Windows Server Jobs in Scotland

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Scotland

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 119 129 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 -28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 139 101 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.91% 2.08% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.03% 12.97% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 103 76 106
10th Percentile £25,200 £30,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £36,250 £31,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56,250 £62,833 £52,688
90th Percentile £69,750 £76,323 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

All Operating Systems
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 661 779 955
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.82% 16.05% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 381 496 543
10th Percentile £25,200 £28,750 £24,250
25th Percentile £28,800 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £64,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,715 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Scotland

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Scotland.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Scotland

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -42 53 £48,000 -8.57% 11
Edinburgh +46 51 £42,500 -28.60% 9
Argyll and Bute - 9 £27,400 -
Dundee - 6 - -
Aberdeen -17 5 £55,000 - 2
East Ayrshire - 3 £24,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Fife -8 1 £47,500 +26.67%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Dunbartonshire - 1 £44,480 -
Windows Server
UK

Windows Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (2.16%) IIS
3 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (38.85%) Azure
2 41 (29.50%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (19.42%) Entra ID
4 12 (8.63%) AWS
5 9 (6.47%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (4.32%) IaaS
6 6 (4.32%) PaaS
6 6 (4.32%) Power Platform
7 5 (3.60%) Azure Sentinel
7 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Purview
8 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.88%) Mimecast
8 4 (2.88%) SaaS
9 2 (1.44%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) Firewall
2 11 (7.91%) WAN
3 10 (7.19%) DNS
4 9 (6.47%) LAN
4 9 (6.47%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.04%) DHCP
6 6 (4.32%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (4.32%) VLAN
6 6 (4.32%) VoIP
6 6 (4.32%) VPN
6 6 (4.32%) Wireless
7 5 (3.60%) Internet
7 5 (3.60%) SAN
8 2 (1.44%) Network Security
8 2 (1.44%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.72%) DKIM
9 1 (0.72%) DMARC
9 1 (0.72%) Intranet
9 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) DB2
3 5 (3.60%) Power BI
4 4 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Git
1 3 (2.16%) JIRA
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 35 (25.18%) Social Skills
2 32 (23.02%) Finance
3 21 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.51%) Public Sector
5 8 (5.76%) Marketing
6 7 (5.04%) Legal
7 6 (4.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.88%) Law
9 3 (2.16%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.44%) Banking
11 1 (0.72%) French Language
11 1 (0.72%) Police
Job Titles
1 34 (24.46%) Senior
2 24 (17.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 24 (17.27%) Infrastructure Support
3 19 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.51%) Applications Support
4 16 (11.51%) IT Manager
5 15 (10.79%) Analyst
5 15 (10.79%) IT Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) IT Support
8 10 (7.19%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (6.47%) Audit Manager
9 9 (6.47%) IT Audit Manager
9 9 (6.47%) Senior Applications Support
10 8 (5.76%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
11 7 (5.04%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (5.04%) Help Desk Technician
12 6 (4.32%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.44%) REST
3 1 (0.72%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.72%) JSON
3 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Driving Licence
1 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.44%) CCTV
4 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.44%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (25.18%) Linux
3 20 (14.39%) Unix
4 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (5.04%) CentOS
5 7 (5.04%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.32%) Android
7 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.44%) Debian
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (15.83%) Technical Analysis
3 21 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (13.67%) ITIL
5 17 (12.23%) Mentoring
6 16 (11.51%) Agile
6 16 (11.51%) Problem Management
7 15 (10.79%) Project Management
8 14 (10.07%) DevOps
9 13 (9.35%) Analytics
9 13 (9.35%) Creative Thinking
9 13 (9.35%) Data Analytics
9 13 (9.35%) Data Privacy
9 13 (9.35%) ERP
9 13 (9.35%) IT Audit
10 12 (8.63%) Change Management
10 12 (8.63%) Customer Service
11 11 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (7.19%) Project Delivery
13 9 (6.47%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.22%) SQL
2 22 (15.83%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.47%) Bash
4 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.44%) Java
5 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (26.62%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.18%) Degree
3 29 (20.86%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.35%) CISA
5 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.88%) Azure Certification
7 4 (2.88%) CCNA
7 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.88%) CISM
7 4 (2.88%) CISSP
7 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.16%) MCSA
8 3 (2.16%) MCSE
9 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.44%) RHCT
10 1 (0.72%) CCNP
10 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) ITGC
1 13 (9.35%) PMO
2 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.88%) GDPR
3 4 (2.88%) NIST
4 3 (2.16%) QA
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 89 (64.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.16%) pfSense
6 2 (1.44%) KVM
6 2 (1.44%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) Ansible
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (7.91%) Terraform
3 9 (6.47%) SCCM
4 4 (2.88%) Grafana
4 4 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.88%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.72%) Progress Chef
6 1 (0.72%) SCOM
6 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.65%) VMware
3 20 (14.39%) Oracle
4 13 (9.35%) Sage
4 13 (9.35%) SAP
5 11 (7.91%) Cisco
6 6 (4.32%) EMC
6 6 (4.32%) Sophos
7 5 (3.60%) Apple
8 4 (2.88%) Aderant
8 4 (2.88%) Dell
8 4 (2.88%) HP
8 4 (2.88%) iManage
8 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.16%) Citrix
9 3 (2.16%) TP-LINK
10 2 (1.44%) NetApp
10 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.72%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (0.72%) Veeam