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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.83% 3.23% 10.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.58% 12.12% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +28.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £33,900 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
48 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.00% 26.61% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 51
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +52.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
7 7 (46.67%) ITIL
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (13.33%) vSphere
11 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (13.33%) Office 365
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
11 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
11 2 (13.33%) SLA
11 2 (13.33%) VoIP
11 2 (13.33%) WAN
11 2 (13.33%) DHCP
11 2 (13.33%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Server Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco