The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 6.67% - 48.78%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% - 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £25,000
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 Highlands region.

System Software Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 33.33% 30.00% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £52,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in the Highlands

Active Directory
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 1 - -
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA