The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.85% 1.28% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 3.57% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £38,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.85% 35.90% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 31
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Lothian region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in West Lothian

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Linlithgow - 2 £38,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Kofax
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Gentran
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (25.00%) Gentran
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Environment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Kofax
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat