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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 43 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.41% 2.25% 11.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.04% 10.31% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 24
Median salary £20,000 £31,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.50% +26.00%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 97 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 39.34% 21.80% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 65
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +37.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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

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

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) MySQL
3 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (71.43%) NAS
4 10 (71.43%) SolarWinds
4 10 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (71.43%) Apache
4 10 (71.43%) SAN
4 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (71.43%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) IIS
4 10 (71.43%) DDNS
4 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) Clustering
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 3 (21.43%) Linux
9 3 (21.43%) SLA
9 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Android
9 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell

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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (71.43%) Apache
2 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (71.43%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) DDNS
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
1 10 (71.43%) NAS
1 10 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Development DBA
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
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