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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.67% 3.70% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 9.72% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £46,965 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,929 £24,245 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £41,100 £31,400
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
76 72 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 31.80% 38.10% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 67 63 59
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) Android
5 3 (42.86%) iPhone
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Lotus
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Lotus
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp