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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.28% 7.20% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 29.17% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 12
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,600 £41,250
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
144 96 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 30.84% 24.68% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 101 59 80
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £52,500 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in York

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 27 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
1 42 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 38 (90.48%) VMware
3 33 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (66.67%) vSphere
4 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 18 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (42.86%) Hyper-V
7 17 (40.48%) Citrix
8 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 14 (33.33%) ITIL
10 13 (30.95%) SCCM
11 11 (26.19%) WSUS
11 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
11 11 (26.19%) HP
11 11 (26.19%) SAN
12 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (21.43%) MS Office
13 9 (21.43%) Project Management
14 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
14 8 (19.05%) IIS
14 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (19.05%) VCAP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
7 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) IT Support
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) FlexPod Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Clustering
1 7 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 3 (7.14%) LIMS
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
1 42 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (19.05%) Windows 2000 Server
3 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Management
3 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (19.05%) VCAP
3 7 (16.67%) VTSP
3 7 (16.67%) VCDX
3 7 (16.67%) NCDA
3 7 (16.67%) NCIE
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) CCEE
6 1 (2.38%) CCIA
6 1 (2.38%) CCA
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (66.67%) vSphere
3 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 18 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.14%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) SCCM
2 11 (26.19%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) VMware
2 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) Citrix
4 11 (26.19%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) NetApp
5 7 (16.67%) Altiris
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Intel