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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 67 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 102 103 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.84% 3.32% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.61% 13.27% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 65 91
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,995 £44,000
UK excluding London average 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
961 776 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.77% 24.98% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 578 470 590
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 £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +11 49 £29,500 -21.33% 4
Glasgow -9 31 £37,500 - 2
Aberdeen +12 12 £30,000 -16.66% 4
Dundee +12 5 £42,500 +3.67%
Highlands -3 4 - -
Stirling - 2 £44,500 -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 - - 2
Argyll and Bute +1 1 £53,000 -
Fife 0 1 £27,000 -2.70%
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (56.99%) VMware
3 104 (55.91%) Active Directory
4 91 (48.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
6 76 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (39.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (38.17%) MS Excel
8 71 (38.17%) MS Exchange
9 67 (36.02%) MCSE
10 66 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (32.80%) Citrix
12 54 (29.03%) SAN
12 54 (29.03%) DNS
13 43 (23.12%) MCITP
14 42 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 39 (20.97%) Finance
16 38 (20.43%) SQL Server
16 38 (20.43%) ITIL
17 37 (19.89%) Hyper-V
18 34 (18.28%) Cisco
19 32 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (16.67%) SQL
21 29 (15.59%) IIS
22 27 (14.52%) MCSA
22 27 (14.52%) Lync
23 26 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
24 24 (12.90%) Firewall
25 23 (12.37%) Windows XP
26 22 (11.83%) Service Delivery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 71 (38.17%) MS Exchange
2 42 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (15.59%) IIS
4 27 (14.52%) Lync
5 26 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (7.53%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.23%) Apache
7 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.69%) nginx
9 4 (2.15%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.08%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (38.17%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.76%) Office 365
2 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.03%) DNS
1 54 (29.03%) SAN
2 24 (12.90%) Firewall
3 20 (10.75%) DHCP
4 13 (6.99%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.99%) VoIP
5 12 (6.45%) WAN
6 11 (5.91%) LAN
7 9 (4.84%) Wireless
7 9 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (4.30%) Unified Communications
8 8 (4.30%) IP Telephony
8 8 (4.30%) iSCSI
8 8 (4.30%) VPN
9 7 (3.76%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (3.23%) NAS
11 4 (2.15%) VLAN
12 3 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.08%) DDNS
13 2 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.23%) MySQL
3 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Subversion
1 1 (0.54%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (20.97%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Law
3 5 (2.69%) Advertising
3 5 (2.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (23.12%) Consultant
2 38 (20.43%) Analyst
3 34 (18.28%) Support Engineer
4 23 (12.37%) IT Support
5 18 (9.68%) Server Support
5 18 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
6 17 (9.14%) Support Analyst
6 17 (9.14%) Wintel Consultant
7 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 11 (5.91%) Server Technician
10 11 (5.91%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (5.38%) Wintel Specialist
11 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Consultant
11 10 (5.38%) Citrix Specialist
12 9 (4.84%) Administrator
13 8 (4.30%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.30%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.38%) .NET
2 6 (3.23%) XML
3 4 (2.15%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.61%) COM
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) JDBC
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) WAP
5 1 (0.54%) SVG
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) WPF
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.06%) Clustering
3 12 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.69%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.15%) Statistics
7 3 (1.61%) iPhone
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) EPoS
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (48.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 66 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (12.37%) Windows XP
5 21 (11.29%) Linux
6 19 (10.22%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (4.30%) Ubuntu
8 8 (4.30%) Windows 2000
9 6 (3.23%) Solaris
9 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone
10 5 (2.69%) OpenSolaris
10 5 (2.69%) UNIX
11 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.08%) CentOS
13 2 (1.08%) Debian
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.43%) ITIL
2 22 (11.83%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (5.38%) Migration
4 10 (5.38%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.84%) ERP
6 8 (4.30%) MOF
6 8 (4.30%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (3.76%) Project Management
7 7 (3.76%) Change Control
7 7 (3.76%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.69%) CRM
8 5 (2.69%) Change Management
9 4 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.15%) Performance Management
10 3 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.61%) Quality Management
10 3 (1.61%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.67%) SQL
2 19 (10.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.69%) Perl
3 5 (2.69%) Python
3 5 (2.69%) C#
4 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.54%) C++
6 1 (0.54%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) VB
6 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (39.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (36.02%) MCSE
3 43 (23.12%) MCITP
4 27 (14.52%) MCSA
5 21 (11.29%) MCTS
6 18 (9.68%) Degree
7 17 (9.14%) Security Cleared
8 11 (5.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (5.91%) CCA
8 11 (5.91%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (5.38%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.23%) CCNA
12 5 (2.69%) VCAP
13 4 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.08%) MCP
15 1 (0.54%) HND
15 1 (0.54%) CCNP
15 1 (0.54%) CISSP
15 1 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.06%) SLA
2 7 (3.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (55.91%) Active Directory
2 76 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (19.89%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.29%) vSphere
5 20 (10.75%) XenApp
6 8 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (2.69%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.15%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.61%) NFS
11 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) SCCM
2 11 (5.91%) SCOM
3 6 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.15%) WSUS
5 4 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.54%) Puppet
7 1 (0.54%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 106 (56.99%) VMware
2 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
3 61 (32.80%) Citrix
4 34 (18.28%) Cisco
5 21 (11.29%) HP
6 18 (9.68%) Oracle
7 12 (6.45%) EMC
7 12 (6.45%) Symantec
8 11 (5.91%) NetApp
8 11 (5.91%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.84%) Veeam
10 7 (3.76%) AppSense
11 6 (3.23%) Lotus
11 6 (3.23%) CommVault
11 6 (3.23%) Dell
12 5 (2.69%) Juniper
13 4 (2.15%) Apple
13 4 (2.15%) IBM
13 4 (2.15%) Sophos
13 4 (2.15%) Meru Networks
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