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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 80 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.68% 1.56% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 5.87% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 18
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £40,450
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
300 375 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.23% 26.56% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 163 205 204
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 30 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
4 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (52.50%) MS Excel
5 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
6 19 (47.50%) SCCM
7 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
8 15 (37.50%) DHCP
8 15 (37.50%) DNS
9 14 (35.00%) Cisco
9 14 (35.00%) Citrix
9 14 (35.00%) XenApp
9 14 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (32.50%) VMware
10 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (30.00%) SCOM
12 11 (27.50%) vSphere
12 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (27.50%) SAN
12 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
12 11 (27.50%) ITIL
12 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
13 10 (25.00%) SQL
13 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (22.50%) SCVMM
14 9 (22.50%) Firewall
14 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Lync
7 2 (5.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (52.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) DHCP
1 15 (37.50%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) SAN
3 9 (22.50%) Firewall
3 9 (22.50%) VPN
4 8 (20.00%) WAN
4 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) WLAN
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) QlikView
3 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) DTS
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (20.00%) Back Office
2 5 (12.50%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Support Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Team Leader
3 7 (17.50%) IT Support
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
5 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
5 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
7 5 (12.50%) Android
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Data Security
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Delphi
4 2 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
2 8 (20.00%) CCNA
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) HND
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) HNC
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) XenApp
3 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (27.50%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) SCCM
2 12 (30.00%) SCOM
3 9 (22.50%) SCVMM
4 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (7.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) Citrix
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) HP
5 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.50%) Mitel
6 5 (12.50%) Avaya
6 5 (12.50%) Altiris
7 4 (10.00%) McAfee
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle
8 3 (7.50%) CommVault
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) Hyland
9 2 (5.00%) Google
10 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.50%) Cognos
10 1 (2.50%) NetApp
10 1 (2.50%) EMC
10 1 (2.50%) Intel
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