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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.43% 4.08% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.04% 13.85% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 19
Average salary £33,250 £26,650 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.76% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £21,700 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £47,500
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
216 130 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.50% 29.48% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 182 115 176
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
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 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (84.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (76.56%) Microsoft
4 45 (70.31%) VMware
5 24 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 23 (35.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
6 23 (35.94%) MCP
6 23 (35.94%) MCSE
6 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
6 23 (35.94%) Change Management
7 22 (34.38%) HP
7 22 (34.38%) Citrix
8 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
10 18 (28.13%) DNS
10 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
12 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (23.44%) SAN
13 14 (21.88%) ITIL
13 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
14 13 (20.31%) DHCP
14 13 (20.31%) IBM
15 12 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (17.19%) Cisco
17 10 (15.63%) SLA
17 10 (15.63%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (15.63%) Lync
5 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (14.06%) IIS
6 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
1 18 (28.13%) DNS
2 15 (23.44%) SAN
3 13 (20.31%) DHCP
4 8 (12.50%) Internet
5 7 (10.94%) LAN
5 7 (10.94%) WAN
6 5 (7.81%) Firewall
7 3 (4.69%) Wireless
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.13%) IPv4
9 1 (1.56%) SSH
9 1 (1.56%) VLAN
9 1 (1.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.81%) DTS
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) QlikView
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Back Office
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Support Engineer
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 16 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 15 (23.44%) Server Support
4 15 (23.44%) Server Support Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) DBA
7 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) FlexPod
2 2 (3.13%) CLARiiON
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (84.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.81%) UNIX
7 5 (7.81%) Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 23 (35.94%) Change Management
3 14 (21.88%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) ERP
4 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Data Management
4 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.25%) Validation
6 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 2 (3.13%) Process Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.56%) WFM
8 1 (1.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.13%) VBScript
3 2 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) MCP
1 23 (35.94%) MCSE
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (7.81%) NCDA
3 5 (7.81%) NCIE
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.69%) VCAP
5 3 (4.69%) VTSP
5 3 (4.69%) VCDX
6 2 (3.13%) CCNA
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCEE
7 1 (1.56%) CCAA
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) vSphere
4 9 (14.06%) XenApp
5 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 5 (7.81%) XenServer
7 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCOM
2 7 (10.94%) SCCM
3 3 (4.69%) Legato
4 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (76.56%) Microsoft
2 45 (70.31%) VMware
3 22 (34.38%) HP
3 22 (34.38%) Citrix
4 13 (20.31%) IBM
5 11 (17.19%) Cisco
6 10 (15.63%) NetApp
7 8 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 8 (12.50%) Dell
8 5 (7.81%) EMC
9 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 4 (6.25%) Symantec
10 3 (4.69%) CommVault
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.56%) Veeam