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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.10% 4.55% 10.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 18.18% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 14
Average salary £19,750 £27,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.18% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £46,500 £44,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
8 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.59% 25.00% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 42 28
Average salary £20,000 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.55% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Draytek
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Draytek
3 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco