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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.16% 3.74% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 10.12% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 25
Average salary £17,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
130 168 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.37% 36.92% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 118 147 135
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +1 13 £17,500 -50.00% 1
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 23 January 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 15 (75.00%) DNS
5 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (65.00%) DHCP
7 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
7 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
8 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (50.00%) MS Office
9 10 (50.00%) VPN
10 9 (45.00%) MCP
10 9 (45.00%) Apple
10 9 (45.00%) HP
10 9 (45.00%) Sophos
10 9 (45.00%) iPad
10 9 (45.00%) SonicWALL
10 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (30.00%) VMware
11 6 (30.00%) Linux
12 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (20.00%) UNIX
13 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 4 (20.00%) Cisco
14 3 (15.00%) WAN
14 3 (15.00%) MySQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DNS
2 13 (65.00%) DHCP
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) ADSL
6 1 (5.00%) ISDN
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) IPv6
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) IT Support
2 9 (45.00%) Support Assistant
2 9 (45.00%) IT Support Assistant
2 9 (45.00%) IT Assistant
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Apple
2 9 (45.00%) HP
2 9 (45.00%) Sophos
2 9 (45.00%) SonicWALL
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) New Relic
5 2 (10.00%) Percona
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Adobe
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
Ipswich, Suffolk
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