Period
to 1 August 2021

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 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > North East
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 66 91
Rank change year-on-year -27 +25 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 9 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.52% 1.15% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 5.26% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 14
10th Percentile £34,825 £21,250 £20,000
25th Percentile £38,313 £22,000 £21,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £23,000 £34,095
Median % change year-on-year +89.13% -32.54% +18.59%
75th Percentile £46,750 £24,375 £37,813
90th Percentile " " £47,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -

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 North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 334 171 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.72% 21.78% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 291 151 177
10th Percentile £24,625 £22,125 £21,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -11.39% +5.33%
75th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £56,650
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the North East.

Salary trend 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 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear - 4 £43,500 - 2
Durham -2 2 £35,000 +52.17%
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) IT Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Storage Management
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Veeam
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) HP Storage
4 3 (50.00%) SaaS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (66.67%) AWS
3 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Services Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Technical Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) IT Strategy
1 4 (66.67%) ITSM
1 4 (66.67%) Storage Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas