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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 23 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.49% 3.47% 8.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.40% 14.20% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 45
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 £20,950 £22,665 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
212 162 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.86% 24.43% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 175 144 154
Average salary £35,000 £32,200 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £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 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (60.94%) VMware
5 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
7 30 (46.88%) MS Exchange
7 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
8 28 (43.75%) Citrix
9 26 (40.63%) MS Office
10 24 (37.50%) SLA
11 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (32.81%) ITIL
13 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
13 19 (29.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (25.00%) Change Management
14 16 (25.00%) SAN
15 15 (23.44%) DNS
15 15 (23.44%) MCSE
15 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 12 (18.75%) XenApp
18 11 (17.19%) SQL
18 11 (17.19%) MCSA
19 10 (15.63%) NetApp
19 10 (15.63%) UNIX
19 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
20 9 (14.06%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 19 (29.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (12.50%) Lync
6 5 (7.81%) IIS
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 26 (40.63%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.00%) SAN
3 15 (23.44%) DNS
4 9 (14.06%) Firewall
5 8 (12.50%) LAN
5 8 (12.50%) WAN
6 6 (9.38%) DHCP
6 6 (9.38%) VPN
6 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.81%) NAS
8 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.69%) Internet
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.13%) Wireless
9 2 (3.13%) IPv4
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.56%) FTP
10 1 (1.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Support Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Server Support
5 10 (15.63%) Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Service Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) IT Support
10 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) LINQ
3 2 (3.13%) WAP
4 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) CCTV
3 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.63%) UNIX
5 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
5 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.94%) Linux
7 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Change Management
3 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
4 6 (9.38%) Change Control
5 5 (7.81%) CRM
6 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.69%) ISMS
7 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.69%) Data Management
7 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.13%) Process Management
8 2 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (1.56%) Network Design
9 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) VBScript
2 2 (3.13%) VB
2 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (23.44%) MCSE
3 11 (17.19%) MCSA
4 8 (12.50%) MCP
5 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) NCDA
6 3 (4.69%) NCIE
7 2 (3.13%) VCAP
7 2 (3.13%) VTSP
7 2 (3.13%) VCDX
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.56%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) CCENT
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CCNA
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.75%) XenApp
4 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.94%) vSphere
5 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.25%) XenServer
7 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.56%) Firmware
8 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
1 8 (12.50%) SCOM
2 5 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (7.81%) Opsview
3 4 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.69%) WSUS
5 2 (3.13%) Legato
6 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 52 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 39 (60.94%) VMware
3 28 (43.75%) Citrix
4 10 (15.63%) NetApp
5 8 (12.50%) Symantec
5 8 (12.50%) HP
5 8 (12.50%) Cisco
6 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.94%) CommVault
7 5 (7.81%) Kaspersky
8 4 (6.25%) IBM
8 4 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (4.69%) EMC
9 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.56%) CA
10 1 (1.56%) Adobe
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.56%) Civica
10 1 (1.56%) Primavera
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