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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 83 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.12% 0.91% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 4.18% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +18.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £33,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
320 335 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.79% 21.73% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 201 182 171
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (92.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (63.41%) VMware
4 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
5 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
6 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (39.02%) SAN
7 16 (39.02%) Cisco
8 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
10 13 (31.71%) WAN
11 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (24.39%) LAN
12 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
12 10 (24.39%) Asset Management
13 9 (21.95%) Degree
13 9 (21.95%) Firewall
13 9 (21.95%) Citrix
13 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (19.51%) vSphere
14 8 (19.51%) SQL
14 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
14 8 (19.51%) Finance
14 8 (19.51%) SCCM
14 8 (19.51%) SCOM
14 8 (19.51%) Network Security
15 7 (17.07%) Wireless
15 7 (17.07%) ITIL
15 7 (17.07%) Lync
16 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (51.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (17.07%) Lync
6 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (7.32%) IIS
7 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
1 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) SAN
2 13 (31.71%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) LAN
4 9 (21.95%) Firewall
5 8 (19.51%) Network Security
6 7 (17.07%) Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 5 (12.20%) MPLS
7 5 (12.20%) MRTG
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.88%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.44%) VLAN
9 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.44%) OSPF
9 1 (2.44%) BGP
9 1 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Informix
4 2 (4.88%) Ingres
5 1 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) WinForms
2 2 (4.88%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Kindle
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (92.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Asset Management
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.32%) MOF
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Line Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
6 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Security
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) XAML
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO 9001
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) vSphere
4 6 (14.63%) XenApp
5 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
7 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
7 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
1 8 (19.51%) SCOM
2 3 (7.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Cisco
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.20%) EMC
7 4 (9.76%) Veeam
8 3 (7.32%) Sun
8 3 (7.32%) Symantec
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) F5
10 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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