Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 41 52
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 85 148 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.36% 5.53% 4.09%
As % of the System Software category 30.69% 59.92% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 92 69
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +40.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,150 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £56,550
Scotland median annual salary £36,500 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.12% +14.67% +15.38%

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 277 247 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.96% 9.24% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 191 156 157
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,615 £29,340
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +8.11%

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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 58 (68.24%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Microsoft
3 34 (40.00%) Finance
4 30 (35.29%) Degree
5 28 (32.94%) VMware
6 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
7 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (24.71%) SQL
8 21 (24.71%) Windows Server
9 20 (23.53%) Windows 10
9 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 19 (22.35%) SCCM
10 19 (22.35%) Process Improvement
11 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (21.18%) .NET
11 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.00%) C#
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (20.00%) Linux
12 17 (20.00%) OO
12 17 (20.00%) TDD
12 17 (20.00%) REST
12 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
13 16 (18.82%) IIS
13 16 (18.82%) XML
13 16 (18.82%) Java

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 16 (18.82%) IIS
2 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) nginx
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (15.29%) Office 365
4 8 (9.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (9.41%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.71%) Akamai
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.71%) IaaS
5 4 (4.71%) SaaS
6 2 (2.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) DNS
2 10 (11.76%) LAN
3 9 (10.59%) Firewall
3 9 (10.59%) WAN
4 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.71%) HTTP
5 4 (4.71%) Kerberos
5 4 (4.71%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (4.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (4.71%) SAN
5 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.35%) DHCP
6 2 (2.35%) VPN
7 1 (1.18%) BGP
7 1 (1.18%) VLAN
7 1 (1.18%) VoIP
7 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.65%) NUnit
2 15 (17.65%) SpecFlow
2 15 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.71%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Advertising
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) .NET Developer
2 16 (18.82%) Developer
3 15 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
3 15 (17.65%) .NET Software Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 15 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
3 15 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Development Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Test Development Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) .NET
2 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 17 (20.00%) REST
3 16 (18.82%) XML
4 15 (17.65%) Gherkin
4 15 (17.65%) JSON
5 10 (11.76%) LDAP
6 4 (4.71%) LAMP
6 4 (4.71%) OAuth
6 4 (4.71%) OAuth2
6 4 (4.71%) OpenID
6 4 (4.71%) SAML
7 3 (3.53%) Ajax
7 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.53%) CSS
7 3 (3.53%) HTML
7 3 (3.53%) jQuery
7 3 (3.53%) Web Services
8 2 (2.35%) SOAP
8 2 (2.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) CMDB
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) Fintech
4 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Cyberattack
5 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (68.24%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 17 (20.00%) Linux
5 12 (14.12%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.88%) Unix
9 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Process Improvement
3 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (20.00%) OO
3 17 (20.00%) TDD
4 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.65%) Agile Testing
5 15 (17.65%) API Testing
5 15 (17.65%) BDD
5 15 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (17.65%) MVC
5 15 (17.65%) Open Source
5 15 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
5 15 (17.65%) SDET
5 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 15 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 15 (17.65%) User Stories
6 13 (15.29%) ITIL
7 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
2 21 (24.71%) SQL
3 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.00%) C#
5 16 (18.82%) Java
6 3 (3.53%) VBA
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (10.59%) MCSE
4 6 (7.06%) MCSA
5 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.35%) CCNA
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CCNP
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) SLA
2 8 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.71%) Docker
3 4 (4.71%) Firmware
3 4 (4.71%) NFS
3 4 (4.71%) Samba
4 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (22.35%) SCCM
2 4 (4.71%) Kibana
2 4 (4.71%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.94%) VMware
3 11 (12.94%) Citrix
4 4 (4.71%) Remedy
4 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.53%) BMC
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) iManage
6 2 (2.35%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.35%) Ping Identity
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) IBM