Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 50 52
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 +35
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 80 26 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.42% 3.78% 4.97%
As % of the System Software category 47.06% 28.26% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 57
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £43,750 £36,670
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +19.31% +6.29%
75th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £55,000 " £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -14.71% +34.92% -14.86%

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 170 92 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.52% 13.37% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 110 73 135
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £25,950
25th Percentile £39,419 £38,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,875 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -8.60%

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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 53 (66.25%) Microsoft
3 51 (63.75%) Microsoft 365
4 46 (57.50%) Azure
5 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
6 27 (33.75%) Windows Server
7 23 (28.75%) Public Cloud
8 21 (26.25%) VMware
9 20 (25.00%) Firewall
10 19 (23.75%) DHCP
10 19 (23.75%) DNS
10 19 (23.75%) DevOps
10 19 (23.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (22.50%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (22.50%) Social Skills
12 17 (21.25%) Presales
13 16 (20.00%) Serverless
13 16 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 15 (18.75%) Citrix
14 15 (18.75%) SQL
15 14 (17.50%) ITIL
15 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (17.50%) Windows 10
16 13 (16.25%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
16 13 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
17 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (13.75%) Finance
19 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange

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 10 (12.50%) IIS
1 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) Ethereum
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 51 (63.75%) Microsoft 365
2 46 (57.50%) Azure
3 16 (20.00%) Serverless
4 13 (16.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (11.25%) AWS
6 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.75%) IaaS
6 3 (3.75%) PaaS
6 3 (3.75%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.75%) PowerApps
7 2 (2.50%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.25%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Firewall
2 19 (23.75%) DHCP
2 19 (23.75%) DNS
3 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.75%) SAN
5 6 (7.50%) LAN
5 6 (7.50%) VoIP
5 6 (7.50%) WAN
6 4 (5.00%) IPsec
6 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.75%) VPN
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.50%) VLAN
8 2 (2.50%) Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) ADSL
9 1 (1.25%) Extranet
9 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.00%) DTS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.25%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.50%) Social Skills
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 8 (10.00%) Documentation Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 6 (7.50%) Automotive
4 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 6 (7.50%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Analyst
1 16 (20.00%) Architect
1 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 16 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) AWS Architect
4 6 (7.50%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 6 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) IT Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) IT Support
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Developer
5 5 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) SAML
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (6.25%) CSS
2 5 (6.25%) EDI
2 5 (6.25%) HTML
2 5 (6.25%) jQuery
2 5 (6.25%) XML
2 5 (6.25%) XSLT
3 2 (2.50%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.50%) Clustering
4 5 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 27 (33.75%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.50%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.75%) Linux
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (2.50%) Android
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) DevOps
1 19 (23.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (22.50%) Customer Engagement
3 17 (21.25%) Presales
4 14 (17.50%) ITIL
5 13 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.50%) Analytics
7 10 (12.50%) Software Licensing
7 10 (12.50%) Time Management
8 9 (11.25%) Data Protection
9 8 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.75%) Coaching
11 6 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (7.50%) Information Security
11 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
11 6 (7.50%) Proactive Maintenance
11 6 (7.50%) Proactive Monitoring
12 5 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.25%) C#
3 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.00%) Python
5 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.75%) Perl
5 3 (3.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) CCNA
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 6 (7.50%) AWS Certification
4 4 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (2.50%) CISA
5 2 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (2.50%) CRISC
5 2 (2.50%) HNC
6 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.50%) SLA
3 4 (5.00%) GDPR
4 2 (2.50%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) SCCM
2 7 (8.75%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.00%) WSUS
5 3 (3.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.25%) Ansible
6 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.25%) Grafana
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) VMware
3 15 (18.75%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) HP
5 4 (5.00%) Infor
5 4 (5.00%) Sage
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
5 4 (5.00%) Veritas
6 2 (2.50%) Aruba
6 2 (2.50%) CommVault
6 2 (2.50%) Dell
6 2 (2.50%) EMC
6 2 (2.50%) Meraki
6 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.50%) Veeam
7 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow