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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 5.56% - 8.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% - 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £41,430 - £32,620
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
21 12 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 38.89% 30.00% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 38
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper