The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 55 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 150 167 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.70% 5.36% 4.52%
As % of the System Software category 49.18% 62.31% 63.60%
Number of salaries quoted 103 94 112
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,572 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
305 268 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.53% 8.60% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 208 155 179
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% -9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Scotland

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Scotland

Active Directory
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 49 £33,000 +20.00% 8
Edinburgh -30 36 £36,895 +34.16% 5
Aberdeen -9 21 £27,500 -18.51% 5
Moray - 9 - -
West Lothian +16 6 £26,500 - 1
Stirling -2 4 £52,500 +40.00%
Dundee +1 3 £24,000 -26.15%
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £25,750 +5.10%
Scottish Borders - 2 £29,500 -
Fife - 2 £32,500 -
Inverclyde - 2 £30,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Falkirk - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 236 (79.73%) Windows
2 154 (52.03%) Microsoft
3 122 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (37.50%) VMware
5 92 (31.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 79 (26.69%) MS Exchange
8 77 (26.01%) MS Excel
9 66 (22.30%) Windows 7
10 64 (21.62%) Citrix
11 62 (20.95%) ITIL
12 56 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 54 (18.24%) DNS
13 54 (18.24%) SQL Server
13 54 (18.24%) SCCM
14 53 (17.91%) Finance
15 50 (16.89%) Windows XP
16 49 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 46 (15.54%) Cisco
17 46 (15.54%) MS Office
18 44 (14.86%) SQL
19 42 (14.19%) MCSE
19 42 (14.19%) SLA
20 41 (13.85%) SAN
20 41 (13.85%) Hyper-V
21 39 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2010
22 36 (12.16%) Firewall
23 35 (11.82%) SCOM
23 35 (11.82%) PowerShell
24 33 (11.15%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 79 (26.69%) MS Exchange
2 39 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (10.47%) Lync
4 27 (9.12%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.42%) IIS
6 18 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (6.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (4.05%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (3.04%) IBM Notes
10 8 (2.70%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.35%) Apache
13 4 (1.35%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 77 (26.01%) MS Excel
2 46 (15.54%) MS Office
3 8 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.70%) GIMP
4 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.24%) DNS
2 41 (13.85%) SAN
3 36 (12.16%) Firewall
4 31 (10.47%) DHCP
5 24 (8.11%) VPN
6 20 (6.76%) WAN
6 20 (6.76%) LAN
7 19 (6.42%) VoIP
8 17 (5.74%) LDAP
8 17 (5.74%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.38%) Wireless
10 9 (3.04%) NAS
10 9 (3.04%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.04%) SSL
11 8 (2.70%) SMTP
11 8 (2.70%) Network Security
12 7 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (2.36%) Unified Communications
12 7 (2.36%) PBX
13 6 (2.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.04%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.70%) MS Access
4 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.70%) Big Data
5 4 (1.35%) MySQL
5 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.01%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.72%) Ant
2 8 (2.70%) MSI
3 7 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.01%) Subversion
4 3 (1.01%) Maven
4 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.01%) Hudson
4 3 (1.01%) JUnit
4 3 (1.01%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.68%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.68%) Fiddler
General
1 53 (17.91%) Finance
2 17 (5.74%) Banking
3 15 (5.07%) Law
4 12 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.72%) Back Office
6 10 (3.38%) Legal
7 7 (2.36%) Retail
8 4 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (17.57%) Analyst
2 38 (12.84%) Desktop Support
3 28 (9.46%) Support Analyst
3 28 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 26 (8.78%) Consultant
4 26 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (7.43%) Administrator
6 21 (7.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 21 (7.09%) Desktop Analyst
7 20 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (6.76%) Developer
8 18 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (6.08%) Team Leader
9 15 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.07%) Server Support
9 15 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.73%) Server Engineer
10 14 (4.73%) IT Support
11 11 (3.72%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.42%) XML
2 13 (4.39%) HTML
2 13 (4.39%) .NET
3 11 (3.72%) JPA
3 11 (3.72%) JSON
3 11 (3.72%) jQuery
3 11 (3.72%) Ajax
3 11 (3.72%) Hibernate
4 9 (3.04%) Web Services
5 8 (2.70%) CSS
5 8 (2.70%) JSP
5 8 (2.70%) Struts
5 8 (2.70%) J2EE
5 8 (2.70%) JMS
5 8 (2.70%) HTML5
5 8 (2.70%) PostGIS
6 6 (2.03%) Middleware
7 5 (1.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Clustering
2 23 (7.77%) Blackberry
3 22 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.38%) GIS
5 8 (2.70%) PKI
6 7 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.36%) Replication
7 6 (2.03%) iPad
8 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.68%) iPhone
10 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.68%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) Animation
11 1 (0.34%) PDA
11 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.34%) iSeries
11 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 236 (79.73%) Windows
2 122 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (31.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (22.30%) Windows 7
5 50 (16.89%) Windows XP
6 49 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (11.15%) Linux
8 14 (4.73%) UNIX
9 12 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.03%) NetWare
11 6 (2.03%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.03%) CentOS
12 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.01%) AIX
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.95%) ITIL
2 22 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (4.73%) Service Management
4 13 (4.39%) Incident Management
4 13 (4.39%) Service Delivery
5 12 (4.05%) Migration
5 12 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (3.38%) Document Management
8 9 (3.04%) Software Deployment
8 9 (3.04%) Scrum
8 9 (3.04%) Business Continuity
9 8 (2.70%) Workflow
9 8 (2.70%) Automated Testing
9 8 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (2.70%) Product Management
9 8 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (2.36%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.86%) SQL
2 35 (11.82%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.08%) C#
4 17 (5.74%) VB
5 15 (5.07%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.05%) Java
7 11 (3.72%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.38%) Python
9 8 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.70%) Ruby
10 7 (2.36%) VBScript
10 7 (2.36%) VBA
11 6 (2.03%) Perl
12 3 (1.01%) C
13 2 (0.68%) PHP
14 1 (0.34%) XPath
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (14.19%) MCSE
3 31 (10.47%) MCITP
4 13 (4.39%) Degree
5 10 (3.38%) MCP
5 10 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.04%) CCNA
7 8 (2.70%) MCSA
8 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.36%) MCDST
8 7 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.35%) CCA
9 4 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.01%) CISSP
10 3 (1.01%) CCNP
10 3 (1.01%) CISA
10 3 (1.01%) CISM
11 2 (0.68%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (13.85%) Hyper-V
3 32 (10.81%) vSphere
4 19 (6.42%) XenApp
5 18 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.38%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.36%) XenServer
7 7 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.03%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.35%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.01%) IAG
10 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.68%) NFS
11 2 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.68%) vCloud
11 2 (0.68%) Novell eDirectory
11 2 (0.68%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 54 (18.24%) SCCM
2 35 (11.82%) SCOM
3 11 (3.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (3.04%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (2.36%) Tivoli
7 6 (2.03%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.35%) WSUS
9 3 (1.01%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.01%) MOM
10 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.68%) Nagios
10 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 154 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 111 (37.50%) VMware
3 64 (21.62%) Citrix
4 46 (15.54%) Cisco
5 24 (8.11%) HP
6 22 (7.43%) Symantec
7 21 (7.09%) Lotus
8 18 (6.08%) Oracle
9 17 (5.74%) IBM
9 17 (5.74%) Adobe
9 17 (5.74%) Dell
10 10 (3.38%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.70%) McAfee
11 8 (2.70%) Intel
11 8 (2.70%) IronPort
11 8 (2.70%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.36%) Apple
12 7 (2.36%) Novell
13 6 (2.03%) EMC
13 6 (2.03%) Fujitsu
Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, pension, laptop, phone
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolve IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 10% bonus (min), Pension, Medical...
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £120.00 - £150.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago