) Symantec
8 5 (3.36%) Sun
9 4 (2.68%) IBM
9 4 (2.68%) Lotus
10 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.01%) Google
11 2 (1.34%) Draytek
11 2 (1.34%) F5
11 2 (1.34%) Veeam
11 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.34%) Avaya
12 1 (0.67%) Varonis
12 1 (0.67%) Remedy
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago