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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.47% 2.06% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.79% 7.60% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 12
Average salary £22,000 £29,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.05% -20.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £23,500 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 171 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.49% 27.06% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79 155 106
Average salary £29,750 £36,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.36% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 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 29 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 +18 16 £22,000 -35.29% 3
Birkenhead - 2 £33,000 - 1
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) VMware
3 23 (54.76%) MS Exchange
3 23 (54.76%) Windows 7
4 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 14 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (33.33%) SAN
7 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (30.95%) MCSE
9 12 (28.57%) DHCP
9 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
10 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.19%) IIS
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
12 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 9 (21.43%) DNS
12 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
13 8 (19.05%) MS Office
13 8 (19.05%) Citrix
14 7 (16.67%) Legal
14 7 (16.67%) NetApp
14 7 (16.67%) MCSA
14 7 (16.67%) VPN
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (54.76%) MS Exchange
2 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (26.19%) IIS
4 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
5 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) DHCP
3 9 (21.43%) DNS
4 7 (16.67%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) VoIP
6 4 (9.52%) FTP
7 3 (7.14%) VLAN
8 2 (4.76%) DMZ
8 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 2 (4.76%) Firewall
9 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.38%) SNMP
9 1 (2.38%) Intranet
9 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (16.67%) Legal
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Administrator
2 12 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Project Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Technical Support
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows 7
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.38%) NetWare
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Workflow
2 4 (9.52%) Document Management
3 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.38%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Content Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Validation
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) Network Management
5 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.95%) MCSE
3 7 (16.67%) MCSA
4 5 (11.90%) MCITP
4 5 (11.90%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.52%) CCA
6 2 (4.76%) MCP
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) MCTS
7 1 (2.38%) EMC Certification
7 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.52%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.38%) MOM
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) NetApp
5 5 (11.90%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.38%) Novell
8 1 (2.38%) Sun
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago