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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.82% 1.42% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.26% 7.02% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 12
Average salary £29,900 £26,650 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £21,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,150 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
246 114 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.81% 20.21% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 219 108 121
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £37,250 £45,000
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 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (84.54%) Microsoft
3 70 (72.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (69.07%) VMware
5 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
6 40 (41.24%) HP
7 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
8 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (34.02%) SAN
9 33 (34.02%) MCSE
9 33 (34.02%) Change Management
9 33 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (31.96%) MCP
11 23 (23.71%) Citrix
12 21 (21.65%) MS Exchange
13 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
13 20 (20.62%) vSphere
14 19 (19.59%) TCP/IP
14 19 (19.59%) VMware ESX
15 18 (18.56%) SLA
15 18 (18.56%) IIS
15 18 (18.56%) SQL
15 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
16 17 (17.53%) ITIL
17 16 (16.49%) Internet
17 16 (16.49%) IBM
17 16 (16.49%) Windows 7
18 15 (15.46%) Lync
18 15 (15.46%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (21.65%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.56%) IIS
3 15 (15.46%) Lync
4 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.02%) SAN
2 19 (19.59%) TCP/IP
3 16 (16.49%) Internet
4 15 (15.46%) DNS
5 12 (12.37%) DHCP
6 6 (6.19%) LAN
6 6 (6.19%) WAN
7 5 (5.15%) NAS
8 3 (3.09%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.09%) Firewall
9 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.06%) Wireless
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (5.15%) DTS
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.03%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.03%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) French Language
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Support Engineer
2 28 (28.87%) Windows Support Engineer
3 21 (21.65%) Server Engineer
4 20 (20.62%) Windows Server Engineer
5 18 (18.56%) Server Support
5 18 (18.56%) Server Support Engineer
6 17 (17.53%) Consultant
7 14 (14.43%) Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Build Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Service Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 7 (7.22%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) IT Support
12 5 (5.15%) DBA
12 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) SQL DBA
13 4 (4.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) Web Services
2 3 (3.09%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Firmware
2 5 (5.15%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Social Media
4 2 (2.06%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (72.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (16.49%) Windows 7
5 15 (15.46%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.34%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (5.15%) Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.03%) UNIX
8 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Change Management
2 17 (17.53%) ITIL
3 12 (12.37%) Validation
3 12 (12.37%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.15%) ERP
5 5 (5.15%) WFM
6 4 (4.12%) Migration
7 3 (3.09%) Change Control
8 2 (2.06%) Data Management
8 2 (2.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.03%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.03%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (1.03%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.03%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.56%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.09%) VBScript
3 3 (3.09%) VB
4 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (34.02%) MCSE
3 31 (31.96%) MCP
4 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
5 12 (12.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.06%) MCITP
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.06%) CCA
8 2 (2.06%) CCNA
8 2 (2.06%) CCEE
8 2 (2.06%) VCAP
8 2 (2.06%) NCDA
8 2 (2.06%) NCIE
8 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) VCDX
9 1 (1.03%) VTSP
9 1 (1.03%) CCAA
9 1 (1.03%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 33 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (20.62%) vSphere
4 19 (19.59%) VMware ESX
5 10 (10.31%) XenServer
5 10 (10.31%) vCloud
6 6 (6.19%) XenApp
7 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) SCCM
1 11 (11.34%) SCOM
2 9 (9.28%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.06%) OPNET
4 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.03%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.03%) Legato
Vendors
1 82 (84.54%) Microsoft
2 67 (69.07%) VMware
3 40 (41.24%) HP
4 23 (23.71%) Citrix
5 16 (16.49%) IBM
6 13 (13.40%) Riverbed
7 10 (10.31%) Cisco
7 10 (10.31%) Veeam
8 6 (6.19%) NetApp
9 5 (5.15%) Dell
10 4 (4.12%) EMC
11 3 (3.09%) Symantec
11 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.06%) Nortel
12 2 (2.06%) Avaya
12 2 (2.06%) Dialogic
13 1 (1.03%) NETGEAR
13 1 (1.03%) Juniper
13 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.03%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
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