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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 88 151 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.85% 4.61% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.46% 16.12% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 86 70
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £23,005
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
768 937 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.90% 28.62% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 472 559 526
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -37 33 £41,750 +9.86% 9
Aberdeen +30 23 £37,500 -12.79% 4
Glasgow -9 21 £40,500 +17.39% 3
Moray -2 3 - - 1
Highlands -2 2 - -
Stirling -5 2 £51,250 +36.66%
West Lothian +3 1 - - 2
Renfrewshire -8 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £23,500 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (59.30%) Active Directory
3 105 (52.76%) VMware
4 102 (51.26%) Microsoft
5 98 (49.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 91 (45.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (40.70%) MS Excel
7 81 (40.70%) MS Exchange
8 75 (37.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (31.16%) DNS
10 60 (30.15%) Citrix
11 54 (27.14%) Cisco
12 52 (26.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 50 (25.13%) SAN
14 47 (23.62%) Finance
14 47 (23.62%) Hyper-V
15 46 (23.12%) Exchange Server 2010
16 43 (21.61%) HP
16 43 (21.61%) MCSE
17 41 (20.60%) Firewall
17 41 (20.60%) Service Delivery
18 39 (19.60%) ITIL
18 39 (19.60%) SQL Server
19 38 (19.10%) PowerShell
20 35 (17.59%) IIS
21 32 (16.08%) SLA
21 32 (16.08%) Degree
22 31 (15.58%) Lync
23 30 (15.08%) Windows XP
24 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 81 (40.70%) MS Exchange
2 46 (23.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (17.59%) IIS
4 31 (15.58%) Lync
5 22 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (9.55%) SharePoint
7 11 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (4.02%) Apache
9 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.51%) nginx
11 3 (1.51%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.50%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 81 (40.70%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 62 (31.16%) DNS
2 50 (25.13%) SAN
3 41 (20.60%) Firewall
4 27 (13.57%) VoIP
5 26 (13.07%) DHCP
6 16 (8.04%) WAN
7 15 (7.54%) IP Telephony
8 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
9 13 (6.53%) Wireless
10 12 (6.03%) LAN
11 11 (5.53%) MPLS
12 10 (5.03%) Cisco IPT
13 9 (4.52%) VPN
14 7 (3.52%) VLAN
15 5 (2.51%) IPv4
16 4 (2.01%) NAS
17 3 (1.51%) Network Security
17 3 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
18 2 (1.01%) DDNS
18 2 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.02%) MySQL
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MSI
2 1 (0.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (23.62%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Law
3 9 (4.52%) Advertising
4 8 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.51%) Banking
6 3 (1.51%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (21.11%) Analyst
2 33 (16.58%) Consultant
3 30 (15.08%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (9.55%) Wintel Consultant
5 17 (8.54%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.04%) IT Support
7 12 (6.03%) Customer Engineer
7 12 (6.03%) Customer Support Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (5.53%) Server Technician
9 10 (5.03%) Network Specialist
10 9 (4.52%) Citrix Specialist
10 9 (4.52%) Wintel Specialist
10 9 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (4.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.53%) .NET
2 4 (2.01%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.51%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.51%) COM
3 3 (1.51%) Web Services
3 3 (1.51%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) WAP
4 1 (0.50%) SVG
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
4 1 (0.50%) JDBC
4 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.55%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.53%) Clustering
4 9 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.51%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.01%) Statistics
6 4 (2.01%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.01%) iPhone
6 4 (2.01%) Replication
6 4 (2.01%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.51%) PKI
8 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Kindle
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (49.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 91 (45.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (15.08%) Windows XP
5 24 (12.06%) Linux
6 19 (9.55%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 12 (6.03%) Windows 2000
8 9 (4.52%) UNIX
8 9 (4.52%) Windows Phone
9 8 (4.02%) Solaris
9 8 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.52%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.51%) OpenSolaris
12 4 (2.01%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.01%) CentOS
14 1 (0.50%) Android
14 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.60%) Service Delivery
2 39 (19.60%) ITIL
3 15 (7.54%) Migration
4 14 (7.04%) Mentoring
5 11 (5.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (5.53%) ERP
6 10 (5.03%) Project Management
6 10 (5.03%) Service Management
6 10 (5.03%) Network Design
6 10 (5.03%) Network Management
7 9 (4.52%) Change Control
7 9 (4.52%) Test Scripting
8 7 (3.52%) Time Management
8 7 (3.52%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.52%) CRM
8 7 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.02%) Line Management
9 6 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.01%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.10%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.06%) SQL
3 7 (3.52%) VBScript
3 7 (3.52%) C#
4 6 (3.02%) Python
5 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.51%) Perl
6 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.51%) C
7 3 (1.51%) VB
8 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.01%) C++
8 2 (1.01%) Java
9 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 52 (26.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (21.61%) MCSE
3 32 (16.08%) Degree
4 20 (10.05%) MCSA
4 20 (10.05%) MCITP
5 19 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (8.04%) CCNA
7 12 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.03%) MCTS
8 10 (5.03%) CCNP
8 10 (5.03%) CCA
8 10 (5.03%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.02%) MCP
9 6 (3.02%) VCAP
10 5 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.01%) CCDP
12 3 (1.51%) HND
13 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.08%) SLA
2 9 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 75 (37.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (23.62%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.07%) vSphere
5 25 (12.56%) XenApp
6 11 (5.53%) XenDesktop
6 11 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (4.02%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (2.51%) NFS
8 5 (2.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (2.51%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.51%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.01%) RACF
10 2 (1.01%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.50%) Firmware
11 1 (0.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (11.56%) SCCM
1 23 (11.56%) SCOM
2 6 (3.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (2.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.01%) Nagios
4 2 (1.01%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.01%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.50%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.50%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.50%) Legato
Vendors
1 105 (52.76%) VMware
2 102 (51.26%) Microsoft
3 60 (30.15%) Citrix
4 54 (27.14%) Cisco
5 43 (21.61%) HP
6 19 (9.55%) Oracle
7 15 (7.54%) Dell
8 14 (7.04%) Red Hat
9 13 (6.53%) EMC
10 12 (6.03%) NetApp
10 12 (6.03%) Symantec
11 11 (5.53%) Juniper
12 10 (5.03%) SonicWALL
13 8 (4.02%) CommVault
14 5 (2.51%) Compaq
14 5 (2.51%) Veeam
15 4 (2.01%) Lotus
15 4 (2.01%) Sophos
16 2 (1.01%) Avaya
16 2 (1.01%) Sun
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