Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 56 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.70% 1.28% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.64% 6.67% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 26
Shropshire median annual salary £35,000 £22,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -12.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £16,300 £20,350 £17,250
90th Percentile £53,634 £46,144 £31,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.67% -7.69% -7.14%

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 189 120 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 40.38% 19.17% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 137 94 77
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,563 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +41.75% -14.52%
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,550 £17,500
90th Percentile £53,813 £52,500 £43,450
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -5.41% +5.71%

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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 October 2017. 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
Telford -2 16 £35,000 +30.84% 2
Windows Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (81.82%) SAN
2 18 (81.82%) DNS
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 15 (68.18%) Clustering
3 15 (68.18%) NAS
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (59.09%) Citrix
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) DHCP
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) Change Management
6 9 (40.91%) WAP
6 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (40.91%) WSUS
6 9 (40.91%) SCCM
6 9 (40.91%) SCOM
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) UAG
6 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (40.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (40.91%) Data Centre

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 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) DNS
1 18 (81.82%) SAN
2 15 (68.18%) NAS
3 12 (54.55%) DHCP
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) DDNS
5 6 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Server Support
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Leader
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Support
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Support
5 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Clustering
2 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
3 5 (22.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Change Management
1 9 (40.91%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (27.27%) MCITP
3 6 (27.27%) MCSA
3 6 (27.27%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Clustering
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
1 9 (40.91%) SCOM
1 9 (40.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 13 (59.09%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Progress