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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.23% 10.60% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 24.24% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 4
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £27,700 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £52,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
33 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.44% 43.71% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 36
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,415 £40,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
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