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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.44% 6.52% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.20% 16.22% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 10
Average salary £27,750 £29,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.72% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
82 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.44% 40.22% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 33
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £42,500 £64,000
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (61.54%) VMware
5 15 (57.69%) Citrix
5 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
6 13 (50.00%) Windows XP
7 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (38.46%) ITIL
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (30.77%) DHCP
9 8 (30.77%) Symantec
9 8 (30.77%) DNS
9 8 (30.77%) SLA
9 8 (30.77%) Windows Vista
10 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (23.08%) IIS
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle
12 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
12 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
12 5 (19.23%) Publishing
12 5 (19.23%) Degree
12 5 (19.23%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
4 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
5 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DHCP
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Vista
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) VMware
3 15 (57.69%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) Symantec
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
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