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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.08% 0.84% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.29% 3.73% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 18
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +8.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £27,200 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £43,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
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
170 134 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.65% 22.41% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 145 111 74
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 8 £35,500 -
Lichfield -6 3 £34,000 +36.00%
Tamworth -23 2 £41,500 -7.77%
Stafford - 2 £35,000 -
Cannock - 1 £34,000 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) VMware
3 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
5 29 (49.15%) MS Excel
6 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
6 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
8 25 (42.37%) Citrix
9 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
10 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
11 18 (30.51%) MS Office
12 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
12 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (25.42%) Windows 8
13 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
13 14 (23.73%) DNS
13 14 (23.73%) SQL
13 14 (23.73%) LAN
13 14 (23.73%) DHCP
14 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
14 13 (22.03%) Windows XP
14 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (20.34%) WAN
16 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (18.64%) Firewall
16 11 (18.64%) Wireless
17 10 (16.95%) Internet
17 10 (16.95%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (33.90%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.39%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (49.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (30.51%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) SaaS
2 5 (8.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) LAN
1 14 (23.73%) DHCP
1 14 (23.73%) DNS
2 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
3 12 (20.34%) WAN
4 11 (18.64%) Firewall
4 11 (18.64%) Wireless
5 10 (16.95%) Internet
6 8 (13.56%) SAN
6 8 (13.56%) Intranet
7 6 (10.17%) VPN
8 2 (3.39%) Broadband
8 2 (3.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) IT Support
2 17 (28.81%) Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Support Technician
4 9 (15.25%) IT Support Technician
5 7 (11.86%) Senior IT Support
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) IT Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.47%) Support Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Support Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) CSS
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) Ajax
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
3 1 (1.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Statistics
3 2 (3.39%) Tandem
3 2 (3.39%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
4 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (25.42%) Windows 8
6 13 (22.03%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
2 10 (16.95%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.47%) Line Management
5 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.78%) Time Management
5 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.78%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.08%) ERP
6 3 (5.08%) Database Tuning
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) MCITP
3 4 (6.78%) MCSE
3 4 (6.78%) MCSA
3 4 (6.78%) CCNA
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.08%) MCTS
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) XenApp
4 3 (5.08%) Terminal Server
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) VMware
2 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 25 (42.37%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Websense
5 2 (3.39%) Sun
5 2 (3.39%) Nortel
5 2 (3.39%) Avaya
5 2 (3.39%) Genesys
5 2 (3.39%) NetApp
5 2 (3.39%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.69%) Veeam
6 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.69%) Altiris
6 1 (1.69%) Lotus
6 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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