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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 93 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 156 211 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.75% 3.25% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.48% 13.96% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 130 163 191
Average salary £30,365 £33,500 £29,339
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.35% +14.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,400 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
1250 1512 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.03% 23.28% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1247 1451
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 93 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Cheshire -19 23 £24,000 -29.41% 4
Merseyside +13 19 £27,500 -26.66% 11
Cumbria - 11 £20,500 -
Lancashire -2 10 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 360 (100.00%) Windows
2 243 (67.50%) Active Directory
3 223 (61.94%) Microsoft
4 219 (60.83%) Windows Server
5 207 (57.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 185 (51.39%) MS Exchange
7 177 (49.17%) VMware
8 133 (36.94%) Windows 7
9 127 (35.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 123 (34.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 111 (30.83%) Cisco
12 108 (30.00%) SQL
13 105 (29.17%) ITIL
14 103 (28.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 92 (25.56%) DNS
16 91 (25.28%) DHCP
16 91 (25.28%) MS Excel
17 87 (24.17%) SAN
18 86 (23.89%) TCP/IP
19 84 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 83 (23.06%) SQL Server
21 82 (22.78%) Citrix
22 81 (22.50%) MS Office
23 79 (21.94%) Exchange Server 2013
24 73 (20.28%) LAN
25 71 (19.72%) Firewall
26 68 (18.89%) Finance
27 67 (18.61%) Windows XP
27 67 (18.61%) Hyper-V
28 65 (18.06%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 185 (51.39%) MS Exchange
2 127 (35.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (21.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (9.72%) SharePoint
6 30 (8.33%) Skype for Business
7 26 (7.22%) IIS
8 15 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.11%) JBoss
10 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.28%) Apache
12 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.28%) nginx
12 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 91 (25.28%) MS Excel
2 81 (22.50%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Line 500
2 2 (0.56%) FastStats
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 64 (17.78%) Office 365
2 12 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.39%) SaaS
4 4 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 92 (25.56%) DNS
2 91 (25.28%) DHCP
3 87 (24.17%) SAN
4 86 (23.89%) TCP/IP
5 73 (20.28%) LAN
6 71 (19.72%) Firewall
7 59 (16.39%) VPN
8 58 (16.11%) WAN
9 23 (6.39%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (4.17%) VoIP
11 14 (3.89%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (3.33%) Wireless
13 10 (2.78%) IP Telephony
13 10 (2.78%) NAS
14 9 (2.50%) Internet
14 9 (2.50%) VLAN
15 8 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.22%) Network Security
16 7 (1.94%) Broadband
17 6 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 63 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 29 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (7.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 27 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (6.67%) DTS
7 21 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.83%) ERwin
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (18.89%) Finance
2 18 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.89%) Banking
4 12 (3.33%) Back Office
4 12 (3.33%) Law
5 11 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.94%) Retail
7 5 (1.39%) Legal
8 4 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 96 (26.67%) Analyst
2 78 (21.67%) IT Support
3 72 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 65 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 54 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 53 (14.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 47 (13.06%) IT Engineer
8 38 (10.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 31 (8.61%) Service Analyst
10 30 (8.33%) DBA
10 30 (8.33%) SQL DBA
11 28 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 28 (7.78%) Technical Support
12 25 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support
12 25 (6.94%) Server Engineer
13 24 (6.67%) Administrator
14 23 (6.39%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (6.39%) SQL Server DBA
15 21 (5.83%) IT Manager
15 21 (5.83%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.33%) .NET
2 4 (1.11%) Middleware
2 4 (1.11%) XML
3 3 (0.83%) COM
3 3 (0.83%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.28%) LAMP
4 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.28%) ODBC
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.72%) Replication
2 24 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.11%) Clustering
4 16 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 15 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.89%) Fat Client
6 14 (3.89%) Thin Client
7 13 (3.61%) iPad
8 12 (3.33%) iPhone
8 12 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 11 (3.06%) HP StoreVirtual
10 8 (2.22%) EqualLogic
10 8 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.67%) RSA SecurID
11 6 (1.67%) Symmetrix
12 5 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 360 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (60.83%) Windows Server
3 207 (57.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 133 (36.94%) Windows 7
5 123 (34.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (18.61%) Windows XP
7 65 (18.06%) Windows 8
8 29 (8.06%) Linux
9 18 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 13 (3.61%) Unix
11 11 (3.06%) AIX
12 8 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.94%) CentOS
14 5 (1.39%) Android
14 5 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.39%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.17%) ITIL
2 32 (8.89%) High Availability
3 31 (8.61%) Capacity Planning
4 30 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (7.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 25 (6.94%) Service Management
7 24 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
8 16 (4.44%) Change Management
9 13 (3.61%) Incident Management
9 13 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (3.61%) Load Balancing
9 13 (3.61%) Mentoring
9 13 (3.61%) Patch Management
10 11 (3.06%) ITIL V3
10 11 (3.06%) Problem Management
11 10 (2.78%) ITIL V2
11 10 (2.78%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (2.50%) Business Continuity
12 9 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 108 (30.00%) SQL
2 44 (12.22%) PowerShell
3 30 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 12 (3.33%) VB
5 10 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (0.28%) Perl
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (28.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (17.22%) MCSE
3 55 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (14.44%) MCP
5 51 (14.17%) CCNA
6 47 (13.06%) MCITP
7 46 (12.78%) MCSA
8 32 (8.89%) MCTS
9 30 (8.33%) Degree
10 28 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (3.06%) CCNP
14 10 (2.78%) A+ Certification
14 10 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (2.50%) MCDST
16 7 (1.94%) CISSP
16 7 (1.94%) HP ASE
16 7 (1.94%) RHCE
16 7 (1.94%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 243 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 84 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (18.61%) Hyper-V
4 29 (8.06%) vSphere
5 26 (7.22%) XenApp
6 17 (4.72%) Terminal Services
7 15 (4.17%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.94%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.67%) SRDF
12 6 (1.67%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.39%) Xen
14 3 (0.83%) XenServer
15 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.56%) Postfix
16 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 38 (10.56%) SCCM
2 22 (6.11%) LiteSpeed
3 20 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (5.00%) WSUS
5 16 (4.44%) Backup Exec
6 14 (3.89%) SCOM
7 10 (2.78%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
9 5 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (1.11%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.83%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.83%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.83%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.56%) SnapMirror
12 2 (0.56%) SnapVault
12 2 (0.56%) ThinApp
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 223 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 177 (49.17%) VMware
3 111 (30.83%) Cisco
4 82 (22.78%) Citrix
5 38 (10.56%) Dell
6 33 (9.17%) HP
6 33 (9.17%) Symantec
7 30 (8.33%) Intel Security
8 27 (7.50%) Sophos
9 24 (6.67%) NetApp
10 14 (3.89%) Veeam
11 13 (3.61%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.33%) EMC
12 12 (3.33%) Remedy
13 11 (3.06%) Apple
14 10 (2.78%) IBM
14 10 (2.78%) Oracle
15 9 (2.50%) Avaya
15 9 (2.50%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.50%) GFI Software
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Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Private Healthcare, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Alfa Travel
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35600.00 per annum + Pension & Fantastic benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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adviserplus
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Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Northwich
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £26,000 - £30,000
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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