The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 68 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 89 134 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.97% 3.50% 5.22%
As % of the System Software category 41.59% 50.19% 62.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60 89 96
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £43,572
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
214 267 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.14% 6.98% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 131 177 159
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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
Edinburgh +23 41 £30,000 - 7
Glasgow -2 30 £30,000 -6.25% 8
Argyll and Bute - 5 £26,500 - 2
West Lothian -1 3 £26,000 +36.84%
Aberdeen +4 2 £34,500 +2.22%
South Lanarkshire +2 2 £39,000 -2.50%
South Ayrshire 0 2 £42,500 +70.00%
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £28,000 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 194 (85.84%) Windows
2 140 (61.95%) Microsoft
3 103 (45.58%) MS Exchange
4 97 (42.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (40.27%) VMware
6 77 (34.07%) Citrix
7 74 (32.74%) MS Excel
8 69 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (29.65%) DNS
10 64 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 64 (28.32%) Windows 7
11 63 (27.88%) ITIL
12 53 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (23.01%) Cisco
14 51 (22.57%) Finance
15 50 (22.12%) DHCP
16 44 (19.47%) WAN
17 43 (19.03%) Windows XP
17 43 (19.03%) MS Office
18 42 (18.58%) LAN
19 41 (18.14%) Firewall
19 41 (18.14%) SCCM
20 40 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
21 39 (17.26%) SAN
22 37 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
22 37 (16.37%) XenApp
23 31 (13.72%) MCSE
23 31 (13.72%) SCOM
24 30 (13.27%) SharePoint
25 29 (12.83%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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
1 103 (45.58%) MS Exchange
2 40 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (13.27%) SharePoint
4 26 (11.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (10.62%) IIS
6 19 (8.41%) Lync
7 18 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.77%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.33%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.88%) nginx
11 2 (0.88%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.88%) Apache
12 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 74 (32.74%) MS Excel
2 43 (19.03%) MS Office
3 7 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.21%) MS Project
5 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) Office 365
2 6 (2.65%) Google Apps
3 5 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (29.65%) DNS
2 50 (22.12%) DHCP
3 44 (19.47%) WAN
4 42 (18.58%) LAN
5 41 (18.14%) Firewall
6 39 (17.26%) SAN
7 28 (12.39%) VPN
8 22 (9.73%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.54%) NAS
10 7 (3.10%) VLAN
10 7 (3.10%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (3.10%) VoIP
11 6 (2.65%) Internet
11 6 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (2.65%) Wireless
12 4 (1.77%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.33%) SSL
13 3 (1.33%) IPv4
14 2 (0.88%) MPLS
14 2 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.88%) FogBugz
2 2 (0.88%) MSI
2 2 (0.88%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Ant
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (22.57%) Finance
2 22 (9.73%) Back Office
3 18 (7.96%) Banking
4 11 (4.87%) Retail
5 9 (3.98%) Law
6 7 (3.10%) Publishing
7 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.33%) Advertising
10 2 (0.88%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (26.11%) Analyst
2 37 (16.37%) IT Support
3 32 (14.16%) Support Analyst
4 22 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (8.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 19 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Team Leader
9 11 (4.87%) Administrator
10 10 (4.42%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.98%) Desktop Support
12 8 (3.54%) Consultant
13 7 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
14 6 (2.65%) Technical Specialist
14 6 (2.65%) Support Technician
14 6 (2.65%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) .NET
2 7 (3.10%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.21%) Web Services
4 4 (1.77%) XML
5 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) JSP
6 1 (0.44%) Struts
6 1 (0.44%) J2EE
6 1 (0.44%) JMS
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
6 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.44%) Ajax
6 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.44%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.95%) Blackberry
2 20 (8.85%) Clustering
3 14 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.31%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.87%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.65%) PKI
6 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.21%) Replication
8 4 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.77%) iPhone
9 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.33%) iPad
9 3 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.88%) Kindle
11 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Social Media
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 194 (85.84%) Windows
2 97 (42.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (28.32%) Windows 7
4 53 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (19.03%) Windows XP
6 17 (7.52%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.64%) Linux
8 12 (5.31%) Android
9 11 (4.87%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.42%) UNIX
10 10 (4.42%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.10%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.65%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (2.21%) AIX
13 5 (2.21%) Solaris
14 3 (1.33%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.88%) CentOS
15 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.88%) ITIL
2 24 (10.62%) Mentoring
3 18 (7.96%) Service Delivery
4 11 (4.87%) Service Management
4 11 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (4.87%) Migration
5 9 (3.98%) PRINCE2
5 9 (3.98%) Coaching
5 9 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (3.10%) CRM
6 7 (3.10%) Time Management
7 6 (2.65%) Data Migration
7 6 (2.65%) Asset Management
7 6 (2.65%) Identity Management
8 5 (2.21%) Business Continuity
8 5 (2.21%) Data Protection
8 5 (2.21%) Line Management
8 5 (2.21%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (1.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (1.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.73%) SQL
2 21 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.10%) Java
4 6 (2.65%) VBScript
5 3 (1.33%) Python
5 3 (1.33%) Ruby
6 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (13.72%) MCSE
3 26 (11.50%) Degree
4 20 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.75%) CCNA
5 13 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (5.31%) CCNP
7 11 (4.87%) MCP
7 11 (4.87%) MCITP
8 9 (3.98%) HND
9 8 (3.54%) MCSA
10 5 (2.21%) CCA
10 5 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.21%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (16.37%) XenApp
3 29 (12.83%) vSphere
4 26 (11.50%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.08%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (3.10%) MetaFrame
8 6 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.65%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (2.21%) ISA Server
9 5 (2.21%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.88%) NFS
11 2 (0.88%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.44%) Samba
12 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (18.14%) SCCM
2 31 (13.72%) SCOM
3 9 (3.98%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.21%) Nagios
5 5 (2.21%) WSUS
6 4 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.33%) Puppet
8 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.44%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 140 (61.95%) Microsoft
2 91 (40.27%) VMware
3 77 (34.07%) Citrix
4 52 (23.01%) Cisco
5 17 (7.52%) HP
6 11 (4.87%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.98%) Altiris
7 9 (3.98%) Avaya
8 7 (3.10%) F5
9 5 (2.21%) Splunk
9 5 (2.21%) Lotus
9 5 (2.21%) Mitel
9 5 (2.21%) Symantec
10 4 (1.77%) Hyland
10 4 (1.77%) Veeam
10 4 (1.77%) EMC
11 3 (1.33%) Juniper
11 3 (1.33%) Compaq
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle
11 3 (1.33%) SonicWALL
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