The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.67% 3.82% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 8.46% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 130 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.72% 45.14% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 67 39
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £14,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
UK

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +7 5 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Backup Exec
3 13 (72.22%) DNS
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Citrix
3 13 (72.22%) LAN
4 12 (66.67%) DHCP
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (66.67%) vSphere
5 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (55.56%) NetBackup
6 10 (55.56%) WAN
6 10 (55.56%) ITIL
6 10 (55.56%) Dell
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (38.89%) SAN
9 7 (38.89%) Firewall
10 6 (33.33%) Migration
10 6 (33.33%) Clustering
10 6 (33.33%) NetApp
10 6 (33.33%) Project Management
10 6 (33.33%) SQL
10 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) DNS
1 13 (72.22%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) DHCP
3 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 6 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 6 (33.33%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) IT Operations Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
1 6 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Fault Management
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCITP
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) vSphere
3 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Backup Exec
2 10 (55.56%) NetBackup
3 6 (33.33%) SCOM
4 3 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) HP
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) Compuware
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Veritas
5 4 (22.22%) CommVault
6 3 (16.67%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Sophos
7 2 (11.11%) Compaq
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Steria
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago