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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 95 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 150 197 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 3.12% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.09% 13.70% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 121 161 182
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
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
1241 1438 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.15% 22.75% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1179 1473
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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 £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 94 £35,000 +10.23% 23
Cheshire +4 26 £28,000 -17.64% 6
Merseyside -3 16 £32,500 +47.72% 4
Lancashire -5 10 £26,500 -18.46% 2
Cumbria +5 4 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 331 (100.00%) Windows
2 205 (61.93%) Microsoft
3 201 (60.73%) Windows Server
4 199 (60.12%) Active Directory
5 187 (56.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 154 (46.53%) MS Exchange
7 142 (42.90%) VMware
8 121 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 102 (30.82%) Windows 7
10 100 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 92 (27.79%) ITIL
12 91 (27.49%) MS Excel
13 89 (26.89%) SQL
14 84 (25.38%) SQL Server
15 80 (24.17%) Cisco
16 75 (22.66%) DNS
16 75 (22.66%) Citrix
17 74 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 73 (22.05%) DHCP
19 71 (21.45%) Office 365
20 69 (20.85%) MS Office
21 68 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2013
22 66 (19.94%) Firewall
23 64 (19.34%) TCP/IP
24 62 (18.73%) SAN
24 62 (18.73%) Hyper-V
25 59 (17.82%) LAN
26 56 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
27 54 (16.31%) MCSE
28 52 (15.71%) Finance

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
1 154 (46.53%) MS Exchange
2 100 (30.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (9.97%) SharePoint
6 24 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (4.83%) IIS
8 13 (3.93%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.81%) Apache
9 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.51%) NetWeaver
11 4 (1.21%) nginx
12 3 (0.91%) CMS
12 3 (0.91%) JBoss
12 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 91 (27.49%) MS Excel
2 69 (20.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) FastStats
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 71 (21.45%) Office 365
2 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) PaaS
3 3 (0.91%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (22.66%) DNS
2 73 (22.05%) DHCP
3 66 (19.94%) Firewall
4 64 (19.34%) TCP/IP
5 62 (18.73%) SAN
6 59 (17.82%) LAN
7 43 (12.99%) VPN
8 42 (12.69%) WAN
9 12 (3.63%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (3.02%) VoIP
11 10 (3.02%) Wireless
12 8 (2.42%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.81%) BGP
13 6 (1.81%) CTI
13 6 (1.81%) OSPF
13 6 (1.81%) VLAN
14 5 (1.51%) NAS
14 5 (1.51%) Network Security
14 5 (1.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (7.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 26 (7.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 25 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (7.25%) DTS
6 24 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.51%) DB2
9 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.30%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) ERwin
1 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 52 (15.71%) Finance
2 15 (4.53%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.32%) Law
5 9 (2.72%) Back Office
5 9 (2.72%) Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Legal
7 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (22.66%) Analyst
2 68 (20.54%) IT Support
3 67 (20.24%) Support Engineer
4 55 (16.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (14.50%) Support Analyst
6 42 (12.69%) IT Engineer
7 35 (10.57%) Administrator
8 34 (10.27%) IT Support Engineer
9 32 (9.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support
10 28 (8.46%) DBA
10 28 (8.46%) SQL DBA
11 25 (7.55%) IT Analyst
12 24 (7.25%) Server Engineer
13 21 (6.34%) Technical Support
14 19 (5.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 19 (5.74%) Service Analyst
15 18 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 18 (5.44%) IT Support Analyst
15 18 (5.44%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.65%) .NET
2 5 (1.51%) SAP Basis
2 5 (1.51%) Web Services
3 4 (1.21%) XML
4 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (0.91%) COM
4 3 (0.91%) CSS
4 3 (0.91%) HTML
4 3 (0.91%) jQuery
4 3 (0.91%) JSON
4 3 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (0.91%) Middleware
5 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.18%) Replication
2 23 (6.95%) Clustering
3 20 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.44%) Driving Licence
5 15 (4.53%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.93%) iPad
7 10 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.02%) Symmetrix
8 9 (2.72%) Mobile Computing
9 8 (2.42%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.42%) Thin Client
10 7 (2.11%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.51%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.21%) iPhone
13 4 (1.21%) RSA SecurID
14 3 (0.91%) CLARiiON
14 3 (0.91%) Life Science
14 3 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 331 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (60.73%) Windows Server
3 187 (56.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 121 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 102 (30.82%) Windows 7
6 45 (13.60%) Windows XP
7 40 (12.08%) Windows 8
8 33 (9.97%) Linux
9 25 (7.55%) Windows 10
10 19 (5.74%) Unix
11 13 (3.93%) AIX
12 9 (2.72%) CentOS
12 9 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.51%) Android
13 5 (1.51%) Debian
14 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.79%) ITIL
2 29 (8.76%) High Availability
3 26 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (7.55%) Service Management
5 23 (6.95%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (6.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (5.74%) Performance Analysis
8 14 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (4.23%) Problem Management
9 13 (3.93%) Change Control
10 12 (3.63%) Mentoring
10 12 (3.63%) Patch Management
11 11 (3.32%) Project Management
11 11 (3.32%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (2.72%) Line Management
12 9 (2.72%) Time Management
13 8 (2.42%) Data Protection
13 8 (2.42%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (2.42%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.89%) SQL
2 50 (15.11%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.46%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.72%) VB
5 9 (2.72%) VBScript
6 7 (2.11%) C#
7 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.51%) Perl
8 4 (1.21%) Python
9 3 (0.91%) C++
9 3 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) Tcl
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (16.31%) MCSE
3 42 (12.69%) MCP
4 41 (12.39%) MCSA
5 38 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (10.57%) MCITP
7 31 (9.37%) CCNA
8 17 (5.14%) Degree
9 15 (4.53%) MCTS
10 14 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (3.63%) CCNP
12 10 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.42%) A+ Certification
13 8 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.51%) CISSP
14 5 (1.51%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (1.51%) HP ASE
14 5 (1.51%) RHCE
14 5 (1.51%) Security+ Certification
15 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.85%) SLA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 199 (60.12%) Active Directory
2 62 (18.73%) Hyper-V
3 56 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.65%) XenApp
5 21 (6.34%) vSphere
6 19 (5.74%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.81%) SRDF
9 5 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.51%) Xen
10 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.21%) Varnish
10 4 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.60%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.60%) XenServer
13 1 (0.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 29 (8.76%) SCCM
2 21 (6.34%) Backup Exec
3 17 (5.14%) LiteSpeed
4 16 (4.83%) WSUS
5 10 (3.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.72%) HP SIM
7 8 (2.42%) AirWatch
7 8 (2.42%) SCOM
8 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.21%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.21%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.91%) Cacti
10 3 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.91%) Munin
10 3 (0.91%) Nagios
10 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.91%) Puppet
10 3 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 205 (61.93%) Microsoft
2 142 (42.90%) VMware
3 80 (24.17%) Cisco
4 75 (22.66%) Citrix
5 30 (9.06%) HP
6 26 (7.85%) Dell
7 21 (6.34%) Sophos
8 16 (4.83%) Symantec
9 14 (4.23%) Intel Security
10 12 (3.63%) EMC
10 12 (3.63%) IBM
10 12 (3.63%) Remedy
11 11 (3.32%) Oracle
11 11 (3.32%) Veeam
12 10 (3.02%) Avaya
13 9 (2.72%) F5
14 8 (2.42%) MobileIron
14 8 (2.42%) NetApp
14 8 (2.42%) Nimble Storage
14 8 (2.42%) Red Hat
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5% Annual Bonus
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
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