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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.39% 8.13% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.07% 34.48% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 3
Average salary £30,750 £20,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.85% -37.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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
71 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 38.59% 23.58% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 51 16 27
Average salary £30,500 £20,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 January 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 January 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 +11 25 £31,000 +55.00% 1
Shrewsbury -2 1 £18,500 -15.81%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (83.33%) Citrix
3 34 (70.83%) VMware
4 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 29 (60.42%) DNS
6 26 (54.17%) MS Exchange
6 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (47.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (39.58%) Firewall
8 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
9 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
9 17 (35.42%) SAN
10 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (31.25%) Linux
11 15 (31.25%) VPN
12 14 (29.17%) DHCP
12 14 (29.17%) HP
13 13 (27.08%) DDNS
13 13 (27.08%) Cisco
13 13 (27.08%) NAS
14 12 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (22.92%) MCSE
15 11 (22.92%) SQL
16 10 (20.83%) Brocade
17 9 (18.75%) XenApp
17 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
17 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (16.67%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (16.67%) Apache
5 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (8.33%) IIS
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) DNS
2 19 (39.58%) Firewall
2 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
3 17 (35.42%) SAN
4 15 (31.25%) VPN
5 14 (29.17%) DHCP
6 13 (27.08%) DDNS
6 13 (27.08%) NAS
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 6 (12.50%) VLAN
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.33%) IPv4
9 4 (8.33%) IPv6
9 4 (8.33%) LAN
10 3 (6.25%) WAN
11 2 (4.17%) VoIP
12 1 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Network Support
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
1 4 (8.33%) SOAP
1 4 (8.33%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.17%) Windows NT
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Network Design
2 4 (8.33%) Web Development
3 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) VB
2 4 (8.33%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (22.92%) MCSE
4 8 (16.67%) CCA
4 8 (16.67%) MCSA
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.50%) CCNA
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) CCNP
8 1 (2.08%) MCTS
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) XenApp
2 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.58%) vSphere
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Citrix
2 34 (70.83%) VMware
3 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.17%) HP
5 13 (27.08%) Cisco
6 10 (20.83%) Brocade
7 7 (14.58%) Mitel
8 6 (12.50%) SonicWALL
9 4 (8.33%) 3PAR
9 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.33%) Progress
9 4 (8.33%) NetApp
10 3 (6.25%) Avaya
10 3 (6.25%) Juniper
11 2 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago