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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.22% 18.90% 21.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 36.36% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 17
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% +48.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £29,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £45,000 £33,800
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
56 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.89% 51.97% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 30
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £20,900 £17,700
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 5 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 5 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 -8 13 £27,500 -21.42%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
3 30 (81.08%) Citrix
3 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (59.46%) DNS
5 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
6 20 (54.05%) DHCP
6 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
6 20 (54.05%) VMware
7 16 (43.24%) Firewall
8 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (40.54%) ITIL
9 14 (37.84%) MS Office
9 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (32.43%) Linux
11 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
12 10 (27.03%) XenApp
12 10 (27.03%) SAN
12 10 (27.03%) VPN
13 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
13 9 (24.32%) MCSE
13 9 (24.32%) NAS
14 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (21.62%) MCSA
15 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (18.92%) MCITP
15 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) Apache
7 1 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) DNS
2 20 (54.05%) DHCP
2 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
3 16 (43.24%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) VPN
4 10 (27.03%) SAN
5 9 (24.32%) NAS
6 4 (10.81%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) LAN
7 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.41%) DDNS
9 1 (2.70%) IPv4
9 1 (2.70%) IPv6
9 1 (2.70%) VoIP
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 6 (16.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Network Support
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.41%) Server Building
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 8 (21.62%) MCSA
4 7 (18.92%) MCITP
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (13.51%) CCA
6 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.41%) CCNA
9 1 (2.70%) CCNP
9 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) XenApp
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
4 6 (16.22%) vSphere
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Citrix
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (54.05%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Brocade
4 4 (10.81%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus