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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.85% 3.00% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 22.45% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 24
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,596
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.73%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
13 49 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.62% 13.35% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 65
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) VoIP
3 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (84.62%) SLA
4 22 (84.62%) Service Delivery
5 19 (73.08%) Citrix
5 19 (73.08%) Cisco
6 16 (61.54%) CCNP
6 16 (61.54%) CCNA
6 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
6 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (61.54%) Juniper
6 16 (61.54%) HP
6 16 (61.54%) Dell
6 16 (61.54%) Firewall
6 16 (61.54%) Wireless
6 16 (61.54%) MPLS
6 16 (61.54%) Mentoring
6 16 (61.54%) Network Management
6 16 (61.54%) Network Design
6 16 (61.54%) SonicWALL
7 10 (38.46%) VMware
8 9 (34.62%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 3 (11.54%) DHCP
12 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 2 (7.69%) CCDP
12 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) VoIP
2 16 (61.54%) MPLS
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) Wireless
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Specialist
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Network Specialist
3 6 (23.08%) Customer Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Customer Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Service Delivery
2 16 (61.54%) Network Design
2 16 (61.54%) Network Management
2 16 (61.54%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CCNP
1 16 (61.54%) CCNA
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (84.62%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
1 19 (73.08%) Citrix
2 16 (61.54%) Juniper
2 16 (61.54%) HP
2 16 (61.54%) Dell
2 16 (61.54%) SonicWALL
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat