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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 21 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.93% 3.41% 7.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.06% 16.15% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 40
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £43,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 130 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.10% 21.14% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 137 118 235
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,416
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 10 £30,000 -17.80% 3
St Helens - 5 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
5 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
9 13 (31.71%) DNS
9 13 (31.71%) DHCP
10 12 (29.27%) ITIL
10 12 (29.27%) MCP
10 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (29.27%) SCCM
11 11 (26.83%) MCSE
11 11 (26.83%) Citrix
12 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
13 9 (21.95%) Firewall
13 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
13 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
14 8 (19.51%) HP
14 8 (19.51%) Linux
14 8 (19.51%) VB
14 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
14 8 (19.51%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (17.07%) SCOM
15 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (17.07%) WAN
15 7 (17.07%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
1 13 (31.71%) DHCP
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) WAN
4 6 (14.63%) VLAN
4 6 (14.63%) Internet
5 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (12.20%) LDAP
5 5 (12.20%) SSL
5 5 (12.20%) SAN
5 5 (12.20%) Intranet
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Multimedia
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Legal
4 3 (7.32%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Server Support
2 8 (19.51%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Support Technician
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) ICT Technician
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Technician
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Technician
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.32%) Junior
7 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Field Service Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) WSH
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) VLE
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
6 8 (19.51%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.88%) High Availability
3 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 1 (2.44%) Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
4 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) VB
1 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) MCP
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.83%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
4 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.32%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.88%) WSUS
4 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) Symantec
7 4 (9.76%) Sage
8 3 (7.32%) Kaspersky
9 2 (4.88%) Facebook
9 2 (4.88%) Twitter
9 2 (4.88%) Mitel
9 2 (4.88%) Avaya
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
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