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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.40% 1.32% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.58% 3.95% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
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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 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.35% 33.33% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 69 66 61
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
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 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) MCP
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Sophos
6 7 (35.00%) DHCP
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) Apple
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (35.00%) SonicWALL
6 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (30.00%) Lotus
7 6 (30.00%) IBM Notes
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
9 4 (20.00%) SMTP
9 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) DSL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (30.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) VPN
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) VoIP
4 4 (20.00%) SMTP
4 4 (20.00%) HTTP
4 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) DSL
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) IMAP
4 4 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (40.00%) Server Support
2 8 (40.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Assistant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 1 (5.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) SonicWALL
3 7 (35.00%) HP
3 7 (35.00%) Apple
3 7 (35.00%) Sophos
4 6 (30.00%) Lotus