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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 16.39% 17.44% 9.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 30.00% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 7
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +52.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £24,600 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 45.90% 58.14% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 17
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £46,000 £37,500
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 29 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (90.38%) Citrix
3 38 (73.08%) Active Directory
4 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
4 35 (67.31%) VMware
5 34 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (63.46%) DNS
6 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
8 26 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 23 (44.23%) Firewall
10 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (40.38%) DHCP
12 19 (36.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (34.62%) SAN
14 17 (32.69%) VPN
14 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
15 16 (30.77%) NAS
16 15 (28.85%) Linux
17 14 (26.92%) ITIL
18 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
18 13 (25.00%) Cisco
18 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
19 12 (23.08%) DDNS
20 11 (21.15%) Citrix Certification
20 11 (21.15%) HP
20 11 (21.15%) MS Office
20 11 (21.15%) Brocade
21 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
21 10 (19.23%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 19 (36.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.69%) IIS
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (63.46%) DNS
2 26 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 23 (44.23%) Firewall
4 21 (40.38%) DHCP
5 18 (34.62%) SAN
6 17 (32.69%) VPN
7 16 (30.77%) NAS
8 12 (23.08%) DDNS
9 9 (17.31%) IP Telephony
10 8 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (13.46%) VLAN
12 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (11.54%) WAN
12 6 (11.54%) IPv4
12 6 (11.54%) IPv6
12 6 (11.54%) LAN
13 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (9.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 5 (9.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Support Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Support
8 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (19.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (28.85%) Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Network Design
3 4 (7.69%) Server Building
4 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.85%) IT Governance
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.15%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (19.23%) MCSE
3 10 (19.23%) MCSA
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.46%) CCA
4 7 (13.46%) CCNA
4 7 (13.46%) Degree
5 5 (9.62%) MCITP
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CCNP
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (19.23%) XenApp
4 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (15.38%) Terminal Services
6 7 (13.46%) vSphere
7 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.85%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Citrix
2 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (67.31%) VMware
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco
4 11 (21.15%) HP
4 11 (21.15%) Brocade
5 6 (11.54%) SonicWALL
6 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.77%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.85%) Mitel
8 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.85%) NetApp
8 2 (3.85%) Avaya
8 2 (3.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.92%) Lotus