Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 34 79
Rank change year-on-year -25 +45 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 49 58 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.45% 6.23% 3.12%
As % of the System Software category 36.57% 44.96% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 45
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,450 £21,250
25th Percentile £32,563 £37,500 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £52,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.81% +75.00% -22.08%
75th Percentile £45,938 £53,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £57,750 " £51,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.94% +30.77% -4.41%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 134 129 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.44% 13.86% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 101 80 121
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,625 £24,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -12.37%
75th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Glasgow

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 26 (53.06%) Azure
5 19 (38.78%) Firewall
6 17 (34.69%) VMware
7 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
8 13 (26.53%) LAN
8 13 (26.53%) WAN
9 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
11 10 (20.41%) SLA
11 10 (20.41%) Social Skills
11 10 (20.41%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (20.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (18.37%) Veeam
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco
12 9 (18.37%) SAN
12 9 (18.37%) DHCP
13 8 (16.33%) DNS
13 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
13 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
13 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (16.33%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (14.29%) Project Delivery

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
1 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (10.20%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (53.06%) Azure
3 10 (20.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (8.16%) PaaS
5 3 (6.12%) AWS
5 3 (6.12%) IaaS
5 3 (6.12%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.04%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (2.04%) Azure Storage
7 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.04%) PowerApps
7 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
3 13 (26.53%) LAN
3 13 (26.53%) WAN
4 9 (18.37%) DHCP
4 9 (18.37%) SAN
5 8 (16.33%) DNS
6 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (10.20%) VoIP
8 3 (6.12%) Wireless
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (4.08%) CTI
9 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
9 2 (4.08%) PBX
9 2 (4.08%) SMTP
9 2 (4.08%) SSL
9 2 (4.08%) VPN
9 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.04%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.41%) Social Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Administrator
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) EMC VNX
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (12.24%) VMS
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (14.29%) Project Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (10.20%) Information Security
5 5 (10.20%) IT Strategy
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.20%) Proactive Maintenance
5 5 (10.20%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) Case Management
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Server Building
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.12%) Perl
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
3 3 (6.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) CISA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) CRISC
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.08%) NIST
4 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.41%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.33%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (12.24%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Docker
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) BladeLogic
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (12.24%) Nagios
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
1 6 (12.24%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.08%) Perfmon
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco
3 9 (18.37%) Veeam
4 7 (14.29%) EMC
5 6 (12.24%) 3PAR
5 6 (12.24%) Blue Coat
5 6 (12.24%) BMC
5 6 (12.24%) Dell
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) Meraki
7 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.08%) Aruba
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.04%) Mitel
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL