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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 70 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 112 95 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.09% 3.07% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.55% 12.48% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53 62 90
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
970 761 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.74% 24.60% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 591 469 576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +14 52 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Glasgow +15 38 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Aberdeen +10 9 £30,000 -13.04% 4
Dundee +14 5 £42,500 +3.67% 1
Highlands -2 3 - -
West Lothian +4 2 £38,500 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Argyll and Bute +2 1 £53,000 -
Fife 0 1 £27,000 -2.70%
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 - 3
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Stirling - 1 £29,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (56.48%) VMware
3 105 (54.40%) Active Directory
4 95 (49.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (45.08%) Microsoft
6 79 (40.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (39.38%) MS Exchange
8 74 (38.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 68 (35.23%) MCSE
10 67 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 66 (34.20%) MS Excel
12 65 (33.68%) Citrix
13 57 (29.53%) SAN
14 50 (25.91%) DNS
15 44 (22.80%) MCITP
15 44 (22.80%) Exchange Server 2010
16 42 (21.76%) SQL Server
17 39 (20.21%) ITIL
18 37 (19.17%) Hyper-V
19 36 (18.65%) Cisco
19 36 (18.65%) Finance
20 33 (17.10%) SQL
21 31 (16.06%) IIS
22 30 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (15.03%) Lync
24 27 (13.99%) MCSA
24 27 (13.99%) Firewall
25 26 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2007
26 24 (12.44%) Linux
26 24 (12.44%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (39.38%) MS Exchange
2 44 (22.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (16.06%) IIS
4 29 (15.03%) Lync
5 26 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (7.25%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.11%) nginx
7 6 (3.11%) Apache
7 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.07%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.55%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (34.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.04%) MFGPRO
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.63%) Office 365
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Taleo
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (29.53%) SAN
2 50 (25.91%) DNS
3 27 (13.99%) Firewall
4 20 (10.36%) DHCP
5 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.70%) VoIP
6 11 (5.70%) WAN
7 10 (5.18%) LAN
7 10 (5.18%) Wireless
7 10 (5.18%) iSCSI
8 9 (4.66%) Unified Communications
8 9 (4.66%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (4.66%) VPN
9 8 (4.15%) NAS
9 8 (4.15%) IP Telephony
10 7 (3.63%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.55%) VLAN
11 3 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.04%) DDNS
12 2 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.63%) MySQL
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.52%) Subversion
1 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Law
3 6 (3.11%) Advertising
4 5 (2.59%) Banking
5 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (21.24%) Consultant
2 40 (20.73%) Analyst
3 33 (17.10%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.44%) IT Support
5 19 (9.84%) Server Support
6 18 (9.33%) Support Analyst
6 18 (9.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.25%) Server Technician
8 14 (7.25%) Wintel Consultant
9 12 (6.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Consultant
11 10 (5.18%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.66%) Administrator
12 9 (4.66%) Communications Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Citrix Specialist
12 9 (4.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Wintel Specialist
13 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.70%) .NET
2 8 (4.15%) XML
3 4 (2.07%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.55%) HTML
4 3 (1.55%) COM
4 3 (1.55%) CSS
5 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.04%) XSL
6 1 (0.52%) WAP
6 1 (0.52%) SVG
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.52%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.52%) JDBC
6 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.52%) WPF
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.52%) HTML5
6 1 (0.52%) CSS3
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.77%) Clustering
3 14 (7.25%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.59%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.07%) Statistics
6 4 (2.07%) iPhone
7 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.55%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) EPoS
9 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.52%) iSeries
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 193 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (49.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 67 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (12.44%) Linux
5 23 (11.92%) Windows XP
5 23 (11.92%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.66%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (3.11%) Windows Phone
8 6 (3.11%) Solaris
9 5 (2.59%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.59%) UNIX
9 5 (2.59%) OpenSolaris
9 5 (2.59%) CentOS
10 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.55%) Debian
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.21%) ITIL
2 21 (10.88%) Service Delivery
3 11 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (5.18%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.66%) MOF
6 8 (4.15%) Project Management
6 8 (4.15%) ERP
6 8 (4.15%) Migration
6 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (4.15%) Mentoring
7 5 (2.59%) Change Control
7 5 (2.59%) Change Management
7 5 (2.59%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.07%) Information Management
8 4 (2.07%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.07%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.07%) CRM
9 3 (1.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.55%) Quality Management
9 3 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.10%) SQL
2 16 (8.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.15%) C#
4 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.59%) Perl
5 5 (2.59%) VB
5 5 (2.59%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.59%) Python
6 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.55%) Java
8 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.04%) XPath
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (38.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (35.23%) MCSE
3 44 (22.80%) MCITP
4 27 (13.99%) MCSA
5 21 (10.88%) MCTS
6 17 (8.81%) Degree
6 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.18%) CCA
8 10 (5.18%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.59%) CCNA
10 5 (2.59%) VCAP
11 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.04%) MCP
13 1 (0.52%) HND
13 1 (0.52%) CCNP
13 1 (0.52%) CISSP
13 1 (0.52%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) SLA
2 5 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 105 (54.40%) Active Directory
2 79 (40.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (19.17%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.44%) vSphere
5 19 (9.84%) XenApp
6 11 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.63%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (3.63%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (2.59%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.55%) NFS
11 2 (1.04%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.52%) Squid
12 1 (0.52%) Postfix
12 1 (0.52%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 11 (5.70%) SCCM
1 11 (5.70%) SCOM
2 6 (3.11%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.07%) WSUS
4 4 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.55%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 109 (56.48%) VMware
2 87 (45.08%) Microsoft
3 65 (33.68%) Citrix
4 36 (18.65%) Cisco
5 21 (10.88%) Oracle
6 20 (10.36%) HP
7 13 (6.74%) NetApp
8 12 (6.22%) EMC
8 12 (6.22%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.70%) Symantec
10 10 (5.18%) AppSense
11 9 (4.66%) Veeam
12 8 (4.15%) Dell
13 6 (3.11%) Lotus
14 5 (2.59%) IBM
14 5 (2.59%) CommVault
14 5 (2.59%) Sophos
15 4 (2.07%) Meru Networks
15 4 (2.07%) Juniper
15 4 (2.07%) Apple
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