The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 83 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.38% 2.13% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.83% 8.33% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 20
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £48,500 £42,500
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
249 360 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.15% 25.55% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 147 234 157
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Glasgow region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
3 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
4 26 (60.47%) VMware
5 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (53.49%) MS Exchange
7 21 (48.84%) Citrix
7 21 (48.84%) SAN
7 21 (48.84%) DHCP
7 21 (48.84%) DNS
8 20 (46.51%) MS Excel
9 19 (44.19%) SCCM
9 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (41.86%) XenApp
11 16 (37.21%) ITIL
12 15 (34.88%) Cisco
12 15 (34.88%) vSphere
13 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
13 14 (32.56%) HP
14 13 (30.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (30.23%) SCOM
14 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (27.91%) WAN
15 12 (27.91%) IIS
15 12 (27.91%) LAN
16 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
16 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (25.58%) Firewall
17 10 (23.26%) Back Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 23 (53.49%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (27.91%) IIS
4 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Lync
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (46.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Google Apps
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) DHCP
1 21 (48.84%) DNS
1 21 (48.84%) SAN
2 12 (27.91%) WAN
2 12 (27.91%) LAN
3 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 9 (20.93%) VPN
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (11.63%) IPv4
7 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.98%) VLAN
9 2 (4.65%) SSL
9 2 (4.65%) HTTP
10 1 (2.33%) WLAN
10 1 (2.33%) Network Security
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.33%) Wireless
10 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Fiddler
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Back Office
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Publishing
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
5 2 (4.65%) Law
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Team Leader
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Support Team Leader
3 5 (11.63%) IT Support
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Team Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Team Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
5 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
7 5 (11.63%) Android
8 4 (9.30%) UNIX
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
2 6 (13.95%) Service Management
2 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.63%) Time Management
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) ERP
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
6 1 (2.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) VBScript
4 3 (6.98%) VB
4 3 (6.98%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) MCSE
3 7 (16.28%) MCSA
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) CCNA
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.95%) MCP
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) VCDX
7 1 (2.33%) NCDA
7 1 (2.33%) NCIE
7 1 (2.33%) VCAP
7 1 (2.33%) VTSP
7 1 (2.33%) HND
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
2 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (41.86%) XenApp
4 15 (34.88%) vSphere
5 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (13.95%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.65%) RACF
8 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) SCCM
2 13 (30.23%) SCOM
3 7 (16.28%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.33%) Legato
5 1 (2.33%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (60.47%) VMware
3 21 (48.84%) Citrix
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco
5 14 (32.56%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.95%) Altiris
7 5 (11.63%) Mitel
7 5 (11.63%) Compaq
7 5 (11.63%) Avaya
8 3 (6.98%) EMC
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) McAfee
9 2 (4.65%) Google
10 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (2.33%) Intel
10 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
10 1 (2.33%) CommVault
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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