Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.58% 1.67% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.47% 9.09% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 30
Lancashire median annual salary £23,500 £35,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.86% +23.89% -3.42%
10th Percentile £19,750 £31,375 £22,950
90th Percentile £44,875 £37,500 £37,000
North West median annual salary £28,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% +4.62% -

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 159 165 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 17.81% 18.39% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 123 119 149
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £18,100 £21,250 £19,650
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Burnley - 8 £22,500 -
Preston -7 4 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £16,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £27,500 - 2
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (43.48%) Firewall
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (26.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (26.09%) DTS
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (26.09%) IBM
8 6 (26.09%) Cognos
8 6 (26.09%) ETL
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery

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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) VLAN
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (26.09%) DTS
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Applications Support
2 6 (26.09%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 1 (4.35%) AIX
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) ETL
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Research
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Process Management
4 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
1 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Cognos
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp