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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 6 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 22.32% 9.30% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.64% 61.54% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 1
Average salary £31,000 £20,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
56 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 50.00% 15.12% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 17
Average salary £30,500 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,850 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £27,383
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Citrix
3 26 (74.29%) VMware
4 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
5 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (62.86%) DNS
6 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
7 20 (57.14%) MS Exchange
8 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (45.71%) SAN
11 15 (42.86%) Firewall
12 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
13 13 (37.14%) VPN
13 13 (37.14%) HP
14 12 (34.29%) DHCP
14 12 (34.29%) Linux
14 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (34.29%) NAS
15 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
16 10 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (28.57%) Cisco
16 10 (28.57%) DDNS
17 9 (25.71%) MCSE
17 9 (25.71%) Brocade
18 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (22.86%) CCA
19 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
19 7 (20.00%) MCSA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (17.14%) Apache
5 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) DNS
2 16 (45.71%) SAN
3 15 (42.86%) Firewall
4 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (37.14%) VPN
6 12 (34.29%) DHCP
6 12 (34.29%) NAS
7 10 (28.57%) DDNS
8 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (14.29%) VLAN
11 3 (8.57%) IPv4
11 3 (8.57%) IPv6
11 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (5.71%) LAN
12 2 (5.71%) VoIP
12 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Support
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco Support
8 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Network Design
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (25.71%) MCSE
4 8 (22.86%) CCA
5 7 (20.00%) MCSA
6 5 (14.29%) CCNA
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) XenApp
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.14%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Citrix
2 26 (74.29%) VMware
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) HP
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 9 (25.71%) Brocade
7 5 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.43%) NetApp
9 3 (8.57%) Avaya
9 3 (8.57%) Juniper
9 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
9 3 (8.57%) Mitel
10 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks