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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 66 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 104 39 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.62% 1.23% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.02% 5.51% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 65 26 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
649 708 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.57% 22.27% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 381 425 612
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Glasgow +39 57 £35,000 -18.60% 7
Edinburgh +23 34 £42,000 +12.00% 12
North Lanarkshire +1 8 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £46,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 2 £26,500 -
Aberdeen +6 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Windows
2 131 (71.98%) Microsoft
3 129 (70.88%) Windows Server
4 125 (68.68%) Active Directory
5 115 (63.19%) VMware
6 105 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 93 (51.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (48.35%) DNS
9 81 (44.51%) SQL Server
10 79 (43.41%) DHCP
11 71 (39.01%) SAN
12 69 (37.91%) SQL
13 67 (36.81%) Hyper-V
14 64 (35.16%) Firewall
15 62 (34.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 59 (32.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 59 (32.42%) MS Excel
17 56 (30.77%) SCCM
18 53 (29.12%) ITIL
18 53 (29.12%) MS Exchange
19 49 (26.92%) SLA
20 45 (24.73%) SCOM
21 40 (21.98%) Dell
22 39 (21.43%) Office 365
23 33 (18.13%) Cisco
24 32 (17.58%) WAN
25 31 (17.03%) LAN
26 30 (16.48%) Load Balancing
27 29 (15.93%) Windows 7
27 29 (15.93%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 53 (29.12%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (8.24%) IIS
4 8 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.20%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.65%) Apache
7 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.65%) JBoss
7 3 (1.65%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (32.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.65%) Primavera
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 62 (34.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (21.43%) Office 365
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (48.35%) DNS
2 79 (43.41%) DHCP
3 71 (39.01%) SAN
4 64 (35.16%) Firewall
5 32 (17.58%) WAN
6 31 (17.03%) LAN
7 12 (6.59%) VPN
8 7 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.30%) Wireless
10 5 (2.75%) Internet
10 5 (2.75%) SSL
11 4 (2.20%) HTTP
11 4 (2.20%) NAS
12 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.65%) IPsec
12 3 (1.65%) Network Security
12 3 (1.65%) WAAS
13 1 (0.55%) FirePass
13 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (44.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.55%) MSI
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.55%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (8.24%) Finance
2 11 (6.04%) Banking
3 10 (5.49%) Games
4 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (17.58%) IT Engineer
3 25 (13.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (11.54%) Analyst
5 19 (10.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.34%) Architect
6 17 (9.34%) Senior IT Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Administrator
7 13 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Technical Architect
8 11 (6.04%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.49%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) 1st Line Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (4.40%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) IT Support
11 7 (3.85%) Server Engineer
12 6 (3.30%) Backup Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) Middleware
2 4 (2.20%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.65%) .NET
3 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.65%) WebCenter
3 3 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.55%) COM
4 1 (0.55%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.55%) REST
4 1 (0.55%) WCF
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Clustering
2 9 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.20%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.65%) PKI
5 3 (1.65%) Replication
6 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.10%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Informatics
7 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 182 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (70.88%) Windows Server
3 93 (51.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (32.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (15.93%) Windows 7
6 24 (13.19%) Linux
7 14 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 11 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.49%) Mac OS X
10 9 (4.95%) Solaris
11 6 (3.30%) AIX
12 4 (2.20%) Unix
13 3 (1.65%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.12%) ITIL
2 30 (16.48%) Load Balancing
3 24 (13.19%) Business Continuity
4 21 (11.54%) Project Management
5 18 (9.89%) Matrix Management
6 14 (7.69%) Change Control
7 11 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.40%) CRM
9 7 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.30%) Change Management
10 6 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.75%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.75%) Line Management
11 5 (2.75%) MVC
11 5 (2.75%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.20%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.20%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.91%) SQL
2 22 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.85%) C#
4 4 (2.20%) C++
4 4 (2.20%) Java
4 4 (2.20%) Perl
5 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.10%) Ruby
6 2 (1.10%) VBScript
7 1 (0.55%) Delphi
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.69%) MCSE
3 13 (7.14%) Degree
4 9 (4.95%) MCSA
5 6 (3.30%) MCP
5 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.75%) CCNA
6 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.75%) HND
7 3 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) MCITP
8 2 (1.10%) MCTS
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (26.92%) SLA
2 22 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 125 (68.68%) Active Directory
2 105 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (36.81%) Hyper-V
4 24 (13.19%) vSphere
5 8 (4.40%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.30%) XenApp
7 4 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.55%) Docker
9 1 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (30.77%) SCCM
2 45 (24.73%) SCOM
3 9 (4.95%) Puppet
4 8 (4.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.65%) Ansible
6 3 (1.65%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.65%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.10%) WSUS
8 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 131 (71.98%) Microsoft
2 115 (63.19%) VMware
3 40 (21.98%) Dell
4 33 (18.13%) Cisco
5 29 (15.93%) HP
6 23 (12.64%) EMC
7 22 (12.09%) Citrix
7 22 (12.09%) IBM
7 22 (12.09%) Kaspersky
7 22 (12.09%) Siemens
7 22 (12.09%) WatchGuard
8 11 (6.04%) Oracle
9 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.40%) Apple
11 6 (3.30%) Intel Security
11 6 (3.30%) Symantec
12 5 (2.75%) Varonis
13 4 (2.20%) CA
13 4 (2.20%) NetApp
13 4 (2.20%) SolarWinds
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