The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 82 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.09% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.47% 5.41% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 7
Average salary £37,189 £36,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £31,600 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2012
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
311 333 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.02% 20.21% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 201 196 165
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (60.00%) VMware
4 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
4 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (45.00%) Cisco
7 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
8 16 (40.00%) SAN
9 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (32.50%) WAN
11 11 (27.50%) Degree
12 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
12 10 (25.00%) Firewall
12 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 9 (22.50%) LAN
14 8 (20.00%) ITIL
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 8 (20.00%) Citrix
14 8 (20.00%) vSphere
14 8 (20.00%) Network Security
15 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
15 7 (17.50%) Lync
15 7 (17.50%) Finance
15 7 (17.50%) SCCM
15 7 (17.50%) SCOM
16 6 (15.00%) Computer Science

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (17.50%) Lync
5 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.00%) CMS
7 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (5.00%) IIS
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) SAN
2 13 (32.50%) WAN
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) Network Security
6 6 (15.00%) Wireless
6 6 (15.00%) DNS
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (12.50%) MRTG
7 5 (12.50%) MPLS
8 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.00%) VoIP
10 1 (2.50%) WAAS
10 1 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (2.50%) Multicast
10 1 (2.50%) FTP
10 1 (2.50%) HTTP
10 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Informix
3 2 (5.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) WPF
2 2 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (15.00%) Kindle
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX
6 3 (7.50%) Solaris
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (7.50%) CRM
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) MOF
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.00%) Line Management
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) CCNP
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (5.00%) HND
3 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) vSphere
4 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.50%) XenApp
6 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
7 2 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
1 7 (17.50%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 18 (45.00%) Cisco
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.50%) EMC
6 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.00%) Veeam
8 3 (7.50%) Sun
8 3 (7.50%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) HP
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.50%) Twitter
10 1 (2.50%) F5
10 1 (2.50%) NetApp
10 1 (2.50%) Veritas
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