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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.25% 2.94% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.63% 15.29% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 18
Average salary £30,000 £24,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
102 85 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.82% 19.23% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 92
Average salary £37,500 £29,339 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.81% +17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Burnley - 5 £25,000 -
Ormskirk - 4 £28,750 - 2
Chorley -6 1 £42,500 +73.46%
Blackpool -7 1 £25,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £32,500 - 1
Fleetwood - 1 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 23 (60.53%) MS Exchange
5 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 19 (50.00%) DNS
6 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
8 15 (39.47%) SQL
8 15 (39.47%) DHCP
9 14 (36.84%) Windows XP
9 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
9 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
10 13 (34.21%) VMware
10 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (31.58%) Cisco
11 12 (31.58%) IIS
11 12 (31.58%) Office 365
12 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
12 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (26.32%) Internet
13 10 (26.32%) MCSE
13 10 (26.32%) MS Office
13 10 (26.32%) SLA
13 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (26.32%) NAS
14 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Management
14 9 (23.68%) Performance Monitoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 23 (60.53%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) IIS
3 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
4 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (7.89%) Lync
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.63%) Apache
8 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.63%) nginx
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) DNS
2 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
3 15 (39.47%) DHCP
4 10 (26.32%) Internet
4 10 (26.32%) NAS
5 9 (23.68%) iSCSI
5 9 (23.68%) DECT
5 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
5 9 (23.68%) VoIP
6 6 (15.79%) Firewall
7 4 (10.53%) MPLS
7 4 (10.53%) LAN
8 2 (5.26%) SAN
8 2 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (5.26%) WAN
9 1 (2.63%) SSH
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) SMTP
9 1 (2.63%) HTTP
9 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Operations Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Leader
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Leader
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 8 (21.05%) CSS
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Life Science
2 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Vista
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) UNIX
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Management
2 9 (23.68%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (23.68%) Software Deployment
2 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Performance Management
2 9 (23.68%) Resource Management
3 8 (21.05%) Document Management
3 8 (21.05%) Workflow
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) BCP
7 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) VBScript
3 4 (10.53%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (26.32%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
1 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Epicor
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) ScanSafe
8 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
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