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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 65 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.87% 9.10% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 29.95% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 57 18
Average salary £33,250 £31,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.25% -13.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,500 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -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
154 217 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.08% 30.39% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 133 183 104
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £75,000 £42,500
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 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
3 43 (70.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (54.10%) VMware
5 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
6 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (47.54%) MS Office
8 28 (45.90%) SLA
9 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
10 24 (39.34%) Citrix
11 23 (37.70%) MS Exchange
12 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (34.43%) ITIL
13 21 (34.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
14 17 (27.87%) MCSA
14 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
15 15 (24.59%) Windows 8
15 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (22.95%) Change Management
17 12 (19.67%) SAN
18 11 (18.03%) SQL
19 10 (16.39%) Wi-Fi
19 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
19 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
19 10 (16.39%) UNIX
20 9 (14.75%) Linux
20 9 (14.75%) MCSE
20 9 (14.75%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (37.70%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (11.48%) IIS
5 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.56%) Lync
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (47.54%) MS Office
2 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.64%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.67%) SAN
3 10 (16.39%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (13.11%) DNS
4 8 (13.11%) Firewall
5 7 (11.48%) VPN
5 7 (11.48%) LAN
5 7 (11.48%) WAN
6 6 (9.84%) NAS
7 4 (6.56%) DHCP
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.28%) PABX
9 2 (3.28%) Wireless
9 2 (3.28%) Internet
10 1 (1.64%) MPLS
10 1 (1.64%) PBX
10 1 (1.64%) IPsec
10 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Server Engineer
1 16 (26.23%) Windows Server Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Server Support
4 11 (18.03%) Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Service Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) WAP
4 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) CCTV
3 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (70.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
5 15 (24.59%) Windows 8
6 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
6 10 (16.39%) UNIX
7 9 (14.75%) Linux
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.28%) Solaris
9 2 (3.28%) SUSE
9 2 (3.28%) Debian
9 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Change Management
3 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
4 7 (11.48%) Change Control
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.92%) ISMS
6 2 (3.28%) Line Management
6 2 (3.28%) CRM
7 1 (1.64%) Process Management
7 1 (1.64%) Migration
7 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) VBScript
2 3 (4.92%) VB
2 3 (4.92%) Python
2 3 (4.92%) Uniface
2 3 (4.92%) C++
2 3 (4.92%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) PHP
3 2 (3.28%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (27.87%) MCSA
3 9 (14.75%) MCSE
4 7 (11.48%) MCP
4 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) CCENT
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) XenApp
4 8 (13.11%) VMware ESX
4 8 (13.11%) vSphere
5 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.20%) vCloud
7 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.64%) XenServer
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (9.84%) Opsview
2 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.92%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (54.10%) VMware
3 24 (39.34%) Citrix
4 8 (13.11%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) Symantec
5 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 6 (9.84%) IBM
6 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.84%) Kaspersky
7 5 (8.20%) CommVault
8 3 (4.92%) Northgate
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco
9 2 (3.28%) EMC
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.64%) Civica
10 1 (1.64%) CA
10 1 (1.64%) Adobe
10 1 (1.64%) Veeam
10 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
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