The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.35% 3.94% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.53% 18.38% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 17
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,560 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £55,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
211 136 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.58% 21.42% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 177 121 149
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +13.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Tyne and Wear -19 13 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Durham -8 2 £16,500 -40.00% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
3 17 (58.62%) VMware
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
6 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
6 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
7 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (37.93%) SAN
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
9 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (37.93%) Firewall
10 10 (34.48%) Cisco
10 10 (34.48%) DHCP
10 10 (34.48%) DNS
11 9 (31.03%) Linux
11 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
12 7 (24.14%) MS Office
12 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
12 7 (24.14%) LAN
12 7 (24.14%) WAN
12 7 (24.14%) SLA
12 7 (24.14%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
1 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (17.24%) IIS
5 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) SAN
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) DHCP
2 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (17.24%) iSCSI
5 5 (17.24%) NAS
6 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) French Language
1 3 (10.34%) German Language
1 3 (10.34%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Support
3 6 (20.69%) Field Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.34%) MFC
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) WCF
3 3 (10.34%) XSD
3 3 (10.34%) XSLT
3 3 (10.34%) MSMQ
3 3 (10.34%) WSDL
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) NancyFx
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.24%) UNIX
7 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) RUP
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Process
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) XPath
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) MCSA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
2 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
4 5 (17.24%) NFS
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 2 (6.90%) XenServer
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) NetApp
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 2 (6.90%) Apple
8 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.45%) Veritas
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