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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 17.07% 17.65% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 60.00% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -51.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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 Rochdale region.

Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 51.22% 29.41% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 21
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Rochdale

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) IP Telephony
3 7 (63.64%) WatchGuard
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) ADSL
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) ADSL
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) IP Telephony
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Field Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) vCloud
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) WatchGuard
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco