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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.85% 22.22% 10.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.27% 50.00% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 15
Average salary £35,000 £19,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -44.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £17,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,700 £36,900
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
63 36 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 52.94% 44.44% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 56 27 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £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 21 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 21 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 -2 23 £35,000 +94.44% 1
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 28 (87.50%) Citrix
4 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 26 (81.25%) VMware
5 23 (71.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (65.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (56.25%) XenApp
8 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (46.88%) DNS
9 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (37.50%) DHCP
11 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (37.50%) vSphere
12 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
12 10 (31.25%) Migration
12 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (25.00%) HP
13 8 (25.00%) Firewall
14 7 (21.88%) XenServer
15 6 (18.75%) Cisco
16 5 (15.63%) MS Office
16 5 (15.63%) MCSE
16 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (15.63%) SAN
17 4 (12.50%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 30 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 23 (71.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (65.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) DNS
2 12 (37.50%) DHCP
3 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) DDNS
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd 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 Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 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
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCA
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (56.25%) XenApp
3 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (37.50%) vSphere
5 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (21.88%) XenServer
7 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Citrix
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (81.25%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.25%) Lotus
6 2 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
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