The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.71% - 21.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.41% - 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 24
Average salary £53,750 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 - £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 6 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 31.62% 13.95% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 38
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wigan

Windows Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) SAN Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade