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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 70 83
Rank change year-on-year -45 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 116 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.56% 3.54% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.82% 12.92% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 105 99
Median salary £33,750 £27,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.62% -13.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £44,600 £44,600
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 524 898 816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.90% 27.37% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 458 761 657
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -15 16 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Leicestershire +2 12 £31,535 -12.40% 2
Northamptonshire +5 10 £45,000 +91.48% 1
Derbyshire 0 3 £28,000 +21.73% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (80.23%) Windows Server
3 61 (70.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (61.63%) Microsoft
5 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
6 39 (45.35%) VMware
7 32 (37.21%) Windows 7
8 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
9 26 (30.23%) SCCM
10 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (27.91%) Office 365
12 21 (24.42%) Citrix
13 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
14 19 (22.09%) SQL
14 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
15 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
17 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (17.44%) ITIL
17 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (16.28%) Linux
19 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
19 13 (15.12%) Hyper-V
20 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (13.95%) Cisco
21 10 (11.63%) DNS
21 10 (11.63%) MCSE
22 9 (10.47%) MCSA
22 9 (10.47%) Clustering

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 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.81%) IIS
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.16%) Apache
8 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.16%) Confluence
8 1 (1.16%) JBoss
8 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (27.91%) Office 365
3 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.81%) IaaS
5 4 (4.65%) PaaS
6 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.16%) SaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) DNS
2 8 (9.30%) DHCP
2 8 (9.30%) SAN
3 7 (8.14%) LAN
3 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.14%) WAN
4 5 (5.81%) LDAP
5 4 (4.65%) Firewall
5 4 (4.65%) NAS
5 4 (4.65%) SSL
6 3 (3.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) Skype
6 3 (3.49%) SSH
6 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.33%) ICMP
7 2 (2.33%) IPsec
7 2 (2.33%) POP3
7 2 (2.33%) SMTP
7 2 (2.33%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) MySQL
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Polish Language
4 2 (2.33%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Support Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) IT Support
4 13 (15.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 11 (12.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) IT Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.14%) IT Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Administrator
10 5 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Support Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
1 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.33%) HTML
1 2 (2.33%) MAPI
2 1 (1.16%) ADSI
2 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) EDI
2 1 (1.16%) HTML5
2 1 (1.16%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.16%) jQuery
2 1 (1.16%) LAMP
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.16%) SOAP
2 1 (1.16%) UDDI
2 1 (1.16%) Velocity
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) WSDL
2 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Clustering
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.49%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (80.23%) Windows Server
3 61 (70.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (37.21%) Windows 7
5 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
6 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
7 14 (16.28%) Linux
8 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.33%) Unix
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (17.44%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) High Availability
2 8 (9.30%) Manual Testing
2 8 (9.30%) Migration
3 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (6.98%) PRINCE
5 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.65%) Analytics
6 4 (4.65%) Change Management
6 4 (4.65%) Operations Management
6 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.65%) Project Management
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.65%) Test Automation
6 4 (4.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (3.49%) Break/Fix
7 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.63%) MCSE
3 9 (10.47%) MCSA
4 8 (9.30%) CCNA
4 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.30%) Degree
5 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) VCP5
7 3 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.33%) CEH
8 2 (2.33%) CISSP
8 2 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.33%) RHCT
8 2 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.16%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.12%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.30%) vSphere
5 6 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.49%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.33%) Snort
7 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (30.23%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) SCOM
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (6.98%) WSUS
4 3 (3.49%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.33%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.33%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.16%) Ansible
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (61.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (45.35%) VMware
3 21 (24.42%) Citrix
4 12 (13.95%) Cisco
5 8 (9.30%) HP
6 4 (4.65%) IBM
6 4 (4.65%) Kaspersky
6 4 (4.65%) NetApp
7 3 (3.49%) Altiris
7 3 (3.49%) Apple
7 3 (3.49%) Dell
7 3 (3.49%) EMC
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle
7 3 (3.49%) Symantec
7 3 (3.49%) Veeam
8 2 (2.33%) F5
8 2 (2.33%) Juniper
8 2 (2.33%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.33%) Remedy
8 2 (2.33%) SAP
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