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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 57 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 110 145 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.51% 3.68% 5.29%
As % of the System Software category 50.93% 46.77% 60.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75 98 89
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
216 310 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.89% 7.86% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 126 207 154
Average salary £36,878 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +24 48 £29,500 -20.04% 12
Glasgow +7 39 £27,500 -16.03% 4
Stirling -3 5 £33,000 -37.14%
West Lothian 0 4 £26,000 -1.88% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £29,500 +14.56%
South Lanarkshire +1 2 £39,000 -2.50%
Falkirk - 2 £28,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Fife +3 1 - - 1
Aberdeen +2 1 £35,000 +15.70% 2
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 218 (86.85%) Windows
2 164 (65.34%) Microsoft
3 115 (45.82%) MS Exchange
4 106 (42.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (41.43%) VMware
6 77 (30.68%) MS Excel
7 76 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (30.28%) Windows 7
8 74 (29.48%) Citrix
8 74 (29.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 73 (29.08%) DNS
9 73 (29.08%) ITIL
10 60 (23.90%) Cisco
11 56 (22.31%) Finance
12 55 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 50 (19.92%) MS Office
13 50 (19.92%) DHCP
14 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 44 (17.53%) Windows XP
16 43 (17.13%) WAN
16 43 (17.13%) SAN
17 42 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2010
18 41 (16.33%) SCCM
18 41 (16.33%) LAN
18 41 (16.33%) Firewall
19 36 (14.34%) MCSE
20 35 (13.94%) Blackberry
20 35 (13.94%) Degree
21 33 (13.15%) SCOM
22 32 (12.75%) XenApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 115 (45.82%) MS Exchange
2 42 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (11.95%) SharePoint
4 29 (11.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 26 (10.36%) IIS
6 24 (9.56%) Lync
7 23 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.79%) WorkSite
11 6 (2.39%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.20%) Apache
12 3 (1.20%) nginx
12 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.80%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 77 (30.68%) MS Excel
2 50 (19.92%) MS Office
3 5 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) MS Project
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.59%) Office 365
2 6 (2.39%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (29.08%) DNS
2 50 (19.92%) DHCP
3 43 (17.13%) SAN
3 43 (17.13%) WAN
4 41 (16.33%) LAN
4 41 (16.33%) Firewall
5 25 (9.96%) VPN
6 23 (9.16%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (3.59%) VoIP
9 8 (3.19%) Internet
9 8 (3.19%) NAS
10 7 (2.79%) IP Telephony
10 7 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (2.39%) VLAN
12 5 (1.99%) Wireless
12 5 (1.99%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.99%) IPv4
13 3 (1.20%) SMTP
13 3 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.80%) IDOL
5 1 (0.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MSI
1 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.40%) Subversion
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 56 (22.31%) Finance
2 24 (9.56%) Back Office
3 20 (7.97%) Banking
4 13 (5.18%) Retail
5 9 (3.59%) Law
6 7 (2.79%) Publishing
7 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.99%) Advertising
9 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.20%) Legal
10 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (26.69%) Analyst
2 39 (15.54%) IT Support
3 38 (15.14%) Support Analyst
4 23 (9.16%) IT Support Analyst
5 22 (8.76%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (7.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.58%) Administrator
7 14 (5.58%) Team Leader
8 13 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.38%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.38%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (3.98%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (3.19%) Technical Specialist
13 7 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.79%) Consultant
13 7 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.39%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.79%) .NET
1 7 (2.79%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.99%) Web Services
3 4 (1.59%) Middleware
4 3 (1.20%) XML
5 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) JSP
6 1 (0.40%) Struts
6 1 (0.40%) J2EE
6 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.40%) Ajax
6 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.40%) JMS
6 1 (0.40%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.94%) Blackberry
2 22 (8.76%) Clustering
3 14 (5.58%) Client/Server
4 13 (5.18%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.79%) iPhone
8 6 (2.39%) PKI
9 5 (1.99%) Replication
10 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.20%) iPad
11 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.80%) Kindle
12 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 218 (86.85%) Windows
2 106 (42.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (30.28%) Windows 7
4 74 (29.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (17.53%) Windows XP
7 26 (10.36%) Linux
8 18 (7.17%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.78%) Mac OS X
10 11 (4.38%) UNIX
11 10 (3.98%) Android
12 8 (3.19%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.79%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.39%) Solaris
14 6 (2.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (2.39%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.39%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.99%) AIX
16 3 (1.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.08%) ITIL
2 27 (10.76%) Mentoring
3 24 (9.56%) Service Delivery
4 15 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (5.98%) Migration
5 13 (5.18%) Service Management
6 11 (4.38%) Coaching
7 9 (3.59%) Time Management
8 8 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (3.19%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.19%) Information Security
9 7 (2.79%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.79%) CRM
9 7 (2.79%) Change Management
9 7 (2.79%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (2.39%) Data Migration
10 6 (2.39%) Line Management
10 6 (2.39%) Project Management
11 5 (1.99%) Identity Management
12 4 (1.59%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.76%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.17%) SQL
3 8 (3.19%) VBScript
4 6 (2.39%) Java
5 3 (1.20%) PHP
5 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 2 (0.80%) Python
6 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) Ruby
7 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (14.34%) MCSE
3 35 (13.94%) Degree
4 18 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.77%) MCP
6 12 (4.78%) MCITP
7 11 (4.38%) CCNA
8 10 (3.98%) MCSA
8 10 (3.98%) CCNP
9 9 (3.59%) HND
9 9 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.39%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.59%) CCA
12 4 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.80%) MCDST
15 1 (0.40%) GCIH
15 1 (0.40%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (12.75%) XenApp
3 29 (11.55%) vSphere
4 27 (10.76%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.98%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (2.79%) MetaFrame
8 6 (2.39%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.99%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.99%) NFS
9 5 (1.99%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.59%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.40%) Samba
11 1 (0.40%) Firmware
11 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (16.33%) SCCM
2 33 (13.15%) SCOM
3 7 (2.79%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.39%) Nagios
5 5 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.59%) Puppet
6 4 (1.59%) WSUS
7 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 164 (65.34%) Microsoft
2 104 (41.43%) VMware
3 74 (29.48%) Citrix
4 60 (23.90%) Cisco
5 28 (11.16%) HP
6 10 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.59%) Lotus
7 9 (3.59%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.59%) Altiris
8 8 (3.19%) Avaya
9 7 (2.79%) F5
10 5 (1.99%) Splunk
10 5 (1.99%) Compaq
10 5 (1.99%) Mitel
10 5 (1.99%) Symantec
11 4 (1.59%) Hyland
11 4 (1.59%) EMC
11 4 (1.59%) Veeam
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle
12 3 (1.20%) SonicWALL
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