Period
to 20 February 2020

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 6 months to 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 55 62
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 108 106 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.79% 4.28% 3.75%
As % of the System Software category 34.50% 36.30% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 73 48
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,600 £29,000 £24,838
90th Percentile £47,500 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £31,500 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.86% -12.94% +13.33%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 313 292 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.77% 11.78% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 179 211 139
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +15.38%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 84 (77.78%) Windows
2 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 57 (52.78%) Office 365
4 42 (38.89%) Windows 10
5 41 (37.96%) PowerShell
6 36 (33.33%) VMware
7 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
8 29 (26.85%) Skype
9 28 (25.93%) Cisco
10 26 (24.07%) DNS
11 24 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (22.22%) Skype for Business
12 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (16.67%) Azure
14 16 (14.81%) Finance
14 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
14 16 (14.81%) DHCP
15 15 (13.89%) SharePoint
15 15 (13.89%) WSUS
16 14 (12.96%) Firewall
16 14 (12.96%) Linux
16 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 13 (12.04%) ITIL
17 13 (12.04%) SCCM
18 12 (11.11%) Hyper-V
18 12 (11.11%) Bash Shell
19 11 (10.19%) SLA
19 11 (10.19%) Windows 7
19 11 (10.19%) Veeam
20 10 (9.26%) SQL Server

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 24 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 15 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.70%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 57 (52.78%) Office 365
2 18 (16.67%) Azure
3 8 (7.41%) AWS
4 6 (5.56%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) GCP
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.85%) Skype
2 26 (24.07%) DNS
3 16 (14.81%) DHCP
4 14 (12.96%) Firewall
5 9 (8.33%) SAN
5 9 (8.33%) WAN
6 5 (4.63%) VoIP
6 5 (4.63%) VPN
6 5 (4.63%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.70%) MPLS
7 4 (3.70%) SNA
7 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.78%) VLAN
9 2 (1.85%) Network Security
9 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.93%) LAN
10 1 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) MySQL
2 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Housing Association
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Analyst
2 20 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Administrator
3 17 (15.74%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) IT Support
5 11 (10.19%) IT Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.26%) IT Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 9 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) IT Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) .NET
1 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.85%) CSS
1 2 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) CSS3
2 1 (0.93%) HTML5
2 1 (0.93%) jQuery
2 1 (0.93%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) React
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.48%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.63%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (77.78%) Windows
2 42 (38.89%) Windows 10
3 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.96%) Linux
5 11 (10.19%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 6 (5.56%) Unix
7 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.63%) VMS
8 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Android
10 1 (0.93%) CentOS
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (12.04%) ITIL
3 9 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (8.33%) Migration
4 6 (5.56%) Email Filtering
4 6 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 6 (5.56%) Proactive Maintenance
4 6 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (5.56%) SIEM
4 6 (5.56%) Web Filtering
5 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (4.63%) Project Delivery
5 5 (4.63%) Resource Allocation
5 5 (4.63%) Server Management
5 5 (4.63%) Server Patching
6 4 (3.70%) DevOps
6 4 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.96%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 8 (7.41%) C
4 6 (5.56%) Python
5 5 (4.63%) VBScript
6 4 (3.70%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Degree
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.63%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.70%) CCNP
6 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.78%) MCSE
8 2 (1.85%) HND
9 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.26%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (5.56%) vSphere
6 5 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.63%) vCloud
6 5 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.70%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) Docker
8 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (13.89%) WSUS
2 13 (12.04%) SCCM
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (4.63%) vCenter Server
5 4 (3.70%) SCOM
5 4 (3.70%) vRealize
6 3 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (33.33%) VMware
3 28 (25.93%) Cisco
4 11 (10.19%) Veeam
5 7 (6.48%) Citrix
5 7 (6.48%) Dell
6 6 (5.56%) iManage
6 6 (5.56%) Kaspersky
6 6 (5.56%) LogRhythm
6 6 (5.56%) Veritas
6 6 (5.56%) Zerto
7 5 (4.63%) Aruba
7 5 (4.63%) HP
7 5 (4.63%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.70%) Ingenico
9 2 (1.85%) BT
9 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.93%) Google