The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 80 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 96 98 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.60% 3.01% 5.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.68% 11.32% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 99
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
899 866 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.38% 26.58% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 554 579 540
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Server 2008
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 35 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Glasgow -10 24 £38,500 +2.66% 10
North Lanarkshire +5 10 £31,000 +12.72% 2
Dundee -1 6 £42,500 +3.67% 1
Aberdeen +5 3 £29,500 -26.25% 1
West Lothian +13 2 £38,500 -
Highlands -1 2 - -
Moray - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £34,000 -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 96 (47.52%) Active Directory
4 94 (46.53%) VMware
5 90 (44.55%) Microsoft
6 75 (37.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 71 (35.15%) Citrix
7 71 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 67 (33.17%) MCSE
9 63 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (30.69%) MS Exchange
11 60 (29.70%) MS Excel
12 56 (27.72%) SQL Server
12 56 (27.72%) SAN
13 49 (24.26%) SQL
14 45 (22.28%) MCITP
15 42 (20.79%) ITIL
16 40 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (19.31%) IIS
18 37 (18.32%) DNS
19 35 (17.33%) Finance
20 32 (15.84%) Cisco
20 32 (15.84%) Windows 7
21 29 (14.36%) Hyper-V
22 28 (13.86%) Linux
23 27 (13.37%) .NET
24 26 (12.87%) MCSA
24 26 (12.87%) Lync
25 25 (12.38%) XenApp
25 25 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (30.69%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (19.31%) IIS
4 26 (12.87%) Lync
5 25 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (8.42%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.47%) Apache
7 7 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.97%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.97%) nginx
9 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.98%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.98%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.49%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.50%) Gentran
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 60 (29.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.50%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.97%) Office 365
2 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Taleo
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (27.72%) SAN
2 37 (18.32%) DNS
3 24 (11.88%) Firewall
4 21 (10.40%) DHCP
5 15 (7.43%) iSCSI
6 12 (5.94%) Unified Communications
6 12 (5.94%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (5.45%) Wireless
7 11 (5.45%) LAN
7 11 (5.45%) WAN
8 10 (4.95%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.96%) NAS
10 7 (3.47%) VPN
11 6 (2.97%) VoIP
11 6 (2.97%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.99%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.99%) IPv4
12 2 (0.99%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.95%) MySQL
3 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.50%) MS Access
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) NUnit
1 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.49%) MSTest
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 35 (17.33%) Finance
2 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.47%) Banking
3 5 (2.48%) Retail
4 4 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (19.31%) Consultant
2 37 (18.32%) Analyst
3 28 (13.86%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.89%) IT Support
5 19 (9.41%) Server Support
6 16 (7.92%) Support Analyst
6 16 (7.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (7.92%) Server Technician
7 14 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.44%) Applications Support
8 13 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.94%) Citrix Consultant
9 12 (5.94%) Communications Engineer
9 12 (5.94%) Microsoft Consultant
10 11 (5.45%) Administrator
11 10 (4.95%) 3rd Line Server Support
12 9 (4.46%) Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Applications Specialist
14 7 (3.47%) Service Analyst
14 7 (3.47%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.37%) .NET
2 15 (7.43%) XML
3 11 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 10 (4.95%) HTML
5 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.46%) CSS
6 6 (2.97%) jQuery
7 3 (1.49%) RESTful
7 3 (1.49%) HTML5
7 3 (1.49%) WinForms
7 3 (1.49%) WCF
8 2 (0.99%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.99%) XSL
8 2 (0.99%) COM
8 2 (0.99%) CSS3
8 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.50%) JSP
9 1 (0.50%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Clustering
2 10 (4.95%) Statistics
3 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.97%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.48%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.48%) Replication
5 5 (2.48%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.49%) Blog
7 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) iPhone
8 2 (0.99%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.50%) EPoS
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) iSeries
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 63 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (15.84%) Windows 7
5 28 (13.86%) Linux
6 16 (7.92%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.95%) Ubuntu
8 9 (4.46%) CentOS
9 6 (2.97%) Solaris
10 5 (2.48%) UNIX
10 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.48%) OpenSolaris
10 5 (2.48%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.98%) Debian
12 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.50%) AIX
14 1 (0.50%) NetWare
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.79%) ITIL
2 13 (6.44%) PRINCE2
3 12 (5.94%) MOF
4 10 (4.95%) Service Delivery
5 8 (3.96%) Project Management
5 8 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (2.97%) Change Management
6 6 (2.97%) MVC
6 6 (2.97%) Migration
7 5 (2.48%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.48%) ERP
7 5 (2.48%) Performance Management
7 5 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (1.98%) High Availability
8 4 (1.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (1.98%) SOA
8 4 (1.98%) OO
8 4 (1.98%) Service Management
8 4 (1.98%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.26%) SQL
2 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
3 19 (9.41%) C#
4 15 (7.43%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.46%) VB
6 7 (3.47%) Java
7 5 (2.48%) Python
7 5 (2.48%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.48%) Perl
8 4 (1.98%) VBScript
8 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.99%) XPath
9 2 (0.99%) VBA
9 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (37.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (33.17%) MCSE
3 45 (22.28%) MCITP
4 26 (12.87%) MCSA
5 23 (11.39%) Security Cleared
6 20 (9.90%) MCTS
7 16 (7.92%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.45%) Degree
9 7 (3.47%) CCA
9 7 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.98%) CCNA
12 3 (1.49%) MCP
13 2 (0.99%) VCAP
14 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.50%) HND
14 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (47.52%) Active Directory
2 71 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (14.36%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.38%) XenApp
5 23 (11.39%) vSphere
6 14 (6.93%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (2.48%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.98%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.99%) XenServer
11 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.50%) Squid
12 1 (0.50%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.50%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.50%) NFS
12 1 (0.50%) Postfix
12 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.43%) SCOM
2 14 (6.93%) SCCM
3 7 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.97%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.98%) WSUS
5 4 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.49%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.50%) Puppet
8 1 (0.50%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 94 (46.53%) VMware
2 90 (44.55%) Microsoft
3 71 (35.15%) Citrix
4 32 (15.84%) Cisco
5 25 (12.38%) Oracle
6 18 (8.91%) HP
7 16 (7.92%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.92%) AppSense
8 13 (6.44%) Symantec
8 13 (6.44%) Dell
9 12 (5.94%) EMC
9 12 (5.94%) NetApp
10 9 (4.46%) Veeam
11 8 (3.96%) IBM
11 8 (3.96%) Lotus
12 7 (3.47%) CommVault
13 5 (2.48%) Fujitsu
14 4 (1.98%) Juniper
14 4 (1.98%) Apple
14 4 (1.98%) LexisNexis
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