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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 8.16% 16.67% 18.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 25.00% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 13
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% +65.11%
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 Rochdale region.

Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 18.37% 66.67% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 29
Average salary £48,000 £35,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.21% +65.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,825 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 15 (88.24%) MS Exchange
4 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 12 (70.59%) vSphere
6 11 (64.71%) NAS
6 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (64.71%) SAN
6 11 (64.71%) Internet
6 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (64.71%) SCCM
7 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
8 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (41.18%) Veeam
10 7 (41.18%) IIS
10 7 (41.18%) Dell
10 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
10 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
11 6 (35.29%) IPsec
11 6 (35.29%) Clustering
11 6 (35.29%) OpenNMS
11 6 (35.29%) SCOM
11 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
11 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
11 6 (35.29%) Web Services
11 6 (35.29%) SNMP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (88.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
3 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (29.41%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (11.76%) Apache
9 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
1 11 (64.71%) Internet
1 11 (64.71%) NAS
2 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
3 6 (35.29%) SNMP
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) IPsec
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (70.59%) vSphere
3 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) vCloud
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) SCOM
2 6 (35.29%) OpenNMS
2 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Dell
3 7 (41.18%) Veeam
4 6 (35.29%) Acronis
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (5.88%) Avaya
8 1 (5.88%) Meraki
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago