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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / North West
Rank 122 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 130 215 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.22% 3.86% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.10% 15.07% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 112 174 218
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
1287 1427 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.93% 25.61% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 1160 1617
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -33 95 £31,600 -2.76% 17
Cheshire -17 22 £21,750 -13.86% 4
Lancashire -16 7 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Merseyside -19 6 £29,000 -19.48% 5
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 331 (100.00%) Windows
2 250 (75.53%) Windows Server
3 228 (68.88%) Active Directory
4 224 (67.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 189 (57.10%) Microsoft
6 179 (54.08%) VMware
7 131 (39.58%) MS Exchange
8 106 (32.02%) DNS
9 102 (30.82%) ITIL
9 102 (30.82%) Windows 7
10 100 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 88 (26.59%) Hyper-V
12 85 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 84 (25.38%) Office 365
14 81 (24.47%) SQL Server
14 81 (24.47%) DHCP
15 79 (23.87%) Citrix
16 78 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 72 (21.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 70 (21.15%) Cisco
19 68 (20.54%) MCSE
20 67 (20.24%) LAN
21 65 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2013
22 62 (18.73%) Firewall
23 61 (18.43%) Windows 8
24 60 (18.13%) MS Office
25 57 (17.22%) MS Excel
26 56 (16.92%) WAN
27 52 (15.71%) SQL
28 51 (15.41%) HP

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
1 131 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 72 (21.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (15.11%) IIS
5 32 (9.67%) SharePoint
6 20 (6.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.42%) Apache
9 7 (2.11%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.21%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.91%) Site Server
12 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.30%) JBoss
12 1 (0.30%) nginx
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.30%) Zimbra
Applications
1 60 (18.13%) MS Office
2 57 (17.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 84 (25.38%) Office 365
2 19 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.81%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.21%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.60%) IaaS
7 2 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (32.02%) DNS
2 81 (24.47%) DHCP
3 67 (20.24%) LAN
4 62 (18.73%) Firewall
5 56 (16.92%) WAN
6 50 (15.11%) TCP/IP
7 49 (14.80%) SAN
8 44 (13.29%) VPN
9 29 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (6.95%) VoIP
11 19 (5.74%) VLAN
12 17 (5.14%) IPsec
13 15 (4.53%) SNMP
14 14 (4.23%) Internet
14 14 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (3.63%) GSM
16 11 (3.32%) Wireless
17 10 (3.02%) DDNS
17 10 (3.02%) Skype
18 8 (2.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.72%) MySQL
5 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.21%) DB2
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) DTS
10 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (7.25%) Finance
2 13 (3.93%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.81%) Retail
5 5 (1.51%) Back Office
5 5 (1.51%) Legal
5 5 (1.51%) Marketing
6 4 (1.21%) Law
7 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (24.77%) Support Engineer
2 61 (18.43%) Analyst
3 60 (18.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (16.92%) IT Support
5 48 (14.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (10.57%) IT Engineer
7 33 (9.97%) Server Engineer
8 32 (9.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 32 (9.67%) Support Analyst
9 29 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 29 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 28 (8.46%) IT Support Engineer
11 24 (7.25%) VMware Engineer
12 22 (6.65%) Infrastructure Support
12 22 (6.65%) IT Analyst
12 22 (6.65%) IT Support Analyst
13 21 (6.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 20 (6.04%) Administrator
15 19 (5.74%) Senior VMware Engineer
16 16 (4.83%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.93%) Web Services
2 9 (2.72%) .NET
3 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.81%) HTML
3 6 (1.81%) LAMP
4 4 (1.21%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.91%) REST
6 2 (0.60%) XML
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.88%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.65%) iPad
4 16 (4.83%) Clustering
5 12 (3.63%) RSA SecurID
6 11 (3.32%) HP StoreVirtual
7 8 (2.42%) Mobile Computing
8 7 (2.11%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.11%) iPhone
8 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.81%) Replication
10 5 (1.51%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.51%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.21%) PKI
12 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.60%) Biotechnology
13 2 (0.60%) Fintech
14 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 331 (100.00%) Windows
2 250 (75.53%) Windows Server
3 224 (67.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 102 (30.82%) Windows 7
5 78 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (18.43%) Windows 8
7 34 (10.27%) Windows 10
8 30 (9.06%) Linux
9 18 (5.44%) Windows XP
10 17 (5.14%) Unix
11 16 (4.83%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.72%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.81%) AIX
14 6 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.91%) CentOS
16 1 (0.30%) Android
16 1 (0.30%) Debian
16 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.82%) ITIL
2 33 (9.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.16%) Service Management
4 18 (5.44%) High Availability
4 18 (5.44%) Service Delivery
5 14 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (4.23%) Coaching
6 12 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (3.63%) Mentoring
7 11 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (3.32%) Configuration Management
7 11 (3.32%) Migration
8 10 (3.02%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (2.72%) Information Security
10 8 (2.42%) Patch Management
11 7 (2.11%) CRM
11 7 (2.11%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.11%) ITIL V3
12 6 (1.81%) Project Management
12 6 (1.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.71%) SQL
2 47 (14.20%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.63%) Python
4 11 (3.32%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.02%) VB
5 10 (3.02%) VBScript
6 6 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.30%) C
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (20.54%) MCSE
3 38 (11.48%) MCITP
4 36 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (10.57%) MCSA
6 34 (10.27%) MCP
7 28 (8.46%) CCNA
8 21 (6.34%) Degree
8 21 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (4.83%) CCNP
10 10 (3.02%) MCTS
11 9 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.72%) NCIE
12 5 (1.51%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.60%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.60%) CCA
15 2 (0.60%) CCAA
15 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.76%) SLA
2 6 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 228 (68.88%) Active Directory
2 100 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (26.59%) Hyper-V
4 38 (11.48%) vSphere
5 25 (7.55%) XenApp
6 12 (3.63%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (3.32%) vCloud
7 11 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (3.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (3.02%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.30%) KVM
11 1 (0.30%) pfSense
11 1 (0.30%) Varnish
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.30%) Xen
11 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (8.46%) SCCM
2 25 (7.55%) SCOM
3 21 (6.34%) HP SIM
4 14 (4.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 14 (4.23%) SCOrch
5 13 (3.93%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (3.32%) Ansible
7 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (3.32%) Puppet
7 11 (3.32%) vMotion
8 10 (3.02%) ServiceCenter
9 9 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.81%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.81%) WSUS
11 5 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.91%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 189 (57.10%) Microsoft
2 179 (54.08%) VMware
3 79 (23.87%) Citrix
4 70 (21.15%) Cisco
5 51 (15.41%) HP
6 23 (6.95%) Veeam
7 21 (6.34%) Dell
8 20 (6.04%) Apple
9 19 (5.74%) Intel Security
10 14 (4.23%) NetApp
10 14 (4.23%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.63%) Juniper
11 12 (3.63%) Symantec
12 11 (3.32%) Zerto
13 10 (3.02%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.02%) SonicWALL
14 8 (2.42%) Avaya
15 7 (2.11%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.11%) Sophos
16 5 (1.51%) Veritas
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Acorn Insurance
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Gym, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £250000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Mint
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 24k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus pension & profit-share scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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