The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Scotland
Rank 59 51 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 89 133 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.87% 4.53% 4.11%
As % of the System Software category 47.34% 58.08% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 86 79
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +22.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 188 229 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.18% 7.80% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 109 147 134
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +18.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Scotland.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Scotland

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Scotland

Active Directory
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 45 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Edinburgh -4 27 £50,000 +38.88% 5
Inverclyde -1 6 £38,000 +90.00% 1
West Lothian -5 5 £25,000 +11.11%
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £35,250 -
Aberdeen +6 3 £50,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 - - 2
Fife - 1 £26,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £28,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 183 (75.93%) Windows
2 127 (52.70%) Microsoft
2 127 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 100 (41.49%) VMware
4 74 (30.71%) ITIL
5 72 (29.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 68 (28.22%) SCCM
8 61 (25.31%) SQL
9 59 (24.48%) MS Exchange
10 58 (24.07%) Hyper-V
10 58 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (21.99%) DNS
12 52 (21.58%) SQL Server
13 50 (20.75%) MS Excel
13 50 (20.75%) PowerShell
14 47 (19.50%) Citrix
14 47 (19.50%) SAN
15 46 (19.09%) LAN
16 45 (18.67%) WAN
17 43 (17.84%) DHCP
17 43 (17.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 43 (17.84%) Firewall
18 40 (16.60%) Cisco
19 37 (15.35%) Finance
20 33 (13.69%) Office 365
20 33 (13.69%) Data Centre
21 32 (13.28%) Linux
22 29 (12.03%) MS Office
22 29 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 59 (24.48%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.96%) Skype for Business
3 23 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (9.13%) IIS
5 14 (5.81%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.73%) IBM Domino
7 8 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.07%) Apache
9 5 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.66%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.24%) Confluence
12 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.83%) JBoss
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.41%) CMS
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Houdini
4 1 (0.41%) Maya
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) NUKE
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.24%) Fishtalk
1 3 (1.24%) Q-Pulse
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.69%) Office 365
2 29 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.90%) SaaS
6 6 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.99%) DNS
2 47 (19.50%) SAN
3 46 (19.09%) LAN
4 45 (18.67%) WAN
5 43 (17.84%) DHCP
5 43 (17.84%) Firewall
6 24 (9.96%) VPN
7 23 (9.54%) NAS
7 23 (9.54%) TCP/IP
8 19 (7.88%) Skype
9 14 (5.81%) Network Security
10 7 (2.90%) LDAP
11 6 (2.49%) Internet
12 5 (2.07%) VoIP
12 5 (2.07%) WLAN
13 4 (1.66%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.66%) Wireless
13 4 (1.66%) Wireshark
14 3 (1.24%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.24%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.32%) DTS
5 5 (2.07%) MySQL
5 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) MS Access
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.41%) QlikView
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.66%) JIRA
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.66%) Subversion
2 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.24%) Maven
4 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.83%) GCC
4 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.83%) MSI
4 2 (0.83%) NuGet
4 2 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.41%) Ant
5 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.41%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.41%) Hudson
5 1 (0.41%) JUnit
5 1 (0.41%) Mockito
5 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (15.35%) Finance
2 6 (2.49%) Back Office
3 5 (2.07%) Games
4 4 (1.66%) Publishing
4 4 (1.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) German Language
5 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Local Government
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (24.07%) Analyst
2 47 (19.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (14.94%) Support Engineer
4 28 (11.62%) Support Analyst
5 25 (10.37%) IT Engineer
6 24 (9.96%) IT Support
7 22 (9.13%) IT Analyst
8 21 (8.71%) Consultant
9 20 (8.30%) Administrator
10 19 (7.88%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (7.88%) Technical Analyst
11 18 (7.47%) Infrastructure Support
12 17 (7.05%) IT Support Analyst
13 16 (6.64%) Security Engineer
13 16 (6.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (6.64%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
15 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 12 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
16 11 (4.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.90%) HTML
2 5 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (1.66%) .NET
3 4 (1.66%) Middleware
3 4 (1.66%) Web Services
3 4 (1.66%) XML
4 3 (1.24%) LAMP
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.41%) JMS
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.41%) Spring
5 1 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.32%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.49%) PKI
6 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.07%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.07%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.24%) Clustering
7 3 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (1.24%) iPhone
7 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.24%) Replication
7 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.83%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.83%) FMCG
8 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 183 (75.93%) Windows
2 127 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 72 (29.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (17.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (13.28%) Linux
7 28 (11.62%) Windows 7
8 20 (8.30%) Windows 10
9 13 (5.39%) AIX
10 10 (4.15%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.32%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.90%) Android
13 6 (2.49%) Windows 2000
14 5 (2.07%) OpenVMS
14 5 (2.07%) Unix
14 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.66%) CentOS
15 4 (1.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.71%) ITIL
2 19 (7.88%) ITIL V3
3 15 (6.22%) Service Delivery
4 14 (5.81%) IT Strategy
5 13 (5.39%) Mentoring
5 13 (5.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (5.39%) Service Management
6 12 (4.98%) Asset Management
6 12 (4.98%) Change Control
6 12 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (4.56%) Statistics
8 10 (4.15%) Business Continuity
8 10 (4.15%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (3.73%) Coaching
9 9 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (3.73%) Database Security
9 9 (3.73%) High Availability
9 9 (3.73%) Information Security
9 9 (3.73%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 9 (3.73%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.31%) SQL
2 50 (20.75%) PowerShell
3 20 (8.30%) VBScript
4 11 (4.56%) Perl
4 11 (4.56%) VB
5 10 (4.15%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.15%) Python
5 10 (4.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.07%) C#
6 5 (2.07%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) C++
7 1 (0.41%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.88%) Degree
3 18 (7.47%) MCSE
4 12 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.56%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.73%) CCNA
7 7 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.49%) HND
9 5 (2.07%) CCNP
10 3 (1.24%) MCITP
10 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.83%) MCSA
11 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.41%) CISM
12 1 (0.41%) CISSP
12 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.41%) ISEB
12 1 (0.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.98%) SLA
2 4 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.24%) COBIT
3 3 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 70 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (24.07%) Hyper-V
3 20 (8.30%) XenApp
4 19 (7.88%) vSphere
5 10 (4.15%) Terminal Server
5 10 (4.15%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.73%) BitLocker
6 9 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (3.73%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.32%) ISA Server
7 8 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.07%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.66%) Firmware
9 4 (1.66%) NFS
9 4 (1.66%) Samba
10 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.24%) XenServer
11 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 68 (28.22%) SCCM
2 25 (10.37%) SCOM
3 10 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.15%) Puppet
4 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.90%) Ansible
6 6 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.49%) Nagios
6 6 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.07%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.66%) DameWare
8 4 (1.66%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.83%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.83%) yum
Vendors
1 127 (52.70%) Microsoft
2 100 (41.49%) VMware
3 47 (19.50%) Citrix
4 40 (16.60%) Cisco
5 20 (8.30%) Oracle
6 16 (6.64%) Symantec
7 11 (4.56%) Dell
7 11 (4.56%) Intel Security
8 9 (3.73%) HP
8 9 (3.73%) Lotus
9 8 (3.32%) IBM
10 6 (2.49%) Apple
10 6 (2.49%) CyberArk
10 6 (2.49%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.49%) Varonis
10 6 (2.49%) Veeam
11 5 (2.07%) Brocade
11 5 (2.07%) F5
11 5 (2.07%) Splunk
11 5 (2.07%) Zerto
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Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Lanarkshire
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Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lanarkshire
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Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
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Salary: Final Salary Pension
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Salary: £26000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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