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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.73% 17.58% 8.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.11% 51.61% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 7
Average salary £42,500 £21,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.40% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £17,550 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,350 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
45 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 44.12% 34.07% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 21
Average salary £28,000 £23,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.14% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -4 10 £45,000 +111.76%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 28 (87.50%) Citrix
4 27 (84.38%) VMware
5 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
6 23 (71.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (56.25%) XenApp
8 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (43.75%) DNS
11 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (37.50%) vSphere
13 11 (34.38%) DHCP
13 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (31.25%) Migration
14 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
15 9 (28.13%) HP
16 8 (25.00%) Firewall
17 6 (18.75%) XenServer
18 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
18 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
18 5 (15.63%) Cisco
18 5 (15.63%) SAN
18 5 (15.63%) MCSE
18 5 (15.63%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 30 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 23 (71.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
3 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) DDNS
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCA
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (56.25%) XenApp
3 12 (37.50%) vSphere
4 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (18.75%) XenServer
6 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Citrix
2 27 (84.38%) VMware
3 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.13%) Lotus