Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 53 45
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 74 113 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.90% 4.46% 4.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.83% 19.45% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40 76 62
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +29.30% +18.98%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,933 £25,350
90th Percentile £46,250 £61,250 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.88% +14.29% -

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 499 581 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.52% 22.91% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 305 340 322
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,300
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 70 (94.59%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
4 25 (33.78%) Linux
5 24 (32.43%) VMware
6 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
6 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (29.73%) ITIL
8 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (21.62%) Firewall
10 16 (21.62%) SCCM
11 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (18.92%) SQL
12 13 (17.57%) VPN
12 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
13 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
13 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (16.22%) Cisco
13 12 (16.22%) Web Services
14 11 (14.86%) Service Management
14 11 (14.86%) ITSM
14 11 (14.86%) Finance
15 10 (13.51%) DNS
15 10 (13.51%) SLA
15 10 (13.51%) Office 365
15 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
16 9 (12.16%) LAN
16 9 (12.16%) JBoss
16 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder 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 9 (12.16%) JBoss
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.41%) WildFly
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (13.51%) Office 365
4 8 (10.81%) SaaS
5 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) VPN
3 10 (13.51%) DNS
4 9 (12.16%) LAN
5 8 (10.81%) Network Security
6 7 (9.46%) VoIP
7 6 (8.11%) Skype
8 5 (6.76%) DHCP
8 5 (6.76%) SAN
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.05%) WAN
10 1 (1.35%) BGP
10 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.35%) Modbus
10 1 (1.35%) NAS
10 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.35%) VLAN
10 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.41%) DB2
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) IT Manager
5 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.81%) IT Support
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Linux Server Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Server Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Service Manager
7 7 (9.46%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.41%) J2EE
3 4 (5.41%) jQuery
3 4 (5.41%) WCF
4 3 (4.05%) LAMP
4 3 (4.05%) LDAP
5 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) Kafka
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 70 (94.59%) Windows
2 25 (33.78%) Linux
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Unix
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) ITSM
2 11 (14.86%) Service Management
3 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
4 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.81%) Change Management
5 8 (10.81%) Presales
6 7 (9.46%) Coaching
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.46%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (9.46%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.11%) DevOps
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.41%) MVC
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.76%) C#
4 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.05%) VBA
5 3 (4.05%) VBScript
6 2 (2.70%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.05%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCP
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.05%) Docker
5 3 (4.05%) NFS
5 3 (4.05%) Samba
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.35%) Squid
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) vCenter Server
3 6 (8.11%) DameWare
3 6 (8.11%) SCOM
4 4 (5.41%) Ansible
4 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.43%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 3 (4.05%) Meraki
7 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.35%) Cognos
7 1 (1.35%) FactSet
7 1 (1.35%) Informatica
7 1 (1.35%) Ivanti