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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 97 116
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 53 67 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.97% 2.34% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.08% 9.81% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 28
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% -2.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 526 683 754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.54% 23.90% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 326 380 441
Median salary £39,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Edinburgh -9 22 £41,500 +18.57% 6
Glasgow -3 11 £30,000 -11.76% 1
North Lanarkshire +1 5 £34,250 +37.00% 1
Dundee - 3 £28,750 -
Fife +5 2 £26,000 +73.33% 1
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £30,750 -5.38%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
Inverclyde -4 1 £38,000 +111.11%
Aberdeen -6 1 - -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £26,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 56 (65.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
6 35 (41.18%) VMware
7 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (30.59%) Firewall
8 26 (30.59%) MS Exchange
8 26 (30.59%) SQL
9 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (25.88%) LAN
10 22 (25.88%) ITIL
11 21 (24.71%) DNS
12 20 (23.53%) WAN
12 20 (23.53%) Finance
13 19 (22.35%) Cisco
13 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
13 19 (22.35%) Hyper-V
14 16 (18.82%) SCCM
14 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
15 15 (17.65%) Degree
16 13 (15.29%) VPN
16 13 (15.29%) DHCP
16 13 (15.29%) Citrix
16 13 (15.29%) SAN
16 13 (15.29%) vSphere
17 12 (14.12%) IIS
18 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP

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 26 (30.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.12%) IIS
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Office 365
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.53%) SaaS
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) Firewall
2 22 (25.88%) LAN
3 21 (24.71%) DNS
4 20 (23.53%) WAN
5 13 (15.29%) DHCP
5 13 (15.29%) SAN
5 13 (15.29%) VPN
6 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.41%) NAS
8 5 (5.88%) Skype
8 5 (5.88%) VLAN
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.35%) VoIP
11 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.18%) IPv4
11 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.18%) Network Security
11 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (3.53%) SQLBase
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) MSDE
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.35%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.35%) MSI
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Analyst
2 14 (16.47%) Support Analyst
2 14 (16.47%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.59%) Consultant
5 9 (10.59%) Desktop Support
5 9 (10.59%) IT Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) IT Support
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) ODBC
2 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.35%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.18%) Tandem
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 56 (65.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.06%) Linux
6 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 10 (11.76%) DevOps
3 9 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (9.41%) Service Management
5 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.24%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (7.06%) ITIL V3
6 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.88%) Analytics
7 5 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.88%) WFM
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.53%) Change Control
9 3 (3.53%) Coaching
9 3 (3.53%) High Availability
9 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) SQL
2 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.88%) C#
3 5 (5.88%) C++
3 5 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (5.88%) VB
4 4 (4.71%) VBScript
5 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.35%) Perl
5 2 (2.35%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.24%) MCSE
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
5 4 (4.71%) MCP
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.18%) CCNP
8 1 (1.18%) HND
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (22.35%) Hyper-V
4 13 (15.29%) vSphere
5 7 (8.24%) XenApp
6 5 (5.88%) Terminal Server
6 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.18%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) SCOM
4 2 (2.35%) DameWare
4 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 35 (41.18%) VMware
3 19 (22.35%) Cisco
4 13 (15.29%) Citrix
5 7 (8.24%) HP
6 6 (7.06%) Sophos
7 5 (5.88%) McAfee
7 5 (5.88%) Symantec
7 5 (5.88%) Verint
8 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.53%) EMC
9 3 (3.53%) IBM
9 3 (3.53%) Lotus
9 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.18%) Avaya
11 1 (1.18%) CyberArk
11 1 (1.18%) Google
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.18%) Splunk
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