The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 33 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.10% 3.77% 10.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 16.00% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 30
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £44,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 75 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.29% 23.58% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 56
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

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 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) Replication
5 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
5 4 (28.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) High Availability
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (21.43%) Information Management
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
1 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) CentOS
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Information Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Nintex
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec