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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 35 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.59% 4.22% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.93% 16.39% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 14
Average salary £36,018 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,207 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £50,400 £46,250
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
141 122 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.11% 25.74% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 111 144
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -9 11 £37,000 +15.62% 2
Prescot - 2 £36,018 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 24 (61.54%) ITIL
5 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (56.41%) IIS
7 21 (53.85%) SQL
7 21 (53.85%) VMware
8 17 (43.59%) Citrix
9 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (33.33%) ITIL V3
10 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
11 11 (28.21%) Skype for Business
11 11 (28.21%) Degree
11 11 (28.21%) SLA
11 11 (28.21%) Windows 8
11 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud
13 9 (23.08%) Finance
13 9 (23.08%) VPN
13 9 (23.08%) Web Services
13 9 (23.08%) Banking
13 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
14 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
14 8 (20.51%) Service Management
15 7 (17.95%) Remedy

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (56.41%) IIS
4 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (28.21%) Skype for Business
6 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
7 7 (17.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (10.26%) JBoss
8 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
8 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) VPN
2 7 (17.95%) DHCP
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.56%) DSL
6 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (23.08%) Banking
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Service Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (17.95%) Banking Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Senior IT Support
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Support Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Support
6 5 (12.82%) Support Manager
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Manager
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud
2 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 7 (17.95%) iPad
2 7 (17.95%) iPhone
2 7 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.82%) EqualLogic
3 5 (12.82%) Informatics
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.21%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
5 5 (12.82%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (17.95%) Wealth Management
5 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.26%) Change Control
6 4 (10.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) Email Filtering
7 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.13%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) Degree
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (17.95%) MCDST
4 6 (15.38%) MCSE
5 5 (12.82%) MCP
5 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Citrix
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Intel Security
4 7 (17.95%) Remedy
4 7 (17.95%) Symantec
5 6 (15.38%) EMC
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) Dell
6 5 (12.82%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (12.82%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 3 (7.69%) NetApp
9 2 (5.13%) Avaya
9 2 (5.13%) HP
10 1 (2.56%) AppSense
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