The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 95 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 81 92 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.47% 2.42% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.84% 11.46% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 64 77 90
Median salary £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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 East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
823 803 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.15% 21.16% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 663 636 783
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 24 £32,500 +19.26% 4
Leicestershire +2 22 £32,500 +16.07% 4
Lincolnshire -11 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Derbyshire +23 9 £27,000 +18.68% 2
Northamptonshire -10 6 £27,133 +20.59% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (79.29%) Windows Server
3 143 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 142 (71.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 110 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 83 (41.92%) SQL Server
7 82 (41.41%) VMware
8 75 (37.88%) MS Exchange
9 74 (37.37%) Windows 7
10 63 (31.82%) Hyper-V
11 62 (31.31%) ITIL
12 59 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 55 (27.78%) Cisco
15 53 (26.77%) Citrix
16 46 (23.23%) SCCM
17 45 (22.73%) SQL
18 40 (20.20%) SAN
19 38 (19.19%) Firewall
20 37 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 37 (18.69%) WAN
20 37 (18.69%) Office 365
21 33 (16.67%) LAN
22 32 (16.16%) TCP/IP
22 32 (16.16%) MS Excel
23 31 (15.66%) Windows 10
23 31 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
24 30 (15.15%) High Availability
25 29 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (37.88%) MS Exchange
2 57 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (9.60%) IIS
5 18 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 12 (6.06%) SAS
7 7 (3.54%) Apache
7 7 (3.54%) JBoss
8 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.53%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (16.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.69%) Office 365
2 31 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.54%) IaaS
4 5 (2.53%) PaaS
5 4 (2.02%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.20%) SAN
2 38 (19.19%) Firewall
3 37 (18.69%) WAN
4 33 (16.67%) LAN
5 32 (16.16%) TCP/IP
6 29 (14.65%) DNS
7 26 (13.13%) DHCP
8 20 (10.10%) Wireless
9 15 (7.58%) VoIP
10 10 (5.05%) VPN
11 8 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.54%) MPLS
12 7 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (3.03%) Internet
14 4 (2.02%) VLAN
15 3 (1.52%) ADSL
15 3 (1.52%) NAS
15 3 (1.52%) SSL
16 1 (0.51%) Broadband
16 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (41.92%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.56%) MySQL
6 10 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.01%) Power BI
11 2 (1.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (6.06%) French Language
1 12 (6.06%) Manufacturing
1 12 (6.06%) Retail
2 8 (4.04%) Finance
3 6 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 5 (2.53%) Games
4 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 45 (22.73%) IT Support
3 33 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 33 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 31 (15.66%) Analyst
5 27 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 26 (13.13%) Administrator
6 26 (13.13%) Support Analyst
7 25 (12.63%) IT Engineer
8 24 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (10.61%) Infrastructure Support
10 21 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (8.59%) Server Engineer
12 16 (8.08%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (7.58%) Server Support
13 15 (7.58%) Windows Administrator
13 15 (7.58%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 14 (7.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (7.07%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.58%) .NET
2 8 (4.04%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.53%) HTML
4 3 (1.52%) CSS
4 3 (1.52%) Web Services
4 3 (1.52%) WPF
5 2 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Driving Licence
2 17 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.05%) HP Storage
4 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.54%) Clustering
6 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.02%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.01%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) EPoS
10 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (79.29%) Windows Server
3 142 (71.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (37.37%) Windows 7
5 37 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (15.66%) Windows 10
7 24 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 22 (11.11%) Linux
9 10 (5.05%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.54%) Solaris
11 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.02%) SUSE
11 4 (2.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.51%) AIX
13 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.51%) Unix
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.31%) ITIL
2 30 (15.15%) High Availability
3 18 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.57%) Mentoring
5 13 (6.57%) Server Building
6 12 (6.06%) Analytics
6 12 (6.06%) Business Analytics
6 12 (6.06%) Change Control
6 12 (6.06%) Coaching
6 12 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (4.55%) Network Management
7 9 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
7 9 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.55%) Security Management
8 8 (4.04%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.04%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.54%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.73%) SQL
2 20 (10.10%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.56%) Perl
3 11 (5.56%) VB
4 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.55%) C#
6 8 (4.04%) VBA
7 7 (3.54%) VB6
7 7 (3.54%) VBScript
8 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.02%) Korn
8 4 (2.02%) PHP
8 4 (2.02%) Python
9 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.60%) Security Cleared
3 18 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.58%) MCSE
5 13 (6.57%) MCSA
6 10 (5.05%) Degree
7 9 (4.55%) MCP
8 7 (3.54%) MCITP
9 6 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.52%) CCNA
10 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.01%) CCNP
11 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.01%) MCDST
11 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.51%) CCAA
12 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) SLA
2 7 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 143 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 63 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 59 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (13.13%) XenApp
5 18 (9.09%) vSphere
6 10 (5.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.53%) Firmware
8 5 (2.53%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.02%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.02%) XenServer
10 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 46 (23.23%) SCCM
2 10 (5.05%) SCOM
3 9 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.52%) MOM
7 3 (1.52%) Nagios
7 3 (1.52%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.52%) SCSM
7 3 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.51%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.51%) WSUS
9 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 110 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 82 (41.41%) VMware
3 55 (27.78%) Cisco
4 53 (26.77%) Citrix
5 29 (14.65%) HP
6 15 (7.58%) SAP
7 12 (6.06%) Dell
8 11 (5.56%) Symantec
9 9 (4.55%) arcserve
9 9 (4.55%) CA
10 8 (4.04%) Apple
10 8 (4.04%) IBM
11 7 (3.54%) EMC
11 7 (3.54%) Oracle
12 6 (3.03%) Veeam
13 5 (2.53%) Altiris
13 5 (2.53%) NetApp
14 4 (2.02%) Google
14 4 (2.02%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.52%) Neverfail
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