Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 60 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 -34
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 34 110 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.06% 4.43% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 33.66% 31.70% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23 80 47
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -23.81%
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £58,627 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -19.08%

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 101 347 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.03% 13.98% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 58 240 177
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,100 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% -9.80% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,900 £28,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,125 £75,000 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +14.94% -3.87% +6.47%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Edinburgh

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
4 18 (52.94%) VMware
5 14 (41.18%) Office 365
6 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
8 9 (26.47%) Azure
9 8 (23.53%) AWS
9 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco
10 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
10 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (17.65%) SCCM
11 6 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (17.65%) Citrix
12 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
12 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) Migration
12 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.71%) Firewall
12 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
12 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (11.76%) XenApp
13 4 (11.76%) Veeam
13 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
13 4 (11.76%) IIS
14 3 (8.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 4 (11.76%) IIS
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Office 365
2 9 (26.47%) Azure
3 8 (23.53%) AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
3 3 (8.82%) Skype
3 3 (8.82%) SSH
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) H.323
5 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) IT Support
2 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) IT Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technology Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications Manager
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) Coaching
4 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) Fintech
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.88%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCSA
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) COBIT
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) XenApp
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Veeam
6 3 (8.82%) BT
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk