The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Highlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 54.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 60.00% 72.73% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Highlands region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the Highlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (75.00%) MSI
2 9 (75.00%) Advertising
2 9 (75.00%) Publishing
2 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (75.00%) SLA
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Vista
2 9 (75.00%) WSUS
2 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) NetWare
4 2 (16.67%) Novell
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (8.33%) Novell eDirectory

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MSI
General
1 9 (75.00%) Advertising
1 9 (75.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (8.33%) Server Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Vista
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) NetWare
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (75.00%) WSUS
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) VMware