Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 77 55
Rank change year-on-year +40 -22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.26% 1.24% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 7.10% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 26
Lancashire median annual salary £28,000 £31,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +0.80% -7.41%
10th Percentile £19,750 £24,125 £23,500
90th Percentile £35,000 £37,625 £34,000
North West median annual salary £28,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -3.08% -2.99%

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 129 169 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.77% 17.48% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 100 137 120
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,150 £21,000
90th Percentile £43,875 £43,750 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%

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 February 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 17 February 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 - 12 £28,000 - 1
Chorley +10 8 £35,000 +21.74%
Burnley +11 6 £22,000 -30.16% 2
Preston +14 5 £35,000 - 1
Blackpool - 3 £23,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
3 34 (79.07%) VMware
4 32 (74.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
6 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
7 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
9 16 (37.21%) SQL
10 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (34.88%) Office 365
11 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (32.56%) VLAN
11 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
11 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (32.56%) DTS
12 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
12 12 (27.91%) Firewall
12 12 (27.91%) SAN
12 12 (27.91%) Cisco
13 11 (25.58%) MCSE
13 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (25.58%) SCCM
13 11 (25.58%) Windows 10
14 10 (23.26%) ITIL
15 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
15 9 (20.93%) LAN

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 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) VLAN
2 12 (27.91%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) SAN
3 9 (20.93%) LAN
3 9 (20.93%) WAN
4 6 (13.95%) Network Security
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (32.56%) DTS
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (25.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Technical Support
5 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
7 6 (13.95%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Support Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
4 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (25.58%) Windows 10
6 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
2 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (23.26%) ITIL
4 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
5 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (18.60%) Service Management
6 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.98%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (6.98%) Coaching
9 3 (6.98%) CRM
9 3 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (6.98%) Operations Research
9 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
10 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.65%) Process Management
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) MCSE
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) PMO
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (79.07%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) HP
4 8 (18.60%) Intel
4 8 (18.60%) Juniper
4 8 (18.60%) ProCurve
4 8 (18.60%) Sophos
5 7 (16.28%) Cognos
5 7 (16.28%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Capita
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix