The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.95% 2.92% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.24% 11.67% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 60 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 21.99% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 29
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (80.56%) VMware
4 28 (77.78%) ITIL
4 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 27 (75.00%) HP
5 27 (75.00%) EMC
5 27 (75.00%) MS Exchange
6 25 (69.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (69.44%) SCCM
7 24 (66.67%) SCOM
7 24 (66.67%) Lync
8 21 (58.33%) Dell
9 20 (55.56%) Symantec
9 20 (55.56%) Hyper-V
9 20 (55.56%) NetBackup
10 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
11 15 (41.67%) Citrix
12 14 (38.89%) MSMQ
12 14 (38.89%) Project Management
13 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (22.22%) SAN
15 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
16 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
16 4 (11.11%) VMware Server
17 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
17 3 (8.33%) Apple
17 3 (8.33%) Sophos
17 3 (8.33%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (69.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (66.67%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) DHCP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Analyst
2 22 (61.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (41.67%) Technical Analyst
3 15 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (36.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (30.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Support
9 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Support Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.56%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Line Management
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Security Management
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 20 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (69.44%) SCCM
2 24 (66.67%) SCOM
3 20 (55.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.33%) WSUS
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) VMware
2 27 (75.00%) HP
2 27 (75.00%) EMC
3 21 (58.33%) Dell
4 20 (55.56%) Symantec
5 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (41.67%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Apple
7 3 (8.33%) Sophos