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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.37% - 5.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £26,750 - £15,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
43 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 29.45% 32.08% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 15
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) VB6
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) EDI
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) Advertising
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SYSPRO
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB6
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SYSPRO
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft