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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.95% 0.76% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.56% 3.54% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £43,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
158 113 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.10% 21.44% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 101 62
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 9 £35,500 - 1
Lichfield -3 5 £21,000 -16.00%
Tamworth -19 2 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Stafford - 1 £31,000 -
Cannock - 1 £34,000 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) VMware
3 30 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 30 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (47.27%) Citrix
5 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
6 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
7 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
7 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
8 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
9 18 (32.73%) SQL
10 15 (27.27%) Service Delivery
11 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (23.64%) DNS
11 13 (23.64%) MS Office
11 13 (23.64%) LAN
11 13 (23.64%) DHCP
12 12 (21.82%) ITIL
12 12 (21.82%) Firewall
12 12 (21.82%) Windows 8
12 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
13 11 (20.00%) Wireless
13 11 (20.00%) WAN
14 10 (18.18%) Internet
14 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
15 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
15 9 (16.36%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.64%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (23.64%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) LAN
1 13 (23.64%) DHCP
1 13 (23.64%) DNS
2 12 (21.82%) Firewall
3 11 (20.00%) Wireless
3 11 (20.00%) WAN
4 10 (18.18%) Internet
5 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (14.55%) SAN
6 8 (14.55%) Intranet
7 7 (12.73%) VPN
8 2 (3.64%) Broadband
8 2 (3.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) IT Support
3 8 (14.55%) Support Technician
3 8 (14.55%) IT Support Technician
4 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) IT Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Support Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Support Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) CSS
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) Ajax
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Statistics
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Tandem
3 2 (3.64%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Blog
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Handset
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 30 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.82%) Windows 8
5 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.27%) Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) ERP
4 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Line Management
5 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Change Management
5 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) MCITP
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) CCNA
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.45%) MCTS
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
3 4 (7.27%) Terminal Server
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) VMware
2 26 (47.27%) Citrix
3 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) Sun
6 2 (3.64%) Avaya
6 2 (3.64%) Genesys
6 2 (3.64%) Google
6 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.64%) Nortel
6 2 (3.64%) Websense
7 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam
7 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) HP
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