The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.99% 6.06% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 23.53% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +17.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 69 34 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 45.70% 25.76% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 31
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Belfast

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Belfast.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam