The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.42% 2.77% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 12.00% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Average salary £24,000 £24,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -11.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £23,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
153 100 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.18% 23.09% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 123 88 95
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) MS Excel
3 22 (68.75%) UNIX
4 19 (59.38%) Linux
5 18 (56.25%) DHCP
5 18 (56.25%) DNS
5 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
6 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (50.00%) NAS
7 16 (50.00%) SAN
7 16 (50.00%) SLA
7 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 16 (50.00%) VMware
7 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (46.88%) VMware ESX
8 15 (46.88%) NFS
8 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
8 15 (46.88%) Symantec
8 15 (46.88%) iSCSI
8 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
9 13 (40.63%) German Language
10 12 (37.50%) Italian Language
10 12 (37.50%) French Language
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (21.88%) SAP
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.75%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
1 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.75%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (71.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) DHCP
1 18 (56.25%) DNS
2 16 (50.00%) NAS
2 16 (50.00%) SAN
2 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (46.88%) iSCSI
4 6 (18.75%) LAN
4 6 (18.75%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (40.63%) German Language
2 12 (37.50%) Italian Language
2 12 (37.50%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.13%) DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Handset
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) DTV
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) UNIX
3 19 (59.38%) Linux
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.75%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Change Control
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
2 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL
2 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCTS
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) VMware ESX
1 15 (46.88%) NFS
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
1 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Symantec
3 7 (21.88%) SAP
4 6 (18.75%) McAfee
4 6 (18.75%) LANDesk
4 6 (18.75%) Amdocs
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago