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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.08% 3.91% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.53% 15.15% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 15
Average salary £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -21.66%
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
121 165 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.69% 25.82% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 84 137 116
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +21 19 £22,000 -26.66%
Birkenhead - 1 £33,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) VMware
3 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
4 20 (51.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (41.03%) SAN
8 15 (38.46%) MCSE
8 15 (38.46%) Windows 8
9 14 (35.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (28.21%) MCSA
10 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
11 10 (25.64%) Legal
12 9 (23.08%) Clustering
12 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
12 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
13 8 (20.51%) DHCP
13 8 (20.51%) SQL
13 8 (20.51%) IIS
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (15.38%) NetApp
14 6 (15.38%) Finance
14 6 (15.38%) MS Office
14 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 6 (15.38%) DNS
15 5 (12.82%) VPN
15 5 (12.82%) LAN
15 5 (12.82%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (51.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 8 (20.51%) IIS
5 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) SAN
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) FTP
6 2 (5.13%) NAS
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) SNMP
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (25.64%) Legal
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Law
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Administrator
2 20 (51.28%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) DBA
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) IT Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.56%) Field Service Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
1 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
3 15 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (10.26%) Change Control
1 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (7.69%) Time Management
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Workflow
3 2 (5.13%) Validation
3 2 (5.13%) Document Management
3 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Security
4 1 (2.56%) Content Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) LINC
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (38.46%) MCSE
3 14 (35.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (28.21%) MCSA
5 5 (12.82%) MCP
6 4 (10.26%) MCITP
7 3 (7.69%) CCNA
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.13%) CCA
8 2 (5.13%) MCTS
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.56%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) SRDF
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) VMware
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) NetApp
4 5 (12.82%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) EMC
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) Unisys
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Novell
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