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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.38% - 19.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Average salary £42,500 - £27,300
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,471
% change year-on-year
- -6.59%
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
22 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 26.19% 41.94% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 25
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -9.09%
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
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
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%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) SAN Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
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
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft