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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.15% 1.73% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 7.80% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 28
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +6.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,800 £23,075
90th Percentile £38,750 £41,650 £45,525
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +9.38%

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 234 218 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 27.30% 22.20% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 185 145 229
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Southport - 11 £32,500 -
Liverpool +7 7 £37,500 -2.60% 6
Birkenhead - 5 £32,500 - 2
St Helens +12 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Bootle - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) IIS
5 14 (51.85%) ITIL
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
6 13 (48.15%) VMware
7 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
8 11 (40.74%) HTTP
8 11 (40.74%) Web Services
8 11 (40.74%) XML
8 11 (40.74%) Linux
8 11 (40.74%) Unix
8 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
8 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (40.74%) SSH
8 11 (40.74%) JSON
8 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
8 11 (40.74%) nginx
9 10 (37.04%) Nagios
10 9 (33.33%) Firewall
10 9 (33.33%) Cisco
10 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (33.33%) Splunk
10 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (33.33%) Docker
11 8 (29.63%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (29.63%) Veeam
11 8 (29.63%) Citrix
12 7 (25.93%) SAN

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 17 (62.96%) IIS
2 11 (40.74%) nginx
2 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) HTTP
1 11 (40.74%) SSH
2 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
4 6 (22.22%) VLAN
5 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
5 5 (18.52%) MPLS
5 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
5 5 (18.52%) Skype
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (7.41%) DNS
7 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
8 1 (3.70%) ADSL
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.70%) SMS
8 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Support Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Applications Support
2 11 (40.74%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) Network Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Server Support
7 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) JSON
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
1 11 (40.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Unix
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
3 8 (29.63%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity Management
4 5 (18.52%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (18.52%) Storage Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) API Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSA
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) Docker
3 5 (18.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.70%) Firmware
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Nagios
2 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) SCCM
4 5 (18.52%) FortiGate
4 5 (18.52%) SCOM
4 5 (18.52%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Splunk
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) Veeam
4 7 (25.93%) Dell
5 5 (18.52%) Avaya
5 5 (18.52%) EMC
5 5 (18.52%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (18.52%) Nortel
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds