The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 56 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.65% 2.30% 6.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 7.94% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 20
Average salary £31,250 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £22,000 £27,475
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 189 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.91% 28.99% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 90 171 103
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Liverpool +12 13 £37,500 +13.63% 3
St Helens - 2 £28,750 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
4 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
5 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
6 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
8 13 (35.14%) SAN
9 12 (32.43%) DHCP
10 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (27.03%) IIS
12 9 (24.32%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
12 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (21.62%) MCSE
13 8 (21.62%) MS Office
13 8 (21.62%) DNS
13 8 (21.62%) Citrix
13 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (18.92%) VPN
14 7 (18.92%) NetApp
14 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (18.92%) Backup Exec
14 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
15 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (27.03%) IIS
5 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
6 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) VPN
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
5 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.81%) FTP
7 3 (8.11%) VoIP
7 3 (8.11%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) Firewall
8 2 (5.41%) Internet
8 2 (5.41%) DMZ
9 1 (2.70%) SNMP
9 1 (2.70%) Intranet
9 1 (2.70%) NAS
9 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Project Leader
4 3 (8.11%) Project Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.70%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
6 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) NetWare
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Workflow
2 4 (10.81%) Document Management
3 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) Content Management
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (21.62%) MCSE
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) MCITP
4 4 (10.81%) CCA
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) EMC Certification
6 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
3 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Server
5 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) MOM
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) NetApp
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) Avaya
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) Sun
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.70%) Novell
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 17 days ago
St. Helens
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago