The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 9.04% 27.50% 23.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.04% 44.90% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 11
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +84.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £29,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £45,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Shropshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 49 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 26.55% 61.25% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 18
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,000 £17,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Telford

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
3 30 (81.08%) Citrix
3 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (59.46%) DNS
5 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
5 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (56.76%) VMware
7 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
8 19 (51.35%) DHCP
9 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (40.54%) Firewall
10 15 (40.54%) ITIL
10 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (37.84%) MS Office
12 11 (29.73%) Linux
12 11 (29.73%) SAN
12 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
13 10 (27.03%) NAS
13 10 (27.03%) XenApp
14 9 (24.32%) MCSE
14 9 (24.32%) VPN
15 8 (21.62%) MCSA
15 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
16 7 (18.92%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (18.92%) MCITP
16 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.11%) Apache
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) IIS
7 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) DNS
2 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (51.35%) DHCP
4 15 (40.54%) Firewall
5 11 (29.73%) SAN
6 10 (27.03%) NAS
7 9 (24.32%) VPN
8 4 (10.81%) WAN
8 4 (10.81%) LAN
9 3 (8.11%) DDNS
9 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.41%) VLAN
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.70%) VoIP
11 1 (2.70%) IPv4
11 1 (2.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 6 (16.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.41%) Server Building
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 8 (21.62%) MCSA
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (18.92%) MCITP
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 5 (13.51%) CCA
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CCNA
8 1 (2.70%) CCNP
8 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) XenApp
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
4 6 (16.22%) vSphere
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.41%) DFS Replication
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Citrix
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Brocade
4 4 (10.81%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus