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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.53% 5.50% 6.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.77% 15.09% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 15
Average salary £17,500 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
88 106 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.66% 36.43% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 83 100 93
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 12 (75.00%) DNS
4 12 (75.00%) DHCP
4 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
5 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
6 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
6 10 (62.50%) VPN
6 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (56.25%) SonicWALL
7 9 (56.25%) Sophos
7 9 (56.25%) MS Office
7 9 (56.25%) MCP
7 9 (56.25%) HP
7 9 (56.25%) Apple
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (56.25%) iPad
7 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) UNIX
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (18.75%) ITIL
10 3 (18.75%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) DNS
1 12 (75.00%) DHCP
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) IPv6
4 1 (6.25%) ADSL
4 1 (6.25%) ISDN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) IT Support
2 9 (56.25%) IT Support Assistant
2 9 (56.25%) IT Assistant
2 9 (56.25%) Support Assistant
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) SonicWALL
2 9 (56.25%) Sophos
2 9 (56.25%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) Apple
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle