The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.86% 3.32% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 15.25% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.24% 21.77% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 57
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £26,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Peterborough

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) Change Control
8 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) ARCserve
9 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) Wireless
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) LAN
9 4 (26.67%) WAN
9 4 (26.67%) SAN
9 4 (26.67%) CA
9 4 (26.67%) SLA
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco
9 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (26.67%) HP Storage
9 4 (26.67%) Network Management
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.67%) Celerra
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Network Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) ARCserve
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) CA
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR