Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 100 77 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.79% 3.50% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.75% 16.45% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 54
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -14.11% +25.38%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,810 £26,400
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £60,175
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% +4.48%

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 482 468 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.28% 21.27% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 281 294 299
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,300 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,825 £57,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 44 (44.00%) VMware
5 36 (36.00%) SCCM
5 36 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (35.00%) Firewall
6 35 (35.00%) Cisco
6 35 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 33 (33.00%) SQL
7 33 (33.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (29.00%) Hyper-V
8 29 (29.00%) VPN
9 26 (26.00%) MS Exchange
10 25 (25.00%) Linux
10 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (24.00%) SCOM
11 24 (24.00%) ITIL
12 20 (20.00%) DNS
12 20 (20.00%) SAN
12 20 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (15.00%) SLA
13 15 (15.00%) Network Security
14 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (14.00%) Presales
14 14 (14.00%) vCenter Server
14 14 (14.00%) Web Services

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 26 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.00%) JBoss
4 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.00%) Eikon
1 1 (1.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.00%) Office 365
4 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.00%) SaaS
5 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.00%) Firewall
2 29 (29.00%) VPN
3 20 (20.00%) DNS
3 20 (20.00%) SAN
4 15 (15.00%) Network Security
5 10 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (6.00%) LAN
6 6 (6.00%) Skype
6 6 (6.00%) VoIP
7 4 (4.00%) VLAN
8 3 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.00%) NAS
10 1 (1.00%) Internet
10 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.00%) SMTP
10 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) DB2
2 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Law
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Analyst
1 19 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) IT Support
4 15 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 14 (14.00%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Linux Server Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Server Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) IT Manager
8 9 (9.00%) IT Support Technician
8 9 (9.00%) IT Technician
8 9 (9.00%) Support Technician
9 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) IT Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) IT Services Manager
9 7 (7.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.00%) J2EE
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.00%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (25.00%) Linux
2 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.00%) Unix
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) ITIL
2 20 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 14 (14.00%) Presales
4 13 (13.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 9 (9.00%) Change Management
6 9 (9.00%) ITSM
6 9 (9.00%) Service Management
7 7 (7.00%) Coaching
7 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.00%) Change Control
8 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.00%) Project Management
10 4 (4.00%) Facilities Management
10 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) SQL
2 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.00%) VB
3 5 (5.00%) VBScript
4 4 (4.00%) Python
5 3 (3.00%) Ruby
6 2 (2.00%) C#
6 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.00%) C++
7 1 (1.00%) Java
7 1 (1.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.00%) MCSE
2 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) CCNA
3 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.00%) MCP
5 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCSA
6 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.00%) HNC
7 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (29.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.00%) Squid
7 1 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 36 (36.00%) SCCM
2 24 (24.00%) SCOM
3 14 (14.00%) vCenter Server
4 6 (6.00%) DameWare
5 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (44.00%) VMware
3 35 (35.00%) Cisco
4 9 (9.00%) Veeam
5 7 (7.00%) Citrix
6 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.00%) Dell
7 5 (5.00%) Oracle
8 3 (3.00%) Meraki
9 1 (1.00%) Apple
9 1 (1.00%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.00%) Cognos
9 1 (1.00%) FactSet
9 1 (1.00%) HP
9 1 (1.00%) iManage
9 1 (1.00%) Informatica
9 1 (1.00%) Lotus
9 1 (1.00%) Splunk
9 1 (1.00%) Veritas
9 1 (1.00%) Wyse