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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 70 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 103 158 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.11% 4.29% 3.27%
As % of the System Software category 40.39% 47.88% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 96 61
Average salary £33,750 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
255 330 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.71% 8.97% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 193 124
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,050 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,850
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 50 £35,000 +20.68% 16
Glasgow -26 25 £30,000 +5.26% 7
Fife +7 7 £28,000 -37.77% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 6 £31,250 -
Renfrewshire - 5 - -
Aberdeen +8 4 £21,000 -34.88% 1
West Lothian -4 4 - - 1
Dundee - 3 £19,000 - 1
Stirling +5 1 £40,000 -43.06%
Highlands +1 1 - -
Moray -5 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 167 (86.98%) Windows
2 133 (69.27%) Microsoft
3 88 (45.83%) VMware
4 70 (36.46%) MS Exchange
5 66 (34.38%) Citrix
6 64 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 62 (32.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (27.60%) ITIL
9 47 (24.48%) Cisco
10 46 (23.96%) WAN
11 43 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (21.88%) Finance
13 41 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (20.83%) Windows 7
15 39 (20.31%) SCCM
16 38 (19.79%) SAN
16 38 (19.79%) LAN
17 37 (19.27%) XenApp
18 36 (18.75%) DHCP
18 36 (18.75%) DNS
19 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
20 32 (16.67%) MS Office
21 30 (15.63%) SQL
21 30 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
22 27 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
22 27 (14.06%) Firewall
22 27 (14.06%) SCOM
22 27 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
23 26 (13.54%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (36.46%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.42%) SharePoint
4 19 (9.90%) IIS
4 19 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (6.77%) Lync
7 9 (4.69%) Apache
7 9 (4.69%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.04%) JBoss
11 2 (1.04%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 64 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 32 (16.67%) MS Office
3 8 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Office 365
2 4 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.04%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.96%) WAN
2 38 (19.79%) LAN
2 38 (19.79%) SAN
3 36 (18.75%) DNS
3 36 (18.75%) DHCP
4 27 (14.06%) Firewall
5 25 (13.02%) VPN
6 14 (7.29%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (3.65%) IPsec
8 7 (3.65%) LDAP
9 6 (3.13%) VoIP
10 5 (2.60%) Internet
11 4 (2.08%) NAS
12 2 (1.04%) VLAN
12 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.52%) Network Security
13 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.52%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.69%) MySQL
3 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) JIRA
1 6 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.60%) Bugzilla
2 5 (2.60%) FogBugz
3 1 (0.52%) Trac
3 1 (0.52%) Ant
3 1 (0.52%) Hudson
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (21.88%) Finance
2 16 (8.33%) Back Office
3 11 (5.73%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.65%) Marketing
5 7 (3.65%) Games
5 7 (3.65%) Electronics
6 6 (3.13%) Banking
7 5 (2.60%) Retail
8 4 (2.08%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Military
10 1 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (23.96%) Analyst
2 22 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 15 (7.81%) IT Support
5 12 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (5.73%) Team Leader
6 11 (5.73%) Operations Team Leader
7 10 (5.21%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.17%) Support Technician
8 8 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.65%) Administrator
10 6 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.60%) Consultant
11 5 (2.60%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.77%) .NET
2 5 (2.60%) Web Services
3 4 (2.08%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.56%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) JMS
5 1 (0.52%) SAML
5 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.52%) Ajax
5 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.52%) J2EE
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) JSP
5 1 (0.52%) Struts
5 1 (0.52%) JPA
5 1 (0.52%) OAuth
5 1 (0.52%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.25%) HP StoreVirtual
3 11 (5.73%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.65%) DTV
6 6 (3.13%) iPad
7 4 (2.08%) PKI
8 3 (1.56%) iPhone
8 3 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.04%) Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.52%) Informatics
10 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.52%) Life Science
10 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 167 (86.98%) Windows
2 62 (32.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 25 (13.02%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.29%) Linux
8 13 (6.77%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.73%) Android
10 10 (5.21%) Apple iOS
10 10 (5.21%) Mac OS X
11 8 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (3.13%) UNIX
13 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.04%) AIX
14 2 (1.04%) Solaris
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.52%) CentOS
15 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.60%) ITIL
2 24 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 15 (7.81%) PRINCE2
4 13 (6.77%) Information Security
5 10 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (4.69%) Release Management
6 9 (4.69%) Open Source
7 8 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.65%) Service Management
8 7 (3.65%) CRM
8 7 (3.65%) Programme Management
8 7 (3.65%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (3.13%) ERP
9 6 (3.13%) Line Management
9 6 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.60%) Test Management
10 5 (2.60%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.63%) SQL
2 24 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.77%) Python
4 12 (6.25%) Java
5 9 (4.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.60%) Ruby
6 5 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.56%) Perl
7 3 (1.56%) Lua
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) C#
8 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
8 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (13.54%) CCNA
4 23 (11.98%) Degree
5 20 (10.42%) MCSE
5 20 (10.42%) CCNP
6 17 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (4.69%) HND
8 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.60%) ISEB
8 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.08%) MCITP
9 4 (2.08%) CCA
9 4 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.04%) MCTS
11 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.04%) CISSP
11 2 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.90%) SLA
2 8 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 53 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (19.27%) XenApp
3 24 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.46%) vSphere
5 11 (5.73%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.65%) ISA Server
6 7 (3.65%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.60%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.08%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.56%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.52%) GPFS
11 1 (0.52%) XenServer
11 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (20.31%) SCCM
2 27 (14.06%) SCOM
3 12 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 9 (4.69%) Nagios
5 7 (3.65%) WSUS
6 6 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.60%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.60%) Puppet
7 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.52%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.52%) Netcool
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 133 (69.27%) Microsoft
2 88 (45.83%) VMware
3 66 (34.38%) Citrix
4 47 (24.48%) Cisco
5 15 (7.81%) HP
6 12 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.69%) Symantec
7 9 (4.69%) Brocade
8 8 (4.17%) Perforce
8 8 (4.17%) NetApp
8 8 (4.17%) Splunk
9 7 (3.65%) SAP
10 6 (3.13%) Oracle
10 6 (3.13%) Veritas
11 5 (2.60%) Avaya
11 5 (2.60%) Hyland
11 5 (2.60%) F5
12 3 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.56%) McAfee
12 3 (1.56%) Juniper
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Posted: Yesterday
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