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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.37% 3.17% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.87% 17.21% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 22
Average salary £29,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,100 £42,100
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
173 122 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.26% 18.40% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 152 113 87
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Tamworth - 6 £25,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +5 3 £23,000 -32.35%
Burton-upon-Trent -10 3 £32,500 - 1
Stafford -5 2 £30,000 +11.11%
Lichfield - 2 £27,750 - 2
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
4 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (29.03%) LAN
6 9 (29.03%) WAN
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) Citrix
7 8 (25.81%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
9 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
9 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.13%) SAN
10 5 (16.13%) MCSE
10 5 (16.13%) VPN
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) SCCM
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (12.90%) VLAN
11 4 (12.90%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.90%) IIS
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) LAN
1 9 (29.03%) WAN
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) VLAN
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) PABX
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) IT Support
3 4 (12.90%) Support Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) WinForms
3 3 (9.68%) Ajax
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
3 3 (9.68%) WPF
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.45%) Debian
8 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.45%) Linux
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.45%) ETL
1 2 (6.45%) Service Management
1 2 (6.45%) Change Control
1 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
2 1 (3.23%) Email Management
2 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.23%) Migration
2 1 (3.23%) Web Development
2 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VB
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.45%) MCP
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.45%) Talend
4 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.23%) Acronis
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 9 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus and pension
Posted: 26 days ago