The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.66% 5.95% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 31.25% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £26,250 £18,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 32 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.96% 19.05% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 49
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Belfast

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Acronis
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Acronis
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
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