The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / North West
Rank 139 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 107 192 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.80% 3.39% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.79% 13.99% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 89 164 211
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1217 1372 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.49% 24.21% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1124 1550
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 North West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -60 71 £30,000 -7.69% 14
Cheshire -13 18 £24,500 -13.27% 3
Merseyside -2 12 £22,500 -39.18% 5
Lancashire -12 6 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 306 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (75.82%) Windows Server
3 224 (73.20%) Active Directory
4 205 (66.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 173 (56.54%) Microsoft
6 168 (54.90%) VMware
7 116 (37.91%) MS Exchange
8 103 (33.66%) DNS
9 99 (32.35%) Windows 7
10 93 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 90 (29.41%) ITIL
12 87 (28.43%) Hyper-V
13 83 (27.12%) Office 365
14 77 (25.16%) DHCP
15 74 (24.18%) Citrix
15 74 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 73 (23.86%) SQL Server
17 65 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 61 (19.93%) Cisco
18 61 (19.93%) LAN
19 57 (18.63%) MS Excel
19 57 (18.63%) Windows 8
19 57 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2013
20 56 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
20 56 (18.30%) Firewall
21 54 (17.65%) MCSE
22 52 (16.99%) MS Office
23 50 (16.34%) WAN
24 46 (15.03%) SQL
25 44 (14.38%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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
1 116 (37.91%) MS Exchange
2 65 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (13.40%) IIS
5 30 (9.80%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.29%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.96%) Apache
10 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.98%) Site Server
11 2 (0.65%) nginx
12 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.33%) Zimbra
Applications
1 57 (18.63%) MS Excel
2 52 (16.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Magento
1 2 (0.65%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 83 (27.12%) Office 365
2 15 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.63%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.31%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) IaaS
7 2 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (33.66%) DNS
2 77 (25.16%) DHCP
3 61 (19.93%) LAN
4 56 (18.30%) Firewall
5 50 (16.34%) WAN
6 44 (14.38%) TCP/IP
7 41 (13.40%) SAN
8 37 (12.09%) VPN
9 29 (9.48%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (7.19%) VoIP
11 17 (5.56%) VLAN
12 13 (4.25%) Internet
12 13 (4.25%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (3.92%) IPsec
14 11 (3.59%) SNMP
15 10 (3.27%) Skype
16 9 (2.94%) Wireless
17 8 (2.61%) GSM
17 8 (2.61%) IP Telephony
17 8 (2.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.29%) MySQL
5 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) DTS
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (7.52%) Finance
2 14 (4.58%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.29%) Back Office
4 7 (2.29%) Legal
5 6 (1.96%) Law
6 5 (1.63%) Marketing
7 4 (1.31%) Retail
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (25.82%) Support Engineer
2 61 (19.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (18.63%) Analyst
4 51 (16.67%) IT Support
5 43 (14.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (10.13%) Support Analyst
7 30 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 30 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (9.80%) IT Engineer
8 26 (8.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 26 (8.50%) Server Engineer
9 24 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
10 22 (7.19%) IT Analyst
11 21 (6.86%) Administrator
11 21 (6.86%) IT Support Analyst
11 21 (6.86%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 20 (6.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 20 (6.54%) Infrastructure Support
13 17 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.92%) Web Services
2 7 (2.29%) .NET
3 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.63%) HTML
3 5 (1.63%) LAMP
4 3 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.33%) FFmpeg
5 1 (0.33%) JSON
5 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.38%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.50%) iPad
3 17 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.92%) Clustering
5 9 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
6 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.29%) iPhone
8 6 (1.96%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.31%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.31%) Replication
10 4 (1.31%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.65%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.65%) Fintech
12 2 (0.65%) PKI
13 1 (0.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 306 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (75.82%) Windows Server
3 205 (66.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 99 (32.35%) Windows 7
5 57 (18.63%) Windows 8
6 56 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (10.78%) Windows 10
8 29 (9.48%) Linux
9 19 (6.21%) Windows XP
10 12 (3.92%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.59%) Unix
12 9 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (1.31%) AIX
15 4 (1.31%) CentOS
16 2 (0.65%) Debian
17 1 (0.33%) Android
17 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.41%) ITIL
2 32 (10.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (6.54%) Service Management
4 17 (5.56%) Migration
5 14 (4.58%) High Availability
6 13 (4.25%) Coaching
6 13 (4.25%) Service Delivery
7 11 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (3.59%) Mentoring
7 11 (3.59%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (3.27%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.94%) Information Security
9 9 (2.94%) Patch Management
10 7 (2.29%) CRM
11 6 (1.96%) Change Management
11 6 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.03%) SQL
2 40 (13.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.59%) Python
4 10 (3.27%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.96%) VB
5 6 (1.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.33%) C
6 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.33%) Perl
6 1 (0.33%) PHP
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
6 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (17.65%) MCSE
3 36 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (11.11%) MCITP
5 27 (8.82%) CCNA
5 27 (8.82%) MCP
5 27 (8.82%) MCSA
6 23 (7.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (6.21%) Degree
8 18 (5.88%) CCNP
9 12 (3.92%) MCTS
10 9 (2.94%) NCIE
11 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.96%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.31%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.98%) CCAA
14 3 (0.98%) CCSE
14 3 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.52%) SLA
2 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 224 (73.20%) Active Directory
2 93 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (28.43%) Hyper-V
4 37 (12.09%) vSphere
5 17 (5.56%) XenApp
6 16 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.92%) VMware Server
8 10 (3.27%) vCloud
8 10 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.65%) KVM
11 2 (0.65%) Varnish
12 1 (0.33%) pfSense
12 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.33%) Xen
12 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (8.50%) SCCM
2 19 (6.21%) SCOM
3 15 (4.90%) HP SIM
4 12 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.27%) Ansible
6 10 (3.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (3.27%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (3.27%) Puppet
6 10 (3.27%) SCOrch
6 10 (3.27%) vMotion
7 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
8 6 (1.96%) WSUS
9 5 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.31%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (0.98%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.65%) cPanel
12 2 (0.65%) Plesk
Vendors
1 173 (56.54%) Microsoft
2 168 (54.90%) VMware
3 74 (24.18%) Citrix
4 61 (19.93%) Cisco
5 42 (13.73%) HP
6 23 (7.52%) Veeam
7 20 (6.54%) Dell
7 20 (6.54%) Intel Security
8 15 (4.90%) NetApp
9 14 (4.58%) Apple
10 12 (3.92%) Symantec
11 10 (3.27%) Juniper
11 10 (3.27%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.27%) SonicWALL
11 10 (3.27%) Zerto
12 9 (2.94%) Avaya
13 8 (2.61%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.96%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.96%) Sophos
14 6 (1.96%) Veritas
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Logic Business Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + OT + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
greywood
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 26 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ultimate Products
Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per annum (experience depending)
Posted: 20 days ago
Keswick
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago