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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.03% 4.71% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.34% 19.05% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 30
Average salary £30,000 £29,900 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.33% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,200 £24,135
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
189 168 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.29% 24.71% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 151 144 107
Average salary £35,000 £29,900 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.05% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 39 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 34 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (56.67%) VMware
5 30 (50.00%) MS Office
6 29 (48.33%) MS Excel
7 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
8 27 (45.00%) SLA
9 25 (41.67%) Citrix
10 22 (36.67%) ITIL
11 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
14 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (25.00%) MCSA
17 14 (23.33%) SAN
17 14 (23.33%) DNS
18 13 (21.67%) Change Management
19 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 12 (20.00%) XenApp
20 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
21 10 (16.67%) MCSE
21 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
22 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
22 9 (15.00%) NetApp
22 9 (15.00%) UNIX
22 9 (15.00%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.00%) Lync
6 4 (6.67%) IIS
7 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (50.00%) MS Office
2 29 (48.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (23.33%) DNS
2 14 (23.33%) SAN
3 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) LAN
4 8 (13.33%) WAN
5 7 (11.67%) VPN
6 6 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) NAS
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.33%) Internet
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) IPsec
9 1 (1.67%) SSH
9 1 (1.67%) VLAN
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.67%) MPLS
9 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (21.67%) Server Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Server Support
4 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) WAP
2 2 (3.33%) LINQ
3 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) CCTV
3 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (15.00%) UNIX
5 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (11.67%) Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Change Management
3 7 (11.67%) Change Control
3 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.67%) CRM
5 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.00%) ISMS
6 2 (3.33%) Data Management
6 2 (3.33%) Process Management
6 2 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (1.67%) Network Design
7 1 (1.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) VBScript
2 2 (3.33%) VB
2 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.00%) MCSA
3 10 (16.67%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) MCP
4 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) CCENT
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) VCDX
6 1 (1.67%) VCP4
6 1 (1.67%) NCDA
6 1 (1.67%) NCIE
6 1 (1.67%) VCAP
6 1 (1.67%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.00%) XenApp
4 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.33%) vSphere
6 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.00%) XenServer
8 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.67%) Firmware
9 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) SCOM
2 6 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.00%) Opsview
3 4 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.67%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.67%) Legato
5 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (56.67%) VMware
3 25 (41.67%) Citrix
4 9 (15.00%) NetApp
5 8 (13.33%) Symantec
6 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.00%) CommVault
7 6 (10.00%) HP
7 6 (10.00%) Kaspersky
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco
9 3 (5.00%) IBM
9 3 (5.00%) EMC
10 2 (3.33%) Dell
11 1 (1.67%) CA
11 1 (1.67%) Adobe
11 1 (1.67%) Primavera
11 1 (1.67%) SolidWorks
11 1 (1.67%) Civica
11 1 (1.67%) Veeam
11 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
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