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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.37% 3.02% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 13.84% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 12
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,900 £38,850
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
143 159 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.90% 21.84% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 117 140 120
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £70,000 £40,000
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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +14 14 £30,000 +21.21% 3
Tamworth -17 3 £31,500 +23.52% 1
Stafford -4 2 £33,750 +35.00% 1
Cannock - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
3 32 (68.09%) VMware
4 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
6 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
7 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
8 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
9 17 (36.17%) MCITP
10 16 (34.04%) SaaS
11 13 (27.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (27.66%) MCSA
12 12 (25.53%) MS Office
12 12 (25.53%) Citrix
12 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (25.53%) Windows 8
12 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (23.40%) LAN
14 10 (21.28%) WAN
14 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
15 9 (19.15%) Project Management
15 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
16 8 (17.02%) SQL
16 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
16 8 (17.02%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) LAN
2 10 (21.28%) WAN
3 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.02%) VPN
3 8 (17.02%) DNS
4 7 (14.89%) SAN
5 6 (12.77%) Firewall
5 6 (12.77%) DHCP
6 5 (10.64%) VLAN
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless
8 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.26%) IPv4
8 2 (4.26%) IPv6
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.26%) DDNS
9 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.13%) WebEx
9 1 (2.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) IT Support
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Support Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Support Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (25.53%) Windows 8
4 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (19.15%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Database Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.51%) Line Management
4 4 (8.51%) Time Management
4 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (36.17%) MCITP
3 13 (27.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (27.66%) MCSA
4 6 (12.77%) CCNA
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.64%) MCSE
6 4 (8.51%) MCTS
7 3 (6.38%) CCNP
8 2 (4.26%) ISEB
8 2 (4.26%) Degree
9 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
2 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.38%) Terminal Server
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) SonicWALL
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) Brocade
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Lichfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits Package
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