The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.40% 20.49% 9.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.94% 53.19% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 15
Average salary £35,000 £24,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.32% -25.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £17,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 51.20% 38.52% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 34
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 0 23 £35,000 +84.21% 2
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) MS Exchange
2 26 (96.30%) Active Directory
3 23 (85.19%) Citrix
4 22 (81.48%) VMware
5 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (70.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (55.56%) XenApp
9 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (48.15%) DNS
10 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (40.74%) DHCP
13 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (37.04%) Migration
13 10 (37.04%) vSphere
14 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
15 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (25.93%) HP
16 7 (25.93%) XenServer
17 6 (22.22%) Cisco
18 5 (18.52%) Firewall
19 4 (14.81%) SonicWALL
19 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
19 4 (14.81%) SAN
19 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (96.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (70.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.70%) Apache
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) DHCP
3 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
5 4 (14.81%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) DDNS
7 1 (3.70%) NAS
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CCA
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 26 (96.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) XenApp
3 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (37.04%) vSphere
5 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (25.93%) XenServer
7 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Citrix
2 22 (81.48%) VMware
3 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) SonicWALL
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 3 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) Lotus