Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 52 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 111 88 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.10% 4.07% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.86% 19.05% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 59 51
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 559 462 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.67% 21.35% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 355 318 384
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,700 £24,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £39,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% +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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 67 (60.36%) VMware
4 60 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (41.44%) Hyper-V
7 45 (40.54%) SCCM
8 41 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (35.14%) Cisco
10 38 (34.23%) SQL
10 38 (34.23%) SQL Server
11 37 (33.33%) SAN
11 37 (33.33%) Firewall
11 37 (33.33%) SCOM
11 37 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (32.43%) MS Exchange
12 36 (32.43%) ITIL
13 35 (31.53%) DNS
14 29 (26.13%) PowerShell
15 26 (23.42%) DHCP
16 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (21.62%) VPN
18 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (18.92%) MCSE
20 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
21 18 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
21 18 (16.22%) Citrix
22 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
22 17 (15.32%) Load Balancing
23 15 (13.51%) Finance

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 36 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.50%) IIS
4 5 (4.50%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.60%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 37 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.50%) Mimecast
4 5 (4.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.33%) Firewall
1 37 (33.33%) SAN
2 35 (31.53%) DNS
3 26 (23.42%) DHCP
4 24 (21.62%) VPN
5 7 (6.31%) Network Security
6 6 (5.41%) VLAN
7 5 (4.50%) Internet
7 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.50%) WAN
8 4 (3.60%) LAN
8 4 (3.60%) Skype
8 4 (3.60%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.80%) NAS
10 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.90%) SMTP
10 1 (0.90%) VoIP
10 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.90%) MySQL
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.90%) GCC
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) Maven
2 1 (0.90%) MSI
2 1 (0.90%) NuGet
2 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Banking
2 2 (1.80%) Law
2 2 (1.80%) Legal
2 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Games
3 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (13.51%) Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) IT Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) IT Support
6 9 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (8.11%) IT Support Technician
6 9 (8.11%) IT Technician
6 9 (8.11%) Support Technician
7 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Project Support Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Web Services
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Virtual Team
2 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.21%) EMC VNX
4 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.71%) Linux
6 12 (10.81%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.90%) CentOS
8 1 (0.90%) Debian
8 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.90%) Unix
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) ITIL
2 17 (15.32%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.01%) Project Planning
4 9 (8.11%) Change Control
4 9 (8.11%) Validation
5 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.21%) Change Management
5 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.21%) ITIL V3
5 8 (7.21%) Performance Management
6 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.41%) Application Packaging
7 6 (5.41%) Coaching
7 6 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (5.41%) Facilities Management
7 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.41%) Presales
7 6 (5.41%) Project Management
7 6 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.23%) SQL
2 29 (26.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.50%) VB
4 4 (3.60%) Python
4 4 (3.60%) Ruby
4 4 (3.60%) VBScript
5 3 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.92%) MCSE
3 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) CCNA
4 7 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.31%) MCP
4 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.41%) MCSA
6 2 (1.80%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) Degree
7 1 (0.90%) HNC
7 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 46 (41.44%) Hyper-V
3 41 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (11.71%) vSphere
6 4 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.60%) XenApp
6 4 (3.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.90%) Docker
8 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 45 (40.54%) SCCM
2 37 (33.33%) SCOM
3 8 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.41%) vCenter Server
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (3.60%) WSUS
6 3 (2.70%) Puppet
7 2 (1.80%) Ansible
7 2 (1.80%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.90%) Cacti
8 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Nagios
8 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.90%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 67 (60.36%) VMware
2 60 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 39 (35.14%) Cisco
4 18 (16.22%) Citrix
5 9 (8.11%) Veeam
6 8 (7.21%) EMC
7 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.41%) Dell
7 6 (5.41%) HP
8 5 (4.50%) Lotus
9 4 (3.60%) Google
9 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.60%) Symantec
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle
10 2 (1.80%) Splunk
11 1 (0.90%) Apple
11 1 (0.90%) McAfee
11 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.90%) Veritas