The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.16% 2.55% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 8.33% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £28,750 £31,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.25% +40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Windows Server 2008
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.37% 30.57% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 54
Average salary £25,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) DNS
4 10 (62.50%) DHCP
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
7 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (37.50%) NAS
7 6 (37.50%) Veeam
7 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
7 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
7 6 (37.50%) CCNA
7 6 (37.50%) SAP
7 6 (37.50%) MCSE
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (31.25%) Sun
8 5 (31.25%) SLA
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (25.00%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DHCP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) NAS
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNA
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
2 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 6 (37.50%) Veeam
4 5 (31.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp