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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 120 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.91% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.72% 3.88% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
678 901 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.96% 23.52% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 405 577 501
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +19 15 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Glasgow +5 12 £37,750 +15.26% 5
West Lothian - 2 £26,000 -
Aberdeen +18 1 £41,000 -0.60%
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 51 (56.67%) VMware
5 42 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 41 (45.56%) Cisco
7 39 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (42.22%) Firewall
9 37 (41.11%) Citrix
10 36 (40.00%) SAN
10 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 34 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (36.67%) MS Excel
13 27 (30.00%) vSphere
13 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 26 (28.89%) DNS
15 25 (27.78%) WAN
15 25 (27.78%) ITIL
16 24 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (26.67%) CCNA
17 23 (25.56%) CCNP
17 23 (25.56%) HP
17 23 (25.56%) XenApp
18 22 (24.44%) LAN
19 21 (23.33%) Mentoring
20 20 (22.22%) SCOM
20 20 (22.22%) Wireless
21 19 (21.11%) DHCP
21 19 (21.11%) SLA
21 19 (21.11%) SCCM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (14.44%) SharePoint
5 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (8.89%) Lync
9 6 (6.67%) IIS
10 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) Firewall
2 36 (40.00%) SAN
3 26 (28.89%) DNS
4 25 (27.78%) WAN
5 22 (24.44%) LAN
6 20 (22.22%) Wireless
7 19 (21.11%) DHCP
8 18 (20.00%) VPN
9 17 (18.89%) MPLS
10 16 (17.78%) VoIP
11 8 (8.89%) Network Security
12 5 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (5.56%) MRTG
12 5 (5.56%) VLAN
13 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
14 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 1 (1.11%) Multicast
14 1 (1.11%) Spanning Tree
14 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) Informix
3 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.22%) Ingres
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) MSI
General
1 12 (13.33%) Back Office
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (8.89%) Senior Network Specialist
3 8 (8.89%) Network Specialist
4 7 (7.78%) Team Leader
4 7 (7.78%) IT Support
4 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Manager
7 4 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (3.33%) Server Technician
8 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) WinForms
2 2 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.67%) Kindle
3 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.11%) FMCG
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (21.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.78%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 3 (3.33%) Solaris
7 2 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.11%) Android
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Mentoring
3 16 (17.78%) Service Delivery
4 12 (13.33%) Network Design
4 12 (13.33%) Network Management
5 10 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
8 4 (4.44%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.33%) ERP
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
9 3 (3.33%) MOF
10 2 (2.22%) Data Security
10 2 (2.22%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.22%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.22%) Line Management
10 2 (2.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) XAML
5 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (26.67%) CCNA
2 23 (25.56%) CCNP
3 11 (12.22%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.56%) MCITP
7 4 (4.44%) MCSE
7 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.22%) HND
9 2 (2.22%) MCSA
9 2 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) MCDST
10 1 (1.11%) CCIE
10 1 (1.11%) MCP
10 1 (1.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) SLA
2 7 (7.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (30.00%) vSphere
4 23 (25.56%) XenApp
5 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.56%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.11%) XenServer
9 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.11%) NFS
9 1 (1.11%) Firmware
9 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (22.22%) SCOM
2 19 (21.11%) SCCM
3 9 (10.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) VMware
2 41 (45.56%) Cisco
3 37 (41.11%) Citrix
4 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (25.56%) HP
6 13 (14.44%) SonicWALL
6 13 (14.44%) CheckPoint
7 12 (13.33%) Juniper
7 12 (13.33%) Dell
8 8 (8.89%) EMC
9 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.44%) Veeam
11 3 (3.33%) Sun
11 3 (3.33%) Oracle
11 3 (3.33%) Symantec
11 3 (3.33%) McAfee
12 1 (1.11%) Twitter
12 1 (1.11%) F5
12 1 (1.11%) Google
12 1 (1.11%) IBM
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