The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.98% 4.55% 13.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 17.54% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 14
Average salary £27,250 £27,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -27.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 57 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.64% 25.91% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 33
Average salary £22,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,100 £30,000
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 Wakefield

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (33.33%) Office 365
7 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (22.22%) SLA
8 2 (22.22%) ARCserve
8 2 (22.22%) Symantec
8 2 (22.22%) Sophos
8 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 2 (22.22%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (11.11%) Veeam
9 1 (11.11%) vSphere
9 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (11.11%) Firewall
9 1 (11.11%) Migration
9 1 (11.11%) Replication
9 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (11.11%) CCNA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Server Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (22.22%) ARCserve
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix