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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.88% 0.64% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.07% 6.67% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £19,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -58.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £19,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £19,500 £49,500
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
41 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 34.45% 9.55% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 36
Average salary £30,000 £19,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -56.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,300 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 5 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Lync
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
1 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Network Support
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
2 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Dell