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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.78% 4.08% 5.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.76% 14.52% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 26
Average salary £28,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.32% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £54,500 £43,000
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
116 186 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.88% 28.14% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 105 157 151
Average salary £36,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.04% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -2 5 £28,500 -31.32% 5
St Helens - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
4 16 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
7 11 (30.56%) Citrix
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (27.78%) DNS
8 10 (27.78%) DHCP
8 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
9 8 (22.22%) SCCM
9 8 (22.22%) MCSE
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) MCP
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) SAN
10 7 (19.44%) VLAN
11 6 (16.67%) Firewall
11 6 (16.67%) Linux
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 5 (13.89%) Apache
12 5 (13.89%) LDAP
12 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
12 5 (13.89%) SSL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Lync
6 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DHCP
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) VLAN
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (13.89%) Intranet
4 5 (13.89%) Internet
4 5 (13.89%) SSL
4 5 (13.89%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Multimedia
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Server Support
1 8 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) ICT Technician
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Technician
3 4 (11.11%) Junior
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Project Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) VLE
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Mac OS X
6 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.33%) CRM
3 3 (8.33%) Workflow
3 3 (8.33%) Document Management
4 2 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PHP
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
1 5 (13.89%) VB
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.22%) MCP
2 8 (22.22%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 4 (11.11%) Symantec
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) Avaya
7 3 (8.33%) Sage
8 2 (5.56%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Mitel
9 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
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