The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.65% 3.29% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.28% 13.53% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 17
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £35,000 £36,600
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
128 170 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.94% 24.32% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 108 149 111
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,250 £45,250
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 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 12 £30,000 +20.00%
Tamworth -13 3 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Cannock - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 28 (68.29%) VMware
4 24 (58.54%) Hyper-V
5 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
6 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
9 16 (39.02%) SaaS
9 16 (39.02%) MCITP
10 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
11 13 (31.71%) MCSA
11 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (26.83%) MS Office
13 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
15 9 (21.95%) LAN
15 9 (21.95%) SQL
16 8 (19.51%) WAN
16 8 (19.51%) Citrix
16 8 (19.51%) Project Management
17 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
17 7 (17.07%) DNS
17 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
18 6 (14.63%) Database Tuning

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (26.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.07%) DNS
4 6 (14.63%) VPN
5 5 (12.20%) DHCP
5 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 5 (12.20%) VLAN
6 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.88%) IPv4
7 2 (4.88%) IPv6
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.88%) DDNS
8 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.44%) WebEx
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
1 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) COM
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Database Tuning
3 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.76%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.88%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (39.02%) MCITP
3 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (31.71%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCTS
6 2 (4.88%) ISEB
6 2 (4.88%) CCNP
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Hyper-V
2 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.88%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (68.29%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.32%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Brocade
7 1 (2.44%) Altiris
7 1 (2.44%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago