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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 291 222 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.04% 4.09% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.80% 16.88% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 213 174 200
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 £20,500 £21,700 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £42,500
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
1842 1315 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.60% 24.24% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1057 1214
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 £21,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 183 £32,000 -3.03% 28
South Yorkshire +16 49 £29,900 +11.46% 5
North Yorkshire +1 44 £32,000 +12.28% 9
East Yorkshire 0 13 £24,500 +28.94% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 647 (100.00%) Windows
2 411 (63.52%) Microsoft
3 398 (61.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 376 (58.11%) Active Directory
5 344 (53.17%) VMware
6 243 (37.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 239 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 234 (36.17%) MS Excel
9 230 (35.55%) MS Exchange
10 228 (35.24%) Citrix
11 182 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 167 (25.81%) SAN
13 161 (24.88%) Cisco
14 158 (24.42%) MCSE
15 156 (24.11%) Windows 7
16 148 (22.87%) SQL Server
17 143 (22.10%) ITIL
18 134 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 120 (18.55%) DNS
20 110 (17.00%) Firewall
21 108 (16.69%) Exchange Server 2007
22 107 (16.54%) vSphere
22 107 (16.54%) Linux
23 103 (15.92%) MS Office
24 97 (14.99%) LAN
24 97 (14.99%) TCP/IP
25 93 (14.37%) SQL
25 93 (14.37%) SCCM
26 92 (14.22%) Windows XP
27 81 (12.52%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 230 (35.55%) MS Exchange
2 134 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (16.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 80 (12.36%) IIS
5 77 (11.90%) SharePoint
6 63 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 56 (8.66%) Lync
8 50 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (4.79%) Office Communications Server
10 23 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (3.09%) Apache
12 17 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (2.16%) Tomcat
14 12 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.77%) TeamSite
16 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.62%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.46%) CMS
17 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 234 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 103 (15.92%) MS Office
3 18 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.16%) MS Project
5 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Line 500
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.47%) SaaS
3 14 (2.16%) Office 365
4 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 167 (25.81%) SAN
2 120 (18.55%) DNS
3 110 (17.00%) Firewall
4 97 (14.99%) LAN
4 97 (14.99%) TCP/IP
5 80 (12.36%) DHCP
6 75 (11.59%) WAN
7 63 (9.74%) Internet
8 45 (6.96%) VPN
9 30 (4.64%) NAS
10 29 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (3.71%) VoIP
12 23 (3.55%) Wireless
13 22 (3.40%) Unified Communications
14 17 (2.63%) NetScaler
14 17 (2.63%) SMTP
15 16 (2.47%) Intranet
16 15 (2.32%) Cisco PIX
17 13 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.70%) MySQL
6 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.77%) DTS
10 4 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.31%) OLTP
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.15%) QlikView
12 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.46%) Maven
5 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.31%) MSI
6 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.15%) MSTest
General
1 59 (9.12%) Finance
2 19 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.63%) Banking
4 13 (2.01%) Military
5 12 (1.85%) Legal
6 11 (1.70%) Electronics
7 9 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.08%) Retail
9 6 (0.93%) Publishing
10 5 (0.77%) French Language
11 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 144 (22.26%) Analyst
2 97 (14.99%) Support Engineer
3 86 (13.29%) Support Analyst
4 64 (9.89%) IT Support
5 59 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 42 (6.49%) Consultant
7 40 (6.18%) Technical Support
8 38 (5.87%) Support Technician
8 38 (5.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 35 (5.41%) Server Support
10 34 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
10 34 (5.26%) Server Engineer
11 31 (4.79%) Technical Support Analyst
11 31 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 30 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
13 28 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (4.33%) Windows Support Engineer
14 27 (4.17%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
14 27 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
15 26 (4.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.86%) .NET
2 18 (2.78%) Web Services
3 10 (1.55%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.46%) Ajax
5 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.31%) Spring
6 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.15%) LINQ
7 1 (0.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.97%) Clustering
2 39 (6.03%) Blackberry
3 20 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.32%) EqualLogic
5 14 (2.16%) Social Media
5 14 (2.16%) Fat Client
5 14 (2.16%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.01%) Chip and PIN
7 12 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.55%) Replication
9 9 (1.39%) Firmware
9 9 (1.39%) FlexPod
10 8 (1.24%) CMDB
11 7 (1.08%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.77%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.77%) PDA
13 4 (0.62%) PKI
14 3 (0.46%) iPhone
14 3 (0.46%) iPad
14 3 (0.46%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 647 (100.00%) Windows
2 398 (61.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 243 (37.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 156 (24.11%) Windows 7
5 107 (16.54%) Linux
6 92 (14.22%) Windows XP
7 67 (10.36%) UNIX
8 44 (6.80%) Windows 8
9 43 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (3.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 16 (2.47%) CentOS
12 15 (2.32%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.01%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.70%) SUSE
14 11 (1.70%) Debian
15 8 (1.24%) Android
16 5 (0.77%) AIX
16 5 (0.77%) Solaris
17 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (22.10%) ITIL
2 59 (9.12%) Change Management
3 55 (8.50%) Problem Management
4 51 (7.88%) Service Delivery
5 48 (7.42%) Change Control
6 34 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 32 (4.95%) Migration
8 30 (4.64%) Project Management
9 26 (4.02%) Load Balancing
10 24 (3.71%) E-Commerce
11 22 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (2.47%) Data Management
13 15 (2.32%) Risk Management
13 15 (2.32%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (2.16%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (2.16%) Asset Management
15 13 (2.01%) Service Management
15 13 (2.01%) CRM
15 13 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 93 (14.37%) SQL
2 30 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.47%) Java
4 14 (2.16%) Perl
5 10 (1.55%) PHP
5 10 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.08%) C#
6 7 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 6 (0.93%) VBScript
8 5 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.46%) VB
9 3 (0.46%) C
10 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.15%) VBA
10 1 (0.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 182 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (24.42%) MCSE
3 81 (12.52%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (10.66%) CCNA
5 68 (10.51%) MCP
6 55 (8.50%) MCITP
7 47 (7.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 45 (6.96%) MCSA
9 41 (6.34%) Degree
10 20 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (2.94%) CCNP
12 18 (2.78%) Security Cleared
12 18 (2.78%) NCDA
13 16 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (2.16%) MCTS
15 13 (2.01%) CCA
15 13 (2.01%) HND
16 11 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.70%) VCAP
17 10 (1.55%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.12%) SLA
2 22 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 376 (58.11%) Active Directory
2 239 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (16.54%) vSphere
4 72 (11.13%) Hyper-V
5 69 (10.66%) VMware ESX
6 61 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (8.96%) XenApp
8 45 (6.96%) XenServer
9 14 (2.16%) XenDesktop
9 14 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (1.70%) UAG
11 10 (1.55%) vCloud
12 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.93%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.62%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 93 (14.37%) SCCM
2 38 (5.87%) SCOM
3 16 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.32%) WSUS
5 11 (1.70%) SCDPM
6 10 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.62%) MOM
8 4 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.62%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.62%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.62%) Sysprep
8 4 (0.62%) WMI
8 4 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.62%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.46%) Nessus
10 2 (0.31%) Legato
Vendors
1 411 (63.52%) Microsoft
2 344 (53.17%) VMware
3 228 (35.24%) Citrix
4 161 (24.88%) Cisco
5 81 (12.52%) HP
6 69 (10.66%) NetApp
7 55 (8.50%) Red Hat
8 33 (5.10%) EMC
9 31 (4.79%) CommVault
10 27 (4.17%) Symantec
11 24 (3.71%) Oracle
12 23 (3.55%) AppSense
12 23 (3.55%) Veeam
13 22 (3.40%) IBM
13 22 (3.40%) Dell
14 19 (2.94%) CheckPoint
15 18 (2.78%) Juniper
16 16 (2.47%) Veritas
17 14 (2.16%) Mitel
18 13 (2.01%) Altiris
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16k - £18.5k per annum + £4k car allow/car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Oncall+OTBens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago