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 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 33 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.22% 2.13% 3.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 8.89% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £18,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -42.30%
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
47 45 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.66% 23.94% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 69
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,400 £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 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 5 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) NCDA
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) NCDA
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase