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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.05% 4.59% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.32% 20.21% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 13
Median salary £31,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.72% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £48,100
UK excluding London median salary £33,615 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% +1.44%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 127 94 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 23.39% 22.71% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 86 71 94
Median salary £33,000 £37,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.58% +16.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Liverpool -16 11 £45,000 +63.63% 4
St Helens - 4 £31,000 -
Wirral - 4 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
6 13 (44.83%) DNS
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
7 12 (41.38%) DHCP
8 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (34.48%) vSphere
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (31.03%) MCITP
11 8 (27.59%) Cisco
11 8 (27.59%) Firewall
12 7 (24.14%) IIS
12 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
13 6 (20.69%) FlexPod
13 6 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
13 6 (20.69%) NCDA
13 6 (20.69%) VLAN
13 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
13 6 (20.69%) CCNA
13 6 (20.69%) NetApp

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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (24.14%) IIS
4 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 12 (41.38%) DHCP
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 6 (20.69%) VLAN
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 5 (17.24%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
6 4 (13.79%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) WAN
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 2 (6.90%) VoIP
9 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Law
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) IT Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) IT Support
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Server Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Network Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Network Support
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) FlexPod
3 4 (13.79%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
6 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.45%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
1 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
1 6 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) MCITP
3 6 (20.69%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) NCDA
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) MCSA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (34.48%) vSphere
4 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 5 (17.24%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) Sophos
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Mitel
7 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.45%) Meraki
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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