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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 13 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.87% 12.30% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.58% 44.23% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
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
31 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.13% 27.81% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 43
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,500 £40,375
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (71.43%) HP
4 10 (71.43%) Dell
4 10 (71.43%) EMC
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 9 (64.29%) MSMQ
5 9 (64.29%) SCOM
5 9 (64.29%) Lync
5 9 (64.29%) EMC VNX
5 9 (64.29%) Dell Compellent
6 7 (50.00%) Symantec
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
6 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 4 (28.57%) Retail
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Perl

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Lync
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Systems Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) MSMQ
2 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) EMC VNX
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 9 (64.29%) SCOM
3 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Dell
3 10 (71.43%) EMC
3 10 (71.43%) HP
4 9 (64.29%) Dell Compellent
5 7 (50.00%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco