The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.80% 1.60% 6.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.13% 5.33% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 22
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 75 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.78% 30.00% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 87 70 88
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) DNS
4 19 (61.29%) MS Office
5 18 (58.06%) MCP
5 18 (58.06%) VPN
6 17 (54.84%) DHCP
7 16 (51.61%) Windows XP
7 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
7 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
8 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
9 14 (45.16%) SonicWALL
9 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (45.16%) HP
9 14 (45.16%) SQL
9 14 (45.16%) Apple
9 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (45.16%) Sophos
10 13 (41.94%) VMware
10 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (38.71%) Linux
12 10 (32.26%) IBM Notes
12 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
12 10 (32.26%) Lotus
13 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
14 6 (19.35%) VoIP
15 5 (16.13%) Internet
15 5 (16.13%) Firewall
16 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (32.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) MS Office
2 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) S-PLUS
4 1 (3.23%) MS Project
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) DNS
2 18 (58.06%) VPN
3 17 (54.84%) DHCP
4 6 (19.35%) VoIP
5 5 (16.13%) Internet
5 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) IMAP
6 4 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (12.90%) DSL
6 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
6 4 (12.90%) SSL
6 4 (12.90%) SMTP
6 4 (12.90%) HTTP
7 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Support Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Support Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Desktop Support
3 10 (32.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 9 (29.03%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (29.03%) Server Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Server Support
5 6 (19.35%) IT Support
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support Assistant
6 4 (12.90%) IT Assistant
6 4 (12.90%) Support Assistant
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows XP
3 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (38.71%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
9 2 (6.45%) UNIX
10 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (12.90%) Software Licensing
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 1 (3.23%) Office Automation
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) MCP
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) HP
2 14 (45.16%) Apple
2 14 (45.16%) Sophos
2 14 (45.16%) SonicWALL
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat