Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 167 114
Rank change year-on-year +25 -53 -34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 102 76 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.92% 1.29% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.88% 6.40% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 73 136
East Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £19,125 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £41,750 £44,550 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,000

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 1,149 1,187 1,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.65% 20.13% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 976 944 1,308
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,125 £52,500 £52,575
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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
Leicestershire +35 38 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Northamptonshire +16 20 £22,000 -45.00% 5
Lincolnshire +8 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Nottinghamshire -18 17 £30,000 -14.29% 8
Derbyshire -6 9 £31,000 -11.43% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 74 (72.55%) Windows Server
4 57 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 51 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 51 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (42.16%) Windows 8
6 43 (42.16%) Windows 10
7 41 (40.20%) SQL
8 38 (37.25%) VMware
9 35 (34.31%) Microsoft Office
10 32 (31.37%) Office 365
11 29 (28.43%) Hyper-V
12 25 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (24.51%) DNS
13 24 (23.53%) Manual Testing
14 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (22.55%) MS Exchange
15 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
15 22 (21.57%) Firewall
16 19 (18.63%) Citrix
16 19 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
18 17 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 17 (16.67%) ITIL
19 16 (15.69%) WAN
19 16 (15.69%) Cisco
19 16 (15.69%) vSphere
19 16 (15.69%) Degree
20 15 (14.71%) DHCP

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 23 (22.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.96%) WordPress
7 1 (0.98%) Confluence
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (34.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.37%) Office 365
2 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.96%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) DNS
2 22 (21.57%) Firewall
3 17 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 16 (15.69%) WAN
5 15 (14.71%) DHCP
5 15 (14.71%) LAN
5 15 (14.71%) SAN
6 13 (12.75%) VPN
7 12 (11.76%) Wireless
8 6 (5.88%) VLAN
9 5 (4.90%) Internet
9 5 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.94%) PPTP
10 3 (2.94%) SSH
11 2 (1.96%) ADSL
11 2 (1.96%) Intranet
11 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.96%) SNMP
11 2 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.98%) FishEye
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.98%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.76%) Retail
2 8 (7.84%) Back Office
3 7 (6.86%) Finance
4 4 (3.92%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) French Language
6 1 (0.98%) German Language
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (43.14%) Analyst
2 38 (37.25%) Support Analyst
3 30 (29.41%) IT Support
4 25 (24.51%) SQL Analyst
4 25 (24.51%) SQL Support Analyst
5 24 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 18 (17.65%) Support Engineer
7 15 (14.71%) IT Analyst
7 15 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
8 12 (11.76%) IT Engineer
9 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (6.86%) Server Engineer
12 6 (5.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
12 6 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) LDAP
2 2 (1.96%) LAMP
2 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.98%) ADSI
3 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.98%) Velocity
3 1 (0.98%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (5.88%) Clustering
4 6 (5.88%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.90%) PKI
5 5 (4.90%) Replication
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.96%) EPoS
7 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) iSeries
7 1 (0.98%) Life Science
7 1 (0.98%) NHS
7 1 (0.98%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (72.55%) Windows Server
3 51 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 51 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (42.16%) Windows 10
4 43 (42.16%) Windows 8
5 11 (10.78%) Linux
6 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.98%) Android
9 1 (0.98%) CentOS
9 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Manual Testing
2 19 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (16.67%) ITIL
4 10 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.82%) Service Management
6 7 (6.86%) Process Improvement
6 7 (6.86%) Release Management
6 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
6 7 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.90%) BCP
8 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.92%) Change Management
9 4 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.92%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (2.94%) Document Management
10 3 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.20%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) PHP
4 2 (1.96%) Python
4 2 (1.96%) Ruby
4 2 (1.96%) VB
4 2 (1.96%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) Degree
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.76%) MCSA
4 10 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (7.84%) CCNA
5 8 (7.84%) CCNP
5 8 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.84%) MCSE
6 7 (6.86%) MCP
7 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.92%) DBS Check
8 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.98%) PMP
10 1 (0.98%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) GDPR
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.43%) Hyper-V
3 25 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (15.69%) vSphere
5 12 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.92%) XenApp
7 3 (2.94%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.94%) XenServer
8 1 (0.98%) Firmware
8 1 (0.98%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) WSUS
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) SCOM
3 4 (3.92%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.96%) Ansible
5 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.96%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.96%) Puppet
5 2 (1.96%) SCSM
5 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.96%) WMI
6 1 (0.98%) Automic
6 1 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.98%) Snorby
6 1 (0.98%) Suricata
Vendors
1 84 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (37.25%) VMware
3 19 (18.63%) Citrix
4 16 (15.69%) Cisco
5 11 (10.78%) Veeam
6 10 (9.80%) Apple
7 9 (8.82%) Juniper
8 6 (5.88%) HP
9 4 (3.92%) Avaya
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle
10 3 (2.94%) Acronis
10 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.94%) Draytek
10 3 (2.94%) Meraki
10 3 (2.94%) NETGEAR
10 3 (2.94%) SonicWALL
10 3 (2.94%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.96%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.96%) Google
11 2 (1.96%) Red Hat