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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.95% 12.20% 8.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.03% 24.19% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 10
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +35.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £24,600 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £37,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
74 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 36.82% 50.41% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 30
Average salary £27,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £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 29 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 29 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 +4 20 £26,000 -25.71%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Citrix
3 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 39 (69.64%) VMware
5 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
6 37 (66.07%) DNS
7 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (55.36%) MS Exchange
10 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
11 25 (44.64%) Firewall
12 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (39.29%) DHCP
14 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (33.93%) VPN
15 19 (33.93%) SAN
16 17 (30.36%) Linux
16 17 (30.36%) NAS
16 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
17 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
17 16 (28.57%) Cisco
18 15 (26.79%) ITIL
18 15 (26.79%) DDNS
19 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
20 12 (21.43%) Brocade
20 12 (21.43%) MS Office
20 12 (21.43%) HP
20 12 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
20 12 (21.43%) Clustering
21 10 (17.86%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (55.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.07%) Apache
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.71%) IIS
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (66.07%) DNS
2 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 25 (44.64%) Firewall
4 22 (39.29%) DHCP
5 19 (33.93%) VPN
5 19 (33.93%) SAN
6 17 (30.36%) NAS
7 15 (26.79%) DDNS
8 10 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (17.86%) IP Telephony
9 8 (14.29%) LAN
9 8 (14.29%) VLAN
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.50%) IPv4
10 7 (12.50%) IPv6
10 7 (12.50%) WAN
11 1 (1.79%) SNMP
11 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (10.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 5 (8.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Support
8 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (30.36%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (7.14%) Server Building
4 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) IT Governance
5 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (17.86%) MCSE
3 10 (17.86%) MCSA
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.29%) CCNA
5 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) CCA
6 5 (8.93%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.57%) CCNP
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.86%) XenApp
4 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 7 (12.50%) vSphere
7 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.57%) DFS Replication
9 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Nagios
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (89.29%) Citrix
2 39 (69.64%) VMware
3 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) Cisco
5 12 (21.43%) Brocade
5 12 (21.43%) HP
6 7 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.36%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.57%) NetApp
9 2 (3.57%) Avaya
9 2 (3.57%) Juniper
9 2 (3.57%) Mitel
10 1 (1.79%) Lotus
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