Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 108 115
Rank change year-on-year -71 +7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 63 99 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.09% 2.12% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.16% 10.30% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 71 90
Scotland median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.90% -4.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £23,425
90th Percentile £47,000 £50,000 £57,650
UK median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -1.37% - -2.67%

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 1,022 961 1,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.69% 20.56% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 620 596 828
Scotland median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% -3.03% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,425
90th Percentile £58,825 £56,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -58 25 £35,000 -10.26% 6
Edinburgh -10 24 £30,000 - 2
Fife - 5 £36,250 -
Dundee -2 3 - -
Renfrewshire +5 2 £26,250 -37.13% 2
West Lothian +3 2 £35,000 +34.62%
Inverclyde 0 1 £38,000 -
Aberdeen -12 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £30,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 41 (65.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 23 (36.51%) VMware
7 20 (31.75%) MS Exchange
8 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (25.40%) SAN
9 16 (25.40%) LAN
9 16 (25.40%) Linux
9 16 (25.40%) ITIL
10 15 (23.81%) DHCP
10 15 (23.81%) VPN
10 15 (23.81%) DNS
10 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
11 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
12 12 (19.05%) SCCM
12 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 11 (17.46%) SQL
13 11 (17.46%) Cisco
13 11 (17.46%) Firewall
14 10 (15.87%) WAN
14 10 (15.87%) Office 365
15 9 (14.29%) VLAN
15 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

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 20 (31.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.59%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Office 365
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) LAN
1 16 (25.40%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) DHCP
2 15 (23.81%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) VPN
3 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 11 (17.46%) Firewall
5 10 (15.87%) WAN
6 9 (14.29%) VLAN
7 7 (11.11%) Skype
8 4 (6.35%) CTI
9 3 (4.76%) VoIP
10 2 (3.17%) NAS
11 1 (1.59%) Extranet
11 1 (1.59%) Internet
11 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Codeship
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) IT Support
4 12 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
7 9 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) IT Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (12.70%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
9 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.76%) iPhone
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) PDA
4 1 (1.59%) CCTV
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 41 (65.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (25.40%) Linux
6 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.35%) CentOS
9 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.35%) Unix
10 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.59%) Solaris
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.35%) Analytics
4 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.35%) CRM
4 4 (6.35%) Facilities Management
4 4 (6.35%) Service Management
4 4 (6.35%) WFM
5 3 (4.76%) DevOps
5 3 (4.76%) Network Management
5 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (4.76%) Release Management
6 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.17%) Document Management
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.94%) Ruby
5 4 (6.35%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) MCP
2 6 (9.52%) MCSE
3 5 (7.94%) CCNA
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.52%) vSphere
5 5 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.76%) vCloud
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) DameWare
3 5 (7.94%) Puppet
4 3 (4.76%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.17%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.17%) Ansible
5 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.59%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.59%) SCOM
6 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix
5 7 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) Avaya
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle
7 3 (4.76%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) Dell
8 2 (3.17%) EMC
8 2 (3.17%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.59%) Intapp
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee
9 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.59%) SAP
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec