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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.11% 7.27% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.14% 17.78% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 6
Average salary £27,500 £29,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +4.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,900 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,600 £39,250
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
99 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 43.23% 40.91% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 32
Average salary £27,500 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +19.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,000 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
3 20 (74.07%) Citrix
4 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
7 11 (40.74%) DHCP
7 11 (40.74%) DNS
8 10 (37.04%) SQL
8 10 (37.04%) IIS
9 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 9 (33.33%) Degree
9 9 (33.33%) SLA
9 9 (33.33%) Publishing
9 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Vista
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle
9 9 (33.33%) Symantec
10 8 (29.63%) ITIL
10 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
10 8 (29.63%) Change Control
10 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (29.63%) .NET
10 8 (29.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) IIS
3 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DHCP
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) MPLS
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
1 8 (29.63%) Change Control
2 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Citrix
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
4 9 (33.33%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL