Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 87 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 55 61 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.99% 2.47% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.38% 12.03% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 60
Edinburgh median annual salary £28,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -1.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £21,600 £33,850 £29,825
90th Percentile £43,625 £55,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -5.06% +3.95%

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 411 507 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.35% 20.51% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 225 344 352
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £67,500 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +7.59% -4.82%

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 22 (40.00%) Finance
4 21 (38.18%) Office 365
4 21 (38.18%) Windows 10
5 17 (30.91%) VMware
5 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
7 12 (21.82%) Linux
7 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
8 11 (20.00%) AWS
9 10 (18.18%) Azure
9 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.18%) Python
9 10 (18.18%) Cloud Native
10 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
10 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (16.36%) Sprint Planning
10 9 (16.36%) Technology Roadmap
10 9 (16.36%) Serverless
10 9 (16.36%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (16.36%) Web Services
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.36%) TDD
10 9 (16.36%) Ruby
10 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.36%) Data Protection
10 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.55%) 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 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Office 365
2 11 (20.00%) AWS
3 10 (18.18%) Azure
4 9 (16.36%) Serverless
5 2 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DHCP
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
1 5 (9.09%) VPN
2 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Housing Association
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) IT Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Desktop Support
2 9 (16.36%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) IT Security Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Security Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Cloud Native
2 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.27%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows 10
3 12 (21.82%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) SUSE
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) Acceptance Criteria
2 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (16.36%) Data Protection
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (16.36%) Sprint Planning
2 9 (16.36%) TDD
2 9 (16.36%) Technology Roadmap
2 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
3 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.27%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.18%) Python
3 9 (16.36%) Ruby
4 4 (7.27%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) A+ Certification
2 4 (7.27%) CCNA
2 4 (7.27%) CCNP
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.82%) HND
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
1 17 (30.91%) VMware
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco
3 4 (7.27%) Veeam
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) NVIDIA
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow