Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 39 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.44% 6.19% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.85% 16.37% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 7
Shropshire median annual salary £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +22.22% -16.67%
10th Percentile £20,975 £16,213 £21,200
90th Percentile £25,500 £46,780 £46,144
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year -4.11% +24.79% -10.00%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 135 171 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 37.50% 37.83% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 79 135 83
Shropshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.81% -8.75% +48.15%
10th Percentile £17,500 £20,600 £21,950
90th Percentile £60,250 £53,813 £53,190
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -6.67%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Shrewsbury +15 6 £21,500 -4.44%
Telford -7 6 £24,000 -31.43%
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) Citrix
5 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 10 (62.50%) DNS
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
7 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (43.75%) Clustering
8 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (43.75%) DDNS
8 7 (43.75%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
8 7 (43.75%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
10 5 (31.25%) ISEB
10 5 (31.25%) Project Management
10 5 (31.25%) DBS Check
10 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (31.25%) Office 365
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (31.25%) Veeam

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) DDNS
2 7 (43.75%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) IT Project Leader
1 5 (31.25%) Project Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Operations Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) People Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) APMP
2 5 (31.25%) DBS Check
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Veeam
5 3 (18.75%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds