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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 53 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.50% 7.35% 7.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.43% 26.77% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 25
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 £21,900 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
- -4.97%
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
175 198 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.70% 27.46% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 140 164 93
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £42,750 £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 26 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 41 (70.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (55.17%) VMware
5 30 (51.72%) MS Office
6 27 (46.55%) MS Excel
7 26 (44.83%) SLA
8 25 (43.10%) MS Exchange
9 23 (39.66%) Citrix
10 20 (34.48%) ITIL
10 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
12 16 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (25.86%) MCSA
13 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (22.41%) SAN
14 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
15 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
15 12 (20.69%) Change Management
16 11 (18.97%) DNS
16 11 (18.97%) Windows 8
17 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
17 10 (17.24%) XenApp
18 9 (15.52%) SQL
18 9 (15.52%) MCSE
18 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (43.10%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) IIS
5 5 (8.62%) Lync
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (51.72%) MS Office
2 27 (46.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 13 (22.41%) SAN
3 11 (18.97%) DNS
4 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (13.79%) Firewall
5 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 7 (12.07%) VPN
7 6 (10.34%) NAS
8 5 (8.62%) DHCP
9 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.45%) Wireless
11 1 (1.72%) IPsec
11 1 (1.72%) SSH
11 1 (1.72%) VLAN
11 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.72%) Internet
11 1 (1.72%) MPLS
11 1 (1.72%) FTP
11 1 (1.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Server Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (17.24%) Server Support
5 9 (15.52%) Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Service Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Support
9 4 (6.90%) IT Manager
9 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (6.90%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) WAP
3 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) CCTV
3 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (70.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.97%) Windows 8
6 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
7 8 (13.79%) UNIX
7 8 (13.79%) Linux
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) Change Control
4 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.17%) ISMS
5 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.45%) Migration
6 2 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (1.72%) Process Management
7 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VBScript
2 3 (5.17%) VB
3 2 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.86%) MCSA
3 9 (15.52%) MCSE
4 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) MCP
6 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.72%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) Degree
7 1 (1.72%) CCENT
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) CCNA
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (44.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.24%) XenApp
4 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.34%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) vCloud
5 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.34%) Opsview
3 5 (8.62%) SCOM
4 4 (6.90%) SCVMM
5 3 (5.17%) WSUS
6 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 32 (55.17%) VMware
3 23 (39.66%) Citrix
4 8 (13.79%) NetApp
5 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.07%) Symantec
5 7 (12.07%) HP
6 6 (10.34%) Kaspersky
7 5 (8.62%) CommVault
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco
8 4 (6.90%) IBM
9 3 (5.17%) EMC
10 2 (3.45%) Dell
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle
11 1 (1.72%) Adobe
11 1 (1.72%) Primavera
11 1 (1.72%) SolidWorks
11 1 (1.72%) CA
11 1 (1.72%) Northgate
11 1 (1.72%) Civica
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