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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.53% 3.58% 13.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.32% 13.51% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 35
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +1.47%
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
37 74 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.51% 26.52% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 58 60
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £28,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £41,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 6 (37.50%) VoIP
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) vSphere
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) MCSE
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) SAN
9 2 (12.50%) NetApp
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Customer Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) JDBC
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Nintex
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18k - £24k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 19 days ago