The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.41% 2.60% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 30.00% 66.67% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

System Software Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.71% 3.90% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £70,000 £18,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+288.88% -65.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in West Lothian

Active Directory
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Livingston +3 3 £26,000 +44.44%
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware