Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > North of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 165 113
Rank change year-on-year -25 -52 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 285 430 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.59% 2.03% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.40% 9.36% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 233 380 579
North of England median annual salary £33,750 £32,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.05% +9.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,975 £20,000
90th Percentile £52,728 £53,750 £47,100
England median annual salary £36,428 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.74% -

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 3,850 4,593 5,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 21.55% 21.65% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,950 3,698 4,451
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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
Yorkshire +19 148 £36,500 +12.31% 29
North West -40 123 £32,500 - 42
North East +2 14 £34,095 -3.28% 8
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 285 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 196 (68.77%) Windows Server
4 186 (65.26%) Microsoft
5 181 (63.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 179 (62.81%) VMware
7 149 (52.28%) Office 365
8 118 (41.40%) DNS
9 113 (39.65%) Firewall
10 108 (37.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 105 (36.84%) DHCP
12 101 (35.44%) MS Exchange
13 97 (34.04%) Azure
14 92 (32.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 89 (31.23%) ITIL
16 88 (30.88%) Windows 10
17 82 (28.77%) Hyper-V
18 73 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
19 70 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
20 68 (23.86%) Windows 7
21 67 (23.51%) Cisco
22 60 (21.05%) VPN
22 60 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
23 51 (17.89%) SQL Server
24 49 (17.19%) Citrix
24 49 (17.19%) Windows 8
24 49 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
25 48 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2010
26 47 (16.49%) WAN
27 44 (15.44%) LAN

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
1 101 (35.44%) MS Exchange
2 48 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (10.18%) IIS
4 27 (9.47%) SharePoint
4 27 (9.47%) Skype for Business
5 24 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.86%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.05%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 149 (52.28%) Office 365
2 97 (34.04%) Azure
3 26 (9.12%) AWS
4 22 (7.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.91%) SaaS
6 11 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.75%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.75%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.05%) IaaS
9 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.35%) NuGet
10 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (41.40%) DNS
2 113 (39.65%) Firewall
3 105 (36.84%) DHCP
4 60 (21.05%) VPN
5 47 (16.49%) WAN
6 44 (15.44%) LAN
7 43 (15.09%) SAN
8 37 (12.98%) TCP/IP
9 26 (9.12%) VoIP
10 25 (8.77%) Skype
11 23 (8.07%) Remote Desktop
12 19 (6.67%) Wireless
13 18 (6.32%) Internet
14 15 (5.26%) MPLS
14 15 (5.26%) VLAN
14 15 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (4.56%) PBX
16 10 (3.51%) IP Telephony
16 10 (3.51%) ISDN
16 10 (3.51%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.46%) MS Access
5 5 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.35%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.35%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.70%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.35%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (5.96%) Manufacturing
1 17 (5.96%) Public Sector
1 17 (5.96%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.61%) Finance
3 11 (3.86%) Retail
4 7 (2.46%) Publishing
5 4 (1.40%) Automotive
5 4 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (15.09%) Support Engineer
3 36 (12.63%) Analyst
4 35 (12.28%) IT Support
5 32 (11.23%) IT Engineer
6 27 (9.47%) Server Engineer
6 27 (9.47%) Windows Engineer
7 21 (7.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (6.32%) Active Directory Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) Infrastructure Support
9 16 (5.61%) Support Analyst
10 15 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.26%) Technical Support
11 14 (4.91%) IT Analyst
12 13 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 13 (4.56%) Office 365 Engineer
13 12 (4.21%) Server Support
13 12 (4.21%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.11%) .NET
2 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (1.05%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.05%) REST
3 2 (0.70%) COM
3 2 (0.70%) HTML
3 2 (0.70%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.35%) OpenID
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.35%) Spring
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) WinForms
4 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.72%) Public Cloud
3 18 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.96%) Driving Licence
5 13 (4.56%) CMDB
5 13 (4.56%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.46%) Clustering
7 7 (2.46%) iPhone
8 6 (2.11%) CCTV
8 6 (2.11%) iPad
9 5 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (1.40%) Handset
11 3 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.05%) NHS
12 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.70%) IPTV
12 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.70%) Social Network
12 2 (0.70%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 285 (100.00%) Windows
2 196 (68.77%) Windows Server
3 181 (63.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 88 (30.88%) Windows 10
5 70 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (23.86%) Windows 7
7 49 (17.19%) Windows 8
8 30 (10.53%) Linux
9 16 (5.61%) Windows XP
10 12 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.16%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.40%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.40%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.05%) Android
13 3 (1.05%) SUSE
14 2 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.70%) Unix
14 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (32.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 89 (31.23%) ITIL
3 49 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (12.98%) Server Management
5 36 (12.63%) Change Management
6 33 (11.58%) Service Delivery
7 30 (10.53%) Patch Management
8 27 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.72%) Time Management
9 22 (7.72%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 20 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (7.02%) Server Hardening
11 17 (5.96%) Mentoring
11 17 (5.96%) Project Delivery
11 17 (5.96%) Validation
12 16 (5.61%) Coaching
13 14 (4.91%) Process Improvement
14 13 (4.56%) Change Control
14 13 (4.56%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.28%) SQL
2 34 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.05%) C#
4 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.70%) VBScript
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (12.98%) MCSA
3 29 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (10.18%) MCSE
4 26 (9.12%) CCNA
5 15 (5.26%) CCNP
6 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.46%) MCP
9 6 (2.11%) MCTS
10 5 (1.75%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.75%) HND
11 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.70%) CCSP
12 2 (0.70%) CCVP
12 2 (0.70%) Degree
12 2 (0.70%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.70%) MCITP
13 1 (0.35%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (5.26%) SLA
2 8 (2.81%) GDPR
2 8 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (2.11%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.35%) NIST
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 228 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 108 (37.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (28.77%) Hyper-V
4 37 (12.98%) vSphere
5 22 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (7.02%) XenApp
7 12 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.05%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.05%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.70%) Xen
12 1 (0.35%) Firmware
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (14.04%) WSUS
2 34 (11.93%) SCCM
3 10 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (3.16%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.16%) Nessus
5 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (2.11%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.75%) SCOM
7 4 (1.40%) Puppet
8 3 (1.05%) Ansible
8 3 (1.05%) DameWare
8 3 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.05%) OpenView
8 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.05%) OVSD
9 2 (0.70%) NetApp OnCommand
9 2 (0.70%) vMotion
10 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 186 (65.26%) Microsoft
2 179 (62.81%) VMware
3 67 (23.51%) Cisco
4 49 (17.19%) Citrix
5 41 (14.39%) HP
6 26 (9.12%) Veeam
7 25 (8.77%) Dell
8 15 (5.26%) Mitel
9 14 (4.91%) Apple
10 13 (4.56%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.56%) Symantec
11 12 (4.21%) Avaya
12 11 (3.86%) Adobe
12 11 (3.86%) Lotus
13 10 (3.51%) McAfee
13 10 (3.51%) NetApp
13 10 (3.51%) Siemens
14 7 (2.46%) EMC
14 7 (2.46%) Oracle
14 7 (2.46%) SAP