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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.83% 1.80% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.64% 8.40% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 16
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,450 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
159 119 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.31% 21.36% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 126 99 140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £47,300
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 35 £28,500 -28.75% 5
Durham - 1 £22,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (72.41%) MS Exchange
3 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (67.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
5 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
6 32 (55.17%) Firewall
6 32 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (48.28%) VMware
9 27 (46.55%) SAN
9 27 (46.55%) SQL
10 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
10 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (39.66%) NetApp
12 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (32.76%) Lync
13 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
14 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
15 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
15 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (27.59%) Cisco
17 15 (25.86%) Replication
17 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
18 14 (24.14%) Office Communications Server
18 14 (24.14%) WAN
18 14 (24.14%) Blackberry
18 14 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 14 (24.14%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (72.41%) MS Exchange
2 39 (67.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (32.76%) Lync
6 14 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (24.14%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
7 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (17.24%) IIS
9 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (55.17%) Firewall
2 27 (46.55%) SAN
3 14 (24.14%) WAN
4 13 (22.41%) DHCP
4 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.41%) DNS
4 13 (22.41%) LAN
5 11 (18.97%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (10.34%) NAS
7 4 (6.90%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.90%) SSL
8 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) French Language
1 5 (8.62%) German Language
1 5 (8.62%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Field Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Support
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (6.90%) DBA
5 4 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 4 (6.90%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) SOAP
2 5 (8.62%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) XSD
4 3 (5.17%) XSLT
4 3 (5.17%) MSMQ
4 3 (5.17%) WSDL
4 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) MFC
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.17%) WCF
4 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) WPF
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) REST
5 1 (1.72%) NancyFx
5 1 (1.72%) COM
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Replication
2 14 (24.14%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.62%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.97%) Linux
5 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.34%) UNIX
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.45%) Scrum
5 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.72%) Unified Process
6 1 (1.72%) Change Control
6 1 (1.72%) Release Management
6 1 (1.72%) Time Management
6 1 (1.72%) Service Management
6 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.72%) Migration
6 1 (1.72%) UML
6 1 (1.72%) RUP
6 1 (1.72%) CRM
6 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.90%) VBScript
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) C++
4 3 (5.17%) XPath
5 2 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) MCSE
3 11 (18.97%) MCSA
4 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.07%) CCNA
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.45%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.72%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) Degree
7 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.97%) VMware ESX
5 7 (12.07%) XenApp
5 7 (12.07%) XenServer
6 6 (10.34%) NFS
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) VMware
3 23 (39.66%) NetApp
4 16 (27.59%) Cisco
5 11 (18.97%) EMC
6 8 (13.79%) Citrix
7 6 (10.34%) HP
7 6 (10.34%) Symantec
8 4 (6.90%) CA
9 3 (5.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.72%) Veritas
11 1 (1.72%) Apple
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