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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 95 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 63 113 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 2.87% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.05% 11.97% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 43 78 78
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +16.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
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
696 944 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.19% 23.95% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 410 610 466
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 April 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 April 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 +8 29 £37,189 -4.64% 2
Glasgow -1 20 £28,250 -19.28% 3
Aberdeen +16 4 £37,500 -3.84% 1
West Lothian +4 4 £26,000 -18.75% 1
North Lanarkshire -3 3 £29,500 -21.33%
Stirling -6 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £37,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 89 (55.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (50.94%) VMware
5 80 (50.31%) Microsoft
6 77 (48.43%) MS Exchange
7 75 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (40.25%) Citrix
9 61 (38.36%) Cisco
10 55 (34.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (31.45%) MS Excel
12 48 (30.19%) SAN
13 46 (28.93%) DNS
14 45 (28.30%) Firewall
15 41 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2010
16 38 (23.90%) ITIL
17 34 (21.38%) HP
18 33 (20.75%) Finance
19 31 (19.50%) SCCM
19 31 (19.50%) XenApp
19 31 (19.50%) Windows 7
20 29 (18.24%) DHCP
20 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
21 28 (17.61%) SLA
21 28 (17.61%) vSphere
22 27 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
22 27 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
22 27 (16.98%) SCOM
23 26 (16.35%) WAN
24 25 (15.72%) VoIP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 77 (48.43%) MS Exchange
2 41 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (13.84%) SharePoint
5 21 (13.21%) IIS
6 19 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (11.32%) Lync
8 14 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.26%) Apache
11 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.26%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (31.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Google Apps
1 6 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.19%) SAN
2 46 (28.93%) DNS
3 45 (28.30%) Firewall
4 29 (18.24%) DHCP
5 26 (16.35%) WAN
6 25 (15.72%) VoIP
7 22 (13.84%) LAN
7 22 (13.84%) Wireless
8 20 (12.58%) MPLS
9 15 (9.43%) VPN
10 9 (5.66%) Network Security
11 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
12 7 (4.40%) IP Telephony
13 6 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.77%) VLAN
13 6 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (3.14%) MRTG
14 5 (3.14%) IPv4
14 5 (3.14%) NAS
15 2 (1.26%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.26%) Informix
6 2 (1.26%) Ingres
6 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.26%) MSI
2 2 (1.26%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (20.75%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Back Office
3 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.40%) Law
3 7 (4.40%) Banking
4 5 (3.14%) Advertising
4 5 (3.14%) Publishing
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.13%) Analyst
2 18 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.81%) Support Analyst
4 13 (8.18%) IT Support
5 11 (6.92%) Network Specialist
5 11 (6.92%) Technical Specialist
5 11 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.29%) Consultant
6 10 (6.29%) Team Leader
6 10 (6.29%) Senior Network Specialist
7 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (5.03%) Administrator
8 7 (4.40%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.77%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.77%) Customer Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) .NET
2 7 (4.40%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.89%) Web Services
4 2 (1.26%) WinForms
4 2 (1.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.55%) Clustering
3 7 (4.40%) Replication
3 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.77%) Kindle
5 4 (2.52%) iPhone
6 3 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Handset
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (55.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 75 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (19.50%) Windows 7
5 21 (13.21%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.29%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (5.03%) UNIX
8 8 (5.03%) Linux
9 7 (4.40%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.77%) Android
10 6 (3.77%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.52%) Solaris
12 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) ITIL
2 23 (14.47%) Service Delivery
3 22 (13.84%) Mentoring
4 15 (9.43%) Network Management
4 15 (9.43%) Network Design
5 10 (6.29%) Asset Management
6 9 (5.66%) Migration
6 9 (5.66%) Service Management
6 9 (5.66%) CRM
7 8 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.40%) Time Management
9 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (2.52%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (2.52%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.52%) Data Protection
11 3 (1.89%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (1.89%) ERP
11 3 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.47%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.95%) SQL
3 8 (5.03%) VBScript
4 7 (4.40%) C#
5 6 (3.77%) VB
6 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.26%) C
6 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.63%) XAML
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) Java
7 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
1 27 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (14.47%) CCNP
2 23 (14.47%) CCNA
3 22 (13.84%) MCSE
4 21 (13.21%) Degree
5 10 (6.29%) MCITP
5 10 (6.29%) MCSA
6 7 (4.40%) MCP
6 7 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.89%) HND
9 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) MCDST
10 1 (0.63%) CCDP
10 1 (0.63%) PhD
10 1 (0.63%) CCIE
10 1 (0.63%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.61%) SLA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 55 (34.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (19.50%) XenApp
4 28 (17.61%) vSphere
5 24 (15.09%) Hyper-V
6 15 (9.43%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (4.40%) MetaFrame
9 5 (3.14%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.52%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.26%) NFS
11 2 (1.26%) RACF
11 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.63%) Firmware
12 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (19.50%) SCCM
2 27 (16.98%) SCOM
3 7 (4.40%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.89%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.26%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.63%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.63%) Legato
7 1 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 81 (50.94%) VMware
2 80 (50.31%) Microsoft
3 64 (40.25%) Citrix
4 61 (38.36%) Cisco
5 34 (21.38%) HP
6 16 (10.06%) SonicWALL
7 15 (9.43%) Dell
7 15 (9.43%) Juniper
8 12 (7.55%) CheckPoint
9 9 (5.66%) EMC
10 7 (4.40%) Oracle
10 7 (4.40%) Symantec
10 7 (4.40%) Altiris
11 6 (3.77%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.77%) Avaya
12 5 (3.14%) Compaq
12 5 (3.14%) Mitel
13 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.52%) Veeam
13 4 (2.52%) Sun
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