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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.49% 1.67% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.95% 7.69% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 18
Average salary £32,500 £26,650 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £30,750 £44,000
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
257 117 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.40% 21.71% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 216 109 140
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (82.42%) Microsoft
3 67 (73.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (67.03%) VMware
5 40 (43.96%) HP
6 37 (40.66%) Active Directory
7 32 (35.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (34.07%) MCSE
8 31 (34.07%) MS Excel
9 30 (32.97%) Change Management
10 29 (31.87%) MCP
10 29 (31.87%) SAN
11 27 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (25.27%) Citrix
13 20 (21.98%) MS Exchange
14 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
14 19 (20.88%) SQL
15 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
15 18 (19.78%) ITIL
16 17 (18.68%) vSphere
16 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
17 16 (17.58%) IBM
18 15 (16.48%) SLA
18 15 (16.48%) DNS
18 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
18 15 (16.48%) Lync
19 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
19 14 (15.38%) Windows XP
19 14 (15.38%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (21.98%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.48%) Lync
3 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (15.38%) IIS
4 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (34.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) SAN
2 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.48%) DNS
4 13 (14.29%) Internet
5 11 (12.09%) DHCP
6 5 (5.49%) LAN
6 5 (5.49%) WAN
7 3 (3.30%) Firewall
7 3 (3.30%) Wireless
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.30%) NAS
7 3 (3.30%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.10%) IPv4
9 1 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.49%) DTS
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MSI
1 1 (1.10%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.10%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) French Language
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Support Engineer
2 26 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
3 20 (21.98%) Server Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 17 (18.68%) Server Support Engineer
5 17 (18.68%) Server Support
6 15 (16.48%) Analyst
7 14 (15.38%) Consultant
8 9 (9.89%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (9.89%) Service Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) Build Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
12 5 (5.49%) DBA
12 5 (5.49%) SQL DBA
12 5 (5.49%) IT Support
13 4 (4.40%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.20%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Firmware
2 4 (4.40%) Clustering
3 3 (3.30%) Social Media
3 3 (3.30%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.20%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (73.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 13 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.40%) Linux
8 3 (3.30%) UNIX
9 1 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Change Management
2 18 (19.78%) ITIL
3 12 (13.19%) Validation
3 12 (13.19%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.49%) WFM
5 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.49%) ERP
5 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.40%) Migration
6 4 (4.40%) Data Management
7 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.20%) Change Control
8 1 (1.10%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.10%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.10%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.10%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.10%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.10%) Process Management
8 1 (1.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.20%) VBScript
3 2 (2.20%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (34.07%) MCSE
3 29 (31.87%) MCP
4 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.49%) NCDA
7 5 (5.49%) NCIE
8 4 (4.40%) VCAP
9 3 (3.30%) VTSP
9 3 (3.30%) VCDX
9 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.20%) CCNA
10 2 (2.20%) CCA
10 2 (2.20%) MCITP
10 2 (2.20%) CCEE
11 1 (1.10%) CCAA
11 1 (1.10%) CCIA
11 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (40.66%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.68%) vSphere
4 13 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.09%) XenServer
6 7 (7.69%) XenApp
7 5 (5.49%) vCloud
8 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) SCOM
2 9 (9.89%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.30%) Legato
4 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.10%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 75 (82.42%) Microsoft
2 61 (67.03%) VMware
3 40 (43.96%) HP
4 23 (25.27%) Citrix
5 16 (17.58%) IBM
6 12 (13.19%) Cisco
7 11 (12.09%) Riverbed
8 9 (9.89%) Veeam
8 9 (9.89%) NetApp
9 6 (6.59%) Dell
10 4 (4.40%) EMC
10 4 (4.40%) Symantec
11 3 (3.30%) CommVault
11 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.20%) Dialogic
12 2 (2.20%) Nortel
12 2 (2.20%) Avaya
13 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
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