Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 249 188 180
Rank change year-on-year -61 -8 -64
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 250 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.57% 1.56% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 7.50% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 56 204 318
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £19,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,875 £55,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,400 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.93% -5.60% +7.14%

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 1,935 3,334 4,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.34% 20.81% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,682 2,730 3,516
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 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
North West -5 26 £42,000 +23.53% 14
Yorkshire -65 26 £28,250 -20.98% 9
North East +16 2 £35,500 -50.91% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 43 (79.63%) Windows Server
4 40 (74.07%) Office 365
5 37 (68.52%) VMware
6 36 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (59.26%) Firewall
7 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
8 30 (55.56%) DNS
9 29 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (46.30%) Azure
10 25 (46.30%) DHCP
11 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
12 23 (42.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (35.19%) Citrix
13 19 (35.19%) SAN
13 19 (35.19%) Hyper-V
14 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
15 14 (25.93%) WAN
15 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
15 14 (25.93%) VPN
15 14 (25.93%) LAN
16 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
16 13 (24.07%) Veeam
16 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
17 12 (22.22%) SLA
17 12 (22.22%) Cisco
17 12 (22.22%) SQL
17 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
18 11 (20.37%) AWS

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 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) IIS
3 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 40 (74.07%) Office 365
2 25 (46.30%) Azure
3 11 (20.37%) AWS
4 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) SaaS
6 1 (1.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (59.26%) Firewall
2 30 (55.56%) DNS
3 25 (46.30%) DHCP
4 19 (35.19%) SAN
5 14 (25.93%) LAN
5 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 14 (25.93%) VPN
5 14 (25.93%) WAN
6 7 (12.96%) VoIP
7 6 (11.11%) Internet
8 4 (7.41%) DMZ
8 4 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (7.41%) IP Telephony
8 4 (7.41%) MPLS
8 4 (7.41%) Skype
8 4 (7.41%) VLAN
8 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.41%) Wireless
9 3 (5.56%) NAS
10 1 (1.85%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) IT Support
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (79.63%) Windows Server
3 36 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
7 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (11.11%) Linux
9 4 (7.41%) Check Point GAiA
10 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.85%) CentOS
12 1 (1.85%) Unix
12 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (12.96%) Information Security
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Change Management
3 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (9.26%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (7.41%) Availability Management
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.41%) High Availability
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.56%) Project Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.56%) Task Automation
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
3 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCNA
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 29 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (35.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Nessus
3 4 (7.41%) SCOM
3 4 (7.41%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.56%) Ansible
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) VMware
2 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.19%) Citrix
4 13 (24.07%) Veeam
5 12 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (11.11%) Dell
6 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.26%) EMC
7 5 (9.26%) SAP
7 5 (9.26%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.41%) Avaya
8 4 (7.41%) CommVault
8 4 (7.41%) F5
8 4 (7.41%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) NetApp
8 4 (7.41%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle
10 2 (3.70%) Juniper
10 2 (3.70%) Red Hat