The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 15 36
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.51% 7.58% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 43.48% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £40,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.69% 17.42% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 27
Average salary £24,500 £36,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.41% +6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) VBScript
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Intranet
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Intranet
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and Healthcare
Posted: 20 days ago