Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 59 52
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 152 226 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.83% 4.07% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.73% 18.86% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 85 170 146
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,450 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £58,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -2.60%

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 1,194 1,198 1,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.24% 21.55% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 766 796 742
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -42 67 £37,000 -29.52% 7
Glasgow +5 48 £40,000 - 10
West Lothian -7 19 £33,250 +27.88%
Fife +2 4 £29,500 +51.28%
Scottish Borders -2 4 £40,000 +17.65%
South Lanarkshire +4 2 £31,500 -26.74%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £46,250 -
Aberdeen -1 1 £26,500 +39.47% 2
Argyll and Bute -1 1 £27,500 -
Renfrewshire -4 1 £44,000 +27.54% 1
North Lanarkshire -5 1 £32,000 -14.67%
South Ayrshire - 1 £28,500 -
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 145 (95.39%) Windows
2 76 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 60 (39.47%) SQL Server
4 57 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 53 (34.87%) Linux
6 48 (31.58%) VMware
7 47 (30.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (27.63%) Office 365
9 37 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (23.03%) SQL
11 33 (21.71%) ITIL
11 33 (21.71%) Firewall
11 33 (21.71%) PowerShell
11 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
13 29 (19.08%) Windows 10
14 25 (16.45%) Oracle
14 25 (16.45%) Cisco
14 25 (16.45%) Finance
15 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.13%) SLA
16 22 (14.47%) Unix
16 22 (14.47%) DNS
16 22 (14.47%) Degree
16 22 (14.47%) Hyper-V
16 22 (14.47%) SCCM
17 20 (13.16%) Citrix
18 19 (12.50%) DevOps
19 18 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement

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 15 (9.87%) IIS
2 13 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.26%) JBoss
4 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.61%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.63%) WildFly
7 3 (1.97%) Apache
7 3 (1.97%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.66%) CMS
9 1 (0.66%) nginx
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.63%) Office 365
2 33 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.58%) IaaS
4 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.92%) SaaS
5 3 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.32%) Serverless
7 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.71%) Firewall
2 22 (14.47%) DNS
3 17 (11.18%) LAN
4 15 (9.87%) WAN
5 13 (8.55%) DHCP
6 11 (7.24%) VoIP
6 11 (7.24%) VPN
7 8 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (5.26%) SAN
7 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.95%) SSH
8 6 (3.95%) VLAN
8 6 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.97%) Internet
9 3 (1.97%) Intranet
9 3 (1.97%) SSL
10 2 (1.32%) BGP
10 2 (1.32%) Skype
10 2 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.18%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (3.29%) DB2
7 5 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.66%) MySQL
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.32%) Ranorex
1 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Retail
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Electronics
4 3 (1.97%) Law
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (15.13%) Administrator
2 21 (13.82%) Analyst
3 18 (11.84%) DBA
3 18 (11.84%) IT Manager
4 14 (9.21%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (7.24%) Applications Support
6 11 (7.24%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.92%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) IT Support
9 6 (3.95%) IT Administrator
9 6 (3.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 6 (3.95%) Service Desk Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.95%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.55%) .NET
2 10 (6.58%) jQuery
2 10 (6.58%) Web Services
3 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.26%) WCF
4 7 (4.61%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.63%) CSS
5 4 (2.63%) J2EE
5 4 (2.63%) LAMP
5 4 (2.63%) LDAP
6 3 (1.97%) HTML
6 3 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.32%) CGI
8 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.66%) Kafka
8 1 (0.66%) REST
8 1 (0.66%) SOAP
8 1 (0.66%) SPNEGO
8 1 (0.66%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.92%) Fintech
4 5 (3.29%) Clustering
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.32%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) AS400
7 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 145 (95.39%) Windows
2 53 (34.87%) Linux
3 47 (30.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (19.08%) Windows 10
6 22 (14.47%) Unix
7 15 (9.87%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.58%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.97%) AIX
9 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.97%) Solaris
10 2 (1.32%) CentOS
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.66%) Debian
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) ITIL
2 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.50%) DevOps
4 18 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (9.21%) Service Delivery
6 14 (9.21%) Service Management
7 11 (7.24%) Change Management
7 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (6.58%) ITSM
8 10 (6.58%) Project Management
9 8 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.26%) Data Privacy
9 8 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (5.26%) ERP
9 8 (5.26%) High Availability
9 8 (5.26%) MVC
9 8 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.03%) SQL
2 33 (21.71%) PowerShell
3 14 (9.21%) C#
4 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.61%) Python
6 5 (3.29%) Java
7 4 (2.63%) Perl
7 4 (2.63%) Ruby
7 4 (2.63%) VBA
7 4 (2.63%) VBScript
8 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) Degree
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.26%) MCSE
4 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.63%) CCNA
5 4 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.63%) MCSA
6 3 (1.97%) MCP
6 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.66%) MCSD
8 1 (0.66%) MCTS
8 1 (0.66%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.13%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.32%) GDPR
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 57 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 37 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.47%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.26%) vSphere
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.29%) XenApp
8 4 (2.63%) Docker
8 4 (2.63%) Firmware
8 4 (2.63%) NFS
8 4 (2.63%) Samba
8 4 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.97%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.66%) iptables
10 1 (0.66%) KVM
10 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (14.47%) SCCM
2 15 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.24%) Ansible
4 10 (6.58%) Puppet
5 7 (4.61%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (4.61%) SCOM
6 6 (3.95%) Data Guard
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.97%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.97%) PowerCLI
7 3 (1.97%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.32%) Salt
9 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.66%) vMotion
Vendors
1 76 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (31.58%) VMware
3 25 (16.45%) Cisco
3 25 (16.45%) Oracle
4 20 (13.16%) Citrix
5 11 (7.24%) Meraki
6 6 (3.95%) HP
7 5 (3.29%) IBM
7 5 (3.29%) Veeam
8 4 (2.63%) Dell
8 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.97%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.97%) Brocade
9 3 (1.97%) IDERA
9 3 (1.97%) RedGate
9 3 (1.97%) Symantec
9 3 (1.97%) Xero
10 2 (1.32%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.32%) Sophos
10 2 (1.32%) TOWER Software