Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 90 50
Rank change year-on-year +23 -40 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.11% 1.58% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.76% 5.56% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 24
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £31,250 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -13.24% +30.97%
10th Percentile £22,200 £23,250 £21,700
90th Percentile £43,800 £45,875 £40,000
North West median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.85% - -4.41%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 245 360 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 27.16% 28.48% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 183 217 170
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.00% -3.95%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,463
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £50,000
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 Merseyside

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Liverpool +24 14 £36,750 +13.08% 3
St Helens - 3 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Android
8 4 (21.05%) iPhone
8 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) 802.11
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) IPv6
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) IT Support
2 5 (26.32%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) iPhone
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Server Patching
2 3 (15.79%) Strategic Thinking
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) NFS
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) AVG
6 1 (5.26%) Google