Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 62 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 109 99 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.41% 3.65% 4.31%
As % of the System Software category 37.33% 41.60% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76 47 77
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,575 £24,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £36,875 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -13.24% +11.84% +8.57%

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 292 238 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.80% 8.76% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 212 137 141
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £29,172 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +15.38% -2.50%

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 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 83 (76.15%) Windows
2 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
3 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
4 41 (37.61%) Finance
5 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
6 37 (33.94%) .NET
7 35 (32.11%) SQL
8 33 (30.28%) XML
9 32 (29.36%) PowerShell
10 31 (28.44%) VMware
11 30 (27.52%) C#
11 30 (27.52%) IIS
11 30 (27.52%) Degree
12 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (25.69%) Process Improvement
13 28 (25.69%) Java
14 27 (24.77%) OO
14 27 (24.77%) Test Automation
14 27 (24.77%) Windows 10
15 26 (23.85%) Jenkins
15 26 (23.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
15 26 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (23.85%) REST
15 26 (23.85%) TDD
16 24 (22.02%) MVC
17 23 (21.10%) API Testing
17 23 (21.10%) SDET
17 23 (21.10%) User Stories
17 23 (21.10%) Continuous Delivery

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 30 (27.52%) IIS
2 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) Documentum
4 3 (2.75%) FileNet
4 3 (2.75%) OnBase
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) Office 365
2 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (8.26%) Mimecast
5 7 (6.42%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.18%) DNS
2 13 (11.93%) LAN
3 11 (10.09%) DHCP
3 11 (10.09%) WAN
4 7 (6.42%) Firewall
5 5 (4.59%) SAN
6 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.67%) VLAN
6 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.83%) Skype
7 2 (1.83%) VPN
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.92%) Internet
8 1 (0.92%) NAS
8 1 (0.92%) VoIP
8 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.83%) GIS
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Jenkins
2 23 (21.10%) Cucumber
2 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
2 23 (21.10%) NUnit
2 23 (21.10%) SpecFlow
2 23 (21.10%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.42%) LoadRunner
3 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) Selenium
4 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (37.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Law
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.85%) Software Engineer
4 25 (22.94%) Java Developer
5 24 (22.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (22.02%) C# Developer
6 23 (21.10%) .NET Software Developer
6 23 (21.10%) C# Software Developer
6 23 (21.10%) C# Software Engineer
6 23 (21.10%) Developer in Test
6 23 (21.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 23 (21.10%) Development Engineer
6 23 (21.10%) Java Developer in Test
6 23 (21.10%) Java Engineer
6 23 (21.10%) Java Software Developer
6 23 (21.10%) Java Software Engineer
6 23 (21.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (21.10%) JavaScript Engineer
6 23 (21.10%) Software Developer
6 23 (21.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) .NET
2 33 (30.28%) XML
3 26 (23.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (23.85%) REST
4 23 (21.10%) Gherkin
4 23 (21.10%) JSON
5 13 (11.93%) CSS
5 13 (11.93%) HTML
6 12 (11.01%) jQuery
7 10 (9.17%) Ajax
7 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.17%) Web Services
8 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.42%) LDAP
9 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.75%) Regular Expression
10 3 (2.75%) SOAP
10 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.75%) WCF
11 2 (1.83%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.67%) Clustering
1 4 (3.67%) CMDB
2 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.83%) Blog
3 2 (1.83%) Cyberattack
3 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.92%) BYOD
4 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.92%) Fintech
4 1 (0.92%) PMI
4 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 83 (76.15%) Windows
2 27 (24.77%) Windows 10
3 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.17%) Apple iOS
6 10 (9.17%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.26%) Linux
8 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.59%) Unix
10 2 (1.83%) Android
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.69%) Process Improvement
3 27 (24.77%) OO
3 27 (24.77%) Test Automation
4 26 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (23.85%) TDD
5 24 (22.02%) MVC
6 23 (21.10%) Agile Testing
6 23 (21.10%) API Testing
6 23 (21.10%) BDD
6 23 (21.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (21.10%) Open Source
6 23 (21.10%) Scenario Testing
6 23 (21.10%) SDET
6 23 (21.10%) Software Testing
6 23 (21.10%) Test Scripting
6 23 (21.10%) User Stories
7 15 (13.76%) ITIL
8 9 (8.26%) Web Development
9 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
2 35 (32.11%) SQL
3 32 (29.36%) PowerShell
4 30 (27.52%) C#
5 28 (25.69%) Java
6 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.75%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.17%) MCSE
4 8 (7.34%) MCSA
5 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.75%) CCNA
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.83%) MCP
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
8 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 8 (7.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.92%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
1 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.67%) Firmware
4 3 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.75%) XenApp
5 2 (1.83%) OpenIDM
5 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.92%) Docker
6 1 (0.92%) NFS
6 1 (0.92%) Samba
6 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) SCCM
2 4 (3.67%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.83%) WSUS
4 1 (0.92%) MaaS360
4 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.44%) VMware
3 14 (12.84%) Citrix
4 9 (8.26%) iManage
4 9 (8.26%) MobileIron
5 8 (7.34%) HP
6 6 (5.50%) Cisco
7 4 (3.67%) Remedy
7 4 (3.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.75%) BMC
8 3 (2.75%) Laserfiche
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle
9 2 (1.83%) Automation Anywhere
9 2 (1.83%) Aveksa
9 2 (1.83%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.83%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.83%) UiPath
10 1 (0.92%) F5
10 1 (0.92%) Mitel
10 1 (0.92%) Veeam