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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 52 57 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 152 112 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.07% 3.40% 6.87%
As % of the System Software category 57.79% 54.90% 63.69%
Number of salaries quoted 98 73 131
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
263 204 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.04% 6.20% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 160 137 200
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £26,000 £27,425
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Edinburgh +22 62 £28,500 -18.57% 8
Glasgow +10 51 £27,500 -15.38% 8
Aberdeen -3 8 £32,250 -16.77% 1
West Lothian +15 4 £27,500 - 2
Stirling - 4 £46,250 - 1
Highlands +1 2 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £35,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £34,000 -
Fife -4 1 £35,000 +25.00%
Midlothian - 1 £21,500 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 249 (83.84%) Windows
2 142 (47.81%) Microsoft
3 103 (34.68%) MS Excel
4 96 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (30.98%) ITIL
6 86 (28.96%) VMware
7 80 (26.94%) MS Exchange
8 71 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (23.91%) Windows 7
9 70 (23.57%) Finance
10 67 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 63 (21.21%) Citrix
12 62 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (19.19%) MS Office
14 55 (18.52%) MCSE
15 54 (18.18%) DNS
16 43 (14.48%) SAN
17 42 (14.14%) Lotus
18 41 (13.80%) MCITP
19 39 (13.13%) Windows XP
20 36 (12.12%) Linux
20 36 (12.12%) SLA
21 35 (11.78%) Cisco
21 35 (11.78%) Lync
22 34 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 34 (11.45%) SQL Server
23 32 (10.77%) SQL
23 32 (10.77%) DHCP
24 31 (10.44%) SCCM
25 30 (10.10%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 80 (26.94%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.78%) Lync
3 28 (9.43%) IIS
3 28 (9.43%) IBM Notes
4 24 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (7.74%) WorkSite
5 23 (7.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
8 14 (4.71%) Lotus Domino
9 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.69%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.68%) Apache
12 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 103 (34.68%) MS Excel
2 57 (19.19%) MS Office
3 20 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.69%) GIMP
4 8 (2.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Taleo
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.18%) DNS
2 43 (14.48%) SAN
3 32 (10.77%) DHCP
4 26 (8.75%) Firewall
4 26 (8.75%) VPN
5 23 (7.74%) LAN
6 20 (6.73%) WAN
7 18 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.72%) VoIP
9 15 (5.05%) iSCSI
10 13 (4.38%) LDAP
10 13 (4.38%) Unified Communications
11 12 (4.04%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (3.70%) NAS
13 9 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (2.69%) Wireless
15 7 (2.36%) Internet
16 6 (2.02%) VLAN
16 6 (2.02%) SMTP
17 5 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.69%) MongoDB
2 8 (2.69%) Big Data
3 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.35%) MySQL
6 3 (1.01%) MS Access
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.34%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) QlikView
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (2.69%) Ant
2 2 (0.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (23.57%) Finance
2 27 (9.09%) Legal
3 25 (8.42%) Law
4 18 (6.06%) Banking
5 9 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.36%) Back Office
7 5 (1.68%) Games
7 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.68%) Advertising
8 4 (1.35%) Marketing
8 4 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.35%) Retail
9 3 (1.01%) Publishing
10 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (30.64%) Analyst
2 53 (17.85%) Support Analyst
3 36 (12.12%) Service Analyst
4 33 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 31 (10.44%) Consultant
6 27 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 26 (8.75%) IT Support
8 25 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (8.42%) Support Engineer
9 19 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 18 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.39%) Administrator
12 15 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (4.71%) Technical Support
13 14 (4.71%) Server Support
14 13 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (4.38%) Team Leader
14 13 (4.38%) Server Technician
15 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Consultant
15 12 (4.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.70%) HTML
2 10 (3.37%) XML
3 9 (3.03%) .NET
3 9 (3.03%) JSON
4 8 (2.69%) HTML5
4 8 (2.69%) PostGIS
4 8 (2.69%) Ajax
4 8 (2.69%) JPA
4 8 (2.69%) jQuery
4 8 (2.69%) Hibernate
4 8 (2.69%) J2EE
4 8 (2.69%) CSS
4 8 (2.69%) JSP
4 8 (2.69%) Struts
4 8 (2.69%) Web Services
4 8 (2.69%) JMS
5 7 (2.36%) COM
6 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.01%) WAP
8 2 (0.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.10%) Blackberry
2 27 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.72%) Clustering
4 9 (3.03%) GIS
5 8 (2.69%) iPad
5 8 (2.69%) PKI
6 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.68%) iPhone
8 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.67%) PDA
10 2 (0.67%) CMDB
10 2 (0.67%) DTV
10 2 (0.67%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
11 1 (0.34%) Firmware
11 1 (0.34%) AS400
11 1 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 249 (83.84%) Windows
2 96 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (23.91%) Windows 7
4 67 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (13.13%) Windows XP
6 36 (12.12%) Linux
7 34 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (6.40%) UNIX
9 10 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.68%) CentOS
12 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.34%) NetWare
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (30.98%) ITIL
2 23 (7.74%) Service Delivery
3 21 (7.07%) Asset Management
4 20 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (5.72%) Incident Management
6 12 (4.04%) MOF
6 12 (4.04%) PRINCE2
7 11 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (3.37%) Document Management
8 10 (3.37%) CRM
9 9 (3.03%) Scrum
9 9 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (2.69%) Automated Testing
10 8 (2.69%) Product Management
10 8 (2.69%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (2.69%) Workflow
10 8 (2.69%) Project Management
10 8 (2.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.77%) SQL
2 17 (5.72%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.38%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.37%) Python
5 9 (3.03%) Java
6 8 (2.69%) Ruby
6 8 (2.69%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.36%) VB
8 6 (2.02%) Perl
9 5 (1.68%) VBScript
10 4 (1.35%) C#
11 1 (0.34%) RPG
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) R
11 1 (0.34%) XPath
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (18.52%) MCSE
3 41 (13.80%) MCITP
4 13 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.37%) Degree
6 10 (3.37%) CCNA
6 10 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.03%) CCA
7 9 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (2.02%) MCSA
10 5 (1.68%) MCP
11 4 (1.35%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.35%) MCDST
12 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.12%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 62 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.42%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.40%) vSphere
4 18 (6.06%) XenApp
5 10 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.69%) XenServer
6 8 (2.69%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.36%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.36%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 2 (0.67%) vCloud
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.34%) NFS
10 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.34%) Samba
10 1 (0.34%) KVM
10 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.34%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (10.44%) SCCM
2 22 (7.41%) SCOM
3 6 (2.02%) WSUS
4 5 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.35%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.01%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 142 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 86 (28.96%) VMware
3 63 (21.21%) Citrix
4 42 (14.14%) Lotus
5 35 (11.78%) Cisco
6 18 (6.06%) Oracle
7 17 (5.72%) Interwoven
8 12 (4.04%) Symantec
8 12 (4.04%) Intel
8 12 (4.04%) HP
9 10 (3.37%) Dell
10 8 (2.69%) Adobe
10 8 (2.69%) Apple
11 7 (2.36%) CommVault
12 6 (2.02%) AppSense
12 6 (2.02%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.68%) Juniper
13 5 (1.68%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.35%) IronPort
14 4 (1.35%) Fujitsu
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension and Home Working!
Posted: 23 hours ago
Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Argyll
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car (Audi/BMW) and Bonus!
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare, flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling
Blue Town Online
Salary: £22k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Quorum Network Resources
Salary: Competitve + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago