The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.59% - 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% - 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £34,000 - £25,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 31.51% 16.95% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 27
Average salary £28,000 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,900 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Preston

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Server
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
3 3 (42.86%) Line 500
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Broadband
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) BT
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Lotus
2 3 (42.86%) Sage
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL