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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 137 147 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.36% 4.22% 4.80%
As % of the System Software category 52.29% 55.06% 56.05%
Number of salaries quoted 80 97 79
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,900 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
262 267 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.34% 7.66% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 153 181 146
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +21 74 £30,000 -18.68% 4
Glasgow -4 38 £29,000 -17.14% 5
Stirling -7 10 £50,000 -9.09%
Aberdeen +7 3 £32,500 +28.71% 2
Moray -1 3 - -
Fife +4 2 £24,000 -26.15%
North Lanarkshire +1 2 £29,500 +37.20%
Highlands +4 1 - - 1
Dundee +1 1 - -
Falkirk +1 1 £28,000 -
West Lothian -9 1 - - 2
Perthshire - 1 - -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 239 (83.86%) Windows
2 185 (64.91%) Microsoft
3 122 (42.81%) MS Exchange
4 117 (41.05%) VMware
4 117 (41.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (32.28%) DNS
6 86 (30.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (29.12%) Windows 7
8 81 (28.42%) MS Excel
9 78 (27.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 76 (26.67%) Citrix
11 66 (23.16%) ITIL
12 64 (22.46%) Finance
13 61 (21.40%) Cisco
14 57 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 56 (19.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 56 (19.65%) Windows XP
16 50 (17.54%) DHCP
16 50 (17.54%) WAN
17 48 (16.84%) LAN
18 47 (16.49%) MS Office
19 43 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
20 42 (14.74%) SAN
21 41 (14.39%) PowerShell
22 40 (14.04%) Blackberry
22 40 (14.04%) Linux
22 40 (14.04%) MCSE
23 39 (13.68%) Degree
24 37 (12.98%) HP
25 36 (12.63%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 122 (42.81%) MS Exchange
2 43 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (11.23%) SharePoint
4 31 (10.88%) Lync
5 25 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (8.42%) IIS
7 20 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (4.21%) WorkSite
11 8 (2.81%) IBM Notes
12 6 (2.11%) Apache
13 4 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (1.05%) nginx
14 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.70%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (28.42%) MS Excel
2 47 (16.49%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.51%) Office 365
2 6 (2.11%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (32.28%) DNS
2 50 (17.54%) WAN
2 50 (17.54%) DHCP
3 48 (16.84%) LAN
4 42 (14.74%) SAN
5 36 (12.63%) Firewall
6 30 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 20 (7.02%) VPN
7 20 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (4.91%) LDAP
9 12 (4.21%) IP Telephony
10 11 (3.86%) VoIP
11 10 (3.51%) VLAN
12 9 (3.16%) SSL
13 8 (2.81%) NAS
13 8 (2.81%) Internet
14 6 (2.11%) SMTP
14 6 (2.11%) Wireless
14 6 (2.11%) Cisco IPT
15 5 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.05%) IDOL
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.05%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.70%) MSI
3 1 (0.35%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 64 (22.46%) Finance
2 36 (12.63%) Banking
3 25 (8.77%) Back Office
4 21 (7.37%) Retail
5 14 (4.91%) Law
6 8 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.81%) Advertising
7 7 (2.46%) Publishing
8 4 (1.40%) Legal
8 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (28.77%) Analyst
2 47 (16.49%) Support Analyst
3 46 (16.14%) IT Support
4 29 (10.18%) IT Support Analyst
5 26 (9.12%) Support Engineer
6 25 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (5.96%) Administrator
8 17 (5.96%) Consultant
8 17 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.96%) Desktop Support
9 16 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 15 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
11 12 (4.21%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.86%) Technical Specialist
12 11 (3.86%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.16%) Service Analyst
13 9 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.16%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.46%) Web Services
1 7 (2.46%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.75%) XML
2 5 (1.75%) .NET
2 5 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.40%) Middleware
4 3 (1.05%) Ajax
4 3 (1.05%) CSS
4 3 (1.05%) JSP
4 3 (1.05%) jQuery
4 3 (1.05%) HTML
4 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.05%) XSD
5 1 (0.35%) WAP
5 1 (0.35%) COM
5 1 (0.35%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.04%) Blackberry
2 31 (10.88%) Clustering
3 22 (7.72%) Client/Server
4 18 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.81%) PKI
6 8 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.11%) iPhone
8 5 (1.75%) Replication
8 5 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.40%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.40%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.05%) iPad
10 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.70%) Kindle
12 1 (0.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 239 (83.86%) Windows
2 117 (41.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (29.12%) Windows 7
4 78 (27.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (19.65%) Windows XP
7 40 (14.04%) Linux
8 19 (6.67%) UNIX
9 15 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (4.56%) Solaris
11 11 (3.86%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.51%) Ubuntu
13 7 (2.46%) Android
13 7 (2.46%) Windows 2000
13 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
14 6 (2.11%) Mac OS
14 6 (2.11%) Windows Phone
14 6 (2.11%) AIX
14 6 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.16%) ITIL
2 36 (12.63%) Service Delivery
3 23 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (8.07%) Mentoring
4 17 (5.96%) Coaching
4 17 (5.96%) Migration
5 16 (5.61%) Project Management
5 16 (5.61%) Service Management
6 12 (4.21%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (3.16%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.16%) Change Management
7 9 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (2.81%) CRM
9 7 (2.46%) ERP
10 6 (2.11%) Information Security
10 6 (2.11%) Time Management
10 6 (2.11%) Data Migration
11 4 (1.40%) Use Case
11 4 (1.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (1.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.39%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.56%) SQL
2 13 (4.56%) VBScript
3 6 (2.11%) PHP
4 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.05%) C#
5 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.05%) Perl
5 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.70%) VB
6 2 (0.70%) C
6 2 (0.70%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (19.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.04%) MCSE
3 39 (13.68%) Degree
4 17 (5.96%) MCP
4 17 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.61%) MCITP
6 12 (4.21%) HND
6 12 (4.21%) MCSA
6 12 (4.21%) CCNA
7 9 (3.16%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.40%) CCA
9 4 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.40%) CCNP
10 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.70%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.35%) GCIH
12 1 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (30.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (11.93%) Hyper-V
3 29 (10.18%) XenApp
4 25 (8.77%) vSphere
5 15 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (2.11%) NFS
7 6 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.40%) MetaFrame
8 4 (1.40%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.05%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.70%) Novell eDirectory
10 2 (0.70%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Samba
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (12.63%) SCCM
2 31 (10.88%) SCOM
3 7 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.05%) Nagios
4 3 (1.05%) WSUS
4 3 (1.05%) Puppet
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.35%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 185 (64.91%) Microsoft
2 117 (41.05%) VMware
3 76 (26.67%) Citrix
4 61 (21.40%) Cisco
5 37 (12.98%) HP
6 22 (7.72%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.21%) Lotus
8 11 (3.86%) Symantec
9 9 (3.16%) Altiris
9 9 (3.16%) Oracle
10 8 (2.81%) Avaya
10 8 (2.81%) Sun
11 6 (2.11%) EMC
12 5 (1.75%) Compaq
12 5 (1.75%) Apple
12 5 (1.75%) CommVault
12 5 (1.75%) Mitel
13 4 (1.40%) Veeam
13 4 (1.40%) Dell
13 4 (1.40%) IBM
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
SMA Vehicle Remarketing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum 30 Days holiday inc Bank Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
SMA Vehicle Remarketing
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 27 days ago