The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the York region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.86% 6.99% 5.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.88% 27.62% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 15
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £43,600 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
160 105 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 34.71% 25.30% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 102 64 78
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
North Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in York

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
1 46 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 41 (89.13%) VMware
3 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
5 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
5 31 (67.39%) vSphere
6 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
6 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
7 18 (39.13%) Citrix
7 18 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (34.78%) SCCM
9 14 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
10 13 (28.26%) ITIL
10 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
10 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (23.91%) WSUS
11 11 (23.91%) HP
11 11 (23.91%) SAN
12 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (19.57%) Project Management
14 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
14 8 (17.39%) MS Office
14 8 (17.39%) IIS
14 8 (17.39%) VCAP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.39%) IIS
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.52%) Lync
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.39%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.91%) SAN
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) DHCP
6 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) IT Support
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (15.22%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 7 (15.22%) FlexPod Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Storage Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) FlexPod
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) LIMS
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
1 46 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
3 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security
6 2 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (17.39%) VCAP
3 7 (15.22%) VCDX
3 7 (15.22%) NCDA
3 7 (15.22%) NCIE
3 7 (15.22%) VTSP
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
6 2 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) CCA
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCEE
7 1 (2.17%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 31 (67.39%) vSphere
3 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) SCCM
2 11 (23.91%) WSUS
3 3 (6.52%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) VMware
2 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) Citrix
4 11 (23.91%) HP
5 7 (15.22%) NetApp
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco
5 7 (15.22%) Altiris
6 2 (4.35%) Intel