Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 51 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 130 93 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.89% 4.04% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.00% 19.06% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 95 51 52
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £38,670 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.77% +10.48% +6.87%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £48,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £38,670 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.91% +3.12% -

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 591 488 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.23% 21.22% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 375 350 413
Edinburgh median annual salary £39,000 £44,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +16.23% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,959 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,875 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% +6.67%

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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (73.85%) Active Directory
3 93 (71.54%) VMware
4 75 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (53.85%) PowerShell
5 70 (53.85%) ITIL
6 66 (50.77%) Microsoft
7 58 (44.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 44 (33.85%) SCCM
10 43 (33.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (33.08%) Cisco
11 42 (32.31%) DNS
12 40 (30.77%) DHCP
12 40 (30.77%) SAN
12 40 (30.77%) SCOM
13 39 (30.00%) MCSE
13 39 (30.00%) Virtual Team
14 38 (29.23%) Hyper-V
15 37 (28.46%) VMware ESXi
16 34 (26.15%) SQL Server
17 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (23.85%) ITIL V3
18 31 (23.85%) MS Exchange
19 30 (23.08%) SQL
20 29 (22.31%) Citrix
20 29 (22.31%) Validation
21 28 (21.54%) vSphere
22 27 (20.77%) Opscode Chef
22 27 (20.77%) Performance Management

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 31 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.85%) IIS
4 17 (13.08%) Skype for Business
5 12 (9.23%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.31%) JBoss
6 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.54%) Apache
7 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (13.85%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (12.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (9.23%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.08%) Office 365
6 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.31%) DNS
2 40 (30.77%) DHCP
2 40 (30.77%) SAN
3 18 (13.85%) Firewall
4 14 (10.77%) Skype
4 14 (10.77%) Unified Communications
5 13 (10.00%) Internet
6 9 (6.92%) WAN
7 8 (6.15%) LAN
8 6 (4.62%) VPN
9 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.31%) VLAN
11 2 (1.54%) NAS
11 2 (1.54%) VoIP
12 1 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.77%) MPLS
12 1 (0.77%) OSPF
12 1 (0.77%) RIP
12 1 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.54%) GCC
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.54%) Maven
2 2 (1.54%) MSI
2 2 (1.54%) NuGet
2 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Legal
3 1 (0.77%) Banking
3 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.77%) Games
3 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (50.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (22.31%) Analyst
3 21 (16.15%) Systems Analyst
4 20 (15.38%) IT Engineer
5 19 (14.62%) IT Analyst
6 15 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Project Support Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Support Manager
9 6 (4.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.77%) CSS
2 1 (0.77%) HTML
2 1 (0.77%) Java EE
2 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 27 (20.77%) EMC VNX
3 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.54%) Tandem
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Fintech
6 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (44.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.92%) Linux
5 9 (6.92%) Windows 10
6 7 (5.38%) CentOS
6 7 (5.38%) Debian
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.85%) ITIL
2 31 (23.85%) ITIL V3
3 29 (22.31%) Validation
4 27 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.77%) Performance Management
5 16 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (12.31%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.77%) Application Packaging
6 14 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (10.77%) Change Management
6 14 (10.77%) Coaching
6 14 (10.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (10.77%) Service Delivery
7 12 (9.23%) Performance Analysis
8 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
9 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.38%) DevOps
11 7 (5.38%) Project Management
12 6 (4.62%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 70 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 30 (23.08%) SQL
3 7 (5.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.08%) VBScript
5 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.31%) C#
5 3 (2.31%) Java
5 3 (2.31%) VB
6 2 (1.54%) Perl
6 2 (1.54%) Python
6 2 (1.54%) Ruby
6 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.77%) C
7 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (33.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (30.00%) MCSE
3 15 (11.54%) MCSA
4 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.62%) CCNA
6 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.62%) Degree
7 5 (3.85%) MCP
8 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.77%) HNC
9 1 (0.77%) HND
9 1 (0.77%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (73.85%) Active Directory
2 38 (29.23%) Hyper-V
3 37 (28.46%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (21.54%) vSphere
6 17 (13.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (12.31%) XenApp
8 15 (11.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.77%) Docker
9 1 (0.77%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.77%) KVM
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (33.85%) SCCM
2 40 (30.77%) SCOM
3 27 (20.77%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (9.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (6.92%) Nagios
6 7 (5.38%) Cacti
6 7 (5.38%) SmokePing
7 6 (4.62%) Puppet
7 6 (4.62%) WSUS
8 4 (3.08%) Ansible
9 2 (1.54%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.54%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.54%) yum
10 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.77%) Graphite
10 1 (0.77%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.77%) Icinga
10 1 (0.77%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 93 (71.54%) VMware
2 66 (50.77%) Microsoft
3 43 (33.08%) Cisco
4 29 (22.31%) Citrix
5 27 (20.77%) EMC
6 19 (14.62%) HP
7 14 (10.77%) Symantec
8 13 (10.00%) Google
8 13 (10.00%) Lotus
8 13 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 13 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.15%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.62%) Splunk
11 3 (2.31%) CyberArk
11 3 (2.31%) F5
12 2 (1.54%) Perforce
13 1 (0.77%) Apple
13 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.77%) ForeScout
13 1 (0.77%) Spiceworks