The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.42% 2.81% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 11.69% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +13.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 30.08% 24.06% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63 69 71
Average salary £78,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
London

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) CMDB
3 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SCOM
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Replication
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) VMware