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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 8 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.44% 14.69% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 60.00% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.67% 24.48% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 21
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.58%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) SCOM
6 2 (28.57%) MCTS
6 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
6 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (28.57%) Release Management
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
6 2 (28.57%) Information Security
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) EMCSA
2 1 (14.29%) SSCP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Proofpoint