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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 23 46
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.49% 8.23% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.97% 25.37% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 10
Average salary £39,000 £29,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -14.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £43,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
167 205 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.32% 32.44% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 149 185 114
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £100,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 3 June 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
5 28 (53.85%) VMware
6 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
7 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (42.31%) MS Office
9 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
10 19 (36.54%) SLA
10 19 (36.54%) Citrix
11 18 (34.62%) Windows 8
12 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
13 13 (25.00%) ITIL
13 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 12 (23.08%) IIS
15 11 (21.15%) UNIX
15 11 (21.15%) Linux
15 11 (21.15%) MCSA
15 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
15 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (19.23%) vSphere
16 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (19.23%) VMware ESX
16 10 (19.23%) Windows XP
16 10 (19.23%) vCloud
17 9 (17.31%) SAN
17 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) IIS
3 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (42.31%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.31%) SAN
2 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (11.54%) VPN
3 6 (11.54%) LAN
3 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 6 (11.54%) NAS
3 6 (11.54%) Firewall
4 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
6 2 (3.85%) PABX
7 1 (1.92%) MPLS
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Server Engineer
1 15 (28.85%) Windows Server Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Server Support
4 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Consultant
8 5 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (7.69%) Product Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
9 4 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
5 18 (34.62%) Windows 8
6 11 (21.15%) UNIX
6 11 (21.15%) Linux
7 10 (19.23%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.69%) Solaris
8 4 (7.69%) SUSE
8 4 (7.69%) Debian
8 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 7 (13.46%) Change Control
3 7 (13.46%) Change Management
4 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Line Management
6 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.92%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.92%) Server Building
6 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) ISMS
6 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) C++
2 5 (9.62%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) VBScript
2 5 (9.62%) VB
2 5 (9.62%) Python
2 5 (9.62%) Uniface
3 4 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.15%) MCSA
3 7 (13.46%) MCP
4 6 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) vSphere
3 10 (19.23%) vCloud
3 10 (19.23%) VMware ESX
4 7 (13.46%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.46%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) XenServer
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.92%) Firmware
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (11.54%) Opsview
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 28 (53.85%) VMware
3 19 (36.54%) Citrix
4 8 (15.38%) HP
5 7 (13.46%) Symantec
6 6 (11.54%) NetApp
6 6 (11.54%) IBM
6 6 (11.54%) Kaspersky
6 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.62%) Northgate
7 5 (9.62%) Oracle
8 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) Websense
9 1 (1.92%) Civica
9 1 (1.92%) Veeam
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