The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scottish Borders region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank - 2 6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 33.33% 23.08%
As % of the System Software category - 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £22,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 33.33% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £22,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Scottish Borders region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Scottish Borders region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

Active Directory
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware