Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 92 122
Rank change year-on-year -31 +30 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 104 136 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.84% 2.60% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 11.67% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 75 80 76
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% +6.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,400 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £43,875 £56,750
UK median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +1.35%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1214 1165 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.52% 22.24% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 803 757 936
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 60 £57,500 +64.29% 3
Glasgow -59 16 £37,500 +4.17% 1
Fife +9 7 £19,500 -38.10%
West Lothian +1 6 £26,000 -8.77%
Dundee -5 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Inverclyde +2 3 £37,500 -
North Lanarkshire -2 2 £32,250 +29.00%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (98.08%) Windows Server
3 80 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (73.08%) Active Directory
5 67 (64.42%) Microsoft
6 60 (57.69%) VMware
7 54 (51.92%) ITIL
7 54 (51.92%) PowerShell
8 52 (50.00%) Cisco
9 43 (41.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 39 (37.50%) DNS
11 35 (33.65%) DHCP
12 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
13 30 (28.85%) SQL
14 29 (27.88%) Validation
14 29 (27.88%) vSphere
15 28 (26.92%) Hyper-V
16 27 (25.96%) Firewall
16 27 (25.96%) Citrix
16 27 (25.96%) Performance Management
16 27 (25.96%) Virtual Team
17 26 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
18 25 (24.04%) SCCM
19 24 (23.08%) MS Exchange
20 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
21 22 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (21.15%) Finance
22 20 (19.23%) MCSE
23 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 24 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.31%) IIS
3 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.62%) Skype for Business
5 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.88%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (41.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (11.54%) Office 365
5 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.50%) DNS
2 35 (33.65%) DHCP
3 27 (25.96%) Firewall
4 17 (16.35%) SAN
5 13 (12.50%) Internet
6 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.54%) VLAN
6 12 (11.54%) VPN
7 11 (10.58%) LAN
7 11 (10.58%) WAN
8 6 (5.77%) Wireless
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.85%) NAS
10 3 (2.88%) Skype
11 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.92%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.96%) MPLS
12 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.85%) SQLBase
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (45.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (26.92%) Analyst
3 23 (22.12%) IT Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (13.46%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) IT Support
7 9 (8.65%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) IT Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) CSS
1 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Virtual Team
2 15 (14.42%) EMC VNX
3 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.77%) iPhone
6 5 (4.81%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.88%) Clustering
8 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.92%) Tandem
9 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (98.08%) Windows Server
3 80 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (15.38%) Linux
5 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.62%) Unix
7 8 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.77%) Solaris
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Phone
9 5 (4.81%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.96%) Android
12 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) ITIL
2 29 (27.88%) Validation
3 27 (25.96%) Performance Management
4 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (16.35%) ITIL V3
6 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.42%) Application Packaging
7 14 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (13.46%) Coaching
8 13 (12.50%) Change Management
8 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 13 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.73%) DevOps
10 7 (6.73%) Service Management
11 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (5.77%) Innovative Thinking
11 6 (5.77%) Patch Management
12 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.92%) PowerShell
2 30 (28.85%) SQL
3 2 (1.92%) Ruby
3 2 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (19.23%) MCSE
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.88%) CCNA
4 3 (2.88%) MCP
5 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (0.96%) CCNP
6 1 (0.96%) Degree
6 1 (0.96%) HND
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 29 (27.88%) vSphere
3 28 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 26 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (17.31%) XenApp
7 16 (15.38%) XenDesktop
8 15 (14.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.88%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (24.04%) SCCM
2 22 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (16.35%) SCOM
4 8 (7.69%) Backup Exec
5 6 (5.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (5.77%) Malwarebytes
5 6 (5.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.85%) WSUS
7 3 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.92%) Ansible
8 2 (1.92%) Puppet
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (64.42%) Microsoft
2 60 (57.69%) VMware
3 52 (50.00%) Cisco
4 27 (25.96%) Citrix
5 18 (17.31%) HP
6 15 (14.42%) EMC
7 13 (12.50%) Google
7 13 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 9 (8.65%) Dell
9 8 (7.69%) Symantec
10 6 (5.77%) Apple
10 6 (5.77%) Avaya
10 6 (5.77%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.77%) Sophos
11 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.88%) CyberArk
11 3 (2.88%) IBM
11 3 (2.88%) Lotus
11 3 (2.88%) McAfee
12 2 (1.92%) Splunk