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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.19% 5.39% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 23.40% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -49.47%
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
44 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.36% 23.04% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 31
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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
County Antrim +6 5 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) MCITP
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) MCTS
5 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) MCSA
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) SSH
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) NetWare
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCITP
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) MCSA
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) MCTS
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) New Relic
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Novell
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Sun
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