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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 58 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 159 115 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.38% 3.72% 6.50%
As % of the System Software category 49.07% 51.11% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 68 124
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £40,995 £44,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
324 225 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.93% 7.27% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 182 124 213
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 74 £29,000 -10.76% 10
Glasgow +11 55 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Aberdeen +9 10 £33,500 -1.47% 2
Stirling - 5 £73,500 - 1
West Lothian +4 4 £36,000 +30.90% 2
Fife +2 3 £36,000 +28.57% 2
Highlands +1 3 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £35,000 -
Argyll and Bute +2 1 £53,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 259 (87.50%) Windows
2 163 (55.07%) Microsoft
3 113 (38.18%) MS Excel
4 106 (35.81%) MS Exchange
5 105 (35.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (33.45%) VMware
7 92 (31.08%) ITIL
8 81 (27.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 77 (26.01%) Finance
10 74 (25.00%) DNS
11 73 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 71 (23.99%) Windows 7
13 68 (22.97%) Citrix
14 67 (22.64%) MS Office
15 62 (20.95%) MCSE
16 61 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 47 (15.88%) SAN
18 44 (14.86%) MCITP
19 43 (14.53%) Cisco
20 38 (12.84%) Firewall
20 38 (12.84%) Windows XP
21 37 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (12.16%) Lync
22 36 (12.16%) SQL Server
22 36 (12.16%) Lotus
23 35 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
23 35 (11.82%) Hyper-V
24 34 (11.49%) Blackberry
24 34 (11.49%) DHCP
25 32 (10.81%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 106 (35.81%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.16%) Lync
3 30 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (9.80%) IIS
5 27 (9.12%) WorkSite
6 26 (8.78%) IBM Notes
7 21 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (5.74%) SharePoint
10 10 (3.38%) Lotus Domino
11 9 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.01%) Apache
14 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.34%) SAS
15 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 113 (38.18%) MS Excel
2 67 (22.64%) MS Office
3 26 (8.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.76%) Office 365
2 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.35%) IaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Taleo
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (25.00%) DNS
2 47 (15.88%) SAN
3 38 (12.84%) Firewall
4 34 (11.49%) DHCP
5 32 (10.81%) LAN
6 31 (10.47%) WAN
7 22 (7.43%) TCP/IP
8 21 (7.09%) VPN
9 18 (6.08%) VoIP
10 12 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (3.38%) Wireless
11 10 (3.38%) iSCSI
12 9 (3.04%) NAS
12 9 (3.04%) Unified Communications
12 9 (3.04%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.36%) IP Telephony
13 7 (2.36%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (2.36%) SMTP
13 7 (2.36%) LDAP
14 6 (2.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (26.01%) Finance
2 31 (10.47%) Law
3 29 (9.80%) Legal
4 23 (7.77%) Banking
5 9 (3.04%) Back Office
6 8 (2.70%) Advertising
7 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.69%) Games
9 4 (1.35%) Publishing
9 4 (1.35%) Retail
9 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (33.78%) Analyst
2 59 (19.93%) Support Analyst
3 40 (13.51%) Service Analyst
4 37 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 34 (11.49%) Consultant
6 32 (10.81%) IT Support
7 28 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (8.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 24 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (7.77%) Support Engineer
11 21 (7.09%) Desktop Support
12 16 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (5.07%) Administrator
14 14 (4.73%) Server Support
15 13 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
16 12 (4.05%) 3rd Line Server Support
17 11 (3.72%) Microsoft Consultant
17 11 (3.72%) Technical Support
18 10 (3.38%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.70%) .NET
2 7 (2.36%) COM
3 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.69%) HTML
4 4 (1.35%) WAP
5 2 (0.68%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) SOAP
6 1 (0.34%) XML
6 1 (0.34%) XSL
6 1 (0.34%) SVG
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) JSON
6 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) WCF
6 1 (0.34%) JGroups
6 1 (0.34%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.49%) Blackberry
3 20 (6.76%) Clustering
4 18 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.38%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.70%) iPad
7 7 (2.36%) iPhone
8 6 (2.03%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.03%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.68%) DTV
11 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.34%) User Experience
12 1 (0.34%) NHS
12 1 (0.34%) Firmware
12 1 (0.34%) PKI
12 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.34%) PDA
12 1 (0.34%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 259 (87.50%) Windows
2 105 (35.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (23.99%) Windows 7
4 61 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (12.84%) Windows XP
6 35 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (10.81%) Linux
8 15 (5.07%) UNIX
9 8 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.03%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.03%) Windows Phone
11 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.69%) Solaris
12 4 (1.35%) AIX
12 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.08%) ITIL
2 31 (10.47%) Service Delivery
3 22 (7.43%) Asset Management
4 21 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 12 (4.05%) Project Management
7 11 (3.72%) Line Management
8 10 (3.38%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.04%) CRM
9 9 (3.04%) MOF
9 9 (3.04%) Business Continuity
9 9 (3.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (3.04%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.36%) Migration
11 7 (2.36%) Change Management
11 7 (2.36%) Workflow
12 6 (2.03%) ERP
12 6 (2.03%) Information Security
12 6 (2.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.77%) SQL
2 21 (7.09%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.70%) VB
4 5 (1.69%) VBScript
4 5 (1.69%) C#
4 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.35%) Perl
5 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) C
6 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.34%) R
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) RPG
6 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (27.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (20.95%) MCSE
3 44 (14.86%) MCITP
4 22 (7.43%) Degree
5 15 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.73%) CCNA
7 13 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (4.05%) CCA
9 10 (3.38%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.70%) MCSA
11 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 6 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.35%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.35%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.01%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.01%) MCP
14 3 (1.01%) HND
15 2 (0.68%) CCNP
16 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (11.82%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.41%) vSphere
4 13 (4.39%) XenApp
5 12 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.36%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.35%) XenServer
7 4 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.01%) NFS
8 3 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) Xen
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 21 (7.09%) SCCM
2 18 (6.08%) SCOM
3 4 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.35%) WSUS
3 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.01%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.01%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 163 (55.07%) Microsoft
2 99 (33.45%) VMware
3 68 (22.97%) Citrix
4 43 (14.53%) Cisco
5 36 (12.16%) Lotus
6 20 (6.76%) Interwoven
7 18 (6.08%) HP
8 11 (3.72%) Oracle
9 9 (3.04%) Intel
10 6 (2.03%) CommVault
10 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.03%) Apple
10 6 (2.03%) Symantec
11 5 (1.69%) Sophos
11 5 (1.69%) Juniper
11 5 (1.69%) Dell
12 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.35%) Sage
13 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.01%) NetApp
Renfrewshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27500.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Home working and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bathgate
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago