The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.41% 6.65% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 23.53% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 35
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
201 136 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.27% 28.27% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 179 105 161
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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Liverpool -26 13 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
6 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (28.57%) HP
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (25.71%) LAN
10 9 (25.71%) WAN
10 9 (25.71%) DHCP
10 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.71%) DNS
11 8 (22.86%) Citrix
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (22.86%) Firewall
12 7 (20.00%) MCITP
13 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
13 6 (17.14%) Kaspersky
13 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
13 6 (17.14%) VB

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (8.57%) Lync
6 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.86%) IIS
8 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
1 9 (25.71%) DHCP
1 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) OLAP
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) MorphX
General
1 4 (11.43%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) WSH
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) ETL
5 1 (2.86%) CRM
5 1 (2.86%) ERP
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) MCSE
4 5 (14.29%) MCP
5 3 (8.57%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) MCSM
6 1 (2.86%) OCP
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.86%) HND
6 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.14%) XenApp
3 6 (17.14%) XenServer
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
1 6 (17.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) Kaspersky
5 6 (17.14%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (5.71%) Facebook
7 2 (5.71%) Twitter
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Lotus
8 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.86%) Sage
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Mitel
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