The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.94% 3.70% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 16.67% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £19,500 - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 21.36% 22.22% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 22
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Durham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Apple