Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 65 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.75% 2.85% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 14.71% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 27
Merseyside median annual salary £32,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -4.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £28,000 £18,500 £20,800
90th Percentile £39,500 £45,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% -6.06% +1.54%

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 224 204 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 24.56% 19.39% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 180 138 187
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,250 £25,675 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £48,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +8 12 £37,500 -16.67% 3
St Helens 0 3 £31,500 +1.61%
Bootle - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (31.25%) CCNP
8 5 (31.25%) CCNA
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) Office 365
9 4 (25.00%) NetApp
9 4 (25.00%) HP
9 4 (25.00%) SAP
9 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (25.00%) VPN
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Veeam
10 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) SLA
10 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
11 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) ADSL
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) FMCG
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Veeam
6 2 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds