The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 98 126 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.13% 3.68% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.50% 13.24% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 52
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,460
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
726 952 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.17% 27.82% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 435 604 439
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scotland region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 49 £39,000 -6.58% 3
Glasgow +4 25 £35,000 -9.67% 8
Aberdeen +23 16 £37,500 -9.63% 2
North Lanarkshire +2 2 £29,500 -26.25%
Moray -2 2 - -
West Lothian -4 2 £26,500 +10.41% 3
Highlands -1 1 - -
Stirling -17 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (62.23%) Active Directory
3 91 (48.40%) Microsoft
3 91 (48.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (46.28%) VMware
5 84 (44.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 82 (43.62%) MS Exchange
7 65 (34.57%) MS Excel
7 65 (34.57%) Cisco
8 62 (32.98%) Citrix
9 58 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (29.79%) DNS
11 46 (24.47%) HP
12 45 (23.94%) SAN
13 42 (22.34%) Firewall
13 42 (22.34%) Finance
14 41 (21.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 40 (21.28%) SLA
16 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
17 36 (19.15%) VoIP
17 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 36 (19.15%) Service Delivery
18 35 (18.62%) PowerShell
19 33 (17.55%) ITIL
20 31 (16.49%) Windows XP
20 31 (16.49%) Degree
21 30 (15.96%) Hyper-V
22 28 (14.89%) MCSE
22 28 (14.89%) Blackberry
23 27 (14.36%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 82 (43.62%) MS Exchange
2 41 (21.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.30%) Lync
3 25 (13.30%) IIS
4 21 (11.17%) SharePoint
5 20 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.60%) Apache
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.53%) WorkSite
Applications
1 65 (34.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Google Apps
2 4 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.79%) DNS
2 45 (23.94%) SAN
3 42 (22.34%) Firewall
4 36 (19.15%) VoIP
5 25 (13.30%) DHCP
6 23 (12.23%) Wireless
7 21 (11.17%) MPLS
8 20 (10.64%) WAN
9 17 (9.04%) LAN
10 13 (6.91%) TCP/IP
11 12 (6.38%) IP Telephony
12 10 (5.32%) VPN
13 8 (4.26%) VLAN
14 7 (3.72%) Network Security
15 6 (3.19%) Cisco IPT
15 6 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (2.66%) NAS
16 5 (2.66%) IPv4
17 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
18 2 (1.06%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) Informix
6 2 (1.06%) Ingres
6 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.06%) MSI
3 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (22.34%) Finance
2 11 (5.85%) Law
3 10 (5.32%) Banking
4 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.26%) Advertising
6 5 (2.66%) Publishing
7 4 (2.13%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Retail
9 2 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (18.62%) Analyst
2 23 (12.23%) Consultant
2 23 (12.23%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.04%) Support Analyst
4 14 (7.45%) Network Specialist
4 14 (7.45%) Wintel Consultant
5 13 (6.91%) IT Support
5 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Customer Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Customer Support Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (5.32%) Senior Network Specialist
8 9 (4.79%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) Server Technician
10 7 (3.72%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.72%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.19%) Administrator
11 6 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.91%) .NET
2 4 (2.13%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
3 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.06%) WinForms
4 2 (1.06%) XML
4 2 (1.06%) WPF
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.53%) WAP
5 1 (0.53%) COM
5 1 (0.53%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.89%) Blackberry
2 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.91%) Clustering
4 9 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.72%) Replication
7 6 (3.19%) Kindle
8 5 (2.66%) iPhone
9 4 (2.13%) PKI
10 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.53%) FMCG
12 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (48.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 84 (44.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (16.49%) Windows XP
5 26 (13.83%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.91%) Linux
6 13 (6.91%) Windows 2000
7 12 (6.38%) Windows 8
8 11 (5.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.72%) Android
9 7 (3.72%) UNIX
10 6 (3.19%) Mac OS
10 6 (3.19%) Windows Phone
11 5 (2.66%) Solaris
12 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.53%) CentOS
13 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.15%) Service Delivery
2 33 (17.55%) ITIL
3 20 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 18 (9.57%) Network Management
4 18 (9.57%) Network Design
5 16 (8.51%) Migration
6 11 (5.85%) Service Management
6 11 (5.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (4.79%) CRM
8 8 (4.26%) ERP
9 7 (3.72%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.72%) Time Management
9 7 (3.72%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.19%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.19%) Change Control
11 5 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.66%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.13%) Project Management
12 4 (2.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.62%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.11%) SQL
3 10 (5.32%) VBScript
4 8 (4.26%) C#
5 5 (2.66%) VB
6 3 (1.60%) C
7 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.06%) C++
7 2 (1.06%) Java
7 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (16.49%) Degree
3 28 (14.89%) MCSE
4 27 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (12.77%) CCNA
6 20 (10.64%) CCNP
7 10 (5.32%) MCITP
7 10 (5.32%) MCSA
8 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.72%) MCP
10 6 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.13%) HND
11 4 (2.13%) CCDP
12 3 (1.60%) CCA
12 3 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.06%) VCAP
14 1 (0.53%) VTSP
14 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.28%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 117 (62.23%) Active Directory
2 58 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (15.96%) Hyper-V
4 27 (14.36%) XenApp
5 22 (11.70%) vSphere
6 16 (8.51%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.66%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (2.13%) MetaFrame
9 4 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.60%) NFS
11 2 (1.06%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.06%) RACF
11 2 (1.06%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.53%) UAG
12 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.53%) Firmware
12 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (14.36%) SCCM
2 23 (12.23%) SCOM
3 8 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.06%) Nagios
4 2 (1.06%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.53%) Legato
Vendors
1 91 (48.40%) Microsoft
2 87 (46.28%) VMware
3 65 (34.57%) Cisco
4 62 (32.98%) Citrix
5 46 (24.47%) HP
6 19 (10.11%) Juniper
6 19 (10.11%) SonicWALL
7 18 (9.57%) Dell
8 13 (6.91%) EMC
8 13 (6.91%) Symantec
9 11 (5.85%) Oracle
10 8 (4.26%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.72%) Altiris
11 7 (3.72%) Avaya
12 6 (3.19%) CommVault
13 5 (2.66%) NetApp
13 5 (2.66%) Compaq
13 5 (2.66%) Mitel
14 4 (2.13%) Lotus
14 4 (2.13%) Sun
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