The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 32 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.70% 7.36% 6.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 18.18% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 18
Average salary £19,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.91% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 66 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 23.46% 40.49% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 86
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stockport region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Stockport

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (55.56%) MCSE
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (44.44%) Android
6 4 (44.44%) iPhone
6 4 (44.44%) VoIP
6 4 (44.44%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (33.33%) Citrix
8 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 2 (22.22%) MOM
8 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (22.22%) Symantec
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (22.22%) SCCM
8 2 (22.22%) SCOM
8 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VoIP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (22.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MOM
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Panasonic
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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