The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.37% 1.39% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.68% 5.19% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 15
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +21.40%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 77 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.96% 26.74% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 65
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Aberdeen region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (71.43%) VoIP
4 19 (67.86%) SLA
4 19 (67.86%) VMware
5 18 (64.29%) Service Delivery
6 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
7 14 (50.00%) DNS
8 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
9 10 (35.71%) Citrix
10 9 (32.14%) Cisco
11 8 (28.57%) CCNA
11 8 (28.57%) HP
11 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (28.57%) Wireless
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
12 7 (25.00%) Juniper
12 7 (25.00%) MPLS
12 7 (25.00%) Dell
12 7 (25.00%) CCNP
12 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 7 (25.00%) Network Management
12 7 (25.00%) Network Design
12 7 (25.00%) SonicWALL
12 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (21.43%) Degree
13 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 4 (14.29%) CCDP
14 4 (14.29%) EMC
14 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) VoIP
2 14 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) Wireless
4 7 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) FTP
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Customer Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Customer Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JDBC
1 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) iPhone
1 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.00%) Network Design
2 7 (25.00%) Network Management
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Security Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CCNA
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) CCDP
5 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) Dell
5 7 (25.00%) Juniper
5 7 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) EMC
7 4 (14.29%) CommVault
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) Sophos
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