The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 74 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 4.37% 2.69%
As % of the System Software category 34.95% 61.54% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 21
Average salary £36,895 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.16% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,050 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
103 78 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.21% 7.10% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 54
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,698 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (72.62%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) VMware
3 40 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 36 (42.86%) Finance
6 35 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (32.14%) MS Excel
8 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (27.38%) DNS
9 23 (27.38%) Linux
10 22 (26.19%) Citrix
11 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (21.43%) MCSE
13 16 (19.05%) LDAP
14 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
14 15 (17.86%) Windows XP
15 14 (16.67%) SQL
15 14 (16.67%) Oracle
15 14 (16.67%) MCITP
16 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
17 12 (14.29%) SLA
17 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
18 11 (13.10%) Windows 8
18 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (13.10%) Clustering
18 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
18 11 (13.10%) UNIX
18 11 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (11.90%) Management Information System
19 10 (11.90%) Shell Script

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) IIS
5 4 (4.76%) Lync
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.19%) nginx
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.19%) Apache
8 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.52%) GIMP
3 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) DNS
2 16 (19.05%) LDAP
3 7 (8.33%) WAN
3 7 (8.33%) DHCP
3 7 (8.33%) LAN
4 6 (7.14%) Firewall
5 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.95%) SAN
6 3 (3.57%) VPN
6 3 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (2.38%) Wireless
7 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.38%) NAS
7 2 (2.38%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.19%) SSL
8 1 (1.19%) HTTP
8 1 (1.19%) SMTP
8 1 (1.19%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.52%) Big Data
4 3 (3.57%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.38%) MS Access
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Ant
2 2 (2.38%) Fiddler
General
1 36 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Back Office
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) French Language
5 2 (2.38%) German Language
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Administrator
2 13 (15.48%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (11.90%) Server Support
4 10 (11.90%) Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.76%) IT Support
7 4 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Web Services
2 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 8 (9.52%) XML
2 8 (9.52%) CSS
2 8 (9.52%) JSP
2 8 (9.52%) Struts
2 8 (9.52%) HTML
2 8 (9.52%) J2EE
2 8 (9.52%) JMS
2 8 (9.52%) jQuery
2 8 (9.52%) JSON
2 8 (9.52%) Ajax
2 8 (9.52%) PostGIS
2 8 (9.52%) HTML5
2 8 (9.52%) JPA
3 3 (3.57%) Middleware
4 2 (2.38%) COM
4 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Clustering
2 10 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.52%) GIS
3 8 (9.52%) PKI
4 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 61 (72.62%) Windows
2 35 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (27.38%) Linux
5 15 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 11 (13.10%) Windows 8
6 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.10%) UNIX
7 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.57%) AIX
10 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.38%) NetWare
10 2 (2.38%) CentOS
10 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (11.90%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Document Management
3 9 (10.71%) Scrum
4 8 (9.52%) Automated Testing
4 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (9.52%) Product Management
4 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.76%) RDF
6 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.57%) Data Management
7 3 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.57%) Data Architecture
7 3 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (3.57%) Master Data Management
7 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.71%) Python
5 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.52%) Java
5 8 (9.52%) Ruby
5 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.95%) VB
7 3 (3.57%) C
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) VBScript
9 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
9 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (21.43%) MCSE
3 14 (16.67%) MCITP
4 5 (5.95%) MCSA
5 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.38%) MCP
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.19%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) CCA
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.33%) vSphere
4 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.76%) XenApp
6 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.19%) vCloud
8 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) SCCM
2 9 (10.71%) SCOM
3 7 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.57%) WSUS
5 2 (2.38%) Nagios
5 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.19%) Puppet
6 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.19%) Munin
6 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) VMware
2 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.19%) Citrix
4 14 (16.67%) Oracle
5 8 (9.52%) Adobe
6 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.14%) HP
7 6 (7.14%) Fujitsu
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco
9 3 (3.57%) Lotus
9 3 (3.57%) Informatica
10 2 (2.38%) Novell
10 2 (2.38%) Dell
10 2 (2.38%) Symantec
10 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.38%) IBM
10 2 (2.38%) Spiceworks
10 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.38%) Mitel
10 2 (2.38%) AppSense
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