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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 91 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 70 53 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.43% 1.67% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.54% 6.59% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 47
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,500 £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
664 804 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.02% 25.32% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 392 480 554
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +5 36 £34,000 -2.15% 2
Edinburgh +8 27 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Aberdeen -2 1 £43,000 +11.68%
Falkirk - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £31,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
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 27 July 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (73.19%) Windows Server
3 98 (71.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (65.22%) Active Directory
5 65 (47.10%) VMware
6 55 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 48 (34.78%) DNS
9 42 (30.43%) SLA
10 40 (28.99%) DHCP
11 37 (26.81%) MS Exchange
11 37 (26.81%) ITIL
12 36 (26.09%) Hyper-V
13 34 (24.64%) Cisco
14 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (23.19%) Windows 7
16 27 (19.57%) SAN
17 26 (18.84%) Linux
18 25 (18.12%) MS Excel
19 22 (15.94%) Citrix
19 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
20 21 (15.22%) Firewall
20 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
21 20 (14.49%) SCCM
21 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
22 19 (13.77%) Windows 8
23 18 (13.04%) Service Delivery
23 18 (13.04%) MS Office
24 16 (11.59%) SQL
24 16 (11.59%) Performance Tuning

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 37 (26.81%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.97%) IIS
5 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.62%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.17%) Apache
9 3 (2.17%) CMS
9 3 (2.17%) JBoss
9 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.04%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Office 365
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (34.78%) DNS
2 40 (28.99%) DHCP
3 27 (19.57%) SAN
4 21 (15.22%) Firewall
5 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.14%) VoIP
6 13 (9.42%) WAN
7 12 (8.70%) VPN
8 11 (7.97%) CTI
9 10 (7.25%) LAN
10 7 (5.07%) Wireless
11 4 (2.90%) Network Security
12 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.17%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.17%) HTTP
12 3 (2.17%) IPsec
12 3 (2.17%) NAS
12 3 (2.17%) SSL
13 2 (1.45%) VLAN
14 1 (0.72%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.90%) MySQL
5 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.72%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.07%) Banking
2 4 (2.90%) Finance
3 3 (2.17%) Games
3 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.94%) Administrator
3 21 (15.22%) Analyst
4 12 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 12 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Support Specialist
4 12 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) Genesys Specialist
5 11 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.25%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) 1st Line Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (5.80%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) IT Support
10 6 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Service Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) VXML
2 4 (2.90%) Middleware
3 3 (2.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) Web Services
3 3 (2.17%) XML
4 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.45%) REST
4 2 (1.45%) SOAP
4 2 (1.45%) WCF
5 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.97%) IVR
4 8 (5.80%) Clustering
5 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.62%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.90%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.90%) Replication
8 3 (2.17%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.45%) PKI
10 1 (0.72%) AS400
10 1 (0.72%) EPoS
10 1 (0.72%) FMCG
10 1 (0.72%) iPad
10 1 (0.72%) iPhone
10 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (73.19%) Windows Server
3 98 (71.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (23.19%) Windows 7
6 26 (18.84%) Linux
7 19 (13.77%) Windows 8
8 13 (9.42%) Unix
9 8 (5.80%) Mac OS X
10 7 (5.07%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.45%) CentOS
12 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.72%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) Solaris
13 1 (0.72%) SUSE
13 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.72%) VMS
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.81%) ITIL
2 18 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 16 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (10.87%) Service Management
5 13 (9.42%) Change Management
6 12 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (8.70%) ITIL V3
7 11 (7.97%) Coaching
7 11 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.97%) Trend Analysis
8 10 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (6.52%) Security Operations
10 8 (5.80%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (4.35%) MVC
12 4 (2.90%) DevOps
12 4 (2.90%) Line Management
12 4 (2.90%) Load Balancing
12 4 (2.90%) Network Management
12 4 (2.90%) Time Management
12 4 (2.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.59%) SQL
3 8 (5.80%) C#
4 6 (4.35%) C++
5 5 (3.62%) VBA
6 4 (2.90%) Perl
6 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.17%) Java
7 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.17%) VBScript
8 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.70%) Degree
3 11 (7.97%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.80%) CCNA
4 8 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.80%) MCSE
5 6 (4.35%) MCSA
6 4 (2.90%) MCP
6 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.45%) HND
7 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.45%) MCTS
8 1 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 55 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.14%) vSphere
5 9 (6.52%) XenApp
6 4 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.17%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.17%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.72%) Docker
9 1 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.72%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) SCCM
2 7 (5.07%) SCOM
3 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.17%) Puppet
6 2 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (47.10%) VMware
2 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (24.64%) Cisco
4 22 (15.94%) Citrix
5 15 (10.87%) EMC
6 13 (9.42%) Oracle
7 11 (7.97%) Genesys
8 10 (7.25%) HP
9 9 (6.52%) Apple
9 9 (6.52%) IBM
10 7 (5.07%) Dell
11 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.90%) Avaya
12 4 (2.90%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.90%) Symantec
12 4 (2.90%) Varonis
13 3 (2.17%) CA
13 3 (2.17%) CommVault
13 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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