The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / North East
Rank 47 60 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.13% 2.34% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.71% 12.30% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 24
Median salary £30,500 £40,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +34.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £48,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 139 122 160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.06% 19.06% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 128 103 135
Median salary £30,000 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +0.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the North East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +24 25 £31,000 -28.73% 7
Durham -1 1 £25,500 -0.97%
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
2 37 (90.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
4 30 (73.17%) VMware
5 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
6 27 (65.85%) DNS
7 22 (53.66%) DHCP
7 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (48.78%) Citrix
8 20 (48.78%) MS Exchange
8 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (46.34%) Hyper-V
9 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
10 18 (43.90%) Firewall
10 18 (43.90%) Office 365
11 17 (41.46%) ITIL
11 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (39.02%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (36.59%) Presales
14 14 (34.15%) MCSE
14 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (34.15%) SAN
15 13 (31.71%) Linux
15 13 (31.71%) SQL
16 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
16 12 (29.27%) Cisco
16 12 (29.27%) Sophos
16 12 (29.27%) Symantec
16 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (48.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (14.63%) Apache
5 6 (14.63%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (26.83%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) Abaqus
Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) Office 365
2 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (14.63%) Amazon S3
4 6 (14.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (12.20%) Route 53
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (7.32%) PaaS
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) DNS
2 22 (53.66%) DHCP
3 18 (43.90%) Firewall
4 14 (34.15%) SAN
5 11 (26.83%) SMTP
5 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (24.39%) DMZ
6 10 (24.39%) VLAN
7 6 (14.63%) Skype
8 3 (7.32%) LAN
8 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 3 (7.32%) WAN
9 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.44%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) VoIP
10 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) MySQL
5 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Support Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Wintel Support
8 5 (12.20%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 4 (9.76%) Administrator
9 4 (9.76%) Consultant
10 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Support
10 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Web Services
2 6 (14.63%) WAP
3 5 (12.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Replication
3 6 (14.63%) Driving Licence
4 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) PKI
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (90.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
4 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (31.71%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) CentOS
6 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.88%) Android
7 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.88%) Debian
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 15 (36.59%) Presales
3 12 (29.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 11 (26.83%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) DevOps
6 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (7.32%) Change Control
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.88%) Content Management
10 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.63%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) MCSE
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (46.34%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
5 5 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (9.76%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Linux-HA
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) VMware
2 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (48.78%) Citrix
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco
4 12 (29.27%) Sophos
4 12 (29.27%) Symantec
5 8 (19.51%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Dell
7 5 (12.20%) arcserve
7 5 (12.20%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Intel
9 2 (4.88%) MobileIron
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.88%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.44%) F5
10 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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