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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.13% 6.54% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 21.21% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 11
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £34,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
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
62 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.04% 30.84% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 51
Average salary £26,750 £36,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.71% +55.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
5 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
6 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) VoIP
10 4 (21.05%) MCSE
10 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
10 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (15.79%) Firewall
11 3 (15.79%) MCSA
11 3 (15.79%) WAN
11 3 (15.79%) LAN
11 3 (15.79%) Cisco
11 3 (15.79%) Citrix
11 3 (15.79%) SAN
11 3 (15.79%) vSphere
12 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Server Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (10.53%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) ARCserve
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
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