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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 57 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 116 164 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.93% 5.33% 4.63%
As % of the System Software category 50.66% 60.52% 61.51%
Number of salaries quoted 74 94 100
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
229 271 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.75% 8.81% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 148 161 165
Average salary £41,750 £36,878 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.21% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Glasgow +5 71 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Edinburgh -40 22 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Falkirk - 4 £29,500 -
Inverclyde - 3 £24,000 -
Aberdeen +9 2 - -
Fife -1 2 £37,500 +61.29% 1
North Lanarkshire -3 2 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £27,000 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £46,000 - 2
West Lothian +6 1 £22,500 -
Moray +4 1 - -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 196 (84.85%) Windows
2 152 (65.80%) Microsoft
3 115 (49.78%) VMware
4 108 (46.75%) Windows Server
5 104 (45.02%) DNS
6 91 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 90 (38.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 89 (38.53%) SQL Server
9 83 (35.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 80 (34.63%) DHCP
11 76 (32.90%) MS Exchange
12 72 (31.17%) SQL
13 71 (30.74%) ITIL
14 58 (25.11%) MS Excel
14 58 (25.11%) Firewall
15 55 (23.81%) SAN
16 54 (23.38%) Citrix
17 53 (22.94%) SCCM
18 49 (21.21%) Hyper-V
19 44 (19.05%) SLA
20 43 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
21 42 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
22 41 (17.75%) Cisco
22 41 (17.75%) SCOM
22 41 (17.75%) Microsoft Azure
23 40 (17.32%) Finance
24 36 (15.58%) PowerShell
25 33 (14.29%) Dell
25 33 (14.29%) LAN
25 33 (14.29%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 76 (32.90%) MS Exchange
2 33 (14.29%) IIS
3 29 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.19%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.33%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.16%) Apache
8 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.30%) Drupal
10 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.30%) JBoss
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 58 (25.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (4.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (13.85%) Office 365
3 3 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 104 (45.02%) DNS
2 80 (34.63%) DHCP
3 58 (25.11%) Firewall
4 55 (23.81%) SAN
5 33 (14.29%) LAN
5 33 (14.29%) WAN
6 22 (9.52%) VoIP
7 15 (6.49%) VPN
8 11 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 11 (4.76%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.46%) ADSL
9 8 (3.46%) NAS
9 8 (3.46%) SSL
10 7 (3.03%) LLU
11 5 (2.16%) LDAP
12 4 (1.73%) Internet
12 4 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.73%) Wireless
13 3 (1.30%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.16%) MySQL
7 4 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.30%) Big Data
8 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.43%) QlikView
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.30%) Hudson
2 3 (1.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.30%) Trac
3 2 (0.87%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.43%) MSI
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (17.32%) Finance
2 15 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.19%) Back Office
4 11 (4.76%) Marketing
4 11 (4.76%) Retail
4 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.33%) Banking
5 10 (4.33%) Electronics
6 9 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.16%) Games
8 4 (1.73%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (21.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (15.15%) Analyst
3 32 (13.85%) IT Engineer
4 27 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 23 (9.96%) IT Support
6 20 (8.66%) Administrator
7 17 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
8 16 (6.93%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.93%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.49%) Consultant
10 14 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.63%) Service Analyst
11 13 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (5.19%) DBA
13 11 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (4.76%) SQL DBA
13 11 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
14 10 (4.33%) IT Analyst
14 10 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (4.33%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.90%) COM
2 5 (2.16%) Web Services
3 4 (1.73%) .NET
4 3 (1.30%) LAMP
4 3 (1.30%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.30%) XML
5 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.87%) REST
5 2 (0.87%) SOAP
5 2 (0.87%) WCF
6 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.43%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.39%) Clustering
3 18 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.60%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.16%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.16%) Replication
5 5 (2.16%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.73%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.30%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.30%) Health Informatics
7 3 (1.30%) Informatics
7 3 (1.30%) Life Science
7 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.30%) PKI
7 3 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) iPhone
8 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 196 (84.85%) Windows
2 108 (46.75%) Windows Server
3 90 (38.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (35.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (12.99%) Windows 7
7 28 (12.12%) Linux
8 20 (8.66%) Windows 8
9 19 (8.23%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.60%) Unix
12 5 (2.16%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.30%) CentOS
13 3 (1.30%) Solaris
14 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.74%) ITIL
2 22 (9.52%) Business Continuity
2 22 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
2 22 (9.52%) Project Management
3 16 (6.93%) Load Balancing
4 15 (6.49%) Change Control
5 14 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (6.06%) Line Management
6 13 (5.63%) Mentoring
6 13 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (5.19%) Matrix Management
7 12 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.76%) Migration
8 11 (4.76%) Service Management
9 10 (4.33%) CRM
9 10 (4.33%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (4.33%) High Availability
9 10 (4.33%) Programme Management
10 9 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.17%) SQL
2 36 (15.58%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.49%) T-SQL
4 13 (5.63%) VBScript
5 6 (2.60%) C#
6 5 (2.16%) Java
6 5 (2.16%) Perl
7 4 (1.73%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.87%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.55%) MCSE
3 20 (8.66%) Degree
4 15 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.06%) CCNA
6 13 (5.63%) MCITP
7 10 (4.33%) MCP
8 7 (3.03%) MCSA
9 6 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.73%) RHCE
10 4 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.30%) CCNP
11 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.43%) CISSP
13 1 (0.43%) EMCIE
13 1 (0.43%) MCDST
13 1 (0.43%) MCTS
13 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.05%) SLA
2 18 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 91 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 26 (11.26%) vSphere
4 17 (7.36%) XenApp
5 11 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (3.03%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.30%) GPFS
11 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.43%) Docker
12 1 (0.43%) Firmware
12 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 53 (22.94%) SCCM
2 41 (17.75%) SCOM
3 13 (5.63%) Puppet
4 8 (3.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.16%) Nagios
5 5 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.73%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.30%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.30%) WSUS
8 2 (0.87%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (0.87%) Cacti
8 2 (0.87%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.87%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.87%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 152 (65.80%) Microsoft
2 115 (49.78%) VMware
3 54 (23.38%) Citrix
4 41 (17.75%) Cisco
5 33 (14.29%) Dell
6 24 (10.39%) HP
7 18 (7.79%) Symantec
8 16 (6.93%) EMC
8 16 (6.93%) IBM
9 15 (6.49%) Kaspersky
9 15 (6.49%) Siemens
9 15 (6.49%) WatchGuard
10 12 (5.19%) Oracle
11 10 (4.33%) SAP
12 9 (3.90%) Juniper
13 6 (2.60%) Avaya
13 6 (2.60%) Varonis
14 5 (2.16%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.73%) Brocade
15 4 (1.73%) CA
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