The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 155 170 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.62% 3.51% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.11% 14.10% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 123 133 177
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £20,972
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
962 1206 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.48% 24.91% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 767 973 971
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 93 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Bradford +21 25 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Wakefield +2 14 £36,500 +16.80% 1
Halifax -3 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Mirfield - 5 £24,500 - 1
Huddersfield - 3 £20,000 -
Wetherby +5 1 £29,000 +16.00%
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 209 (72.07%) Active Directory
3 199 (68.62%) Windows Server
4 197 (67.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 187 (64.48%) Microsoft
6 166 (57.24%) VMware
7 133 (45.86%) MS Exchange
8 121 (41.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 105 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 104 (35.86%) SQL Server
11 96 (33.10%) ITIL
12 90 (31.03%) MS Excel
13 88 (30.34%) Citrix
14 84 (28.97%) SAN
14 84 (28.97%) Exchange Server 2010
15 76 (26.21%) DNS
16 62 (21.38%) SCCM
17 60 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 60 (20.69%) Windows 7
17 60 (20.69%) Cisco
18 58 (20.00%) MS Office
19 56 (19.31%) TCP/IP
20 55 (18.97%) Linux
20 55 (18.97%) PowerShell
21 54 (18.62%) DHCP
22 53 (18.28%) HP
23 52 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
24 51 (17.59%) VPN
25 49 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
26 47 (16.21%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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
1 133 (45.86%) MS Exchange
2 84 (28.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (16.21%) Skype for Business
5 44 (15.17%) IIS
6 26 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (6.55%) SharePoint
8 13 (4.48%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.41%) Umbraco
11 6 (2.07%) CMS
11 6 (2.07%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 90 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 58 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.48%) Office 365
2 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (28.97%) SAN
2 76 (26.21%) DNS
3 56 (19.31%) TCP/IP
4 54 (18.62%) DHCP
5 51 (17.59%) VPN
6 34 (11.72%) NAS
7 33 (11.38%) Firewall
8 28 (9.66%) LAN
9 25 (8.62%) Unified Communications
10 21 (7.24%) WAN
11 16 (5.52%) IP Telephony
12 13 (4.48%) Internet
13 8 (2.76%) Telepresence
14 7 (2.41%) VoIP
15 6 (2.07%) Skype
16 5 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
16 5 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (1.72%) iSCSI
17 4 (1.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 60 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (11.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (7.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.79%) MySQL
7 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.38%) MS Access
10 3 (1.03%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.69%) Firebird
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (2.76%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.07%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.34%) PostSharp
General
1 46 (15.86%) Finance
2 25 (8.62%) Law
3 19 (6.55%) Retail
4 13 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (3.79%) Legal
6 9 (3.10%) Back Office
7 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.07%) Marketing
9 4 (1.38%) Banking
9 4 (1.38%) Billing
9 4 (1.38%) Publishing
10 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (25.52%) Analyst
2 54 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (11.72%) Support Analyst
4 31 (10.69%) IT Analyst
5 26 (8.97%) Consultant
5 26 (8.97%) Technical Analyst
6 25 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
7 21 (7.24%) IT Engineer
8 20 (6.90%) IT Support
8 20 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 19 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (6.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 16 (5.52%) Microsoft Engineer
11 15 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 15 (5.17%) Administrator
11 15 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
11 15 (5.17%) Technical Support
12 14 (4.83%) Applications Support
12 14 (4.83%) Wintel Consultant
13 13 (4.48%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.52%) .NET
2 11 (3.79%) Web Services
3 10 (3.45%) XML
4 7 (2.41%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.41%) HTML
5 6 (2.07%) LINQ
6 5 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (1.38%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.69%) WCF
9 1 (0.34%) Ajax
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.34%) COM
9 1 (0.34%) CSS
9 1 (0.34%) CSS3
9 1 (0.34%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.34%) jQuery
9 1 (0.34%) WinForms
9 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.21%) Data Centre
2 36 (12.41%) Clustering
3 17 (5.86%) Blackberry
4 15 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (3.10%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.76%) Replication
7 7 (2.41%) PKI
8 6 (2.07%) Cybercrime
8 6 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.72%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.72%) iPad
9 5 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.72%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.38%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.38%) iSeries
11 3 (1.03%) NHS
12 2 (0.69%) Celerra
12 2 (0.69%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (68.62%) Windows Server
3 197 (67.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 121 (41.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 55 (18.97%) Linux
7 27 (9.31%) Windows XP
8 22 (7.59%) Unix
9 19 (6.55%) Windows 8
10 15 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.41%) Solaris
12 7 (2.41%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.07%) Android
13 6 (2.07%) CentOS
14 5 (1.72%) AIX
14 5 (1.72%) SUSE
14 5 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.72%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.10%) ITIL
2 33 (11.38%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 29 (10.00%) Project Management
5 23 (7.93%) Presales
6 22 (7.59%) Service Management
7 21 (7.24%) Migration
8 19 (6.55%) Change Control
9 17 (5.86%) Server Virtualisation
10 16 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (4.83%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (4.48%) DevOps
12 13 (4.48%) ITIL V3
12 13 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (3.79%) Business Continuity
13 11 (3.79%) Time Management
14 10 (3.45%) Problem Management
15 9 (3.10%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (3.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 34 (11.72%) SQL
3 16 (5.52%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.79%) Python
5 9 (3.10%) Perl
6 8 (2.76%) VB
7 7 (2.41%) C#
7 7 (2.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.72%) C++
9 4 (1.38%) Ruby
9 4 (1.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) ABAP
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (14.14%) MCSE
3 22 (7.59%) MCITP
4 19 (6.55%) MCP
4 19 (6.55%) MCSA
5 14 (4.83%) Degree
6 13 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (3.79%) CCA
8 4 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.69%) CCEE
10 2 (0.69%) CCNP
10 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CCNA
11 1 (0.34%) MCDST
11 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.24%) SLA
2 8 (2.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 209 (72.07%) Active Directory
2 105 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (15.17%) Hyper-V
4 29 (10.00%) vSphere
5 26 (8.97%) XenApp
6 13 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.76%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.72%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.03%) XenServer
12 1 (0.34%) Docker
12 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.34%) vCloud
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (21.38%) SCCM
2 24 (8.28%) SCOM
3 17 (5.86%) Backup Exec
4 15 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 15 (5.17%) WSUS
5 13 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.48%) Puppet
6 9 (3.10%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.76%) Ansible
7 8 (2.76%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.38%) Opsview
8 4 (1.38%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.34%) DameWare
9 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 187 (64.48%) Microsoft
2 166 (57.24%) VMware
3 88 (30.34%) Citrix
4 60 (20.69%) Cisco
5 53 (18.28%) HP
6 43 (14.83%) Symantec
7 32 (11.03%) NetApp
8 19 (6.55%) Dell Compellent
9 18 (6.21%) Avaya
9 18 (6.21%) Oracle
10 15 (5.17%) Red Hat
11 13 (4.48%) CommVault
12 11 (3.79%) 3PAR
12 11 (3.79%) Dell
13 10 (3.45%) Veeam
14 9 (3.10%) IBM
15 8 (2.76%) SolarWinds
16 7 (2.41%) CA
16 7 (2.41%) Kaspersky
16 7 (2.41%) Sun
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Certs + Benefits
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