Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 111 104
Rank change year-on-year -30 -7 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 293 318 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.23% 2.67% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 12.53% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 262 265 302
North West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.24% +5.83%
10th Percentile £19,775 £19,250 £20,525
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3026 2538 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.99% 21.29% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2482 2116 2508
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North West

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the North West

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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
Manchester -68 132 £32,500 -7.14% 26
Cheshire +22 115 £27,500 +7.84% 6
Lancashire +4 24 £23,000 -22.69% 6
Merseyside -7 20 £38,500 +12.41% 3
Cumbria 0 2 £23,750 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (71.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 189 (64.51%) Windows Server
4 180 (61.43%) Active Directory
5 153 (52.22%) VMware
6 152 (51.88%) Microsoft
7 111 (37.88%) MS Exchange
8 79 (26.96%) DNS
9 77 (26.28%) Cisco
9 77 (26.28%) ITIL
9 77 (26.28%) Office 365
10 73 (24.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 71 (24.23%) Citrix
12 63 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (20.82%) Windows 7
13 61 (20.82%) DHCP
14 60 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 59 (20.14%) WAN
16 58 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
16 58 (19.80%) Hyper-V
17 55 (18.77%) Firewall
18 52 (17.75%) SQL Server
19 51 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
20 49 (16.72%) LAN
20 49 (16.72%) VPN
21 48 (16.38%) SAN
22 46 (15.70%) Microsoft Office
23 41 (13.99%) Windows 8
24 40 (13.65%) Cisco Certification
25 39 (13.31%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 111 (37.88%) MS Exchange
2 73 (24.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (9.90%) IIS
5 23 (7.85%) SharePoint
6 22 (7.51%) Skype for Business
7 12 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.71%) CMS
10 4 (1.37%) WordPress
11 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.02%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.02%) nginx
11 3 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (15.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Epicor Tropos
1 3 (1.02%) Magento
1 3 (1.02%) SAP APO
1 3 (1.02%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 77 (26.28%) Office 365
2 25 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.05%) G Suite
5 4 (1.37%) GitHub
6 3 (1.02%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (26.96%) DNS
2 61 (20.82%) DHCP
3 59 (20.14%) WAN
4 55 (18.77%) Firewall
5 49 (16.72%) LAN
5 49 (16.72%) VPN
6 48 (16.38%) SAN
7 32 (10.92%) TCP/IP
8 28 (9.56%) VoIP
9 22 (7.51%) Network Security
10 20 (6.83%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (6.83%) Skype
11 18 (6.14%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (5.80%) IP Telephony
13 16 (5.46%) SSL
13 16 (5.46%) Wireless
14 15 (5.12%) EIGRP
14 15 (5.12%) Ethernet
14 15 (5.12%) SNMP
14 15 (5.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.39%) MySQL
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.68%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.34%) DTS
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.34%) Power BI
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.02%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 25 (8.53%) Finance
1 25 (8.53%) Manufacturing
2 12 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.07%) Back Office
4 8 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Automotive
6 3 (1.02%) Banking
6 3 (1.02%) Billing
6 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.02%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (21.50%) Analyst
2 59 (20.14%) Support Engineer
3 48 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (12.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 32 (10.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 30 (10.24%) IT Support
7 27 (9.22%) Service Analyst
8 26 (8.87%) Service Desk Analyst
9 25 (8.53%) IT Engineer
10 24 (8.19%) Support Analyst
11 23 (7.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 23 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 21 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (7.17%) Administrator
13 19 (6.48%) Network Engineer
13 19 (6.48%) Technical Support
13 19 (6.48%) VMware Engineer
14 17 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (5.46%) IT Support Engineer
16 15 (5.12%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.07%) .NET
2 3 (1.02%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.34%) COM
4 1 (0.34%) ODBC
4 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.87%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.53%) Driving Licence
3 15 (5.12%) iPad
4 10 (3.41%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.39%) Life Science
5 7 (2.39%) Replication
6 6 (2.05%) FMCG
7 5 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.37%) Tandem
9 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.68%) iPhone
10 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.34%) Clustering
11 1 (0.34%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
11 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (71.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 189 (64.51%) Windows Server
4 61 (20.82%) Windows 7
5 58 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (13.99%) Windows 8
7 35 (11.95%) Linux
8 28 (9.56%) Windows 10
9 21 (7.17%) Windows XP
10 18 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.73%) CentOS
11 8 (2.73%) Unix
12 7 (2.39%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.39%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.05%) AIX
14 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.37%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.02%) Android
15 3 (1.02%) Debian
16 2 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.28%) ITIL
2 30 (10.24%) Service Management
3 26 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (6.83%) ITSM
4 20 (6.83%) Mentoring
5 16 (5.46%) Load Balancing
5 16 (5.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (5.12%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (5.12%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.78%) ITIL V3
7 14 (4.78%) Time Management
8 13 (4.44%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.10%) Line Management
10 11 (3.75%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.41%) Asset Management
11 10 (3.41%) Migration
12 9 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (3.07%) DevOps
13 8 (2.73%) Change Management
14 7 (2.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.31%) PowerShell
2 25 (8.53%) SQL
3 12 (4.10%) Java
4 10 (3.41%) Python
5 9 (3.07%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.02%) Perl
6 3 (1.02%) VB
6 3 (1.02%) VBA
6 3 (1.02%) VBScript
7 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (13.65%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (11.60%) MCSE
4 29 (9.90%) Degree
5 26 (8.87%) MCP
6 24 (8.19%) CCNA
7 22 (7.51%) MCSA
8 21 (7.17%) CCNP
9 16 (5.46%) MCITP
9 16 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (5.12%) A+ Certification
11 10 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (2.73%) CCA
12 8 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.05%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.37%) NCDA
15 3 (1.02%) PMP
15 3 (1.02%) RHCE
15 3 (1.02%) RHCSA
15 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.37%) PMO
3 4 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 180 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 63 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (19.80%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.92%) vSphere
5 30 (10.24%) XenApp
6 19 (6.48%) XenDesktop
7 18 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.75%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.71%) Docker
9 5 (1.71%) XenServer
10 4 (1.37%) KVM
10 4 (1.37%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.02%) Varnish
12 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.34%) NFS
13 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.07%) Ansible
1 9 (3.07%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.39%) SCCM
3 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.71%) Puppet
4 5 (1.71%) SCOM
5 4 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (1.37%) vRealize
6 3 (1.02%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.02%) cPanel
6 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.02%) Plesk
6 3 (1.02%) SCSM
6 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.02%) WSUS
7 2 (0.68%) Nagios
7 2 (0.68%) Netcool
7 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 153 (52.22%) VMware
2 152 (51.88%) Microsoft
3 77 (26.28%) Cisco
4 71 (24.23%) Citrix
5 30 (10.24%) HP
6 24 (8.19%) Veeam
7 16 (5.46%) NetApp
8 15 (5.12%) F5
8 15 (5.12%) Red Hat
8 15 (5.12%) Riverbed
9 12 (4.10%) Apple
10 10 (3.41%) Dell
11 7 (2.39%) EqualLogic
11 7 (2.39%) Google
11 7 (2.39%) SAP
11 7 (2.39%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.05%) IBM
12 6 (2.05%) McAfee
12 6 (2.05%) Oracle
12 6 (2.05%) SonicWALL