The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 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 Blackpool region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 5.26% 22.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £23,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 26.32% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 15
Average salary £19,000 £25,000 £28,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -11.34%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Blackpool

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MCP
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (14.29%) Client/Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Director
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee