The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.15% 12.61% 8.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.78% 31.82% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 6
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £33,150
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.32% 39.64% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 47
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) Change Control
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (43.75%) Citrix
7 7 (43.75%) DHCP
7 7 (43.75%) DNS
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (37.50%) .NET
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) IIS
8 6 (37.50%) Publishing
8 6 (37.50%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) Lync
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (25.00%) SCCM
11 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
3 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) Lync
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) 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 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (37.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .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 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
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
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago