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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 52 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 139 148 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.47% 4.54% 4.82%
As % of the System Software category 51.67% 56.70% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 80 100
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
269 261 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.65% 8.01% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 165 150 216
Average salary £40,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 68 £30,000 -13.04% 11
Glasgow -12 35 £40,000 - 7
Aberdeen +7 15 £37,000 +48.00% 2
Fife +9 7 £24,000 -3.62% 1
Moray 0 4 - - 2
Stirling -12 4 £52,500 +36.36%
Highlands +3 3 - -
West Lothian +1 1 - - 4
East Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 254 (85.23%) Windows
2 191 (64.09%) Microsoft
3 118 (39.60%) VMware
3 118 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (37.58%) MS Exchange
5 109 (36.58%) MS Excel
6 101 (33.89%) DNS
7 88 (29.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 82 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (27.18%) ITIL
10 76 (25.50%) Windows 7
11 73 (24.50%) Citrix
12 69 (23.15%) Finance
13 67 (22.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 62 (20.81%) MS Office
15 60 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (17.11%) DHCP
17 50 (16.78%) WAN
18 47 (15.77%) MCSE
18 47 (15.77%) Cisco
18 47 (15.77%) Hyper-V
19 46 (15.44%) LAN
20 45 (15.10%) Windows XP
21 44 (14.77%) Linux
21 44 (14.77%) SAN
21 44 (14.77%) Firewall
22 42 (14.09%) PowerShell
23 40 (13.42%) HP
23 40 (13.42%) SQL Server
24 39 (13.09%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 112 (37.58%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (11.07%) IIS
4 29 (9.73%) Lync
5 26 (8.72%) WorkSite
6 25 (8.39%) SharePoint
7 19 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (4.36%) IBM Notes
11 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (2.35%) Lotus Domino
13 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (1.68%) Apache
15 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.34%) nginx
16 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 109 (36.58%) MS Excel
2 62 (20.81%) MS Office
3 18 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.70%) Office 365
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.34%) IaaS
4 2 (0.67%) Taleo
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (33.89%) DNS
2 51 (17.11%) DHCP
3 50 (16.78%) WAN
4 46 (15.44%) LAN
5 44 (14.77%) SAN
5 44 (14.77%) Firewall
6 31 (10.40%) TCP/IP
7 21 (7.05%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (6.38%) VPN
9 15 (5.03%) IP Telephony
10 14 (4.70%) LDAP
10 14 (4.70%) VoIP
11 10 (3.36%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (3.02%) VLAN
12 9 (3.02%) SSL
13 8 (2.68%) Internet
14 5 (1.68%) IPv4
14 5 (1.68%) SMTP
14 5 (1.68%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.34%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.01%) IDOL
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) QlikView
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.01%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.01%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 69 (23.15%) Finance
2 30 (10.07%) Banking
3 27 (9.06%) Law
4 24 (8.05%) Back Office
5 22 (7.38%) Legal
6 13 (4.36%) Retail
7 9 (3.02%) Advertising
8 8 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (31.54%) Analyst
2 51 (17.11%) Support Analyst
3 37 (12.42%) IT Support
4 30 (10.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (8.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 24 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (8.05%) Support Engineer
7 22 (7.38%) Service Analyst
7 22 (7.38%) Consultant
8 21 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (7.05%) Administrator
9 20 (6.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (6.71%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (4.70%) Desktop Support
11 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.36%) Wintel Specialist
13 10 (3.36%) Server Technician
13 10 (3.36%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.02%) .NET
2 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.01%) HTML
3 5 (1.68%) CSS
3 5 (1.68%) Web Services
3 5 (1.68%) XML
4 4 (1.34%) Middleware
4 4 (1.34%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.34%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.01%) jQuery
5 3 (1.01%) Ajax
5 3 (1.01%) JSP
5 3 (1.01%) XSD
5 3 (1.01%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.34%) XSL
6 1 (0.34%) WAP
6 1 (0.34%) SVG
6 1 (0.34%) SOAP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.07%) Blackberry
3 26 (8.72%) Clustering
4 16 (5.37%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.03%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.68%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.68%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.68%) iPhone
7 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.34%) PKI
8 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.67%) Replication
10 2 (0.67%) iPad
11 1 (0.34%) DataPower
11 1 (0.34%) DTV
11 1 (0.34%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 254 (85.23%) Windows
2 118 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (27.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (25.50%) Windows 7
5 60 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (15.10%) Windows XP
7 44 (14.77%) Linux
8 22 (7.38%) UNIX
9 16 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.03%) Ubuntu
11 11 (3.69%) Solaris
12 9 (3.02%) Mac OS X
12 9 (3.02%) Windows Phone
13 8 (2.68%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.01%) Fedora
15 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.34%) AIX
16 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.18%) ITIL
2 39 (13.09%) Service Delivery
3 26 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (6.71%) Project Management
5 18 (6.04%) Mentoring
6 12 (4.03%) Coaching
6 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (3.69%) Service Management
7 11 (3.69%) Change Management
7 11 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (3.69%) Migration
8 10 (3.36%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.36%) ERP
8 10 (3.36%) CRM
9 9 (3.02%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.02%) Information Security
10 8 (2.68%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.68%) Line Management
11 7 (2.35%) Time Management
12 5 (1.68%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.09%) PowerShell
2 19 (6.38%) SQL
3 12 (4.03%) VBScript
4 6 (2.01%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.68%) C#
5 5 (1.68%) VB
5 5 (1.68%) PHP
6 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.01%) Perl
8 2 (0.67%) C
8 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (22.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (15.77%) MCSE
3 37 (12.42%) Degree
4 20 (6.71%) MCITP
5 16 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.36%) MCSA
6 13 (4.36%) CCNA
7 12 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (4.03%) MCP
7 12 (4.03%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.69%) CCA
8 11 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.35%) HND
10 6 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.01%) CCNP
11 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.67%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.34%) CISM
13 1 (0.34%) MCDST
13 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 88 (29.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (15.77%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.38%) XenApp
3 22 (7.38%) vSphere
4 11 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.36%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.01%) NFS
8 5 (1.68%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.34%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.01%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.67%) Novell eDirectory
11 2 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.34%) Xen
12 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (9.06%) SCOM
2 26 (8.72%) SCCM
3 6 (2.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.34%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.01%) Nagios
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.67%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.67%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 191 (64.09%) Microsoft
2 118 (39.60%) VMware
3 73 (24.50%) Citrix
4 47 (15.77%) Cisco
5 40 (13.42%) HP
6 22 (7.38%) Red Hat
7 20 (6.71%) Lotus
8 16 (5.37%) Oracle
9 13 (4.36%) Interwoven
10 11 (3.69%) Symantec
11 8 (2.68%) EMC
12 6 (2.01%) CommVault
12 6 (2.01%) Sun
13 5 (1.68%) Compaq
14 4 (1.34%) Dell
14 4 (1.34%) IBM
14 4 (1.34%) Intel
14 4 (1.34%) Sage
14 4 (1.34%) Sophos
15 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
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