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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 7 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 26.47% 9.38% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
15 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 44.12% 28.13% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 30
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £65,000 £35,400
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 26 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) WatchGuard
3 7 (63.64%) IP Telephony
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) ADSL
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
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%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
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 2012
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Debian
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) vCloud
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) OpenNMS
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) WatchGuard
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam
3 2 (18.18%) Acronis