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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.88% 17.31% 20.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 36.00% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 12
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +116.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £24,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £31,350
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
42 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.28% 48.08% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 26
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -15 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
4 20 (74.07%) Citrix
5 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (62.96%) DNS
6 17 (62.96%) MS Exchange
6 17 (62.96%) TCP/IP
6 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (59.26%) DHCP
8 15 (55.56%) ITIL
9 13 (48.15%) MS Office
9 13 (48.15%) Firewall
10 12 (44.44%) VMware
11 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (29.63%) Linux
13 8 (29.63%) MCSE
13 8 (29.63%) VPN
13 8 (29.63%) XenApp
14 7 (25.93%) NAS
14 7 (25.93%) MCSA
14 7 (25.93%) SAN
15 6 (22.22%) Legal
15 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 6 (22.22%) MCITP
16 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (18.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (18.52%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (62.96%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) TCP/IP
1 17 (62.96%) DNS
2 16 (59.26%) DHCP
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) VPN
5 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 7 (25.93%) NAS
6 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.70%) DDNS
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) IPv4
8 1 (3.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 6 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Vista
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (29.63%) MCSE
3 7 (25.93%) MCSA
4 6 (22.22%) MCITP
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.11%) CCA
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) CCNA
8 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) XenApp
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) Citrix
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Brocade
6 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.70%) 3PAR