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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 1 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.29% 0.43% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.26% 2.78% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 19
Average salary £37,500 - £37,692
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
38 36 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.85% 15.65% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 57
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +54.41%
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (81.58%) VoIP
4 29 (76.32%) SLA
5 28 (73.68%) Service Delivery
6 22 (57.89%) MS Excel
7 21 (55.26%) VMware
8 18 (47.37%) Cisco
8 18 (47.37%) Citrix
9 17 (44.74%) DNS
10 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (42.11%) HP
10 16 (42.11%) CCNA
10 16 (42.11%) Firewall
10 16 (42.11%) Wireless
11 15 (39.47%) Network Design
11 15 (39.47%) MPLS
11 15 (39.47%) Juniper
11 15 (39.47%) CCNP
11 15 (39.47%) Dell
11 15 (39.47%) Network Management
11 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
11 15 (39.47%) SonicWALL
12 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
13 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 6 (15.79%) Degree
15 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (10.53%) DHCP
15 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (57.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) VoIP
2 17 (44.74%) DNS
3 16 (42.11%) Firewall
3 16 (42.11%) Wireless
4 15 (39.47%) MPLS
5 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Support Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Customer Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Customer Support Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Network Specialist
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Support
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) IT Support
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) JDBC
1 1 (2.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) iPhone
1 1 (2.63%) iPad
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Service Delivery
2 15 (39.47%) Network Design
2 15 (39.47%) Network Management
2 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (42.11%) CCNA
2 15 (39.47%) CCNP
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (5.26%) MCSE
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (76.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Citrix
3 16 (42.11%) HP
4 15 (39.47%) Juniper
4 15 (39.47%) Dell
4 15 (39.47%) SonicWALL
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) EMC
6 4 (10.53%) CommVault
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) Sophos
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