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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.52% 4.49% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.68% 15.88% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 20
Average salary £36,500 £23,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.31% -22.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,050 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,250 £51,000
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
109 170 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.96% 28.29% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 70 144 117
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 16 £36,500 +32.72% 4
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (72.97%) VMware
3 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
4 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
5 18 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (43.24%) Windows 8
6 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
7 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
8 13 (35.14%) MCSE
9 12 (32.43%) SAN
10 11 (29.73%) MCSA
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (27.03%) Legal
11 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (21.62%) Clustering
12 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (18.92%) IIS
13 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
14 6 (16.22%) MS Office
14 6 (16.22%) SQL
14 6 (16.22%) Citrix
14 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
15 5 (13.51%) EMC
15 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
15 5 (13.51%) MCP
15 5 (13.51%) DHCP
15 5 (13.51%) HP
16 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
16 4 (10.81%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) IIS
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Lync
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (27.03%) Legal
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Administrator
2 20 (54.05%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.70%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) Statistics
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
3 16 (43.24%) Windows 8
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (10.81%) Change Control
1 4 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Time Management
3 2 (5.41%) Validation
3 2 (5.41%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Document Management
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) LINC
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (35.14%) MCSE
3 11 (29.73%) MCSA
4 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (13.51%) MCP
6 2 (5.41%) MCTS
6 2 (5.41%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) SRDF
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) EMC
5 4 (10.81%) Unisys
5 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Novell
7 1 (2.70%) AppSense
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) Dell Compellent
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