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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 47 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.61% 2.31% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.92% 16.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 14
Median salary £34,250 £26,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.24% -6.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £34,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 65 50 98
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 15.44% 14.45% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59 41 88
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -22.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -11 4 £22,000 -35.29% 1
Chorley - 3 £19,000 -
Lancaster - 3 £37,000 -
Burnley - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Office 365
6 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) Veritas
8 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (26.32%) vSphere
8 5 (26.32%) Clustering
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Line Management
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) CMS
9 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
9 3 (15.79%) Content Management
9 3 (15.79%) REST
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.79%) Veeam
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) SAN
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL

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 3 (15.79%) CMS
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL Developer
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Content Management
2 3 (15.79%) Line Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas
3 3 (15.79%) Veeam
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Mitel
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