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

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 47 81
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34 -47
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 112 97 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.24% 4.45% 2.67%
As % of the System Software category 49.78% 48.02% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 69 75 53
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £29,500 £24,400 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £55,050
Scotland median annual salary £44,705 £37,500 £33,125
% change year-on-year +19.21% +13.21% +1.92%

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 225 202 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.52% 9.26% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 138 155 122
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,750 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% +5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £28,525 £26,350 £21,425
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £44,705 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.90% +2.67%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 85 (75.89%) Windows Server
3 71 (63.39%) VMware
4 63 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 51 (45.54%) ITIL
6 50 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (39.29%) MS Exchange
8 43 (38.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (37.50%) PowerShell
10 39 (34.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (34.82%) Hyper-V
11 38 (33.93%) DNS
12 36 (32.14%) Cisco
12 36 (32.14%) SCCM
13 35 (31.25%) SCOM
14 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (27.68%) DHCP
15 31 (27.68%) SQL
15 31 (27.68%) SQL Server
16 30 (26.79%) MCSE
16 30 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (25.89%) Firewall
18 28 (25.00%) Citrix
19 27 (24.11%) SAN
19 27 (24.11%) VMware ESXi
20 25 (22.32%) Virtual Team
21 19 (16.96%) VPN
21 19 (16.96%) ITIL V3
21 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
22 18 (16.07%) vSphere

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 44 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.50%) IIS
3 12 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.71%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.14%) IBM Domino
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (38.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (9.82%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (8.93%) Office 365
6 8 (7.14%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.79%) SaaS
8 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.93%) DNS
2 31 (27.68%) DHCP
3 29 (25.89%) Firewall
4 27 (24.11%) SAN
5 19 (16.96%) VPN
6 12 (10.71%) Internet
7 9 (8.04%) Skype
7 9 (8.04%) Unified Communications
7 9 (8.04%) WAN
8 8 (7.14%) LAN
8 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.36%) VLAN
10 5 (4.46%) VoIP
11 3 (2.68%) MPLS
12 2 (1.79%) NAS
12 2 (1.79%) Network Security
12 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.79%) xDSL
13 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.89%) GCC
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) Maven
2 1 (0.89%) MSI
2 1 (0.89%) NuGet
2 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Games
3 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (47.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (19.64%) Analyst
3 16 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) IT Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) IT Support
7 6 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.46%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (4.46%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.46%) Service Desk Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (3.57%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) .NET
1 2 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) Virtual Team
2 18 (16.07%) EMC VNX
3 10 (8.93%) Blackberry
3 10 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Fintech
6 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 85 (75.89%) Windows Server
3 50 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (34.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.57%) Linux
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.89%) Unix
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.54%) ITIL
2 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.96%) ITIL V3
3 18 (16.07%) Validation
4 17 (15.18%) Performance Management
5 16 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.93%) Change Management
8 10 (8.93%) Coaching
9 9 (8.04%) Application Packaging
9 9 (8.04%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.25%) Change Control
11 7 (6.25%) Project Management
12 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.36%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 31 (27.68%) SQL
3 3 (2.68%) VBScript
4 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) Java
4 1 (0.89%) Perl
4 1 (0.89%) Python
4 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (26.79%) MCSE
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.82%) MCSA
3 9 (8.04%) CCNA
4 7 (6.25%) Degree
4 7 (6.25%) MCP
4 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.68%) HND
6 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.79%) CCNP
6 2 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.79%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.89%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (34.82%) Hyper-V
2 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (24.11%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (16.07%) vSphere
5 12 (10.71%) XenApp
6 11 (9.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (9.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.89%) Docker
8 1 (0.89%) NFS
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (32.14%) SCCM
2 35 (31.25%) SCOM
3 16 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (6.25%) WSUS
6 4 (3.57%) Puppet
7 2 (1.79%) Ansible
7 2 (1.79%) Iperf
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.79%) Nagios
7 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.89%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.89%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.89%) yum
Vendors
1 71 (63.39%) VMware
2 63 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 36 (32.14%) Cisco
4 28 (25.00%) Citrix
5 18 (16.07%) EMC
6 11 (9.82%) HP
7 9 (8.04%) Lotus
8 8 (7.14%) Google
8 8 (7.14%) ServiceNow
8 8 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 8 (7.14%) Symantec
9 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.57%) Dell
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle
9 4 (3.57%) Veeam
10 3 (2.68%) Splunk
11 2 (1.79%) F5
11 2 (1.79%) Juniper
12 1 (0.89%) Brocade
12 1 (0.89%) NetApp