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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 2.94% 18.92% 29.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 35.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 10
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £22,950 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £25,650
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
33 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 16.18% 54.05% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 20
Average salary £27,000 £28,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Telford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
4 19 (73.08%) Citrix
5 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (61.54%) DNS
6 16 (61.54%) MS Exchange
6 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
6 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (57.69%) ITIL
7 15 (57.69%) DHCP
8 13 (50.00%) MS Office
9 12 (46.15%) VMware
9 12 (46.15%) Firewall
10 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (30.77%) MCSE
12 8 (30.77%) XenApp
13 7 (26.92%) NAS
13 7 (26.92%) SAN
13 7 (26.92%) MCSA
13 7 (26.92%) Linux
13 7 (26.92%) VPN
14 6 (23.08%) Legal
14 6 (23.08%) MCITP
15 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (19.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
15 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
16 4 (15.38%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 16 (61.54%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) SAN
4 7 (26.92%) NAS
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) DDNS
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) IPv4
7 1 (3.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 6 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Vista
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCSE
3 7 (26.92%) MCSA
4 6 (23.08%) MCITP
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.54%) CCA
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) CCNA
8 1 (3.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) XenApp
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) vSphere
6 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) Citrix
3 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.85%) 3PAR