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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.37% 3.97% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 30.30% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 21
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +7.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,300 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £40,300
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
88 66 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.36% 13.10% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 120
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £16,950 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -12 5 £26,500 +0.95%
Blackpool - 2 £28,750 -
Lancaster +14 1 £18,500 -
Preston +2 1 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) VMware
4 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco
6 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (31.43%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) DNS
9 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
10 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (28.57%) Project Management
11 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
12 8 (22.86%) Linux
12 8 (22.86%) Firewall
13 7 (20.00%) Apache
13 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
13 7 (20.00%) PHP
13 7 (20.00%) IIS
14 6 (17.14%) MS Office
14 6 (17.14%) MySQL
14 6 (17.14%) DHCP
14 6 (17.14%) CRM
14 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
14 6 (17.14%) SAN
14 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (14.29%) SMTP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
3 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (14.29%) nginx
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Magento
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
1 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) Firewall
4 6 (17.14%) SAN
4 6 (17.14%) DHCP
5 5 (14.29%) HTTP
5 5 (14.29%) SMTP
5 5 (14.29%) SSH
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) LAN
6 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security
6 4 (11.43%) NAS
7 3 (8.57%) MPLS
7 3 (8.57%) DSL
8 2 (5.71%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Support Manager
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) LAMP
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.29%) CentOS
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.71%) UNIX
9 2 (5.71%) Solaris
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) CRM
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.29%) Line Management
4 4 (11.43%) Software Licensing
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Document Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Security
4 4 (11.43%) Workflow
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) BCP
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCTS
2 5 (14.29%) CCIE
2 5 (14.29%) CCNP
2 5 (14.29%) CCNA
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
1 2 (5.71%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 2 (5.71%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe
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