The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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
Manchester / Bolton
Rank - 11 35
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 10.96% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 53.33% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Median salary - £23,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.20%  
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 Bolton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 15 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 24.43% 20.55% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 36
Median salary £33,750 £23,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.73% -29.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bolton

Windows Server 2008
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

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 Bolton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Softphone
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Softphone
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint