The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.36% 6.82% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.38% 26.09% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 13
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £30,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
North 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 York region.

Operating Systems Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 92 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 22.70% 26.14% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 76 52 96
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in York

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in York

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in York

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the York region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in York

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
1 41 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 37 (90.24%) VMware
3 32 (78.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
5 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
5 27 (65.85%) vSphere
6 18 (43.90%) Hyper-V
7 17 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (39.02%) Citrix
8 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
9 15 (36.59%) ITIL
10 13 (31.71%) SCCM
11 12 (29.27%) WSUS
11 12 (29.27%) HP
11 12 (29.27%) SAN
12 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
12 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
13 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
13 10 (24.39%) Project Management
14 9 (21.95%) MS Office
15 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
15 8 (19.51%) Altiris
15 8 (19.51%) Clustering
15 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.88%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Specialist
1 8 (19.51%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 7 (17.07%) IT Support
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) FlexPod Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) FlexPod
3 3 (7.32%) LIMS
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
1 41 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
6 4 (9.76%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Content Management
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security
6 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (14.63%) VCAP
3 5 (12.20%) VTSP
3 5 (12.20%) VCDX
3 5 (12.20%) NCDA
3 5 (12.20%) NCIE
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) CCEE
6 1 (2.44%) CCIA
6 1 (2.44%) CCA
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (78.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 27 (65.85%) vSphere
3 18 (43.90%) Hyper-V
4 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) SCCM
2 12 (29.27%) WSUS
3 3 (7.32%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) VMware
2 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) Citrix
4 12 (29.27%) HP
5 8 (19.51%) Altiris
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Intel