The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.92% 4.69% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.42% 16.31% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 34
Average salary £30,000 £26,650 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.57% -23.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
215 141 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.22% 28.78% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 198 124 187
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 52 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (69.44%) VMware
5 38 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
8 25 (34.72%) Citrix
9 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 24 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 24 (33.33%) Change Management
10 23 (31.94%) MCSE
11 21 (29.17%) DNS
11 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (27.78%) Mentoring
13 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
13 19 (26.39%) ITIL
13 19 (26.39%) HP
14 17 (23.61%) MCP
15 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
15 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (19.44%) SQL
16 14 (19.44%) SAN
17 13 (18.06%) SLA
17 13 (18.06%) IBM
17 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
17 13 (18.06%) DHCP
17 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2003
18 12 (16.67%) vSphere
18 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 24 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (12.50%) Lync
5 9 (12.50%) IIS
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.39%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Office 365
2 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) DNS
2 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.44%) SAN
4 13 (18.06%) DHCP
5 10 (13.89%) LAN
5 10 (13.89%) WAN
6 9 (12.50%) Firewall
7 4 (5.56%) Internet
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.78%) Wireless
9 2 (2.78%) IPv4
10 1 (1.39%) VPN
10 1 (1.39%) PBX
10 1 (1.39%) FTP
10 1 (1.39%) IPsec
10 1 (1.39%) SSH
10 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.17%) DTS
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) QlikView
General
1 3 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Server Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Windows Server Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) Server Support
4 16 (22.22%) Windows Support Engineer
5 15 (20.83%) Server Support Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (12.50%) Analyst
8 8 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) IT Support
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Consultant
12 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
13 3 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Web Services
2 3 (4.17%) LINQ
3 2 (2.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) FlexPod
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.78%) CLARiiON
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) CCTV
3 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.33%) UNIX
7 5 (6.94%) Linux
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Change Management
2 20 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 19 (26.39%) ITIL
4 5 (6.94%) CRM
4 5 (6.94%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) Data Management
5 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.17%) ERP
6 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) Process Management
6 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.78%) Validation
7 2 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.39%) Network Design
8 1 (1.39%) ISMS
8 1 (1.39%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.39%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VBScript
3 2 (2.78%) VB
3 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (31.94%) MCSE
3 17 (23.61%) MCP
4 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) MCSA
6 5 (6.94%) NCDA
6 5 (6.94%) NCIE
7 3 (4.17%) VCAP
7 3 (4.17%) VTSP
7 3 (4.17%) VCDX
7 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.39%) MCITP
9 1 (1.39%) CCENT
9 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) CCNA
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.67%) vSphere
4 9 (12.50%) XenApp
5 8 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.56%) XenServer
8 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.39%) Firmware
9 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.17%) Legato
3 3 (4.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 54 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (69.44%) VMware
3 25 (34.72%) Citrix
4 19 (26.39%) HP
5 13 (18.06%) IBM
6 12 (16.67%) Cisco
7 10 (13.89%) NetApp
8 7 (9.72%) Dell
8 7 (9.72%) EMC
8 7 (9.72%) CommVault
9 4 (5.56%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) Primavera
10 1 (1.39%) SolidWorks
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.39%) Veeam
10 1 (1.39%) CA
10 1 (1.39%) Adobe
10 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000.00 - £35500.00 per annum
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