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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.53% 6.29% 5.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 23.81% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 7
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
10th Percentile £23,250 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £50,000 £43,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 84 42 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 42.86% 26.42% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 107 80 89
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £21,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -10 3 £32,500 -10.34%
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam