The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.04% 1.69% 5.00%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £22,500 £25,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 West Lothian with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 4 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 14.08% 6.78% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Median salary £29,000 £22,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.88% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £25,900 £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in West Lothian

Active Directory
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 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
Livingston - 3 £27,500 -
Bathgate - 2 £19,500 -
Active Directory
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware