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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 80 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.56% 2.58% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.14% 11.29% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 24
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,050
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
345 248 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.26% 22.88% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 184 158 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £70,000 £53,400
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 13 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (74.14%) Microsoft
3 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (70.69%) VMware
5 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
6 34 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (56.90%) Windows Server
8 27 (46.55%) SAN
9 24 (41.38%) DNS
10 23 (39.66%) DHCP
11 19 (32.76%) IIS
11 19 (32.76%) vSphere
12 17 (29.31%) ITIL
12 17 (29.31%) Citrix
13 16 (27.59%) EMC
13 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
14 15 (25.86%) Clustering
15 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (24.14%) Cisco
15 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
16 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
16 13 (22.41%) IBM
17 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
17 12 (20.69%) Dell
17 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
18 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (17.24%) Linux
19 10 (17.24%) MCSA
19 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
19 10 (17.24%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (32.76%) IIS
2 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.45%) IBM Domino
6 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) SAN
2 24 (41.38%) DNS
3 23 (39.66%) DHCP
4 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 7 (12.07%) WAN
6 4 (6.90%) SSL
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
6 4 (6.90%) Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.17%) NAS
7 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.17%) WAAS
8 2 (3.45%) IPv4
8 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.72%) Firewall
9 1 (1.72%) HTTP
9 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Back Office
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Backup Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) Storage Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
1 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Clustering
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (56.90%) Windows Server
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 10 (17.24%) Linux
7 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.90%) Unix
9 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (13.79%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.07%) Service Management
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Facilities Management
8 3 (5.17%) Case Management
8 3 (5.17%) Change Control
8 3 (5.17%) Change Management
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
9 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.45%) DevOps
9 2 (3.45%) ITSM
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.45%) Migration
9 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.72%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.07%) C#
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) Delphi
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.24%) MCSA
3 9 (15.52%) Degree
3 9 (15.52%) MCP
4 8 (13.79%) MCSE
5 4 (6.90%) HND
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.17%) MCITP
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCA
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.72%) NCDA
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (32.76%) vSphere
4 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 10 (17.24%) XenApp
5 8 (13.79%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCOM
2 8 (13.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (13.79%) SCCM
3 6 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (10.34%) Puppet
4 3 (5.17%) WSUS
5 2 (3.45%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.72%) SCSM
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) Microsoft
2 41 (70.69%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) Citrix
4 16 (27.59%) EMC
5 14 (24.14%) Cisco
6 13 (22.41%) IBM
7 12 (20.69%) Dell
8 8 (13.79%) Intel Security
9 5 (8.62%) Compaq
9 5 (8.62%) HP
10 4 (6.90%) Avaya
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle
12 2 (3.45%) AppSense
12 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
12 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.45%) Symantec
13 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
13 1 (1.72%) CommVault
13 1 (1.72%) Juniper
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