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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.53% 2.79% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 14.58% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 18
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +12.62%
UK excluding London median 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
68 96 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.22% 19.16% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 49 69 67
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,000 £18,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 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
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Preston +3 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (47.62%) LAN
5 10 (47.62%) WAN
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco
7 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 6 (28.57%) MCSE
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) DHCP
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (23.81%) XenApp
11 4 (19.05%) Citrix
11 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
12 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 3 (14.29%) VoIP
12 3 (14.29%) MCP
12 3 (14.29%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Server Support
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Project Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
1 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
1 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) arcserve
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Mitel
5 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos