The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 3.28% 3.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 15.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £22,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 Preston with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21 13 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 17.21% 21.67% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 8
Median salary £37,500 £19,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +97.36% -40.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Preston

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Preston

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Preston over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Preston region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
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