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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 94 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 198 202 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.15% 3.29% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.68% 13.08% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 183 151 201
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
1562 1544 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.84% 25.16% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1233 1592
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +21 142 £32,500 -2.25% 10
Cheshire +7 37 £21,500 -14.00% 10
Merseyside -24 12 £38,000 +5.50% 3
Lancashire -22 7 £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 7 December 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.

1 368 (100.00%) Windows
2 270 (73.37%) Windows Server
3 248 (67.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 235 (63.86%) Active Directory
5 215 (58.42%) Microsoft
6 184 (50.00%) VMware
7 132 (35.87%) MS Exchange
8 110 (29.89%) DNS
9 108 (29.35%) ITIL
10 104 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 103 (27.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 101 (27.45%) Windows 7
13 93 (25.27%) SQL Server
14 92 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 90 (24.46%) Office 365
16 89 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 84 (22.83%) Firewall
18 81 (22.01%) DHCP
19 75 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
20 74 (20.11%) MCSE
20 74 (20.11%) Citrix
21 73 (19.84%) Cisco
21 73 (19.84%) LAN
22 67 (18.21%) SQL
23 64 (17.39%) MS Excel
24 63 (17.12%) TCP/IP
25 62 (16.85%) WAN
25 62 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2013
26 58 (15.76%) MS Office
26 58 (15.76%) Windows 8

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
1 132 (35.87%) MS Exchange
2 75 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (15.22%) IIS
5 43 (11.68%) SharePoint
6 24 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (3.53%) Apache
9 11 (2.99%) NetWeaver
10 10 (2.72%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.63%) nginx
12 3 (0.82%) Site Server
13 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.27%) WordPress
14 1 (0.27%) Zimbra
Applications
1 64 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 58 (15.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 90 (24.46%) Office 365
2 18 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.63%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.09%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 110 (29.89%) DNS
2 84 (22.83%) Firewall
3 81 (22.01%) DHCP
4 73 (19.84%) LAN
5 63 (17.12%) TCP/IP
6 62 (16.85%) WAN
7 50 (13.59%) SAN
8 45 (12.23%) VPN
9 27 (7.34%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (5.43%) VoIP
11 19 (5.16%) SNMP
12 18 (4.89%) VLAN
13 17 (4.62%) IPsec
14 16 (4.35%) GSM
14 16 (4.35%) Internet
15 11 (2.99%) Wireless
16 10 (2.72%) DDNS
16 10 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (2.45%) NetScaler
17 9 (2.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (2.99%) DB2
5 10 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.45%) MySQL
7 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.36%) DTS
9 5 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.36%) Subversion
General
1 31 (8.42%) Finance
2 9 (2.45%) Manufacturing
2 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.17%) Legal
4 6 (1.63%) Retail
5 5 (1.36%) Back Office
5 5 (1.36%) Banking
5 5 (1.36%) Law
5 5 (1.36%) Marketing
6 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (20.92%) Support Engineer
2 70 (19.02%) Analyst
3 62 (16.85%) IT Support
4 60 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (13.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (9.78%) Support Analyst
7 35 (9.51%) Administrator
7 35 (9.51%) IT Engineer
8 34 (9.24%) Server Engineer
9 29 (7.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 29 (7.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 28 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 28 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 28 (7.61%) IT Analyst
11 27 (7.34%) Infrastructure Support
11 27 (7.34%) IT Support Analyst
12 21 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
13 20 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.89%) Monitoring Engineer
15 17 (4.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.62%) .NET
2 12 (3.26%) Web Services
3 11 (2.99%) SAP Basis
4 7 (1.90%) XML
5 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.63%) HTML
5 6 (1.63%) JSON
5 6 (1.63%) LAMP
6 5 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.36%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.36%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.27%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
1 28 (7.61%) Clustering
2 27 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.43%) iPad
4 13 (3.53%) HP StoreVirtual
5 11 (2.99%) Replication
5 11 (2.99%) RSA SecurID
6 9 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.36%) iPhone
9 4 (1.09%) PKI
10 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.54%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 368 (100.00%) Windows
2 270 (73.37%) Windows Server
3 248 (67.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 101 (27.45%) Windows 7
6 58 (15.76%) Windows 8
7 40 (10.87%) Linux
8 33 (8.97%) Windows 10
9 27 (7.34%) Unix
10 20 (5.43%) Windows XP
11 16 (4.35%) Mac OS X
12 12 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.45%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (2.17%) CentOS
15 6 (1.63%) Debian
16 5 (1.36%) AIX
17 4 (1.09%) Mac OS
17 4 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.35%) ITIL
2 31 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (7.07%) Service Management
4 20 (5.43%) Service Delivery
5 18 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (4.62%) High Availability
7 16 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 15 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 14 (3.80%) Coaching
10 12 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (2.99%) SAP Implementation
11 11 (2.99%) Time Management
12 10 (2.72%) Patch Management
13 9 (2.45%) Information Security
13 9 (2.45%) ITIL V3
13 9 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (2.45%) Problem Management
13 9 (2.45%) Web Filtering
14 8 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.21%) SQL
2 53 (14.40%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.62%) Python
4 13 (3.53%) VBScript
5 11 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.99%) VB
6 10 (2.72%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.90%) PHP
7 7 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.63%) C#
8 6 (1.63%) Perl
9 5 (1.36%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) C
10 1 (0.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 89 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (20.11%) MCSE
3 41 (11.14%) MCSA
4 39 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (9.78%) MCP
6 35 (9.51%) MCITP
7 29 (7.88%) CCNA
8 21 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (5.43%) Degree
10 18 (4.89%) CCNP
11 10 (2.72%) MCTS
12 9 (2.45%) NCIE
13 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.36%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.36%) Security Cleared
15 3 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.54%) CCA
16 2 (0.54%) HND
16 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.24%) SLA
2 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 235 (63.86%) Active Directory
2 103 (27.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.05%) vSphere
5 27 (7.34%) XenApp
6 11 (2.99%) vCloud
6 11 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.90%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.63%) Varnish
10 6 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.36%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.27%) KVM
13 1 (0.27%) pfSense
13 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (9.78%) SCCM
2 31 (8.42%) SCOM
3 25 (6.79%) HP SIM
4 18 (4.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 18 (4.89%) SCOrch
5 17 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (4.35%) Puppet
7 14 (3.80%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.99%) Ansible
8 11 (2.99%) vMotion
8 11 (2.99%) WSUS
9 10 (2.72%) ServiceCenter
10 6 (1.63%) Cacti
10 6 (1.63%) Nagios
11 5 (1.36%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.36%) Munin
11 5 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 215 (58.42%) Microsoft
2 184 (50.00%) VMware
3 74 (20.11%) Citrix
4 73 (19.84%) Cisco
5 56 (15.22%) HP
6 26 (7.07%) Apple
7 24 (6.52%) Dell
8 22 (5.98%) Veeam
9 15 (4.08%) Intel Security
9 15 (4.08%) NetApp
9 15 (4.08%) SolarWinds
10 12 (3.26%) Oracle
10 12 (3.26%) SAP
11 11 (2.99%) Juniper
11 11 (2.99%) Zerto
12 10 (2.72%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.45%) Avaya
14 8 (2.17%) EMC
14 8 (2.17%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.17%) SonicWALL
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