Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 97 157
Rank change year-on-year -8 +60 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 143 123 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.52% 2.38% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.77% 10.77% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 119 77 45
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £29,650 £24,700 £23,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £50,000 £61,400
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 1215 1142 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.45% 22.08% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 799 748 929
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +23 91 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Glasgow -46 20 £38,250 -0.65% 3
Fife +8 8 £19,500 -47.30%
North Lanarkshire - 7 £47,500 -
West Lothian +1 6 £26,000 -8.77% 1
Inverclyde +3 4 £37,500 -
Renfrewshire +3 2 £34,500 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £32,750 -
South Lanarkshire -13 1 £42,500 +41.67%
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 100 (69.93%) VMware
4 91 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 89 (62.24%) Microsoft
6 81 (56.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (45.45%) PowerShell
7 65 (45.45%) ITIL
8 53 (37.06%) SCCM
8 53 (37.06%) SCOM
9 50 (34.97%) SQL Server
9 50 (34.97%) Cisco
10 42 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 39 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 39 (27.27%) Virtual Team
12 38 (26.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (23.78%) MS Exchange
13 34 (23.78%) Finance
13 34 (23.78%) VMware ESXi
14 33 (23.08%) MCSE
14 33 (23.08%) SAN
15 29 (20.28%) Citrix
15 29 (20.28%) DNS
15 29 (20.28%) DHCP
15 29 (20.28%) Validation
15 29 (20.28%) ITIL V3
16 28 (19.58%) EMC
16 28 (19.58%) Windows 10
17 27 (18.88%) EMC VNX
17 27 (18.88%) SQL

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 34 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.59%) Skype for Business
4 15 (10.49%) IBM Domino
4 15 (10.49%) IIS
5 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (17.48%) Mimecast
3 18 (12.59%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (12.59%) Office 365
4 16 (11.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.08%) SAN
2 29 (20.28%) DHCP
2 29 (20.28%) DNS
3 17 (11.89%) Firewall
4 15 (10.49%) Skype
5 14 (9.79%) Internet
5 14 (9.79%) TCP/IP
5 14 (9.79%) Unified Communications
6 11 (7.69%) IP Telephony
7 8 (5.59%) LAN
7 8 (5.59%) VLAN
7 8 (5.59%) WAN
8 7 (4.90%) VPN
9 5 (3.50%) NAS
10 4 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.10%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.10%) Wireless
12 2 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) SQLBase
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (23.78%) Finance
2 13 (9.09%) Legal
3 6 (4.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (31.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (27.27%) Analyst
3 24 (16.78%) IT Engineer
4 18 (12.59%) Project Manager
5 17 (11.89%) IT Analyst
5 17 (11.89%) Systems Analyst
6 15 (10.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.39%) IT Manager
8 11 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
8 11 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.29%) Consultant
9 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (6.29%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support Manager
10 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 7 (4.90%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) REST
2 3 (2.10%) .NET
2 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) WinForms
4 1 (0.70%) WPF
4 1 (0.70%) XML
4 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 27 (18.88%) EMC VNX
3 23 (16.08%) Data Centre
4 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.39%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.40%) Clustering
7 2 (1.40%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) PKI
7 2 (1.40%) Tandem
8 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 81 (56.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (19.58%) Windows 10
5 10 (6.99%) Linux
6 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.50%) Unix
8 1 (0.70%) Android
8 1 (0.70%) VMS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.45%) ITIL
2 29 (20.28%) ITIL V3
2 29 (20.28%) Validation
3 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.88%) Performance Management
4 22 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (11.19%) Service Delivery
6 15 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (9.79%) Application Packaging
7 14 (9.79%) Coaching
8 13 (9.09%) Change Management
8 13 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 13 (9.09%) Project Management
8 13 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (8.39%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (7.69%) Document Management
10 11 (7.69%) Practice Management
11 9 (6.29%) Service Management
12 8 (5.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 27 (18.88%) SQL
3 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.40%) Ruby
4 1 (0.70%) C#
4 1 (0.70%) Perl
4 1 (0.70%) Python
4 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.70%) VBScript
4 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (26.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (23.08%) MCSE
3 16 (11.19%) MCSA
4 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.50%) CCNA
6 5 (3.50%) MCP
7 3 (2.10%) CCNP
7 3 (2.10%) Degree
8 2 (1.40%) CCIE
8 2 (1.40%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (13.99%) ISO 9001
3 14 (9.79%) GDPR
4 8 (5.59%) SLA
5 3 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 39 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 34 (23.78%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (16.08%) vSphere
5 20 (13.99%) XenApp
6 15 (10.49%) XenDesktop
7 14 (9.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.10%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.10%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (37.06%) SCCM
1 53 (37.06%) SCOM
2 20 (13.99%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (8.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (4.90%) FortiGate
4 7 (4.90%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.10%) WSUS
6 2 (1.40%) Ansible
6 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.40%) Puppet
7 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (69.93%) VMware
2 89 (62.24%) Microsoft
3 50 (34.97%) Cisco
4 29 (20.28%) Citrix
5 28 (19.58%) EMC
6 21 (14.69%) HP
7 20 (13.99%) SolarWinds
8 15 (10.49%) Lotus
9 14 (9.79%) Symantec
10 13 (9.09%) Google
10 13 (9.09%) iManage
10 13 (9.09%) ServiceNow
11 10 (6.99%) MobileIron
12 7 (4.90%) F5
12 7 (4.90%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.90%) Juniper
12 7 (4.90%) NetApp
12 7 (4.90%) Trend Micro
13 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.10%) McAfee