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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 62 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 37 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.51% 2.77% 4.95%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 43.53% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 34
Median salary £50,000 £36,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £39,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 70 85 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.28% 6.35% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 56 61
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 50 (56.82%) Windows Server
3 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 35 (39.77%) VMware
5 33 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 31 (35.23%) SCCM
7 27 (30.68%) SQL
7 27 (30.68%) Cisco
8 26 (29.55%) PowerShell
9 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (25.00%) DNS
10 22 (25.00%) SAN
11 21 (23.86%) LAN
12 20 (22.73%) WAN
12 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
13 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
13 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (19.32%) Citrix
14 17 (19.32%) Finance
15 16 (18.18%) DHCP
15 16 (18.18%) ITIL
15 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
16 15 (17.05%) VPN
16 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (14.77%) SCOM
17 13 (14.77%) Linux
17 13 (14.77%) Office 365
18 12 (13.64%) IT Strategy
18 12 (13.64%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related 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 33 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.64%) IIS
4 8 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.68%) Apache
5 5 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.41%) Confluence
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.27%) JBoss
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.77%) Office 365
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) DNS
1 22 (25.00%) SAN
2 21 (23.86%) LAN
3 20 (22.73%) WAN
4 16 (18.18%) DHCP
5 15 (17.05%) VPN
6 11 (12.50%) Firewall
7 7 (7.95%) NAS
8 6 (6.82%) Skype
9 5 (5.68%) WLAN
10 4 (4.55%) Internet
10 4 (4.55%) Network Security
11 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
11 3 (3.41%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
13 1 (1.14%) MPLS
13 1 (1.14%) VoIP
13 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
13 1 (1.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) MySQL
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) QlikView
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.41%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.27%) GCC
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) Maven
4 2 (2.27%) MSI
4 2 (2.27%) NuGet
4 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.14%) FogBugz
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) German Language
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Local Government
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) Support Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) IT Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 12 (13.64%) IT Support
6 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 10 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Administrator
8 9 (10.23%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (10.23%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Systems Support
9 8 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Desktop Support
10 6 (6.82%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) LAMP
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 50 (56.82%) Windows Server
3 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.77%) Linux
6 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.23%) Windows XP
9 8 (9.09%) Ubuntu
10 6 (6.82%) Windows 2000
11 5 (5.68%) OpenVMS
12 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
13 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (2.27%) Android
14 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) IT Strategy
3 10 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.95%) Coaching
5 7 (7.95%) Information Security
5 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.95%) Time Management
6 6 (6.82%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.82%) Line Management
7 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.68%) Change Control
7 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.68%) DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.68%) Network Management
7 5 (5.68%) QMS
7 5 (5.68%) Quality Management
7 5 (5.68%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (4.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) SQL
2 26 (29.55%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.95%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.82%) Python
5 4 (4.55%) Java
6 3 (3.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.27%) C#
7 2 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
1 11 (12.50%) MCSE
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.82%) CCNA
3 6 (6.82%) HND
4 3 (3.41%) CCNP
4 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) CISM
6 1 (1.14%) CISSP
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) COBIT
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 24 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.23%) XenApp
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.95%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.41%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.41%) vSphere
8 2 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.27%) NDS
8 2 (2.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (2.27%) UAG
9 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.14%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (35.23%) SCCM
2 13 (14.77%) SCOM
3 10 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.36%) Puppet
4 7 (7.95%) Ansible
5 6 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (5.68%) SCVMM
6 5 (5.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (5.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (4.55%) DameWare
7 4 (4.55%) Nagios
7 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (2.27%) Capistrano
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (2.27%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.27%) yum
9 1 (1.14%) Check_MK
9 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (39.77%) VMware
3 27 (30.68%) Cisco
4 17 (19.32%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) HP
5 7 (7.95%) Intel Security
6 6 (6.82%) Dell
6 6 (6.82%) Varonis
7 5 (5.68%) CA
7 5 (5.68%) F5
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) Perforce
7 5 (5.68%) Symantec
8 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.55%) WatchGuard
9 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.41%) Brocade
9 3 (3.41%) IBM
9 3 (3.41%) Percona
9 3 (3.41%) Riverbed
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