The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.92% 16.90% 9.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 51.06% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 16
Average salary £35,000 £24,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.32% -25.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £17,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.65% 33.10% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 37
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 0 21 £35,000 +84.21% 4
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (80.00%) Citrix
3 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (80.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (64.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (52.00%) XenApp
6 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (48.00%) DNS
8 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (40.00%) Migration
9 10 (40.00%) DHCP
10 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (36.00%) vSphere
10 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (28.00%) XenServer
13 6 (24.00%) HP
13 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (20.00%) Cisco
14 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (16.00%) Firewall
15 4 (16.00%) SAN
16 3 (12.00%) NetApp
16 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (68.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (64.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 10 (40.00%) DHCP
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) DDNS
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) CCA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) XenApp
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) vSphere
3 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (28.00%) XenServer
5 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Citrix
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.00%) Lotus
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Posted: 4 days ago
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