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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 55 58 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 +35
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 75 45 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.73% 3.49% 6.46%
As % of the System Software category 38.46% 34.09% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 39
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £20,400
25th Percentile £23,000 £28,125 £27,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +41.67%
75th Percentile £45,625 £42,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 -
Scotland median annual salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +1.49% +1.52% +1.54%

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 195 132 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.30% 10.23% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 108 107 115
10th Percentile £22,850 £30,000 £27,050
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £63,125 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,800 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% +5.88%

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 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 59 (78.67%) Microsoft 365
2 58 (77.33%) Windows
3 45 (60.00%) Azure
4 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
5 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 24 (32.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 18 (24.00%) ITIL
9 16 (21.33%) Windows 10
9 16 (21.33%) Social Skills
10 14 (18.67%) DHCP
10 14 (18.67%) DNS
11 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (16.00%) AWS
12 12 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
13 11 (14.67%) VMware
14 10 (13.33%) Firewall
14 10 (13.33%) Sentinel
14 10 (13.33%) Linux
14 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (13.33%) SLA
14 10 (13.33%) SAN
14 10 (13.33%) Azure Sentinel
15 9 (12.00%) SQL
15 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 9 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
15 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
15 9 (12.00%) Data Centre

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 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
4 5 (6.67%) Confluence
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Sentinel
2 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (78.67%) Microsoft 365
2 45 (60.00%) Azure
3 24 (32.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (16.00%) AWS
5 10 (13.33%) Azure Sentinel
6 8 (10.67%) Power Platform
7 5 (6.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 5 (6.67%) AWS Direct Connect
7 5 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (6.67%) Azure Monitor
7 5 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (6.67%) IaaS
7 5 (6.67%) PaaS
8 3 (4.00%) PowerApps
9 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.33%) AWS Step Functions
10 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) DHCP
1 14 (18.67%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) Firewall
2 10 (13.33%) SAN
3 7 (9.33%) LAN
3 7 (9.33%) WAN
4 6 (8.00%) Kerberos
4 6 (8.00%) VPN
5 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.00%) ADSL
7 3 (4.00%) Broadband
7 3 (4.00%) Extranet
7 3 (4.00%) Intranet
8 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.67%) IPsec
8 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.67%) Softphone
8 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (21.33%) Social Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Documentation Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 5 (6.67%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.67%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Service Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) IT Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) IT Support
5 9 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) IT Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
10 4 (5.33%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Data Architect
11 3 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) SAML
2 6 (8.00%) LDAP
3 5 (6.67%) JSON
4 4 (5.33%) COM
5 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.33%) .NET
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) EDI
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.33%) REST
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Cloud Native
2 6 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.00%) PKI
2 6 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (77.33%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.33%) Windows 10
4 10 (13.33%) Linux
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (10.67%) Agile
5 8 (10.67%) DevOps
6 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (8.00%) Privileged Access Management
7 6 (8.00%) Remediation Plan
7 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.67%) Biometrics
8 5 (6.67%) Cloud Operations
8 5 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
8 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Bash
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) AWS Certification
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.67%) HNC
6 1 (1.33%) CISA
6 1 (1.33%) CISM
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) SLA
2 7 (9.33%) GDPR
3 6 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.33%) NCSC
5 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (8.00%) Ansible
3 6 (8.00%) Terraform
4 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (4.00%) SCOM
6 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.00%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.67%) WMI
8 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) VMware
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco
3 5 (6.67%) Citrix
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) BMC
4 3 (4.00%) Datto
4 3 (4.00%) MobileIron
4 3 (4.00%) Remedy
4 3 (4.00%) WatchGuard
5 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.67%) Meraki
5 2 (2.67%) Mitel
5 2 (2.67%) Ubiquiti
5 2 (2.67%) Veeam
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) SAP