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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.05% 6.11% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.54% 28.57% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 22
Average salary £29,000 £25,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.72% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £17,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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
114 98 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.08% 21.40% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 97 91 99
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,275 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,650 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Ormskirk - 5 £29,000 - 2
Burnley +4 1 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Blackpool -7 1 £24,000 +2.12%
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) MS Exchange
4 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (51.43%) Windows XP
7 16 (45.71%) DNS
8 15 (42.86%) DHCP
9 14 (40.00%) VoIP
10 13 (37.14%) MS Office
10 13 (37.14%) Internet
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Vista
11 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
11 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
11 12 (34.29%) SLA
11 12 (34.29%) NAS
11 12 (34.29%) Office 365
12 11 (31.43%) Software Deployment
12 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (31.43%) Service Desk Management
12 11 (31.43%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (31.43%) Ethernet
12 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
12 11 (31.43%) DECT
12 11 (31.43%) MCSE
12 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
12 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 26 (74.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.00%) IIS
4 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (8.57%) Lync
7 1 (2.86%) SAS
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (37.14%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) DNS
2 15 (42.86%) DHCP
3 14 (40.00%) VoIP
4 13 (37.14%) Internet
5 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (34.29%) NAS
6 11 (31.43%) Ethernet
6 11 (31.43%) DECT
6 11 (31.43%) iSCSI
7 7 (20.00%) LAN
8 6 (17.14%) WAN
9 4 (11.43%) Firewall
9 4 (11.43%) VPN
10 3 (8.57%) MPLS
11 2 (5.71%) PBX
11 2 (5.71%) SAN
12 1 (2.86%) IPv4
12 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Operations Manager
4 4 (11.43%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Project Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Life Science
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.57%) iPhone
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (51.43%) Windows XP
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Vista
5 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Software Deployment
1 11 (31.43%) Service Desk Management
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
1 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (31.43%) Resource Management
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Management
2 4 (11.43%) Workflow
2 4 (11.43%) Document Management
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Web Development
3 3 (8.57%) Time Management
3 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (31.43%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Avaya
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Draytek
7 2 (5.71%) Nortel
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.86%) ScanSafe
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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