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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 71 112
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 89 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.76% 3.06% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 14.13% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 29
Median salary £32,500 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.19% +4.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,925 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £55,000 £43,900
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 467 630 684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.50% 21.66% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 269 380 406
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -19 18 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Edinburgh -4 12 £30,000 -36.84% 1
West Lothian - 4 £26,000 -
Inverclyde - 4 £38,000 -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £28,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (77.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (71.03%) Windows Server
4 60 (56.07%) VMware
5 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
6 57 (53.27%) Active Directory
7 40 (37.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (29.91%) MS Exchange
8 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (27.10%) Citrix
9 29 (27.10%) Hyper-V
10 28 (26.17%) SCCM
11 26 (24.30%) ITIL
12 25 (23.36%) SQL Server
13 23 (21.50%) MS Excel
14 21 (19.63%) SQL
14 21 (19.63%) Cisco
15 19 (17.76%) TCP/IP
15 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
16 17 (15.89%) VPN
16 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (15.89%) PowerShell
17 16 (14.95%) SAN
18 15 (14.02%) Finance
18 15 (14.02%) MS Office
19 14 (13.08%) XenApp
19 14 (13.08%) vSphere
19 14 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
20 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
20 13 (12.15%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 32 (29.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.54%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.67%) IIS
6 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.80%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.87%) Apache
8 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.93%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (21.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.80%) Fishtalk
1 3 (2.80%) Q-Pulse
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) SaaS
3 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) TCP/IP
2 17 (15.89%) VPN
3 16 (14.95%) SAN
4 13 (12.15%) LAN
4 13 (12.15%) WAN
5 12 (11.21%) Firewall
6 10 (9.35%) NAS
7 9 (8.41%) DHCP
7 9 (8.41%) VLAN
8 8 (7.48%) DNS
9 6 (5.61%) Skype
10 3 (2.80%) Internet
10 3 (2.80%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.80%) VSAN
11 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.93%) HTTP
11 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.80%) MySQL
3 3 (2.80%) SQLBase
4 1 (0.93%) MSDE
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.87%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.87%) MSI
3 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (0.93%) GCC
4 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Analyst
2 18 (16.82%) Consultant
3 16 (14.95%) Support Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) IT Support
6 11 (10.28%) IT Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Administrator
8 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Middleware
1 3 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) WinForms
2 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Replication
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.67%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) iPhone
4 3 (2.80%) iSeries
5 2 (1.87%) EPoS
5 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (77.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (71.03%) Windows Server
4 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.28%) Linux
7 10 (9.35%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.74%) Android
10 3 (2.80%) Unix
10 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.80%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.87%) CentOS
11 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.93%) VMS
12 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) ITIL
2 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
3 10 (9.35%) Service Management
3 10 (9.35%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (6.54%) IT Strategy
5 6 (5.61%) Asset Management
5 6 (5.61%) Presales
6 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.74%) Change Control
7 4 (3.74%) Change Management
7 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.74%) High Availability
7 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.80%) Statistics
8 3 (2.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 17 (15.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.67%) Python
4 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.80%) C#
4 3 (2.80%) Perl
4 3 (2.80%) VBScript
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.35%) MCSE
3 9 (8.41%) Degree
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.74%) MCSA
6 3 (2.80%) CCA
6 3 (2.80%) CCNA
6 3 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.87%) MCP
8 1 (0.93%) CISSP
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 57 (53.27%) Active Directory
2 40 (37.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (27.10%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.08%) vSphere
4 14 (13.08%) XenApp
5 7 (6.54%) Terminal Server
6 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (26.17%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) SCOM
3 2 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (56.07%) VMware
2 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.10%) Citrix
4 21 (19.63%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) Symantec
5 4 (3.74%) Veeam
6 3 (2.80%) CommVault
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) Lotus
6 3 (2.80%) NetApp
6 3 (2.80%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.80%) Zerto
7 2 (1.87%) Avaya
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) Sage
7 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.93%) Charles River
8 1 (0.93%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.93%) Reuters
8 1 (0.93%) Sophos
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