The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 4.65% - 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Windows Server 2008
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 34.88% 21.43% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 3
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Oldham

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) InterBase
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) NCDA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix