The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 89 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 183 284 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.73% 3.96% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.49% 15.49% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 165 206 176
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,350 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1592 1834 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.71% 25.54% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1385 1051
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -31 118 £35,000 +10.23% 25
South Yorkshire -11 32 £34,875 +16.63% 2
North Yorkshire -17 28 £32,500 -7.14% 7
East Yorkshire -5 4 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 432 (100.00%) Windows
2 278 (64.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 267 (61.81%) VMware
4 263 (60.88%) Active Directory
5 251 (58.10%) Microsoft
6 195 (45.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 183 (42.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 171 (39.58%) MS Exchange
9 140 (32.41%) MS Excel
10 131 (30.32%) Linux
11 128 (29.63%) Citrix
12 124 (28.70%) ITIL
13 116 (26.85%) SQL
13 116 (26.85%) SQL Server
14 111 (25.69%) Windows 7
15 108 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 104 (24.07%) Cisco
17 94 (21.76%) DNS
18 92 (21.30%) SAN
19 87 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2013
20 81 (18.75%) vSphere
21 76 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
22 75 (17.36%) NetApp
23 73 (16.90%) UNIX
24 72 (16.67%) IIS
25 70 (16.20%) PowerShell
26 66 (15.28%) DHCP
27 59 (13.66%) Windows 8
28 57 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
28 57 (13.19%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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
1 171 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 108 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 72 (16.67%) IIS
5 57 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 48 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 45 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (7.87%) Lync
9 16 (3.70%) CMS
10 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.62%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.16%) Apache
13 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.46%) JBoss
14 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.23%) nginx
14 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 140 (32.41%) MS Excel
2 57 (13.19%) MS Office
3 11 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.39%) MS Project
4 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Line 500
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.34%) Office 365
2 8 (1.85%) SaaS
3 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.16%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (21.76%) DNS
2 92 (21.30%) SAN
3 66 (15.28%) DHCP
4 53 (12.27%) Firewall
5 52 (12.04%) LAN
6 47 (10.88%) WAN
7 45 (10.42%) TCP/IP
8 40 (9.26%) VPN
9 32 (7.41%) NAS
10 25 (5.79%) Internet
11 22 (5.09%) Wireless
12 21 (4.86%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (3.24%) VoIP
14 11 (2.55%) LDAP
15 9 (2.08%) iSCSI
16 8 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (1.62%) DMZ
18 6 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
18 6 (1.39%) NetScaler
19 5 (1.16%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.01%) MySQL
6 7 (1.62%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.39%) Informix
8 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.46%) Essbase
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.46%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (2.55%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.31%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (1.39%) Selenium
4 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (9.95%) Finance
2 15 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.55%) Marketing
4 7 (1.62%) Retail
5 6 (1.39%) Legal
6 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 91 (21.06%) Analyst
2 54 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (9.95%) Administrator
4 42 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 40 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 31 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
6 31 (7.18%) Developer
6 31 (7.18%) IT Support
7 29 (6.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 28 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (5.56%) Technical Support
9 24 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 24 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
9 24 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.86%) Consultant
11 19 (4.40%) Technical Engineer
12 17 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.70%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.57%) .NET
2 23 (5.32%) CSS
2 23 (5.32%) HTML
3 16 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 12 (2.78%) LINQ
4 12 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (2.31%) XML
6 8 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.62%) jQuery
8 6 (1.39%) Web Services
9 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.93%) Ajax
10 3 (0.69%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (0.46%) SAP ALE
11 2 (0.46%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.23%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.23%) XHTML
12 1 (0.23%) JSON
12 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.64%) Clustering
3 32 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.24%) Replication
5 14 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.31%) User Experience
7 8 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.62%) HP Storage
9 6 (1.39%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.39%) iPad
9 6 (1.39%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.16%) IVR
10 5 (1.16%) SecurID
11 3 (0.69%) Statistics
11 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 432 (100.00%) Windows
2 278 (64.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 195 (45.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 131 (30.32%) Linux
5 111 (25.69%) Windows 7
6 73 (16.90%) UNIX
7 59 (13.66%) Windows 8
8 42 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (7.41%) Windows XP
10 15 (3.47%) Debian
11 14 (3.24%) Windows 2000
12 13 (3.01%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.55%) SUSE
14 10 (2.31%) Solaris
14 10 (2.31%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.85%) Android
16 7 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.39%) CentOS
18 5 (1.16%) Windows Vista
19 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (28.70%) ITIL
2 44 (10.19%) Service Delivery
3 28 (6.48%) Load Balancing
4 24 (5.56%) Project Management
5 23 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (4.63%) MVC
7 19 (4.40%) Release Management
8 18 (4.17%) Change Control
8 18 (4.17%) Service Management
9 17 (3.94%) Migration
9 17 (3.94%) Problem Management
10 16 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (3.70%) Change Management
11 14 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (3.24%) Mentoring
12 13 (3.01%) Incident Management
13 12 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.78%) OOP
13 12 (2.78%) TDD
13 12 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 116 (26.85%) SQL
2 70 (16.20%) PowerShell
3 24 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 20 (4.63%) Perl
5 19 (4.40%) C#
6 16 (3.70%) Java
6 16 (3.70%) Python
7 15 (3.47%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.78%) VB
10 10 (2.31%) Uniface
10 10 (2.31%) VBScript
10 10 (2.31%) C++
11 9 (2.08%) PHP
12 6 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.39%) C
13 2 (0.46%) ABAP
14 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (8.80%) MCSE
3 30 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (4.86%) CCNA
7 20 (4.63%) MCITP
8 18 (4.17%) MCSA
9 15 (3.47%) SC Cleared
10 14 (3.24%) CCNP
11 12 (2.78%) Degree
12 8 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.39%) MCP
14 6 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.93%) HND
15 4 (0.93%) RHCE
15 4 (0.93%) MCDST
16 3 (0.69%) NCDA
17 1 (0.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.42%) SLA
2 10 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.62%) QA
4 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 263 (60.88%) Active Directory
2 183 (42.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (18.75%) vSphere
4 53 (12.27%) Hyper-V
5 47 (10.88%) XenApp
6 38 (8.80%) VMware ESX
7 28 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (5.79%) vCloud
9 17 (3.94%) Terminal Services
10 16 (3.70%) XenServer
11 12 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.62%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.62%) KVM
13 5 (1.16%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.23%) Postfix
16 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 50 (11.57%) SCCM
2 28 (6.48%) SCOM
3 25 (5.79%) Puppet
4 16 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.55%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.39%) WSUS
7 6 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.16%) OpenView
8 5 (1.16%) Opsview
9 4 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.69%) SnapMirror
10 3 (0.69%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.46%) Nagios
11 2 (0.46%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 267 (61.81%) VMware
2 251 (58.10%) Microsoft
3 128 (29.63%) Citrix
4 104 (24.07%) Cisco
5 75 (17.36%) NetApp
6 54 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 47 (10.88%) HP
8 28 (6.48%) Oracle
8 28 (6.48%) Veeam
9 26 (6.02%) Symantec
10 25 (5.79%) EMC
11 23 (5.32%) CommVault
12 19 (4.40%) CheckPoint
13 18 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
14 15 (3.47%) Meraki
14 15 (3.47%) Apple
15 14 (3.24%) Dell
16 13 (3.01%) Riverbed
17 11 (2.55%) Isilon
17 11 (2.55%) Civica
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary and Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago