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 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 130 142 148
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 39 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 0.81% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 3.35% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 13
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £38,750 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
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
797 896 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.00% 24.10% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 473 561 571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,825 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £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 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh +16 18 £31,500 -10.00% 6
Glasgow +11 14 £32,250 +1.57% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Aberdeen +27 2 £39,750 +24.21% 1
West Lothian -5 2 £26,750 -30.51% 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (60.49%) VMware
4 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
5 38 (46.91%) MS Exchange
6 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (43.21%) Cisco
8 34 (41.98%) Firewall
9 33 (40.74%) SAN
9 33 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (35.80%) Citrix
11 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (29.63%) vSphere
12 24 (29.63%) WAN
13 23 (28.40%) DNS
13 23 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (28.40%) CCNA
13 23 (28.40%) ITIL
13 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
14 22 (27.16%) SCOM
15 21 (25.93%) CCNP
15 21 (25.93%) HP
15 21 (25.93%) LAN
16 20 (24.69%) SCCM
16 20 (24.69%) Mentoring
17 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (23.46%) DHCP
17 19 (23.46%) VPN
18 18 (22.22%) XenApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 38 (46.91%) MS Exchange
2 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.17%) Lync
8 4 (4.94%) IIS
9 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.98%) Firewall
2 33 (40.74%) SAN
3 24 (29.63%) WAN
4 23 (28.40%) DNS
5 21 (25.93%) LAN
6 19 (23.46%) DHCP
6 19 (23.46%) VPN
7 14 (17.28%) Wireless
8 11 (13.58%) MPLS
9 8 (9.88%) VoIP
10 6 (7.41%) Network Security
11 4 (4.94%) MRTG
11 4 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
13 2 (2.47%) VLAN
14 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Informix
5 2 (2.47%) Ingres
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) DTS
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.28%) Back Office
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) Team Leader
3 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Operations Team Leader
5 7 (8.64%) IT Support
5 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) WinForms
2 2 (2.47%) WPF
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.47%) Kindle
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.70%) Solaris
6 3 (3.70%) Linux
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.47%) UNIX
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) ITIL
2 20 (24.69%) Mentoring
3 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.64%) Network Design
4 7 (8.64%) Network Management
5 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.94%) CRM
7 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.94%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (3.70%) ERP
8 3 (3.70%) Release Management
8 3 (3.70%) MOF
9 2 (2.47%) Service Management
9 2 (2.47%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.47%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) C#
3 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.47%) VB
4 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) CCNA
1 23 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.93%) CCNP
3 13 (16.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.88%) Degree
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) MCITP
6 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCSE
7 2 (2.47%) MCSA
7 2 (2.47%) HND
7 2 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) MCDST
8 1 (1.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 33 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (29.63%) vSphere
4 18 (22.22%) XenApp
5 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.94%) ISA Server
6 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (27.16%) SCOM
2 20 (24.69%) SCCM
3 13 (16.05%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (60.49%) VMware
2 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 35 (43.21%) Cisco
4 29 (35.80%) Citrix
5 21 (25.93%) HP
6 16 (19.75%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.88%) Dell
7 8 (9.88%) SonicWALL
8 7 (8.64%) Juniper
9 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.94%) Veeam
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle
11 3 (3.70%) EMC
11 3 (3.70%) Symantec
11 3 (3.70%) McAfee
11 3 (3.70%) Veritas
12 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.47%) Sun
12 2 (2.47%) IBM
13 1 (1.23%) Cognos
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