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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 86 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 0.58% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 2.56% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £39,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
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
351 352 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.27% 22.65% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 215 209 204
Average salary £39,500 £36,572 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (69.44%) VMware
4 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 14 (38.89%) SAN
5 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco
8 11 (30.56%) WAN
9 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.22%) LAN
10 8 (22.22%) Firewall
11 7 (19.44%) vSphere
11 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
12 6 (16.67%) Wireless
12 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
12 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 6 (16.67%) SCOM
12 6 (16.67%) Network Security
12 6 (16.67%) Degree
12 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.89%) DNS
13 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
14 4 (11.11%) Veeam

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (11.11%) Lync
6 3 (8.33%) IIS
6 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) WAN
3 8 (22.22%) LAN
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
4 6 (16.67%) Wireless
4 6 (16.67%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) MPLS
6 4 (11.11%) MRTG
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Informix
5 2 (5.56%) Ingres
6 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 4 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) WinForms
1 2 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Kindle
2 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) CRM
2 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (8.33%) MOF
3 3 (8.33%) Release Management
3 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) MCITP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCDST
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) vSphere
4 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.78%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCOM
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.11%) Veeam
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Sun
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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