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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.55% 3.03% 12.30%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 10
Average salary £36,000 £27,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% -34.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £27,500 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
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
6 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.32% 6.06% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 15
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram 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 1 September 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
Linlithgow - 2 £38,500 -
Livingston +11 1 £35,000 -
Active Directory
Scotland

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware