Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > North of England
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 214 159
Rank change year-on-year +9 -55 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 100 302 487
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.07% 1.56% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.58% 7.20% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 254 429
Median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £22,125 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,793 4,196 4,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.18% 21.65% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 2,977 3,945
Median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North of England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North of England

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the North of England over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the North of England

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 4 August 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
North West +54 52 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire +19 39 £40,000 +25.00% 2
North East +24 9 £23,125 -30.32% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 North of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.00%) Active Directory
3 67 (67.00%) Microsoft
4 64 (64.00%) Windows Server
5 50 (50.00%) ITIL
6 48 (48.00%) Office 365
7 45 (45.00%) VMware
8 43 (43.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 39 (39.00%) Azure
11 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
12 34 (34.00%) DHCP
13 32 (32.00%) Windows 10
14 30 (30.00%) DNS
14 30 (30.00%) LAN
15 29 (29.00%) WAN
16 26 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 25 (25.00%) SAN
18 24 (24.00%) Citrix
18 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
19 22 (22.00%) VPN
20 21 (21.00%) TCP/IP
20 21 (21.00%) Firewall
21 19 (19.00%) Change Management
21 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2019
22 18 (18.00%) SCCM
23 17 (17.00%) MS Exchange
24 16 (16.00%) Cisco
24 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
25 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 17 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.00%) IIS
5 4 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (48.00%) Office 365
2 39 (39.00%) Azure
3 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.00%) AWS
5 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.00%) DHCP
2 30 (30.00%) DNS
2 30 (30.00%) LAN
3 29 (29.00%) WAN
4 25 (25.00%) SAN
5 22 (22.00%) VPN
6 21 (21.00%) Firewall
6 21 (21.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (13.00%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (13.00%) iSCSI
7 13 (13.00%) Network Security
8 10 (10.00%) Internet
9 5 (5.00%) VoIP
10 4 (4.00%) DSL
10 4 (4.00%) FTP
10 4 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.00%) NAS
12 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.00%) HSRP
12 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (9.00%) Games
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Law
2 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Analyst
2 25 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Server Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) IT Support
9 4 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) XML
2 1 (1.00%) COM
2 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.00%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 43 (43.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 32 (32.00%) Windows 10
7 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 14 (14.00%) Windows 8
9 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.00%) Linux
11 2 (2.00%) CentOS
11 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) ITIL
2 26 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (19.00%) Change Management
4 9 (9.00%) ITIL V3
4 9 (9.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.00%) Coaching
7 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (5.00%) Information Security
9 4 (4.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.00%) Server Patching
9 4 (4.00%) Storage Management
9 4 (4.00%) Tech Ops
9 4 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.00%) XQuery
4 2 (2.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.00%) MCSA
2 13 (13.00%) Server+ Certification
3 11 (11.00%) MCSE
4 10 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.00%) CISM
5 4 (4.00%) CISSP
6 2 (2.00%) CCNP
6 2 (2.00%) CCSP
6 2 (2.00%) CCVP
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (82.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.00%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (18.00%) SCCM
2 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.00%) Ansible
4 3 (3.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.00%) DameWare
5 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.00%) OpenView
5 2 (2.00%) OVSD
5 2 (2.00%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.00%) Puppet
6 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (67.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.00%) VMware
3 24 (24.00%) Citrix
4 16 (16.00%) Cisco
5 10 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.00%) Siemens
7 4 (4.00%) McAfee
8 3 (3.00%) Dell
9 2 (2.00%) Adobe
9 2 (2.00%) Apple
9 2 (2.00%) EMC
9 2 (2.00%) Huawei
9 2 (2.00%) Remedy
9 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.00%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.00%) Sonus
9 2 (2.00%) Symantec
10 1 (1.00%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.00%) Veeam