The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 1.96% 5.56% 21.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 20.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £25,000 - £23,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
Windows Server 2008
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 25.49% 27.78% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £40,000 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £25,000 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) ScanSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) ScanSafe