The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford 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 35 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 5.36% 0.80% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.27% 3.49% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 14
Average salary £31,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £25,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,400 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 31.03% 22.87% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 65 86
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) VMware
3 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
4 23 (65.71%) ITIL
5 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 17 (48.57%) Citrix
8 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
9 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
9 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
11 9 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
11 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
12 8 (22.86%) DNS
12 8 (22.86%) MCSE
13 7 (20.00%) SLA
13 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
14 6 (17.14%) SAN
14 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
15 5 (14.29%) Symantec
15 5 (14.29%) MS Office
15 5 (14.29%) SQL
15 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
15 5 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (11.43%) Line Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) IT Support
3 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Installations Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) PDA
2 2 (5.71%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) Line Management
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (22.86%) MCSE
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (8.57%) vSphere
7 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.71%) XenApp
7 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Acronis
6 1 (2.86%) Sage
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam