The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.51% 1.45% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 5.33% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
Average salary £22,550 £24,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% -1.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £23,800 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 150 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.19% 27.12% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 90 123 88
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 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 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 17 (80.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (76.19%) VMware
5 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
9 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (42.86%) Firewall
10 9 (42.86%) Cisco
10 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
11 8 (38.10%) SQL
11 8 (38.10%) SLA
12 7 (33.33%) DNS
12 7 (33.33%) SAN
12 7 (33.33%) LAN
12 7 (33.33%) WAN
12 7 (33.33%) DHCP
12 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
13 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
14 5 (23.81%) NAS
14 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
14 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (23.81%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 17 (80.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) Lync
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (23.81%) NAS
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (14.29%) Italian Language
1 3 (14.29%) French Language
1 3 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.76%) Hebrew Language
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCSA
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (19.05%) NFS
4 4 (19.05%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) XenServer
6 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) WatchGuard
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Convergys