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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.21% 2.75% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 12.88% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 7
Average salary £27,500 £34,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £42,200
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
200 132 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.32% 21.36% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 161 116 133
Average salary £28,250 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.11% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +2 29 £27,500 -27.63% 5
Durham +1 2 £19,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
3 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
4 27 (62.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (58.14%) Firewall
6 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
7 22 (51.16%) VMware
7 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (48.84%) SAN
9 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
10 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
11 17 (39.53%) SQL
11 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
11 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (37.21%) Cisco
12 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (34.88%) NetApp
14 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
15 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (27.91%) Linux
16 12 (27.91%) LAN
16 12 (27.91%) WAN
17 11 (25.58%) Lync
18 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
19 9 (20.93%) MCSE
19 9 (20.93%) DHCP
19 9 (20.93%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
2 27 (62.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (25.58%) Lync
5 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (18.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (18.60%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (18.60%) IIS
6 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) Firewall
2 21 (48.84%) SAN
3 12 (27.91%) LAN
3 12 (27.91%) WAN
4 9 (20.93%) DHCP
4 9 (20.93%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (20.93%) DNS
5 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.63%) NAS
7 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
7 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) French Language
1 4 (9.30%) German Language
1 4 (9.30%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Support Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Field Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) SOAP
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.98%) MFC
3 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) WCF
3 3 (6.98%) XSD
3 3 (6.98%) XSLT
3 3 (6.98%) MSMQ
3 3 (6.98%) WSDL
4 1 (2.33%) WinForms
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) NancyFx
4 1 (2.33%) COM
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
2 7 (16.28%) Replication
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.63%) UNIX
6 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Change Management
2 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) Scrum
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
6 1 (2.33%) Release Management
6 1 (2.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Unified Process
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) UML
6 1 (2.33%) RUP
6 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) C++
4 3 (6.98%) VBScript
4 3 (6.98%) XPath
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (20.93%) MCSE
4 8 (18.60%) MCSA
4 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
3 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
5 5 (11.63%) NFS
5 5 (11.63%) XenApp
5 5 (11.63%) XenServer
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) WSUS
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) VMware
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco
4 15 (34.88%) NetApp
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) EMC
7 6 (13.95%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) Symantec
9 4 (9.30%) Dell
10 2 (4.65%) CA
10 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
11 1 (2.33%) Veritas
11 1 (2.33%) Apple
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