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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 7.69% 24.32% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 81.82% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £46,000 £25,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.39% +8.51%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
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 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 53.85% 29.73% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 10
Average salary £43,000 £25,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.62% +8.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £65,000 £40,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) IP Telephony
5 7 (58.33%) WatchGuard
5 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 7 (58.33%) ADSL
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Internet
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (16.67%) MS Office
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (16.67%) Wireless
9 2 (16.67%) vSphere
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) ADSL
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Trainee
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) WatchGuard
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Zerto
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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