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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 85 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.55% 2.50% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.19% 8.86% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 15
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
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
323 395 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.02% 28.17% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 176 202 154
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (47.22%) Citrix
6 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (44.44%) XenApp
7 15 (41.67%) SCCM
7 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 14 (38.89%) ITIL
8 14 (38.89%) DHCP
8 14 (38.89%) DNS
8 14 (38.89%) VMware
8 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
9 13 (36.11%) vSphere
10 12 (33.33%) SCOM
10 12 (33.33%) SAN
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (27.78%) SQL
12 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (25.00%) WAN
12 9 (25.00%) VPN
12 9 (25.00%) LAN
12 9 (25.00%) CCNA
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco
12 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DHCP
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 12 (33.33%) SAN
3 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) VPN
4 8 (22.22%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) WLAN
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) QlikView
3 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) DTS
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (22.22%) Back Office
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) IT Support
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.33%) UNIX
7 2 (5.56%) Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Change Control
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
8 1 (2.78%) Change Management
8 1 (2.78%) Data Security
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) Delphi
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (25.00%) CCNA
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) NCDA
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.78%) CCA
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) HNC
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) XenApp
3 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (36.11%) vSphere
5 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) SCCM
2 12 (33.33%) SCOM
3 8 (22.22%) SCVMM
4 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.78%) WSUS
6 1 (2.78%) SCSM
6 1 (2.78%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Citrix
3 14 (38.89%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) HP
5 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) CommVault
7 3 (8.33%) McAfee
8 2 (5.56%) Hyland
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) SAP
9 1 (2.78%) Cognos
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) AppSense
9 1 (2.78%) Google
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