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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.32% 5.48% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 25.40% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 20
Average salary £35,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
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
76 63 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.33% 21.58% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 66 61 66
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint