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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.62% 1.24% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.04% 5.47% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 13
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £62,500 £45,000
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
226 311 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.44% 22.77% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 150 202 200
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,340 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (51.11%) VMware
6 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (37.78%) SAN
9 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
9 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
10 13 (28.89%) DHCP
10 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (28.89%) DNS
11 12 (26.67%) Firewall
11 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
11 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 12 (26.67%) SCCM
12 11 (24.44%) Cisco
13 10 (22.22%) ITIL
13 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (20.00%) Office 365
14 9 (20.00%) SQL
15 8 (17.78%) Linux
15 8 (17.78%) Finance
15 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
15 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
16 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (15.56%) VPN
17 6 (13.33%) Citrix
17 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.67%) JBoss
5 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.44%) IIS
7 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) SAN
2 13 (28.89%) DHCP
2 13 (28.89%) DNS
3 12 (26.67%) Firewall
4 7 (15.56%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.89%) WAN
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.67%) HTTP
7 3 (6.67%) IPsec
7 3 (6.67%) LAN
7 3 (6.67%) NAS
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security
7 3 (6.67%) SSL
7 3 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.22%) FirePass
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.22%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Games
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Security Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) WCF
2 1 (2.22%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.22%) WPF
2 1 (2.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) EPoS
4 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Informatics
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Linux
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) Solaris
9 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Change Management
2 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (11.11%) Line Management
2 5 (11.11%) MVC
2 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) CRM
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) High Availability
5 2 (4.44%) ITSM
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) C++
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) MCTS
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) HND
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.33%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) VMware
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Varonis
6 4 (8.89%) CA
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) CommVault
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle
8 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) EMC
9 1 (2.22%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.22%) IronPort
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