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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 33 25 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.33% 6.14% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 28.00% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Median salary £23,500 £35,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.26% +58.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 51 25 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 22.57% 21.93% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 14
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £41,500
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

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Veeam
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) XenServer
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) MCSA
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
3 5 (71.43%) Sophos
3 5 (71.43%) Forcepoint
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSA
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Veeam
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Forcepoint
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec