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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 121 129 150
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 42 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.21% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.25% 4.97% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 13
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,800 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £42,500 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
800 906 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.34% 24.42% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 475 562 580
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 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 30 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 +11 20 £31,250 -10.71% 5
Glasgow +18 15 £32,250 -7.85% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Aberdeen +21 3 £37,750 +17.96% 1
West Lothian -8 1 £27,500 -28.57%
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (90.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (60.98%) VMware
4 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
5 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 35 (42.68%) MS Exchange
7 34 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (40.24%) SAN
9 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (35.37%) Cisco
10 29 (35.37%) Firewall
11 26 (31.71%) vSphere
12 25 (30.49%) SCOM
12 25 (30.49%) ITIL
13 24 (29.27%) Citrix
14 23 (28.05%) WAN
14 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
14 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (26.83%) SCCM
16 21 (25.61%) DNS
17 20 (24.39%) VPN
17 20 (24.39%) LAN
18 19 (23.17%) DHCP
18 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (23.17%) CCNA
18 19 (23.17%) XenApp
19 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
19 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
20 17 (20.73%) CCNP
20 17 (20.73%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 35 (42.68%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (15.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
7 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (7.32%) Lync
9 3 (3.66%) IIS
9 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.24%) SAN
2 29 (35.37%) Firewall
3 23 (28.05%) WAN
4 21 (25.61%) DNS
5 20 (24.39%) VPN
5 20 (24.39%) LAN
6 19 (23.17%) DHCP
7 8 (9.76%) Wireless
8 7 (8.54%) MPLS
9 5 (6.10%) Network Security
10 4 (4.88%) MRTG
10 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.88%) VoIP
11 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.44%) VLAN
13 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.22%) NAS
13 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) QlikView
5 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.22%) Informix
5 1 (1.22%) DTS
5 1 (1.22%) Ingres
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.85%) Back Office
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Support Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (12.20%) Team Leader
4 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Operations Team Leader
6 6 (7.32%) IT Support
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Graduate
10 2 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.22%) WinForms
3 1 (1.22%) WPF
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (6.10%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Kindle
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (90.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.73%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.32%) Linux
5 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.88%) UNIX
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.44%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) AIX
9 1 (1.22%) Debian
9 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.22%) Android
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Mentoring
3 13 (15.85%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.54%) Release Management
5 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.10%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.66%) Network Design
8 3 (3.66%) CRM
8 3 (3.66%) ERP
8 3 (3.66%) MOF
8 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.66%) Network Management
9 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.44%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (2.44%) Change Control
9 2 (2.44%) Information Security
9 2 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) C#
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.44%) Delphi
4 2 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) CCNA
1 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.73%) CCNP
3 14 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.32%) Degree
6 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) HND
7 3 (3.66%) MCITP
8 2 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.22%) HNC
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) NCDA
9 1 (1.22%) MCDST
9 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (31.71%) vSphere
4 19 (23.17%) XenApp
5 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.10%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.88%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.66%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.22%) XenServer
10 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) SCOM
2 22 (26.83%) SCCM
3 13 (15.85%) SCVMM
4 7 (8.54%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (2.44%) WSUS
7 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) VMware
2 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 29 (35.37%) Cisco
4 24 (29.27%) Citrix
5 17 (20.73%) HP
6 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.32%) Dell
7 6 (7.32%) Veritas
8 5 (6.10%) EMC
9 4 (4.88%) Symantec
9 4 (4.88%) McAfee
9 4 (4.88%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.66%) IBM
10 3 (3.66%) Juniper
11 2 (2.44%) CommVault
11 2 (2.44%) NetApp
11 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.44%) Oracle
11 2 (2.44%) Veeam
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