Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 166 85
Rank change year-on-year -8 -81 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 49 67 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 1.17% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 5.98% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 79
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%

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 1,053 1,121 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.40% 19.64% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 699 737 640
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,975 £25,975 £25,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 -3 22 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Glasgow +12 9 £33,390 -10.96% 2
South Lanarkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Fife -6 3 - -
West Lothian -16 3 £22,500 -35.71%
Renfrewshire -2 2 £27,000 -21.74%
Stirling - 2 - -
Dundee +8 1 - -
Aberdeen -2 1 £26,500 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
3 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
4 32 (65.31%) Windows Server
5 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (51.02%) VMware
7 24 (48.98%) DNS
8 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 19 (38.78%) DHCP
10 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
11 14 (28.57%) Firewall
11 14 (28.57%) Linux
12 13 (26.53%) Office 365
13 12 (24.49%) SAN
14 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
14 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (18.37%) Finance
17 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
17 8 (16.33%) vSphere
17 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
17 8 (16.33%) Citrix
17 8 (16.33%) LAN
17 8 (16.33%) WAN
17 8 (16.33%) SQL
17 8 (16.33%) ITIL
18 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
18 7 (14.29%) SLA
18 7 (14.29%) Cisco

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 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) DNS
2 19 (38.78%) DHCP
3 14 (28.57%) Firewall
4 12 (24.49%) SAN
5 8 (16.33%) LAN
5 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.33%) WAN
6 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.12%) VoIP
7 3 (6.12%) VPN
8 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.08%) Skype
9 1 (2.04%) MPLS
9 1 (2.04%) Network Security
9 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) IT Support
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) ODBC
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows Server
3 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.20%) Unix
9 2 (4.08%) Android
9 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.08%) CentOS
9 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) VMS
10 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL
3 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.16%) Line Management
7 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) Server Management
7 3 (6.12%) Service Management
7 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.08%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) Perl
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) Python
2 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) VB
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.08%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.12%) BitLocker
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.08%) Firmware
7 2 (4.08%) NFS
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.08%) XenApp
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) PowerCLI
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.08%) vMotion
4 2 (4.08%) WSUS
5 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Fiserv
5 5 (10.20%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.12%) Brocade
6 3 (6.12%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Mitel
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) Solarvista
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint