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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.57% 1.45% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.46% 7.48% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 15
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,000 £36,500
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
126 147 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.45% 19.32% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 110 123 119
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 £30,000 - 2
Stafford -4 3 £39,000 +59.18%
Tamworth -23 1 £22,500 -11.76%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
3 29 (61.70%) VMware
4 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
6 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
7 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
8 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
9 17 (36.17%) MS Office
10 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (34.04%) MCITP
11 15 (31.91%) Citrix
12 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
12 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
13 12 (25.53%) SaaS
14 11 (23.40%) SQL
14 11 (23.40%) LAN
15 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
15 10 (21.28%) WAN
15 10 (21.28%) MCSA
15 10 (21.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (19.15%) DHCP
16 9 (19.15%) DNS
16 9 (19.15%) Project Management
16 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Management
17 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Lync
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 17 (36.17%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) LAN
2 10 (21.28%) WAN
3 9 (19.15%) DHCP
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 8 (17.02%) SAN
4 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.02%) VPN
5 6 (12.77%) Wireless
6 4 (8.51%) Firewall
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) VLAN
8 2 (4.26%) Intranet
9 1 (2.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.13%) WebEx
9 1 (2.13%) MPLS
9 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) IT Support
3 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) IT Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) Support Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Support Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (8.51%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Statistics
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
4 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Project Management
1 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.77%) Database Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Line Management
5 4 (8.51%) Time Management
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) Server Building
8 1 (2.13%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.13%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (34.04%) MCITP
3 10 (21.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (21.28%) MCSA
4 7 (14.89%) MCSE
5 6 (12.77%) CCNA
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.64%) MCTS
7 2 (4.26%) Degree
8 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) ISEB
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.13%) MCP
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
1 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Terminal Server
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) NetApp
4 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec
5 1 (2.13%) Altiris
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) Avaya
5 1 (2.13%) Juniper
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago