The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.54% 9.15% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 26.92% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 52 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 53.39% 33.99% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 49
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 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
County Antrim +2 2 £24,250 -1.02% 3
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) LAN
5 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 6 (60.00%) DHCP
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) CommVault
7 3 (30.00%) Veritas
7 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
7 3 (30.00%) Sophos
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Clustering
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (30.00%) WSUS
8 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) CommVault
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Compaq
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Acronis
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago