The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.21% 1.47% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% 3.87% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 18
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
113 155 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.74% 37.99% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 102 140 105
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £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 Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 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
Ipswich -9 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Bury St Edmunds +9 1 £30,000 -18.91%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 12 (57.14%) VPN
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) MCP
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) Apple
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Sophos
7 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (33.33%) SonicWALL
7 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (28.57%) Lotus
8 6 (28.57%) IBM Notes
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 5 (23.81%) VoIP
10 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
10 4 (19.05%) SSL
10 4 (19.05%) SMTP
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) VPN
2 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
5 4 (19.05%) SSL
5 4 (19.05%) SMTP
5 4 (19.05%) HTTP
5 4 (19.05%) DSL
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (19.05%) IMAP
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Server Support
2 8 (38.10%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (38.10%) Server Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) iPad
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (19.05%) Software Licensing
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 1 (4.76%) Office Automation
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Network Design
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Apple
3 7 (33.33%) Sophos
3 7 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 6 (28.57%) Lotus