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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.31% 1.44% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.66% 5.26% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 14
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +11.32%
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
58 76 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.01% 27.44% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 60
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +89.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,750 £22,150
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 21 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (66.67%) VoIP
3 18 (66.67%) SLA
3 18 (66.67%) VMware
4 17 (62.96%) Service Delivery
5 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
6 13 (48.15%) DNS
7 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 8 (29.63%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.93%) Firewall
9 7 (25.93%) Wireless
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) CCNA
9 7 (25.93%) HP
10 6 (22.22%) Dell
10 6 (22.22%) CCNP
10 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (22.22%) Juniper
10 6 (22.22%) MPLS
10 6 (22.22%) Network Design
10 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 6 (22.22%) Network Management
10 6 (22.22%) SonicWALL
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (14.81%) CommVault
12 4 (14.81%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) VoIP
2 13 (48.15%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Wireless
4 6 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Support Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Customer Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Customer Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.70%) Java Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) WAP
1 1 (3.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) iPhone
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) iPad
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Service Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) Network Design
2 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 6 (22.22%) Network Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (25.93%) CCNA
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) Dell
4 6 (22.22%) Juniper
4 6 (22.22%) SonicWALL
5 4 (14.81%) CommVault
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
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