The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 92 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing LDAP 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.59% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 5.03% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £38,750 £48,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.27% -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
LDAP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 159 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.91% 11.66% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 103 102
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £58,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LDAP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LDAP across the Edinburgh region.

LDAP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

LDAP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LDAP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

LDAP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing LDAP 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 LDAP.

1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Solaris
4 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Banking
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) DNS
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) HTTP
9 5 (23.81%) Sun
9 5 (23.81%) SSL
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
10 4 (19.05%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (19.05%) GWAPT
10 4 (19.05%) GPEN
10 4 (19.05%) OSCP
10 4 (19.05%) OSCE
10 4 (19.05%) Regular Expression
10 4 (19.05%) tcpdump
10 4 (19.05%) Data Security
10 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
10 4 (19.05%) FTP
10 4 (19.05%) SSH

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing LDAP 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 LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) HTTP
3 5 (23.81%) SSL
4 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (19.05%) tcpdump
4 4 (19.05%) FTP
4 4 (19.05%) SSH
4 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Fedora
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Data Security
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VBScript
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) GWAPT
2 4 (19.05%) GPEN
2 4 (19.05%) OSCP
2 4 (19.05%) OSCE
2 4 (19.05%) GCIA
2 4 (19.05%) GSEC
2 4 (19.05%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.52%) DFS Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
1 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Sun
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Rackspace