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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 50 64 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 154 96 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.13% 3.10% 6.93%
As % of the System Software category 49.84% 49.23% 61.45%
Number of salaries quoted 92 57 129
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
309 195 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.28% 6.30% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 180 118 204
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +20 67 £29,000 -17.14% 10
Glasgow +7 55 £28,500 -24.00% 10
Aberdeen +4 7 £27,500 -26.66% 2
West Lothian +14 4 £36,000 - 1
Stirling - 4 £70,250 -
Highlands +1 2 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £35,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
Argyll and Bute +4 1 £53,000 -
Fife +2 1 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Midlothian - 1 £21,500 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 249 (85.57%) Windows
2 156 (53.61%) Microsoft
3 109 (37.46%) MS Excel
4 102 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (31.96%) ITIL
6 91 (31.27%) MS Exchange
7 87 (29.90%) VMware
8 77 (26.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 73 (25.09%) Finance
10 70 (24.05%) Citrix
11 65 (22.34%) DNS
12 63 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 62 (21.31%) Windows 7
14 61 (20.96%) MCSE
15 59 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 58 (19.93%) MS Office
17 46 (15.81%) SAN
17 46 (15.81%) MCITP
18 38 (13.06%) Lotus
19 37 (12.71%) SQL Server
19 37 (12.71%) Cisco
19 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (12.37%) Lync
21 32 (11.00%) IIS
21 32 (11.00%) DHCP
21 32 (11.00%) Firewall
21 32 (11.00%) Hyper-V
22 30 (10.31%) Linux
22 30 (10.31%) Windows XP
22 30 (10.31%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 91 (31.27%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.37%) Lync
3 32 (11.00%) IIS
4 26 (8.93%) IBM Notes
4 26 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (8.25%) WorkSite
6 23 (7.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (5.84%) SharePoint
9 12 (4.12%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.37%) Apache
14 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.34%) SAS
16 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 109 (37.46%) MS Excel
2 58 (19.93%) MS Office
3 23 (7.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) GIMP
4 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.19%) Office 365
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) IaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Taleo
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (22.34%) DNS
2 46 (15.81%) SAN
3 32 (11.00%) DHCP
3 32 (11.00%) Firewall
4 24 (8.25%) VPN
4 24 (8.25%) LAN
5 21 (7.22%) WAN
5 21 (7.22%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.84%) VoIP
7 14 (4.81%) iSCSI
8 13 (4.47%) Unified Communications
9 12 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (3.09%) NAS
10 9 (3.09%) Wireless
11 8 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.75%) LDAP
12 6 (2.06%) SMTP
12 6 (2.06%) Internet
12 6 (2.06%) VLAN
13 5 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.03%) MySQL
5 2 (0.69%) MS Access
5 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) QlikView
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Ant
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (25.09%) Finance
2 27 (9.28%) Law
2 27 (9.28%) Legal
3 18 (6.19%) Banking
4 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.06%) Advertising
6 5 (1.72%) Games
6 5 (1.72%) Back Office
7 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.37%) Publishing
7 4 (1.37%) Marketing
8 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 94 (32.30%) Analyst
2 56 (19.24%) Support Analyst
3 39 (13.40%) Service Analyst
4 36 (12.37%) Service Desk Analyst
5 34 (11.68%) Consultant
6 26 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (8.93%) IT Support
7 25 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 21 (7.22%) Desktop Support
10 20 (6.87%) Support Engineer
11 16 (5.50%) Administrator
12 15 (5.15%) Server Support
13 14 (4.81%) Technical Support
14 13 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (4.12%) Communications Engineer
15 12 (4.12%) Microsoft Consultant
15 12 (4.12%) 3rd Line Server Support
16 11 (3.78%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.44%) .NET
2 7 (2.41%) HTML
3 6 (2.06%) COM
4 5 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.03%) CSS
5 3 (1.03%) XML
5 3 (1.03%) WAP
5 3 (1.03%) JSON
6 2 (0.69%) jQuery
6 2 (0.69%) JPA
6 2 (0.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.69%) Ajax
6 2 (0.69%) HTML5
6 2 (0.69%) JMS
6 2 (0.69%) PostGIS
6 2 (0.69%) Struts
6 2 (0.69%) Web Services
6 2 (0.69%) JSP
6 2 (0.69%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.97%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.84%) Clustering
4 7 (2.41%) iPad
5 6 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.72%) iPhone
7 4 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.69%) DTV
9 2 (0.69%) GIS
9 2 (0.69%) PKI
9 2 (0.69%) PDA
10 1 (0.34%) Animation
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) Firmware
10 1 (0.34%) Open Source
10 1 (0.34%) AS400
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 249 (85.57%) Windows
2 102 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (21.31%) Windows 7
4 59 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (10.31%) Linux
6 30 (10.31%) Windows XP
7 15 (5.15%) UNIX
8 7 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.72%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.37%) CentOS
12 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.03%) AIX
12 3 (1.03%) Solaris
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.96%) ITIL
2 26 (8.93%) Service Delivery
3 22 (7.56%) Asset Management
4 19 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (5.84%) Incident Management
6 13 (4.47%) PRINCE2
7 12 (4.12%) MOF
7 12 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (3.78%) Project Management
9 10 (3.44%) Business Continuity
10 9 (3.09%) Migration
10 9 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.41%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (2.41%) Workflow
11 7 (2.41%) Change Management
12 6 (2.06%) CRM
12 6 (2.06%) Performance Management
13 5 (1.72%) Problem Management
13 5 (1.72%) Change Control
13 5 (1.72%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.62%) SQL
2 19 (6.53%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.75%) VB
4 7 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.06%) C#
5 6 (2.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.06%) Perl
6 5 (1.72%) VBScript
7 4 (1.37%) Python
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby
8 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.69%) Java
9 1 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.34%) RPG
9 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (26.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (20.96%) MCSE
3 46 (15.81%) MCITP
4 14 (4.81%) Degree
4 14 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (3.78%) CCA
7 10 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.09%) MCSA
8 9 (3.09%) CCNA
8 9 (3.09%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.37%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.03%) MCP
12 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.34%) CISM
13 1 (0.34%) MCDST
13 1 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.31%) SLA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (11.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (6.19%) vSphere
4 17 (5.84%) XenApp
5 10 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.75%) XenServer
6 8 (2.75%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.06%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.03%) NFS
10 2 (0.69%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.34%) Samba
11 1 (0.34%) Xen
11 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (9.62%) SCCM
2 22 (7.56%) SCOM
3 4 (1.37%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.37%) WSUS
3 4 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 156 (53.61%) Microsoft
2 87 (29.90%) VMware
3 70 (24.05%) Citrix
4 38 (13.06%) Lotus
5 37 (12.71%) Cisco
6 20 (6.87%) Interwoven
7 15 (5.15%) HP
8 12 (4.12%) Oracle
9 9 (3.09%) Intel
10 7 (2.41%) Apple
11 6 (2.06%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.06%) Symantec
11 6 (2.06%) Dell
12 5 (1.72%) Juniper
12 5 (1.72%) CommVault
12 5 (1.72%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.37%) IronPort
13 4 (1.37%) AppSense
13 4 (1.37%) Sage
14 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
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