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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / Scotland
Rank 65 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 67 65 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.00% 2.23% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.99% 9.03% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 50
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
479 720 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.42% 24.67% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 312 427 443
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +29 38 £39,500 +2.59% 5
Edinburgh 0 15 £27,500 -25.67% 1
Inverclyde -2 6 £38,000 +58.33%
Renfrewshire - 4 £41,750 -
Argyll and Bute +5 1 £30,500 -
Aberdeen +2 1 £24,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £22,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (71.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 88 (70.97%) Windows Server
4 81 (65.32%) Active Directory
5 77 (62.10%) Microsoft
6 68 (54.84%) VMware
7 49 (39.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (34.68%) MS Exchange
10 35 (28.23%) Citrix
11 33 (26.61%) Hyper-V
12 29 (23.39%) SCCM
13 25 (20.16%) VPN
14 24 (19.35%) ITIL
14 24 (19.35%) vSphere
15 22 (17.74%) PowerShell
15 22 (17.74%) MS Excel
15 22 (17.74%) DNS
15 22 (17.74%) DHCP
16 21 (16.94%) SQL
16 21 (16.94%) XenApp
16 21 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (16.13%) Windows 7
17 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
18 19 (15.32%) TCP/IP
18 19 (15.32%) Firewall
19 18 (14.52%) SAN
20 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (13.71%) Cisco
21 16 (12.90%) MS Office

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 43 (34.68%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (10.48%) IIS
4 10 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.26%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.23%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.42%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.81%) Apache
10 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.26%) Office 365
3 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.42%) SaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) VPN
2 22 (17.74%) DHCP
2 22 (17.74%) DNS
3 19 (15.32%) Firewall
3 19 (15.32%) TCP/IP
4 18 (14.52%) SAN
5 13 (10.48%) LAN
6 12 (9.68%) Skype
7 11 (8.87%) NAS
8 9 (7.26%) VLAN
8 9 (7.26%) WAN
9 3 (2.42%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.42%) VSAN
10 2 (1.61%) ADSL
10 2 (1.61%) Internet
10 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.81%) Network Security
11 1 (0.81%) VoIP
11 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) MySQL
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.81%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.81%) MSI
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 12 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (21.77%) Analyst
2 21 (16.94%) IT Support
2 21 (16.94%) Support Analyst
3 20 (16.13%) Consultant
3 20 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (12.10%) IT Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) IT Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) IT Support Analyst
5 12 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) Administrator
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 8 (6.45%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) HTML
1 2 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.26%) Replication
3 5 (4.03%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.03%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.23%) Clustering
4 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.23%) iSeries
5 3 (2.42%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) iPhone
5 3 (2.42%) Statistics
5 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.61%) EPoS
6 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (71.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 88 (70.97%) Windows Server
4 49 (39.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.87%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.84%) Linux
8 5 (4.03%) Android
8 5 (4.03%) Unix
8 5 (4.03%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.23%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.23%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.61%) CentOS
11 2 (1.61%) Solaris
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.35%) ITIL
2 15 (12.10%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.06%) Presales
4 9 (7.26%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (6.45%) Service Management
6 6 (4.84%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.03%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.03%) CRM
7 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.23%) High Availability
8 4 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.23%) Migration
8 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.42%) Change Management
9 3 (2.42%) Document Management
9 3 (2.42%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.42%) Network Management
9 3 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) PowerShell
2 21 (16.94%) SQL
3 11 (8.87%) VBScript
4 5 (4.03%) VB
5 2 (1.61%) C#
5 2 (1.61%) C++
5 2 (1.61%) Java
5 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.61%) Python
5 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.81%) Perl
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.06%) MCSE
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.03%) MCSA
5 4 (3.23%) CCNA
5 4 (3.23%) Degree
6 3 (2.42%) CCA
6 3 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.61%) CCNP
7 2 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (0.81%) CISSP
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.81%) MCP
8 1 (0.81%) PMP
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 81 (65.32%) Active Directory
2 48 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (26.61%) Hyper-V
4 24 (19.35%) vSphere
5 21 (16.94%) XenApp
6 6 (4.84%) ISA Server
6 6 (4.84%) Terminal Server
7 5 (4.03%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.23%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.42%) XenServer
10 2 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.61%) UAG
10 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (23.39%) SCCM
2 4 (3.23%) DameWare
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.61%) SCOM
4 2 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.81%) MOM
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (62.10%) Microsoft
2 68 (54.84%) VMware
3 35 (28.23%) Citrix
4 17 (13.71%) Cisco
5 5 (4.03%) Veeam
6 4 (3.23%) Dell
6 4 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 4 (3.23%) Lotus
6 4 (3.23%) Symantec
7 3 (2.42%) Apple
7 3 (2.42%) CommVault
7 3 (2.42%) F5
7 3 (2.42%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.42%) NetApp
7 3 (2.42%) Zerto
8 2 (1.61%) iManage
8 2 (1.61%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.61%) Sage
8 2 (1.61%) Samsung
8 2 (1.61%) Sophos
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