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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.16% 0.53% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.54% 2.78% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 15
Average salary £33,750 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,581 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
178 108 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.21% 19.01% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 141 101 86
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,111 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 14 £36,250 - 2
Stafford +6 5 £35,000 +59.26%
Lichfield -5 5 £19,500 -22.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £36,250 -
Tamworth - 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
4 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 18 (37.50%) SQL
5 18 (37.50%) Citrix
6 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (27.08%) DHCP
9 13 (27.08%) DNS
10 12 (25.00%) LAN
10 12 (25.00%) ITIL
10 12 (25.00%) MS Office
11 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
11 10 (20.83%) WAN
11 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
11 10 (20.83%) Firewall
12 9 (18.75%) Wireless
12 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
12 9 (18.75%) Internet
13 8 (16.67%) Intranet
13 8 (16.67%) Cisco
13 8 (16.67%) ERP
13 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.08%) Lync
7 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) DHCP
1 13 (27.08%) DNS
2 12 (25.00%) LAN
3 10 (20.83%) WAN
3 10 (20.83%) Firewall
4 9 (18.75%) Wireless
4 9 (18.75%) Internet
5 8 (16.67%) Intranet
6 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.50%) VPN
8 4 (8.33%) SAN
9 2 (4.17%) Broadband
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) IT Support
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Support Technician
4 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) Support Manager
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) CSS
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Statistics
2 2 (4.17%) Tandem
2 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Blog
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Design
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (2.08%) Analytics
7 1 (2.08%) Email Management
7 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCITP
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (4.17%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Plesk
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) Citrix
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Lotus
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) Websense
6 2 (4.17%) Sun
6 2 (4.17%) Nortel
6 2 (4.17%) Avaya
6 2 (4.17%) Genesys
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam
7 1 (2.08%) HP
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