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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.90% 1.49% 6.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.80% 4.38% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 25
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,800 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
118 160 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.89% 33.97% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 104 132 131
Average salary £25,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +8 18 £17,500 -50.00%
Felixstowe - 1 £24,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (76.00%) DNS
4 19 (76.00%) DHCP
5 18 (72.00%) Hyper-V
6 17 (68.00%) Windows XP
6 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (68.00%) SQL
7 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
8 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (56.00%) MS Office
9 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (56.00%) VPN
9 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (52.00%) SonicWALL
10 13 (52.00%) MCP
10 13 (52.00%) Sophos
10 13 (52.00%) Apple
10 13 (52.00%) HP
11 9 (36.00%) iPad
11 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (28.00%) VMware
13 6 (24.00%) Linux
14 5 (20.00%) ITIL
14 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
15 4 (16.00%) Open Source
15 4 (16.00%) SaaS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Office
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) S-PLUS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) DHCP
1 19 (76.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) ADSL
6 1 (4.00%) ISDN
6 1 (4.00%) SNMP
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) IPv4
6 1 (4.00%) IPv6
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) IT Support
2 9 (36.00%) IT Support Assistant
2 9 (36.00%) IT Assistant
2 9 (36.00%) Support Assistant
3 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) iPad
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows XP
3 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
9 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (72.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) HP
2 13 (52.00%) Apple
2 13 (52.00%) Sophos
2 13 (52.00%) SonicWALL
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Lotus
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe