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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 94 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 67 104 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 3.35% 3.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.28% 13.96% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 65 75
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
722 745 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.34% 23.98% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 429 444 590
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Glasgow -17 33 £38,500 - 12
Edinburgh -21 21 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Inverclyde - 3 £24,000 -
West Lothian +5 2 £46,750 +76.41%
North Lanarkshire -2 2 - - 1
Aberdeen -2 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £46,000 - 1
Moray +6 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 87 (61.70%) Windows Server
3 83 (58.87%) Active Directory
4 78 (55.32%) VMware
5 77 (54.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (43.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (32.62%) SQL Server
7 46 (32.62%) Citrix
8 43 (30.50%) ITIL
9 41 (29.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (28.37%) Finance
11 38 (26.95%) DNS
11 38 (26.95%) MS Exchange
12 37 (26.24%) SAN
13 35 (24.82%) DHCP
14 32 (22.70%) Data Centre
15 29 (20.57%) vSphere
16 28 (19.86%) Windows 7
16 28 (19.86%) PowerShell
16 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (18.44%) MS Excel
17 26 (18.44%) Hyper-V
17 26 (18.44%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (18.44%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (16.31%) SCCM
19 22 (15.60%) MCSE
19 22 (15.60%) Cisco
19 22 (15.60%) IIS
20 19 (13.48%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 38 (26.95%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.60%) IIS
4 10 (7.09%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.42%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (18.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.13%) Primavera
2 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (9.22%) Office 365
2 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.95%) DNS
2 37 (26.24%) SAN
3 35 (24.82%) DHCP
4 13 (9.22%) LAN
4 13 (9.22%) WAN
5 10 (7.09%) Firewall
6 8 (5.67%) VPN
7 7 (4.96%) SSL
8 4 (2.84%) NAS
8 4 (2.84%) VoIP
9 3 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.13%) WAAS
9 3 (2.13%) Wireless
10 2 (1.42%) IPv4
10 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.26%) MySQL
5 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) JIRA
2 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.42%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (12.06%) Retail
3 15 (10.64%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Back Office
5 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.13%) Games
7 2 (1.42%) Electronics
7 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Analyst
2 27 (19.15%) Consultant
3 21 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 18 (12.77%) Wintel Consultant
5 13 (9.22%) Administrator
5 13 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.38%) Support Consultant
8 9 (6.38%) Wintel Support
9 8 (5.67%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.67%) Windows Specialist
10 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.26%) Backup Administrator
11 6 (4.26%) IT Support
11 6 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Storage Administrator
11 6 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.13%) Middleware
3 3 (2.13%) REST
3 3 (2.13%) Web Services
3 3 (2.13%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.42%) SOAP
4 2 (1.42%) WCF
4 2 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.42%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) COM
5 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.77%) Clustering
3 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.55%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.84%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.84%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.13%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.13%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.13%) Replication
8 2 (1.42%) PKI
9 1 (0.71%) AS400
9 1 (0.71%) EMC Centera
9 1 (0.71%) EPoS
9 1 (0.71%) iPhone
9 1 (0.71%) iSeries
9 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (61.70%) Windows Server
3 77 (54.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (29.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (19.86%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.93%) Linux
7 12 (8.51%) Windows 8
8 10 (7.09%) Windows 2000
9 8 (5.67%) Unix
10 7 (4.96%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.55%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.13%) Solaris
12 3 (2.13%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.50%) ITIL
2 26 (18.44%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (13.48%) Line Management
4 16 (11.35%) Asset Management
5 14 (9.93%) Migration
6 13 (9.22%) Change Control
6 13 (9.22%) Problem Management
6 13 (9.22%) Project Management
7 11 (7.80%) Service Management
8 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.67%) Change Management
9 8 (5.67%) High Availability
9 8 (5.67%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.96%) Facilities Management
10 7 (4.96%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.26%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.06%) SQL
3 11 (7.80%) C#
4 5 (3.55%) Java
4 5 (3.55%) VBScript
5 4 (2.84%) Delphi
6 3 (2.13%) VBA
7 2 (1.42%) Ruby
7 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.60%) MCSE
3 16 (11.35%) Degree
4 12 (8.51%) MCITP
4 12 (8.51%) MCP
5 11 (7.80%) MCSA
6 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.96%) CCNA
8 4 (2.84%) HND
8 4 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.13%) CCNP
10 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.42%) MCTS
10 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.71%) CCA
11 1 (0.71%) CISSP
11 1 (0.71%) EMCSA
11 1 (0.71%) NCDA
11 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 83 (58.87%) Active Directory
2 61 (43.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (20.57%) vSphere
4 26 (18.44%) Hyper-V
5 19 (13.48%) XenApp
6 15 (10.64%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.55%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.42%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (16.31%) SCCM
2 18 (12.77%) SCOM
3 8 (5.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (4.96%) Puppet
5 6 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.84%) WSUS
8 2 (1.42%) Ansible
8 2 (1.42%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 87 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 78 (55.32%) VMware
3 46 (32.62%) Citrix
4 22 (15.60%) Cisco
5 16 (11.35%) EMC
6 12 (8.51%) Dell
6 12 (8.51%) IBM
7 10 (7.09%) Symantec
8 7 (4.96%) HP
8 7 (4.96%) Intel Security
8 7 (4.96%) Oracle
9 6 (4.26%) Varonis
10 5 (3.55%) Avaya
10 5 (3.55%) Compaq
11 4 (2.84%) CA
12 3 (2.13%) Hyperion
12 3 (2.13%) SAP
13 2 (1.42%) Apple
13 2 (1.42%) NetApp
13 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefit Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Salary: £36000.00 per annum
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