The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.64% 5.77% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.22% 24.37% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56 17 29
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,090 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 119 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.55% 23.66% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 186 96 124
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
South Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (87.95%) Microsoft
3 52 (62.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (62.65%) VMware
4 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
5 41 (49.40%) MS Excel
6 29 (34.94%) HP
6 29 (34.94%) SAN
7 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (32.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (30.12%) MCSE
11 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
12 23 (27.71%) Change Management
13 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
14 20 (24.10%) MCP
15 18 (21.69%) VMware ESX
16 17 (20.48%) IIS
16 17 (20.48%) Citrix
17 15 (18.07%) SQL
17 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
17 15 (18.07%) vSphere
18 14 (16.87%) Windows 7
18 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
18 14 (16.87%) ITIL
18 14 (16.87%) SLA
18 14 (16.87%) Internet
19 13 (15.66%) Windows XP
19 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (14.46%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.48%) IIS
3 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (10.84%) Lync
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.02%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (49.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) SAN
2 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
3 14 (16.87%) Internet
4 12 (14.46%) DNS
5 11 (13.25%) Firewall
6 10 (12.05%) LAN
6 10 (12.05%) WAN
7 8 (9.64%) DHCP
7 8 (9.64%) VPN
8 6 (7.23%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (7.23%) Network Security
8 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (7.23%) NAS
9 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.20%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Support Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Windows Support Engineer
3 18 (21.69%) Server Engineer
4 17 (20.48%) Consultant
5 16 (19.28%) Server Support
5 16 (19.28%) Server Support Engineer
5 16 (19.28%) Windows Server Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Build Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (7.23%) Security Officer
10 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Firmware
2 6 (7.23%) PKI
3 4 (4.82%) Clustering
4 3 (3.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (62.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (32.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.87%) Windows 7
5 13 (15.66%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.02%) Linux
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Change Management
2 14 (16.87%) ITIL
3 9 (10.84%) Validation
3 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.23%) Project Management
4 6 (7.23%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
5 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.82%) Migration
6 3 (3.61%) WFM
6 3 (3.61%) Change Control
7 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.41%) CRM
8 1 (1.20%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.20%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.20%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.20%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.20%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.20%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) VBScript
2 5 (6.02%) VB
3 2 (2.41%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) Delphi
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (30.12%) MCSE
3 20 (24.10%) MCP
4 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) MCITP
5 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) CCA
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.41%) MCTS
7 2 (2.41%) VCAP
7 2 (2.41%) CCEE
7 2 (2.41%) CCIA
8 1 (1.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.87%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.69%) VMware ESX
4 15 (18.07%) vSphere
5 10 (12.05%) vCloud
6 8 (9.64%) XenServer
7 3 (3.61%) XenApp
8 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCCM
2 9 (10.84%) SCDPM
3 6 (7.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.41%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.20%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.20%) SCSM
5 1 (1.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (87.95%) Microsoft
2 52 (62.65%) VMware
3 29 (34.94%) HP
4 17 (20.48%) Citrix
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco
6 10 (12.05%) IBM
6 10 (12.05%) Riverbed
7 9 (10.84%) Veeam
8 6 (7.23%) McAfee
8 6 (7.23%) Websense
9 5 (6.02%) OPNET
10 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.82%) Dell
11 2 (2.41%) Nortel
11 2 (2.41%) Avaya
11 2 (2.41%) Oracle
11 2 (2.41%) Dialogic
12 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.20%) Juniper
12 1 (1.20%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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