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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 80 75 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.18% 1.76% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 7.07% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 20
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £65,000
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
392 283 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.63% 24.89% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 207 163 169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) VMware
3 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (43.40%) MS Exchange
4 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
6 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
7 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
7 18 (33.96%) SAN
8 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (28.30%) MCSA
9 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (26.42%) SQL
10 14 (26.42%) MCSE
10 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
11 12 (22.64%) Cisco
11 12 (22.64%) MCTS
11 12 (22.64%) MCITP
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.75%) SCCM
13 9 (16.98%) .NET
13 9 (16.98%) ITIL
14 8 (15.09%) IIS
14 8 (15.09%) MS Office
14 8 (15.09%) Citrix
14 8 (15.09%) Firewall
14 8 (15.09%) SCOM
15 7 (13.21%) XML

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (43.40%) MS Exchange
2 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.09%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) Lync
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) SAN
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) DHCP
3 6 (11.32%) DNS
4 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (3.77%) IPv4
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) PBX
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) BGP
6 1 (1.89%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
1 3 (5.66%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) IT Support
3 8 (15.09%) Applications Support
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) XML
3 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.89%) WPF
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) CLARiiON
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Statistics
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.89%) CentOS
8 1 (1.89%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Change Management
4 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Security Management
5 1 (1.89%) Migration
5 1 (1.89%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.89%) CRM
5 1 (1.89%) ERP
5 1 (1.89%) Project Management
5 1 (1.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Business Development
5 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) C#
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (28.30%) MCSA
3 14 (26.42%) MCSE
4 12 (22.64%) MCTS
4 12 (22.64%) MCITP
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.55%) VCAP
6 3 (5.66%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.43%) vSphere
5 4 (7.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 8 (15.09%) SCOM
3 4 (7.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (5.66%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.77%) WSUS
6 1 (1.89%) Control-M
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.89%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) VMware
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco
4 8 (15.09%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) EMC
5 4 (7.55%) NetApp
6 3 (5.66%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) CommVault
8 1 (1.89%) Sage
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) AppSense
8 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.89%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (1.89%) Compaq
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
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