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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.36% 4.29% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 24.00% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 17
Average salary £29,000 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.36% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
95 75 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.30% 17.86% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 86 73 89
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £40,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -
Burnley +7 3 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
3 28 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 24 (70.59%) MS Exchange
5 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (58.82%) DNS
7 18 (52.94%) DHCP
7 18 (52.94%) Windows XP
8 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (47.06%) Internet
10 15 (44.12%) MS Office
10 15 (44.12%) Windows Vista
11 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
11 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
11 14 (41.18%) VoIP
11 14 (41.18%) SLA
11 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (41.18%) Office 365
12 13 (38.24%) Software Deployment
12 13 (38.24%) Service Desk Management
12 13 (38.24%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
12 13 (38.24%) DECT
12 13 (38.24%) MCSE
12 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
12 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (38.24%) Resource Management
12 13 (38.24%) Life Science

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 24 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (23.53%) IIS
4 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (8.82%) Lync
8 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.94%) Apache
9 1 (2.94%) SAS
9 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (44.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) DNS
2 18 (52.94%) DHCP
3 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (47.06%) Internet
5 14 (41.18%) VoIP
6 13 (38.24%) DECT
6 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
6 13 (38.24%) iSCSI
6 13 (38.24%) NAS
7 6 (17.65%) Firewall
7 6 (17.65%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) WAN
9 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 3 (8.82%) MPLS
10 2 (5.88%) PBX
11 1 (2.94%) IPv4
11 1 (2.94%) SAN
11 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) MS Access
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Operations Manager
2 6 (17.65%) IT Operations Manager
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Support Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Leader
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Life Science
2 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (52.94%) Windows XP
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Vista
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) UNIX
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
1 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (38.24%) Resource Management
1 13 (38.24%) Performance Management
1 13 (38.24%) Service Desk Management
1 13 (38.24%) Performance Monitoring
1 13 (38.24%) Software Deployment
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) Document Management
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) VCP4
5 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
3 4 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Avaya
6 3 (8.82%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Draytek
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) Epicor
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.94%) ScanSafe
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