The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 46 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.08% 4.24% 3.62%
As % of the System Software category 58.33% 50.00% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 37
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,400 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £66,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 108 102 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.72% 8.47% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 64 59 57
Median salary £44,000 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 52 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 42 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 40 (43.96%) VMware
6 36 (39.56%) ITIL
7 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
9 28 (30.77%) Office 365
10 26 (28.57%) SCCM
11 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (27.47%) Finance
11 25 (27.47%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (24.18%) SAN
13 22 (24.18%) SQL
14 21 (23.08%) Linux
15 20 (21.98%) DNS
15 20 (21.98%) Cisco
15 20 (21.98%) Puppet
16 19 (20.88%) Citrix
16 19 (20.88%) LAN
16 19 (20.88%) DHCP
17 18 (19.78%) WAN
17 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
17 18 (19.78%) Skype for Business
17 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
18 17 (18.68%) Data Centre

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (19.78%) Skype for Business
4 15 (16.48%) IIS
5 7 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (6.59%) Apache
6 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.40%) JBoss
9 3 (3.30%) FileNet
10 2 (2.20%) Confluence
10 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.10%) CMS
11 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.30%) iTrent
1 3 (3.30%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.77%) Office 365
2 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.10%) IaaS
8 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.18%) SAN
2 20 (21.98%) DNS
3 19 (20.88%) DHCP
3 19 (20.88%) LAN
4 18 (19.78%) WAN
5 11 (12.09%) Skype
6 8 (8.79%) NAS
7 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.49%) Firewall
8 5 (5.49%) VPN
9 4 (4.40%) Internet
9 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.30%) VoIP
10 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.20%) WLAN
12 1 (1.10%) FTP
12 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.40%) GCC
3 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) Maven
3 4 (4.40%) MSI
3 4 (4.40%) NuGet
3 4 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Back Office
3 2 (2.20%) Games
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) German Language
4 1 (1.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) IT Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) IT Support
7 7 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (5.49%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) .NET
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) LAMP
5 1 (1.10%) Middleware
5 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) Replication
3 10 (10.99%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.69%) Clustering
5 5 (5.49%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.49%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.49%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.30%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.30%) IVR
7 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.10%) Tandem
8 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 52 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (23.08%) Linux
6 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.89%) Ubuntu
6 9 (9.89%) Unix
6 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.69%) AIX
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (13.19%) High Availability
3 12 (13.19%) ITIL V3
3 12 (13.19%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
4 10 (10.99%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (8.79%) Change Management
5 8 (8.79%) DevOps
5 8 (8.79%) IT Strategy
6 7 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 7 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 7 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
7 6 (6.59%) Investment Management
7 6 (6.59%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.49%) Line Management
8 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 22 (24.18%) SQL
3 13 (14.29%) Python
4 11 (12.09%) Perl
5 9 (9.89%) PHP
6 8 (8.79%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.79%) C
7 6 (6.59%) Java
8 5 (5.49%) VBScript
9 2 (2.20%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.89%) MCP
2 9 (9.89%) MCSE
3 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) CCNA
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.40%) MCSA
5 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.30%) HND
7 2 (2.20%) CCNP
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.20%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.10%) MBA
8 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.58%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (13.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (12.09%) XenApp
5 11 (12.09%) XenDesktop
6 10 (10.99%) vSphere
7 7 (7.69%) RHEV
8 3 (3.30%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.30%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.20%) Firmware
9 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.10%) KVM
10 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (28.57%) SCCM
2 25 (27.47%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (21.98%) Puppet
4 14 (15.38%) SCOM
5 11 (12.09%) Ansible
6 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (9.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (7.69%) Control-M
8 7 (7.69%) Rundeck
8 7 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (5.49%) Nagios
9 5 (5.49%) WSUS
10 4 (4.40%) Capistrano
10 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (4.40%) PowerCLI
10 4 (4.40%) yum
11 2 (2.20%) DameWare
11 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.96%) VMware
3 20 (21.98%) Cisco
4 19 (20.88%) Citrix
5 12 (13.19%) EMC
6 11 (12.09%) Symantec
7 9 (9.89%) F5
8 7 (7.69%) CA
8 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.69%) Varonis
9 6 (6.59%) HP
9 6 (6.59%) Perforce
9 6 (6.59%) Splunk
10 5 (5.49%) Atlassian
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle
11 3 (3.30%) McAfee
11 3 (3.30%) Northgate
12 2 (2.20%) Dell
12 2 (2.20%) Lotus
12 2 (2.20%) Sophos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago