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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.79% 4.64% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 15.43% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £28,900 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
96 175 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 25.20% 30.07% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 65 61 33
Average salary £46,750 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (58.82%) SAN
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (47.06%) Citrix
7 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (41.18%) WSUS
8 7 (41.18%) HP
8 7 (41.18%) DNS
8 7 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (35.29%) vSphere
9 6 (35.29%) Altiris
9 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (35.29%) Clustering
10 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (23.53%) DHCP
12 3 (17.65%) WAN
12 3 (17.65%) LAN
12 3 (17.65%) Cisco
12 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Specialist
1 6 (35.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (35.29%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) WSUS
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Altiris
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
7 1 (5.88%) Apple