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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.38% 1.51% 4.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 12.12% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 11
Average salary £29,000 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,050 - £40,000
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
16 33 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.62% 12.45% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 59
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
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 1 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) CCNA
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
5 6 (54.55%) Change Control
5 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (54.55%) MCTS
5 6 (54.55%) Operations Management
5 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
5 6 (54.55%) Release Management
5 6 (54.55%) Quality Management
5 6 (54.55%) Information Security
5 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) CCNP
6 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) Dell
7 4 (36.36%) CommVault
7 4 (36.36%) NetApp
7 4 (36.36%) EMC
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (27.27%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Quality Management
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Operations Management
1 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
1 6 (54.55%) Release Management
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
1 6 (54.55%) Change Control
1 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) MCTS
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) SSCP
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (9.09%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) CommVault
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Proofpoint
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix