Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East Midlands
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 143 130
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 +37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 63 65 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.91% 1.56% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 6.71% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 94
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.57% +41.00% -25.37%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,100 £19,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,750 £41,600
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +2.74% -1.35%

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

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 718 968 1,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.82% 23.25% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 586 641 969
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,188 £23,125 £22,950
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +16 27 £39,000 +41.82%
Derbyshire +22 17 £42,500 +38.21% 3
Leicestershire +33 11 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Lincolnshire -2 5 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire -1 3 £25,000 -29.58%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 40 (63.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (61.90%) Citrix
4 39 (61.90%) VMware
5 34 (53.97%) Windows Server
6 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 29 (46.03%) Windows 7
8 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
9 22 (34.92%) Windows 10
10 21 (33.33%) SAN
11 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (30.16%) SQL
13 18 (28.57%) Cisco
13 18 (28.57%) NetApp
14 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
14 16 (25.40%) Office 365
15 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (23.81%) DHCP
15 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
16 14 (22.22%) XenApp
16 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
16 14 (22.22%) DNS
17 13 (20.63%) ITIL
17 13 (20.63%) EMC
17 13 (20.63%) NetScaler
18 11 (17.46%) arcserve
18 11 (17.46%) NetBackup
18 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (17.46%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.17%) AWS
4 2 (3.17%) G Suite
4 2 (3.17%) IaaS
4 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) DHCP
3 14 (22.22%) DNS
4 13 (20.63%) NetScaler
5 11 (17.46%) Firewall
5 11 (17.46%) iSCSI
6 10 (15.87%) NAS
7 8 (12.70%) VSAN
8 6 (9.52%) WAN
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.35%) LAN
10 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.76%) Internet
11 3 (4.76%) VLAN
12 2 (3.17%) HTTP
12 2 (3.17%) VoIP
12 2 (3.17%) VPN
12 2 (3.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Power BI
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (7.94%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Local Government
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) IT Support
5 6 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) HP Storage
2 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.59%) CMDB
3 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.59%) EPoS
3 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (53.97%) Windows Server
4 29 (46.03%) Windows 7
5 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (34.92%) Windows 10
7 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.17%) Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 13 (20.63%) ITIL
4 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
6 7 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 6 (9.52%) Change Management
7 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.94%) Antivirus Management
8 5 (7.94%) Project Delivery
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) Service Management
9 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.76%) ERP
10 3 (4.76%) Proactive Maintenance
10 3 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.17%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.17%) Creative Thinking
11 2 (3.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.35%) CCNA
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) MCSA
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.22%) XenApp
5 8 (12.70%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.94%) vSphere
7 4 (6.35%) Terminal Services
7 4 (6.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) Ansible
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Citrix
1 39 (61.90%) VMware
2 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Cisco
3 18 (28.57%) NetApp
4 13 (20.63%) EMC
5 11 (17.46%) arcserve
5 11 (17.46%) Veeam
6 9 (14.29%) HP
7 8 (12.70%) CommVault
7 8 (12.70%) Zerto
8 6 (9.52%) Apple
9 4 (6.35%) Google
10 3 (4.76%) Ivanti
11 2 (3.17%) Mitel
12 1 (1.59%) Avaya
12 1 (1.59%) Capita
12 1 (1.59%) Red Hat