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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.50% 4.89% 12.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 16.67% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 35
Average salary - £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
33 78 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.41% 29.32% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 59 59
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (26.67%) vSphere
6 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Replication
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) NetApp
6 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
6 4 (26.67%) CentOS
7 3 (20.00%) Information Management
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Information Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Dell
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Nintex
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