Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > Midlands
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 199 161
Rank change year-on-year +16 -38 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 73 156 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.04% 1.32% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 6.26% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 69 132 221
Median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% -9.63%
10th Percentile £25,400 £20,525 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £42,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 1,599 2,493 3,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.78% 21.12% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,291 1,851 2,443
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 -7 37 £28,000 -13.85% 7
East Midlands +61 35 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (82.19%) Active Directory
3 54 (73.97%) VMware
4 52 (71.23%) Windows Server
5 51 (69.86%) Citrix
6 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
7 43 (58.90%) Hyper-V
8 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (43.84%) Office 365
9 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
10 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (34.25%) SAN
12 24 (32.88%) SLA
12 24 (32.88%) Windows 7
12 24 (32.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (31.51%) Veeam
14 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2016
15 19 (26.03%) SQL
15 19 (26.03%) ITIL
16 18 (24.66%) LAN
16 18 (24.66%) WAN
16 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
16 18 (24.66%) NetApp
16 18 (24.66%) XenApp
17 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
17 17 (23.29%) Windows 10
18 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 15 (20.55%) DHCP
18 15 (20.55%) DNS

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 31 (42.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
2 24 (32.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.96%) IIS
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.84%) Office 365
2 14 (19.18%) Azure
3 3 (4.11%) AWS
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) SAN
2 18 (24.66%) LAN
2 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
2 18 (24.66%) WAN
3 15 (20.55%) DHCP
3 15 (20.55%) DNS
4 13 (17.81%) NAS
5 11 (15.07%) Firewall
6 10 (13.70%) NetScaler
7 9 (12.33%) iSCSI
8 8 (10.96%) VLAN
8 8 (10.96%) VPN
8 8 (10.96%) VSAN
9 7 (9.59%) Wireless
10 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.11%) Network Security
11 2 (2.74%) Internet
11 2 (2.74%) VoIP
12 1 (1.37%) H.323
12 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Power BI
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.48%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Local Government
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (13.70%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) IT Support
3 8 (10.96%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) IT Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Head of IT Infrastructure
8 3 (4.11%) Head of IT Security
8 3 (4.11%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) LDAP
1 1 (1.37%) SOAP
1 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) EPoS
4 2 (2.74%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (71.23%) Windows Server
3 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (32.88%) Windows 7
5 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (23.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.11%) Android
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.96%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.85%) Coaching
8 4 (5.48%) Line Management
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Antivirus Management
9 3 (4.11%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (4.11%) Network Design
9 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.11%) Project Delivery
9 3 (4.11%) Project Roadmap
10 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.74%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.74%) Information Governance
10 2 (2.74%) IT Strategy
10 2 (2.74%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.33%) CCNA
3 8 (10.96%) MCSA
3 8 (10.96%) MCSE
4 3 (4.11%) CCNP
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CCA
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCSP
6 1 (1.37%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.88%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.11%) QA
4 2 (2.74%) GDPR
4 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (82.19%) Active Directory
2 43 (58.90%) Hyper-V
3 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (24.66%) XenApp
5 10 (13.70%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.85%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (73.97%) VMware
2 51 (69.86%) Citrix
3 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.51%) Veeam
5 18 (24.66%) NetApp
6 13 (17.81%) Symantec
7 11 (15.07%) Cisco
8 9 (12.33%) arcserve
8 9 (12.33%) EMC
9 8 (10.96%) Acronis
9 8 (10.96%) CommVault
9 8 (10.96%) Zerto
10 2 (2.74%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) Mitel
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) Avaya
11 1 (1.37%) Capita
11 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.37%) Sonus
11 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard