Period
to 23 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 78 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 -29 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 89 71 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.51% 2.81% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.16% 14.40% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 80
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -30.95% +35.77%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,000 £28,079
90th Percentile £67,500 £46,250 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £36,750 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -9.26% +15.71%

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 587 493 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.17% 19.52% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 352 304 343
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,089 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.22% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,825 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,125 £62,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (53.93%) Active Directory
3 34 (38.20%) Firewall
4 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
4 31 (34.83%) Linux
5 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (29.21%) Azure
6 26 (29.21%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (26.97%) DHCP
9 23 (25.84%) DNS
9 23 (25.84%) Finance
9 23 (25.84%) Office 365
10 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (23.60%) VLAN
11 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
11 21 (23.60%) SQL
12 19 (21.35%) DevOps
13 17 (19.10%) Cisco
14 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (17.98%) MCSA
15 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (16.85%) AWS
15 15 (16.85%) Microservices
15 15 (16.85%) Kubernetes
15 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
16 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
16 14 (15.73%) IIS
16 14 (15.73%) Red Hat
17 13 (14.61%) LAN

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 14 (15.73%) IIS
2 12 (13.48%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Documentum
7 1 (1.12%) FileNet
7 1 (1.12%) OnBase
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.21%) Azure
2 23 (25.84%) Office 365
3 15 (16.85%) AWS
4 10 (11.24%) GitHub
4 10 (11.24%) IaaS
5 9 (10.11%) Serverless
6 2 (2.25%) SaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.12%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) Firewall
2 24 (26.97%) DHCP
3 23 (25.84%) DNS
4 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
4 21 (23.60%) VLAN
5 13 (14.61%) LAN
6 12 (13.48%) HTTP
6 12 (13.48%) VoIP
7 11 (12.36%) WAN
8 10 (11.24%) VPN
9 7 (7.87%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.37%) ADSL
10 3 (3.37%) NAS
10 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.25%) Internet
11 2 (2.25%) SAN
12 1 (1.12%) Skype
12 1 (1.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
1 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.24%) IBM UrbanCode
2 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.62%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.62%) Selenium
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) IT Support
2 11 (12.36%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (12.36%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) QA Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) .NET Framework
2 10 (11.24%) Node.js
3 9 (10.11%) Web Services
4 5 (5.62%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.12%) CSS
6 1 (1.12%) HTML
6 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (10.11%) Cloud Native
2 9 (10.11%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 2 (2.25%) Robotics
5 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (34.83%) Linux
3 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (13.48%) Android
7 11 (12.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.12%) Unix
10 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (21.35%) DevOps
4 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
4 15 (16.85%) Microservices
5 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
6 13 (14.61%) Migration
7 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (13.48%) ITIL
7 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
7 12 (13.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.36%) Decision-Making
8 11 (12.36%) SDLC
8 11 (12.36%) Service Management
9 10 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (11.24%) OO
9 10 (11.24%) Proactive Management
9 10 (11.24%) Scrum
9 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) Java
2 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.24%) Groovy
4 9 (10.11%) Python
4 9 (10.11%) Ruby
5 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) C#
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) MCSA
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.24%) CCNA
2 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.24%) MCSE
3 7 (7.87%) Degree
4 5 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (53.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.24%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 10 (11.24%) Docker
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.49%) vSphere
4 4 (4.49%) XenApp
5 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Kubernetes
2 12 (13.48%) Ansible
2 12 (13.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.25%) MaaS360
4 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.25%) Puppet
4 2 (2.25%) SCCM
5 1 (1.12%) DameWare
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) Cisco
3 14 (15.73%) Red Hat
4 13 (14.61%) VMware
5 12 (13.48%) IBM
6 9 (10.11%) Apple
7 6 (6.74%) Kaseya
7 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.49%) Citrix
8 4 (4.49%) HP
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle
9 3 (3.37%) Symantec
10 2 (2.25%) 3Com
10 2 (2.25%) Blue Prism
10 2 (2.25%) F5
10 2 (2.25%) Mitel
10 2 (2.25%) Veritas
11 1 (1.12%) LaCie
11 1 (1.12%) Laserfiche
11 1 (1.12%) Panasonic