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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 51 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.15% 2.19% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 10.99% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 24
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% -18.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £28,100 £42,500
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 77 91 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 17.34% 19.96% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 116
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Preston -1 8 £22,000 -32.30% 2
Lancaster - 5 £37,000 -
Newton-le-Willows -1 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (61.90%) Office 365
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (57.14%) VMware
6 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
7 8 (38.10%) Migration
7 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
8 7 (33.33%) CMS
8 7 (33.33%) Content Management
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (33.33%) Line Management
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) Veeam
9 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (14.29%) NetApp
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) AIX
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (14.29%) XenApp
11 3 (14.29%) XenServer
11 3 (14.29%) vSphere
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008

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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Content Management
2 7 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) XenServer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Veeam
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
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