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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 18.18% 34.55% 13.64%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 76.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
6 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 27.27% 45.45% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Average salary £60,000 £25,000 £11,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 22 October 2014. 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 4 - -
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Server Monitoring

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA