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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 95 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 69 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.40% 1.89% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.63% 8.47% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 66
Average salary £34,000 £34,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.72% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £26,600 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
649 708 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.57% 22.27% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 381 425 612
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +10 32 £41,000 +11.17% 9
Glasgow -6 19 £34,000 +20.35% 8
North Lanarkshire +3 10 £25,000 -15.25% 1
Fife - 2 £15,000 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £46,000 - 1
Aberdeen +5 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Inverclyde - 1 £18,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £20,500 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (69.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 84 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 82 (61.65%) Active Directory
5 74 (55.64%) Microsoft
6 64 (48.12%) VMware
7 58 (43.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (38.35%) DNS
9 42 (31.58%) DHCP
10 40 (30.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (29.32%) SAN
11 39 (29.32%) MS Exchange
12 37 (27.82%) ITIL
13 31 (23.31%) SQL Server
14 29 (21.80%) PowerShell
15 28 (21.05%) Citrix
16 27 (20.30%) Windows 7
17 26 (19.55%) Cisco
18 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
18 25 (18.80%) Hyper-V
19 24 (18.05%) vSphere
20 23 (17.29%) SLA
21 22 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
22 21 (15.79%) SCCM
23 20 (15.04%) Finance
23 20 (15.04%) IIS
24 19 (14.29%) Linux
25 17 (12.78%) EMC
25 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
25 17 (12.78%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 39 (29.32%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (15.04%) IIS
4 10 (7.52%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.51%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.26%) Apache
7 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.26%) JBoss
7 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.50%) CMS
9 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.78%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.26%) Primavera
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Office 365
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.35%) DNS
2 42 (31.58%) DHCP
3 39 (29.32%) SAN
4 14 (10.53%) Firewall
5 13 (9.77%) VPN
6 11 (8.27%) WAN
7 10 (7.52%) LAN
8 7 (5.26%) SSL
8 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.26%) Wireless
9 5 (3.76%) VoIP
10 4 (3.01%) HTTP
11 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.26%) CTI
11 3 (2.26%) IPsec
11 3 (2.26%) NAS
11 3 (2.26%) Network Security
11 3 (2.26%) WAAS
12 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
2 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.75%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.75%) MSI
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.75%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (15.04%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Back Office
4 4 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.01%) Games
5 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Analyst
2 21 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.03%) Administrator
5 15 (11.28%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) IT Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) 1st Line Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (6.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Server Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) IT Support
9 7 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
10 6 (4.51%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.51%) Backup Administrator
10 6 (4.51%) Storage Administrator
10 6 (4.51%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) .NET
2 7 (5.26%) Middleware
3 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.76%) REST
4 5 (3.76%) Web Services
5 4 (3.01%) SOAP
5 4 (3.01%) WCF
5 4 (3.01%) XML
6 3 (2.26%) VXML
6 3 (2.26%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.75%) COM
7 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Clustering
2 11 (8.27%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.76%) Replication
5 4 (3.01%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.01%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.26%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.26%) IVR
6 3 (2.26%) PKI
6 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.50%) AS400
7 2 (1.50%) EPoS
7 2 (1.50%) iSeries
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (69.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 84 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 40 (30.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (20.30%) Windows 7
6 19 (14.29%) Linux
7 13 (9.77%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.77%) Windows XP
9 8 (6.02%) Mac OS X
9 8 (6.02%) Unix
10 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.26%) Solaris
11 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.82%) ITIL
2 12 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (8.27%) Service Management
4 9 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (6.77%) Change Management
4 9 (6.77%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.51%) ITIL V3
6 6 (4.51%) ITSM
6 6 (4.51%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.76%) Facilities Management
7 5 (3.76%) Line Management
7 5 (3.76%) Network Management
7 5 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.76%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.01%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.80%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.78%) SQL
3 14 (10.53%) C#
4 5 (3.76%) Java
4 5 (3.76%) VBA
5 4 (3.01%) C++
5 4 (3.01%) Perl
5 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.01%) VBScript
6 2 (1.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) Delphi
7 1 (0.75%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.03%) Degree
3 11 (8.27%) MCSE
4 8 (6.02%) MCSA
5 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.51%) MCP
6 5 (3.76%) CCNA
6 5 (3.76%) HND
6 5 (3.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.50%) MCITP
8 2 (1.50%) MCTS
8 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) CCNP
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 82 (61.65%) Active Directory
2 58 (43.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (18.80%) Hyper-V
4 24 (18.05%) vSphere
5 10 (7.52%) XenApp
6 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.26%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.75%) Docker
9 1 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (15.79%) SCCM
2 12 (9.02%) SCOM
3 8 (6.02%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (6.02%) Puppet
4 4 (3.01%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.50%) Ansible
5 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 74 (55.64%) Microsoft
2 64 (48.12%) VMware
3 28 (21.05%) Citrix
4 26 (19.55%) Cisco
5 17 (12.78%) EMC
6 15 (11.28%) IBM
7 12 (9.02%) Dell
8 8 (6.02%) Apple
8 8 (6.02%) Oracle
9 7 (5.26%) Intel Security
9 7 (5.26%) Symantec
10 5 (3.76%) HP
10 5 (3.76%) Varonis
11 4 (3.01%) Avaya
11 4 (3.01%) CA
11 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.26%) CommVault
12 3 (2.26%) Genesys
12 3 (2.26%) Hyperion
12 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
O'Connell Resourcing
Salary: Unspecified : Excellent Compensation and Benefits package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 12 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
RM plc
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bishopton, Renfrewshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Percepta
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago