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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 278 217 194
Rank change year-on-year -61 -23 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 65 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.65% 0.80% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.49% 4.13% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 73
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,400 £25,100
25th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% -7.14%
75th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £47,950 £56,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +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 2,035 1,575 1,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.55% 19.31% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,392 1,262 1,377
10th Percentile £24,625 £22,750 £23,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,450 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,491
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.03% +4.19%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
East Midlands 0 49 £29,250 -2.50% 3
West Midlands -65 22 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (84.51%) Active Directory
3 44 (61.97%) Windows 10
4 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
5 41 (57.75%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (42.25%) Windows Server
8 29 (40.85%) DHCP
9 28 (39.44%) WAN
10 27 (38.03%) VMware
10 27 (38.03%) Microsoft 365
11 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (36.62%) DNS
12 25 (35.21%) Cisco
12 25 (35.21%) Hyper-V
12 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2019
13 22 (30.99%) LAN
14 20 (28.17%) IIS
15 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
15 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
15 19 (26.76%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (25.35%) Windows XP
16 18 (25.35%) Citrix
17 17 (23.94%) Wireless
17 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2016
17 17 (23.94%) Veeam
18 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
19 15 (21.13%) Azure
19 15 (21.13%) Network Management
19 15 (21.13%) Driving Licence

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 20 (28.17%) IIS
2 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
3 13 (18.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (18.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (18.31%) WebLogic
3 13 (18.31%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (5.63%) Apache
5 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (57.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (21.13%) Azure
3 8 (11.27%) Power Platform
4 4 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.82%) AWS
5 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.85%) DHCP
2 28 (39.44%) WAN
3 26 (36.62%) DNS
4 22 (30.99%) LAN
5 17 (23.94%) Wireless
6 12 (16.90%) WLAN
7 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.86%) Internet
8 7 (9.86%) VLAN
9 4 (5.63%) ADSL
9 4 (5.63%) Firewall
9 4 (5.63%) H.323
9 4 (5.63%) HTTP
9 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
9 4 (5.63%) RTP
9 4 (5.63%) VPN
10 3 (4.23%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.82%) VoIP
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.27%) Power BI
General
1 10 (14.08%) Social Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 21 (29.58%) IT Support
3 17 (23.94%) Support Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Administrator
4 13 (18.31%) Desktop Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Solaris Administrator
4 13 (18.31%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 13 (18.31%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (16.90%) Desktop Support
5 12 (16.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 12 (16.90%) IT Analyst
5 12 (16.90%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (14.08%) IT Technician
7 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) IT Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
1 4 (5.63%) XMPP
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Driving Licence
2 12 (16.90%) Fat Client
2 12 (16.90%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) PKI
3 4 (5.63%) PMI
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) Windows 10
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (42.25%) Windows Server
5 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2019
6 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
7 18 (25.35%) Windows XP
8 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (18.31%) Solaris
9 13 (18.31%) Unix
10 6 (8.45%) Linux
11 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.41%) CentOS
13 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (21.13%) Network Management
3 14 (19.72%) Change Management
4 13 (18.31%) BPEL
4 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
4 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
4 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 13 (18.31%) Situational Awareness
4 13 (18.31%) SOA
4 13 (18.31%) Workflow
5 8 (11.27%) ERP
6 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.45%) Time Management
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL
7 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (5.63%) CRM
8 4 (5.63%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (5.63%) ITSM
8 4 (5.63%) Microservices
8 4 (5.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.31%) Bash
3 6 (8.45%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) Degree
3 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.63%) CCNA
4 4 (5.63%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCA
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (12.68%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (84.51%) Active Directory
2 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (35.21%) Hyper-V
4 14 (19.72%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (19.72%) XenApp
5 4 (5.63%) Docker
5 4 (5.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (4.23%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.82%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.82%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) Nessus
5 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.03%) VMware
3 25 (35.21%) Cisco
4 18 (25.35%) Citrix
5 17 (23.94%) Veeam
6 13 (18.31%) Oracle
7 10 (14.08%) Acronis
8 8 (11.27%) Dell
8 8 (11.27%) JD Edwards
8 8 (11.27%) MAPICS
9 5 (7.04%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.63%) Avaya
10 4 (5.63%) Concur
10 4 (5.63%) HP
10 4 (5.63%) Meraki
10 4 (5.63%) Mitel
10 4 (5.63%) Qualys
10 4 (5.63%) Red Box
10 4 (5.63%) SAP
11 3 (4.23%) IBM