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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 113 117 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.20% 4.09% 3.67%
As % of the System Software category 44.66% 42.70% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 72 88 74
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,810 £21,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

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 253 274 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.40% 9.59% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 175 161 148
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Edinburgh +4 63 £40,000 +11.11% 13
Glasgow +6 32 £38,500 +13.23% 6
Fife +4 2 £26,000 +73.33% 1
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £30,750 -5.38% 1
West Lothian -3 2 £26,000 +48.57% 1
Inverclyde -5 2 £38,000 +123.52%
Aberdeen -6 2 £65,000 +176.59% 1
Dundee - 2 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Stirling - 1 £26,000 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 142 (69.61%) Windows
2 114 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 99 (48.53%) Windows Server
4 76 (37.25%) VMware
5 72 (35.29%) ITIL
6 58 (28.43%) SQL
7 56 (27.45%) PowerShell
7 56 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (25.49%) MS Exchange
10 47 (23.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (23.04%) Office 365
11 44 (21.57%) Linux
12 43 (21.08%) SQL Server
12 43 (21.08%) DNS
13 42 (20.59%) SAN
14 41 (20.10%) SCCM
14 41 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (19.12%) Hyper-V
15 39 (19.12%) Citrix
15 39 (19.12%) DHCP
16 38 (18.63%) Microsoft Office
17 36 (17.65%) LAN
18 35 (17.16%) WAN
19 34 (16.67%) Finance
19 34 (16.67%) Data Centre
20 32 (15.69%) Cisco
21 29 (14.22%) Firewall
21 29 (14.22%) Skype for Business
22 28 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 52 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.22%) Skype for Business
3 28 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (8.82%) IIS
5 12 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.92%) IBM Domino
6 8 (3.92%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.43%) Apache
7 7 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.45%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.96%) JBoss
10 3 (1.47%) FileNet
10 3 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.98%) Confluence
11 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.49%) CMS
12 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (18.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.47%) iTrent
1 3 (1.47%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.04%) Office 365
2 41 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (6.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.94%) SaaS
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) IaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.98%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.08%) DNS
2 42 (20.59%) SAN
3 39 (19.12%) DHCP
4 36 (17.65%) LAN
5 35 (17.16%) WAN
6 29 (14.22%) Firewall
7 20 (9.80%) TCP/IP
8 19 (9.31%) Skype
9 16 (7.84%) NAS
10 13 (6.37%) VPN
11 10 (4.90%) VoIP
12 9 (4.41%) Network Security
13 7 (3.43%) LDAP
14 5 (2.45%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.96%) Internet
15 4 (1.96%) IP Telephony
16 3 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 3 (1.47%) Kerberos
16 3 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.92%) DTS
5 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.47%) MS Access
6 3 (1.47%) MySQL
6 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.94%) Maven
3 5 (2.45%) JIRA
3 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.96%) GCC
4 4 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.96%) MSI
4 4 (1.96%) NuGet
4 4 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (1.96%) Subversion
5 2 (0.98%) Ant
5 2 (0.98%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.98%) Hudson
5 2 (0.98%) JUnit
5 2 (0.98%) Mockito
5 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (1.47%) Games
2 3 (1.47%) Legal
2 3 (1.47%) Publishing
3 2 (0.98%) Back Office
3 2 (0.98%) Banking
3 2 (0.98%) Law
3 2 (0.98%) Retail
3 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.49%) German Language
4 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (26.47%) Analyst
2 27 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (11.27%) Support Analyst
4 22 (10.78%) Support Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Consultant
6 18 (8.82%) IT Analyst
7 17 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 16 (7.84%) Administrator
9 15 (7.35%) IT Support
9 15 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.92%) Desktop Support
13 8 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (3.92%) Senior Systems Analyst
13 8 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.92%) HTML
2 7 (3.43%) Web Services
2 7 (3.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (2.94%) .NET
4 5 (2.45%) Middleware
5 3 (1.47%) CSS
5 3 (1.47%) XML
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.98%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.98%) JMS
6 2 (0.98%) LAMP
6 2 (0.98%) SOAP
6 2 (0.98%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.98%) Spring
6 2 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.98%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.88%) Replication
4 10 (4.90%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.90%) Clustering
5 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.45%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.45%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.45%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.45%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.96%) PKI
7 3 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.47%) IVR
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.49%) FMCG
9 1 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 142 (69.61%) Windows
2 99 (48.53%) Windows Server
3 56 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (23.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (21.57%) Linux
6 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (9.80%) AIX
8 19 (9.31%) Windows 7
9 17 (8.33%) Unix
10 13 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (4.41%) Ubuntu
11 9 (4.41%) Windows 8
12 8 (3.92%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.94%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.45%) Android
15 3 (1.47%) Solaris
16 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.98%) CentOS
17 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.29%) ITIL
2 20 (9.80%) ITIL V3
3 16 (7.84%) High Availability
4 15 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (6.86%) Configuration Management
6 13 (6.37%) Mentoring
7 12 (5.88%) Identity Management
8 11 (5.39%) IT Strategy
9 10 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.90%) Change Management
9 10 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (4.90%) Statistics
10 9 (4.41%) Database Security
10 9 (4.41%) DevOps
10 9 (4.41%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.92%) Business Continuity
11 8 (3.92%) Line Management
11 8 (3.92%) Programme Delivery
12 7 (3.43%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.43%) SQL
2 56 (27.45%) PowerShell
3 20 (9.80%) Perl
4 15 (7.35%) Python
5 11 (5.39%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.39%) VBScript
6 10 (4.90%) C
6 10 (4.90%) PHP
7 9 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.92%) Java
9 6 (2.94%) VB
10 2 (0.98%) C#
10 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.82%) Degree
3 14 (6.86%) MCSE
4 10 (4.90%) MCP
5 7 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.43%) MCSA
5 7 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.94%) CCNA
6 6 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.45%) CCNP
7 5 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.47%) HND
9 2 (0.98%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.49%) CISSP
10 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.49%) MCITP
10 1 (0.49%) MCTS
10 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 54 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (19.12%) Hyper-V
3 18 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (7.84%) XenApp
5 15 (7.35%) vSphere
6 12 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.92%) RHEV
7 8 (3.92%) Terminal Server
8 7 (3.43%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.47%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.47%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.47%) Firmware
9 3 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.49%) NFS
11 1 (0.49%) Samba
11 1 (0.49%) Xen
11 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (20.10%) SCCM
2 26 (12.75%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (10.29%) Puppet
4 18 (8.82%) SCOM
5 14 (6.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (5.39%) Ansible
7 9 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (3.92%) Control-M
8 8 (3.92%) Rundeck
8 8 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.43%) Nagios
9 7 (3.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (2.45%) WSUS
11 4 (1.96%) Capistrano
11 4 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.96%) PowerCLI
11 4 (1.96%) yum
12 2 (0.98%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 114 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 76 (37.25%) VMware
3 39 (19.12%) Citrix
4 32 (15.69%) Cisco
5 23 (11.27%) Oracle
6 16 (7.84%) EMC
7 15 (7.35%) Symantec
8 12 (5.88%) IBM
9 11 (5.39%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.41%) F5
10 9 (4.41%) HP
10 9 (4.41%) Splunk
11 8 (3.92%) Lotus
11 8 (3.92%) McAfee
12 7 (3.43%) CA
12 7 (3.43%) CyberArk
12 7 (3.43%) Varonis
13 6 (2.94%) Perforce
14 5 (2.45%) Atlassian
14 5 (2.45%) Dell
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