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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 109 107 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 168 176 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.64% 2.64% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.68% 11.03% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 145 129 219
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £50,000
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
1325 1596 1617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.81% 23.90% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1292 1331
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,925 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +10 111 £37,500 +25.00% 24
Cheshire +15 34 £22,000 -37.14% 5
Merseyside -15 14 £36,000 -2.70% 3
Lancashire +5 9 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 317 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (70.35%) Windows Server
3 199 (62.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 188 (59.31%) Active Directory
5 186 (58.68%) Microsoft
6 148 (46.69%) VMware
7 135 (42.59%) MS Exchange
8 118 (37.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 94 (29.65%) ITIL
10 84 (26.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 79 (24.92%) SQL Server
12 78 (24.61%) DNS
13 77 (24.29%) Firewall
14 75 (23.66%) MS Excel
15 73 (23.03%) Hyper-V
16 71 (22.40%) Cisco
17 68 (21.45%) SQL
17 68 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 67 (21.14%) Citrix
18 67 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 66 (20.82%) Office 365
20 65 (20.50%) DHCP
21 63 (19.87%) Windows 7
22 62 (19.56%) MCSE
23 60 (18.93%) PowerShell
24 52 (16.40%) Exchange Server 2013
25 48 (15.14%) MS Office
26 47 (14.83%) HP
27 44 (13.88%) SAN
28 43 (13.56%) LAN

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
1 135 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 84 (26.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (16.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 39 (12.30%) IIS
4 39 (12.30%) SharePoint
5 30 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (5.05%) Apache
8 11 (3.47%) NetWeaver
9 7 (2.21%) nginx
10 5 (1.58%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.95%) CMS
11 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.32%) JBoss
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 48 (15.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 66 (20.82%) Office 365
2 12 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 78 (24.61%) DNS
2 77 (24.29%) Firewall
3 65 (20.50%) DHCP
4 44 (13.88%) SAN
5 43 (13.56%) LAN
5 43 (13.56%) TCP/IP
6 39 (12.30%) WAN
7 33 (10.41%) VPN
8 15 (4.73%) SNMP
9 14 (4.42%) IPsec
10 13 (4.10%) GSM
11 10 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.84%) DDNS
12 9 (2.84%) IP Telephony
12 9 (2.84%) VLAN
13 8 (2.52%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.52%) VoIP
13 8 (2.52%) Wireless
14 7 (2.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (3.47%) DB2
5 11 (3.47%) DTS
5 11 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.21%) MySQL
7 6 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (0.32%) ERwin
General
1 35 (11.04%) Finance
2 14 (4.42%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.15%) Law
4 8 (2.52%) Legal
4 8 (2.52%) Retail
5 7 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.58%) Banking
7 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (20.50%) Analyst
2 61 (19.24%) Support Engineer
3 48 (15.14%) IT Support
4 45 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (12.30%) Administrator
6 34 (10.73%) Support Analyst
7 32 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (9.46%) IT Engineer
9 28 (8.83%) Server Engineer
10 27 (8.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
12 21 (6.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 21 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (5.36%) IT Analyst
13 17 (5.36%) Team Leader
14 16 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 15 (4.73%) Infrastructure Support
15 15 (4.73%) Monitoring Engineer
15 15 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
16 14 (4.42%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.26%) .NET
2 11 (3.47%) SAP Basis
2 11 (3.47%) Web Services
3 8 (2.52%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.52%) HTML
4 7 (2.21%) XML
5 6 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.89%) JSON
5 6 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (1.58%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.58%) LAMP
7 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.95%) CSS
7 3 (0.95%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) COM
8 1 (0.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.57%) Clustering
2 23 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.62%) Replication
4 16 (5.05%) iPad
5 13 (4.10%) Driving Licence
5 13 (4.10%) Mobile Computing
6 12 (3.79%) HP StoreVirtual
7 9 (2.84%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.84%) RSA SecurID
8 5 (1.58%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.58%) Symmetrix
8 5 (1.58%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.95%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) User Experience
10 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 317 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (70.35%) Windows Server
3 199 (62.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 118 (37.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 63 (19.87%) Windows 7
6 38 (11.99%) Linux
7 36 (11.36%) Windows 8
8 26 (8.20%) Unix
9 24 (7.57%) Windows 10
10 16 (5.05%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.15%) AIX
12 9 (2.84%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.52%) Debian
14 7 (2.21%) CentOS
14 7 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.89%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.63%) Android
18 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (29.65%) ITIL
2 33 (10.41%) Service Management
3 25 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (6.62%) High Availability
5 18 (5.68%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (4.42%) Problem Management
8 13 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (4.10%) Configuration Management
8 13 (4.10%) Time Management
9 11 (3.47%) Coaching
9 11 (3.47%) ITSM
9 11 (3.47%) Line Management
9 11 (3.47%) Project Management
9 11 (3.47%) SAP Implementation
10 10 (3.15%) ITIL V3
10 10 (3.15%) Mentoring
11 9 (2.84%) Change Control
11 9 (2.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.45%) SQL
2 60 (18.93%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.10%) VBScript
5 12 (3.79%) Python
5 12 (3.79%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.79%) VB
6 10 (3.15%) C#
7 8 (2.52%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.52%) PHP
8 7 (2.21%) Perl
9 6 (1.89%) C++
10 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 68 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (19.56%) MCSE
3 42 (13.25%) MCSA
4 34 (10.73%) MCP
5 26 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (8.20%) MCITP
6 21 (6.62%) Degree
7 19 (5.99%) CCNA
8 10 (3.15%) CCNP
8 10 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.52%) MCTS
10 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.26%) NCIE
12 2 (0.63%) CCA
12 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.63%) HND
13 1 (0.32%) MCPD
13 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.26%) SLA
2 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 188 (59.31%) Active Directory
2 73 (23.03%) Hyper-V
3 67 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (8.83%) XenApp
5 24 (7.57%) vSphere
6 13 (4.10%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.21%) Varnish
7 7 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.58%) vCloud
9 4 (1.26%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.63%) Xen
11 2 (0.63%) XenServer
12 1 (0.32%) SRDF
12 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (8.83%) SCCM
2 24 (7.57%) SCOM
3 17 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 17 (5.36%) HP SIM
4 15 (4.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 15 (4.73%) SCOrch
5 12 (3.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (3.79%) WSUS
6 11 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.47%) Puppet
7 10 (3.15%) AirWatch
8 9 (2.84%) ServiceCenter
9 6 (1.89%) Cacti
9 6 (1.89%) LiteSpeed
9 6 (1.89%) Munin
9 6 (1.89%) Nagios
10 5 (1.58%) Ansible
10 5 (1.58%) vMotion
11 4 (1.26%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 186 (58.68%) Microsoft
2 148 (46.69%) VMware
3 71 (22.40%) Cisco
4 67 (21.14%) Citrix
5 47 (14.83%) HP
6 21 (6.62%) Apple
7 19 (5.99%) Dell
8 17 (5.36%) Veeam
9 13 (4.10%) NetApp
10 12 (3.79%) Oracle
10 12 (3.79%) SAP
11 11 (3.47%) Avaya
12 9 (2.84%) 3PAR
12 9 (2.84%) EMC
12 9 (2.84%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (2.84%) Remedy
13 8 (2.52%) F5
13 8 (2.52%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.52%) Sophos
14 7 (2.21%) IBM
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