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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.11% 2.32% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.97% 9.40% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 21
Average salary £34,000 £26,650 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.57% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £26,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £39,500 £42,500
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
238 117 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.99% 24.63% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 196 108 143
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (81.71%) Microsoft
3 61 (74.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (68.29%) VMware
5 34 (41.46%) HP
6 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
7 30 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (36.59%) MCSE
8 29 (35.37%) MS Excel
8 29 (35.37%) Change Management
8 29 (35.37%) Mentoring
9 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (34.15%) MCP
10 24 (29.27%) SAN
10 24 (29.27%) Citrix
11 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (25.61%) MS Exchange
13 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
14 17 (20.73%) DNS
14 17 (20.73%) ITIL
15 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
15 16 (19.51%) SQL
15 16 (19.51%) IBM
15 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
16 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (17.07%) Lync
16 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (15.85%) SLA
17 13 (15.85%) vSphere
17 13 (15.85%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (25.61%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (17.07%) Lync
2 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (12.20%) IIS
5 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (35.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) SAN
2 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
3 17 (20.73%) DNS
4 11 (13.41%) Internet
4 11 (13.41%) DHCP
5 5 (6.10%) LAN
5 5 (6.10%) WAN
6 4 (4.88%) Firewall
7 3 (3.66%) Wireless
7 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.44%) NAS
8 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.22%) IPv4
9 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.10%) DTS
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
1 1 (1.22%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) French Language
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Support Engineer
2 25 (30.49%) Windows Support Engineer
3 20 (24.39%) Server Engineer
3 20 (24.39%) Windows Server Engineer
4 18 (21.95%) Server Support
4 18 (21.95%) Server Support Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Analyst
6 11 (13.41%) Consultant
7 8 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Build Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) SQL DBA
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) DBA
11 4 (4.88%) IT Support
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Web Services
2 3 (3.66%) LINQ
3 2 (2.44%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Firmware
2 3 (3.66%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (74.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.20%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.10%) UNIX
8 4 (4.88%) Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Change Management
1 29 (35.37%) Mentoring
2 17 (20.73%) ITIL
3 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
3 8 (9.76%) Validation
4 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.10%) Data Management
4 5 (6.10%) ERP
4 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.88%) Migration
6 3 (3.66%) WFM
6 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.66%) CRM
7 2 (2.44%) Process Management
8 1 (1.22%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.22%) Network Design
8 1 (1.22%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.22%) Change Control
8 1 (1.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) VBScript
3 1 (1.22%) VB
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 30 (36.59%) MCSE
2 28 (34.15%) MCP
3 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.10%) NCDA
6 5 (6.10%) NCIE
7 4 (4.88%) VCAP
8 3 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.66%) VCDX
8 3 (3.66%) VTSP
9 2 (2.44%) CCEE
9 2 (2.44%) CCNA
9 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.44%) CCA
9 2 (2.44%) MCITP
10 1 (1.22%) MCTS
10 1 (1.22%) CCAA
10 1 (1.22%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.85%) vSphere
4 11 (13.41%) XenServer
5 9 (10.98%) XenApp
6 8 (9.76%) VMware ESX
7 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.44%) vCloud
8 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) SCOM
2 8 (9.76%) SCCM
3 7 (8.54%) SCDPM
4 3 (3.66%) Legato
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.22%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 67 (81.71%) Microsoft
2 56 (68.29%) VMware
3 34 (41.46%) HP
4 24 (29.27%) Citrix
5 16 (19.51%) IBM
6 12 (14.63%) Cisco
7 10 (12.20%) Riverbed
8 9 (10.98%) NetApp
9 7 (8.54%) Veeam
10 6 (7.32%) Dell
11 4 (4.88%) Symantec
11 4 (4.88%) EMC
12 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.66%) CommVault
13 2 (2.44%) Dialogic
13 2 (2.44%) Avaya
13 2 (2.44%) Nortel
14 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
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