Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 60 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 -33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.85% 0.95% 5.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 2.86% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 18
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% -2.26% +10.83%
10th Percentile £21,775 £24,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £28,750 £37,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +2.74% -2.67%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 136 140 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 32.30% 33.18% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 89 91 56
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.14%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
County Antrim +7 11 £27,500 -15.38%
County Londonderry - 1 £26,500 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) vSphere
4 7 (58.33%) SCOM
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Splunk
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (33.33%) Ivanti
7 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Wyse
7 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) Dell
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) ThinApp
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Server Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCDST
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCOM
2 4 (33.33%) ThinApp
2 4 (33.33%) vRealize
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 4 (33.33%) Ivanti
4 4 (33.33%) Splunk
4 4 (33.33%) Wyse
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy