Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.98% 2.47% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.99% 14.47% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 20
Lancashire median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% +21.50% -10.83%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £35,250
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% -11.43% +7.69%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 162 152 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.97% 17.10% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 121 136 99
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £46,250 £44,375 £46,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Blackburn - 16 £28,000 -
Preston +9 9 £40,000 +46.79%
Chorley 0 5 £35,000 +84.21%
Burnley +13 2 £25,500 +12.09%
Skelmersdale - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) VMware
3 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
4 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
6 18 (52.94%) SAN
6 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
7 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (47.06%) Office 365
8 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (38.24%) MCSE
10 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (38.24%) SCCM
11 12 (35.29%) Citrix
12 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
13 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
14 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (20.59%) vSphere
15 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
15 7 (20.59%) XenApp
16 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
16 6 (17.65%) Firewall
16 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
16 6 (17.65%) DNS
17 5 (14.71%) Dell
17 5 (14.71%) NetApp

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security
3 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (11.76%) VSAN
5 3 (8.82%) Internet
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) VLAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) Broadband
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Local Government
2 2 (5.88%) Law
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support
6 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Consultant
8 4 (11.76%) IT Support
8 4 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (8.82%) Administrator
9 3 (8.82%) Network Administrator
9 3 (8.82%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 3 (8.82%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
10 2 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
10 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Storage and Backup Consultant
10 2 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Presales
7 3 (8.82%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Runbook
7 3 (8.82%) Security Hardening
7 3 (8.82%) Storage Management
8 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) vSphere
3 7 (20.59%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) BitLocker
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Dell
4 5 (14.71%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) DataCore
5 4 (11.76%) EMC
5 4 (11.76%) Veeam
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Mitel
6 1 (2.94%) Sage