The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 302 218 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.28% 4.10% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.98% 16.85% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 225 178 205
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,350 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1890 1294 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.76% 24.31% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1034 1115
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows Server 2008
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -11 188 £32,000 -8.57% 37
South Yorkshire +21 52 £29,900 -20.26% 3
North Yorkshire -2 47 £32,000 +6.66% 8
East Yorkshire -5 14 £24,500 +28.94% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 671 (100.00%) Windows
2 419 (62.44%) Microsoft
3 408 (60.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 381 (56.78%) Active Directory
5 347 (51.71%) VMware
6 245 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 242 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 232 (34.58%) MS Excel
9 224 (33.38%) MS Exchange
10 219 (32.64%) Citrix
11 193 (28.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 172 (25.63%) SAN
13 168 (25.04%) MCSE
14 166 (24.74%) Cisco
15 163 (24.29%) ITIL
15 163 (24.29%) SQL Server
15 163 (24.29%) Windows 7
16 119 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
17 117 (17.44%) Firewall
17 117 (17.44%) DNS
18 114 (16.99%) vSphere
19 110 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
20 109 (16.24%) Linux
21 108 (16.10%) MS Office
22 106 (15.80%) TCP/IP
23 105 (15.65%) SQL
24 101 (15.05%) LAN
25 98 (14.61%) SCCM
26 96 (14.31%) Windows XP
27 93 (13.86%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 224 (33.38%) MS Exchange
2 119 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 87 (12.97%) SharePoint
5 84 (12.52%) IIS
6 60 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (8.64%) Lync
8 54 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (4.32%) Office Communications Server
10 23 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (2.38%) Apache
13 13 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (1.79%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.75%) TeamSite
16 4 (0.60%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
17 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 232 (34.58%) MS Excel
2 108 (16.10%) MS Office
3 21 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.53%) MS Project
5 15 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Line 500
3 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.83%) SaaS
3 15 (2.24%) Office 365
4 7 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 172 (25.63%) SAN
2 117 (17.44%) Firewall
2 117 (17.44%) DNS
3 106 (15.80%) TCP/IP
4 101 (15.05%) LAN
5 80 (11.92%) WAN
5 80 (11.92%) DHCP
6 58 (8.64%) Internet
7 52 (7.75%) VPN
8 29 (4.32%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (4.17%) NAS
10 26 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (3.43%) VoIP
12 22 (3.28%) Unified Communications
13 20 (2.98%) NetScaler
14 19 (2.83%) Wireless
15 17 (2.53%) SMTP
16 15 (2.24%) Cisco PIX
17 14 (2.09%) MPLS
18 13 (1.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.49%) MySQL
7 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.75%) DTS
8 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.15%) OLTP
9 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.15%) QlikView
9 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.45%) Maven
4 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.30%) MSI
6 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.15%) MSTest
General
1 64 (9.54%) Finance
2 18 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.53%) Banking
4 13 (1.94%) Military
4 13 (1.94%) Legal
5 11 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.64%) Electronics
6 6 (0.89%) French Language
6 6 (0.89%) Retail
6 6 (0.89%) Publishing
7 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.15%) Back Office
8 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 146 (21.76%) Analyst
2 100 (14.90%) Support Engineer
3 86 (12.82%) Support Analyst
4 62 (9.24%) IT Support
5 54 (8.05%) Consultant
6 53 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 41 (6.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 39 (5.81%) Technical Support
9 36 (5.37%) Server Support
10 34 (5.07%) Server Engineer
10 34 (5.07%) Support Technician
10 34 (5.07%) Technical Analyst
11 33 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
12 31 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
13 30 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
13 30 (4.47%) Technical Support Analyst
14 29 (4.32%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
15 28 (4.17%) Administrator
15 28 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
16 23 (3.43%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.73%) .NET
2 24 (3.58%) Web Services
3 10 (1.49%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.89%) .NET Framework
4 6 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.45%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.30%) Spring
6 2 (0.30%) Ajax
6 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) jQuery
7 1 (0.15%) LINQ
7 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.15%) LESS
7 1 (0.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.15%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.28%) Clustering
2 36 (5.37%) Blackberry
3 18 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.53%) EqualLogic
5 15 (2.24%) Thin Client
5 15 (2.24%) Fat Client
5 15 (2.24%) Social Media
6 13 (1.94%) Chip and PIN
7 11 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.34%) Firmware
8 9 (1.34%) Replication
9 8 (1.19%) FlexPod
9 8 (1.19%) CMDB
10 7 (1.04%) NHS
10 7 (1.04%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.89%) iPad
12 5 (0.75%) PDA
12 5 (0.75%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.60%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 671 (100.00%) Windows
2 408 (60.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 242 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (24.29%) Windows 7
5 109 (16.24%) Linux
6 96 (14.31%) Windows XP
7 67 (9.99%) UNIX
8 50 (7.45%) Windows 8
9 44 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (3.58%) Windows 2000 Server
11 16 (2.38%) Windows Vista
12 14 (2.09%) Ubuntu
12 14 (2.09%) CentOS
13 8 (1.19%) SUSE
14 7 (1.04%) Debian
14 7 (1.04%) Android
15 5 (0.75%) AIX
15 5 (0.75%) Solaris
16 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (24.29%) ITIL
2 67 (9.99%) Problem Management
3 62 (9.24%) Service Delivery
4 58 (8.64%) Change Management
5 50 (7.45%) Change Control
6 32 (4.77%) Migration
7 31 (4.62%) E-Commerce
8 30 (4.47%) Load Balancing
9 29 (4.32%) Project Management
10 28 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
11 26 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (2.83%) Infrastructure Management
13 16 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (2.24%) Risk Management
14 15 (2.24%) Validation
14 15 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (2.24%) Data Management
15 14 (2.09%) Asset Management
15 14 (2.09%) Business Continuity
15 14 (2.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 105 (15.65%) SQL
2 36 (5.37%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.24%) T-SQL
3 15 (2.24%) Java
4 14 (2.09%) Perl
5 13 (1.94%) VBScript
6 7 (1.04%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.89%) PHP
7 6 (0.89%) C#
8 3 (0.45%) C
8 3 (0.45%) VB
9 1 (0.15%) Python
9 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 193 (28.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 168 (25.04%) MCSE
3 85 (12.67%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (10.73%) MCP
4 72 (10.73%) CCNA
5 64 (9.54%) MCITP
6 49 (7.30%) MCSA
7 45 (6.71%) Degree
8 43 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (4.02%) Security Cleared
10 19 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 18 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (2.68%) CCNP
12 16 (2.38%) MCTS
13 15 (2.24%) NCDA
14 13 (1.94%) HND
14 13 (1.94%) CCA
15 10 (1.49%) VCAP
15 10 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.34%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.39%) SLA
2 24 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.04%) QA
5 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 381 (56.78%) Active Directory
2 245 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (16.99%) vSphere
4 78 (11.62%) VMware ESX
5 75 (11.18%) Hyper-V
6 66 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (7.60%) XenApp
8 38 (5.66%) XenServer
9 15 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (2.09%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.79%) UAG
12 10 (1.49%) vCloud
13 7 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.89%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.60%) ProxySG
16 3 (0.45%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.30%) LiteSpeed
18 1 (0.15%) NFS
18 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 98 (14.61%) SCCM
2 38 (5.66%) SCOM
3 16 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.24%) WSUS
5 11 (1.64%) SCDPM
6 8 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (1.04%) MOM
8 6 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.75%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.75%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.60%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.60%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.60%) Sysprep
10 4 (0.60%) WMI
10 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.45%) Nessus
11 3 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 419 (62.44%) Microsoft
2 347 (51.71%) VMware
3 219 (32.64%) Citrix
4 166 (24.74%) Cisco
5 93 (13.86%) HP
6 62 (9.24%) NetApp
7 56 (8.35%) Red Hat
8 37 (5.51%) EMC
9 27 (4.02%) CommVault
10 25 (3.73%) Symantec
10 25 (3.73%) Dell
11 24 (3.58%) Oracle
12 23 (3.43%) Veeam
13 21 (3.13%) CheckPoint
14 20 (2.98%) IBM
15 19 (2.83%) AppSense
16 18 (2.68%) Veritas
16 18 (2.68%) Juniper
17 14 (2.09%) Mitel
17 14 (2.09%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,500 per annum Up to £23,500 + 10% overtime + 33 da
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18500 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago