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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 27 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.43% 6.38% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.97% 18.96% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 8
Average salary £39,000 £29,900 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +6.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £58,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
179 211 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.59% 33.65% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 164 197 118
Average salary £39,000 £33,350 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.94% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £100,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 29 June 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
3 33 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
4 27 (52.94%) VMware
5 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
7 22 (43.14%) Windows 7
8 20 (39.22%) Windows 8
9 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (35.29%) MS Office
11 17 (33.33%) SLA
11 17 (33.33%) Citrix
12 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
13 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (23.53%) IIS
13 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (21.57%) UNIX
14 11 (21.57%) Linux
14 11 (21.57%) MCSA
14 11 (21.57%) ITIL
14 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
15 10 (19.61%) SQL
15 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
15 10 (19.61%) VMware ESX
15 10 (19.61%) vSphere
15 10 (19.61%) vCloud
16 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (15.69%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) IIS
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (35.29%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (15.69%) SAN
4 7 (13.73%) LAN
4 7 (13.73%) WAN
5 6 (11.76%) Firewall
6 4 (7.84%) NAS
6 4 (7.84%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) DNS
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) PABX
9 1 (1.96%) MPLS
9 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Server Engineer
1 15 (29.41%) Windows Server Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Server Support
4 9 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Consultant
7 6 (11.76%) Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Technical Support
9 4 (7.84%) Product Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) HTML
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
1 7 (13.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (43.14%) Windows 7
5 20 (39.22%) Windows 8
6 11 (21.57%) UNIX
6 11 (21.57%) Linux
7 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
8 6 (11.76%) Solaris
8 6 (11.76%) SUSE
8 6 (11.76%) Debian
8 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
3 7 (13.73%) Change Management
3 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Change Control
5 2 (3.92%) Line Management
5 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) ISMS
6 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.96%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) C++
2 7 (13.73%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) VBScript
2 7 (13.73%) VB
2 7 (13.73%) Python
2 7 (13.73%) Uniface
3 6 (11.76%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) MCSA
3 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (11.76%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.61%) vSphere
3 10 (19.61%) vCloud
3 10 (19.61%) VMware ESX
4 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
5 5 (9.80%) XenApp
6 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.96%) XenServer
7 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.96%) Firmware
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (7.84%) Opsview
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle
5 7 (13.73%) Northgate
6 6 (11.76%) IBM
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.80%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (7.84%) Kaspersky
8 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.84%) NetApp
9 1 (1.96%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) Websense
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago