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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.23% 3.07% 7.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.69% 11.27% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 20
Average salary £33,750 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,800 £44,100
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
49 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.85% 27.20% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 60
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
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 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (65.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) VoIP
4 11 (55.00%) SLA
5 10 (50.00%) DNS
5 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (20.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (20.00%) CCNA
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) Wireless
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) Network Design
11 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
11 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (15.00%) Network Management
11 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.00%) CCDP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) VoIP
2 10 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) FTP
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Customer Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JDBC
1 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) iPhone
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCDP
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Dell
6 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 3 (15.00%) CommVault
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos
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