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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.80% 3.67% 3.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.07% 14.72% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 20
Average salary £36,500 £37,750 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.31% +33.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £24,550 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £49,500 £34,000
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
247 163 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.62% 24.92% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 179 151 161
Average salary £31,000 £34,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.14% +11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 October 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 October 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 10 £40,000 +15.94% 6
Durham -9 3 £18,000 -60.00% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) DHCP
5 13 (48.15%) DNS
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 12 (44.44%) SAN
6 12 (44.44%) Linux
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
7 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 9 (33.33%) SLA
8 9 (33.33%) UNIX
8 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (33.33%) NAS
9 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) NFS
9 8 (29.63%) Symantec
9 8 (29.63%) iSCSI
10 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.93%) German Language
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
1 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DHCP
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) SAN
3 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
4 9 (33.33%) NAS
5 8 (29.63%) iSCSI
6 6 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) German Language
2 6 (22.22%) Italian Language
2 6 (22.22%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Support
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) WSDL
3 2 (7.41%) MSMQ
3 2 (7.41%) XSD
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
3 2 (7.41%) MFC
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) NancyFx
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) UNIX
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
2 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Process
4 1 (3.70%) UML
4 1 (3.70%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) XPath
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) NFS
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Symantec
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) Altiris
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Veritas
8 1 (3.70%) Lotus
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