The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.60% 4.00% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 8.59% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 128 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.27% 46.55% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 66 35
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £14,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
County Antrim

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 18 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Backup Exec
3 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 12 (70.59%) DHCP
3 12 (70.59%) vSphere
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (58.82%) Dell
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL
5 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (58.82%) NetBackup
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (35.29%) Database Tuning
8 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
8 6 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (35.29%) NetApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) LAN
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 12 (70.59%) DHCP
3 10 (58.82%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
4 6 (35.29%) VLAN
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) SQL DBA
1 6 (35.29%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Operations Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
2 6 (35.29%) Database Tuning
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) vSphere
3 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Backup Exec
2 10 (58.82%) NetBackup
3 6 (35.29%) SCOM
4 3 (17.65%) WSUS
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
1 13 (76.47%) HP
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) Dell
4 6 (35.29%) NetApp
5 4 (23.53%) Compuware
5 4 (23.53%) CommVault
5 4 (23.53%) Veritas
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) Sophos
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Compaq
7 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Steria
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago