The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 1.49% 6.56% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Warwickshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 29.85% 45.90% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 19
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Rugby

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Rugby

Windows Server 2008
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) VLE
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam