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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 120 146 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.76% 4.41% 5.45%
As % of the System Software category 48.58% 49.49% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 80 94 99
Median salary £38,670 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.57% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,253 £50,300
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
247 295 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.80% 8.91% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 171 189 197
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £23,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +28 51 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Edinburgh -5 41 £40,000 +14.28% 6
West Lothian +8 11 £23,750 - 2
Renfrewshire -2 6 £33,500 - 2
Stirling +7 2 £50,000 +25.00%
West Dunbartonshire +5 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Scottish Borders -1 1 £30,000 -
Aberdeen -4 1 £49,000 +130.58%
Fife -5 1 £31,500 +18.86%
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £40,000 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 207 (87.34%) Windows
2 130 (54.85%) Windows Server
3 115 (48.52%) Microsoft
4 100 (42.19%) VMware
5 80 (33.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 80 (33.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (33.76%) Hyper-V
6 77 (32.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (27.85%) MS Exchange
8 63 (26.58%) DNS
9 60 (25.32%) Firewall
10 53 (22.36%) SQL Server
10 53 (22.36%) SCCM
11 50 (21.10%) SQL
12 47 (19.83%) ITIL
12 47 (19.83%) MS Excel
13 46 (19.41%) DHCP
14 45 (18.99%) Cisco
14 45 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 44 (18.57%) SLA
16 41 (17.30%) WAN
17 40 (16.88%) LAN
17 40 (16.88%) Office 365
18 39 (16.46%) SAN
19 37 (15.61%) Citrix
20 35 (14.77%) PowerShell
21 34 (14.35%) SCOM
22 32 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
23 29 (12.24%) Linux
24 28 (11.81%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (27.85%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.28%) Skype for Business
3 21 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (8.44%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.95%) IIS
7 7 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.11%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.27%) CMS
10 3 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.27%) nginx
10 3 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.88%) Office 365
2 32 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.58%) DNS
2 60 (25.32%) Firewall
3 46 (19.41%) DHCP
4 41 (17.30%) WAN
5 40 (16.88%) LAN
6 39 (16.46%) SAN
7 28 (11.81%) TCP/IP
8 22 (9.28%) VPN
9 17 (7.17%) VoIP
10 16 (6.75%) Skype
11 13 (5.49%) NAS
12 12 (5.06%) LDAP
13 10 (4.22%) Wireless
14 8 (3.38%) MPLS
15 4 (1.69%) VLAN
16 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
16 3 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
17 2 (0.84%) IP Telephony
17 2 (0.84%) Network Security
17 2 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.27%) Informix
5 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Bugzilla
1 5 (2.11%) FogBugz
1 5 (2.11%) JIRA
1 5 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (10.55%) Finance
2 8 (3.38%) Back Office
3 6 (2.53%) Publishing
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.84%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (22.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (21.94%) Analyst
3 25 (10.55%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.13%) Administrator
5 23 (9.70%) Support Analyst
6 20 (8.44%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 17 (7.17%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (5.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.64%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.22%) IT Support
12 10 (4.22%) Security Engineer
13 9 (3.80%) Architect
13 9 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
14 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Support
15 7 (2.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.95%) HTML
2 4 (1.69%) .NET
2 4 (1.69%) Web Services
3 3 (1.27%) LAMP
4 2 (0.84%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) HTML5
5 1 (0.42%) jQuery
5 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.95%) Clustering
2 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (2.53%) Driving Licence
3 6 (2.53%) EMC VNX
4 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.84%) Informatics
6 2 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.42%) AS400
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.42%) Statistics
7 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 207 (87.34%) Windows
2 130 (54.85%) Windows Server
3 80 (33.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (32.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (12.24%) Linux
7 25 (10.55%) Windows 7
7 25 (10.55%) Windows XP
8 16 (6.75%) Windows 8
9 15 (6.33%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.80%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.80%) Windows Vista
11 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.53%) Unix
12 6 (2.53%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (2.11%) Android
13 5 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.11%) Solaris
14 4 (1.69%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.83%) ITIL
2 16 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (6.75%) Service Delivery
3 15 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (6.33%) Load Balancing
4 12 (5.06%) DevOps
5 11 (4.64%) Project Management
5 11 (4.64%) Security Operations
6 10 (4.22%) Migration
7 9 (3.80%) ITIL V3
7 9 (3.80%) Network Design
8 8 (3.38%) Business Continuity
8 8 (3.38%) Change Control
8 8 (3.38%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (2.95%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (2.95%) Service Management
10 6 (2.53%) Anomaly Detection
10 6 (2.53%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (2.53%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.10%) SQL
2 35 (14.77%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.06%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.06%) Python
3 12 (5.06%) VBScript
4 9 (3.80%) C#
5 8 (3.38%) Perl
6 7 (2.95%) Java
7 5 (2.11%) Ruby
8 2 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (7.17%) MCSE
3 14 (5.91%) CCNA
4 12 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.95%) Degree
5 7 (2.95%) MCITP
6 6 (2.53%) CCNP
6 6 (2.53%) MCSA
7 5 (2.11%) ISEB
7 5 (2.11%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.69%) CISSP
8 4 (1.69%) HND
8 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.69%) MCP
9 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.42%) CEH
10 1 (0.42%) GCIH
10 1 (0.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (18.57%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) QA
3 3 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (33.76%) Hyper-V
1 80 (33.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.75%) XenApp
3 12 (5.06%) vSphere
4 10 (4.22%) BitLocker
5 5 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.27%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.27%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.27%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) UAG
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (22.36%) SCCM
2 34 (14.35%) SCOM
3 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (2.53%) WSUS
5 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.69%) Puppet
5 4 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.42%) Iperf
8 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.42%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.42%) SCSM
8 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 115 (48.52%) Microsoft
2 100 (42.19%) VMware
3 45 (18.99%) Cisco
4 37 (15.61%) Citrix
5 16 (6.75%) EMC
5 16 (6.75%) Oracle
6 12 (5.06%) HP
7 6 (2.53%) Apple
7 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.53%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.11%) Avaya
8 5 (2.11%) Dell
8 5 (2.11%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.11%) Lotus
8 5 (2.11%) Symantec
9 4 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.69%) Sophos
10 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.27%) Meraki
10 3 (1.27%) Remedy
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