Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 158 126
Rank change year-on-year -2 -32 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 188 257 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.66% 1.93% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.80% 10.07% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 156 203 328
Midlands median annual salary £28,500 £31,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.06% -6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19,625 £21,000 £21,850
90th Percentile £49,375 £47,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.66% +0.67% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,410 2,552 3,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.33% 19.16% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 2,073 2,774
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £22,159
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,175
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
West Midlands -1 128 £28,000 -20.00% 28
East Midlands -3 60 £30,000 -3.23% 21
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (81.38%) Windows Server
3 139 (73.94%) Active Directory
4 130 (69.15%) Microsoft
5 114 (60.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (53.19%) VMware
7 97 (51.60%) Office 365
8 76 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 74 (39.36%) DNS
10 71 (37.77%) DHCP
10 71 (37.77%) ITIL
11 68 (36.17%) Windows 10
12 67 (35.64%) Citrix
13 65 (34.57%) Firewall
14 62 (32.98%) MS Exchange
15 60 (31.91%) Hyper-V
16 58 (30.85%) Windows 7
17 55 (29.26%) TCP/IP
18 54 (28.72%) WAN
19 48 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
20 46 (24.47%) SLA
21 45 (23.94%) LAN
22 44 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
22 44 (23.40%) XenApp
23 41 (21.81%) PowerShell
24 40 (21.28%) SCCM
25 38 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
25 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
26 37 (19.68%) Windows Server 2003
27 35 (18.62%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 62 (32.98%) MS Exchange
2 44 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (12.77%) IIS
5 21 (11.17%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.85%) Apache
7 10 (5.32%) IBM Notes
8 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 48 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.79%) Acrobat
3 9 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (4.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 97 (51.60%) Office 365
2 34 (18.09%) Azure
3 6 (3.19%) AWS
4 5 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.13%) G Suite
5 4 (2.13%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 74 (39.36%) DNS
2 71 (37.77%) DHCP
3 65 (34.57%) Firewall
4 55 (29.26%) TCP/IP
5 54 (28.72%) WAN
6 45 (23.94%) LAN
7 28 (14.89%) VLAN
8 27 (14.36%) Internet
9 18 (9.57%) VPN
10 17 (9.04%) SAN
11 10 (5.32%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (4.79%) NetScaler
12 9 (4.79%) WebEx
12 9 (4.79%) Wireless
13 8 (4.26%) H.323
13 8 (4.26%) HTTP
13 8 (4.26%) HTTPS
13 8 (4.26%) RTP
14 7 (3.72%) Intranet
14 7 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.66%) MySQL
5 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.13%) Power BI
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.06%) MSI
1 2 (1.06%) Subversion
1 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (9.04%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Retail
3 11 (5.85%) Automotive
3 11 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.32%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.66%) Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Local Government
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (24.47%) Support Engineer
2 41 (21.81%) IT Engineer
3 35 (18.62%) IT Support
4 30 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (13.83%) Analyst
6 21 (11.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (9.04%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.45%) Technical Support
9 13 (6.91%) Field Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (5.85%) Field Support Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Support Specialist
13 8 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (3.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 7 (3.72%) Server Engineer
14 7 (3.72%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (3.72%) Technical Support Analyst
15 6 (3.19%) Applications Support
15 6 (3.19%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) CSS
1 9 (4.79%) XML
2 8 (4.26%) .NET
2 8 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (1.06%) COM
3 2 (1.06%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.06%) LDAP
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) ADO
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.32%) Driving Licence
3 9 (4.79%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.79%) CCTV
3 9 (4.79%) iPhone
3 9 (4.79%) PDA
3 9 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.79%) User Experience
4 5 (2.66%) Clustering
4 5 (2.66%) CMDB
4 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.13%) Replication
6 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) EPoS
7 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (81.38%) Windows Server
3 114 (60.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (36.17%) Windows 10
5 58 (30.85%) Windows 7
6 37 (19.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (16.49%) Windows 8
8 25 (13.30%) Linux
9 19 (10.11%) Windows XP
10 13 (6.91%) Windows Vista
11 10 (5.32%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.66%) Android
12 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.66%) Unix
13 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.06%) Debian
14 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (37.77%) ITIL
2 38 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (14.89%) Change Management
5 23 (12.23%) Asset Management
6 19 (10.11%) Project Management
7 17 (9.04%) ITIL V3
8 16 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.38%) ITSM
9 12 (6.38%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.38%) Server Management
10 10 (5.32%) Network Design
11 9 (4.79%) Migration
11 9 (4.79%) QMS
11 9 (4.79%) Quality Management
11 9 (4.79%) Software License Management
12 8 (4.26%) Coaching
12 8 (4.26%) Creative Thinking
12 8 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.81%) PowerShell
2 26 (13.83%) SQL
3 5 (2.66%) VB
4 4 (2.13%) VBScript
5 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.06%) C
5 2 (1.06%) Perl
5 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (10.11%) CCNA
3 17 (9.04%) MCP
4 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.38%) DBS Check
6 9 (4.79%) Degree
7 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.72%) MCSA
9 6 (3.19%) MCSE
10 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.53%) CEH
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.53%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.53%) HND
12 1 (0.53%) MCDST
12 1 (0.53%) MCITP
12 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (24.47%) SLA
2 18 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.79%) ISO 9001
4 7 (3.72%) COBIT
5 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.06%) QA
5 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 139 (73.94%) Active Directory
2 76 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (31.91%) Hyper-V
4 44 (23.40%) XenApp
5 26 (13.83%) XenDesktop
6 22 (11.70%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (4.26%) VirtualBox
9 7 (3.72%) vSphere
10 5 (2.66%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.60%) Firmware
13 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 40 (21.28%) SCCM
2 21 (11.17%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (4.26%) WSUS
5 5 (2.66%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.13%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Nagios
7 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.60%) SCOM
8 2 (1.06%) Ansible
8 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.06%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 130 (69.15%) Microsoft
2 100 (53.19%) VMware
3 67 (35.64%) Citrix
4 35 (18.62%) Cisco
5 25 (13.30%) Symantec
5 25 (13.30%) Veeam
6 16 (8.51%) HP
7 13 (6.91%) CheckPoint
7 13 (6.91%) Meraki
8 11 (5.85%) SonicWALL
9 10 (5.32%) Adobe
9 10 (5.32%) Apple
10 9 (4.79%) Avaya
10 9 (4.79%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (4.79%) Lotus
11 8 (4.26%) Dell
11 8 (4.26%) Mitel
12 7 (3.72%) WatchGuard
13 6 (3.19%) Oracle
14 5 (2.66%) CommVault