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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 70 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.19% 2.53% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 7.77% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 4
Average salary £40,500 £34,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.11% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,900 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
248 386 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.65% 32.55% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 159 229 144
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 33 (68.75%) VMware
4 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
6 22 (45.83%) SAN
7 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 20 (41.67%) Hyper-V
9 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (37.50%) ITIL
10 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (35.42%) IIS
11 17 (35.42%) Citrix
11 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (33.33%) DHCP
12 16 (33.33%) DNS
12 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 14 (29.17%) vSphere
13 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
13 14 (29.17%) Firewall
14 13 (27.08%) MCSE
14 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
14 13 (27.08%) Cisco
14 13 (27.08%) XenApp
15 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (25.00%) Degree
16 11 (22.92%) MCSA
17 10 (20.83%) LAN
17 10 (20.83%) HP
17 10 (20.83%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (47.92%) MS Exchange
2 17 (35.42%) IIS
3 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (12.50%) Lync
6 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) MFGPRO
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) SAN
2 16 (33.33%) DHCP
2 16 (33.33%) DNS
3 14 (29.17%) Firewall
4 10 (20.83%) LAN
4 10 (20.83%) WAN
5 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
6 5 (10.42%) IPv4
6 5 (10.42%) VLAN
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security
8 2 (4.17%) SSL
9 1 (2.08%) DDNS
9 1 (2.08%) Wireless
9 1 (2.08%) HTTP
9 1 (2.08%) PBX
9 1 (2.08%) VoIP
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 6 (12.50%) Law
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
2 4 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) EMC Storage Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX
7 2 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) ERP
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.42%) Time Management
4 4 (8.33%) CRM
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
5 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security
5 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) Change Management
6 1 (2.08%) Security Management
6 1 (2.08%) Data Management
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (27.08%) MCSE
3 12 (25.00%) Degree
4 11 (22.92%) MCSA
5 6 (12.50%) MCP
5 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (8.33%) VCAP
7 3 (6.25%) CCNA
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.25%) MCITP
8 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.08%) HND
9 1 (2.08%) VTSP
9 1 (2.08%) VCDX
9 1 (2.08%) NCDA
9 1 (2.08%) NCIE
9 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (29.17%) vSphere
5 13 (27.08%) XenApp
6 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.42%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (4.17%) RACF
9 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
9 2 (4.17%) NFS
10 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 8 (16.67%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.08%) Legato
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) VMware
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 17 (35.42%) Citrix
4 13 (27.08%) Cisco
5 10 (20.83%) HP
6 6 (12.50%) EMC
7 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 5 (10.42%) Compaq
8 3 (6.25%) Symantec
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) Sophos
10 1 (2.08%) Altiris
10 1 (2.08%) McAfee
10 1 (2.08%) Sage
10 1 (2.08%) Cognizant
10 1 (2.08%) CommVault
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