Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 53 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 -29
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 147 96 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.45% 4.15% 3.24%
As % of the System Software category 59.27% 42.29% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 92 73 72
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,517 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.67% +15.38% -

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 248 227 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.20% 9.80% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 158 167 150
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £27,661 £29,400 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 109 (74.15%) Windows
2 96 (65.31%) VMware
3 93 (63.27%) Windows Server
4 81 (55.10%) ITIL
5 80 (54.42%) PowerShell
6 78 (53.06%) Microsoft
7 60 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (34.01%) Microsoft Azure
10 47 (31.97%) Cisco
10 47 (31.97%) MS Exchange
11 46 (31.29%) SCCM
12 45 (30.61%) VMware ESXi
13 42 (28.57%) SCOM
14 41 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (27.21%) SAN
15 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (26.53%) DNS
16 39 (26.53%) SQL
16 39 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
17 38 (25.85%) Virtual Team
18 37 (25.17%) Finance
19 36 (24.49%) MCSE
19 36 (24.49%) DHCP
19 36 (24.49%) EMC
20 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
20 35 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
21 34 (23.13%) Hyper-V
22 32 (21.77%) Citrix
23 31 (21.09%) Skype for Business

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 47 (31.97%) MS Exchange
2 35 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (21.09%) Skype for Business
4 24 (16.33%) IIS
5 16 (10.88%) IBM Domino
6 4 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.36%) Apache
7 2 (1.36%) JBoss
7 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (34.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (11.56%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (11.56%) Office 365
4 16 (10.88%) Mimecast
5 12 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.21%) SAN
2 39 (26.53%) DNS
3 36 (24.49%) DHCP
4 22 (14.97%) Skype
5 20 (13.61%) Unified Communications
6 19 (12.93%) WAN
7 18 (12.24%) LAN
8 16 (10.88%) Firewall
9 15 (10.20%) Internet
10 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
11 5 (3.40%) VoIP
11 5 (3.40%) VPN
12 4 (2.72%) NAS
13 3 (2.04%) MPLS
13 3 (2.04%) Network Security
14 2 (1.36%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.36%) VLAN
14 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.36%) Wireshark
14 2 (1.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.04%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.36%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.36%) GCC
2 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.36%) Maven
2 2 (1.36%) MSI
2 2 (1.36%) NuGet
2 2 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (25.17%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Legal
3 2 (1.36%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (42.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (30.61%) Analyst
3 27 (18.37%) Systems Analyst
4 26 (17.69%) IT Analyst
5 19 (12.93%) IT Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Consultant
7 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (6.80%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Linux Consultant
8 9 (6.12%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Unix Consultant
9 8 (5.44%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.40%) IT Support
13 4 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 4 (2.72%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) .NET
2 3 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.85%) Virtual Team
2 27 (18.37%) EMC VNX
3 23 (15.65%) Blackberry
4 18 (12.24%) Data Centre
5 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.80%) Clustering
6 10 (6.80%) Replication
7 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.36%) Tandem
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
9 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 109 (74.15%) Windows
2 93 (63.27%) Windows Server
3 60 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (12.24%) Linux
6 12 (8.16%) Unix
7 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.12%) AIX
9 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.40%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.04%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.68%) Android
14 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.10%) ITIL
2 31 (21.09%) ITIL V3
3 29 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (18.37%) Validation
5 26 (17.69%) Performance Management
6 21 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 19 (12.93%) Service Delivery
8 17 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (11.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (10.88%) Configuration Management
9 16 (10.88%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (9.52%) Change Management
10 14 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (8.84%) Application Packaging
11 13 (8.84%) Coaching
11 13 (8.84%) High Availability
12 11 (7.48%) Load Balancing
13 9 (6.12%) Identity Management
13 9 (6.12%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.42%) PowerShell
2 39 (26.53%) SQL
3 11 (7.48%) Perl
3 11 (7.48%) Python
4 10 (6.80%) C
5 9 (6.12%) PHP
6 5 (3.40%) Java
6 5 (3.40%) VBScript
7 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (24.49%) MCSE
3 17 (11.56%) MCSA
4 11 (7.48%) Degree
5 8 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.08%) CCNA
7 5 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.40%) HND
8 4 (2.72%) CCNP
8 4 (2.72%) MCP
8 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.04%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.36%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.36%) MBA
10 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (30.61%) VMware ESXi
2 41 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (23.13%) Hyper-V
4 27 (18.37%) vSphere
5 20 (13.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (13.61%) XenApp
6 19 (12.93%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.12%) RHEV
8 2 (1.36%) Firmware
8 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.68%) Docker
9 1 (0.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (31.29%) SCCM
2 42 (28.57%) SCOM
3 39 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (13.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 18 (12.24%) Puppet
6 12 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (6.12%) Control-M
7 9 (6.12%) Rundeck
7 9 (6.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (5.44%) WSUS
9 7 (4.76%) Ansible
9 7 (4.76%) Nagios
10 4 (2.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (1.36%) Capistrano
12 2 (1.36%) Iperf
12 2 (1.36%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (1.36%) yum
13 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 96 (65.31%) VMware
2 78 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 47 (31.97%) Cisco
4 36 (24.49%) EMC
5 32 (21.77%) Citrix
6 22 (14.97%) Symantec
7 18 (12.24%) HP
8 17 (11.56%) Lotus
9 13 (8.84%) ServiceNow
10 12 (8.16%) Google
10 12 (8.16%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.80%) Red Hat
11 10 (6.80%) Splunk
12 8 (5.44%) F5
13 4 (2.72%) CA
13 4 (2.72%) Varonis
14 3 (2.04%) CyberArk
15 2 (1.36%) iManage
15 2 (1.36%) Juniper
15 2 (1.36%) Oracle