Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 65 59
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6 +35
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 164 202 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.97% 3.76% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.51% 17.99% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 106 140 151
Scotland median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,206 £25,250
90th Percentile £52,750 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,130 1,123 1,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.47% 20.90% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 724 677 762
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,225
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Scotland

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Scotland

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Scotland

Windows Server
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 August 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 -24 74 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Glasgow -12 56 £38,500 -3.75% 6
West Lothian +2 17 £34,000 +30.77%
Scottish Borders +1 6 £33,750 -0.74% 2
Dundee +4 2 - - 2
Perth and Kinross - 2 £46,250 -
Renfrewshire -1 1 £44,000 +27.54%
Fife -4 1 £29,500 -1.26% 2
North Lanarkshire -5 1 £32,000 -11.11%
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 £32,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £28,500 -
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 157 (95.73%) Windows
2 87 (53.05%) Microsoft
3 61 (37.20%) Active Directory
3 61 (37.20%) SQL Server
3 61 (37.20%) Linux
4 51 (31.10%) VMware
5 43 (26.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 42 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (23.78%) SQL
8 39 (23.78%) ITIL
9 35 (21.34%) Cisco
9 35 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (20.12%) PowerShell
10 33 (20.12%) Office 365
10 33 (20.12%) Finance
10 33 (20.12%) Firewall
11 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (15.85%) Oracle
13 24 (14.63%) Windows 10
14 23 (14.02%) Hyper-V
14 23 (14.02%) SCCM
14 23 (14.02%) Unix
15 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (12.80%) DNS
16 21 (12.80%) SAN
17 19 (11.59%) Citrix
17 19 (11.59%) LAN
17 19 (11.59%) MS Exchange
18 18 (10.98%) VPN

Windows Server
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 19 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.37%) IIS
3 10 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.49%) JBoss
5 8 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.44%) WildFly
9 3 (1.83%) Apache
9 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.83%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.22%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.22%) nginx
10 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.61%) CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (20.12%) Office 365
3 14 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.54%) IaaS
4 12 (7.32%) SaaS
5 4 (2.44%) PaaS
6 3 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.12%) Firewall
2 21 (12.80%) DNS
2 21 (12.80%) SAN
3 19 (11.59%) LAN
4 18 (10.98%) VPN
5 16 (9.76%) DHCP
6 13 (7.93%) VoIP
7 12 (7.32%) Network Security
8 9 (5.49%) WAN
9 8 (4.88%) Skype
10 6 (3.66%) SSH
10 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.66%) VLAN
11 5 (3.05%) NAS
12 4 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.44%) Internet
13 3 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.83%) Intranet
13 3 (1.83%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (37.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.93%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.44%) DB2
6 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 33 (20.12%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Legal
3 4 (2.44%) Banking
3 4 (2.44%) Law
3 4 (2.44%) Retail
4 3 (1.83%) Local Government
5 2 (1.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (23.78%) Analyst
2 30 (18.29%) Support Analyst
3 16 (9.76%) Applications Support
3 16 (9.76%) IT Manager
4 15 (9.15%) Administrator
4 15 (9.15%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (7.93%) IT Support
6 12 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) DBA
7 11 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.71%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.10%) IT Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) IT Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Server Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.37%) Web Services
2 13 (7.93%) .NET
3 11 (6.71%) jQuery
4 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.88%) WCF
5 6 (3.66%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.05%) HTML
7 4 (2.44%) CSS
7 4 (2.44%) J2EE
8 3 (1.83%) LAMP
8 3 (1.83%) LDAP
9 2 (1.22%) CGI
9 2 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.61%) Kafka
10 1 (0.61%) Middleware
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.88%) Fintech
5 7 (4.27%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.66%) Clustering
7 3 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.22%) iPhone
8 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) PMI
8 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 157 (95.73%) Windows
2 61 (37.20%) Linux
3 42 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (14.63%) Windows 10
6 23 (14.02%) Unix
7 16 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.66%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.05%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.44%) Solaris
11 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.83%) AIX
12 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.61%) Debian
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.78%) ITIL
2 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.15%) DevOps
3 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (9.15%) Presales
4 14 (8.54%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.54%) Service Delivery
5 13 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.93%) Service Management
6 12 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (7.32%) ITSM
7 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.10%) Change Management
8 10 (6.10%) ERP
9 8 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.88%) MVC
10 7 (4.27%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (4.27%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (4.27%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (4.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.78%) SQL
2 33 (20.12%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.71%) C#
4 10 (6.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.05%) VBScript
6 4 (2.44%) Java
6 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.44%) VBA
7 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.83%) Python
8 2 (1.22%) Perl
8 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.22%) Ruby
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.22%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.05%) MCSE
4 4 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.83%) CCNA
5 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.83%) MCSA
6 2 (1.22%) MCP
6 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.22%) GDPR
2 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (37.20%) Active Directory
2 35 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.02%) Hyper-V
4 18 (10.98%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.49%) XenApp
6 7 (4.27%) vSphere
7 6 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.83%) Docker
9 3 (1.83%) NFS
9 3 (1.83%) Samba
9 3 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.61%) iptables
11 1 (0.61%) KVM
11 1 (0.61%) Squid
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (14.02%) SCCM
2 15 (9.15%) Ansible
2 15 (9.15%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.10%) Puppet
4 8 (4.88%) SCOM
4 8 (4.88%) vCenter Server
5 6 (3.66%) DameWare
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.83%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.22%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.22%) Salt
8 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.61%) Malwarebytes
8 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (53.05%) Microsoft
2 51 (31.10%) VMware
3 35 (21.34%) Cisco
4 26 (15.85%) Oracle
5 19 (11.59%) Citrix
6 11 (6.71%) HP
7 6 (3.66%) Avaya
7 6 (3.66%) IBM
7 6 (3.66%) Meraki
7 6 (3.66%) Veeam
8 5 (3.05%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.05%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.44%) Dell
9 4 (2.44%) EMC
9 4 (2.44%) F5
10 3 (1.83%) NetApp
10 3 (1.83%) Symantec
10 3 (1.83%) Xero
11 2 (1.22%) Sophos