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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 101 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 158 205 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.69% 3.14% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.66% 13.50% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 126 169 209
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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
1248 1518 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.26% 23.22% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1226 1452
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -9 91 £39,500 +25.39% 18
Cheshire +12 39 £29,250 +12.32% 6
Merseyside -8 21 £36,000 +63.63% 6
Lancashire +5 7 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (67.20%) Windows Server
3 193 (61.46%) Microsoft
4 183 (58.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (56.37%) Active Directory
6 128 (40.76%) MS Exchange
7 122 (38.85%) VMware
8 111 (35.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 83 (26.43%) ITIL
9 83 (26.43%) Windows 7
10 80 (25.48%) SQL
10 80 (25.48%) MS Excel
11 77 (24.52%) Firewall
12 76 (24.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 74 (23.57%) Citrix
14 72 (22.93%) SQL Server
15 67 (21.34%) Office 365
16 66 (21.02%) Cisco
16 66 (21.02%) DNS
17 59 (18.79%) DHCP
18 56 (17.83%) MS Office
19 55 (17.52%) Hyper-V
20 54 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
21 49 (15.61%) Finance
21 49 (15.61%) PowerShell
22 47 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2013
23 46 (14.65%) TCP/IP
24 45 (14.33%) SAN
25 44 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
26 43 (13.69%) MCSE

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
1 128 (40.76%) MS Exchange
2 76 (24.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (10.19%) SharePoint
6 21 (6.69%) IIS
7 18 (5.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.18%) Apache
9 9 (2.87%) NetWeaver
10 7 (2.23%) nginx
10 7 (2.23%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.96%) CMS
12 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.32%) JBoss
14 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (25.48%) MS Excel
2 56 (17.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.64%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 67 (21.34%) Office 365
2 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (24.52%) Firewall
2 66 (21.02%) DNS
3 59 (18.79%) DHCP
4 46 (14.65%) TCP/IP
5 45 (14.33%) SAN
6 39 (12.42%) LAN
7 32 (10.19%) WAN
8 30 (9.55%) VPN
9 10 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.87%) IP Telephony
10 9 (2.87%) NetScaler
10 9 (2.87%) VoIP
11 8 (2.55%) Wireless
12 7 (2.23%) VLAN
13 6 (1.91%) BGP
13 6 (1.91%) CTI
13 6 (1.91%) GSM
13 6 (1.91%) OSPF
13 6 (1.91%) SNMP
14 4 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 17 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (5.10%) DTS
6 16 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.87%) DB2
9 6 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) MySQL
11 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.91%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.91%) Subversion
2 2 (0.64%) ERwin
General
1 49 (15.61%) Finance
2 12 (3.82%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.50%) Banking
3 11 (3.50%) Law
4 9 (2.87%) Legal
4 9 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (20.06%) Analyst
2 62 (19.75%) Support Engineer
3 54 (17.20%) IT Support
4 43 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (13.69%) Support Analyst
5 34 (10.83%) Administrator
5 34 (10.83%) IT Engineer
6 31 (9.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (9.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (8.92%) Server Engineer
8 27 (8.60%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (6.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 19 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 19 (6.05%) DBA
10 19 (6.05%) IT Analyst
10 19 (6.05%) SQL DBA
11 18 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 18 (5.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 18 (5.73%) Service Analyst
12 16 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.01%) .NET
2 9 (2.87%) SAP Basis
3 7 (2.23%) XML
4 6 (1.91%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.91%) JSON
4 6 (1.91%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (1.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.59%) Web Services
6 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (0.96%) CSS
6 3 (0.96%) HTML
6 3 (0.96%) jQuery
7 2 (0.64%) COM
8 1 (0.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.19%) Replication
2 23 (7.32%) Clustering
3 20 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.73%) Driving Licence
5 14 (4.46%) iPad
6 12 (3.82%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.18%) Mobile Computing
8 9 (2.87%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.87%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.91%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.91%) Symmetrix
10 5 (1.59%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (0.96%) iPhone
11 3 (0.96%) NHS
12 2 (0.64%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.64%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 314 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (67.20%) Windows Server
3 183 (58.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (35.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (26.43%) Windows 7
6 35 (11.15%) Windows 8
7 33 (10.51%) Windows XP
8 32 (10.19%) Linux
9 29 (9.24%) Windows 10
10 23 (7.32%) Unix
11 8 (2.55%) AIX
11 8 (2.55%) Debian
12 7 (2.23%) CentOS
12 7 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.91%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.59%) Android
15 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.43%) ITIL
2 26 (8.28%) Service Management
3 19 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.73%) High Availability
5 16 (5.10%) Problem Management
6 14 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (4.46%) Service Delivery
7 13 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.14%) Time Management
8 12 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (3.50%) Line Management
9 11 (3.50%) Mentoring
9 11 (3.50%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (3.18%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.18%) Project Management
11 9 (2.87%) Change Control
11 9 (2.87%) ITSM
11 9 (2.87%) Migration
11 9 (2.87%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.48%) SQL
2 49 (15.61%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.05%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.10%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.18%) C#
6 8 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.55%) VB
6 8 (2.55%) VBScript
7 7 (2.23%) Perl
7 7 (2.23%) PHP
7 7 (2.23%) Python
8 6 (1.91%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 54 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (13.69%) MCSE
3 35 (11.15%) MCSA
4 30 (9.55%) MCP
5 24 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (7.32%) MCITP
7 17 (5.41%) CCNA
8 13 (4.14%) Degree
9 11 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.23%) CCNP
11 6 (1.91%) MCTS
11 6 (1.91%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.96%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.64%) HND
14 2 (0.64%) MCDST
15 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.64%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 177 (56.37%) Active Directory
2 55 (17.52%) Hyper-V
3 44 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (7.32%) XenApp
5 21 (6.69%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.78%) vSphere
7 11 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.23%) Varnish
9 6 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.59%) Xen
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.64%) SRDF
11 2 (0.64%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.64%) XenServer
12 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (9.55%) SCCM
2 17 (5.41%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.14%) WSUS
4 12 (3.82%) SCOM
5 10 (3.18%) LiteSpeed
5 10 (3.18%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (2.55%) AirWatch
6 8 (2.55%) HP SIM
7 6 (1.91%) Cacti
7 6 (1.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (1.91%) Munin
7 6 (1.91%) Nagios
7 6 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.91%) Puppet
7 6 (1.91%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.27%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.64%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 193 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 122 (38.85%) VMware
3 74 (23.57%) Citrix
4 66 (21.02%) Cisco
5 29 (9.24%) HP
6 17 (5.41%) Dell
7 15 (4.78%) Sophos
8 12 (3.82%) Apple
8 12 (3.82%) Avaya
8 12 (3.82%) Veeam
9 11 (3.50%) Oracle
9 11 (3.50%) SAP
10 10 (3.18%) EMC
11 9 (2.87%) F5
11 9 (2.87%) Nimble Storage
11 9 (2.87%) Remedy
12 8 (2.55%) Mitel
13 7 (2.23%) Intel Security
13 7 (2.23%) MobileIron
13 7 (2.23%) Symantec
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