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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.89% 12.84% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.33% 38.89% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 4
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +21.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £38,000 £37,500
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
60 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.67% 33.03% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 49
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) Change Control
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) DHCP
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
7 7 (43.75%) .NET
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 7 (43.75%) IIS
7 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
7 7 (43.75%) Publishing
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Symantec
8 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (18.75%) Lync
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (43.75%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Celerra
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
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