The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.34% 2.33% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 7.45% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
Windows Server 2008
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 94 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.57% 31.33% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 73 69
Average salary £65,000 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015, 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
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (77.78%) MCSE
3 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) MCITP
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) SCOM
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Lync
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SAML
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) Lync
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix