The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.28% 8.64% 10.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 22.03% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 33
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 118 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.69% 39.20% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 78 108 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) NUnit
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (56.25%) NHibernate
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle OLAP
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
3 9 (56.25%) LINQ
3 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 9 (56.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) OLAP
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Resin
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle OLAP
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 9 (56.25%) OLAP
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) NUnit
1 9 (56.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) NHibernate
1 9 (56.25%) WCF
1 9 (56.25%) LINQ
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
1 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) EMC