Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 101 105
Rank change year-on-year -34 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 93 131 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.96% 2.59% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.01% 11.88% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 76 118 139
East Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.73% -15.38% +16.07%
10th Percentile £17,750 £19,088 £22,000
90th Percentile £40,625 £55,750 £45,300
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%

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 929 1,103 1,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.58% 21.82% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 743 936 1,282
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Northamptonshire -16 30 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Leicestershire -18 24 £31,000 +12.73% 5
Nottinghamshire +2 23 £30,000 -6.98% 6
Derbyshire +9 15 £32,000 +16.36% 1
Lincolnshire -8 1 £20,000 - 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (72.04%) Active Directory
2 67 (72.04%) Windows Server
3 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
4 60 (64.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (54.84%) VMware
6 48 (51.61%) Hyper-V
7 47 (50.54%) MS Exchange
8 46 (49.46%) DNS
9 41 (44.09%) DHCP
10 37 (39.78%) Cisco
10 37 (39.78%) TCP/IP
11 35 (37.63%) VLAN
12 31 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
14 29 (31.18%) Clustering
15 27 (29.03%) Office 365
16 25 (26.88%) Network Load Balancing
17 24 (25.81%) WAN
18 21 (22.58%) LAN
19 20 (21.51%) Patch Management
20 19 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (20.43%) SLA
20 19 (20.43%) HP
20 19 (20.43%) Windows 7
21 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
21 18 (19.35%) SQL

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 47 (50.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.38%) Site Server
6 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.15%) Apache
7 2 (2.15%) Confluence
7 2 (2.15%) JBoss
7 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (29.03%) Office 365
3 14 (15.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.38%) Mimecast
6 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.30%) IaaS
6 4 (4.30%) PaaS
6 4 (4.30%) SaaS
7 3 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (49.46%) DNS
2 41 (44.09%) DHCP
3 37 (39.78%) TCP/IP
4 35 (37.63%) VLAN
5 24 (25.81%) WAN
6 21 (22.58%) LAN
7 14 (15.05%) Firewall
8 13 (13.98%) Wireless
9 12 (12.90%) SAN
10 10 (10.75%) VoIP
10 10 (10.75%) VPN
11 5 (5.38%) IPsec
12 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.23%) Kerberos
12 3 (3.23%) MPLS
12 3 (3.23%) NAS
12 3 (3.23%) SSH
12 3 (3.23%) SSL
12 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.15%) Hudson
1 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.75%) Retail
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Games
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Support Engineer
2 25 (26.88%) Analyst
3 24 (25.81%) IT Support
4 23 (24.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (23.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (17.20%) Support Analyst
7 15 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (16.13%) IT Engineer
8 13 (13.98%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (13.98%) Network Engineer
9 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Support
10 10 (10.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 9 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (9.68%) Technical Support
12 8 (8.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) WSH
2 6 (6.45%) LDAP
3 3 (3.23%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.15%) ADSI
4 2 (2.15%) J2EE
5 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.18%) Clustering
2 9 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.38%) Replication
5 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.30%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (72.04%) Windows Server
3 60 (64.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (20.43%) Windows 7
6 15 (16.13%) Windows 10
7 11 (11.83%) Linux
8 9 (9.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.15%) Debian
10 2 (2.15%) Fedora
10 2 (2.15%) Unix
10 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.08%) CentOS
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) VMS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Network Load Balancing
2 20 (21.51%) Patch Management
3 19 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (18.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (11.83%) Migration
6 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.60%) Time Management
7 7 (7.53%) Data Protection
7 7 (7.53%) Data Security
7 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.38%) ITIL
8 5 (5.38%) Server Building
9 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 11 (11.83%) VBScript
4 5 (5.38%) VB
5 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.15%) Java
5 2 (2.15%) Python
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (18.28%) MCSE
3 14 (15.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (13.98%) CCNA
4 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.38%) DBS Check
6 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.23%) MCITP
7 3 (3.23%) MCTS
8 2 (2.15%) Degree
9 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.08%) HNC
9 1 (1.08%) MCP
9 1 (1.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (72.04%) Active Directory
2 48 (51.61%) Hyper-V
3 31 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.98%) vSphere
5 5 (5.38%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.23%) Snort
8 2 (2.15%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.08%) NFS
9 1 (1.08%) vCloud
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.08%) XenApp
9 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) SCCM
2 7 (7.53%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.23%) Snorby
4 3 (3.23%) Suricata
5 2 (2.15%) Ansible
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.15%) Puppet
5 2 (2.15%) Salt
5 2 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.08%) vMotion
6 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
2 51 (54.84%) VMware
3 37 (39.78%) Cisco
4 19 (20.43%) HP
5 17 (18.28%) Citrix
6 16 (17.20%) McAfee
7 13 (13.98%) Veeam
8 8 (8.60%) Acronis
9 7 (7.53%) Mitel
9 7 (7.53%) Sophos
9 7 (7.53%) Symantec
10 6 (6.45%) Dell
11 5 (5.38%) arcserve
11 5 (5.38%) Cyberoam
11 5 (5.38%) ESET
11 5 (5.38%) Kaspersky
11 5 (5.38%) Proofpoint
11 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.38%) WatchGuard
11 5 (5.38%) Webroot