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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.79% 3.83% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.69% 11.29% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -19.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £52,000 £45,000
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
64 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.99% 33.88% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 46
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,100 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £42,970
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (78.95%) VMware
4 14 (73.68%) HP
4 14 (73.68%) Dell
4 14 (73.68%) EMC
5 13 (68.42%) ITIL
5 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
5 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
6 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (63.16%) SCCM
6 12 (63.16%) SCOM
6 12 (63.16%) Lync
6 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
8 9 (47.37%) Symantec
8 9 (47.37%) Project Management
8 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
8 9 (47.37%) NetBackup
8 9 (47.37%) MSMQ
9 7 (36.84%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
11 3 (15.79%) DHCP
11 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
11 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.79%) DNS
11 3 (15.79%) Apple
11 3 (15.79%) Sophos
11 3 (15.79%) WSUS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (63.16%) Lync
2 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Technical Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support
7 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HND
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) SCCM
1 12 (63.16%) SCOM
2 9 (47.37%) NetBackup
3 3 (15.79%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Dell
2 14 (73.68%) EMC
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Symantec
5 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) Apple
6 3 (15.79%) Sophos