The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 15 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.96% 3.57% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.05% 8.89% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 13
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,200 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £36,100 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.21% 40.18% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 40
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £60,000 £40,000
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 Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Shropshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +16 25 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 49 (84.48%) Citrix
3 39 (67.24%) Active Directory
3 39 (67.24%) VMware
4 38 (65.52%) DNS
4 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
5 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (53.45%) MS Exchange
8 28 (48.28%) TCP/IP
9 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (41.38%) Firewall
11 23 (39.66%) DHCP
12 20 (34.48%) SAN
13 19 (32.76%) VPN
13 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (29.31%) Linux
14 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
14 17 (29.31%) Cisco
15 16 (27.59%) NAS
16 15 (25.86%) HP
16 15 (25.86%) DDNS
17 14 (24.14%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
18 13 (22.41%) Brocade
19 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
19 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (18.97%) ITIL
21 10 (17.24%) SQL
21 10 (17.24%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 31 (53.45%) MS Exchange
2 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.24%) Apache
4 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (10.34%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (65.52%) DNS
2 28 (48.28%) TCP/IP
3 24 (41.38%) Firewall
4 23 (39.66%) DHCP
5 20 (34.48%) SAN
6 19 (32.76%) VPN
7 16 (27.59%) NAS
8 15 (25.86%) DDNS
9 10 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (17.24%) IP Telephony
10 8 (13.79%) VLAN
11 7 (12.07%) LAN
12 6 (10.34%) IPv4
12 6 (10.34%) IPv6
12 6 (10.34%) WAN
12 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (3.45%) VoIP
14 1 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 4 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Support Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Support
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Network Support
8 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) SOAP
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
1 3 (5.17%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (29.31%) Linux
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) Network Design
3 3 (5.17%) Migration
3 3 (5.17%) Web Development
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.45%) IT Governance
4 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) VB
3 3 (5.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (24.14%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (17.24%) MCSE
3 10 (17.24%) MCSA
4 9 (15.52%) CCA
5 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.79%) CCNA
6 6 (10.34%) Degree
7 3 (5.17%) MCITP
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.52%) XenApp
3 9 (15.52%) vSphere
4 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (12.07%) Terminal Services
6 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.45%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Nagios
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Citrix
2 39 (67.24%) VMware
3 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) Cisco
5 15 (25.86%) HP
6 13 (22.41%) Brocade
7 7 (12.07%) SonicWALL
8 6 (10.34%) 3PAR
8 6 (10.34%) Mitel
9 4 (6.90%) NetApp
9 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.17%) Progress
10 3 (5.17%) Avaya
10 3 (5.17%) Juniper
11 2 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.72%) Lotus
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