Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 123 100
Rank change year-on-year -40 -23 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 69 107 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 1.95% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 9.25% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 75 76
Scotland median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £22,150 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £61,250 £44,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +2.74% -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 1,156 1,157 1,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.42% 21.09% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 744 744 755
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,400
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +2 25 £37,000 +5.71% 4
Edinburgh -39 21 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Stirling - 7 £38,500 -
West Lothian -13 4 £26,750 +2.88%
Fife +5 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,250 -
Falkirk - 2 £38,500 -
Dundee +5 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £32,000 -6.57%
Scottish Borders -5 1 £40,000 +17.65%
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
4 41 (59.42%) Active Directory
5 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
6 35 (50.72%) VMware
7 24 (34.78%) DNS
8 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
9 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (30.43%) Office 365
10 20 (28.99%) ITIL
10 20 (28.99%) Linux
11 19 (27.54%) DHCP
12 17 (24.64%) Citrix
13 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.19%) Firewall
13 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
13 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
14 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
14 15 (21.74%) SAN
15 14 (20.29%) HP
15 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (18.84%) Cisco
17 12 (17.39%) SQL
17 12 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
18 11 (15.94%) vSphere
18 11 (15.94%) LAN
19 10 (14.49%) WAN

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 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.43%) Office 365
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) DNS
2 19 (27.54%) DHCP
3 16 (23.19%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) SAN
5 11 (15.94%) LAN
6 10 (14.49%) WAN
7 9 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (10.14%) VoIP
9 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.25%) VPN
11 4 (5.80%) VLAN
12 3 (4.35%) Internet
12 3 (4.35%) Wireless
13 2 (2.90%) CTI
13 2 (2.90%) MPLS
13 2 (2.90%) SSL
13 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 1 (1.45%) Skype
14 1 (1.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Electronics
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) IT Support
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Clustering
1 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
4 20 (28.99%) Linux
5 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
5 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.90%) VMS
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) Unix
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.14%) Service Management
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
6 6 (8.70%) Server Management
7 5 (7.25%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.80%) Line Management
8 4 (5.80%) Proactive Management
9 3 (4.35%) Change Management
9 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.35%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) VBA
5 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.90%) CCNA
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) HND
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (59.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
3 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (15.94%) vSphere
6 6 (8.70%) Firmware
6 6 (8.70%) NFS
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (5.80%) VMware NSX
9 3 (4.35%) BitLocker
9 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) PowerCLI
2 7 (10.14%) SCOM
3 6 (8.70%) vCenter Server
3 6 (8.70%) vMotion
4 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.35%) Puppet
5 2 (2.90%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.45%) DameWare
6 1 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.45%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
2 35 (50.72%) VMware
3 17 (24.64%) Citrix
4 14 (20.29%) HP
5 13 (18.84%) Cisco
6 8 (11.59%) Dell
6 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.35%) Brocade
7 3 (4.35%) NetApp
7 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.35%) Veeam
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.90%) Sophos
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) EMC
9 1 (1.45%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) Sun