The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.54% 4.41% 7.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.92% 26.92% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 30
Average salary £32,500 £29,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 78 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.78% 16.39% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 96 69 113
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Blackburn -11 8 £32,500 +8.33%
Chorley +2 3 £42,500 +38.21%
Preston -10 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Lancaster +6 1 £18,500 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 19 (51.35%) VMware
4 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
5 15 (40.54%) Cisco
5 15 (40.54%) DNS
5 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
7 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
8 12 (32.43%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) Project Management
9 11 (29.73%) Firewall
9 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (24.32%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
11 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
12 8 (21.62%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) IIS
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (18.92%) PHP
13 7 (18.92%) MCSE
13 7 (18.92%) Apache
13 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
14 6 (16.22%) MySQL
14 6 (16.22%) MS Office
14 6 (16.22%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) IIS
3 7 (18.92%) Apache
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.51%) nginx
5 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Magento
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) DHCP
5 6 (16.22%) SAN
5 6 (16.22%) NAS
6 5 (13.51%) HTTP
6 5 (13.51%) SSH
6 5 (13.51%) VPN
6 5 (13.51%) SMTP
7 4 (10.81%) WAN
7 4 (10.81%) LAN
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 3 (8.11%) Internet
9 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 2 (5.41%) DSL
9 2 (5.41%) DECT
9 2 (5.41%) VoIP
9 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) MS Access
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Support Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Support Manager
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Manager
6 3 (8.11%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) LAMP
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Life Science
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 5 (13.51%) CentOS
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
10 2 (5.41%) UNIX
10 2 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Line Management
4 4 (10.81%) Software Licensing
4 4 (10.81%) Data Security
4 4 (10.81%) Workflow
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Document Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PHP
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.11%) VBA
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) MCSE
3 5 (13.51%) MCTS
3 5 (13.51%) CCIE
3 5 (13.51%) CCNP
3 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) MCITP
4 4 (10.81%) MCP
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
1 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) McAfee
6 2 (5.41%) Sophos
6 2 (5.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.70%) Epicor
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Nortel
Lancaster, Lancashire
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