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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 56 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 48 53 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.37% 3.36% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 47.75% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 15
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £22,950 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
104 111 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.30% 7.04% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 73 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 92 (86.79%) Windows
2 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
3 56 (52.83%) VMware
4 40 (37.74%) MS Exchange
5 37 (34.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (32.08%) Finance
7 30 (28.30%) Citrix
8 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
9 23 (21.70%) Cisco
10 22 (20.75%) DNS
11 21 (19.81%) ITIL
11 21 (19.81%) SQL
12 20 (18.87%) SAN
12 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
14 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
14 18 (16.98%) MS Office
15 17 (16.04%) Windows XP
15 17 (16.04%) WAN
16 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (14.15%) SharePoint
17 15 (14.15%) SLA
17 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (13.21%) Hyper-V
18 14 (13.21%) Firewall
18 14 (13.21%) DHCP
18 14 (13.21%) IIS
18 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
18 14 (13.21%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 40 (37.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.15%) SharePoint
3 14 (13.21%) IIS
4 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.49%) Lync
6 5 (4.72%) Apache
6 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.89%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.94%) nginx
10 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.98%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) DNS
2 20 (18.87%) SAN
3 17 (16.04%) WAN
4 14 (13.21%) DHCP
4 14 (13.21%) Firewall
5 13 (12.26%) LAN
6 7 (6.60%) VPN
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (4.72%) NAS
8 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.77%) VoIP
9 4 (3.77%) LDAP
10 3 (2.83%) Wireless
10 3 (2.83%) IPsec
11 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.89%) SMS
11 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.94%) Internet
12 1 (0.94%) MPLS
12 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.77%) FogBugz
2 4 (3.77%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.94%) Ant
General
1 34 (32.08%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Law
4 3 (2.83%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Analyst
2 15 (14.15%) IT Support
3 12 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (8.49%) Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.60%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Citrix Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Desktop Technician
11 4 (3.77%) Consultant
11 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Systems Manager
12 3 (2.83%) Desktop Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.83%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.26%) .NET
2 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 6 (5.66%) Application Packaging
3 4 (3.77%) XML
4 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.94%) JSP
5 1 (0.94%) Struts
5 1 (0.94%) J2EE
5 1 (0.94%) JMS
5 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.94%) Ajax
5 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.55%) Clustering
3 7 (6.60%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) iPhone
6 3 (2.83%) iPad
6 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.94%) Kindle
8 1 (0.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) DTV
8 1 (0.94%) Handset
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (86.79%) Windows
2 37 (34.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
5 17 (16.04%) Windows XP
6 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.49%) Linux
8 8 (7.55%) Android
9 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
9 7 (6.60%) Windows 2000
10 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.72%) UNIX
11 4 (3.77%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.89%) CentOS
13 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) ITIL
2 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
3 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (5.66%) Information Security
6 5 (4.72%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.72%) Migration
6 5 (4.72%) CRM
6 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.77%) Open Source
7 4 (3.77%) Test Management
7 4 (3.77%) Time Management
7 4 (3.77%) Coaching
8 3 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.83%) Line Management
8 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) SQL
2 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.43%) Java
4 9 (8.49%) Python
5 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.77%) Ruby
6 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.83%) VBScript
8 2 (1.89%) Perl
8 2 (1.89%) Lua
9 1 (0.94%) C#
9 1 (0.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.21%) MCSE
3 13 (12.26%) Degree
4 5 (4.72%) MCITP
5 4 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.77%) MCP
5 4 (3.77%) ISEB
5 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.83%) HND
7 2 (1.89%) MCSA
7 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP
8 1 (0.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) SLA
2 6 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.77%) QA
4 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.43%) XenApp
4 8 (7.55%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (6.60%) MetaFrame
5 7 (6.60%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.72%) vSphere
6 5 (4.72%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.83%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.83%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.89%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.94%) XenServer
9 1 (0.94%) NFS
9 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) SCCM
2 9 (8.49%) SCOM
3 8 (7.55%) Nagios
4 5 (4.72%) Puppet
4 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.83%) WSUS
5 3 (2.83%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.94%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
2 56 (52.83%) VMware
3 30 (28.30%) Citrix
4 23 (21.70%) Cisco
5 8 (7.55%) Splunk
6 6 (5.66%) F5
7 4 (3.77%) Perforce
7 4 (3.77%) Veeam
7 4 (3.77%) NetApp
7 4 (3.77%) Brocade
7 4 (3.77%) HP
7 4 (3.77%) Juniper
8 3 (2.83%) Avaya
8 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.83%) Apple
8 3 (2.83%) Veritas
9 2 (1.89%) Lotus
9 2 (1.89%) Symantec
9 2 (1.89%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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