Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 64 86
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22 -45
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 88 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.33% 3.66% 2.32%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 44.26% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 51
Edinburgh median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,363 £25,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,850 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +11.11%

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 264 183 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.00% 8.26% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 154 127 103
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,350 £73,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +4.40%

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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 64 (72.73%) Windows
2 57 (64.77%) Microsoft
3 56 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 42 (47.73%) MS Exchange
5 36 (40.91%) Firewall
6 35 (39.77%) VPN
7 33 (37.50%) VMware
8 32 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 31 (35.23%) SCCM
10 29 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (32.95%) SQL
11 28 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (30.68%) DNS
13 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
14 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (21.59%) SCOM
17 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (19.32%) ITIL
17 17 (19.32%) DHCP
17 17 (19.32%) SAN
18 16 (18.18%) Cisco
19 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
20 13 (14.77%) SLA
21 11 (12.50%) Office 365
21 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
22 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
22 10 (11.36%) Public Cloud
22 10 (11.36%) Veeam

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 42 (47.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.27%) JBoss
3 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.27%) WildFly
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.50%) Office 365
4 5 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.27%) IaaS
5 2 (2.27%) Route 53
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.91%) Firewall
2 35 (39.77%) VPN
3 27 (30.68%) DNS
4 17 (19.32%) DHCP
4 17 (19.32%) SAN
5 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.82%) LAN
6 6 (6.82%) Skype
6 6 (6.82%) VLAN
7 3 (3.41%) Network Security
7 3 (3.41%) SMTP
8 2 (2.27%) BGP
8 2 (2.27%) DMVPN
8 2 (2.27%) IPsec
8 2 (2.27%) MPLS
8 2 (2.27%) VoIP
8 2 (2.27%) WAN
9 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
1 5 (5.68%) Legal
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (20.45%) IT Support
3 16 (18.18%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Consultant
5 10 (11.36%) IT Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) IT Support Technician
6 9 (10.23%) IT Technician
6 9 (10.23%) Support Technician
7 8 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.95%) Desktop Support
8 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) IT Manager
9 6 (6.82%) Network Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Cloud Consultant
10 5 (5.68%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) CSS
1 2 (2.27%) J2EE
1 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.36%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.27%) Fintech
6 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (72.73%) Windows
2 56 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.23%) Linux
6 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.68%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.23%) Change Control
4 9 (10.23%) Migration
4 9 (10.23%) Project Planning
5 6 (6.82%) CRM
6 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Document Management
7 4 (4.55%) Facilities Management
7 4 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (3.41%) Coaching
8 3 (3.41%) Presales
8 3 (3.41%) Service Management
8 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.27%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.27%) ITSM
9 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.55%) VBScript
4 3 (3.41%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) C++
5 1 (1.14%) Java
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.95%) CCNA
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.95%) MCSE
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) MCP
4 4 (4.55%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.27%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.27%) VCAP
6 2 (2.27%) VCDX
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.14%) HND
7 1 (1.14%) PMP
7 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 28 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.27%) Docker
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (35.23%) SCCM
2 19 (21.59%) SCOM
3 6 (6.82%) DameWare
4 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.27%) Puppet
4 2 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.14%) Ansible
5 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 57 (64.77%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.50%) VMware
3 16 (18.18%) Cisco
4 10 (11.36%) Veeam
5 8 (9.09%) Citrix
5 8 (9.09%) Dell
5 8 (9.09%) Oracle
6 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.27%) EMC
8 2 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (1.14%) Apple
9 1 (1.14%) Google
9 1 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (1.14%) NetApp
9 1 (1.14%) Perforce
9 1 (1.14%) Sophos
9 1 (1.14%) Zerto