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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 126 93
Rank change year-on-year -42 -33 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 62 107 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 1.90% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 8.84% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 77 81
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £23,800 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £43,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -4.00%

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 1,155 1,211 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.43% 21.47% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 751 799 760
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,975
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 15 November 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 November 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
Edinburgh -41 19 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Glasgow +8 16 £34,750 -7.33% 3
Stirling - 7 £38,500 - 1
West Lothian -21 4 £26,750 +2.88%
South Lanarkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Fife +2 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 £27,000 -
Falkirk - 2 £38,500 -
Dundee +10 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £26,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
3 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
3 39 (62.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (56.45%) Windows Server
5 32 (51.61%) VMware
6 24 (38.71%) DNS
6 24 (38.71%) Office 365
7 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (35.48%) Hyper-V
8 19 (30.65%) DHCP
9 18 (29.03%) Firewall
10 17 (27.42%) Linux
11 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 16 (25.81%) Citrix
11 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
12 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (24.19%) ITIL
13 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
14 13 (20.97%) SQL
14 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
15 11 (17.74%) LAN
15 11 (17.74%) SAN
15 11 (17.74%) WAN
16 10 (16.13%) vSphere
16 10 (16.13%) SCCM
16 10 (16.13%) HP
17 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development

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 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Office 365
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) DNS
2 19 (30.65%) DHCP
3 18 (29.03%) Firewall
4 11 (17.74%) LAN
4 11 (17.74%) SAN
4 11 (17.74%) WAN
5 9 (14.52%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
7 7 (11.29%) VoIP
8 3 (4.84%) Internet
8 3 (4.84%) VLAN
8 3 (4.84%) VPN
8 3 (4.84%) Wireless
9 2 (3.23%) MPLS
9 2 (3.23%) Skype
9 2 (3.23%) SSL
9 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.61%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (17.74%) IT Support
1 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) IT Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.84%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) ODBC
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) PMI
5 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (56.45%) Windows Server
4 17 (27.42%) Linux
5 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
6 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
9 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.23%) Android
10 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.23%) Unix
10 2 (3.23%) VMS
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.61%) CentOS
11 1 (1.61%) Solaris
11 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.29%) Service Management
5 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.68%) Project Management
5 6 (9.68%) Server Management
6 5 (8.06%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (8.06%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.45%) Proactive Management
8 3 (4.84%) Change Management
8 3 (4.84%) High Availability
8 3 (4.84%) Line Management
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) VBA
5 2 (3.23%) C++
5 2 (3.23%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (35.48%) Hyper-V
2 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.13%) vSphere
4 9 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (9.68%) Firmware
5 6 (9.68%) NFS
6 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.45%) VMware NSX
8 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
8 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) PowerCLI
3 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 6 (9.68%) vCenter Server
3 6 (9.68%) vMotion
4 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.84%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.61%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 32 (51.61%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) Citrix
4 10 (16.13%) HP
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco
6 7 (11.29%) Dell
6 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.84%) Brocade
7 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.84%) Veeam
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) Sophos
9 1 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.61%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.61%) Mitel
9 1 (1.61%) NetApp
9 1 (1.61%) Symantec