The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.85% 3.03% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 19.10% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 18
Average salary £36,000 £33,250 £26,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.27% +24.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £37,500 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 89 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.03% 15.86% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 109 72 99
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -13.33%
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 Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 1 £25,000 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) PABX
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) PABX
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) B2C
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless