The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 23 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.19% 3.90% 7.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 18.85% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 46
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 122 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 33.89% 20.68% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 120 120 107
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 0 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Lowestoft +8 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (18.18%) MCTS
7 2 (18.18%) MCITP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) MCSA
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
1 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix