The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 106 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 58 42 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 1.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.95% 4.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 0
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Windows Server 2012
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
835 888 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.89% 26.70% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 512 529 561
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +33 23 £37,500 - 4
Edinburgh -8 19 £35,000 - 2
Glasgow +3 10 £38,500 +18.46% 5
Highlands - 4 - -
Moray - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (68.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (53.23%) VMware
4 63 (50.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
6 50 (40.32%) Active Directory
6 50 (40.32%) MS Exchange
7 47 (37.90%) MS Excel
8 46 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
10 36 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (29.03%) SAN
11 35 (28.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (27.42%) Firewall
13 33 (26.61%) MCSE
14 32 (25.81%) SQL
15 31 (25.00%) DNS
15 31 (25.00%) Cisco
16 30 (24.19%) HP
17 28 (22.58%) Hyper-V
18 27 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2007
19 26 (20.97%) ITIL
19 26 (20.97%) PowerShell
20 25 (20.16%) Windows 7
20 25 (20.16%) MCITP
20 25 (20.16%) SharePoint
21 23 (18.55%) SLA
22 22 (17.74%) Service Delivery
22 22 (17.74%) VoIP
22 22 (17.74%) MCSA

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 50 (40.32%) MS Exchange
2 35 (28.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (20.16%) SharePoint
5 13 (10.48%) IIS
6 10 (8.06%) CMS
7 9 (7.26%) Lync
8 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (4.84%) Apache
9 6 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
10 5 (4.03%) nginx
11 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
Applications
1 47 (37.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.81%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Office 365
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.03%) SAN
2 34 (27.42%) Firewall
3 31 (25.00%) DNS
4 22 (17.74%) VoIP
5 14 (11.29%) WAN
6 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
6 13 (10.48%) MPLS
7 12 (9.68%) Wireless
8 10 (8.06%) LAN
8 10 (8.06%) DHCP
9 9 (7.26%) FTP
10 8 (6.45%) HTTP
10 8 (6.45%) SMTP
10 8 (6.45%) HTTPS
10 8 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (5.65%) VPN
12 6 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (4.84%) DMZ
12 6 (4.84%) Ethernet
12 6 (4.84%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.84%) MySQL
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.61%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Advertising
2 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.81%) French Language
4 1 (0.81%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (26.61%) Analyst
2 28 (22.58%) IT Support
3 27 (21.77%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Support Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) IT Support Analyst
5 13 (10.48%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Customer Support Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Customer Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Manager
8 9 (7.26%) Server Technician
9 8 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Consultant
10 7 (5.65%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (4.84%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Network Specialist
12 5 (4.03%) Team Leader
12 5 (4.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.48%) HTML
2 6 (4.84%) MSMQ
3 5 (4.03%) .NET
3 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (2.42%) COM
4 3 (2.42%) CSS
4 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.61%) WCF
5 2 (1.61%) WinForms
5 2 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.61%) Web Services
5 2 (1.61%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (0.81%) HTML5
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.81%) CSS3
6 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.65%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.84%) Replication
5 4 (3.23%) Statistics
5 4 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (68.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (50.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (20.16%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.48%) Windows XP
5 13 (10.48%) Linux
6 8 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.65%) Windows 2000
7 7 (5.65%) HPUX
8 6 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (4.03%) OpenSolaris
9 5 (4.03%) Solaris
10 4 (3.23%) UNIX
10 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.81%) CentOS
12 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) ITIL
2 22 (17.74%) Service Delivery
3 15 (12.10%) Change Management
3 15 (12.10%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (11.29%) Mentoring
5 13 (10.48%) Project Management
6 12 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (8.06%) Line Management
8 9 (7.26%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.26%) ERP
9 7 (5.65%) Information Security
9 7 (5.65%) Fault Management
9 7 (5.65%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.84%) Network Management
10 6 (4.84%) Network Design
10 6 (4.84%) Workflow
10 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.03%) CRM
12 4 (3.23%) MVC
12 4 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.81%) SQL
2 26 (20.97%) PowerShell
3 17 (13.71%) C#
4 5 (4.03%) Perl
4 5 (4.03%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.03%) Python
5 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) VBScript
7 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (26.61%) MCSE
3 25 (20.16%) MCITP
4 22 (17.74%) MCSA
5 19 (15.32%) MCTS
6 18 (14.52%) Degree
7 11 (8.87%) MCP
8 10 (8.06%) CCNA
8 10 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 8 (6.45%) APMP
10 6 (4.84%) CCNP
11 4 (3.23%) CCDP
11 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.55%) SLA
2 17 (13.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (40.32%) Active Directory
2 46 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.68%) vSphere
5 3 (2.42%) XenApp
5 3 (2.42%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) SCCM
2 6 (4.84%) SCOM
3 5 (4.03%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.61%) Nagios
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.81%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 66 (53.23%) VMware
2 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.00%) Cisco
4 30 (24.19%) HP
5 20 (16.13%) Oracle
6 18 (14.52%) Citrix
7 16 (12.90%) Juniper
8 12 (9.68%) Dell
9 9 (7.26%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.26%) Symantec
10 8 (6.45%) Veeam
11 7 (5.65%) Fujitsu
11 7 (5.65%) Nortel
11 7 (5.65%) Brocade
11 7 (5.65%) Avaya
12 6 (4.84%) EMC
12 6 (4.84%) IBM
12 6 (4.84%) Clearswift
12 6 (4.84%) BT
12 6 (4.84%) SonicWALL
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