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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 277 322 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.95% 4.94% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.79% 17.82% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 209 245 241
Average salary £33,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
1873 1807 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.72% 27.75% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1338 1153
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -5 195 £35,000 +17.64% 30
South Yorkshire +15 47 £29,250 -2.50% 3
North Yorkshire -35 21 £30,500 -18.66% 6
East Yorkshire 0 11 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 580 (100.00%) Windows
2 371 (63.97%) Active Directory
3 369 (63.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 362 (62.41%) Microsoft
5 347 (59.83%) VMware
6 318 (54.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 281 (48.45%) Citrix
8 263 (45.34%) MS Exchange
9 234 (40.34%) MS Excel
10 205 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 189 (32.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 187 (32.24%) DNS
13 166 (28.62%) Windows 7
14 156 (26.90%) ITIL
15 142 (24.48%) DHCP
16 116 (20.00%) SAN
17 114 (19.66%) Windows XP
18 109 (18.79%) SCCM
19 106 (18.28%) Exchange Server 2007
20 103 (17.76%) XenApp
21 102 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
22 100 (17.24%) SQL Server
23 95 (16.38%) Service Delivery
24 94 (16.21%) MS Office
25 89 (15.34%) Cisco
26 88 (15.17%) Windows 8
27 85 (14.66%) Linux
28 80 (13.79%) Internet
29 79 (13.62%) SLA
30 76 (13.10%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 263 (45.34%) MS Exchange
2 189 (32.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (18.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 64 (11.03%) Lync
6 55 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 50 (8.62%) SharePoint
8 39 (6.72%) IIS
9 23 (3.97%) Office Communications Server
10 18 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.72%) Apache
12 9 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 234 (40.34%) MS Excel
2 94 (16.21%) MS Office
3 7 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.34%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.79%) Office 365
2 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 187 (32.24%) DNS
2 142 (24.48%) DHCP
3 116 (20.00%) SAN
4 80 (13.79%) Internet
5 75 (12.93%) LAN
6 62 (10.69%) WAN
7 53 (9.14%) Wireless
8 51 (8.79%) Firewall
9 50 (8.62%) TCP/IP
10 47 (8.10%) VPN
10 47 (8.10%) Intranet
10 47 (8.10%) NAS
11 27 (4.66%) VoIP
12 18 (3.10%) Unified Communications
13 13 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.55%) SMTP
15 8 (1.38%) FTP
15 8 (1.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.03%) MySQL
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.17%) OLTP
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (8.79%) Finance
2 19 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.07%) Retail
4 10 (1.72%) Advertising
5 7 (1.21%) Legal
6 5 (0.86%) Electronics
6 5 (0.86%) Publishing
7 4 (0.69%) Military
7 4 (0.69%) Back Office
7 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (18.28%) Analyst
2 98 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 77 (13.28%) IT Support
4 75 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 63 (10.86%) Support Technician
6 44 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
7 43 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 37 (6.38%) IT Support Technician
9 36 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 35 (6.03%) Team Leader
11 33 (5.69%) Technical Engineer
12 31 (5.34%) Server Engineer
13 29 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 29 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
14 28 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (4.66%) Senior Support Engineer
16 25 (4.31%) Windows Server Engineer
16 25 (4.31%) Service Desk Analyst
16 25 (4.31%) Service Analyst
17 22 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.41%) .NET
2 12 (2.07%) MSMQ
3 7 (1.21%) Web Services
4 5 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.52%) Ajax
5 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.52%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.52%) LINQ
5 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) jQuery
6 2 (0.34%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) XML
6 2 (0.34%) XHTML
6 2 (0.34%) WAP
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.03%) Clustering
2 45 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.66%) Blackberry
4 10 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.03%) Replication
6 4 (0.69%) PKI
7 3 (0.52%) CCTV
7 3 (0.52%) iPhone
8 2 (0.34%) iPad
8 2 (0.34%) New Media
8 2 (0.34%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.34%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.34%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.34%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.17%) NHS
9 1 (0.17%) DTV
9 1 (0.17%) CMDB
9 1 (0.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 580 (100.00%) Windows
2 369 (63.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 318 (54.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 166 (28.62%) Windows 7
5 114 (19.66%) Windows XP
6 88 (15.17%) Windows 8
7 85 (14.66%) Linux
8 76 (13.10%) UNIX
9 25 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.62%) Windows Vista
11 16 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.38%) Android
13 7 (1.21%) Debian
13 7 (1.21%) CentOS
14 6 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.86%) SUSE
15 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.69%) AIX
17 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.90%) ITIL
2 95 (16.38%) Service Delivery
3 59 (10.17%) Change Control
4 44 (7.59%) Technical Architecture
5 38 (6.55%) Problem Management
6 36 (6.21%) Mentoring
7 31 (5.34%) Change Management
8 28 (4.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (4.48%) Migration
9 26 (4.48%) Project Management
10 17 (2.93%) Network Load Balancing
11 16 (2.76%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.07%) CRM
12 12 (2.07%) Configuration Management
12 12 (2.07%) Capacity Management
12 12 (2.07%) Performance Management
13 11 (1.90%) Line Management
14 10 (1.72%) DevOps
14 10 (1.72%) Coaching
14 10 (1.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.21%) SQL
2 53 (9.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.38%) Bash Shell
3 8 (1.38%) Perl
4 7 (1.21%) PHP
5 5 (0.86%) C#
5 5 (0.86%) VB
6 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.52%) Java
7 3 (0.52%) VBScript
8 2 (0.34%) C
9 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (12.07%) MCSE
3 40 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (5.69%) MCSA
5 27 (4.66%) MCP
6 26 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (3.79%) CCNA
7 22 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 16 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (2.59%) CCA
11 14 (2.41%) CCEA
11 14 (2.41%) Degree
12 12 (2.07%) MCDST
12 12 (2.07%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.55%) MCITP
13 9 (1.55%) CCAA
14 8 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.21%) NCDA
16 5 (0.86%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (13.62%) SLA
2 8 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 371 (63.97%) Active Directory
2 205 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (17.76%) XenApp
4 76 (13.10%) vSphere
5 64 (11.03%) Hyper-V
6 61 (10.52%) XenServer
7 41 (7.07%) VMware ESX
8 32 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (2.76%) XenDesktop
10 16 (2.76%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.03%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.34%) NFS
13 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.17%) Firmware
14 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 109 (18.79%) SCCM
2 71 (12.24%) SCOM
3 27 (4.66%) NetBackup
4 24 (4.14%) WSUS
5 17 (2.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 16 (2.76%) XenMobile
7 15 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.90%) SCDPM
9 11 (1.90%) Opsview
10 10 (1.72%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.55%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.38%) Puppet
13 6 (1.03%) EdgeSight
14 4 (0.69%) Nagios
15 3 (0.52%) MOM
15 3 (0.52%) PureDisk
16 2 (0.34%) SCSM
16 2 (0.34%) cPanel
16 2 (0.34%) Legato
Vendors
1 362 (62.41%) Microsoft
2 347 (59.83%) VMware
3 281 (48.45%) Citrix
4 89 (15.34%) Cisco
5 66 (11.38%) NetApp
6 60 (10.34%) HP
7 55 (9.48%) Symantec
8 40 (6.90%) CommVault
9 39 (6.72%) Dell
10 33 (5.69%) EMC
11 24 (4.14%) Red Hat
12 23 (3.97%) AppSense
13 20 (3.45%) CheckPoint
14 18 (3.10%) Google
14 18 (3.10%) Postini
15 16 (2.76%) Sun
16 13 (2.24%) IBM
16 13 (2.24%) Kaspersky
17 12 (2.07%) Apple
18 11 (1.90%) Sophos
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