Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 43 50
Rank change year-on-year -32 +7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 148 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.04% 5.62% 4.03%
As % of the System Software category 29.01% 64.35% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 96 64
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +35.77% +18.98%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £25,775
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £66,375
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.60% +22.86% +7.69%

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 262 230 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.50% 8.74% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 175 148 148
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,600 £28,271
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%

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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 29 (38.16%) Finance
4 28 (36.84%) VMware
5 22 (28.95%) SCCM
5 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (27.63%) Degree
6 21 (27.63%) Windows Server
7 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
9 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (21.05%) SQL
10 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (19.74%) DNS
11 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
12 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (17.11%) Process Improvement
12 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
12 13 (17.11%) .NET
12 13 (17.11%) C#
12 13 (17.11%) ITIL
12 13 (17.11%) OO
12 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
13 12 (15.79%) Linux
13 12 (15.79%) Java
13 12 (15.79%) REST
13 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

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 10 (13.16%) IIS
2 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) nginx
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.84%) Office 365
4 5 (6.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.26%) Akamai
5 4 (5.26%) IaaS
5 4 (5.26%) SaaS
6 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.32%) Route 53
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) DNS
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
3 8 (10.53%) LAN
4 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.21%) WAN
5 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) DHCP
6 4 (5.26%) HTTP
6 4 (5.26%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (5.26%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.63%) BGP
7 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.32%) DMVPN
8 1 (1.32%) IPsec
8 1 (1.32%) Skype
8 1 (1.32%) SMTP
8 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
2 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) NUnit
2 10 (13.16%) SpecFlow
2 10 (13.16%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.26%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.16%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Administrator
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
3 10 (13.16%) C# Software Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Desktop Support
3 10 (13.16%) Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Java Software Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Software Development Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Test Development Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) .NET
2 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (15.79%) REST
3 11 (14.47%) XML
4 10 (13.16%) Gherkin
4 10 (13.16%) JSON
5 9 (11.84%) LDAP
6 4 (5.26%) LAMP
6 4 (5.26%) OAuth
6 4 (5.26%) OAuth2
6 4 (5.26%) SAML
7 3 (3.95%) CSS
7 3 (3.95%) HTML
7 3 (3.95%) Web Services
8 2 (2.63%) Ajax
8 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.63%) jQuery
8 2 (2.63%) SOAP
8 2 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.26%) Fintech
4 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.95%) CMDB
5 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
4 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.79%) Linux
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Android
8 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) OO
2 13 (17.11%) Process Improvement
3 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (15.79%) TDD
4 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.16%) Agile Testing
5 10 (13.16%) API Testing
5 10 (13.16%) BDD
5 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (13.16%) MVC
5 10 (13.16%) Open Source
5 10 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (13.16%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (13.16%) SDET
5 10 (13.16%) Software Testing
5 10 (13.16%) Test Scripting
5 10 (13.16%) User Stories
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
2 16 (21.05%) SQL
3 13 (17.11%) C#
3 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) VBA
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.26%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) PMP
6 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.58%) Docker
4 4 (5.26%) NFS
4 4 (5.26%) Samba
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.63%) Firmware
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) Kibana
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) DameWare
4 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.84%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Citrix
4 4 (5.26%) Remedy
5 3 (3.95%) BMC
5 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Ping Identity
6 2 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.32%) IBM