Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 50 68
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.54% 3.65% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.19% 22.22% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 13
Lancashire median annual salary £28,500 £28,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.88% -19.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £49,482 £37,250 £37,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +16.07% -13.85% -

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 153 135 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.37% 16.44% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 130 103 133
Lancashire median annual salary £31,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,750 £21,050
90th Percentile £60,220 £45,000 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Blackpool -6 6 £29,500 +7.27%
Rossendale - 3 £28,500 -
Chorley -2 2 £23,500 -32.86%
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco
6 5 (45.45%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (45.45%) XenApp
7 4 (36.36%) Android
7 4 (36.36%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) McAfee
7 4 (36.36%) MCITP
7 4 (36.36%) WSUS
7 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
8 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
8 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
8 3 (27.27%) NETGEAR
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) Wyse

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 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) DSL
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Server Support
4 2 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
2 3 (27.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) NETGEAR
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
4 3 (27.27%) Wyse
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Sage