Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 135 114
Rank change year-on-year -39 -21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 59 87 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.66% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 8.23% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 83
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £34,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.41% +0.74% +1.49%
10th Percentile £21,700 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £60,875 £49,800
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1,157 1,057 1,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.92% 20.22% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 717 627 781
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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
Glasgow -14 33 £35,000 - 4
Edinburgh -34 16 £28,000 -50.22% 4
Dundee +10 2 - -
West Lothian -6 2 £26,750 +2.88%
Falkirk - 2 £38,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,250 -
North Lanarkshire -5 1 £32,000 -6.57% 2
Fife -5 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £38,500 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
3 38 (64.41%) Windows Server
4 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
5 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (42.37%) VMware
7 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (28.81%) Linux
8 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
8 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
9 15 (25.42%) SQL
9 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
10 14 (23.73%) ITIL
10 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (23.73%) SCCM
11 13 (22.03%) LAN
11 13 (22.03%) Cisco
12 12 (20.34%) Citrix
12 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
13 10 (16.95%) Office 365
13 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
13 10 (16.95%) VPN
14 9 (15.25%) Finance
14 9 (15.25%) DNS
14 9 (15.25%) DHCP
14 9 (15.25%) HP
14 9 (15.25%) SAN
14 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010

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 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) nginx
6 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) LAN
2 10 (16.95%) VPN
3 9 (15.25%) DHCP
3 9 (15.25%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) SAN
4 8 (13.56%) WAN
5 7 (11.86%) Skype
6 6 (10.17%) Firewall
7 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.78%) CTI
8 4 (6.78%) VLAN
9 3 (5.08%) VoIP
10 2 (3.39%) SSL
10 2 (3.39%) Wireless
11 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.69%) Extranet
11 1 (1.69%) Internet
11 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Codeship
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Support Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) IT Support
5 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) IT Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
8 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.69%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) CCTV
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (64.41%) Windows Server
3 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (28.81%) Linux
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
6 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.08%) CentOS
8 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.39%) Unix
10 1 (1.69%) Solaris
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.78%) Analytics
3 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (6.78%) WFM
4 3 (5.08%) CRM
4 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (3.39%) Data Security
5 2 (3.39%) Decision-Making
5 2 (3.39%) Document Management
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.39%) Release Management
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.08%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) Ruby
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
6 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) HND
3 1 (1.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.17%) vSphere
6 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.39%) vCloud
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.39%) XenApp
7 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) DameWare
3 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.39%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.69%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) VMware
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco
4 12 (20.34%) Citrix
5 9 (15.25%) HP
6 4 (6.78%) NetApp
7 3 (5.08%) Apple
7 3 (5.08%) Avaya
7 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.08%) Veeam
8 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 2 (3.39%) EMC
8 2 (3.39%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.69%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle
9 1 (1.69%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Sun
9 1 (1.69%) Symantec