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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.47% 5.40% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.11% 16.19% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 9
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £26,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £27,025 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £57,500 £29,500
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
183 247 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.48% 33.33% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 166 204 109
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (59.18%) VMware
4 29 (59.18%) MS Excel
5 27 (55.10%) Windows 7
6 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
7 24 (48.98%) Citrix
7 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (42.86%) Windows 8
9 19 (38.78%) vSphere
9 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (38.78%) VMware ESX
9 19 (38.78%) IIS
10 18 (36.73%) vCloud
11 13 (26.53%) SQL
12 12 (24.49%) Linux
12 12 (24.49%) UNIX
13 11 (22.45%) Windows XP
13 11 (22.45%) Terminal Services
14 10 (20.41%) PowerBuilder
14 10 (20.41%) Uniface
14 10 (20.41%) Firewall
14 10 (20.41%) Finance
14 10 (20.41%) Python
14 10 (20.41%) CSS
14 10 (20.41%) C++
14 10 (20.41%) HTML
14 10 (20.41%) Java
14 10 (20.41%) VBScript

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (38.78%) IIS
2 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (59.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) LAN
2 9 (18.37%) WAN
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
5 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) PABX
7 1 (2.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Consultant
3 11 (22.45%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (18.37%) Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.24%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Business Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Server Support
6 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.16%) Junior
7 4 (8.16%) Junior Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Product Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Junior Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
1 10 (20.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (55.10%) Windows 7
4 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (42.86%) Windows 8
6 12 (24.49%) UNIX
6 12 (24.49%) Linux
7 11 (22.45%) Windows XP
8 9 (18.37%) Solaris
8 9 (18.37%) SUSE
8 9 (18.37%) Debian
8 9 (18.37%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.12%) Change Management
5 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.04%) Line Management
6 1 (2.04%) ITSM
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) C++
2 10 (20.41%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) VBScript
2 10 (20.41%) VB
2 10 (20.41%) Python
2 10 (20.41%) Uniface
3 9 (18.37%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.24%) C
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSA
3 4 (8.16%) MCP
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.04%) MCTS
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware ESX
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (38.78%) vSphere
3 18 (36.73%) vCloud
4 11 (22.45%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) XenApp
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (59.18%) VMware
3 24 (48.98%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) Oracle
4 10 (20.41%) Northgate
5 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.29%) HP
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco
8 3 (6.12%) IBM
8 3 (6.12%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) Symantec
9 2 (4.08%) Websense
10 1 (2.04%) Remedy
10 1 (2.04%) Apple
10 1 (2.04%) Bomgar
10 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.04%) Peregrine
10 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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