The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.94% 6.28% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.63% 23.85% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 15
Average salary £40,000 £24,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,225 £17,550 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £39,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
128 130 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.25% 26.32% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 114 96
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn -2 2 £21,250 -21.29%
Preston -12 2 £20,000 -45.94%
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Lancaster +7 1 £50,000 +194.11%
Blackpool -8 1 £24,000 +2.12%
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (79.41%) MS Exchange
4 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (52.94%) MS Excel
6 18 (52.94%) Windows XP
7 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (44.12%) MS Office
9 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
10 13 (38.24%) DHCP
10 13 (38.24%) DNS
11 12 (35.29%) VoIP
11 12 (35.29%) VMware
11 12 (35.29%) NAS
12 11 (32.35%) Internet
12 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
12 11 (32.35%) Windows Vista
13 10 (29.41%) SLA
13 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
13 10 (29.41%) Office 365
14 9 (26.47%) Life Science
14 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (26.47%) Firewall
14 9 (26.47%) iSCSI
14 9 (26.47%) MCSE
14 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (26.47%) Performance Management
14 9 (26.47%) Software Deployment

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 27 (79.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Lync
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.94%) SAS
7 1 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 15 (44.12%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DHCP
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 12 (35.29%) NAS
2 12 (35.29%) VoIP
3 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (32.35%) Internet
4 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) iSCSI
4 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
4 9 (26.47%) DECT
5 7 (20.59%) LAN
6 6 (17.65%) WAN
7 4 (11.76%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) SAN
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) PBX
10 1 (2.94%) IPv4
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Manager
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Life Science
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) iPhone
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows XP
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Vista
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
8 5 (14.71%) Linux
9 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
10 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
1 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (26.47%) Resource Management
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Management
1 9 (26.47%) Software Deployment
1 9 (26.47%) Service Desk Management
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Analytics
3 3 (8.82%) Time Management
3 3 (8.82%) Web Development
3 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) Document Management
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (26.47%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) XenApp
2 4 (11.76%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) Postfix
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Avaya
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel
7 2 (5.88%) Draytek
8 1 (2.94%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.94%) ScanSafe
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
Accrington, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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