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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 61 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.83% 3.84% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.29% 13.12% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 12
Average salary £27,250 £31,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.49% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,450 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £45,500 £43,020
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
179 221 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.04% 29.27% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 150 199 167
Average salary £29,250 £33,097 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
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 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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Tyne and Wear -18 16 £27,500 -14.72% 3
Durham +8 5 £16,750 -46.82% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (77.42%) MS Exchange
3 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
6 35 (56.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
7 34 (54.84%) Firewall
8 33 (53.23%) VMware
8 33 (53.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (45.16%) SAN
11 26 (41.94%) SQL
12 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (38.71%) NetApp
14 22 (35.48%) Hyper-V
15 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
16 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
16 20 (32.26%) Lync
17 19 (30.65%) Cisco
18 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (27.42%) WAN
19 16 (25.81%) LAN
19 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
19 16 (25.81%) DHCP
20 15 (24.19%) DNS
20 15 (24.19%) Replication
20 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
20 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
21 14 (22.58%) Office Communications Server

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 48 (77.42%) MS Exchange
2 42 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 35 (56.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (53.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (32.26%) Lync
6 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
7 14 (22.58%) Office Communications Server
7 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (12.90%) IIS
9 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (54.84%) Firewall
2 28 (45.16%) SAN
3 17 (27.42%) WAN
4 16 (25.81%) LAN
4 16 (25.81%) DHCP
5 15 (24.19%) DNS
6 14 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.68%) NAS
8 4 (6.45%) SSL
8 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.61%) VoIP
9 1 (1.61%) SMTP
9 1 (1.61%) VPN
9 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.61%) Intranet
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) VLAN
9 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.68%) French Language
1 6 (9.68%) German Language
1 6 (9.68%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.61%) Electronics
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Support Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Field Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) IT Support
4 5 (8.06%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (8.06%) Support Technician
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) DBA
5 4 (6.45%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Managed Services Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) WCF
2 1 (1.61%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.61%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) XSD
2 1 (1.61%) XSLT
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) COM
2 1 (1.61%) SOAP
2 1 (1.61%) MFC
2 1 (1.61%) WSDL
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Replication
2 14 (22.58%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
6 10 (16.13%) Linux
7 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
8 6 (9.68%) UNIX
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Change Management
2 8 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.23%) CRM
4 2 (3.23%) Requirements Management
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.61%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.61%) Service Management
5 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.45%) VBScript
4 2 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.35%) MCSE
2 12 (19.35%) MCSA
2 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.52%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (35.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (19.35%) VMware ESX
5 7 (11.29%) XenApp
5 7 (11.29%) XenServer
6 6 (9.68%) NFS
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) WSUS
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
1 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 33 (53.23%) VMware
3 24 (38.71%) NetApp
4 19 (30.65%) Cisco
5 11 (17.74%) EMC
6 10 (16.13%) Citrix
7 7 (11.29%) Symantec
8 5 (8.06%) WatchGuard
9 4 (6.45%) CA
10 2 (3.23%) Apple
10 2 (3.23%) Dell
10 2 (3.23%) Meraki
11 1 (1.61%) HP
11 1 (1.61%) Avaya
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