The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 5.05% 1.74% 8.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.37% 4.62% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 18
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
North 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 Harrogate region.

Operating Systems Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 16.09% 37.79% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 61 58
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Harrogate region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Harrogate

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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
3 23 (76.67%) Citrix
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (43.33%) SQL
7 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
8 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (40.00%) XenApp
8 12 (40.00%) XenServer
8 12 (40.00%) ITIL
8 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (23.33%) MS Office
9 7 (23.33%) LAN
9 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.00%) VMware
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) MCSE
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 4 (13.33%) Network Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Wintel Support
3 7 (23.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.00%) Ajax
1 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
1 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.33%) Network Management
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) XenApp
2 12 (40.00%) XenServer
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Citrix
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco