The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 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 Cumbria region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 13 19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - 8.70% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 44.44% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 15.38% 19.57% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cumbria

Windows Server 2008
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) XML

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware