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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.67% 3.45% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £22,500 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.00% 6.90% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £28,750 £65,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.76% +170.83%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware