Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 88 113
Rank change year-on-year -68 +25 +58
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 68 149 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.27% 2.69% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% 12.49% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 31 121 70
Scotland median annual salary £39,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.02% +22.06% -8.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,925
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £45,650
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,197 1,193 1,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.40% 21.55% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 771 790 751
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -46 34 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Glasgow -9 15 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Stirling - 6 - -
West Lothian -21 4 £26,750 +2.88%
Fife +2 3 - -
South Lanarkshire +5 2 £31,500 -25.88% 1
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £32,000 -24.71%
Renfrewshire -4 1 £36,500 +5.80% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (69.12%) Windows Server
3 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
4 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (48.53%) VMware
6 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
7 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (44.12%) Office 365
9 26 (38.24%) DNS
10 22 (32.35%) Windows 10
11 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
12 20 (29.41%) DHCP
13 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (27.94%) Cisco
14 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (25.00%) Linux
16 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
17 14 (20.59%) ITIL
17 14 (20.59%) Project Management
18 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (17.65%) HP
20 11 (16.18%) SAN
20 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
20 11 (16.18%) Meraki
21 10 (14.71%) DevOps
21 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 10 (14.71%) SCCM
21 10 (14.71%) VoIP
21 10 (14.71%) Firewall
22 9 (13.24%) Management Information System

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.12%) Office 365
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) DNS
2 20 (29.41%) DHCP
3 11 (16.18%) SAN
4 10 (14.71%) Firewall
4 10 (14.71%) VoIP
5 9 (13.24%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (10.29%) LAN
7 7 (10.29%) WAN
8 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.88%) VLAN
9 3 (4.41%) Intranet
10 2 (2.94%) Internet
10 2 (2.94%) VPN
10 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.47%) BGP
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Electronics
2 3 (4.41%) Law
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) IT Manager
2 10 (14.71%) IT Support
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.41%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Support Officer
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) Kafka
2 1 (1.47%) WinForms
2 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.88%) Clustering
6 3 (4.41%) Fintech
7 2 (2.94%) PMI
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.47%) AS400
8 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.47%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (69.12%) Windows Server
3 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (32.35%) Windows 10
5 17 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (11.76%) Mac OS
7 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.94%) VMS
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) CentOS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
1 14 (20.59%) Project Management
2 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.71%) DevOps
3 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (11.76%) Data Privacy
6 7 (10.29%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (10.29%) Service Management
7 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
7 6 (8.82%) Server Management
8 5 (7.35%) Line Management
8 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.88%) Change Management
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.88%) Proactive Management
9 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.41%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.29%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.41%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCP
5 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.94%) GDPR
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (11.76%) vSphere
6 6 (8.82%) Firmware
6 6 (8.82%) NFS
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.88%) VMware NSX
8 3 (4.41%) BitLocker
8 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) PowerCLI
3 6 (8.82%) vCenter Server
3 6 (8.82%) vMotion
4 5 (7.35%) SCOM
5 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.41%) Puppet
5 3 (4.41%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (48.53%) VMware
3 19 (27.94%) Cisco
4 12 (17.65%) HP
5 11 (16.18%) Meraki
6 8 (11.76%) Citrix
6 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 7 (10.29%) Dell
8 3 (4.41%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.41%) Brocade
8 3 (4.41%) Xero
9 1 (1.47%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) Juniper
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp
9 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.47%) Splunk
9 1 (1.47%) Sun