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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 50 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.23% 2.26% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.01% 9.46% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 63
Median salary £34,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
454 708 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.25% 23.89% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 289 423 437
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 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +15 22 £40,000 +3.89% 4
Edinburgh -7 12 £27,500 -31.25% 7
Inverclyde +1 6 £38,000 +58.33%
West Lothian - 3 £26,000 -
Renfrewshire -3 2 £41,750 -9.23% 2
Aberdeen +4 1 £24,000 -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £22,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 83 (69.75%) Windows Server
4 76 (63.87%) Microsoft
4 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
5 68 (57.14%) VMware
6 52 (43.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (40.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 35 (29.41%) Citrix
10 30 (25.21%) SCCM
11 28 (23.53%) Hyper-V
12 26 (21.85%) vSphere
12 26 (21.85%) ITIL
13 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
14 24 (20.17%) SQL
14 24 (20.17%) VPN
15 23 (19.33%) PowerShell
15 23 (19.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (17.65%) DNS
16 21 (17.65%) DHCP
17 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
17 20 (16.81%) XenApp
18 19 (15.97%) Windows 7
18 19 (15.97%) Firewall
18 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
19 18 (15.13%) SAN
20 17 (14.29%) Cisco
20 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (13.45%) Service Delivery

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 42 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 23 (19.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.08%) IIS
5 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (8.40%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.52%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.52%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.52%) Fishtalk
1 3 (2.52%) Q-Pulse
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.17%) VPN
2 21 (17.65%) DHCP
2 21 (17.65%) DNS
3 19 (15.97%) Firewall
3 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.13%) SAN
5 15 (12.61%) LAN
6 13 (10.92%) Skype
7 11 (9.24%) WAN
8 10 (8.40%) NAS
9 8 (6.72%) VLAN
10 3 (2.52%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.52%) VSAN
11 2 (1.68%) ADSL
11 2 (1.68%) Internet
12 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.84%) HTTP
12 1 (0.84%) Network Security
12 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.52%) SQLBase
4 1 (0.84%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
1 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.68%) MSI
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Back Office
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (16.81%) Consultant
4 19 (15.97%) Support Analyst
5 18 (15.13%) IT Support
6 17 (14.29%) IT Engineer
7 14 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (10.92%) IT Analyst
8 13 (10.92%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (10.08%) Support Engineer
10 11 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (9.24%) Administrator
11 10 (8.40%) Security Engineer
11 10 (8.40%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (7.56%) Wintel Engineer
13 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 8 (6.72%) IT Security Engineer
13 8 (6.72%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) HTML
1 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.72%) Replication
3 5 (4.20%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.52%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (2.52%) iPhone
5 3 (2.52%) iSeries
5 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.68%) Clustering
6 2 (1.68%) EPoS
6 2 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) iPad
7 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 83 (69.75%) Windows Server
4 52 (43.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (15.97%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.24%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.20%) Android
7 5 (4.20%) Linux
7 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.36%) Unix
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) CentOS
10 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) ITIL
2 16 (13.45%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.08%) Service Management
4 11 (9.24%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (8.40%) Presales
6 6 (5.04%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.36%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.36%) Change Management
8 4 (3.36%) CRM
8 4 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.36%) High Availability
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (3.36%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.36%) Migration
9 3 (2.52%) Compliance Management
9 3 (2.52%) Forensic Analysis
9 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.52%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) SQL
2 23 (19.33%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.76%) VBScript
4 5 (4.20%) VB
5 3 (2.52%) Python
6 2 (1.68%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.84%) C++
7 1 (0.84%) Java
7 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.24%) MCSE
3 6 (5.04%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.36%) MCSA
6 3 (2.52%) CCA
6 3 (2.52%) CCNA
6 3 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.68%) CCNP
7 2 (1.68%) MCITP
7 2 (1.68%) MCP
8 1 (0.84%) CISSP
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.84%) PMP
8 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
2 48 (40.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 26 (21.85%) vSphere
5 20 (16.81%) XenApp
6 7 (5.88%) Terminal Server
7 6 (5.04%) ISA Server
8 5 (4.20%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.36%) MetaFrame
9 4 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.52%) XenServer
11 2 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.68%) UAG
11 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (25.21%) SCCM
2 4 (3.36%) DameWare
3 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.68%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.84%) MOM
4 1 (0.84%) Nagios
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (63.87%) Microsoft
2 68 (57.14%) VMware
3 35 (29.41%) Citrix
4 17 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (4.20%) Symantec
6 4 (3.36%) Intel Security
6 4 (3.36%) Veeam
7 3 (2.52%) Apple
7 3 (2.52%) CommVault
7 3 (2.52%) Dell
7 3 (2.52%) F5
7 3 (2.52%) Lotus
7 3 (2.52%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.52%) NetApp
7 3 (2.52%) Zerto
8 2 (1.68%) Avaya
8 2 (1.68%) IBM
8 2 (1.68%) iManage
8 2 (1.68%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.68%) Samsung
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