Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 61 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.78% 2.72% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% 14.65% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 15
Lancashire median annual salary £28,750 £23,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.34% -32.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £40,400 £44,875 £36,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +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 139 157 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.04% 18.58% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 106 125 108
Lancashire median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £18,875 £18,200 £21,775
90th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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 21 October 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 21 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
Chorley - 5 £32,500 -
Preston +13 4 £23,500 -47.78%
Blackpool - 3 £28,000 - 2
Skelmersdale - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
5 8 (61.54%) Citrix
5 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco
6 7 (53.85%) XenApp
7 6 (46.15%) WSUS
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
7 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
8 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (23.08%) vSphere
9 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
9 3 (23.08%) SAN
9 3 (23.08%) Internet
9 3 (23.08%) DNS
9 3 (23.08%) LAN
9 3 (23.08%) WAN
9 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) McAfee

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 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
1 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Broadband
2 2 (15.38%) DSL
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) IT Support
1 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) WSUS
2 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
3 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) McAfee
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) Wyse
7 1 (7.69%) Sage