Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -36 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 61 117 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.53% 4.51% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 21.67% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 82 58
Edinburgh median annual salary £39,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.86% +25.00% -13.87%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £22,850
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £41,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -10.84% +9.21% -5.00%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 476 540 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.74% 20.82% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 317 348 342
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £55,375 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Edinburgh

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Edinburgh

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 58 (95.08%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
4 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
5 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (32.79%) VMware
7 19 (31.15%) Linux
8 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (22.95%) Office 365
9 14 (22.95%) DevOps
10 13 (21.31%) Finance
10 13 (21.31%) DNS
11 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (18.03%) SLA
12 11 (18.03%) Windows 10
13 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (14.75%) SCCM
14 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.75%) LAN
14 9 (14.75%) Python
15 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
15 8 (13.11%) WAN
15 8 (13.11%) DHCP
15 8 (13.11%) SQL
15 8 (13.11%) Firewall
15 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (11.48%) Computer Science Degree

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) WildFly
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Office 365
2 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.92%) SaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) DNS
2 9 (14.75%) LAN
3 8 (13.11%) DHCP
3 8 (13.11%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) WAN
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.28%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) Broadband
7 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.64%) Internet
7 1 (1.64%) Modbus
7 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Administrator
2 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Active Directory Consultant
3 6 (9.84%) Consultant
3 6 (9.84%) IT Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) IT Support
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) LAMP
2 4 (6.56%) LDAP
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) jQuery
3 3 (4.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 58 (95.08%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (31.15%) Linux
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.03%) Windows 10
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.20%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.56%) Unix
8 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) DevOps
2 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL
5 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.20%) Data Privacy
6 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.56%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.56%) Service Management
7 4 (6.56%) TDD
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) Python
2 8 (13.11%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) Ruby
6 3 (4.92%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCSA
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) Docker
4 4 (6.56%) Firmware
4 4 (6.56%) NFS
4 4 (6.56%) Samba
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (63.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Cisco
4 5 (8.20%) Meraki
5 4 (6.56%) Fiserv
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) IBM