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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 72 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 97 156 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.06% 4.24% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 40.08% 54.93% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 70 100 68
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £22,925
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
242 284 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.64% 7.72% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 150 170 137
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 49 £35,000 +19.65% 5
Glasgow -15 24 £30,000 +8.59% 5
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £45,000 -
Fife +8 6 £28,000 -20.00%
Argyll and Bute +1 4 £27,000 -49.05%
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
West Lothian -8 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen +9 1 £28,000 -13.17% 1
Highlands -2 1 - -
Moray -4 1 - -
Stirling -6 1 £40,000 -13.51%
Dundee - 1 £19,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 - 2
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 177 (87.19%) Windows
2 142 (69.95%) Microsoft
3 89 (43.84%) VMware
4 81 (39.90%) MS Exchange
5 77 (37.93%) MS Excel
6 69 (33.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (32.51%) Citrix
8 56 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (27.09%) Cisco
10 52 (25.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (25.12%) ITIL
12 47 (23.15%) WAN
13 45 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (21.18%) Windows 7
14 43 (21.18%) DNS
15 42 (20.69%) SCCM
16 40 (19.70%) LAN
16 40 (19.70%) SAN
17 39 (19.21%) DHCP
18 37 (18.23%) XenApp
19 35 (17.24%) Finance
20 34 (16.75%) MS Office
21 33 (16.26%) Firewall
22 31 (15.27%) SQL Server
23 30 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2010
24 29 (14.29%) SQL
24 29 (14.29%) VPN
24 29 (14.29%) Windows XP
25 27 (13.30%) SharePoint
25 27 (13.30%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (39.90%) MS Exchange
2 30 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (13.30%) SharePoint
4 23 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (9.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (9.36%) IIS
7 13 (6.40%) Lync
8 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (4.43%) Apache
9 9 (4.43%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.99%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.99%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Foundation
13 1 (0.49%) nginx
13 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 77 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 34 (16.75%) MS Office
3 9 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.97%) MS Project
5 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Office 365
2 7 (3.45%) Google Apps
3 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.99%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.15%) WAN
2 43 (21.18%) DNS
3 40 (19.70%) SAN
3 40 (19.70%) LAN
4 39 (19.21%) DHCP
5 33 (16.26%) Firewall
6 29 (14.29%) VPN
7 16 (7.88%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (6.40%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.45%) LDAP
9 7 (3.45%) IPsec
10 5 (2.46%) Internet
10 5 (2.46%) VoIP
11 4 (1.97%) VLAN
12 3 (1.48%) NAS
13 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.99%) SSL
14 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.49%) Wireless
14 1 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.46%) FogBugz
2 5 (2.46%) Bugzilla
2 5 (2.46%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 35 (17.24%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Back Office
3 10 (4.93%) Banking
4 9 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.43%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.45%) Publishing
5 7 (3.45%) Games
6 5 (2.46%) Retail
7 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.97%) Marketing
7 4 (1.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (22.66%) Analyst
2 23 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (10.84%) Support Analyst
3 22 (10.84%) IT Support
4 18 (8.87%) Team Leader
5 16 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.40%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.91%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Operations Team Leader
9 10 (4.93%) Administrator
9 10 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Desktop Support
10 9 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.94%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.45%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
14 5 (2.46%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.40%) .NET
2 7 (3.45%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.46%) Web Services
4 3 (1.48%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) JMS
5 1 (0.49%) SAML
5 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.49%) Ajax
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) J2EE
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) JSP
5 1 (0.49%) Struts
5 1 (0.49%) JPA
5 1 (0.49%) OAuth
5 1 (0.49%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.37%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.91%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.45%) iPad
5 6 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.97%) DTV
6 4 (1.97%) Clustering
7 3 (1.48%) Replication
7 3 (1.48%) iPhone
7 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 177 (87.19%) Windows
2 69 (33.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (25.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (21.18%) Windows 7
6 29 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.88%) Linux
7 16 (7.88%) Android
7 16 (7.88%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.93%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.94%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (3.45%) Mac OS
10 7 (3.45%) Windows 2000
10 7 (3.45%) UNIX
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.99%) AIX
11 2 (0.99%) Solaris
12 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.12%) ITIL
2 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
3 16 (7.88%) PRINCE2
4 10 (4.93%) Information Security
5 9 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (3.94%) Open Source
7 6 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (2.96%) CRM
7 6 (2.96%) Release Management
8 5 (2.46%) Test Management
8 5 (2.46%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.46%) ERP
8 5 (2.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.46%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.46%) Business Continuity
8 5 (2.46%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (1.97%) Data Protection
9 4 (1.97%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.29%) SQL
2 24 (11.82%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.90%) Python
4 11 (5.42%) Java
5 9 (4.43%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.46%) Ruby
6 5 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.48%) Perl
7 3 (1.48%) VBScript
7 3 (1.48%) Lua
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (12.81%) Degree
2 22 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (10.34%) CCNA
4 17 (8.37%) CCNP
4 17 (8.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (6.90%) MCSE
6 11 (5.42%) HND
7 5 (2.46%) ISEB
7 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.46%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.97%) CCA
8 4 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.97%) MCITP
9 3 (1.48%) MCP
9 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.99%) HNC
10 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.84%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.46%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 56 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (18.23%) XenApp
3 25 (12.32%) vSphere
4 23 (11.33%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.42%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.94%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (3.45%) MetaFrame
7 7 (3.45%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.46%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.97%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.97%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.49%) XenServer
11 1 (0.49%) NFS
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (20.69%) SCCM
2 27 (13.30%) SCOM
3 13 (6.40%) SCVMM
4 9 (4.43%) WSUS
5 8 (3.94%) Nagios
6 6 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.96%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.46%) Puppet
7 5 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.49%) Netcool
10 1 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 142 (69.95%) Microsoft
2 89 (43.84%) VMware
3 66 (32.51%) Citrix
4 55 (27.09%) Cisco
5 19 (9.36%) HP
6 12 (5.91%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.43%) Altiris
7 9 (4.43%) Avaya
7 9 (4.43%) NetApp
8 8 (3.94%) Brocade
8 8 (3.94%) Perforce
8 8 (3.94%) Splunk
9 6 (2.96%) Mitel
9 6 (2.96%) Symantec
9 6 (2.96%) Veritas
10 5 (2.46%) Hyland
10 5 (2.46%) F5
11 4 (1.97%) Apple
11 4 (1.97%) McAfee
11 4 (1.97%) Juniper
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