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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 99 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 149 204 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.72% 3.35% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.63% 14.73% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 119 162 172
Median salary £27,750 £32,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
England

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
1180 1385 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.58% 22.72% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1136 1396
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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
Manchester -5 84 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Cheshire -12 26 £25,500 -25.00% 8
Merseyside +7 20 £26,500 +20.45% 7
Lancashire -4 11 £26,250 -16.00% 2
Cumbria +6 8 £20,500 -24.07%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 341 (100.00%) Windows
2 225 (65.98%) Active Directory
3 214 (62.76%) Microsoft
4 201 (58.94%) Windows Server
5 189 (55.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 172 (50.44%) MS Exchange
7 163 (47.80%) VMware
8 126 (36.95%) Windows 7
9 117 (34.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 113 (33.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 100 (29.33%) ITIL
12 98 (28.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 96 (28.15%) Cisco
14 93 (27.27%) MS Excel
15 92 (26.98%) SQL
16 83 (24.34%) MS Office
17 82 (24.05%) DHCP
17 82 (24.05%) DNS
18 80 (23.46%) SQL Server
19 76 (22.29%) Citrix
19 76 (22.29%) Exchange Server 2013
20 74 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
21 72 (21.11%) Office 365
21 72 (21.11%) TCP/IP
22 71 (20.82%) LAN
23 69 (20.23%) SAN
24 67 (19.65%) Hyper-V
25 63 (18.48%) MCSE
26 62 (18.18%) Finance
27 61 (17.89%) Firewall

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
1 172 (50.44%) MS Exchange
2 113 (33.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (22.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 21 (6.16%) Skype for Business
7 19 (5.57%) IIS
7 19 (5.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.17%) Apache
10 4 (1.17%) JBoss
10 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.88%) CMS
11 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.59%) nginx
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 93 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 83 (24.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Line 500
2 2 (0.59%) FastStats
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 72 (21.11%) Office 365
2 14 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.47%) SaaS
4 4 (1.17%) PaaS
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 82 (24.05%) DHCP
1 82 (24.05%) DNS
2 72 (21.11%) TCP/IP
3 71 (20.82%) LAN
4 69 (20.23%) SAN
5 61 (17.89%) Firewall
6 56 (16.42%) WAN
7 53 (15.54%) VPN
8 20 (5.87%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (4.11%) VoIP
10 12 (3.52%) Wireless
11 9 (2.64%) IP Telephony
11 9 (2.64%) VLAN
12 8 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.35%) NAS
13 7 (2.05%) Network Security
13 7 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.76%) DDNS
14 6 (1.76%) Internet
14 6 (1.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 58 (17.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 22 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.87%) DTS
7 19 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) ERwin
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 62 (18.18%) Finance
2 19 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.52%) Back Office
4 12 (3.52%) Law
5 11 (3.23%) Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 88 (25.81%) Analyst
2 74 (21.70%) IT Support
3 68 (19.94%) Support Engineer
4 57 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (14.96%) Support Analyst
6 45 (13.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 43 (12.61%) IT Engineer
8 36 (10.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 31 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 26 (7.62%) Service Analyst
10 26 (7.62%) Technical Support
11 25 (7.33%) Administrator
12 24 (7.04%) DBA
12 24 (7.04%) Server Engineer
12 24 (7.04%) SQL DBA
13 23 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
14 22 (6.45%) IT Analyst
15 21 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 21 (6.16%) IT Technician
16 20 (5.87%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.11%) .NET
2 5 (1.47%) Web Services
3 4 (1.17%) Middleware
3 4 (1.17%) XML
4 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (0.88%) COM
4 3 (0.88%) CSS
4 3 (0.88%) HTML
4 3 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.29%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.29%) ODBC
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.09%) Replication
2 24 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.99%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.69%) Clustering
5 13 (3.81%) iPad
6 12 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.23%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.93%) HP StoreVirtual
9 9 (2.64%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.64%) iPhone
9 9 (2.64%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.35%) EqualLogic
10 8 (2.35%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.76%) RSA SecurID
11 6 (1.76%) Symmetrix
12 5 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.17%) Life Science
13 4 (1.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 341 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (58.94%) Windows Server
3 189 (55.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 126 (36.95%) Windows 7
5 117 (34.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (17.01%) Windows XP
7 54 (15.84%) Windows 8
8 34 (9.97%) Linux
9 21 (6.16%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.11%) Unix
11 13 (3.81%) AIX
12 9 (2.64%) CentOS
12 9 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.47%) Android
14 4 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.17%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.33%) ITIL
2 30 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (8.50%) High Availability
3 29 (8.50%) Service Management
4 27 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (5.87%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (4.11%) Problem Management
8 13 (3.81%) Change Management
8 13 (3.81%) Mentoring
8 13 (3.81%) Patch Management
9 11 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 11 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 10 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (2.93%) Information Security
10 10 (2.93%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (2.93%) Load Balancing
10 10 (2.93%) Project Management
10 10 (2.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 9 (2.64%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (26.98%) SQL
2 39 (11.44%) PowerShell
3 24 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.23%) VB
5 10 (2.93%) VBScript
6 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.17%) C#
8 3 (0.88%) Perl
9 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.59%) Python
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (28.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (18.48%) MCSE
3 49 (14.37%) MCP
4 48 (14.08%) MCITP
5 46 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (13.49%) MCSA
6 42 (12.32%) CCNA
7 26 (7.62%) MCTS
8 25 (7.33%) Degree
9 18 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.23%) CCNP
12 10 (2.93%) A+ Certification
12 10 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (2.93%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (2.05%) CISSP
13 7 (2.05%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (2.05%) HP ASE
13 7 (2.05%) RHCE
13 7 (2.05%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 225 (65.98%) Active Directory
2 74 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (19.65%) Hyper-V
4 27 (7.92%) vSphere
5 21 (6.16%) XenApp
6 19 (5.57%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (2.64%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.76%) SRDF
9 6 (1.76%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.47%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.47%) Xen
11 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.59%) Varnish
11 2 (0.59%) XenServer
12 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.29%) Postfix
12 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 34 (9.97%) SCCM
2 22 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 17 (4.99%) LiteSpeed
3 17 (4.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (4.99%) WSUS
4 10 (2.93%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.35%) SCOM
6 6 (1.76%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.76%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.17%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.59%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.59%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.59%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.29%) Puppet
10 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 214 (62.76%) Microsoft
2 163 (47.80%) VMware
3 96 (28.15%) Cisco
4 76 (22.29%) Citrix
5 38 (11.14%) Dell
6 35 (10.26%) HP
7 25 (7.33%) Sophos
8 24 (7.04%) Symantec
9 22 (6.45%) Intel Security
10 13 (3.81%) NetApp
10 13 (3.81%) Veeam
11 10 (2.93%) Avaya
11 10 (2.93%) IBM
11 10 (2.93%) Oracle
11 10 (2.93%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.93%) SonicWALL
12 9 (2.64%) F5
12 9 (2.64%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.35%) EMC
13 8 (2.35%) MobileIron
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