Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 53 54
Rank change year-on-year -31 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 69 109 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.60% 4.41% 3.91%
As % of the System Software category 25.75% 54.23% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 73
Edinburgh median annual salary £29,582 £51,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.28% +36.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,625 £24,138 £26,350
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,750 £70,500
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +16.67%

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 268 201 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.10% 8.14% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 166 124 141
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,670
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.91% +8.93%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
2 44 (63.77%) Windows
3 30 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 27 (39.13%) VMware
4 27 (39.13%) SCCM
5 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (31.88%) SQL
7 21 (30.43%) VPN
7 21 (30.43%) Firewall
8 18 (26.09%) DNS
8 18 (26.09%) Hyper-V
9 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
10 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
11 14 (20.29%) Linux
12 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
13 12 (17.39%) ITIL
13 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
14 11 (15.94%) SCOM
15 10 (14.49%) Finance
15 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (14.49%) Public Cloud
16 9 (13.04%) Cisco
16 9 (13.04%) Migration
16 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
16 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (11.59%) Degree

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 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.80%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (10.14%) Office 365
4 5 (7.25%) IaaS
5 4 (5.80%) Akamai
5 4 (5.80%) SaaS
6 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.90%) Route 53
6 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) Firewall
1 21 (30.43%) VPN
2 18 (26.09%) DNS
3 8 (11.59%) DHCP
4 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.70%) LAN
5 6 (8.70%) SAN
5 6 (8.70%) Skype
6 4 (5.80%) HTTP
6 4 (5.80%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.80%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.80%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.35%) BGP
7 3 (4.35%) Network Security
8 2 (2.90%) DMVPN
8 2 (2.90%) IPsec
8 2 (2.90%) MPLS
8 2 (2.90%) SMTP
8 2 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Fiddler
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) NUnit
3 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Support Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) IT Support
4 11 (15.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (15.94%) IT Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Support Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Desktop Support
5 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Consultant
6 8 (11.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Technical Support
6 8 (11.59%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) OAuth
1 4 (5.80%) OAuth2
1 4 (5.80%) SAML
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.90%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 2 (2.90%) JSON
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
3 2 (2.90%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) Fintech
4 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (63.77%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.29%) Linux
4 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.59%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Migration
3 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.70%) CRM
4 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.25%) Change Control
5 5 (7.25%) Document Management
5 5 (7.25%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (7.25%) Project Planning
5 5 (7.25%) Threat Detection
6 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.80%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (5.80%) Service Management
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.35%) DevOps
7 3 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) VBScript
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) VB
4 3 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) AWS Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) MCSA
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) VCAP
4 2 (2.90%) VCDX
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.80%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Docker
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (39.13%) SCCM
2 11 (15.94%) SCOM
3 6 (8.70%) DameWare
4 4 (5.80%) Kibana
5 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
4 8 (11.59%) Citrix
5 6 (8.70%) Veeam
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) Dell
7 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.90%) EMC
8 2 (2.90%) Ping Identity
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 2 (2.90%) Sun
9 1 (1.45%) Apple
9 1 (1.45%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) NetApp
9 1 (1.45%) Perforce
9 1 (1.45%) Sophos
9 1 (1.45%) Zerto