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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 93 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 68 111 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 2.97% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.08% 11.40% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 55
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £55,000 £40,995
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
842 974 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.69% 26.08% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 476 590 494
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -21 31 £29,500 -19.72% 7
Glasgow -13 20 £37,500 -1.31% 7
Aberdeen +16 10 £29,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £37,000 +8.02%
West Lothian -6 1 £27,500 -28.57%
Dundee -7 1 £19,000 -55.29% 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (63.39%) Microsoft
3 67 (59.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (58.04%) VMware
5 63 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 44 (39.29%) MS Exchange
6 44 (39.29%) ITIL
7 39 (34.82%) Citrix
8 35 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
10 32 (28.57%) vSphere
11 30 (26.79%) Cisco
11 30 (26.79%) MS Excel
12 29 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (22.32%) Windows 7
14 24 (21.43%) XenApp
14 24 (21.43%) SCCM
14 24 (21.43%) SCOM
14 24 (21.43%) WAN
14 24 (21.43%) SQL
14 24 (21.43%) SAN
15 23 (20.54%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (20.54%) Firewall
16 22 (19.64%) CCNA
17 21 (18.75%) LAN
18 19 (16.96%) DHCP
18 19 (16.96%) DNS
18 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2007
19 18 (16.07%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 29 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (13.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.14%) Lync
7 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (5.36%) WorkSite
9 4 (3.57%) IIS
10 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.93%) Office 365
3 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.43%) WAN
1 24 (21.43%) SAN
2 23 (20.54%) Firewall
3 21 (18.75%) LAN
4 19 (16.96%) DHCP
4 19 (16.96%) DNS
5 18 (16.07%) VPN
6 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.68%) NAS
7 3 (2.68%) Wireless
7 3 (2.68%) Network Security
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.79%) MRTG
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.79%) MPLS
9 1 (0.89%) HTTP
9 1 (0.89%) VoIP
9 1 (0.89%) WLAN
9 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.46%) QlikView
4 5 (4.46%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) DTS
7 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.89%) OLAP
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (11.61%) Back Office
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Analyst
2 13 (11.61%) Support Analyst
3 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 8 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.14%) Operations Team Leader
5 7 (6.25%) IT Support
5 7 (6.25%) Administrator
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) .NET
1 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (4.46%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.89%) HTML
2 1 (0.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.71%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (4.46%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.57%) Clustering
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) EPoS
6 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) LPAR
7 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (59.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (22.32%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.46%) UNIX
8 4 (3.57%) Linux
9 1 (0.89%) AIX
9 1 (0.89%) Debian
9 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.29%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) PRINCE2
3 12 (10.71%) Problem Management
3 12 (10.71%) Release Management
3 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 9 (8.04%) Change Control
4 9 (8.04%) Project Management
5 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.36%) Quality Management
5 6 (5.36%) Information Security
5 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.36%) Operations Management
5 6 (5.36%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (4.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.46%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.46%) ETL
6 5 (4.46%) CRM
7 4 (3.57%) ERP
7 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.46%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) Delphi
4 3 (2.68%) Java
4 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
6 1 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.64%) CCNA
3 18 (16.07%) CCNP
4 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (13.39%) MCSE
6 9 (8.04%) Degree
7 6 (5.36%) MCTS
8 4 (3.57%) MCITP
9 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.79%) SSCP
9 2 (1.79%) HND
9 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.79%) NCDA
9 2 (1.79%) CISSP
10 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.89%) CCA
10 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 35 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (28.57%) vSphere
4 24 (21.43%) XenApp
5 13 (11.61%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.36%) VMware Server
6 6 (5.36%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (4.46%) ISA Server
8 4 (3.57%) MetaFrame
8 4 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.89%) XenServer
11 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (21.43%) SCCM
1 24 (21.43%) SCOM
2 12 (10.71%) SCVMM
3 6 (5.36%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.89%) WSUS
6 1 (0.89%) SCSM
6 1 (0.89%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 71 (63.39%) Microsoft
2 65 (58.04%) VMware
3 39 (34.82%) Citrix
4 30 (26.79%) Cisco
5 15 (13.39%) CheckPoint
6 14 (12.50%) HP
7 8 (7.14%) CommVault
8 6 (5.36%) NetApp
8 6 (5.36%) Veritas
8 6 (5.36%) Dell
8 6 (5.36%) EMC
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle
10 4 (3.57%) Symantec
11 3 (2.68%) McAfee
11 3 (2.68%) Hyland
11 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.79%) Proofpoint
12 2 (1.79%) Avaya
12 2 (1.79%) IBM
13 1 (0.89%) SAP
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