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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 79 102 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 65 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.58% 1.99% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.15% 7.86% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 54
Median salary £34,000 £32,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,650 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
637 827 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.19% 25.31% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 410 473 573
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +31 39 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Edinburgh 0 23 £33,750 +14.40% 1
West Lothian +7 3 £28,500 +3.63% 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Fife - 1 £31,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £40,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 91 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 54 (41.54%) VMware
6 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
7 46 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (30.77%) SLA
9 38 (29.23%) DNS
9 38 (29.23%) Hyper-V
10 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 32 (24.62%) DHCP
12 30 (23.08%) Windows 7
13 29 (22.31%) ITIL
13 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (21.54%) Cisco
15 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
15 21 (16.15%) Linux
16 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
17 19 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (14.62%) SCCM
18 18 (13.85%) Service Delivery
18 18 (13.85%) Firewall
18 18 (13.85%) SAN
18 18 (13.85%) Citrix
19 17 (13.08%) Windows 8
20 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (11.54%) Data Centre
20 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (11.54%) VoIP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.62%) IIS
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.08%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.31%) Apache
8 3 (2.31%) CMS
8 3 (2.31%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.31%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.31%) JBoss
8 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.46%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Office 365
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.23%) DNS
2 32 (24.62%) DHCP
3 18 (13.85%) Firewall
3 18 (13.85%) SAN
4 15 (11.54%) VoIP
5 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 13 (10.00%) WAN
7 11 (8.46%) CTI
7 11 (8.46%) LAN
7 11 (8.46%) VPN
8 5 (3.85%) Wireless
9 4 (3.08%) NAS
10 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.31%) HTTP
10 3 (2.31%) Network Security
10 3 (2.31%) VLAN
11 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.54%) IPsec
11 2 (1.54%) SSL
11 2 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.62%) MySQL
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.77%) MSI
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Back Office
4 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.54%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Analyst
2 22 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (14.62%) Administrator
4 15 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (9.23%) Support Specialist
6 11 (8.46%) Genesys Specialist
6 11 (8.46%) Server Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.92%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) 1st Line Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.62%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) DBA
9 6 (4.62%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) IT Support
9 6 (4.62%) PowerShell Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) VXML
2 3 (2.31%) Middleware
3 2 (1.54%) HTML
3 2 (1.54%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.46%) IVR
3 8 (6.15%) Clustering
4 5 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.85%) Replication
5 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.31%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.54%) iSeries
8 1 (0.77%) AS400
8 1 (0.77%) FMCG
8 1 (0.77%) iPad
8 1 (0.77%) iPhone
8 1 (0.77%) PKI
8 1 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 91 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (16.15%) Linux
7 17 (13.08%) Windows 8
8 14 (10.77%) Unix
9 6 (4.62%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.54%) CentOS
12 2 (1.54%) Solaris
13 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.77%) Debian
13 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) ITIL
2 18 (13.85%) Service Delivery
3 13 (10.00%) Change Management
3 13 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (10.00%) Service Management
4 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.23%) ITIL V3
5 11 (8.46%) Coaching
5 11 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (8.46%) Security Operations
5 11 (8.46%) Trend Analysis
6 10 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (6.15%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (4.62%) MVC
9 4 (3.08%) Network Management
10 3 (2.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.31%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.31%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.31%) Migration
10 3 (2.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) PowerShell
1 14 (10.77%) SQL
2 7 (5.38%) C++
3 6 (4.62%) C#
4 4 (3.08%) Java
5 3 (2.31%) Perl
5 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.31%) VBA
6 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.77%) VB
7 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.92%) CCNA
3 9 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.92%) Degree
4 8 (6.15%) MCSE
5 6 (4.62%) MCSA
6 4 (3.08%) MCP
7 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.54%) HND
8 2 (1.54%) MCTS
9 1 (0.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (30.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (29.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.92%) XenApp
5 8 (6.15%) vSphere
6 3 (2.31%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.31%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (14.62%) SCCM
2 7 (5.38%) SCOM
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (41.54%) VMware
2 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.54%) Cisco
4 18 (13.85%) Citrix
5 12 (9.23%) Oracle
6 11 (8.46%) Genesys
7 10 (7.69%) EMC
8 8 (6.15%) HP
9 7 (5.38%) Apple
10 6 (4.62%) Dell
11 5 (3.85%) IBM
11 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.08%) ServiceNow
12 4 (3.08%) Symantec
13 3 (2.31%) Avaya
13 3 (2.31%) CA
13 3 (2.31%) CommVault
13 3 (2.31%) Intel Security
13 3 (2.31%) Lotus
14 2 (1.54%) NetApp
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