Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 102 89
Rank change year-on-year -62 -13 +47
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 62 144 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 2.56% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% 12.19% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 27 119 80
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £29,300 £30,900 £25,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
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 1,088 1,181 1,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.68% 20.98% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 716 780 723
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -54 32 £40,000 -23.81% 5
Glasgow -3 14 £36,500 -4.58% 3
Stirling - 6 - -
South Lanarkshire +3 3 £31,500 -25.88%
Fife -2 3 - -
West Lothian -19 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 30 (48.39%) VMware
6 29 (46.77%) DNS
7 28 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (40.32%) Office 365
9 23 (37.10%) DHCP
10 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
11 18 (29.03%) Windows 10
12 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (24.19%) Linux
13 15 (24.19%) Cisco
13 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
14 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (17.74%) Firewall
16 11 (17.74%) Project Management
17 10 (16.13%) HP
17 10 (16.13%) SAN
17 10 (16.13%) vSphere
17 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
18 9 (14.52%) SCCM
18 9 (14.52%) Fibre Channel
18 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 9 (14.52%) ITIL
18 9 (14.52%) Degree
19 8 (12.90%) 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 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.32%) Office 365
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) DNS
2 23 (37.10%) DHCP
3 11 (17.74%) Firewall
4 10 (16.13%) SAN
5 9 (14.52%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (12.90%) VoIP
7 7 (11.29%) LAN
7 7 (11.29%) WAN
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.84%) VLAN
11 2 (3.23%) Internet
11 2 (3.23%) Intranet
11 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.61%) BGP
12 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.61%) Modbus
12 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.61%) VPN
12 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Electronics
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) IT Support
2 8 (12.90%) IT Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Support Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) Kafka
2 1 (1.61%) WinForms
2 1 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) PMI
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.61%) AS400
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (29.03%) Windows 10
5 15 (24.19%) Linux
6 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.68%) Mac OS
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.23%) VMS
10 1 (1.61%) AIX
10 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Project Management
3 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) DevOps
4 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
5 7 (11.29%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (9.68%) Data Privacy
6 6 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 6 (9.68%) Server Management
6 6 (9.68%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) Line Management
7 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.45%) Proactive Management
7 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.84%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
4 10 (16.13%) vSphere
5 8 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.68%) Firmware
6 6 (9.68%) NFS
7 4 (6.45%) VMware NSX
8 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.84%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.61%) iptables
9 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) PowerCLI
3 6 (9.68%) vCenter Server
3 6 (9.68%) vMotion
4 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.84%) Puppet
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (48.39%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) Cisco
4 10 (16.13%) HP
5 8 (12.90%) Meraki
5 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.68%) Dell
7 5 (8.06%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.84%) Brocade
9 2 (3.23%) Xero
10 1 (1.61%) IBM
10 1 (1.61%) Juniper
10 1 (1.61%) Splunk