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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 95 102 144
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +42
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 61 57 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 1.76% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.18% 6.04% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -44.82%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -15.29%
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
746 943 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.15% 29.05% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 445 580 439
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £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 30 January 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 January 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 +3 23 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Aberdeen +19 19 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Glasgow +18 14 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Moray -3 3 - -
West Lothian -5 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (71.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (49.59%) Active Directory
4 56 (45.53%) VMware
5 54 (43.90%) Microsoft
6 48 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (37.40%) MS Exchange
8 43 (34.96%) Firewall
9 41 (33.33%) Cisco
9 41 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 36 (29.27%) HP
11 35 (28.46%) SQL Server
12 33 (26.83%) DNS
12 33 (26.83%) VoIP
13 32 (26.02%) SLA
13 32 (26.02%) Citrix
13 32 (26.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (24.39%) Service Delivery
15 28 (22.76%) SAN
15 28 (22.76%) Windows 7
16 27 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (21.14%) PowerShell
17 26 (21.14%) ITIL
18 24 (19.51%) SQL
18 24 (19.51%) Degree
19 23 (18.70%) MPLS
20 22 (17.89%) Juniper
21 20 (16.26%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
21 20 (16.26%) CCNA

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (37.40%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
4 14 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.50%) Lync
7 7 (5.69%) CMS
7 7 (5.69%) IIS
8 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.96%) Firewall
2 33 (26.83%) DNS
2 33 (26.83%) VoIP
3 28 (22.76%) SAN
4 23 (18.70%) MPLS
5 20 (16.26%) Wireless
6 18 (14.63%) WAN
7 14 (11.38%) LAN
8 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
8 10 (8.13%) VPN
8 10 (8.13%) DHCP
9 9 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.88%) FCoE
10 6 (4.88%) Ethernet
10 6 (4.88%) FTP
10 6 (4.88%) DMZ
10 6 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (4.88%) VLAN
11 5 (4.07%) HTTPS
11 5 (4.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.63%) Ingres
4 2 (1.63%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.63%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.81%) MSI
4 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Advertising
3 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (22.76%) Analyst
2 18 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) Support Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) IT Support
4 13 (10.57%) Customer Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Customer Support Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) Network Specialist
5 12 (9.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Senior Network Specialist
7 7 (5.69%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.69%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Server Technician
8 5 (4.07%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) HTML
2 6 (4.88%) MSMQ
2 6 (4.88%) .NET
3 4 (3.25%) WinForms
4 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.63%) WPF
5 2 (1.63%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.81%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.81%) COM
6 1 (0.81%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) JDBC
6 1 (0.81%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.69%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Replication
5 5 (4.07%) Kindle
6 4 (3.25%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.25%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (71.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (22.76%) Windows 7
5 16 (13.01%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.69%) HPUX
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (4.07%) Linux
9 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.44%) Solaris
10 3 (2.44%) UNIX
11 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) Service Delivery
2 26 (21.14%) ITIL
3 18 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 15 (12.20%) Network Design
4 15 (12.20%) Network Management
5 13 (10.57%) Change Management
6 12 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (7.32%) Project Management
7 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.32%) Line Management
8 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.69%) ERP
10 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.88%) CRM
10 6 (4.88%) Workflow
11 5 (4.07%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.07%) Service Management
12 4 (3.25%) Capacity Management
12 4 (3.25%) Fault Management
12 4 (3.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) PowerShell
2 24 (19.51%) SQL
3 16 (13.01%) C#
4 4 (3.25%) VB
5 1 (0.81%) XAML
5 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) Degree
2 20 (16.26%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (16.26%) CCNA
3 17 (13.82%) CCNP
4 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (10.57%) MCSE
6 9 (7.32%) MCITP
6 9 (7.32%) MCP
7 8 (6.50%) APMP
8 5 (4.07%) MCSA
9 4 (3.25%) CCDP
9 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.44%) HND
11 1 (0.81%) MCTS
11 1 (0.81%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.02%) SLA
2 15 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (49.59%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.57%) vSphere
5 12 (9.76%) XenApp
6 4 (3.25%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.81%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (13.82%) SCCM
2 8 (6.50%) SCOM
3 3 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.63%) Nagios
4 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.81%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.81%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 56 (45.53%) VMware
2 54 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 41 (33.33%) Cisco
4 36 (29.27%) HP
5 32 (26.02%) Citrix
6 22 (17.89%) Juniper
7 16 (13.01%) Dell
8 15 (12.20%) SonicWALL
9 12 (9.76%) Oracle
10 10 (8.13%) EMC
11 7 (5.69%) Brocade
11 7 (5.69%) Fujitsu
11 7 (5.69%) Symantec
11 7 (5.69%) Avaya
11 7 (5.69%) Nortel
12 6 (4.88%) IBM
12 6 (4.88%) Clearswift
12 6 (4.88%) BT
13 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.44%) CommVault
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 5% bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 5% bonus
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