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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.34% 0.87% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.56% 4.23% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 13
Average salary £31,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £32,700 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
163 142 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.21% 20.49% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 135 115 85
Average salary £32,000 £27,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.31% -14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 6 £33,250 - 1
Stafford -4 4 £35,000 +42.85%
Lichfield -4 3 £34,000 +36.00%
Tamworth - 2 £41,500 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) VMware
3 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
4 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (48.28%) Active Directory
6 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
7 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
7 26 (44.83%) Windows 7
8 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (36.21%) Citrix
10 20 (34.48%) MS Office
11 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
12 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
12 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (27.59%) SQL
14 14 (24.14%) Windows 8
14 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (22.41%) LAN
16 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
16 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
17 11 (18.97%) DNS
17 11 (18.97%) DHCP
17 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
17 11 (18.97%) Firewall
17 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (17.24%) MCITP
18 10 (17.24%) WAN
18 10 (17.24%) ITIL
19 9 (15.52%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.72%) Lync
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (34.48%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) SaaS
2 4 (6.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) LAN
2 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.97%) DNS
3 11 (18.97%) DHCP
3 11 (18.97%) Firewall
4 10 (17.24%) WAN
5 9 (15.52%) Wireless
6 8 (13.79%) SAN
7 7 (12.07%) Internet
8 6 (10.34%) Intranet
8 6 (10.34%) VPN
9 2 (3.45%) VLAN
9 2 (3.45%) Broadband
10 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.72%) WebEx
10 1 (1.72%) VoIP
10 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) IT Support
3 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Support Technician
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Senior IT Support
6 5 (8.62%) IT Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Support Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
1 4 (6.90%) CSS
2 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
3 1 (1.72%) CSS3
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) Statistics
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Tandem
4 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.72%) Blog
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (44.83%) Windows 7
4 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (24.14%) Windows 8
6 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
2 10 (17.24%) ITIL
3 9 (15.52%) Project Management
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (10.34%) Time Management
5 5 (8.62%) Database Tuning
5 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.62%) Line Management
6 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) ERP
7 3 (5.17%) Workflow
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) Network Design
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.24%) MCITP
3 6 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.34%) MCSA
4 5 (8.62%) MCSE
5 4 (6.90%) MCTS
5 4 (6.90%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.45%) MCP
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
2 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 3 (5.17%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) SCOM
1 1 (1.72%) Plesk
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) VMware
2 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) Citrix
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (5.17%) Avaya
6 2 (3.45%) Websense
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Genesys
6 2 (3.45%) Nortel
6 2 (3.45%) Sun
6 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam
7 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) Altiris
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