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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 13.79% 1.48% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 4.92% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £52,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.69% +43.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £52,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
56 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.18% 30.05% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 39
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
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 23 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (81.48%) VMware
4 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
4 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 20 (74.07%) HP
4 20 (74.07%) EMC
5 19 (70.37%) ITIL
6 18 (66.67%) Dell
6 18 (66.67%) SCCM
6 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (62.96%) SCOM
7 17 (62.96%) Lync
8 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
9 14 (51.85%) NetBackup
9 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
9 14 (51.85%) Symantec
10 12 (44.44%) Project Management
10 12 (44.44%) MSMQ
11 10 (37.04%) Citrix
12 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (14.81%) SAN
13 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
14 3 (11.11%) Line Management
14 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (11.11%) Office 365
14 3 (11.11%) WSUS
14 3 (11.11%) Telecoms

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (74.07%) MS Exchange
2 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (62.96%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (48.15%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (40.74%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (40.74%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) IT Support Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Security Management
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HND
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) SCCM
2 17 (62.96%) SCOM
3 14 (51.85%) NetBackup
4 3 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) HP
2 20 (74.07%) EMC
3 18 (66.67%) Dell
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Symantec
5 10 (37.04%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) Apple
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
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