The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 28 54
Rank change year-on-year -29 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.26% 5.53% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 22.95% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 26
Median salary £38,250 £29,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £26,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £40,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 122 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 15.93% 24.11% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 62 108 170
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Sheffield

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (65.00%) VMware
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (55.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
8 6 (30.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) IIS
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) LAN
9 5 (25.00%) WAN
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (20.00%) SCCM
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (20.00%) SLA
10 4 (20.00%) Citrix
10 4 (20.00%) MCSE
10 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.00%) Unix
11 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) Skype
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Server Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Android
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) JDA
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam