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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.51% 3.56% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.09% 17.74% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 28
Average salary £23,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.95% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £52,000 £48,250
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
174 124 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.02% 20.06% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 146 115 206
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 14 £28,750 -26.28% 5
St Helens - 5 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) VMware
3 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
5 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
6 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
8 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
9 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (31.71%) DNS
9 13 (31.71%) DHCP
10 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
10 12 (29.27%) MCP
10 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
11 11 (26.83%) SCCM
11 11 (26.83%) MCSE
11 11 (26.83%) Citrix
12 9 (21.95%) Firewall
12 9 (21.95%) ITIL
12 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
13 8 (19.51%) Linux
14 7 (17.07%) LAN
14 7 (17.07%) HP
14 7 (17.07%) WAN
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco
14 7 (17.07%) VB
14 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
14 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (17.07%) VLAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) Lync
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DHCP
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) VLAN
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) WAN
4 6 (14.63%) SAN
5 5 (12.20%) Intranet
5 5 (12.20%) Internet
5 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (12.20%) LDAP
5 5 (12.20%) SSL
6 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Multimedia
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Server Support
2 10 (24.39%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Technician
4 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) ICT Technician
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Technician
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Junior
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) WSH
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) VLE
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
5 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
8 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Software Deployment
3 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) VB
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (29.27%) MCP
3 11 (26.83%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
2 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
4 4 (9.76%) XenApp
4 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.88%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) SCCM
2 6 (14.63%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.32%) WSUS
4 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) Sage
6 5 (12.20%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) Avaya
7 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) Mitel
8 2 (4.88%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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