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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 53 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 156 119 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.33% 3.80% 6.84%
As % of the System Software category 47.42% 48.37% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 83 71 133
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
329 246 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.14% 7.86% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 185 134 234
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 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 30 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 +25 74 £29,000 -10.76% 11
Glasgow -3 50 £32,000 -14.66% 3
Aberdeen +19 14 £37,000 +8.82% 4
Stirling - 6 £70,250 -
Highlands 0 4 - -
Fife +3 3 £36,000 +28.57% 3
West Lothian +1 2 £28,750 +4.54% 1
Argyll and Bute +1 1 £53,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 263 (86.80%) Windows
2 171 (56.44%) Microsoft
3 117 (38.61%) MS Excel
4 106 (34.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (34.32%) MS Exchange
6 101 (33.33%) VMware
7 91 (30.03%) ITIL
8 83 (27.39%) DNS
9 81 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 78 (25.74%) Finance
11 74 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 71 (23.43%) Windows 7
13 67 (22.11%) Citrix
14 66 (21.78%) MS Office
15 61 (20.13%) MCSE
15 61 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (14.85%) SAN
17 42 (13.86%) Cisco
17 42 (13.86%) MCITP
18 39 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (12.87%) SQL Server
18 39 (12.87%) Firewall
19 37 (12.21%) Windows XP
19 37 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (11.88%) Linux
20 36 (11.88%) DHCP
20 36 (11.88%) Lotus
21 35 (11.55%) Hyper-V
22 34 (11.22%) Lync
22 34 (11.22%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 104 (34.32%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.22%) Lync
3 31 (10.23%) IIS
4 30 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (9.57%) WorkSite
6 26 (8.58%) IBM Notes
7 20 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (6.60%) SharePoint
8 17 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.30%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.99%) Apache
14 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.33%) SAS
15 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 117 (38.61%) MS Excel
2 66 (21.78%) MS Office
3 26 (8.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.60%) Office 365
2 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Taleo
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (27.39%) DNS
2 45 (14.85%) SAN
3 39 (12.87%) Firewall
4 36 (11.88%) DHCP
5 34 (11.22%) LAN
6 33 (10.89%) WAN
7 24 (7.92%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.93%) VPN
9 16 (5.28%) VoIP
10 12 (3.96%) LDAP
10 12 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (3.30%) Wireless
12 8 (2.64%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.64%) Unified Communications
12 8 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.31%) NAS
13 7 (2.31%) IP Telephony
13 7 (2.31%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (2.31%) Internet
13 7 (2.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.66%) MySQL
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.33%) QlikView
5 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.33%) IDOL
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.66%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 78 (25.74%) Finance
2 32 (10.56%) Law
3 29 (9.57%) Legal
3 29 (9.57%) Banking
4 11 (3.63%) Back Office
5 8 (2.64%) Advertising
5 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.65%) Games
6 5 (1.65%) Retail
7 4 (1.32%) Publishing
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (33.66%) Analyst
2 58 (19.14%) Support Analyst
3 39 (12.87%) Service Analyst
4 36 (11.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 35 (11.55%) Consultant
6 32 (10.56%) IT Support
7 28 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (8.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 24 (7.92%) Support Engineer
10 21 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) Desktop Support
12 17 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (5.61%) Administrator
13 16 (5.28%) IT Support Analyst
14 13 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.29%) Server Support
15 12 (3.96%) 3rd Line Server Support
16 11 (3.63%) Technical Support
17 10 (3.30%) Wintel Consultant
17 10 (3.30%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.63%) .NET
2 8 (2.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.31%) COM
3 7 (2.31%) HTML
4 4 (1.32%) CSS
4 4 (1.32%) WAP
4 4 (1.32%) XML
5 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.99%) Web Services
6 2 (0.66%) JSP
6 2 (0.66%) XSD
6 2 (0.66%) jQuery
6 2 (0.66%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.66%) Ajax
7 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.33%) WCF
7 1 (0.33%) JGroups
7 1 (0.33%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.90%) Blackberry
3 21 (6.93%) Clustering
4 18 (5.94%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.64%) iPad
7 6 (1.98%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.98%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.98%) iPhone
8 5 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.66%) DTV
10 2 (0.66%) PKI
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.33%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.33%) PDA
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 263 (86.80%) Windows
2 106 (34.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (23.43%) Windows 7
4 61 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (12.21%) Windows XP
5 37 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (11.88%) Linux
7 19 (6.27%) UNIX
8 9 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.64%) Solaris
9 8 (2.64%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.98%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.98%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.98%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.32%) AIX
12 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.66%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) Fedora
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (30.03%) ITIL
2 33 (10.89%) Service Delivery
3 22 (7.26%) Asset Management
4 20 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (5.28%) Project Management
6 14 (4.62%) Incident Management
7 11 (3.63%) Line Management
8 10 (3.30%) CRM
9 9 (2.97%) PRINCE2
10 8 (2.64%) ERP
10 8 (2.64%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (2.64%) Change Management
10 8 (2.64%) MOF
10 8 (2.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (2.64%) Business Continuity
10 8 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (2.64%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (2.31%) Migration
11 7 (2.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.58%) PowerShell
2 25 (8.25%) SQL
3 8 (2.64%) VBScript
4 7 (2.31%) VB
4 7 (2.31%) C#
4 7 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.65%) Perl
6 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.99%) PHP
8 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) R
9 1 (0.33%) C
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 81 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (20.13%) MCSE
3 42 (13.86%) MCITP
4 23 (7.59%) Degree
5 16 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.95%) CCNA
7 14 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.29%) CCA
9 11 (3.63%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.64%) MCSA
11 7 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.32%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.99%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.99%) MCP
13 3 (0.99%) HND
14 2 (0.66%) CCNP
15 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (11.55%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.95%) vSphere
4 14 (4.62%) XenApp
5 8 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.98%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.32%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.99%) NFS
9 3 (0.99%) XenServer
10 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.33%) Xen
11 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.33%) Firmware
11 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (6.60%) SCCM
2 17 (5.61%) SCOM
3 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.32%) WSUS
3 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.99%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 171 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 101 (33.33%) VMware
3 67 (22.11%) Citrix
4 42 (13.86%) Cisco
5 36 (11.88%) Lotus
6 22 (7.26%) HP
7 20 (6.60%) Interwoven
8 14 (4.62%) Oracle
9 11 (3.63%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.97%) Intel
11 7 (2.31%) Symantec
12 6 (1.98%) CommVault
13 5 (1.65%) Dell
13 5 (1.65%) Juniper
13 5 (1.65%) IBM
14 4 (1.32%) Apple
14 4 (1.32%) Sage
14 4 (1.32%) Sophos
14 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Fife
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Scotland
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Renfrewshire
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Salary: £27500.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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Aberdeen
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
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North Lanarkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Home working and Bonus
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Fife
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Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Scotland
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Annual Bonus
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Aberdeen
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
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Cathcart Associates
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