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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.31% 2.75% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.80% 11.11% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 11
Average salary £22,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
117 162 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.94% 24.73% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85 138 100
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 June 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 June 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 +26 17 £22,000 -34.81% 4
Birkenhead - 2 £33,000 -
St Helens -3 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) VMware
3 24 (58.54%) Windows 7
4 22 (53.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (53.66%) MS Exchange
5 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (39.02%) SAN
8 16 (39.02%) MCSE
9 15 (36.59%) Windows 8
10 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
11 11 (26.83%) SQL
11 11 (26.83%) IIS
11 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
12 10 (24.39%) DHCP
12 10 (24.39%) MCSA
12 10 (24.39%) Legal
12 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
13 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
14 8 (19.51%) DNS
15 7 (17.07%) NetApp
15 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (14.63%) Citrix
16 6 (14.63%) MS Office
16 6 (14.63%) .NET
16 6 (14.63%) Clustering
16 6 (14.63%) Finance

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 22 (53.66%) MS Exchange
1 22 (53.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) DHCP
3 8 (19.51%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 5 (12.20%) LAN
5 4 (9.76%) FTP
5 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (24.39%) Legal
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Administrator
2 17 (41.46%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Project Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Project Leader
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Designer
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Designer
7 1 (2.44%) ICT Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Statistics
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows 7
3 15 (36.59%) Windows 8
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) NetWare
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Workflow
2 4 (9.76%) Document Management
3 3 (7.32%) Time Management
3 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) LINC
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (39.02%) MCSE
4 10 (24.39%) MCSA
5 6 (14.63%) MCITP
6 5 (12.20%) CCNA
6 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.76%) CCA
7 4 (9.76%) MCP
8 2 (4.88%) MCTS
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.44%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.88%) SRDF
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Unisys
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Novell
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + training,health,pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago