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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 46 13
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.21% 1.81% 14.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 10.29% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 23
Average salary £35,000 £59,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.67% +81.53%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
37 68 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 23.72% 17.57% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 43
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 24 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (80.00%) ITIL
4 23 (76.67%) MS Exchange
5 21 (70.00%) HP
5 21 (70.00%) EMC
6 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (63.33%) SCCM
7 18 (60.00%) SCOM
7 18 (60.00%) Lync
8 17 (56.67%) Hyper-V
8 17 (56.67%) NetBackup
8 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
8 17 (56.67%) Symantec
9 15 (50.00%) Dell
10 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (36.67%) Project Management
12 11 (36.67%) Citrix
12 11 (36.67%) MSMQ
13 10 (33.33%) SAN
14 5 (16.67%) VMware Server
14 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 5 (16.67%) Line Management
15 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (13.33%) VPN
15 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (76.67%) MS Exchange
2 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (60.00%) Lync
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Analyst
2 19 (63.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (43.33%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (36.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) IT Support
8 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) IT Support Manager
10 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
10 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Security Management
4 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) SCCM
2 18 (60.00%) SCOM
3 17 (56.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 21 (70.00%) HP
2 21 (70.00%) EMC
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) Symantec
4 15 (50.00%) Dell
5 11 (36.67%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos