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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 74 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.06% 2.64% 3.16%
As % of the System Software category 47.44% 50.00% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 29
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £36,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
156 66 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.66% 5.27% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 88 34 42
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 17 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 96 (84.96%) Windows
2 74 (65.49%) Microsoft
3 58 (51.33%) Finance
4 55 (48.67%) MS Excel
4 55 (48.67%) VMware
5 51 (45.13%) MS Exchange
6 46 (40.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (39.82%) DNS
8 44 (38.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (33.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (25.66%) Citrix
12 28 (24.78%) MCSE
13 26 (23.01%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (22.12%) Cisco
15 22 (19.47%) Asset Management
16 20 (17.70%) ITIL
16 20 (17.70%) LAN
17 19 (16.81%) WAN
17 19 (16.81%) Banking
18 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
18 18 (15.93%) MS Office
18 18 (15.93%) Blackberry
19 17 (15.04%) Service Delivery
19 17 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (14.16%) IBM Notes
20 16 (14.16%) Windows XP
20 16 (14.16%) Lotus
20 16 (14.16%) Firewall
21 15 (13.27%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 51 (45.13%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.16%) IBM Notes
4 15 (13.27%) Lync
5 14 (12.39%) IIS
6 11 (9.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.88%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (48.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.54%) IaaS
4 2 (1.77%) Taleo
4 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (39.82%) DNS
2 20 (17.70%) LAN
3 19 (16.81%) WAN
4 16 (14.16%) Firewall
5 14 (12.39%) DHCP
6 12 (10.62%) SAN
6 12 (10.62%) VPN
7 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (6.19%) IP Telephony
8 7 (6.19%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (5.31%) VoIP
10 5 (4.42%) Internet
10 5 (4.42%) SMTP
11 4 (3.54%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.54%) xDSL
11 4 (3.54%) Junos
11 4 (3.54%) IMAP
11 4 (3.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
General
1 58 (51.33%) Finance
2 19 (16.81%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Back Office
4 6 (5.31%) Law
5 5 (4.42%) Games
6 3 (2.65%) Retail
7 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) IT Support
3 14 (12.39%) Support Analyst
3 14 (12.39%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.50%) Administrator
4 13 (11.50%) Server Support
4 13 (11.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (11.50%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (10.62%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 9 (7.96%) Wintel Specialist
6 9 (7.96%) Wintel Consultant
6 9 (7.96%) Citrix Specialist
6 9 (7.96%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.96%) Consultant
6 9 (7.96%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Service Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) COM
2 2 (1.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) SVG
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.01%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.93%) Blackberry
3 15 (13.27%) Clustering
4 4 (3.54%) iPad
5 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) DTV
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 96 (84.96%) Windows
2 46 (40.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (14.16%) Windows XP
5 14 (12.39%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.50%) Linux
7 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.31%) Windows Phone
9 5 (4.42%) UNIX
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.88%) CentOS
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.47%) Asset Management
2 20 (17.70%) ITIL
3 17 (15.04%) Service Delivery
4 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.85%) Line Management
6 4 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.54%) Change Control
6 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.65%) Migration
8 2 (1.77%) ERP
8 2 (1.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.77%) Time Management
8 2 (1.77%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (1.77%) Wealth Management
8 2 (1.77%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.77%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (0.88%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (0.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.31%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (33.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (24.78%) MCSE
3 14 (12.39%) MCITP
4 10 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.96%) CCNA
5 9 (7.96%) CCA
5 9 (7.96%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (7.08%) Degree
7 7 (6.19%) MCSA
8 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.54%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.88%) CCNP
10 1 (0.88%) MCP
10 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) SLA
2 4 (3.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (38.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.39%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.42%) vSphere
5 4 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (3.54%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.65%) Windows Intune
2 3 (2.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 74 (65.49%) Microsoft
2 55 (48.67%) VMware
3 29 (25.66%) Citrix
4 25 (22.12%) Cisco
5 16 (14.16%) Lotus
6 5 (4.42%) Juniper
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle
7 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.65%) HP
8 3 (2.65%) Sage
8 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.77%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
10 1 (0.88%) Compuware
10 1 (0.88%) Reuters
10 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.88%) Symantec
10 1 (0.88%) Perforce
10 1 (0.88%) NetApp
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago